NOVEMBER 22, 2005
An executive session and regular meeting of the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board was scheduled to be held at 5:30 p.m. at the District Support Services Center, 2411 West 14th Street, Tempe, Arizona, pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02, notice having been duly given.
Don Campbell, President
Scott Crowley, Secretary
Linda Rosenthal, Member
Ed Contreras, Member
Jerry Walker, Member
Gaye Murphy for Debra Thompson
Mary Kay Kickels
John Neibling for Art DeCabooter
Todd Simmons for Linda Thor
Jean Ann Abel
Absent: Jose Leyba
CALL TO ORDER
The regular meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m.
Acknowledgement was made that members of the Women’s Leadership Mentoring Group and the NAU EDL 723 Publicity and Politics of Education Class taught by Chris Bustamante were present this evening.
The executive session was called to order by President Campbell at 5:30 p.m.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The assembly pledged their allegiance to the United States of America led by Governing Board Member Scott Crowley.
No citizens came forward.
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS
Mrs. Rosenthal reported that she had attended the 35th Anniversary Celebration of Scottsdale Community College. She reported that numerous members of the community including the Mayor and City Council of Scottsdale, as well as members of the Maricopa Pima Indian Tribe, had been attendance. She offered her congratulations to Scottsdale Community College on this important milestone.
Chancellor Glasper reported on the following:
• The first collaborative efforts with TGEN in which MCCCD and TGEN hosted Former Surgeon General and Current Interim President and Director of the National Center for Primary Care at Morehouse School of Medicine, Dr. David Satcher, on Sunday evening and Monday morning, who lectured on health disparities and encouraged living a healthy life.
• A presentation Dr. Glasper made at a TGEN Symposium. He indicated that two additional interns from Maricopa had been accepted at TGEN and there are now a total of four Maricopa interns working there.
• Federal Congressman Ed Pastor was responsible for securing $1MM that has been earmarked for the ACE Foundation to assist students as they transfer from high school to college. Appreciation was expressed for this generous donation.
• A one-year grant of $194,000 was also donated the ACE Foundation by the Maricopa Pima Indian Tribe. This is part of a five-year pledge by this entity.
• The Maricopa Foundation will be hosting a dinner at the Arizona Biltmore honoring this year’s Hero of Arizona Education, Peter Fine, Banner Health Chief Executive Officer. This is hoped to be the first of an annual event.
• Announcement was made that next Monday, November 28, there will be a leadership breakfast at Mesa Community College featuring Simon T. Bailey who will speak on “Releasing Your Leadership Brilliance.”
• Dr. Glasper wished everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday.
There was no report.
Faculty Executive Council President Jamie Moore came forward to introduce Polly Miller, Faculty Senate President at Estrella Mountain Community College. Ms. Miller is also EMC’s e-learning faculty coordinator. Jason Martinez assisted with the presentation. The activities and initiatives they reported on included the CCSSE survey, student engagement, active collaborative learning, writing workshop, faculty-student collaboration with Luke AFB, a fine arts jazz concert, World AIDS Awareness Day, and a Literacy Skills Workshop.
EMPLOYEE GROUP REPORTS
There were no reports.
The following colleges reported on their recent activities:
Mesa Community College: Deanna Villanueva, Community Liaison for the Mesa Public Schools and Mesa Community College, provided a brief video and presentation regarding the Latino Town Hall held October 29. Workshops on education, health and leadership were conducted and they hosted 70 youngsters from the Mesa Public Schools as participants.
Scottsdale Community College: Vice President of Academic Affairs introduced Gera King, program director of SCC’s Interior Design Progam. Ms. King, Chuck Cooper, and Marcia Gonzales provided a powerpoint presentation highlighting the history and current success of this award winning program.
Glendale Community College: Acting President Jean Ann Abel introduced two members of the residential faculty from the GCC Communications Department, Kirt Shineman and Rosie Mays who were the recipients of the 13th Annual “Best of the West” Awards in the category of Higher Education category at Westmarc’s Awards Banquet held October 27. Also receiving an honorable mention award in the Program Leadership Category was “The Sky’s the Limit: Career & Technical Education Career Expo” which was coordinated by GCC’s Dean of Instruction, Randy Kimmens. Acting President Abel also announced that the National Junior College Athletic Association ranked the undefeated GCC Gaucho football team the number one community college team in the nation. GCC Head Football Coach Joe Kersting was named NJCAA Region 1 Coach of the Year.
