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Agenda February 4-5, 2002

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, FEBRUARY 4, 10:00 p.m.

California Chamber of Commerce
California Room
Esquire Plaza
1215 K Street, 14th Floor
Sacramento, California 95814
Messages may be left in Los Angeles (916) 444-6670
FAX (916) 444-6685

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

Roll Call
The Executive Committee and the Committee on Education Code Section 66905 will meet in closed Executive Session to discuss performance issues with the Commissionís Executive Director.

11:00 a.m.

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

Roll Call
Meeting of the Commission in closed Executive Session for the purpose of discussing performance issues with the Executive Director.

Luncheon

Commissioners will dine during the noon hour.

1:00 p.m.

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 February is as follows:

  • Approval of the Commission Minutes of the Meeting of December 3-4, 2001. Item 2
  • Approval of the Minutes for the Educational Policy and Programs Committee Meeting of December 3, 2001. Item 4
  • Approval of the Minutes for the Governmental Relations Committee Meeting of December 4, 2001. Item 9
Presenter: Commission Chair Arkatov.

 Action Item (on Consent Calendar)
Approval of the Minutes of the December 3-4, 2001 Meeting
(in PDF format)  Get Acrobat Reader

 Information/Action Item
Report of the Executive Director, Warren Halsey Fox
(in PDF format)  Get Acrobat Reader

Executive Director Warren H. Fox will discuss issues of mutual concern to the commissioners, including an update on the Governorís Budget proposed for the Commission for 2002-03 as well as the Commissionís Public Agenda: Priorities for Action.

 Information Item

Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee, Todd Greenspan, Chair

The Commissionís Statutory Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, January 29, 2002, and Committee Chair Todd Greenspan will report on its deliberations.

Other Business

2:00 p.m.

Educational Policy and Programs Committee

Evonne Seron Schulze, Chair
Odessa Johnson, Vice Chair
William D. Campbell
Irwin S. Field
Susan Hammer
Kyo "Paul" Jhin
Rachel E. Shetka
Howard Welinsky
Melinda G. Wilson
Alan S. Arkatov, ex officio
Carol Chandler, ex officio

 Action Item (on Consent Calendar)
Approval of the Minutes of the December 3, 2001, Meeting
(in PDF format)  Get Acrobat Reader

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

The West Hills Community College District (WHCCD) has proposed to transition its Lemoore education center to full campus status. It will then be the West Hills College at Lemoore. Staff has reviewed the proposal and is recommending Commission approval. Presenter: Gil Velazquez.

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

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

Staff will report recommended changes to the Commissionís Guidelines for Review of Proposed University Campuses, Community Colleges, and Educational Centers. Presenter: Presenter: Gil Velazquez.

 Information Item
Update on the Commissionís Student Information and Accountability System (AB 1570)    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

Staff will provide a status report on the progress since 1999 to implement AB 1570 which mandates Commission data collection from public colleges and universities according to unique individual student identifiers. Presenter: Martin Miller.

 Information Item
Progress Report on the Commissionís 2001 College Eligibility Study    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This item provides an update on key activities related to the 2001 College Eligibility Study of California Public High School Graduates. In particular, the item provides a detailed review of the 2001 sampling design that was recently developed by the Commissionís Sampling Design Subcommittee and adopted in December by the Commissionís Statewide Eligibility Study Task Force. Presenter: Stacy Wilson.

Other Business

TUESDAY, February 5, 8:30 a.m.

California Chamber of Commerce
California Room
Esquire Plaza
1215 K Street, 14th Floor
Sacramento, California 95814
Messages may be left in Los Angeles (916) 444-6670
FAX (916) 444-6685

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

Roll Call

8:35 a.m.

Governmental Relations Committee

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

 Action Item (on Consent Calendar)
Approval of the Minutes of the December 4, 2001, Meeting
(in PDF format)  Get Acrobat Reader

 Action Item
Legislative and Budget Priorities for Educational Opportunity, 2002    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

The Commissionís Governmental Relations Committee annually discusses and adopts a set of legislative and budget priorities to guide its activities. Two sections are included this year: (1) the proposed priorities which, when adopted by the full Commission, will be circulated to the governor and the Legislature; and (2) a policy statement that reaffirms the Commissionís procedures for taking positions on legislation and communicating those positions to the Legislature and the governor. Presenter: Marge Chisholm. Recommended Action: Committee approval and Commission adoption of the report for appropriate action.

 Information Item
Update on the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

Commission staff will provide an oral review of the recently reauthorized federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Staff will focus on Title II of the Act, Teacher and Principal Quality Training and Recruitment Fund, which replaces the current Eisenhower Professional Development Program administered by the Commission. Presenter: Linda White.

Other Business

10:00 a.m.

Fiscal Policy and Analysis Committee

Olivia K. Singh, Chair
Susan Hammer, Vice Chair
William D. Campbell
Irwin S. Field
Lance Izumi
Kyo "Paul" Jhin
Odessa Johnson
Robert L. Moore
Alan S. Arkatov, ex officio
Carol Chandler, ex officio

Briefing
January 15, 2002, Committee Meeting

Chair Singh will provide an oral report on the discussion at the Committeeís special meeting held January 15, 2002. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss potential budget cuts to higher education in the 2002-03 State Budget. A formal set of written meeting minutes will be provided at a later date.

 Information Item
Highlights of the Governorís Proposed 2002-03 State Budget    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This report presents a preliminary analysis of the Proposed Governorís Budget for the upcoming 2002-03 fiscal year, which was released on Thursday, January 10, 2002. This item contains a summary of Governor Davisí education initiatives for the fiscal year, along with more general fiscal information. Presenter: Kevin G. Woolfork.

 Information Item
Faculty Salaries in California Public Universities, 2002-03    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

The Commission reports annually on the lag between the salaries paid to faculty at the California State University and the University of California and those projected to be paid at each systemís group of comparison institutions. This report is presented as a Higher Education Update for discussion at the February meeting with final action in April. Although data from the comparison groups is mostly complete, final figures will be presented in April. It is anticipated that any changes between February and then will be minor. Presenter: Murray J. Haberman.

Other Business

Luncheon

Commissioners and guests will dine during the noon hour.

1:00 p.m.

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

 Action Item

Report of the Educational Policy and Programs Committee, Evonne Seron Schulze, Chair

The Committee may recommend Commission adoption of the report entitled Needs Analysis for the West Hills College at Lemoore, West Hills Community College District.

Recommended Action: Approval of the Committeeís report.

 Action Item

Report of the Governmental Relations Committee, Howard Welinsky, Chair

The Committee may recommend Commission adoption of the report entitled Legislative and Budget Priorities for Educational Opportunity, 2002.

Recommended Action: Approval of the Committeeís report.

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

Chair Arkatov will report on the Committeesí November 2, 2001 meeting; the Commissionís Executive Session on December 3, 2001; and the Executive Session held February 4, 2002.

Recommended Action: Approval of the report.

Other Business

Adjournment

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