a Professor of Adapted Physical Education at SC,
was presented with a resolution from the Board
of Trustees in recognition of his receiving the
Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year
award from the State Commission on Physical Education
South Orange County Forensics Team
of IVC and SC students received a resolution from
the Board of Trustees in recognition of their
winning the National Parliamentary Debate Association
community college sweepstakes for the fifth consecutive
year. IVC Professor Gary Rybold
accepted the resolution on behalf of the team.
Trustee for 2006-07, Elizabeth Kelly,
attended the meeting with her mother,
Miriam Kelly. The IVC student will be sworn in
Raghu P. Mathur presented to the
Board of Trustees the 2006 Workforce Development
Award from the Orange County Business Council, given
to the South Orange County Community College District,
along with the other community college districts
in Orange County. The Chancellor is pictured, second
from right, with a contingent from OCBC on a recent
trip to Sacramento.
President David B. Lang extended his
congratulations and appreciation to outgoing Student
Trustee Paul Ho , SC ASG President
Taylor Ames and ASIVC President
President Nancy M. Padberg clarified,
for those giving public comment, that the Board of Trustees
had not yet been consulted about the recommendation
to eliminate IVC intercollegiate tennis.
of the Board Thomas A. Fuentes encouraged
everyone to attend the IVC Foundation dinner on Tuesday,
April 25 featuring Huell Houser.
William O. Jay recently toured the
University of Chicago on a trip to visit his son and
Marcia Milchiker thanked all who attended
the meeting to discuss IVC tennis and mentioned that
her son played tennis while in high school.
Donald P. Wagner mentioned that there
was no compromise in students' ability to access information
on the Internet in campus libraries, even though the
Board of Trustees has not approved institutional membership
in the American Library Association. He noted that institutional
memberships are a policy issue, appropriate for Board
consideration and action.
Trustee Paul Ho recently attended
the honor society conference in Seattle , WA and interacted
with SC students and Dean Kevin O'Connor .
He complimented Tracy Daly and District
staff on the recent publication of the Report to the
Community. In his parting comments about the opportunities
in being Student Trustee, he expressed his gratitude
to his fellow Trustees, Chancellor Mathur ,
IVC President Glenn R. Roquemore ,
IVC Vice President Dennis White, student
government presidents Nina Nawabi
and Taylor Ames, and all students,
faculty, staff and administrators.
Raghu P. Mathur thanked all students
and members of the public who spoke so passionately
about the IVC tennis issue. The four Orange County Community
College Districts are joining together in full page
newspaper ads in the Orange County Register
and community editions this week to communicate the
positive impact we have on the regional economy. He
congratulated and thanked student leaders Paul
Ho, Nina Nawabi and Taylor
President Richard McCullough's written
report included mention of: a presentation to Mission
Viejo City Council on the high return on investment
of community colleges; over 800 potential students visited
the campus on Senior Day resulting in many “Early Bird”
program applications; Fine Arts division performances
and exhibits; upcoming Emeritus Institute's 30th anniversary
celebration; student films in the Newport Beach Film
Festival; Tech Prep Day; and promotion of summer classes.
President Glenn Roquemore 's written
report included mention of: student scholars received
cash awards at an Honors Transfer Council of California
conference; two honors students were named to the Phi
Theta Kappa All-California Academic Team; second-year
language student won first prize at the Japanese Intercollegiate
Speech Contest; and installation of wireless infrastructure
allows connection to the Internet from anywhere on campus.
Provost Robert J. Kopecky 's written
report included mention of: progress on the property,
planning activities, marketing and public relations
efforts, and partnership meetings. Provost Kopecky stated
that the CACT program is conducting courses in laser
optics for the Raytheon Corporation. He congratulated
SC for the student film to be showcased at the Newport
Beach Film Festival, which was taped at ATEP.
- Addressing the Board
were a number of students, faculty, members of the community,
and: Wendy Gabriella, IVC Academic
Senate; Claire Cesareo-Silva, SC Academic
Senate; Lewis Long, Faculty Association;
and Mark Sierakowski, SC Classified
BOARD APPROVED. . .
consent calendar items, academic personnel actions, and classified
personnel actions. If you wish to know specifics, please contact
the Office of the President or Deputy Chancellor.
to purchase 135 computers for the scheduled replacement for
IVC classified staff (old computers will be reallocated to
other areas on campus).
to gkkworks for construction management of the SC BGS building
remediation and repair.
to purchase of new broadcasting equipment for SC Channel 39
and $112,923 for classroom video projection systems.
to purchase physics equipment and supplies for SC and the
CACT program at ATEP.
to replace the roof of the SC Fine Arts Building.
to remove/relocate the maintenance, police, warehouse and
A-500 buildings at IVC to make way for the future Business
Sciences and Technology Innovation Center.
to CORE Software Corporation for the human resources and budget
development system replacement.
for review and study a six year facility plan for 2006-07
to 2011-12. The priority list and schedule of funds included
in the plan are due July 1 to the state Chancellor's office.
Community Education program and presenters for Summer 2006.
commencement speaker to be Wing Lam, founder of Wahoo's Fish
Taco and recipient of the 2005 IVC Foundation Entrepreneur
Hall of Fame award.
for SC and District staff in the Lifetime Fitness Center at
rates of $15 a month, $50 a semester, and $100 a year, beginning
May 22, 2006.
of ATEP property for the Children's Hospital of Orange County
event, CHOC Ride & Family Festival, on August 20, 2006.
Bray, of School Services of California, Inc. based in
Sacramento , provided a summary of current state legislation
affecting community colleges, the state budget process,
continuation of the district's basic aid, and the proposed
ballot initiative to stabilize funding and student fees.
To date, community colleges are slated to get an increase
in funding over the current fiscal year.
Board discussed establishing guidelines regarding professional
development to enhance their knowledge and skills.
a thorough analysis, the IVC Athletics Department faculty
made the recommendation to discontinue intercollegiate
tennis. Following extensive public comment, the Board
requested that more information be presented at the
May Board meeting.
Board received an update on upcoming changes to the
wait list process which will occur during the Fall 2006
and Spring 2007 semesters.
Prior to the
regular Board meeting, a special meeting was held for
discussion of the roles and responsibilities of various
constituent groups. The meeting was facilitated
by, from left, State Academic Senate President Ian Walton
and CCLC Interim Executive Director Diane Woodruff, with
a review of Accreditation Standard IV, Leadership and
Governance, provided by Accrediting Commission Executive
Director Barbara Beno.
in the Board agenda packet included letters and notes
extending appreciation, commendation and compliments
to the following, from IVC: Glenn Roquemore,
Dorothy Sherling, Dennis White, Jeanne Venditti, and
- The Board meeting will
be broadcast at 7pm on Friday, April 28 and Saturday,
April 29 on Saddleback College Channel 39 and Irvine
Valley College Channel 33. SC TV39 has an additional
broadcast on Sunday, April 30 at 7pm.
Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees
A. Fuentes, William O. Jay, David B. Lang, Marcia Milchiker,
Nancy M. Padberg,
P. Wagner, John S. Williams, Paul Ho, Student Trustee
P. Mathur, Ed.D., Chancellor
Board Meeting Update Prepared by:
Tracy Daly, District Director
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