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Agenda for June 2000

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, June 3, 9:30 a.m.

California State Capitol
Senate Committee Room 113
Sacramento, California 95814
Messages may be left in Sacramento (916) 445-1000
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California Postsecondary Education Commission

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

Roll Call
 Action Item
Approval of the Minutes of the April 8, 2003, Meeting
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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 Thursday, May 27, 2003, and Committee Chair Ron Fox will report on its deliberations.

9:45 a.m.

 Presentations and Discussion

Implications of the Racial Privacy Initiative for Access and Diversity on Californiaís Colleges and Universities

Several speakers, including Kevin Nguyen, proponent for RPI and Tom Wood, Americans Against Discrimination and Preferences, will present their views on the Racial Privacy Initiative and what impact its passage may have on postsecondary education in California.

12:30 p.m.

 Panel Discussion

The Value of Diversity in Higher Education

A three-member panel, including Theodore Mitchell, President of Occidental College, will discuss the nature of campus diversity and how diversity impacts access to education.

1:45 p.m.

 Panel Discussion

How Admission Policies and Practices Impact Access and Diversity

A three-member panel, including Kenneth Marcus, U. S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights and Calvin Moore, Chair of the Faculty Undergraduate Admissions Committee at U.C. Berkeley; will discuss the role the admission process plays regarding access and diversity.

3:00 p.m.

 Panel Discussion

The Role Data Collection Plays in Shaping Policy regarding Access and Diversity

A three-member panel consisting of Henry Der, a former CPEC Commissioner and expert on the United States Census; Mark Wolf, a graduate student at the UC Berkeley School of Public Policy; and a representative from MPR Associates, a firm that specializes in federal and state data collection and analysis, will discuss how data is used to guide policy and evaluate outcomes.

4:15 p.m.

 Action Item
Legislative Update, June 2003
(in PDF format)

The Commission will receive a briefing on the current status of legislation. Presenter: Marge Chisholm.

Recommended Action: Commission adoption of recommended positions for appropriate action.

Other Business

4:30 p.m.


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