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MINUTES OF COLLEGE COUNCIL MEETING NOVEMBER 23, 2004 2:00 p.m. - - Cafeteria Conference Room PARTICIPANTS: Dr. Tyree Wieder, President (ex officio); Dr. Lawrence Nakamura representing Ms. Joanne Waddell, AFT College Guild; Ms. Carlotta Tronto, Vice President of Academic Affairs; Mr. Tom Jacobsmeyer, Vice President of Administration;, Ms. Selma Cohen, AFT Staff Guild, Mr. Art Brickman, Non-AFT Classified Representative, and Chairperson. Dr. Shannon Stack, Academic Senate President. ABSENT MEMBERS: Joanne Waddell (represented by Dr. Lawrence Nakamura); Dr. Yasmin Delahoussaye, Vice President of Student Services(no representative attended); Mr. Levon Bagramian; ASU President RESOURCE MEMBERS: Dr. Lawrence Nakamura, Space and Work Jeffrey Kent, Technology Jack Sterk, Budget (absent, no representation) Dr. Shannon Stack, IPC Dr. Bruce Thomas, Student Services Jeanne C. Rubin, Note-taker OBSERVERS: Tom Lopez (Plant Facilities), Cindy Sardo (Director of Public Relations), Donald Gauthier (Earth Sciences and Astronomy) (Please note that copies of the minutes as well as all reports/handouts submitted to the Council are available in the Office of President, Administration Building Room #116) 1. Call to Order The Chair, Dr. Shannon Stack, called the meeting to order at 2:10 p.m. 2. Review Minutes of October 26, 2004 Meeting A. A draft of the minutes of the October 26, 2004 meeting was reviewed. Dr. Delahoussaye made a motion (duly seconded by Mr. Bagramian) to approve the minutes as submitted. The motion was passed by unanimous vote of the members. 3. President’s Report on Action Items from October Meeting Dr. Wieder reported that she had accepted the action item forwarded to her from the IPC regarding acceptance of the Program Review for the Counseling Department. She additionally reported to the members on the receipt by the college of earmark appropriations in the amounts of $200,000 for Nursing (Congressman Waxman), and $500,000 for the busway (Congressman Berman). She credited Dr. diCesare for her efforts in obtaining these appropriations. She gave the members a “heads up” that Districtwide increased estimates on the new buildings will be reported at the next Facilities Master Plan Committee meeting. She advised that the college will have to revisit each project in order to re-prioritize and rebaseline. 4. Action Items from Standing Committees and Constituent Groups A. Budget Committee Mr. Sterk had advised the chair prior to the meeting that the Budget Committee had no action items or report. B. Instructional Programs Committee Dr. Stack submitted the following report, a true and exact copy of which is attached hereto: November 23, 2004 To: The College Council College Council Meeting November 23, 2004 Page 1 of 5 From: Members of the Instructional Programs Committee Subject: Recommendation of Prioritization of Probationary Requests From the November 19, 2004 Meeting of IPC Members present: Diane Wintrob, Rose Drummond, Don Gauthier, Richard Pfefferman, Glenn Milner, Mary Ellen Pangonis, Phyllis Yasuda, Sally Raskoff, Laurie Nalepa (Resource), Carlie Tronto, Joanne Waddell, Pat Calder, P. Parkin, J. Daccurso, D. Martin (Resource), Stephanie Cardoza (ASU), and Shannon Stack Faculty who have announced that they are retiring: 1. Gunar Freibergs ( Dec. 31--papers have been turned in). History Department 2. Diane Wintrob (June 30, 2005) Music Department 3. Carmen Salazar (June 30, 2005) Foreign Language Department 4. Paul Harper (June 30, 2005) Foreign Language Department 5. Janice Hollis (June 30, 2005) Math Department 6. Pat Comstock (June 30, 2005) Sociology Department 7. Carole Rosales (Dec. 31) Nursing Department 8. Gina Aguirre (Fall 2004) Nursing Department Recommendation is to replace, not necessarily in the same departments, the retirements which are still in the budget. Ranking of the Probationary Requests: Fall 2004 Positions that are marked with an asterisk have not completed Program Review. IPC has established a “drop-dead” deadline that requires that all course outlines must be presented to the Curriculum Committee, corrections must be made and a complete sign-off must be given to the department in question. Final narrative must be finished and scheduled to be presented to IPC at the , April 8 2005 meeting. If these requirements are not met, the department loses its position on the ranked list below. 1. History (Old World Civilization) position against G. Freibergs‟ retirement from the HHLPS Department. *2. African American Studies position qgainst Pat Comstock „s retirement in the Sociology Department. 3. Music (Voice Teacher) position against D. Wintrob‟s retirement from the Music Department. 4. Environmental Science position within the Earth Science Department. 5. French position against Paul Harper‟s retirement from the Foreign Language Department. 6. Nursing position against Gina Aquirre‟s retirement from the Health Science Department. 7. Theater Arts position within the Theater Department. *8. Philosophy position within the Philosophy-Economics Department. 9. General Counseling position within the Counseling Department. *10. Fire Tech position within the Emergency Services Department. 11. Spanish position within the Foreign Language Department. 12. Dance position within the Women‟s P. E. Department. 13. Geography position in the Earth Science Department. 14. General Math position within the Math Department. 15. Sociology position within the Sociology Department. 16. English position within the English Department. 17. Anthropology position within the Earth Science-Anthropology Department. 