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Report of Regents Cultural Education Committee to The Board of Regents

Your Committee on Cultural Education Committee had its scheduled meeting on January 9, 2017. Regent Roger Tilles, Chair of the Cultural Education Committee, submitted the following written report. In attendance were committee members: Regent Tilles, Chair,  Regent Cottrell, Regent Chin, Regent Ouderkirk and Regent Johnson. Regents absent: Regent Cea

Regents In addition to CE Committee Members, in attendance were: Chancellor Rosa, Vice Chancellor Brown, Regent Tallon, Regent Young, Regent Norwood, Regent Cashin, Regent Collins, Regent Mead and Regent Reyes.


Chair’s Remarks: Regent Tilles welcomed everyone and along with Commissioner Elia thanked all staff of the Office of Cultural Education for raising the bar and continuing to advocate for cultural resources and enhancing our collections to further support Education and collaboration across the state.

New York State Museum Accreditation; Review of Accreditation Documents

Mark Schaming, Director and Assistant Commissioner for the NYS Museum addressed the committee regarding Museum’s efforts in pursuing accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums. Schaming provided an overview of the American Alliance of Museums’ accreditation process which includes review of five institutional core documents approved by the institution’s governing authority.  Two documents were presented for the Board’s review and approval.

Motion made by: Regent Cottrell
Seconded by: Regent Chin
Unanimously approved

Associated Agenda Item

Meeting Date: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 3:20pm