Chancellorís Advisory Council Minutes
January 22, 2007
Present:†††††††††† Del Adlawan, Jim Bendon, Gwen Hiraga, Steve Holaday, Richard Kipper, John Kreag, Dorvin Leis, Roger MacArthur, Audrey MacLean, Alec McBarnet, Howard Nakamura, Mitchell Nishimoto, Wendy Peterson, Marty Quill, Curtis Tom, Leona Wilson, Bill Wong
Guests:† †††††††††††Dr. Lori Govaars, Susan Lampe
Call to Order: †Richard Kipper called the meeting to order at 12:00 p.m.†
Approval of Minutes: The minutes of the November 13, 2006 meeting were approved as circulated.
Spring enrollment is 2555 (2600 Spring 06); 170 students are
∑ Swap meet documents have been signed; plans for clean-up and fencing of the area are being drafted.
∑ ABIT: WASC Senior Accreditation members will visit MCC Mar.8-9 to explore the provision of accelerating the ABIT degree program accreditation.† If all goes well, our May graduates will graduate with an accredited degree.
∑ Culinary:† Chris Speere is the new Culinary Academy Coordinator.
∑ Student Housing:† Dorms will be opening Fall 07.
∑ Grants:† MCC has brought in $7.8 million to date this year ($9.7 million in 2006).
∑ Major Gifts Plan will be presented to the CAC following a meeting with John Morton and the CAC Retreat.
Council Composition/Committee Assignments:† Richard asked for approval to add two to three more people to the CAC.† There were no objections.† He also reviewed CAC Committee assignments.† A revised list of committees and members will be sent to the CAC.
∑ Purpose:† College Direction (2yr/4yr level programs; 2yr-4yr transition)
∑ Preparation for Community Forum and Strategic Plan Refinement:† Include information from Program Advisory committees, County, Mayorís office, Maui Long Range planning and development committee, Focus Maui Nui, Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Department of Labor
∑ Background:† Strategic Plan, accomplishments/ highlights (facilities, programs, services, enrollments, sustainability), McClain/Morton overview
∑ CAC Questions:† County/community needs; program, services, research needs; student needs/demographics; faculty/staff requirements; retreat date/time
There was much discussion about the date and length of the retreat as well as possible facilitators.† A
questionnaire on preferences will be sent to the CAC.† Leona Wilson suggested that the public be invited to submit suggestions as well.
UH Foundation:† Susan Lampe gave an update on the Centennial Campaign.† The Campaign began July† 2002 and will end June 2009.†† Of the $250 million goal, $163 million has been raised to date.† The Community Colleges have raised $14 million of this total, and MCC has raised $3.5 million of the Community College total. The Campaign is an endowment campaign focusing on retaining the best faculty, attracting students, enhancing research, and endowing programs such as sustainability, marine biology, and cancer research.†
The meeting was adjourned at 1:20 p.m.
Next meeting:† †March 12, 2007
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