(In the event a quorum of the members is not achieved, in accordance with the Bylaws of the Commission,
the Executive Committee of the Commission may meet to act upon items on this agenda.)
Introductions and Announcements
1. Consider Adoption of the Monetary Amount that will constitute the Average Award Amount (TOPS Tech), to be awarded to TOPS recipients who are pursuing a vocational or technical education certificate or diploma at a proprietary or cosmetology school during the 2015-16 academic year.
2. Consider awarding monetary performance adjustments in the amount four (4) percent to the agency's classified and unclassified staff.
3. Consider amending Sections 705 and 805 of the Scholarship and Grant Program Rules to amend the time by which a student must have attained the required cumulative grade point average to maintain their award and to amend Section 803 to add an expiration date to the current TOPS Tech core curriculum.
4. Consider and Act Upon the Attached Requests for Exception to the TOPS Regulatory Provisions that Require Students to Enroll Full-Time, to Remain Continuously Enrolled, and to Earn at Least 24 Credit Hours During the Academic Year.