Chandler Gilbert Community College: President Hesse announced that the Association of American Colleges and Universities had selected Chandler-Gilbert Community College and Mesa Community College to participate in a program called Shared Futures: Global Learning and Social Responsibility, a program intended to help prepare students not only to thrive in a complex and interdependent world but to remedy its inequities. CGCC faculty members Chris Schnick and Paul Petrequin and MCC faculty member Shereen Lerner will serve as leaders of the project.
STUDENT LIFE REPORT
Students from Paradise Valley Community College presented on their activities this fall semester. Activities included the Student Life Group concert benefiting the American Red Cross, Murder Mystery Party benefiting the United Way, Adopt a Family Program, and Adopt a Street. They reported that their Student Life Center is committed to reaching out their communities with assistance and because of PVC’s consistent growth, they requested the Board’s continued support to help them meet the needs of their student population. They also encouraged the Board to support the baccalaureate degree initiative at the community college level.
STRATEGIC CONVERSATION FOLLOW-UP REPORT
There was no report.
Mrs. Rosenthal reported that these groups had met on November 17 in Yuma. AADGB reviewed bylaw revisions. ACCA is also in need of bylaw revisions and Mrs. Rosenthal has volunteered to lead this effort. Mrs. Rosenthal also called attention to two very important dates in 2006 which were February 9 for the All Arizona Student Awards Luncheon to be held at MCC and February 22 for the Legislative and Small Business Development Awards.
There was no report.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
There were no reports.
APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
President Campbell requested a motion to approve the agenda.
MOTION NO. 9342
Mrs. Rosenthal moved that the Governing Board agenda be approved. Motion carried 5-0.
CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT AGENDA
President Campbell requested a motion to approve the Consent Agenda.
The following items are included in the Consent Agenda:
A.1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Approval of the minutes of the October 11, 2005 Governing Board Special Board Meeting and Strategic Conversation, October 25, 2005 Regular Governing Board Meeting, and October 31/November 1, 2005 Governing Board Retreat.
B.1. APPROVAL OF FACULTY/MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATIVE/ SUPPORT - Approve the recommended personnel actions as presented with addendum.
C.1. APPROVAL OF CURRICULUM – Approve the curriculum proposals as submitted.
C.2. APPROVAL OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND MARANA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT – Approve an Intergovernmental Agreement between Mesa Community College (Regional Academy) and Marana Unified School District on behalf of Mountain View High School for the 2005-2006 fiscal year ending June 30, 2006. This agreement is for training and support services for the CCNA* curriculum to be provided to the aforementioned high school as Cisco Local Academy for an annual participation fee of $2,500.
C.3. APPROVAL OF 84.031S STUDENT SUCCESS IN NURSING AND SCIENCE BASED EDUCATION – Approval funding for five years from the United State Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education for the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program cooperative grant entitled “Student Success in Nursing and Science Based Education” for which SMCC will serve as fiscal agent and for which GWCC will be a partner. 1st Year=$647,578; 2nd Year=$647,879; 3rd Year=$647,441; 4th Year=$600,234; 5th Year=$552,844
C.4. APPROVAL OF AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND EAST VALLEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (EVIT) – Approve Amendment No. 1 to the Intergovernmental Agreement for Dual Enrollment between the Maricopa Community College District on behalf of GateWay Community College and the East Valley Institute of Technology.
C.5. APPROVAL OF CHANDLER-GILBERT COMMUNITY COLLEGE MISSION STATEMENTS – Adopt the revised vision, mission and strategic goals statements of Chandler-Gilbert Community College.
C.6. APPROVAL OF 2005-2006 INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN ESTRELLA MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S NURSE ASSISTANT PROGRAM AND DYSART UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 89 – Approve an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Estrella Mountain Community College SouthWest Skill Center Nurse Assistant Program and Dysart Unified School District No. 89.
C.7. APPROVAL OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY FOR THE OPERATION OF KBAQ – Approve an Intergovernmental Agreement between Arizona State University and the District for the operation of KBAQ.
C.8. APPROVAL OF STORYTELLING FACULTY HIRING QUALIFICATIONS – Approve the faculty hiring qualifications for storytelling faculty as recommended by the Storytelling Instructional Council.
