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Agenda April 2-3, 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, APRIL 8, 1:00 p.m.

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

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

Roll Call

Speaker Presentations

Several speakers have been invited to make presentations to the Commission on important higher education topics and issues. The invited speakers for the April 2002 meeting are the following:

Public Higher Education Budgets for 2002-03 Senator Jack OíConnell, Chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee #1, will address the Commission about issues that may impact public higher education budgets for 2002-03, and will discuss the development of the CSU Channel Islands campus.

Status Report on the California State University, Channel Islands Campus In November 2000, the Commission approved a proposal for the 23rd campus of the California State University system. Dr. Richard Rush, president, CSU, Channel Islands, will provide the Commission with a status report on development of the campus.

Dr. Richard Rush, President of CSU Channel Islands
     Presentation: Status Report on the California State University, Channel Islands Campus

UC Merced Planning Update Carol Tomlinson-Keasey, chancellor of the University of California, Merced, will update the Commission on the development of the Merced campus, which was approved by the Commission as the 10th campus of the University of California system in June 1999.

David B. Ashley, Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost
     Presentation: UC Merced Academic Planning: a work in progress

 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 April is as follows:

  • Approval of the Commission Minutes of the Meeting of February 4-5, 2002. Item 2
  • Approval of the Minutes for the Fiscal Policy and Analysis Committee Meetings of January 15, 2002 and February 5, 2002. Item 4
  • Approval of the Minutes for the Governmental Relations Committee Meetings of February 5, 2002, and March 8, 2002. Item 6
  • Approval of the Minutes for the Educational Policy and Programs Committee Meeting of February 4, 2002. Item 9
Presenter: Commission Chair Arkatov.

 Action Item (on Consent Calendar) Approval of the Minutes of the February 4-5, 2002, Meeting
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 Information/Action Item Report of the Executive Director, Warren Halsey Fox

Executive Director Warren H. Fox will provide an oral report on issues of mutual concern to commissioners.

 Action Item The Commission's Public Agenda: Priorities for Action
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At the February 2002 Commission meeting, Executive Director Warren H. Fox presented a draft of The Commissionís Public Agenda: Priorities for Action. A revised version of that report is being presented to the Commission for action at this meeting. Presenter: Executive Director Warren H. Fox.

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

 Information Item

Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee, Todd Greenspan, Chair

The Commissionís Statutory Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, April 3, 2002, and Committee Chair Todd Greenspan will report on its deliberations.

Other Business

4:00 p.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

 Action Item (on Consent Calendar) Approval of the Minutes of the January 15, 2002, and February 5, 2002, Meetings
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 Action 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 was presented as a Higher Education Update for discussion at the February meeting. All data are now in and final figures are being presented for adoption by the Commission. Presenter: Murray J. Haberman.

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

Other Business

TUESDAY, April 9, 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 February 5, 2002, and March 8, 2002, Meetings (Minutes for the 3/8/02 meeting will be hand delivered at the meeting)
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 Action Item Legislative Update, April 2002    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

The Governmental Relations Committee met on March 8, 2002, and approved the bill matrix and positions on bills as set forth in this item. The Committee may wish to discuss additional items of interest. Presenter: Marge Chisholm.

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

 Information Item Review of the Legislative Analyst's Recommendations on the Governor's 2002-03 Budget    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This is the Postsecondary Education Commissionís annual review of Legislative Analyst Elizabeth Hillís recommendations about the proposed Governorís Budget for the 2002-2003. In particular, this report reviews the Legislative Analystís recommendations on postsecondary, elementary, and secondary education. Presenter: Kevin G. Woolfork.

Other Business

10:30 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 February 4, 2002, Meeting
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 Action Item Report on Proposed Revisions to the Guidelines for Review of Proposed University Campuses, Community Colleges, and Educational and Joint-Use 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 and Joint-Use Centers. Presenter: Gil Velazquez.

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

 Information Item Needs Analysis Review for the Off-Campus Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa Proposed by the Southwestern Community College District    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This report reviews the proposal by the Southwestern Community College District to establish an educational center in Otay Mesa. This new educational center will be known as the Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa and will serve the growing south San Diego communities of San Ysidro and Otay Mesa. Presenter: Gil Velazquez.

 Information Item Performance Indicators of California Higher Education, 2001    (in PDF format)   Get Acrobat Reader

This is the eighth in a series of reports on various indicators of institutional performance in higher education. It provides background information on the development, and subsequent revision, of performance indicators in California, describes the scope of current indicators reported by the Commission, and provides a brief analysis of recent developments in California higher education. Presenter:ZoAnn V. Laurente.

Other Business

12:30 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 Report on Proposed Revisions to the Guidelines for Review of Proposed University Campuses, Community Colleges, and Educational and Joint-Use Centers.

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 Update, April 2002.

Recommended Action: Approval of the Committeeís report.

Report of the Fiscal Policy and Analysis Committee, Olivia K. Singh, Chair

The Committee may recommend Commission adoption of the report entitled Faculty Salaries in California Public Universities, 2002-03.

Recommended Action: Approval of the report.

Other Business

1:00 p.m.

Adjournment

(Commissioners will dine on their own following the meeting.)

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