System Council of Chief Academic Officers

The System Council of Chief Academic Officers (SCOCAO), established in 2002, is composed of the six chief academic officers of the state universities, four chief academic officers selected by the nineteen community colleges, one chief academic officer selected by the six technical colleges, and the chief academic officer of Washburn University. SCOCAO meets in person the morning of the first day of the monthly Board meeting.

SCOCAO formulates recommendations relating to the implementation of the Higher Education Coordination Act as they apply to academic affairs; addresses instructional, academic, or related issues that affect higher education system-wide in Kansas; receives and reviews recommendations from individual campuses or instructional groups; promotes continuous quality improvement and coordination of higher education in Kansas; and promotes higher education improvement through joint academic or professional development activities. One of its primary functions is continuous academic planning for the Kansas public postsecondary system. 

FY 2020 Meeting Information

June 17, 2020    
May 20, 2020    
April 15, 2020
Hosted by Kansas State University
March 18, 2020
Hosted by the University of Kansas Medical Center
February 19, 2020    
January 15, 2020    
December 18, 2019    
November 20, 2019
Hosted by Pittsburg State University
September 18, 2019  Agenda  

FY 2019 Meeting Information

June 19, 2019  Agenda  
May 15, 2019  Agenda Minutes
April 17, 2019
Hosted by the University of Kansas
 Agenda Minutes
March 20, 2019  Agenda Minutes
February 20, 2019  Agenda Minutes 
January 16, 2019  Agenda Minutes
December 12, 2018  Agenda Minutes 
November 7, 2018
Hosted by Emporia State University
 Agenda Minutes
September 19, 2018  Agenda Minutes

FY 2018 Meeting Information 

June 20, 2018  Agenda  Minutes
May 16, 2018
Hosted by the University of Kansas at KUMC
 Agenda  Minutes
March 14, 2018
Hosted by Pittsburg State University
 Agenda  Minutes
February 14, 2018  Agenda  Minutes
January 17, 2018  Agenda  Minutes
December 20, 2017   Agenda  Minutes
November 15, 2017
Hosted by Wichita State University
 Agenda  Minutes
September 20, 2017 Agenda Minutes

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