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Agenda December 2-3, 2002

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair
Robert L. Moore, Interim 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.

Public Comment

Public comment may be made on every agenda item. Persons attending the meeting who wish to address the California Postsecondary Education Commission on a subject to be considered at this meeting are asked to complete a Request Form and provide it to the secretary prior to the scheduled agenda item. Persons wishing to provide comments for Commission consideration may provide written comments electronically for inclusion in the web-based version of the Commission meeting agenda in the Public Comment Forum section for the Commission meeting.

MONDAY, December 2, 10:00 a.m.

California State Capitol
Senate Committee Room 112 (West Wing)
Sacramento, California 95814
Messages may be left in Sacramento (916) 445-1000
FAX (916) 327-4417

Executive Session

Roll Call

Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(c)(8), the California Postsecondary Education Commission will meet in closed session to discuss personnel matters.

10:30 a.m.

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair
George T. Caplan
Irwin S. Field
Susan Hammer
Odessa P. Johnson
Guillermo Rodriguez, Jr.
Evonne Seron Schulze
Rachel E. Shetka
Olivia K. Singh
Anthony M. Vitti
Faye Washington
Howard Welinsky
Melinda G. Wilson

Roll Call
Discussion Session: Impact of California Demographic, Educational, and Political Trends on Higher Education Policies and Priorities

Discussion Overview and Process. Presenter: Robert L. Moore, Interim Executive Director.

10:45 a.m.

Presenter: Dr. Harry P. Pachon, President, Tomás Rivera Policy Institute

Examination of barriers to academic achievement and the identification of policies and programs that promote educational excellence.

Dr. Pachon is recognized as one of the country’s top Hispanic political thought leaders. He joined the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute (TRPI) in 1993, as President. Under his guidance, TRPI has evolved into the country’s premier research institute on Latino issues garnering national recognition for its work in the fields of education, immigration policy, information technology and civic and social research.

Luncheon

Commissioners will dine during the noon hour.

1:30 p.m.

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

Discussion Session Continuation

Presenter: Dr. Sara Lundquist, Vice President, Santa Ana College

Access and Equity.

Dr. Lundquist has served in the California Community Colleges for 24 years and has directed the Santa Ana Partnership, a collaborative K-16 vehicle for urban educational reform work, since 1991. She serves as principal investigator for major grants with the Ford and Kellogg Foundations and serves as a consultant for the U.S. Department of Education via the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships on matters of student access and educational achievement, educational policy, and sustainable educational reform.

2:30 p.m.

Presenter: Mark Baldassare, Director of Research, Public Policy Institute of California

California’s demographic, social, and political trends and the challenges they pose for policy makers.

Mr. Baldassare is the author of California in the New Millennium and a California State of Mind, which detail and discuss significant developments in California’s social and political landscape.

3:30 p.m.

Commissioners and Staff

Discussion of the challenges and opportunities posed by these trends with a focus on what advice the Commission should give the Governor and Legislature regarding policies and priorities in a time of increasing demand and decreasing resources.

5:00 p.m.

Adjournment

TUESDAY, December 3, 8:30 a.m.

California State Capitol
Assembly Committee Room 437
Sacramento, California 95814
Messages may be left in Sacramento (916) 445-1000
FAX (916) 327-4417

Roll Call

 Action Item
Approval of the Minutes of the October 8, 2002, Meeting
(in PDF format)  Get Acrobat Reader

 Information Item
Executive Session Report, Chair Alan S. Arkatov

The Chair will report on actions taken in the Executive Session.

 Information Item
Report of the Chair, Alan S. Arkatov

The Chair will discuss with Commissioners issues of interest to the Commission.

 Information Item
Report of the Interim Executive Director, Robert L. Moore

  • Legislative Analyst’s Office Review
  • Budget Forecast
  • Eligibility Study Status Report
  • Measuring Up
 Information Item

Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee, Todd Greenspan, Chair

The Commission’s Statutory Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, November 26, 2002, and Committee Chair Todd Greenspan will report on its deliberations.

 Information Item
Cross Enrollment Study Report
(in PDF format)

This report provides a history of the Cross-Enrollment program, an analysis of institutional and student participation in the program, and recommendations regarding the future of the program. Presenter: Murray Haberman.

