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Agenda for October 2000

Guillermo Rodriguez, Jr., Chair
Alan S. Arkatov, Vice Chair
Warren Halsey Fox, Executive Director

Please note: The meeting times listed on the following pages are approximate. They may begin earlier or later than listed, depending on when the previous meetings are adjourned.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 7:30 a.m.

California State University, Fresno
Smittcamp Alumni House
The Board of Directors/Whitten Conference Room
2625 E. Keats
Fresno, California 93740
Messages may be left at (559) 278-2324

Nominating Committee

Kyhl Smeby Chair
Ralph Pesqueira
Andrea L. Rich

Prior to the full Commission meeting, the Nominating Committee will meet in Executive Session to discuss nominations for Commission officers for the year 2001.

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Guillermo Rodriguez, Jr., Chair
Alan S. Arkatov, Vice Chair

8:00 a.m.

Roll Call Action Item Approval of the Minutes of the August 21, 2000, Meeting
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 Information Item Report of the Executive Director, Warren Halsey Fox
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Executive Director Fox will discuss issues of mutual concern to the commissioners, including a briefing on a Commission-administered Eisenhower Professional Development State Grant Program located in the Central Valley. That project is the Science and Mathematics Preservice Partnership Program at CSU, Fresno.

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Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee, Christopher Cabaldon, Chair

The Commissionís Statutory Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, October 10 and Christopher Cabaldon will report on its deliberations.

Other Business

Governmental Relations Committee

Vacant, Chair
Lance Izumi, Vice Chair
Carol Chandler
Monica Lozano
Evonne Seron Schulze
Kyhl Smeby
Howard Welinksy
Melinda G. Wilson
Guillermo Rodriguez, Jr., ex officio
Alan S. Arkatov, ex officio

8:45 a.m.

Action Item Approval of the Minutes of the August 21, 2000, Meeting
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 Information Item State Legislative Year-End Report    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This agenda item presents an end-of-the-year report on the 1999-2000 State legislative session. Presenter Marge Chisholm.

 Information Item Federal Update, October 2000    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This report highlights recent activities at the federal level relating to postsecondary education. Presenter Karl Engelbach.

Other Business

Educational Policy and Programs Committee

Carol Chandler, Chair
Monica Lozano, Vice Chair
Robert A. Hanff
Lance Izumi
Kyo "Paul" Jhin
Velma Montoya
Andrea L. Rich
Roger Schrimp
Howard Welinsky
Guillermo Rodriguez, Jr., ex officio
Alan S. Arkatov, ex officio

9:45 a.m.

Action Item Approval of the Minutes of the August 21, 2000, Meeting
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 Information Item A Mission to Teach: The California State University, Channel Islands    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

Commissioners will discuss the proposal for a 23rd campus of the California State University. Staff will review the Needs Study submitted for the proposed campus to be known as California State University Channel Islands, and present recommendations for discussion. Presenter: Beth Graybill.

 Information Item Part-Time Faculty Compensation in California Community Colleges: Employment, Salary, and Compensation Patterns    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This item responds to Assembly Bill 420 (Chapter 738, Statutes of 1999) which, among other things, requires the Commission to conduct a comprehensive study of the California Community Collegeís part-time faculty employment, salary, and compensation patterns.

At this meeting, staff will present a status report on the study including information on the consulting firm selected to assist staff with the study, the proposed workplan and anticipated project schedule. Presenter: Kathleen Chavira.

Luncheon

Commissioners and guests will dine during the noon hour.

Educational Policy and Programs Committee

Carol Chandler, Chair
Monica Lozano, Vice Chair

1:00 p.m.

 Information Item The Production and Utilization of Education Doctorates for Administrators in California's Public Schools and Community Colleges    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This report presents a study of supply and demand for practitioners in California with a Doctorate in Education. Mandated by Assembly Bill 1279 (Scott), the study relates to K-12 and community college leadership and both the quality and quantity of doctorates awarded. Presenter: Marge Chisholm.

 Information Item Academic Program Review    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

The California Postsecondary Education Commission is charged under State law with a number of responsibilities regarding academic planning, including the analysis of all proposals submitted by the University of California, the California State University, and the California Community Colleges for new academic programs.

In this information item, staff will review the Commissionís present efforts to meet these mandates. It is a preliminary review of this on-going Commission function, preparatory to reestablishing its series of regular staff reports about the oversight of academic programs in Californiaís public colleges and universities. Presenter: Joan S. Sallee.

 Information Item Student Profiles, 2000    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This item is the latest edition of the Commissionís Student Profiles report, a factbook about student participation in California higher education. It contains comprehensive data about student enrollment, transfer, and degree awards. Some of the profiles provide area- or district-specific data for the most recent three- to 10-year period. This edition has been expanded to provide more detailed information on the California Community Colleges and the independent institutions. As a data abstract, limited staff analysis is contained in this report. Presenter: ZoAnn V. Laurente.

Other Business

Fiscal Policy and Analysis Committee

Kyo "Paul" Jhin, Chair
Ralph Pesqueira Vice Chair
Velma Montoya
Andrea L. Rich
Roger Schrimp
Melinda G. Wilson
Guillermo Rodriguez, Jr., ex officio
Alan S. Arkatov, ex officio

3:00 p.m.

Action Item Approval of the Minutes of the August 21, 2000, Meeting
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 Information Item Fiscal Profiles, 2000    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This is the tenth edition of the Commissionís reference document on the financing of California postsecondary education. It contains statistical displays on all aspects of California and national postsecondary education, along with information on the financing of public elementary and secondary education, and California government as a whole. Presenter: Kevin G. Woolfork.

Other Business

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Guillermo Rodriguez, Jr., Chair
Alan S. Arkatov, Vice Chair

3:30 p.m.

 Information Item Proposed Commission Meeting Dates for 2001 and 2002 (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

Staff will present proposed meeting dates for the next two years which commissioners will be asked to consider at this meeting.

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Report of the Nominating Committee, Kyhl Smeby, Chair

The Committee is scheduled to recommend its slate of Commission officers for the year 2001, in preparation for action in December.

Other Business

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