Chancellorís Advisory Council Minutes

September 11, 2006

†Laulima 225

 

Present:†††††††††† Del Adlawan, Susan Bendon, David Cole, Jeff Halpin, Gwen Hiraga, Richard Kipper, John Kreag, Dorvin Leis, Martin Luna, Roger MacArthur, Boyd Mossman, Mitchell Nishimoto, Wendy Peterson, Martin Quill, Anne Takabuki, Curtis Tom, Leona Wilson, William Wong, Russell Yamane

 

MCC:†††††††††††††† Clyde Sakamoto, Marilyn Fornwall, Cordy MacLaughlin, Alvin Tagomori, David Tamanaha, Flo Wiger

 

Guests: †††††††††† Stan Arterberry (WASC), Tracy Johnson (WASC), Susan Lampe (UHF), Albert Moore (WASC)

 

Call to Order: †Richard Kipper called the meeting to order at 12:05 p.m.†

 

Introductions: †Clyde introduced Stan Arterberry, WASC Accreditation Team Chair, and Tracy Johnson and Albert Moore, WASC Accreditation Team Assistants.† Clyde also introduced Cordy MacLaughlin, new Director of Institutional Advancement.

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Approval of Minutes: The minutes of the May 16, 2006 meeting were approved.

 

WASC Visit:† Stan Arterberry and his team are here to begin the accreditation process.†† They will be evaluating MCC by several standards:† institutional mission and effectiveness, student learning programs and services, resources, and leadership and governance.† The entire team will return to MCC October 23-26 to meet with various constituencies of the college.

 

Legislative and County Appropriations:† MCC has received the largest ever County grant of $500,000 for nursing and dental assisting programs..† Clyde thanked the Chancellorís Advisory Council for contacting the County Council and enlisting support for this grant.† Clyde also reported that the State released $2.6 million to MCC for electricity and instructional, program improvement and outreach staff positions..

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Updates: Clyde reported on the following items.

 

Vice-Chancellor of Academic Affairs- Flo Wiger will be leaving this position to accept a position in the office of the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs in the †Community College Systems Office..† Clyde thanked her for her years of service and support in moving Maui Community College forward.† Suzette Robinson will be interim †Vice- Chancellor of Academic Affairs.†

 

Enrollment- The new school year began with an enrollment of 2821 students as compared to an enrollment of 2903 in the 2005-06 school year.† There are workforce †shortages County-wide that competes for prospective student attention..† Also, MCC has filled 13 of 45 faculty and staff positions.

 

Student Housing- Construction of the student housing continues. The project is †expected to be completed next summer and ready for the full 400-bed capacity Fall 2007.

 

Swap Meet- The Swap Meet will be moved to the MCC campus as soon as the agreement between the college and the swap meet owner has been signed.† Location will be harbor-side †of the rear parking lot in the grassy sump.

 

Grants- MCC received $9.3 million in grants this last year and $6.4 million in the first quarter of this year.

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U.S. News & World Report Marketing- Clyde shared a copy of the September issue of U.S. News and World Report featuring Americaís Best Colleges.† The piece on Maui Community College

will help raise awareness of Mauiís unique higher education opportunities.† This advertorial represents a† marketing vehicle for the college, as the magazine has national circulation.

 

Gifts- MCC recently received a $25,000 gift from A&B for the Center for Entrepreneurship, $100, 000 from the Case Foundation for the Sustainable Living Institute (SLIM), $37,500 from Maui Land and Pine for the Applied Business Information Technology and SLIM programs, and a tractor and trailer from HC&S and Tri-Isle Inc. for the Commercial Driverís License training program.

 

Political Forum- Through the generosity of the Budge Family Foundation, MCC sponsored a political forum which was held on campus and televised for the community.

 

Chancellorís Golf Tournament-† Ann Takabuki announced that next yearís tournament will be sponsored by Wailea Blue.†

 

Horizons: The committee met and reported its highlights.

 

††††††††††† Development Plan- Cordy MacLaughlin circulated a draft of the 2006-07 Development Plan. †

She reviewed the UH Centennial Goals, MCCís goals, and a list of MCC program priorities.† The goal for this year is 320% higher than last yearís goal.† Cordy asked the Chancellorís Advisory Council for help with fundraising and donor cultivation.†

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Science Building Equipment- Clyde presented a list of equipment needed by the Science program to help with the transition between the current facility and a new Science building.† Equipment costs were $53,000.† Clyde stated that $10,000 of the costs will come from the General Funds. He will ask the Alumni for $10,000, and he asked for authorization to fund $10,000 of the costs from the Development Fund.

 

MOTION:† It was m/s/p (D. Cole/C. Tom) to authorize $10,000 from the Development Fund to help purchase the Science equipment.†

 

UH Foundation Update:† Susan Lampe reported that the Centennial Campaign has been extended to 2009 with a goal of $250 million.† The Development Officers are working with their Chancellors/Deans to identify priorities for each campus and to develop fundraising benchmarks.†

 

Upcoming Events:

††††††††††† Class Act ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Begins in September

††††††††††† Noble Grape †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Oct. 21 (Kea Lani)

††††††††††† Scholarship Reception†††††††††††††††††††††††† May 3

††††††††††† Chancellorís Golf Tournament††††††††††††††††††††††† June 30

 

The meeting was adjourned at 1:35 p.m.

 

Next meeting:† †November 13, 2006

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Marilyn Fornwall

Administrative Support Specialist