 Information Item
Nursing Study
(in PDF format)  Get Acrobat Reader

The Commission will receive an oral presentation regarding the preliminary findings of a study on admission procedures and student retention policies in Registered Nursing programs at California Community Colleges. Presenters: Murray Haberman, Joanne Spetz, and Jean Ann Seago.

 Information Item
A Preliminary Regional Analysis of Undergraduate Enrollment Demand and Capacity for the University of California
(in PDF format)

This report provides a preliminary analysis of regional undergraduate demand and physical capacity for the University of California. Presenter: Stacy Wilson.

 Action Item
Recommendations to Increase the Postsecondary Education Opportunities for Residents of Superior California
(in PDF format)

The 2001-02 State Budget directed the Commission to prepare a report on the higher education needs of Superior California. This report responds to that request and offers recommendations to expand the postsecondary education opportunities available in Superior California. Staff will present the proposed recommendations for the Commission’s consideration. Presenter: Karl Engelbach.

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

Luncheon

Commissioners will dine during the noon hour.

1:30 p.m.

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Carol Chandler, Vice Chair

 Information Item
Needs Analysis Review for the Learning Center Proposed by the MiraCosta Community College District
(in PDF format)

This report reviews the proposal by the MiraCosta Community College District to establish an educational center in Oceanside. This new educational center will provide learning opportunities for a growing educational need and will serve students of the MiraCosta Community College District. Presenter: William L. Storey.

 Information Item
Transfer Patterns
(in PDF format)

Commission staff will present information regarding the flow of community college students to four-year colleges and universities over the decade of the ’90s. Presenters: ZoAnn Laurente and Keith Pailthorp.

View the transfer pathways.

 Action Item
Recommendations for a Long-Term Resident Student Fee Policy Framework for Students Enrolled at California’s Public Universities
(in PDF format)

Commission staff will present the recommendations that have been developed in consultation with the Commission’s student fee policy advisory committee. The recommendations provide a framework for implementing a long-term student fee policy at California’s public universities. Presenter: Karl Engelbach.

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

 Information Item
Update on the Discussions of the Task Force to Consider Alternative Cal Grant Delivery Options
(in PDF format)

Supplemental Report Language to the 2002-03 State Budget requested the Commission to convene a task force to examine alternative Cal Grant delivery options. Commission staff will orally update the Commission on the status of the discussions of the task force. Presenter: Karl Engelbach.

 Action Item
Revision of Commission Meeting Dates for 2003 and Proposed Dates for 2004
(in PDF format)

The Commission will be asked to consider revising its meeting schedule for 2003, and setting a schedule of meetings for 2004. Presenter: Robert L. Moore.

Recommended Action: Commission approval of a revised meeting schedule for 2003 and a new meeting schedule for 2004.

Report of the Nominating Committee, Howard Welinsky, Chair

At the Commission meeting on October 8, the Nominating Committee recommended this slate of officers for 2003:

Commission Chairperson: Alan S. Arkatov
Commission Vice Chairperson: Howard Welinsky
Executive Committee Chair: Alan S. Arkatov
Executive Committee Vice Chair: Howard Welinsk
Educational Policy and Programs Committee: Carol Chandler, Chair; Susan Hammer, Vice Chair
Fiscal Policy and Analysis Committee: Olivia K. Singh, Chair; Irwin S. Field, Vice Chair
Governmental Relations Committee: Evonne Seron Schulze, Chair; Faye Washington, Vice Chair
Committee on Education Code Section 66905: Guillermo Rodriguez, Jr., Chair
Nominating Committee: Olivia K. Singh, Chair; Carol Chandler, and Irwin S. Field, Members.

Action on the slate at this meeting will permit the new officers to assume their responsibilities on January 1, 2003.

Recommended Action: Commission election of the slate of nominees.

 Action Item
Adoption of Resolutions
(in PDF format)

This item presents resolutions for Commission adoption relating to former Commissioners William D. Campbell, Kyo “Paul” Jhin, Lance Izumi, and Robert L. Moore. Presenter: Alan S. Arkatov.

Recommended Action: Commission approval and adoption of the resolutions.

Other Business

4:00 p.m.

Adjournment

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

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