C.9. APPROVAL OF PROPOSISTION 301 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND JOB TRAINING ANNUAL REPORT FY 2004-05 - Approve the attached Proposition 301 Workforce Development and Job Training Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2004-05. This annual report has been developed in accordance with the requirements of the Arizona Revised Statutes. In accordance with the amended statute, a report must be submitted annually on its workforce development plan, activities and expenditures.
D.1. APPROVAL OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN ESTRELLA MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND CITY OF AVONDALE BUS TRANSIT CENTER – Approve an Intergovernmental Agreement between Maricopa Community College District on behalf of Estrella Mountain Community College and City of Avondale for the development of a bus transit facility.
D.2. APPROVAL OF CONTRACT AWARD FOR NORTH PARKING LOT EXPANSION AT GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Approve awarding a contract in the amount of Nine Hundred Forty Thousand Three Hundred Eighty-five and no/100ths Dollars ($940,385.00) to JMH Company, LTD. for the expansion of the North Parking Lot at Glendale Community College.
D.3. APPROVAL OF CONCEPTUAL APPROVAL FOR MONTEZUMA HALL SCIENCE LABORATORIES REMOVEL AT ESTRELLE MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Approve conceptual approval to remodel approximately 20,100 gsf within Montezuma Hall at Estrella Mountain Community College, with a Total Project Budget of $4,990,000.
D.4. APPROVAL OF UNDERGROUND UTILITIES EASTMENT AT 63RD AVENUE & OLIVE AT GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Grant a utilities easement to Salt River Project (SRP) at 63rd Avenue and Olive at Glendale Community College.
E.1. APPROVAL OF EXTENSION OF TUITION RTE FOR EARMYU CONTRACT WITH IBM – Approve the extension of the contracted tuition rate of $125 for out-of-state students through December, 2006, for the eArmyU contract between IBM and the district on behalf of Rio Salado College.
E.2 APPROVAL OF NEW INITIATIVE REQUESTS AND CORRESPONDING FUND TRANSFERS – Approve the allocation of $900,000 from the Board’s Contingency Fund for one-time support of new college initiatives. Of the $900,000 approved, $56,000 will transfer from Fund 1 to Fund 2 while $141,300 will transfer from Fund 1 to Fund 7.
MOTION NO. 9343
Mrs. Rosenthal moved for approval of the Consent Agenda. Motion approved 5-0.
INFORMATION ITEMS/FIRST READINGS
Board Policy Housekeeping – Annual Review of Board Governance Policies – Recommendation that the Governing Board adopt the proposed changes indicated with the following policy types:
• Governance Process (Section B)
• Executive Duties and Responsibilities (Section C)
• Board Staff Relationship (Section D)
• General (Section E
• Board Auxiliary (Section F)
Mrs. Rosenthal requested that the new section be added as #5 on page E-2 stating “The Chancellor shall inform the Governing Board in a timely manner of any appeal.” The proposed #5 & #6 should be renumbered to #6 & #7.
Proposed Revisions to Maricopa Community Colleges Vision and Values - Recommendation that the Governing Board adopt the proposed Vision and Value Statements for the Maricopa County Community College District
Mrs. Rosenthal requested a suggested addition to the Vision Statement to include “in our diverse communities.” Under the Values, she requested clarification to the term “our communities” under the EXCELLENCE value (who are our communities?) and under the RESPONSIBILITY value clarifying who are the persons that this refers to?
Budget Analysis Report Summary
Fund 1 - General Unrestricted Fund
For the Four Months Ended October 31, 2005
Expenditure analysis indicates 28.6% of the budget has been expended so far this year as compared to 25.3% expended at this same point in time last year. 31.7% of the budget remains unexpended or unencumbered compared to 35.0% in the prior year. Revenue analysis indicates that 45/0% of the budget has been recognized to date. Projected fund balance will increase by about $1.8 million during this fiscal year. 6% of budgeted expenditures are projected to be unexpended and projected ending fund balance for June 2006 is $80.4 million and equates to about 45 days of operating budget, or more than six payrolls.
NEXT BOARD MEETING
The next Governing Board Meeting will be a Regular Business Meeting
On December 13, 2005 at 6:30 p.m. at the District Office.
The meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.
Governing Board Secretary