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Agenda - Oct. 1-2, 2001

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, 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 1, 1:00 p.m.

San Diego State University, Imperial Valley Campus
John Steppling Art Gallery
720 Heber Avenue
Calexico, California 92231
Messages may be left in Calexico at (760) 768-5587
FAX in Calexico (760) 768-5630

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

Roll Call

Action Item Consent Calendar

The agenda items listed below have been placed on a Commission Consent Calendar that will be moved as a single item for consideration of the Commission as a whole. The Chair may, at the request of any commissioner, remove an individual item(s) from the Consent Calendar in which case that item reverts to the appropriate Commission committee for further consideration.

The Commission Consent Calendar for October is as follows:

  • Approval of the Commission Minutes of the July 30-31, 2001, Meeting, Item 2
  • Approval of the Educational Policy and Programs Committee Minutes of the July 31, 2001, Meeting, Item 5
  • Approval of the Governmental Relations Committee Minutes of the July 31, 2001, Meeting, Item 8
  • Approval of the Fiscal Policy and Analysis Committee Minutes of the July 30, 2001, Meeting, Item 11
Presenter: Commission Chair Arkatov.

Action Item (on Consent Calendar) Approval of the Minutes of the July 30-31, 2001, Meeting
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Welcome Remarks
Dr. Stephen L. Weber, President, San Diego State University

Action Item Report of the Executive Director, Warren Halsey Fox
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Executive Director Warren H. Fox will discuss issues of mutual concern to the commissioners. Included will be a resolution recognizing Commissioner Ralph Pesqueira for his many years of service and valuable contributions to the California Postsecondary Education Commission. In addition, the Commission may discuss some of the important findings of the year 2000 Census that concluded that California is comprised of a “new majority” population.

Recommended Action: Commission adoption of the resolution.

 Information Item

Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee, Christopher Cabaldon, Chair

The Commission’s Statutory Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, September 25, 2001 and Committee Chair Christopher Cabaldon will report on its deliberations.

Other Business

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

1:30 p.m.

 Information Item Report of the Chair, Alan S. Arkatov, and Discussion Session

  • Regional Border Issues, Khosrow Fatemi, Dean, Imperial Valley Campus
  • UC Outreach, Refugio (Cuco) Gonzalez, County Director, UC Cooperative Extension, Imperial County
  • Public School Activities, Roberto Moreno, Superintendent, Calexico Unified School District
  • Community College Regional Opportunities, Gilbert M. Dominguez, Superintendent/President, Imperial Valley College
  • Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC), Francisco Marmolejo, Executive Director, University of Arizona
Presiding: Commission Chair Alan S. Arkatov.

Other Business

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 8:00 a.m.

San Diego State University, Imperial Valley Campus
John Steppling Art Gallery
720 Heber Avenue
Calexico, California 92231
Messages may be left in Calexico at (760) 768-5587
FAX in Calexico (760) 768-5630

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

Roll Call

Educational Policy and Programs Committee

Kyo "Paul" Jhin,, Chair
Vacant, Vice Chair
William D. Campbell
Susan Hammer
Odessa Johnson
Evonne Seron Schulze
Kyhl Smeby
Howard Welinsky
Alan S. Arkatov, ex officio
Carol Chandler, ex officio

8:15 a.m.

Action Item (on Consent Calendar) Approval of the Minutes of the July 31, 2001, Meeting
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 Information Item Regional Higher Education Enrollment Demand Study    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This item responds to a growing concern among educators and legislators to assess the existing physical capacity of the State’s higher education enterprise in meeting the anticipated growth in undergraduate enrollment demand on a regional basis. Using geographic planning regions, the Commission provides a comprehensive analysis of regional enrollment demand and institutional capacity for the California Community Colleges and the California State University. Presenter: Stacy Wilson.

 Information Item Status Report on Proposed Revised Guidelines for Review of Proposed New Campuses and Educational Centers    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

Staff will report on efforts to update the Commission’s Guidelines for Review of Proposed University Campuses, Community Colleges, and Educational Centers. Presenter: Gil Velazquez.

