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Agenda February 4, 2003

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Howard Welinsky, Vice Chair
Robert L. Moore, Executive Director

Please note: The meeting times listed on the following pages are approximate.

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.

TUESDAY, February 4, 9:15 a.m.

California State Capitol
* Senate Committee Room 2040, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, California 95814
Messages may be left in Sacramento (916) 445-1000
FAX (916) 327-4417

* Note: This is a change in the location of the meeting.

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Howard Welinsky, Vice Chair
George T. Caplan
Carol Chandler
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
Melinda G. Wilson

Roll Call
 Action Item
Approval of the Minutes of the December 2-3, 2002, and December 13, 2002, Meetings
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 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 Executive Director, Robert L. Moore

The Director will present information on topics of current interest.

 Information Item

Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee, Ron Fox, Chair

The Commissionís Statutory Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on Monday, January 27, 2003, and Committee Chair Ron Fox will report on its deliberations.

 Information/Action Item

Discussion of the 2003-04 Budget

  • Report of Fiscal Policy and Analysis Committee
  • Staff will lead a discussion on major issues concerning the Governorís proposed 2003-04 budget for higher education.

Recommended Action: Commission approval of policy direction on education budget issues.

 Action/Consent Item
A Review of California's Cross Enrollment Program
(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 J. Haberman.

Recommended Action: Commission approval of the report for appropriate transmittal.

 Action Item
Admission Policies and Attrition Rates in California Community College Nursing Programs
(in PDF format)

The Commission will review and take action on the report Admission Policies and Attrition Rates in California Community College Nursing Programs. The report includes recommendations for changes in admission practices and mechanisms for improving student persistence to graduation and state licensure. Presenters: Murray J. Haberman, Joanne Spetz, and Jean Ann Seago.

Recommended Action: Commission approval and adoption of the report for transmittal to the Governor and the Legislature.

 Information Item
Faculty Salaries at California Public Universities, 2003-04
(in PDF format)

The Commission reports 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. Data from most of each segmentís comparison institutions have been received. However, final parity figures will not be available until the April Commission meeting. It is anticipated that any changes between February and April will be minor. Presenter: Murray J. Haberman.

Luncheon

Commissioners will dine during the noon hour.

1:15 p.m.

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Alan S. Arkatov, Chair
Howard Welinsky, Vice Chair

 Action 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 receive official recognition as an educational center for its Community Education Center, an existing facillity located in Oceanside. This relatively new educational center, which was built entirely with district funds, will provide learning opportunities for the rapidly growing population of the area, particularly those in disadvantaged areas with needs for instruction in English as a Second Language and basic skills education. Presenter: William L. Storey.

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

 Information Item
Commission Review of a Proposal by the State Center Community College District to Establish the Willow-International Educational Center
(in PDF format)

This information item reviews a proposal by the State Center Community College District to establish a State-approved education center in the City of Clovis. The center would be named the Willow-International Educational Center, and it would replace an existing Clovis operational outreach center that is considered insufficient for serving the growing population of Californiaís Central San Joaquin Valley. Presenter: Stacy Wilson.

 Information Item
Commission Recommendations Concerning Alternate Delivery Options for the Stateís Cal Grant Program
(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. This report responds to that request and offers a series of recommendations concerning changes in the Cal Grant delivery system. Presenter: Karl Engelbach.

Other Business

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.

5:00 p.m.

Adjournment

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