The Board of NC-SARA will have a vacancy due to the resignation of M. Peter McPherson, President of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, who has served on the Board since 2013 and was its founding Vice-Chair. We solicit nominations or applications to fill this vacancy.
NC-SARA is pleased to announce that Massachusetts and Puerto Rico have now joined SARA. Massachusetts’ application has been approved by the New England Board of Higher Education; Puerto Rico’s application has been approved by the Southern Regional Education Board.
On June 1, DEAC, NC-SARA and WCET provided comments on the U.S. Department of Education's plan to refer the December 2016 rules regarding state authorization of distance education to a negotiated rulemaking panel.
Draft minutes of the recent NC-SARA Board meeting are available HERE. Minutes are designated "draft" until formally approved by the NC-SARA Board at its next meeting, scheduled for November 1, 2018 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Marshall A. Hill
Members of the NC-SARA board met in Denver on May 3, 2017. The agenda and materials prepared for the meeting are available HERE. The NC-SARA Board took the following actions:
Each year, NC-SARA board members and the Executive Director in writing confirm their receipt, understanding and compliance with NC-SARA's Conflict of Interest Policy.
Agenda materials for the May 3rd meeting of the NC-SARA Board are available HERE.
The agenda for the May 3rd NC-SARA Board meeting is available HERE. Electronic copies of the meeting materials will be posted on the NC-SARA website early next week.
SARA staff have received several questions regarding the state-mandated tuition refund policies of several (SARA) states and the applicability of those polices to SARA-participating institutions operating from other states.