Board voted to authorize entering into a new three year
Raghu P. Mathur as Chancellor.
Poulton received recognition as the Student Trustee
Aguilar , Saddleback College
Pham , District Services
Accepting the award on behalf
of Loc Pham was Director of District IT, Dr. Allan MacDougall
McClusky , Irvine Valley College
Board passed a resolution declaring the week of May 16
to May 22, 2005 as the Classified School Employees
Week. Connie Zucker was on hand to accept
President David B. Lang remarked that
May was a busy month which culminated in wonderful commencement
ceremonies. He congratulated the College Presidents
and the entire College communities on the terrific jobs
they do to create such memorable events. He was privileged
to represent the Board at the scholarship award ceremonies,
The Lariat banquet, and the Saddleback College
nurse pinning ceremony.
President Nancy M. Padberg mentioned
that this was the first time she could recall that all
Trustees attended both graduations. She thanked the
staffs who work so diligently behind the scenes to prepare
for the events. She congratulated all graduating students
and thanked them for choosing to attend our Colleges.
The recent IVC Foundation dinner was a success.
of the Board Thomas A. Fuentes expressed
his congratulations to the graduates and thanked President
Lang, Vice President Padberg, and the College Presidents
for their roles in such dignified commencement ceremonies.
He complimented the music programs at both Colleges
and extended congratulations to the first graduating
class of Soka University .
William O. Jay extended thanks to
everyone who was involved in the lovely commencement
Marcia Milchiker commented that the
graduation ceremonies were very meaningful and expressed
that it was wonderful to see so many faculty members
attend. She highlighted a recent activity of the Saddleback
College Astronomy Club.
Donald P. Wagner thanked everyone on
a job well done on the scholarship and commencement
ceremonies. He expressed appreciation to the faculty
for their professionalism and increased attendance in
John S. Williams attended the IVC
Foundation dinner and the Saddleback College scholarship
ceremony. The Saddleback College commencement was very
special to him because his daughter was one of the graduates.
He proudly announced that his family now has four Saddleback
graduates: Trustee Williams and his wife, son and daughter.
Raghu P. Mathur thanked the Trustees
for attending the many events this month, particularly
commencement. He also thanked the College Presidents.
In the May revise of the state budget, the COLA was
increased from 3.93 to 4.23 percent which amounts to
as much as $273,000 to our District. Additional funding
exceeding $1.6 million is expected from other proposals
being considered in Sacramento. Saddleback College is
planning to apply for additional funding announced by
the Governor for equipment for the nursing program.
The Chancellor and IVC President Roquemore attended
a meeting to participate in the State Chancellor's Office
strategic planning initiative.
President Glenn Roquemore 's written
report included mention of: Emeritus Institute registered
more than 4,000 students last semester, a new record;
the District Speech and Debate Team took first place
in their fourth consecutive national championship; hosting
the World T'ai Chi/Qigong Day; induction of Wing Lam,
Wahoo's Fish Taco founder, as IVC Foundation's
first Entrepreneur of the Year.
College President Richard McCullough 's
written report included mention of:
Nursing Program was chosen by Carnegie Foundation as
one of eight in the U.S. selected for a study on teaching
and learning; Nursing Program pass rate on the state
exam was 96%; Second Annual Computer Science Botball
Tournament; students celebrate Multicultural Week; student
equity task force completes plan; receipt of two CCPRO
awards; Earth Day clean up; and the sold-out film festival.
Technology and Education Park (ATEP) Provost
Robert J. Kopecky 's written report included
mention of: work with Hartford Insurance on identifying
four potential construction companies for the completion
of ATEP buildings; receipt of $1,200 for rental of the
helicopter maintenance hangar for a photo and video
shoot; Department of State Architect approval of plans
for the ATEP campus; and the hiring process underway
for the ATEP Director of Public Information and Marketing.
THE 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 assist the Colleges with recruitment of students
for fall semester and initiate enrollment management
strategies to boost declining enrollments.
administrators salary schedule and COLA, effective July
1, 2004 and an increase to the schedule equal to the
state funding COLA for 2005/06 and 2006/07.
leadership salary schedule COLA for 2005/06 and 2006/07.
for golf driving range net replacement at Saddleback
of priorities and schedule of funds of the District's
five year construction plan for 2007/08 to 2011/12 for
submission to the state Chancellor's Office.
funding of $290,000 for demolition of buildings on Saddleback
College lower campus (D,H,K,M,N, Security Annex, and
contract with Vihlene & Associates, Inc. to assist
in negotiations with potential industry users of vacant
buildings at ATEP for compensation equal to 20% of the
gross revenue collected.
statements for the District, IVC and Saddleback College.
AND INFORMATION ITEMS
Board discussed Accreditation Team recommendations and
received a written report from both Colleges on their
progress to date.
Board received the monthly financial status report which
is available for viewing through June 30, 2005 with
the following link. [April 2005 Financial Status]
in the Board agenda packet included letters and notes
about: District payroll specialist Wendy Rayburn on
her excellent customer service; Saddleback College math
instructor Karla Westphal for spending extra time with
students; Saddleback College math instructors Sumaya
McCleve and Will Summers for their thorough and patient
teaching; and IVC's Dr. John Licitra and student Francisco
Gonzales'attendance at the Saddleback Valley Unified
School District Bilingual Community Liaison /Bilingual
Parent Advocate meeting.
- You can watch the board
meeting Friday, May 27 and Saturday, May 28, at 7pm,
on Saddleback College Channel 39 and Irvine Valley College
Channel 33. SC TV39 has an additional broadcast on Sunday,
May 29 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 · Raghu P. Mathur, Ed.D.,