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Agenda December 3-4, 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, DECEMBER 3, 11:00 p.m.

Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles
Athenian Room
506 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90071-2602
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California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

Roll Call

Meeting of the Commission in Executive Session for the purpose of discussing personnel issues.

Luncheon

Commissioners will dine during the noon hour.

1:00 p.m.

Richard Riordan Central Library
(Los Angeles Public Library)
Mark Taper Auditorium
630 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles, California 90071
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Fax in Los Angeles (213) 228-7429

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

Roll Call

Welcome of Guests The following distinguished guests of the Commission have been invited to this meeting to discuss items of interest to the Commission, including the education bond measure:

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 December is as follows:

  • Approval of the Commission Minutes of the Meetings of July 30-31, 2001 and October 1-2, 2001. Item 2
  • Approval of the Minutes for the Educational Policy and Programs Committee Meetings of the July 31, 2001 and October 2, 2001. Item 4
  • Approval of the Minutes for the Governmental Relations Committee Meetings of the July 31, 2001 and October 2, 2001. Item 10
  • Approval of the Minutes for the Meetings of the Fiscal Policy and Analysis Committee of the July 30, 2001 and October 2, 2001. Item 14
  • Adoption of the resolutions for Commissioners Khyl Smeby and Phillip Forhan.
Presenter: Commission Chair Arkatov.

Action Item (on Consent Calendar) Approval of the Minutes of the July 30-31, 2001, and October 1-2, 2001, Meetings
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 Information 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.

This report also includes a synopsis of the Commission’s discussion at its November 2-3, 2001 retreat; information on the agreement reached between the California State University and University of California related to the Education Doctorate; and information on the community colleges, in particular, the Los Angeles Community College District.

 Information Item

Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee, Christopher Cabaldon, Chair

The Commission’s Statutory Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on Wednessday, November 28, 2001 and Committee Chair Christopher Cabaldon will report on its deliberations.

Other Business

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

2:30 p.m.

Action Item (on Consent Calendar) Approval of the Minutes of the July 31, 2001, and October 2, 2001, Meetings
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Action Item Regional Higher Education Enrollment Demand Study    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

A preliminary analysis of regional enrollment demand and physical capacity for the California Community Colleges and the California State University was submitted to the Commission in October as an information item. This final report includes two substantive revisions recommended by the Commission and system representatives. Presenter: Stacy Wilson.

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

 Information Item Baccalaureate Degree Production    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

The issue of baccalaureate degree production by California postsecondary institutions has been raised as an area of Commission inquiry. In this item, staff have prepared several graphic slides depicting the status of baccalaureate degree production in relation to other benchmarks. This information will be presented to the Commission as an oral report. Presenter: ZoAnn Laurente..

 Information Item Needs Analysis for the West Hills College at Lemoore, West Hills Community College District    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This report reviews the proposal by the West Hills Community College District (WHCCD) to transition its Lemoore education center to full campus status. It will then be the West Hills College at Lemoore. Presenter: Gil Velazquez.

 Information Item Status Report on the Joint Committee to Develop a Master Plan for Education -- Kindergarten Through University    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This report presents the progress of the Joint Committee to Develop a Master Plan for Education -- Kindergarten through University. It provides an update on the charges, issues addressed, and recommendations made by the Master Plan working groups. Presenter: Martin Miller.

Other Business

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 8:30 a.m.

West Los Angeles College
Fine Arts Complex
9000 S. Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230
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California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

Roll Call Welcome of Guests Invited Commission guests include the following:

  • Mark Drummond, Chancellor, Los Angeles Community College District
  • Frank Quiambao, Interim President, West Los Angeles College
  • Mark Milliron, President and CEO of the League for Innovation in the Community Colleges

 Information Item Student Transfer in Postsecondary Education; A Discussion Session    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This discussion presents background and information on California Community Colleges student transfer in California postsecondary education. The report is the backdrop for a Commission workshop on the transfer process. Presenters: ZoAnn Laurente and Kevin Woolfork.

Other Business

Governmental Relations Committee

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

11:00 a.m.

Action Item (on Consent Calendar) Approval of the Minutes of the July 31, 2001, and October 2, 2001, Meetings
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Action Item State Legislative End-of-the-Year Report    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

Previously discussed, but not voted on at the October 2001 meeting, this matrix summarizes legislative activity during the first year of the 2001-2002 State legislative session. Presenter: Marge Chisholm. Recommended Action: Committee and Commission adoption of the recommended positions in the matrix.

 Information Item Federal Update, October 2001    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

Staff will orally update members on the latest developments concerning the following federal issues:

  • Federal FY 2002 appropriations for higher education programs;
  • Status of discussions to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and its impact on the current Eisenhower Professional Development Program;
  • Status of selected federal legislation of interest to the Commission; and
  • Other federal matters of import.
Presenter: Karl Engelbach.

 Information Item Legislative and Budget Priorities for Educational Opportunity    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

Each fall, the Commission’s Governmental Relations Committee discusses and adopts a set of legislative and budget priorities to guide its activities. This agenda item includes two sections this year. It outlines the proposed priorities which, when adopted by the full Commission, will be circulated to the governor and the Legislature. Secondly, it contains a policy statement that reaffirms the Commission’s procedures for taking positions on legislation and communicating those positions to the Legislature and the Governor. Presenter: Marge Chisholm.

Other Business

Luncheon

Commissioners and guests will dine during the noon hour.

1:00 p.m.

Fiscal Policy and Analysis Committee

Lance Izumi, Chair
Vacant, Vice Chair
William D. Campbell
Kyo "Paul" Jhin
Odessa Johnson
Melinda G. Wilson
Alan S. Arkatov, ex officio
Carol Chandler, ex officio

Action Item (on Consent Calendar) Approval of the Minutes of the July 30, 2001, and October 2, 2001, Meetings
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Other Business

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

Report of the Nominating Committee, Melinda Wilson, Chair

At the Commission meeting on October 2, the Nominating Committee recommended this slate of officers for 2002:

Commission Chairperson: Alan S. Arkatov
Commission Vice Chairperson: Carol Chandler
Executive Committee Chair: Alan S. Arkatov
Executive Committee Vice Chair: Carol Chandler
Educational Policy and Programs Committee: Evonne Schulze, Chair; Odessa Johnson, Vice Chair
Fiscal Policy and Analysis Committee: Olivia K. Singh, Chair; Susan Hammer, Vice Chair
Governmental Relations Committee: Howard Welinsky, Chair; Phillip Forhan, Vice Chair
Committee on Education Code Section 66905: Guillermo Rodriguez, Jr., Chair
Nominating Committee: Melinda G. Wilson, Chair; Guillermo Rodriguez, Jr., and Howard Welinsky, Members.

Action on the slate at this meeting will permit the new officers to assume their responsibilities on January 1, 2002.

Recommended Action: Commission election of the slate of nominees.

Action Item Revision of Commission Meeting Dates for 2002 and Proposed Dates for 2003
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The Commission will be asked to consider revising its meeting schedule for 2002, and setting a schedule of meetings for 2003. Presenter: Warren H. Fox.

Recommended Action: Commission approval of a revised meeting schedule for 2002 and a new meeting schedule for 2003.

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.

Action Item

Report of the Educational Policy and Programs Committee, Kyo "Paul" Jhin, Chair

The Committee may recommend Commission adoption of the report entitled Regional Higher Education Enrollment Demand Study.

Recommended Action: Approval of the Committee’s report.

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 Committees’ November 2, 2001 meeting as well as the the Commission’s closed session on December 3, 2001 to discuss personnel matters.

Recommended Action: Approval of the report.

Other Business

Adjournment

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