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August 27, 2007 Postsecondary Education Working Group on Access to Academic Programs Meeting

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Council on Postsecondary Education
Postsecondary Education Working Group on Access to Academic Programs

August 27, 2007
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (EDT)
Council on Postsecondary Education
Meeting Room A


1. Welcome and Introductions


2. Work Group Charge and Review of Documents

a.  Postsecondary education centers: Possible issues to consider

  • What is the current status of center operations around the state?
  • Are centers still operating based on the Council’s 1998 guidelines?
  • Should current Council guidelines for centers be revised to help centers address postsecondary access needs in Kentucky in 2007?
  • Should the number of centers be expanded ?
  • How can we best use new e-learning strategies to fulfill the mission of centers?
  • Do postsecondary education centers address the needs of new and emerging student markets, such as adult learners?
  • What role should postsecondary education centers play in the Council’s Double the Numbers plan and the Regional Stewardship Program?
  • Is additional funding needed for current or new centers?

b.  Extended campuses: Possible issues to consider

  • Are current Council policies adequate to ensure cooperation and coordination among postsecondary institutions?
  • What is the best way to create partnerships among public and private postsecondary institutions to promote effective and efficient delivery of academic programs?
  • What should the Council’s oversight role be for programs offered within a universities area of responsibility and outside that area?
  • How can e-learning best support extended campus programs?
  • Do extended campuses address the needs of new and emerging student markets?

c.  Academic program approval: Possible issues to consider

  • Are current Council academic program approval  policies appropriate to ensure program quality and efficient use of public resources?
  • What is the Council’s role in encouraging collaboration among institutions?
  • What should be the role of e-learning in new program development?

3. Discussion of Work Plan and Information Needs

4.  Future Meeting Dates


 Tuesday, September 18th 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 Wednesday, October 17th  2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 Tuesday, November 27th  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 Tuesday, December 18th  1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

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