Executive Committee Meeting

January 8, 2010

 

Notes

 

Attendance: Herman Andaya, Kaleikoa Ka`eo, Ekela Kaniaupio-Crozier, Sue Feltz, Michele Katsutani, Diane Meyer, John McKee, Karen Muraoka, Suzette Robinson, Clyde Sakamoto, Alvin Tagomori, David Tamanaha, Marilyn Umetsu

 

I.                    Student Services - Report on developments by Vice Chancellor

 

A.      Spring Enrollment to date

 

Date

Spring 10

Last Year

nth day of registration

No. of registrants last year (nth day)

Continuing

New returning or transfer

Applications

Last Year

11-13-2009

2127

716*

12

1418

1779

348

959

430

11-17-2009

2337

1158

16

1600

1922

415

1076

479

11-30-2009

2902

1763

28

2121

2314

588

1244

681

12-08-2009

3242

2182

34

2350

2496

746

1391

798

12-11-2009

3382

2343

37

2484

2583

799

1471

883

01-08-2010

3829

2976

 

 

2736*

956*

1715*

1198*

*as of January 5, 2010

 

28

 

A.      Estimated Persistence

 

B.      Continuing Students per Program - Program coordinators are receiving list of students that have not registered.

 

C.      Maui Land and Pine layoffs

 

                                                             1.      Few students requesting financial aid

                                                             2.      Talia to provide numbers

D.      Grades

                                                             1.      Registrar from Kauai assisted in closing grades during the break

                                                             2.      Nancy Johnson instrumental in getting the nursing board to allow late submission of transcripts (due to campus closure)

 

 

II.                  Administrative Services - Report on developments by Vice Chancellor

 

A.      Update on Collective Bargaining

1.       Discussion

 

B.      Revenues for Fall 09 and Spring 10

 

1.       Surpassed 10% projections

                                                                                       i.      $2,973,014 (a portion is uncollected)

                                                                                     ii.      Up by 54% from last year

                                                                                    iii.      Uncollected $670,336

                                                                                   iv.      Students were understanding that campus was closed (as long as instructional days were not decreased)

 

C.      Preparation for increased enrollment

 

1.       Parking

 

D.      Updates on new buildings

1.       Science Building out to bid this past Tuesday, Jan. 5 Close set for Feb. 16, 2010

2.       HUD Tuesday, 9:00 a.m.

 

III.                Academic Affairs Report on developments by Vice Chancellor

      

A.      Cultural and Natural Resources Management Proposal Next Step

                                                             1.      Follow-up - Associate in Technical Studies degree SR looking into it.

a.       Update from Suzette (meeting with Kiope)

 

B.      Update on Baccalaureate Degrees

                                                             1.      Ocean Sciences

                                                             2.      Sustainable Sciences

                                                             3.      Applied Human Services

 

IV.                MRTC - John

A.      Developing plans to encourage more businesses to enter the park to increase usage.

B.      Housing, restaurants and other businesses are being considered

C.      Colleges Involvement ET, Hawaiian Music Institute

D.      Desire to create a self-contained community

E.       This will hopefully attract more businesses to the park

 

V.                  CEDS County Economic Development Strategies

A.      Plan was reviewed and updated. Will be shared with the community.

B.      John to share a copy of the plan with the executive committee

C.      Areas considered for economic development

                                                             1.      Renewable energy/sustainability

                                                             2.      Safety

                                                             3.      Hospitality and Tourism

                                                             4.      Transportation

                                                             5.      Health and long term care should be considered

D.      Discussed Bachelors and Associates programs (many participants were not aware of many of our programs)

 

VI.                NREL reviewers will be traveling to Maui to discuss renewable energy option.

VII.              Lau`ulu building must be prepared to answer planning commission questions (not having answers may cause delays)

A.      Suzette to represent t

 

VIII.            Netbook Report Diane

A.      Machines are here and booth camp will start on Jan. 12 &13.

B.      120 new machines will be distributed

 

IX.                Obama Initiatives

 

A.      Educate to Innovate Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act

                                                             1.      Goals

a.       Graduate 5 million more Americans from Community Colleges

b.      Prepare students to be workers in the 21st Century

                                                             2.      Update on VCs meeting on Dec. 10, 2009. Spoke with Grant writer, Summer Hill of Mexico. 7 part proposal SR to share with group a draft of the proposal.

a.       Next meeting Jan. 13.

b.      Focus Innovative Trends for Education

c.       Too amorphous - Need to identify needs

d.      Initiatives

A.      Have faculty brainstorm initiatives (netbook)

e.      SR to share minutes from meeting.

B.      American Graduation

                                                             1.      VCs system wide proposal SR to share with Exec Committee the focus of the system proposal.

 

X.                  Hyechong University (4,500 students)

A.      Lori to review WASC parameters for exchanges

B.      Presentation of MCC proposal to Hyechong

 

XI.                Maui Sustainability Committee Official Organization Status

A.      Presentation next month by Alex

 

XII.              BOR preparation

 

XIII.            Presentation of Highlights of Strategic Plan Outcome

 

XIV.            Update

 

A.      Palauea

                                                             1.      Chancellor appeared before the Executive Committee they will be doing an independent study of the drainage (hopefully completed by the end of the month). They also asked if Dowling would be willing to indemnify the Foundation. Lease has been drafted and presented to the board.

 

B.      Name Change

                                                             1.      Action memo requires what is the board policy it relates to. David to determine which provision

 

C.      Letter from Senator Inouye regarding the approval of $4.3 million ($2.3 mil. and $2 mil.)

 

D.      Bellwether Consortium

 

                                                             1.      Led by John Squires

                                                             2.      Adopt math emporium model

                                                             3.      Will be applying for $10-$30-$50 million grant

                                                             4.      Netbook myMathlab software

                                                             5.      There will be a 10% matching

 

E.       Hale Haumana

 

F.       PIN Conference

 

                                                             1.      About 41 participants have signed up.

                                                             2.      Theme entrepreneurship

 

G.     SARS and STARS (Kris)

                                                             1.      Herman to coordinate meeting

 

H.      Molokai Land Appraisal (David)

                                                             1.      David received an appraisal yesterday - $263,000

                                                             2.      Molokai Ranch indicated that they will only sell the property for $408,000.

I.        Sustainable Sciences ATP to be presented to the

J.        Ocean Science need by Tuesday.

                                                             1.      HIMB Judy Lemus

a.       SR to see if Judy received her contract money

                                                             2.      ATS Cultural and Natural Resources

a.       SR spoke to Kiope and Ann

b.      Identify students and prospective jobs.

K.      Orientation - Accounting, AJ,

L.       Adjunct professors

XV.              John Morton

A.      Unbudgeted temporary positions

                                                             1.      Identify where the resources will be

                                                             2.      VCs to come up with possible solutions

                                                             3.      VCs to meet on Monday.

XVI.            Pay as you go

A.      Discussed during Council of Chancellors

                                                             1.      Chancellors more receptive now

                                                             2.      Downsides students not able to address their financial aid in time

                                                             3.      CS proposed just doing it for the community college system