Executive Committee Meeting AGENDA go to minutes
8:30 am, Ka Lama 102
1. Data Review: Jeannie Pezzoli
Data Dialog on Persistence – What are
the findings? What
▪ For next meeting: take a look at what our persistence may be this year.
▪ MAPS and enrollment can be accessed at the UH Institutional Research Office website: http://www.hawaii.edu/iro/ An Operational Data Store site has been developed so anyone can retrieve data off of Banner. Jeannie will arrange training to include Executive Committee, department chairs, and program chairs.
1. Comparative Study for Spring Semester
▪ flo will be meeting with department chairs to evaluate the flex plan.
▪ Study should include the following topics:
o how shortened classes will affect deadlines (e.g. refunds), registration
o percentage of students who complete control classes vs. the flex classes
o learning outcomes
o times flex courses are offered
o survey of students taking flex classes as well as the control classes
of student responding
o how students perform on the same kind of examinations
ad hoc committee of the Academic Senate is being developed
▪ Enrollment as of the morning of January 13, 2006 was 2625, down 7% from last year. Last year’s enrollment at this time was at 2810.
fees, special funds revenues are at a million forty-eight this year compared
▪ Collection from students who have registered but have not paid and who do not have a third party partner is still being conducted.
▪ Class cancellations were completed.
▪ Track record of low enrolled classes and tuition fees special funds revenues to accommodate a projected $157,000 additional cost for electricity should be kept.
▪ College must return money to the federal government for financial aid students who have failed or whose last day of attendance was not reported to the financial aid office.
▪ Faculty are asked to inform financial aid of the status of students on financial aid. Malia Davidson will give a list of faculty members who have not responded. Malia will also attend the Academic Senate meeting to inform faculty of the financial aid requirements and will distribute copies of the deadline dates to department chairs and the Academic Senate so people can understand the process. After it is decided what the message will be, Diane will broadcast information.
▪ Faculty should inform financial aid at the three or four-week mark f students are not attending classes. Timeframe should be evaluated.
▪ Policy that pays students ahead of time who may not attend should be revisited.
The Academic Senate Executive
Committee wants the senate budget committee
Feedback from Sena
▪ The Chancellors will be the point of contact for legislative requests. The Chancellors are then obligated to notify the President of requests. With the President’s agreement, the institution will forward responses to the legislature.
6. Strategic Plan and Program Review Summary (master list of positions) Followup
is working on his portion of the master list.
He should have it completed within a week. This will be a comprehensive list that will
include our supplemental request and an integrated list of items that were not
included in the supplemental but was listed in priority order by each of the
programs. The deans and direc
7. Reorg Status
reorganization narrative has been sent
8. County Support of $2 million; Council Followup
The Mayor has indicated that he is
going forward with his initiative. Clyde
has talked with Council Chair Riki Hokama. Chair Hokama suggested that we consider the area around the Maui Research
and Technology park for expansion. Clyde will be talking with each of the
9. Second Decade Status
presented the Second Decade report in draft form. She is sending the powerpoint presentation
10. Other Items
Construction Academy: Meeting has been scheduled. flo will share core curriculum with Executive Committee. There will be two tracks: Apprenticeship and high school.
Arakawa is willing
Accreditation: Review teams are meeting. Each review team has an Executive Committee member on it. Reports are due January 20.
Ruth Stiehl: Ruth Stiehl will be
Student Center Renovation: Bid closes on February 17.
Community colleges will be receiving funds for international education
West Maui Education Center:
Signs, air conditioning, furniture
Akaku: Did not hear from Mark Recktenwald. Sarajean Tokunaga will be resigning from our Chancellor’s Advisory Council. Mediation scheduled for end of the month.
Islands of the World Conference: Organization is close
UARC: On next Regent’s meeting agenda.