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Meeting Resources: March 10, 2009

Regular Meeting of the Full Commission

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Agenda Items

All times listed are approximate. If a separate link to the audio is not available for an item, use the closest previous one.

Day / Time Item No. Item More Info Report Presentation Discussion
Tuesday, 9:00   Roll Call        
   1 Approval of the Minutes View Read
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     Report of the Chair, John P. Perez        
 9:20   Report of the Executive Director, Karen Humphrey View Read
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     Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee View     Listen
 10:10 2 Legislative Update, March 2009 View Read   Listen
   3 CPEC Recommendations on Higher Education in State Budget View Read   Listen
 11:00   Presentation by Glen W. Thomas, Secretary of Education View     Listen
 12:00   Lunch        
 1:30 4 Analytic Method for Measuring Student Academic Preparation View Read View Listen
 2:00 5 Access and Equity for all Students: Students with Disabilities View Read   Listen
 3:00 6 Proposed Revisions to the Commission’s Guidelines View Read   Listen
 3:20 7 Making Sense of the Nursing Education Crisis in California View Read View
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 3:50 8 Completing the Affordability Picture View Read View Listen
 4:10   Other Business        
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 4:30   Adjournment       Listen

Commission Members at this Meeting: Attendance and Voting Record

Commissioner Attendance Voting Record
Day 1 Item 1Item 2Item 2
Watch Position on Bills
Item 2
AB 669 (Fong) - Support
Item 2
SB 216 & SJR 2 (Liu)AB 317(So)
Item 2
AB 867 (Nava) - Watch
Item 2
SB 147(DeSaulnier)Oppose, unle
Item 2
SB 160 (Cedillo) Support
Item 3Item 6
John P. Perez, Chair
Public (Assembly Speaker)
Present YesYesYesYesYes*YesYesYesYesYes
H. Eric Schockman, Vice Chair
Public (Governor)
Absent           
George T. Caplan
Public (Assembly Speaker)
Absent           
Lawrence T. Geraty
System
Present Yes**Yes**YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Melinda Guzman
System (California State University)
Absent           
David P. Lopez
System (Board of Education)
Present YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Hugo Morales
Public (Senate Rules)
Present YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
George W. Nickel, III
Public (Senate Rules)
Present YesYesYesYesYesYesYes*YesYesYes
Ralph R. Pesqueira
Public (Governor)
Absent           
Carolyn Russell
System (California Community Colleges)
Present **YesYesYes*Yes*YesYesYesYes**Yes*Yes
Olivia K. Singh
Public (Senate Rules)
Present YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Bruce D. Varner
System (University of California)
Present YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Howard Welinsky
Public (Assembly Speaker)
Present *YesYesYesYesYesYes**YesYesYesYes
Carol R. Chandler, Alternate
System (California State University)
Present Yes*Yes*Yes**Yes**Yes**Yes*Yes**Yes*Yes**Yes
Pauline F. Larwood, Alternate
System (California Community Colleges)
Absent           
Bonnie Reiss, Alternate
System (University of California)
Absent           
Total10 10/0/0 10/0/0 10/0/0 10/0/0 10/0/0 10/0/0 10/0/0 10/0/0 10/0/0 10/0/0
 * Motioned
** Seconded
Ballot Count: Yes/No/Abstained

More Information About Items

  • Item 1: Approval of the Minutes of the December 9–10, 2008 and February 11, 2009 Meetings

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  • Report of the Executive Director, Karen Humphrey
    Director Humphrey will present information on topics of current interest. This will include an update on the Commission’s Improving Teacher Quality program.
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  • Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee, Todd Greenspan, Chair
    Mr. Greenspan will report on the Statutory Advisory Committee meeting held on February 27, 2009.
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  • Item 2: Legislative Update, March 2009
    This item discusses bills being tracked by Commission staff. Staff will present an analysis of bills introduced after the special Commission meeting on February 11. The Commission will consider adopting positions on these bills. The Commission will also consider changes in positions on other bills due to amendments made after the February 11 meeting. The Commission will vote on this item.
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    Presented by: Julia Blair
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  • Item 3: Update on the 2009–10 State Budget
    Staff will present a summary of the Governor’s proposed State Budget for the remainder of 2008–09 and 2009–10.
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    Presented by: Kevin Woolfork
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  • Presentation by Glen W. Thomas, Secretary of Education
    Secretary of Education Glen W. Thomas will present his perspectives on issues facing higher education in California, his vision and goals for higher education, and the Governor’s initiatives in this area.
    Presented by: Glen W. Thomas
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  • Item 4: An Analytic Method for Measuring Student Academic Preparation by School and Gender
    In December 2008, Commission staff provided a progress report on an analytic method that is being developed to assess student preparation for college. Staff will discuss how that method could be used to measure preparation for college by school and gender.
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    Presented by: Stacy Wilson, Ryan Fuller, Mallory Angeli
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  • Item 5: Access and Equity for all Students: Students with Disabilities
    The report provides an update on current research on the programs and services provided to students with disabilities in California colleges and universities. An expert panel of speakers will offer insight on services provided to students and additional needs that may lead to possible policy options.
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    Presented by: Karen Humphrey, Mallory Angeli
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  • Item 6: Proposed Revisions to the Commission’s Guidelines for Approval of Community College Centers
    Staff will present recommended changes to the Commission’s educational center approval criteria which will make guidelines consistent with the revised Title 5 Regulations. The recommendations were presented as an information item at the December 2008 Commission meeting. The Commission will vote on this item.
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    Presented by: Stacy Wilson
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  • Item 7: Making Sense of the Nursing Education Crisis in California: A Program Planning Study Prospectus
    California’s higher education systems offer programs in nursing at a variety of different levels. Staff will present a proposal for a statewide planning method to assess what specific nursing supply issues are being addressed by each higher education system, the adequacy of the current mix of nursing programs, and how programs should be expanded across higher education systems to meet labor market needs.
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    Presented by: Stacy Wilson
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  • Item 8: Completing the Affordability Picture: The Need for More Data on Financial Aid
    This report examines availability of student financial aid data. A fragmented system of data sources limits the ability of Commission staff to conduct in-depth research on college affordability and student debt. Commission staff are exploring the possibility of obtaining access to more financial aid data.
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    Presented by: Jessika Jones
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  • Executive Session
    Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(c)(8), the Commission will meet in closed session to discuss personnel matters.
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