Executive Committee Meeting Notes

Friday, May 11, 2007

8:30 a.m., Ka Lama 102


In attendance: Pat Adams, Ekela Kaniaupio-Crozier, Dan Kruse, Diane Meyer, Karen Muraoka, Suzette Robinson, Clyde Sakamoto, Frances Segundo, Mona Stevenson, Alvin Tagomori, David Tamanaha,

Guests: Jeannie Pezzoli, Katie McMillian



Agenda Item

Discussion Notes

Action Items

1.      Data Dialog, Jeannie Pezzoli

  • Fall 2006 low enrolled classes. MCC had 29 low enrolled classes in areas such as ABIT, Allied Health, and Culinary. Goal is to reduce this number in fall ’07. STAR program is available to compare retention and completion rates for classes.

Compare retention and completion rates of these classes for Spring 07. Jeannie will set up STAR workshop for Executive Committee members.

2.      Recruitment and Housing Updates

  • Current enrollment for summer 2007 is 450 which is 24 less than last summer. Enrollment for Fall 2007 is 1084 which is about 58 students below same time last year. All students that apply have to go health center and bring in TB results prior to registration.
  • 36 students on housing list. Working on finishing handbook for students. Tentative for fall ’07 to have 100 rooms available.

Katie will look into how MCC communicates to public about how students are being forewarned about requirements for registration

3.      Program Reviews

·        Program reviews need to be merged with Priority Budget Requests. 

Alvin and David will present financial analysis May 25th. (Dan Kruse will have available May 31st.)

4.      Operational Budget Status: End of Year and Preparation for Next Year

·        Science building not in biennium budget for upcoming year. Will get serious consideration in 2008 Supplemental Budget. Rapid Response fund did get supported. Work Force Development is for Art, Hospitality & Math. Hope is to reduce lecturers costs.


5.      Status of Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Chancellor’s Executive Assistant Positions

  • Four finalists for Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, currently doing reference follow ups. Executive Assistant position to be filled in July.

Interviews scheduled for June and final target date for offer is mid June. Request to double check position description and have any comments to Colleen as soon as possible.


6.      Proposed Revision West Education Center to MCC-Lahaina

  • West Maui Education Center, discussion about changing name to MCC Lahaina Education Center to associate with MCC. Literature will need to be revised.

Meeting to be scheduled to discuss.


7.      NSF Board Visit in June to MCC to visit ATE, TCUP grants

  • Meeting to be scheduled.

To be orchestrated by Suzette.


8.      Community Forum

  • Community Forum moved to August 8th. MCC needs to report on how MCC addresses community’s recommendations.

Katie to work with administrative and executive groups to design a community forum to identify who is key in the community to bring to campus to provide input.


9.      Other Items

  • HRS Volunteer Application Form for key volunteers performing a service for UH to fill out and need to go back to personnel. This is to ensure volunteers are covered under insurance.
  • Distance Education updated policy attempting to promote a higher level of collaboration and an expectation that there will be a high level of cooperation among the institutions with respect to Distance Education.
  • Memorandum of Understanding in regards to Kapi‘olani CC and University of Hawaii at Manoa which allows students to meet UH Manoa entry level admission requirements to take courses at Kapi‘olani CC and UH Manoa and, therefore, considered dually enrolled.
  • Letter for review from Anti-Defamation League regarding a reminder of Jewish Holidays.
  • Robert Burton’s report on the Virginia Tech Tragedy.



  • UH system leadership goals and action plan, 2006-2009.
  • Forms are available on line.



·        Comments to Clyde by the end of June.



  • Endorsement is possible in Fall 2007.







  • Next meeting look at how to proactively address issues on safety and security.
  • For Committee’s review.