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Meeting Resources: December 9-10, 2008

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 of the September 23–24, 2008 Meeting   Read   Listen
     Report of the Chair       Listen
   2 Approval of the Minutes of the November 17, 2008, Nominating Committee   Read   Listen
     Report of the Nominating Committee View      
 10:00 3 University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2007 View Read View Listen
 10:30   Presentation by Mark G. Yudof, President, UC View     Listen
 11:30   Report of the Executive Director       Listen
     Report of the Statutory Advisory Committee View     Listen
   4 Legislative Update View Read   Listen
 12:00   Lunch        
 1:30   Presentation by Public Policy Institute of California View   View Listen
 2:30 5 Access and Equity for All Students View Read
Read
  Listen
   6 State Budget Update, 2008–09 View Read   Listen
   7 Fiscal Profiles, 2008 View Read View Listen
   8 Going Green: Developing the Green Collar Workforce View Read   Listen
 5:00   Other Business View     Listen
 5:15   Executive Session View      
 5:30   Adjournment        
Wednesday, 8:30   Roll Call        
 8:45 9 Proposed Revisions to the Commission’s Guidelines View Read   Listen
   10 Proposal for a Community College Educational Center in Davis View Read   Listen
   11 Proposal for Community College Center in Elk Grove View Read View Listen
   12 Improving Teacher Quality Grants Program View Read   Listen
   13 Prospectus for a Study Degrees Awarded and Labor Market Demand View Read   Listen
 11:30   Other Business       Listen
 12:00   Adjournment        

Commission Members at this Meeting: Attendance and Voting Record

Commissioner Attendance Voting Record
Day 1 Day 2 Item 1Item 2Item 2
Item 3Item 10
Olivia K. Singh, Chair
Public (Senate Rules)
Present Present YesYesYesYesYes
John P. Perez, Vice Chair
Public (Assembly Speaker)
Present Present YesYesYesYes*Yes
Joseph P. Bishop
Student (Governor)
Absent Absent      
George T. Caplan
Public (Assembly Speaker)
Present Present *YesYesYesYesYes
Lawrence T. Geraty
System
Absent Absent      
Melinda Guzman
System (California State University)
Present Absent YesYes**YesYes 
David P. Lopez
System (Board of Education)
Present Present **YesYesYesYesYes
Hugo Morales
Public (Senate Rules)
Present Absent Yes*YesYesYes 
George W. Nickel, III
Public (Senate Rules)
Present Present YesYesYesYesYes
Ralph R. Pesqueira
Public (Governor)
Present Present YesYesYes**YesYes
Carolyn Russell
System (California Community Colleges)
Present Present YesYesYesYesYes
H. Eric Schockman
Public (Governor)
Present Absent YesYes*YesYes 
Bruce D. Varner
System (University of California)
Present Absent YesYesYesYes 
Howard Welinsky
Public (Assembly Speaker)
Present Present Yes**YesYes*Yes**Yes
Carol R. Chandler, Alternate
System (California State University)
Absent Absent      
Pauline F. Larwood, Alternate
System (California Community Colleges)
Absent Absent      
Bonnie Reiss, Alternate
System (University of California)
Absent Absent      
Total12 8 12/0/0 12/0/0 12/0/0 12/0/0 8/0/0
 * Motioned
** Seconded
Ballot Count: Yes/No/Abstained

More Information About Items

  • Report of the Nominating Committee, Hugo Morales, Chair
    The Committee will recommend memberships for the Commission’s three standing committees for 2009. Action on this item will permit the new committee members to assume their responsibilities on January 1, 2009.
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  • Item 3: University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2007
    Staff will present the results of a study to estimate the percentage of high school graduates eligible for UC and CSU. (Action)
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    Presented by: Adrian Griffin
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  • Presentation by Mark G. Yudof, President, University of California
    Mr. Yudof will address the Commission regarding recent initiatives he is instituting through the Office of the President, and how he envisions working with the Commission in the future.
    Presented by: Mark G. Yudof
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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 December 4, 2008.
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  • Item 4: Legislative Update, December 2008
    Staff will present an update on the Governor’s action on bills passed in the 2007–08 legislative session and on the interests of the new members of the Legislature. (Information)
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    Presented by: Julia Blair, Kevin Woolfork
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  • Presentation by Public Policy Institute of California: Attitudes of Californians Regarding Higher Education
    Jennifer Paluch, Survey Project Manager, from the Public Policy Institute of California will present the results from its recent statewide survey, Californians and Higher Education.
    Presented by: Jennifer Paluch
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  • Item 5: Access and Equity for All Students: LGBT Student Needs
    This report responds to Commission concern over the difficulty of assessing whether students with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students receive the support that they need to succeed in higher education. Staff will report on Access and Equity Advisory Committee held in October. (Information)
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    Presented by: Karen Humphrey
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  • Item 6: State Budget Update, 2008–09
    Staff will present an update on the 2008–09 budget signed on September 23, 2008. (Information)
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    Presented by: Kevin Woolfork
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  • Item 7: Fiscal Profiles, 2008
    Staff will present highlights from Fiscal Profiles. This compendium contains statistical information and analyses of the financing of California postsecondary education from the 1965–66 fiscal year through 2008–09. It also includes information on K-12 financing and state government in general. (Information)
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    Presented by: Kevin Woolfork, Ryan Fuller
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  • Item 8: Going Green: Developing the Green Collar Workforce
    Staff will provide a report on a recent Green Community Colleges Summit and how the state’s higher education systems are addressing the “green economy” in facilities planning and educational program development. (Information)
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    Presented by: Karen Humphrey, Mallory Angeli
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  • Other Business

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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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  • Item 9: Proposed Revisions to the Commission’s Guidelines for Approval of Community College Educational Centers
    The California Community College Board of Governors recently adopted new regulations governing the approval of community college educational centers. This agenda item updates the Commission’s approval criteria to make them consistent with the new regulations. (Information)
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    Presented by: Stacy Wilson
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  • Item 10: Proposal for a Community College Educational Center in Davis
    This item contains a staff analysis of a proposal by the Los Rios Community College District to convert its Davis outreach operations to a single state-approved educational center. The proposal responds to the district’s need to expand services in the Davis area. The center will be situated on the UC Davis campus. (Action)
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    Presented by: Stacy Wilson
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  • Item 11: Proposal for Community College Center in Elk Grove
    The Commission will review a proposal by the Los Rios Community College District to establish an educational center in Elk Grove. This proposal was granted conditional approval by the Community Colleges Board of Governors under new a statute that allows for development of a center when initial year enrollment is below the requirement for full approval. The proposal is presented to the Commission as an information item. (Information)
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    Presented by: Jessika Jones
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  • Item 12: Improving Teacher Quality Grants Program: Current Grants and Upcoming Activities
    Staff will report on current ITQ projects and plans for future grant competitions. (Information)
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    Presented by: Karen Humphrey
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  • Item 13: Prospectus for a Study of the Match Between Degrees Awarded and California Labor Market Demand
    Staff will present a prospectus to examine data from the U.S. Bureau of the Census, the California Employment Development Department, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to assess the extent to which university graduates are employed in occupations that do not require a university degree. (Information)
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    Presented by: Mallory Angeli
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