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The HECC will meet on March 31, 2017

The next meeting of the Florida Higher Education Coordinating Council (HECC) will be held in Tallahassee on March 30, 2017. The meeting will begin at 2:00 p.m.

Meeting time: 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon
Location: Turlington Building
325 W. Gaines Street, 17th Floor
Tallahassee, FL 32399

An agenda and meeting location will be posted closer to the meeting date.

For more information contact:
Diane McCain
Director, External Relations
Board of Governors, State University System of FL

The Higher Education Coordinating Council meeting will be on January 26, 2017

This meeting has been unavoidably postponed. The HECC will not meet on January 26, 2017. A future date will be scheduled and announced soon. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Higher Education Coordinating Council will meet on January 26, 2017, in Lakeland, Florida.

The meeting will be webcast by the Florida Channel. (thefloridachannel.org)


Date: January 26, 2017
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. or upon conclusion of business
Location: Florida Polytechnic University
4700 Research Way
Lakeland, FL 33805-8531


Diane McCain
Director of External Relations
Board of Governors
State University System of Florida

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HECC 2015 Annual Report

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The Council was established to identify unmet needs and to facilitate solutions to disputes regarding the creation of new degree programs and the establishment of new institutes, campuses, or centers. Its purpose is to make recommendations to the Legislature, the State Board of Education, and the Board of Governors, State University System of Florida.

The Council’s recommendations will be consistent with the following guiding principles:

A Shared Vision of a New Florida
  • To achieve within existing resources a seamless academic educational system that fosters an integrated continuum of kindergarten through graduate school education for Florida’s students;
  • To promote consistent education policy across all educational delivery systems, focusing on students;
  • To promote substantially improved articulation across all educational delivery systems;
  • To promote a system that maximizes educational access and allows the opportunity for a high quality education for all Floridians;
  • To promote a system of coordinated and consistent transfer of credit and data collection for improved accountability purposes between the education delivery systems.

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