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MEETING AGENDA
Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Roy G. Story Student Center - Round Up Room, Lower Level
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Thursday, October 12, 2006
8:30 a.m.

Note: Items on which the Commission will take action are indicated in bold.

  1. CALL TO ORDER

    Public notice of this meeting was given by posting notice on the Commissionís Web site; posting notice on the State of Nebraska's online public meeting calendar; e-mailing news media; and keeping a current copy of the agenda in the Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education's office, listing the date, time, and location of the meeting.
     

  2. Swearing in of Richard Uhing of Norfolk as a new Commissioner.
     
  3. WELCOME: Joe Gow, Interim President Nebraska Wesleyan University
     
  4. MINUTES

    Action item: Approval of the September 19, 2006 meeting minutes. (Appendix 1)
     

  5. CHAIRMANíS REPORT
     
    1. Announcement of tentative 2007 meeting dates. (Appendix 2)
    2. Designation of nominating committee for 2007 Commission officers.
       
  6. EXECUTIVE DIRECTORíS REPORT
     
    1. Announcements and updates
    2. First quarter CCPE budget report. (Appendix 3)
       
  7. PUBLIC COMMENT ON MATTERS OF GENERAL CONCERN

    Individuals commenting on general matters are allowed five mintues each.
     

  8. PUBLIC HEARING ON BUDGET, CONSTRUCTION, AND FINANCIAL AID COMMITTEE ITEMS

    Individuals commenting on the proposals listed under Agenda IX are allowed five minutes each.
     

  9. BUDGET, CONSTRUCTION, AND FINANCIAL AID COMMITTEE
     
    1. 2006-07 Nebraska State Grant allocations (Appendix 4)
       
    2. Action items: Proposals for capital construction projects:
       
      1. Chadron State Collegeís proposal for the agricultural classroom, laboratory, and arena building. (Appendix 5)
         
      2. University of Nebraska at Omahaís proposal for the College of Public Administration and Community Service building renovation and addition change in scope. (Appendix 6)
         
      3. University of Nebraska-Lincolnís proposal for the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery exterior rehabilitation operating and maintenance costs. (Appendix 7)
         
      4. University of Nebraska at Omahaís proposal for operating and maintenance costs for the Library renovation. (Appendix 8)
         
      5. University of Nebraska-Lincoln's proposal for operating and maintenance costs for the International Quilt Study Center (Appendix 9)
         
    3. Action item: Recommendations regarding 2007-09 public postsecondary education institutionsí operating budget requests. (Appendix 10)
       
    4. Action item: Recommendations and prioritization of Nebraskaís public postsecondary education institutionsí 2007-09 biennial capital construction budget requests. (Appendix 11)
       
  10. PUBLIC HEARING ON ACADEMIC PROGRAMS COMMITTEE ITEMS

    Individuals commenting on the matters under Agenda XI are allowed five minutes each.
     

  11. ACADEMIC PROGRAMS COMMITTEE
     
    1. Existing program review (Appendix 12)

      Communications: UNL, UNO, WSC
      Academic Transfer: CCC, MCC, MPCC, NECC, SCC
      Electronics Technology: WNCC
       

    2. Action item: Follow-up reports on existing instructional programs previously considered. (Appendix 13)

      CSC Library Media
      WNCC Welding
      UNO Bioinformatics
      UNL Textiles, Clothing, and Design
       

    3. Action item: Follow-up reports - private colleges. (Appendix 14)

      Universal College of Healing Arts
      ITT Technical Institute
       

    4. Report on name changes, deletions, reasonable and moderate extensions, and other institutional activities relating to existing programs. (Appendix 15)
       
  12. FUTURE MEETINGS

    The next Commission meeting will be December 7, 2006, in Lincoln.
     

  13. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS
     
  14. ADJOURNMENT