Executive Committee Meeting Notes

Friday, December 28, 2007

8:30 a.m., Ka Lama 102


In attendance: Pat Adams, Herman Andaya, Lori Govaars,  Ekela Kaniaupio-Crozier, Michele Katsutani, Suzette Robinson, Clyde Sakamoto, Mona Stevenson, David Tamanaha, Marilyn Umetsu

Agenda Item

Discussion Notes

Action Items

1.     Data Dialogue: IPEDS 2007 data feedback report for Maui CC from National Center for Education Statistics  - Clyde

       Continued from last meeting; reviewed report and discussed findings and implications

       Review ways to improve communication with high schools and parents on recruitment and retention issues

2.     US Senate staff visit 1/8/08 - Clyde

       Members of the US Senate Appropriations and Housing & Transportation committees, along w/Maui County Council members, will be visiting 1/8/08. Tour & lunch being planned

       Suzette to arrange lunch at the Class Act

3.     Spring tuition status – David

       As of 12/11/07, $1,355,965 = 4.6% ahead of last year

       Target is $1,759,000


4.     Enrollment - Michele

       2,084 current enrollment; this is 280 ahead of last year

       161 are new students

       Michele will follow up w/Alvin on persistence percentages

5.     Kulana’ao - Clyde

       25 residents for spring 2008

       15 new applicants being reviewed


6.     Student Life Center - David

       1/9/07 is final walk through to accept all the areas except the Wellness Center, which still has issues with flooring

       Alternative plan for Library book storage may be necessary if Wellness Center is unavailable

       Office relocations should begin as soon as possible for Suzette’s & Alvin’s areas

7.     HUD grant--Lau`ulu Center project

       Pat provided update; flood zone issue being addressed with county planning department.

       Pat to obtain information on HUD grant deadline extension possibilities

8.     Spring Convocation

       Focus will be on Strategic Plan & sustainability

       Suzette to follow up with Ramsey Taum on his sustainability presentation

9.     WASC status

       UH President wants MCC’s new baccalaureate proposals by end of January 2008

       Suzette working on preparing proposals

       Clyde to attend January 10 Academic Senate meeting to provide updates

10.  Class Cancellations - Suzette

       9 classes were cancelled with fewer than 4 enrolled; 1 class was added

       The next cut with fewer than 10 enrolled will be 1/8/08; faculty have been notified

       Cancellation criteria being reviewed by Suzette

       Suzette to determine how many seats are available by majors

11.  Special Assistant to the Chancellor

       Herman Andaya introduced and welcomed


12.  Feedback on meetings

       Turning Point devices distributed and used to evaluate meeting

       Clyde invites continued email input on ways to improve executive meetings

13.  January 11, 2008

       Next executive meeting 8:30, KaLama 102