Ho, an Irvine Valley College chemistry
and economics major, was sworn in by President
David B. Lang as the student
member of the Board of Trustees.
a Board Resolution for his leadership as Chair
of the Saddleback College Foundation's Teaching
Tomorrow's Life Savers campaign which raised
$3.3 million. Mr. Gallup is an alumni of
Saddleback College, and served on the Foundation
Board of Governors for 13 years.
team led by District Information Technology
was recognized for receiving a “Technology Focus
Award” for SmartSchedule from the California Community
Colleges Chancellor's Office.
- The Board voted to approve a leave of absence for
Saddleback College Professor Terri Whitt
to assist in hurricane recovery efforts.
President David B. Lang expressed
his appreciation to classified employees. Although
discussions related to contract negotiations occur in
closed session, he said that the Board will consider
the Johnson & Associates classification study.
President Nancy M. Padberg participated
in many events this past month, including Board forums
at both Colleges. She encouraged everyone to attend
the faculty basketball tournament to benefit hurricane
victims, Friday, September 30 at 7pm in the IVC Hart
Gymnasium. She mentioned the SC Alumni Association
Gaucho Gallup 5K/10K & Walk on Sunday, October 23.
William O. Jay stated that board
members are eager to complete a fair contract for classified
staff and thanked the many supporters who attended the
Marcia Milchiker expressed
appreciation to those attending the meeting who felt
free to express their opinions to the Board. She
just returned from trip to Japan to visit her son, an
attorney, whose interest in the country and culture
began in a class at SC.
Donald P. Wagner stated
that many of the public comments to the Board regarding
CSEA negotiations reflected misunderstandings.
There are differences of opinion that in time will be
worked out in negotiations.
- Student Trustee Paul
Ho thanked everyone for the privilege of serving
as the Student Trustee. He expressed appreciation
to his parents and their sacrifices so he could have
an American education. He wants to make sure that
decisions made will help students, in this very diverse
district, to succeed.
Raghu P. Mathur mentioned
that over $10,000 has been raised so far within the
community for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The
Orange County Community Colleges Legislative Task Force
met this month to kick off the 2006 legislative season.
Staff from the office of a U.S. Senator visited IVC
for a tour led by President Roquemore
and Chancellor Mathur, followed by
discussion of federal priorities with representatives
of all four Orange County Community College Districts.
SC Deans Kathleen Winston and Ken
Patton made presentations.
President Richard McCullough 's written
report included mention of: 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony,
successful Freshman Welcome Day, Hurricane Katrina Relief
efforts, student productions filmed at ATEP, Cosmetology
Program graduation and job fair, and KSBR is the most-listened-to
non-commercial radio station in south Orange County.
President Glenn Roquemore 's written
report included mention of: alumna Amali Tower selected
to receive the Community College League of California
2005 Distinguished Alumni Award for her efforts in the
2004 tsunami; the Dallas Symphony selected former music
professor Dr. Craig Thomas Naylor's brass fanfare for
a performance next year; and “A Day to Remember” event
for the victims of 9/11.
Provost Robert J. Kopecky 's written
report included mention of: continued marketing of property
for film/commercial shoots through the website FilmTustin.com,
work on a roundtable breakfast for business leaders
in November, and meeting with potential educational
partners to locate programs at ATEP.
the Board were a number of classified staff and: Wendy
Gabriella , IVC Academic Senate; Claire
Cesareo-Silva, SC Academic Senate; Lewis
Long, Faculty Association; Connie Zucker
, CSEA; Susan Sweet, IVC
Classified Senate; Mark Sierakowski,
SC Classified Senate; Neena Nawabi ,
Associated Students of IVC; and Taylor Ames
, SC Associated Student Government.
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.
of the IVC Business and Technology and Innovation Center and
the Maintenance and Police Facility (renderings below, at
end of Board Meeting Highlights).
budget of the Associated Students of IVC in the amount of
the royalty rights for SC Theatre Arts Department musical
“The Wild Party” to be performed March 2-12, 2006.
$829,911 from the National Science Foundation to continue
development of the Rapid Prototyping Education Program at
of a bid to Meadows Construction Services, Inc. for $1,545,490
for demolition and site preparation of SC lower campus for
a temporary classroom facility.
processes related to the new workload banking provision in
the April 25, 2005 Academic Employee Master Agreement.
into a Corporate Card agreement with Wells Fargo, initially
as a pilot program, to establish a more cost-effective method
of purchasing goods and services and facilitate conference
attendance and related travel.
of a non profit auxiliary organization, the Advanced Technology
and Education Park (ATEP) Foundation, to raise funds for the
dollar increase in the Student Health Fee each semester effective
Spring 2006 for SC and IVC.
financial status report. Click on this link for August
2005 report, available for viewing through June 30, 2006.
AND INFORMATION REPORTS
Board received the Accreditation Progress Reports from
SC and IVC which are due to the Western Association
of Schools and Colleges on October 15, 2005.
of the Fall 2005 marketing campaign: traffic
in August 2005 on the IVC homepage was up 11% over August
2004, while traffic on the SC homepage was up over 100%.
On-line completed applications for both Colleges in
August 2005 increased more than 30% over August 2004.
In the headcount of the targeted age range of 18 to
22 year old students, IVC has one less student than
the fall of 2004, after a decline of two years. SC has
151 more students than the fall of 2004.
in the Board agenda packet included letters and notes
extending appreciation, commendation and compliments
to the following, from SC: President McCullough;
Dean Kathleen Winston
and instructors Susan White-Alcover,
Maureen Smith and Kristin
Hayes; from the District: Chancellor
- The Board meeting will
be broadcast on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October
1, at 7pm, on Saddleback College Channel 39 and Irvine
Valley College Channel 33. SC TV39 has an additional
broadcast on Sunday, October 2 at 7pm.
rendering of IVC Business and Technology and Innovation
rendering of IVC
and Police Facility
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.,
Board Meeting Update Prepared by:
Tracy Daly, Director
Marketing, Government and Community Relations