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Agenda June 8, 2004

Howard Welinsky, Chair
Olivia K. Singh, Vice Chair
Murray J. Haberman, Acting Executive Director

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

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TUESDAY, June 8, 2004

California Chamber of Commerce
California Room
1215 K Street, 14th Floor
Messages may be left at the Commission at (916) 445-1000
FAX (916) 327-4417

California Postsecondary Education Commission

Howard Welinsky, Chair
Olivia K. Singh, Vice Chair
Anthony J. Alvarado
Alan S. Arkatov
Carol Chandler
Irwin S. Field
Reed Hastings
Odessa P. Johnson
Hugo Morales
Guillermo Rodriguez, Jr.
Evonne Seron Schulze
Rachel E. Shetka
Kyriakos Tsakopoulos
Faye Washington
Dezie Woods-Jones

9:30 a.m.

Roll Call
 Action Item
Approval of the Minutes of the March 9-10, March 30, and May 21 Meetings
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 Information Item
Report of the Chair, Howard Welinsky

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

 Action Item
Adoption of Resolutions
(in PDF format)

This item presents resolutions for Commission adoption relating to Commissioners Ralph R. Pesqueira and Odessa P. Johnson. Presenter: Chair Howard Welinsky. Recommended Action: Commission approval and adoption of the resolutions.

 Information Item

Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee, Karen Yelverton Zamarripa, Chair

The Commissionís Statutory Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday, June 3, 2004, and Committee Chair Karen Yelverton Zamarripa will report on its deliberations.

 Information Item
Report of the Acting Executive Director, Murray J. Haberman

The Acting Executive Director will present information on topics of current interest.

10:15 a.m.

 Action Item
Student Access, Institutional Capacity, and Public Higher Education Enrollment Demand, 2003 to 2013
(in PDF format)

This report on student access and enrollment demand was discussed as an Information Item at the Commissionís March 2004 meeting. An Executive Summary has been added and the budget figures contained in the report have been updated to reflect the Governorís May 2004 Budget Revisions. The report is submitted for final adoption. Presenter: Stacy Wilson.

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

 Action Item
Commission Review of New Academic Programs Proposed by the California Community Colleges, the California State University, and the University of California, Academic Year 2002 to May 2004
(in PDF format)

The California Postsecondary Education Commission is statutorily responsible for reviewing and commenting on the need for new degree and certificate programs proposed by the public higher education systems. Among other important considerations, the review process is intended to safeguard the state against inefficiencies in the allocation of program resources. This report summarizes the results of reviews conducted during the period 2002 to May 2004. The long-range academic plans of the systems are also discussed. Presenter: Stacy Wilson.

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

 Action Item
Planning and Coordinating the Development of Californiaís Campuses
(in PDF format)

Education Code 66903(f) requires new public institutions of higher education to be reviewed by the California Postsecondary Education Commission prior to their establishment. This report discusses the role of the Commission in reviewing new public universities, community colleges, and educational centers and describes recently approved campuses and educational centers. Presenter: Gil Velazquez.

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

 Action Item
An Update on the Commissionís Information Collection and Dissemination Program
(in PDF format)

The Commission has collected and provided information about education ó particularly higher eduction ó for over a quarter of a century. This report presents a detailed profile of the Commissionís database, itís background, scope, and data elements. It also describes the critical issues facing the program in the immediate future. Presenter: Marc Irish.

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

11:15 a.m.

Speaker Presentation

Jack O'Connell, Superintendent of Public Instruction

Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack OíConnell will present to the Commission his High Performance High School Initiative. The Initiative would require public high schools students to complete the academic coursework that is required for admission to the California State University and University of California (ďA-GĒ requirements) in order to graduate.


Assemblywoman Carol Liu will be hosting a luncheon with Commissioners, legislators, and representatives from the Governorís Office during the noon hour at the Broiler Restaurant.

1:30 p.m.

 Information Item
Discussion of Luncheon Conversation with Legislators and the Administration

Facilitator: Murray J. Haberman.

 Action Item
Legislative Update, June 2004
(in PDF format)

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

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

 Information Item
Higher Education Budget Update, 2004-05
(in PDF format)

Staff will summarize the development of the 2004-05 State Budget, including the Governorís recent ďMay RevisionĒ of the proposed budget, the newly-released Higher Education Compact with the California State University, the University of California, and Legislative budget subcommittee actions on the higher education components of the Budget Bill AB 1800 (Oropeza). Presenter: Kevin G. Woolfork.

 Information Item
Update on the University Eligibility Study -- Next Steps

The 2003 University Eligibility Study was adopted by the Commission on May 21, 2004. This presentation outlines issues that have arisen subsequent to the adoption of the report. It also discusses areas which the Commission may desire to conduct further analysis. Presenter: Adrian Griffin.

Other Business

4:00 p.m.


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