18. Speech position within the Speech Communication Department. *19.Psychology/Dev Com/Stats position within the Psychology Department. College Council Meeting November 23, 2004 Page 2 of 5 20. Basketball Coach position within the Women‟s P. E. Department. 21. Nursing #2 position within the Health Science Department. 22. History #2 (Religion) position within the HHLPS Department. 23. Math #2 position within the Math Department. 24. Counseling #2 position within the Counseling Department. 25. Math #3 position within the Math Department. Consensus was reached on this action item, and it was forwarded to the President. Dr. Wieder advised the Council that she would accept the recommendation, with the proviso that it would be referred to the Budget Committee. C. Space and Work Committee Dr. Nakamura presented no action items. D. Student Services Committee Dr. Thomas presented no action items. E. Technology Committee Mr. Kent reported no action items. F. Constituent Groups No action items from any constituent groups were presented. 5. Information Items A. Student Services Committee Dr. Thomas submitted a written report. No electronic file of the report was made available to be posted with the minutes, but a true and exact copy of Dr. Thomas‟ report is available in the President‟s Office. B. Technology Committee Mr. Kent submitted the following report: Minutes Los Angeles Valley College – Technology Committee Wednesday, October 27, 2004 Call to Order Chair Jeff Kent called the meeting to order at 1:40 p.m. Attendees Lou Albert, Brenda Ingram-Cotton, Julie Cuna (ASU), Robert Dodds (IMS), David Falk, George Gorecki, Marion Heyn, Jeff Kent, Xiaoyang Liu, Jorge Mata, John Milligan, Laurie Nalepa, Arantxa Rodriguez, Frank Sinsheimer Excused: Tom Jacobsmeyer. September 29, 2004 Minutes Correction and Approval. Chair's Report Jeff Kent introduced the new committee members, John Milligan who is taking over the remaining 1 year of Eric Swelstad’s term, and David Falk, who was appointed to the open 2 year term. IMAP4 Access Jorge Mata advised the committee that the equipment to implement IMAP4 access and the anti-spam gateway has been ordered and should be delivered and installed before the end of the semester. IMAP4 access will be available to all employees who request it. The anti-spam service will be opt out by default, with employees having to affirmatively College Council Meeting November 23, 2004 Page 3 of 5 opt in. Caller ID (Follow up) Jorge Mata advised the committee that there was a choice between waiting to implement Caller ID in connection with the Proposition A construction (several months before the first building) and attempting to do so earlier. The latter would require budget approval, and also risks that a portion of the upgrade would be incompatible with LAVC needs once the Proposition A construction is underway. Photo ID Systems (Update) There are conflicting reports regarding whether the photo ID system now is operational. Accordingly, Jeff Kent agreed that after the meeting he would attempt to obtain a photo ID and put the result in these minutes. He was able to obtain a photo ID, so the system appears to be operational. Technology Plan Laurie Nalepa and Lou Albert reviewed the current status of (Follow up) the development of the Technology Plan. Each TUG (Technology User Group) will provide a short report at our next meeting. Academic Computing / Marion Heyn provided her regular report to the committee. Distance Education (Regular Report) New/Other Business Adjournment Agenda Los Angeles Valley College – Technology Committee Wednesday, November 24, 2004 October 27, 2004 Minutes Correction and Approval. Chair's Report Jeff Kent will update the committee regarding pending issues. IMAP4 Access (Follow up) Jorge Mata will update us on the status and timetable of the implementation of the anti-spam gateway and IMAP4 to permit off campus employee access via Outlook to LAVC mail and to serve in an anti-spam capacity. Technology Plan Lou Albert and Laurie Nalepa will update re status (Follow up) regarding the development of the Technology Plan, and each TUG group will deliver a brief report as agreed at the last meeting. Academic Computing / Marion Heyn will report. Distance Education (Regular Report) New/Other Business Adjournment College Council Meeting November 23, 2004 Page 4 of 5 C. ASU Mr. Bagramian gave an oral rep[ort to the Council. No written report or electronic file was submitted, and therefore the report is not available with these minutes. D. Space and Work Dr. Nakamura submitted a written report. No electronic file of the report was made available to be posted with the minutes, but a true and exact copy of Dr. Nakamura‟s report is available in the President‟s Office. E. AFT College Guild Dr. Nakamura delivered an oral report to the Council. No written report or electronic file was submitted, and therefore the report is not available with these minutes. F. AFT Staff Guild Ms. Cohen gave no report. G. Non-AFT Classified Representative Ms. Brickman gave no report. 6. Public Agenda Speakers Ms. Sardo was recognized by the Chair, and reported to the Council on advertising efforts, and she distributed the LAVC “Enrollment Card” mailer (a true and exact copy of which is attached hereto) to the members. She also advised about the advertisement on the college Web site, cable TV ads to run through January, and ads in the “Valley Star” and CSUN newspaper. No electronic file nor written copy of the report was made available to be posted with or attached to the minutes. 7. Adjournment There being no further business to come before the College Council, the meeting was adjourned at 3:15 p.m. _____________________________________________ Jeanne C. Rubin, Note Taker College Council Meeting November 23, 2004 Page 5 of 5
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