Executive Committee Meeting Notes

Monday, August 31, 2009

8:30 a.m., Ka Lama 102

 

In attendance: NEED TO FILL IN

 

Agenda Item

Discussion Notes

Action Items

Enrollment

Date

Fall ‘09

Last Year

Continuing

New returning or transfer

Applications

Last Year

Summer

Last Year

4-24-09

1223

468

 

 

 

 

 

 

4-28-09

1342

686

1057

285

1593*

1127

1266*

575

493

330

5-05-09

1619

935

1220

399

1251

664

577

398

5-08-09

1740

1027

 

 

 

 

631

425

5-19-09

2060

1251

1494

566

1512

767

726

507

6-02-09

2374

1445

1651

723

1714

941

767

516

6-05-09

2459

1513

1687

772

1755

1003

715*

547

6-25-09

2857

   1846

1798

1059

2130

1337

790

634

7-07-09

2996

1991

1838

1158

2254

1440

791

646

7-24-09

3203

2289

1824

1379

2531

1770

840

666

7-28-09

3293

2359

1860

1433

2626

1807

840

672

8-04-09

3492

2566

1928

1564

2766

1962

840

683

8-11-09

3583

2711

1918

1665

2897

2080

853

688

8-14-09

3721

2842

1961

1760

2956

2126

853

688

8-18-09

3791

2895

1974

1817

2991

2176

853

688

8-25-09

3946

3150

2016

1930

3085

2295

 

 

8-31-09

4084

3234

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

 

 

 

*purge occurred on August 7, 2009

Estimated 1,300 from the Spring that have not registered (persistence 59%)

 

·         High School information: 380 registered

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alvin to get data.

Dr. Joie Taylor, new Sustainable Science faculty

·           Dr. Taylor’s undergraduate studies included research in methane; increasing the strength of recycled paper; global warming; and water quality.

·           MS and Ph.D. from Cornell

 

 

Administrative Services

·           Revenues

Revenue amount: $3,357,193; up 22% from last year

Debit balance: $624,554

Target: $3,377,590 (25% enrollment increase).  Could reach target; students are still enrolling.

·           Clyde and David are working on proposed budget.

·           No update on possible lay-offs and furloughs

 

Suzette to follow up with Mark regarding BASET enrollment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Affairs

WASC response

An Informational letter containing a summary of progress on recommendations will be sent to junior WASC commission.

·         Can use open admission at two-year level and selective admission for upper division program as a means to track student progress.

 

 

 

 

Clyde will discuss with John Morton what should be included in the junior commission letter.

 

Will discuss with Teri Cannon the transfer to senior commission and reporting procedures.

 

Name Change

·           Suggestion that we use one name consistently for college.  Using multiple names can lead to confusion, especially among out-of-state colleges and employers.

·           Other community colleges have dropped the word “community” in their names when they began offering baccalaureate degrees.

·           UH Maui College affirmed by Alvin as earlier endorsed by Academic Senate

 

 

 

Alvin to report on number of community colleges that offer four-year degrees

 

 

University of Hawai`i Center

·           Maui CC should be mentioned on new UH Center post card to identify the close affiliation. 

 

Karen to present other cards to committee

Community Forum

·           To be held from 3-5 p.m. on October 29, 2009.  Suggestions for discussion:

A.      Economic recovery issues

B.      Science and technology

                                                             1.      Health

                                                             2.      Business

                                                             3.      Visitor Industry

C.      Last forum recommendations to be discussed (may be printed).

D.      Katie exploring examples of structured community input.

 

Palauea Cultural Preserve

No update

 

Update on Students who have not registered

Debie Amby working on spreadsheet that displays names of students who have not graduated and have not registered for classes.  Debie to work with Kulamanu on importing data from SARS.

Suzette to send out message to program coordinators regarding students who have not registered.

H1N1 Response

·           Encourage students, faculty, and staff to remain at home when ill.

·           Explore ways to allow ill students to complete assignments at home.

·           Discontinue policy of requiring doctor’s notes to verify illness.

·           Teachers to send students whom they believe have the flu to the Maui CC Health Center, one of the few centers that is also a “sentinel site” to track the virus.

·           Sanitize regularly door knobs, computer equipment, and other items touched by many people. 

·           Utilize Purel hand-cleaning stations.

·           Suzette and Denise working on email to faculty and staff.

·           Suzette working on contingency plan to be used when faculty member is ill.

 

·           Denise and Katie to disseminate information; use excerpts from CDC reports. 

·           Denise to provide regular

reports.

 

Herman to set up meeting with federal project directors.

 

Suzette to see if computer labs are sanitizing equipment.

 

David to order cleaning stations and Suzette to determine distribution; will ask Denise for best method.

 

ARRA funds

            $5,000,000 in ARRA funds for community colleges

$400,000              Remedial/Developmental (curriculum re-design)

$400,000              Achieving the Dream

$250,000              Financial Aid

Working with system office;  Possible wind, PV internships

 

County of Maui Hale Haumana meetings

·         Meetings held with County of Maui Mayor, Finance Director, and DHHC Director about possibilities.

·         Hale Haumana retrofitting cost: $150,000

 

 

President Greenwood  visit 

·         UH President M.R.C. Greenwood to visit from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 29, 2009.

o   Tentative Schedule

§  8:30 a.m.     Admin Meeting

§  9:30 a.m.     Program Coordinators/Department Chairs

§  11:00 a.m.   Student Leadership

§  11:30 a.m. Community Leaders luncheon (Leis’ Family Class Act)

§  1:00 p.m.  Campus-wide meeting

§  2:00 p.m.  Campus Tour

o   Fact Sheet “Points of Pride” could include the following:

§  “Firsts,” e.g., distance learning, baccalaureate degree, laptop initiative, four education centers on three islands.

§  Bellwether Award

§  Community College Survey of Student Engagement

§  President’s Honor Roll – Community Service

§  Largest percentage increase of enrollment for Fall 2009 and for first day financial aid distribution

§  Largest amount of extramural grants among community colleges (over 20 years)

§  Oral Health Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fact sheet due September 4, 2009. 

Program Reviews

The following program reviews were discussed and analyzed:

·         Dental Assisting

·         ECET

·         Fashion Technology