County Community College District
PUBLIC SESSION BEGAN AT 7:44 P.M. AFTER CLOSED SESSION.
Board Clerk Trustee Nancy Padberg
announced the following Closed Session actions: The Board of Trustees
voted to accept the resignation of Armando Ruiz
from his position as Vice President of Student Services at Irvine
Valley College, and approved his return to counseling. The Board thanked
him for his service as an administrator. The Board voted unanimously
to approve the appointment of Ken Patton
as the Acting Dean of Business Science, Vocational Education, and Economic
Development at Saddleback College.
Board Clerk Nancy Padberg
presented a Board Resolution commending and congratulating the Irvine
Valley College Women's Lasers Badminton 2002 Team, the California
Community College 2002 Team Champions.
Board President Donald P. Wagner advanced Agenda Item #42.
The Board voted unanimously to adopt Resolution 02-42 in response to the demand for cure and correction pursuant to Government Code Section 54960.1.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES REPORTS
Board President Donald P. Wagner
announced that Chancellor Raghu P. Mathur continues to make progress
in his recuperation from heart bypass surgery. He wished him a full
recovery, and anticipates that he may return within two weeks to work.
Trustee Marcia Milchiker said she echoed the sentiments of her
fellow trustees regarding the recovery of Dr. Mathur and the excellent
work of the administrative team. She said it was a sad experience to
attend the funeral of Benny Hernandez, her colleague on the School Boards
Association and an Anaheim School District trustee who recently died
of cancer. Trustee John Williams did not
give a report. Vice President Dorothy Fortune
acknowledged administrators, staff, and faculty for their work on the
new semester. She said that the District is meeting many of its goals,
and that the Board can be "proud of its accomplishments."
She said that three members of the Board are up for re-election in November.
Clerk Nancy Padberg concurred that Assemblyman
Campbell is doing "an excellent job on the budget."Trustee
David B. Lang said that he applauded Assemblyman Campbell on
his actions to gain a more fiscally sound budget, and condemned the
budget submitted by Governor Davis as "smoke and mirrors."
He extended his best wishes to Dr. Mathur for his recovery. He congratulated
Dr. Glenn Roquemore on becoming president of Irvine Valley College and
Dr. Hans Kuss in his new position as Saddleback College Vice President
of Instruction. Trustee Thomas A. Fuentes
extended his heartiest greetings to Chancellor Mathur and his family.
He said that he was impressed by the outstanding effort of the administrative
Board Clerk Nancy Padberg requested a comparative study on classified leadership salaries.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ACTIONS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Deputy Chancellor Gary Poertner
wished Chancellor Mathur well and looks forward to his return to the
SADDLEBACK COLLEGE PRESIDENT
DIXIE BULLOCK welcomed Dr. Hans Kuss
to his new position as Vice President of Instruction. She said that
Saddleback College historical photos will be featured in a book, Orange
County: the Golden Promise that will soon be available for viewing in
her office. President Bullock issued an invitation to view the videotaped
broadcast of the Regional Town Hall meetings being held throughout the
state concerning updating the California Master Plan for Education to
be held in Santa Clara County. Please contact Sophie
Miller, 582-4722 to set-up an appointment to check-out a tape,
available after August 12. Some of the issues that will be addressed
are teaching and learning, enrollment, funding, and governance across
all systems of education. Fall 2002 registration began on Monday, July
15. Fall schedules have been mailed to the service area. On
campus classes begin on Monday, August 26th. Census is the beginning
of the day, Monday, September 9, 2002. Saddleback College catalogues
have been distributed to local libraries, as well as several countries
around the globe. The Student Handbook,
compiled by the Counseling office, is also available. Saddleback College
is pleased to welcome Dr. Hans J. Kuss,
Vice President of Instruction, who began
work in the Office of Instruction on July 1, 2002. Cathy
Hasson, Susan Lemkin, and Paul Myers
presented a Marketing Focus Group report to the President's Council
on July 17th on the results of six focus groups who reviewed the class
schedule. An executive report of the findings
is available through the Office of Research, Planning, and Grants, 582-4253.
The SC Civic Light Opera (SCLO) Cabaret
Series is presenting "Tintypes" through August 11th in the
Cabaret theatre. The annual Midsummer Cabaret
Series will be held on Monday and Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. through
August 13th. "Peter Pan" closed its run to rave reviews and
sold-out performances on July 21st. The "Sound of Music" will
run August 2 - 18. Call 582-4656 for tickets. The Saddleback
College faculty in-service will be held from August 19 through 23rd.
IRVINE VALLEY COLLEGE PRESIDENT DR. GLENN ROQUEMORE reported that Mark Godding, Public Information Officer for Irvine Valley College, has completed three, 30-second T.V. commercials that began airing on local cable on June 24th. The commercials focus on degree preparation and career development, with each promoting a specific school or discipline within the college to give the public an image of the campus and to encourage enrollment. The ads air 4 to 5 times a day, with 60% from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 40% from 4 p.m. to 12 midnight. The ads will appear through November in IVC's primary market, which includes Corona Del Mar, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Orange, Santa Ana, and Tustin. The IVC Office of Instruction has created its own web page, designed to be a one-stop shop where faculty can access detailed information and links to District pages as well as IVC's twelve academic departments, a staff directory with photos, phone numbers, and areas of expertise, and more. The Department of Career Education completed a new marketing brochure on July 1 to provide students with a comprehensive summary of curriculum. The brochure is a key element of a four-piece integrated marketing package that includes a 16-page full-color brochure, post card, pocket folder, and poster with mail-back response cards. Donna Sneed, Director of Economic and Resource Development, created the package for high school counselors, students, and employers to provide a comprehensive picture of what IVC has to offer. As of mid-summer, the enrollment capacity at the IVC Child Development Center (CDC) has reached its capacity of 78 children, with the center already fully enrolled for fall. The cost of child care has reached an all-time high in Southern California. CDC is affordable and provides an excellent caring and learning environment for children ages two-and-a-half to six or seven. Nearly 40% of children in attendance at the CDC are of IVC students, who receive a 30% reduction in fees.
GOVERNANCE GROUPS' REPORTS
SADDLEBACK COLLEGE ASSOCIATED
ASSOCIATED STUDENTS OF IRVINE
SADDLEBACK COLLEGE ACADEMIC
IRVINE VALLEY COLLEGE ACADEMIC
CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES
POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Donald P. Wagner, President Dorothy
Fortune, Vice President Nancy Padberg, Clerk Thomas A.
The highlighted synopsis of
the Board of Trustees meeting is prepared by Pamela Zanelli, Public
Affairs Director, and is not the official minutes.