COLLEGE PLANNING COUNCIL (CPC)
Monday, July 10th, 2006
ASO Senate Room in Seahawk Center
Administration: L. Spink, A. Tomlinson, A. Patterson, N. Malone, L. Rosas, B. McNeel
Faculty: Senate: M. Wood
AFT: L. McKenzie
Classified: I. Clark
Co-Chairs: N. Carson,
Students: P. Harris
Guests: E. Portis, J. Parker, M. Yanez, Tricia Wickers
Absent: Faculty, Senate: J. Stanbery, N. Barakat; Faculty, AFT: B. Guertin, R. Oakes; Classified: T. Sulyok, L. DeSilva, T. Gonzalez, L. Payne; Co-Chairs: S. McMurray; Students: S. Stanojevic; Resource: B. Easley
Meeting was called to order at 1:40. Quorum present.
1. Acceptance of Agenda (N. Carson)
Agenda accepted as presented.
2. Acceptance of Minutes (N. Carson)
Minutes accepted as presented.
3. Report from the President (L. Spink):
Dr. Spink reported that the Chancellor will be listening to her proposal for a major enrollment campaign for next year; it will include marketing, retention, tutoring, etc. Dr. Spink discussed the problems arising from the temporary shut-down of the bathrooms in the General Classrooms building. Studentís Servicesí plan for controlling the inevitable disruption on the first days of school caused by construction was discussed. Parking difficulties arising from the presence of a large number of contractors was discussed; the contracts will have to pay for parking across the street. Advertising the planned combined ASO and Parking fees ($12) was discussed. The coming down of the Liberal Arts building, and ensuing parking lot closure was discussed. The upcoming CPC Retreat on 8/29 was discussed.
4. Report from CPC Committees:
4.1 Budget Committee (A. Tomlinson): The last District Budget Meeting was cancelled. The total expenditures for each cluster, starting with Programming, are being worked up. Budget Hearings will start later in the summer. LAHC is about 2.5, 2.6 million in deficit.
4.2 no report from Facilities/Work Environment
4.3 Staffing (M. Wood): The Staffing Committee is meeting tomorrow; the Policies and Procedures Manual should be completed at that meeting. The meeting is at 1:30 in the Presidentís Conference Room.
4.4 Staff Development (M. Wood): Staff Development had 3 meetings last week: the committee; Dr. Spink and Mark Wood; Mark Wood and campus leadership. Opening Day activities (set for 8/29, 8/30, 8/31) were discussed. 8/29 and 8/31 are non-mandatory days.
4.5 Flex (M. Wood): Nothing to add.
5. Accreditation (L. Spink): Dr. Spink reported that Harbor received the best Accreditation report of the three colleges; we got the least amount of recommendations; we only have to do a progress report, due on 3/15/08. Dr. Spink thanked everyone for their hard work. The recommendation from the Accreditation Team that Academic Affairs be more strongly involved in the program review process was discussed. The need for more complete documentation and to review cluster priorities was discussed.
6. Standing Committee Reports:
6.1 Administrative Services: no report.
6.2 Presidentís Cluster: Minutes from the last cluster meeting were distributed. The importance of the website, as determined at the last cluster meeting, was discussed.
6.3 Academic Affairs: The need for clerical support for division chairs was discussed.
6.4 Student Services: The Summer Bridge Program was discussed. The plans for the Opening Day Welcome were discussed.
7. Reports from Constituencies:
Classified (I. Clarke): The change-over in Student ID numbers was discussed; as was the need for certain department on campus to have access to the old ID numbers (social security numbers) as well as the new numbers.
Students: The new ASO President, Patrick Harris, introduced himself.
Faculty: There was discussion regarding the new Ancillary Duties; the system is not set up for these codes; there will be a committee meeting shortly.
8.1 Ombudsman: Dr. Spink reported that the loop road is not yet completed; there was an error in its construction. The grandstands for the Athletic Field have been approved by the DSA, and will be ready for October. A major event is planned.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:10.