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Report of Regents Higher Education Committee to The Board of Regents

Your Higher Education Committee held its scheduled meeting on March 17, 2015

Action Items

Renewal of Institutional Accreditation: Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.  Your Committee recommends that the Board of Regents renew the accreditation of the Louis V. Gerstner, Jr., Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for a period of seven years, with the provision that updates on responses to all recommendations are addressed in the institution’s required annual reports.


Madam Chancellor and Colleagues: Your Higher Education Committee recommends, and we move, that the Board of Regents act affirmatively upon each recommendation in the written report of the Committee’s deliberations at its meeting on March 17, 2015, copies of which have been distributed to each member of the Board of Regents.

Other matters not requiring action:

Report on edTPA Task Force.    Your Committee received an update and overview of the edTPA and other Certification Assessment outcomes as well as a review of edTPA data.  Deb Colley and Scott Bischoping, Co-Chairs of the edTPA Task Force reviewed the work and the recommendations of the Task Force members.  Your Committee requested that the Department analyze the current data on the new certification examinations and examine the labor market to see where there is supply and demand for teachers and explore potential safety net options for the EAS and the ALST and to report such recommendations back to the Board.

Associated Agenda Item

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 9:35am