on IRO and MAPS. Jeannie shared the
to the new Institutional Research Office website and
Management and Planning Support reports.
Prospective Changes in Administrative Leadership:flo has accepted a position
with the Community College Office of the Associate Vice President of Academic
Affairs.Her appointment is on the
agenda of the Board of Regents September meeting.Suzette Robinson will be filling in as
Interim Vice Chancellor while the search for permanent filling of the Vice
Chancellor, Assistant Vice Chancellor and OCET Director positions are ongoing. With these manpower challenges, Clyde asked for everyone’s support and assistance to ensure that deadlines etc. are not overlooked.flo explained her new role.She will be working out of her home and
possibly the WestMauiEducationCenter
The was continued from last week by flo. Graduation and completion
challenges were discussed.The need
to focus on developing a well rounded student with a variety
of skill vs a specific vocational skill was discussed. Dan Kruse questioned
the method of measure being used. flo explained the challenge of using national
measures and the applicability for Hawaii. EMSI provides the data based on statewide information. However,
Clyde spoke with the CEO of EMSI in developing more accurate and
applicable data for MauiCounty. Together we may help them to reveal sources which EMSI has not been able to tap into for more accurate employee demand information. Nationally,
EMSI is trying to improve how they extract data for counties and communities.
MCC will possibly be used as their test pilot project. MCC will be utilizing
their new software free of charge and hopefully produce true data.
administrators must meet with our program coordinators more regularly to use the information they have. Our instructors and programs are generally in touch with folks in the field and have information and
knowledge of how many graduates are actually working in the field.
changed their program name to HOST (Hospitality and Tourism).Clyde asked if there was another descriptor that the program was working towards as well as moving towards meeting national and industry standards. Follow up on
this communication to students on wage benefits connected with a degree should
also be stressed.
Business lab and TLC
needs to identify commonalties or differentiate services. The learning center,
business lab and media center have not established a common performance matrix
as they are not “instructional” programs but all their project qualitative and
quantitative data should be included in this program review summary. Suzette
shared the top ten
which are based on their program review.Instructional budget requests and priorities still need to be
provided.An integrated summary of the
budget relationships for instruction and academic support need to be provided
for this coming fiscal year.Future
budget requests should be available at the next meeting as well as showing
program review analyses based on data and their implications for decisions for
this year and next.
flo will be
summarizing and updating her report for posting to the web.
David Tamanaha also
stressed the importance and applicability of the program reviews, which are
also used when determining the direction for CIP and large-scale R&M
projects. Instructional areas should include this if it affects their ability to provide classes, for example our labs in the science
Banner’s new version
installation is scheduled for December 4th. It will affect students’ ability to register via MyUH portal. Financial aid upgrades will be
included into the new version. Please ensure that all students are
Our Accreditation pre-visit begins on
Monday, September 11. Everyone was asked to keep his or her constituency abreast of what is happening
on a regular basis.
will be visiting campus on Tuesday, September 12 to review R&M projects and
Suzette reviewed the
status of the .
Board of Regents
will be coming in November. Agenda items will probably be in area of
programs; Sustainable Construction Technologies, Long-Range Development Plan
and potentially Sustainable Living Institute of Maui (SLIM).The reorganization piece will probably not be
ready. Members were asked to inform administrators as soon as possible If there are other action items.
Other reporting items will probably be on accreditation, student housing, West Maui Education Center, science facility, student center, HUD
project, and electrical optical (if ready).Dan Kruse will follow up on electrical optical to see if it will be ready for the November Board agenda.
Dan Kruse noted some
faculty concerns for seemingly different methods of how some new programs (e.g.
ConstructionAcademy) came about. Clyde and flo explained that there are a variety of factors.These externally
driven initiatives are generally due to governor, legislative, president and board directives
seeking to address economic development needs. The libraries as an
example, went through a system-wide-approach through the UH Sytem Library
Council to address their budget requests.It is important for faculty to understand this.Dan
was asked to provide the information and feedback to faculty so that they are aware of how different things
A statewide computing recycling effort
will be occurring on campus sponsored by Apple. Our campus coordinator is being identified.
Clyde reported on discussions at the President’s meeting.
The Univeristy of
Hawai`i is looking at a partnership with Hawaiian Electric.This could open up the possibility of a
partnership between MauiCommunity College and Maui Electric Company.
Lendio and USC law graduate from Wailua has been appointed the new General
Counsel.Yaa-Yin Fong has been appointed
the new Director of Research Services.Yaa-Yin has already been making effective changes in processing
contracts and grants.
Authority to Change Fee Levels – The system is looking at assigning
delegation of authority to campus administration so that fee changes that are not
related to tuition and fees could be approved administratively. All
campus fees are being identified so that a review of system and campus
delegation authority can be made.
David reported that
our revenues are at $1,728,000, down by 6%.We are still $50-60 ahead of our target.Final purges still need to be done.
flo was asked to review instructional budget implications.With the move to full-time faculty, lectureship funds should be available
for supplies and equipment.
Interviews are being
conducted in September for the OCET Director position.
Meeting for CCSSE
folks to meet with students and faculty is scheduled for September 18.