Other Business

Governmental Relations Committee

Howard Welinksy, Chair
Evonne Seron Schulze, Vice Chair
Phillip J. Forhan
Robert A. Hanff
Lance Izumi
Guillermo Rodriguez, Jr.
Olivia K. Singh
Alan S. Arkatov, ex officio
Carol Chandler, ex officio

9:00 a.m.

Action Item (on Consent Calendar) Approval of the Minutes of the July 31, 2001, Meeting
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Action Item Federal Update, October 2001    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This report highlights recent activities at the federal level relating to postsecondary education. In addition, the Commission will be asked to adopt support positions on House Resolutions 1992 and 2482. Presenter: Karl Engelbach.

Recommended Action: Committee approval and Commission adoption of the report for appropriate action.

Information/Action Item State Legislative End-of-the-Year Report    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This report presents a summary of the legislative accurity during the first year of the 2001-2002 State legislative session. The Commission may possibly take action on items presented in this report. Presenter: Kathleen Chavira.

Recommended Action: Committee and Commission adoption of the recommended positions on bills on the matrix.

Other Business

Fiscal Policy and Analysis Committee

Lance Izumi, Chair
Phillip J. ForhanVice Chair
William D. Campbell
Robert A. Hanff
Kyo "Paul" Jhin
Odessa Johnson
Melinda G. Wilson
Alan S. Arkatov, ex officio
Carol Chandler, ex officio

9:30 a.m.

Action Item (on Consent Calendar) Approval of the Minutes of the July 30, 2001, Meeting
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 Information Item Status Report on Efforts to Collect Information on Perquisites Provided to University Executives    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

At the Commission’s July meeting, it requested a status report on efforts that will be undertaken to provide complete information regarding the total compensation -- including perquisites -- received by executives at California’s public universities relative to the total compensation received by their counterparts at the respective comparison institutions. This status report responds to that request. Presenter: Karl M. Engelbach.

 Information Item The 2001-02 State Budget for Higher Education    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This staff report includes highlights of the 2001-02 State Budget, with a focus on spending in the higher education and K-12 education budgets. Presenter: Kevin G. Woolfork.

Other Business

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

Action Item Revised Commission Meeting Schedule for 2001 and 2002
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The Commission will be asked to consider revising its meeting schedule for 2001 and 2002. Presenter: Warren H. Fox.

Recommended Action: Commission approval of a revised meeting schedule for 2001 and 2002.

 Information Item Proposed Commission Meeting Dates for 2003   (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

Staff will present proposed meeting dates for the year 2003 which commissioners will be asked to consider as an information item at this meeting. The proposed Commission meeting dates for 2003 will return as an action item at the December meeting. Presenter: Warren H. Fox.

 Information Item

Report of the Nominating Committee, Melinda G. Wilson, Chair

The Committee is scheduled to recommend its slate of Commission officers for the year 2002, in preparation for action in December.

Action Item Report of the Executive Committee, Alan S. Arkatov, Chair, and the Committee on Education Code Section 66905, Guillermo Rodriguez, Chair

Chair Arkatov will report on the deliberations of the prior Commission meeting held on July 30-31, 2001, with respect to the meeting of the Executive Committee.

Recommended Action: Approval of the report.

Action Item

Report of the Governmental Relations Committee, Howard Welinsky, Chair

The Committee may recommend Commission adoption of both the staff report entitled Federal Update, October 2001, and any changes on the Commission matrix of State legislation.

Recommended Action: Approval of the Committee’s report.

Other Business

Luncheon

Commissioners and guests will dine during an extended lunch hour with educational representatives at:

Universidad Autónoma de Baja California
Edificio de Sistema de Información Académica
Biblioteca Central de Campus Mexicali
Bulevar (Blvd.) de Benito Juárez
Mexicali, Baja California
Teléfono 011-52-6-552-5921

The portion of the meeting will include a presentation on border issues and educational opportunities by Dr. Victor Beltran Corona, President of the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (U.A.B.C.). This dialogue will also feature other educational leaders from Baja California.

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

3:30 p.m.

Adjournment

For further information please contact: Publications_Editor@cpec.ca.gov.

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