Chancellorís Advisory Council Minutes

July 16, 2007

The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant



Present:†††††††††† Del Adlawan, Susan Bendon, David Gleason, Gwen Hiraga, Steve Holaday, Richard Kipper, John Kreag, Dorvin Leis, Martin Luna, Roger MacArthur, Audrey MacLean, Alec McBarnet, Boyd Mossman, Marty Quill, Curtis Tom, Bill Wong


MCC:†††††††††††††† Clyde Sakamoto, Michele Katsutani, Marilyn Fornwall, Cordy MacLaughlin, Katie McMillan, Suzette Robinson, Alvin Tagamori, David Tamanaha







Call to Order: Richard Kipper called the meeting to order at 12:00 p.m.


Approval of Minutes: The minutes of the January 22, 2007 meeting were approved as circulated.


Introduction:Clyde introduced Suzette Robinson as the new Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Katie McMillan the new Director of Marketing and Community Relations, and David Gleason a new Chancellorís Advisory Council member.††



         Through Marty Quillís leadership, the Chancellorís Golf Tournament netted $55,000, $10,000 more than last yearís tournament.

         MCC has received over $9 million from 25 grants last year.

         The Legislature has approved 6 nursing positions and 5 counseling/student services positions for the first year and 3 general education, 2 sustainable science, and 1 dental hygiene positions for the second year of funding.This equates to $1.31 million in personnel support and $1.48 million to nursing including the portable classroom.

         The County has appropriated 500,000 to Nursing and Dental and $250,000 to the Long-term Care Partnership.

         Supplemental budget requests have been submitted for the Business Office, Security, the Learning Center, and for an Instructional Designer.

         Enrollment is currently 2088 students with a 3274 target.Fall í06 enrollment was 2841 students.


Preparation for Baccalaureate:Clyde discussed issues and implications including a name change to UH Maui College. New degrees will address needs and opportunities in Maui County.MCC will continue to partially feed students to UH Manoa, UH Hilo and UH West Oahu.Other issues include more flexible industry-responsive scheduling, satellite campus centers, and housing and transportation challenges.Money for scholarships will continue to be required.The focus of MCC will be to grow and develop in conjunction with Maui County-based needs and opportunities.MCCís specialties will be: health care, business, long-term care, adaptive optics, photonics, the hospitality industry and other emerging program areas.


Chancellorís Advisory Council Committee Structure:††Richard outlined the various committees and their functions.These include the Program Committee which reviews and refines major programs and proposals; the Marketing Committee which reviews, strengthens and monitors the marketing plan implementation; the Governmental Relations Committee which reviews and refines goals and activities related to State, County and Federal initiatives; and the Horizons Committee which reviews and refines the development plan and monitors progress.


Upcoming Activities and Events:

         Maui Long-term Care Partnership with Rita Barreras

         Pacific Radio Group-MCC Multi-media Project

         Swap Meet should begin on campus Sept. 2008.

         The Student Center should be ready Aug. 20 (contractorís deadline).This has been an $8 million renovation.

         Student Housing-Rooms for 100 beds will be ready Aug. 15; Iwado Realty is managing the project.

         The House Finance Committee will visit MCC on July 25th.

         The Community Forum will take place on August 8th at 3:00pm in Pa`ina.

         The Lahaina Education Center dedication will be August 9th at 4:00pm.



The meeting was adjourned at 1:30 p.m.


Next meeting:Tuesday, September 11, 2007

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Respectfully submitted,




Cordy MacLaughlin

UH Foundation