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Higher Education Coordinating Council Meeting


February 8, 2013
Florida Virtual Campus - Tallahassee, FL
1753 W. Paul Dirac Drive - Tallahassee, FL 32310
9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, or upon conclusion of business

  1. Introductions and Co Chairs’ Opening Remarks
    Marshall Criser, Co Chair
    Jon Moyle, Sr., Co Chair
  2. Reports from and Discussion with Council Members (and/or designated staff)
    • Feedback and comments from governing boards and government leadership regarding the HECC Annual Report for 2012.
    • Implementation of Florida’s Common Core State Standards - Tony Bennett, Commissioner
      Florida Department of Education
    • Common STEM Definition - Frank Brogan, Chancellor
      Online University Study Update
      Board of Governors/State University System of Florida
    • College and Career First Goals - Randy Hanna, Chancellor
      The Florida College System Response/Florida College System
      Action on Governor’s challenge for $10,000 degree
      Florida Department of Education
    • Commission for Independent Education - Sam Ferguson, Director
      Commission for Independent Education
      Florida Department of Education
    • Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida - Ed Moore, President
      Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida
      Note: Articulation Coordinating Committee - No update - Next scheduled ACC meeting date is February 27, 2013
  3. Higher Education Value & Affordability - Chair Criser
    Continuation of initial discussions by Council: What are the elements and the return on investment(s) made by and for individual students, business/industry, the state, families, and society? What Are Relevant Costs? (Student/Parent, Institution, and State)
  4. Other business/Public Comments

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