Comments from Members of the Audience
Fullerton College 600 Building – Several members of the Fullerton College Math Division spoke to the Board of Trustees about their concerns with the proposed renovation of the North Science Building 600 as outlined in the Five-Year Construction Plan (Agenda Item 3.n.1). Professors Nancy Ikeda, William Cowieson, Mareike Claassen, Cindy Zarske, Carolyn Facer, and Cheryl Duhme all read from prepared statements. Dean of Mathematics and Computer Science Mark Greenhalgh also commented on the project.
Chancellor’s Report – Dr. Ned Doffoney
Seating of New Student Trustees and Oath of Office – Dr. Bob Simpson and Dr. Rajen Vurdien introduced Claudia Peña and Don Lundy as the new the Student Trustees from Cypress and Fullerton colleges, respectively. Board President Donna Miller then administered the Oath of Office to the new Student Trustees.
Comments from the College Presidents and Provost
Dr. Rajen Vurdien, Fullerton College President; Dr. Bob Simpson, Cypress College President, and
Dr. Greg Schulz, School of Continuing Education Provost, reported on activities from their respective campuses.
Comments by Members of the Resource Table
District Management Association Incoming President – Outgoing DMA President Dione Carter thanked the Board for allowing her to serve this past year and formally introduced next year’s president Gil Contreras, Director of EOPS at Cypress College.
Santa Monica College Violence – United Faculty President Dale Craig commented on the horrific violence that Santa Monica College suffered last week when a gunman began shooting on campus. He reminded the Board that UF expects to revisit the Board’s relevant policies next year as the faculty still have concerns for their safety on campus.
Comments by Members of the Board of Trustees
Incoming Student Trustees – New Cypress College Student Trustee Claudia Peña thanked the Board for their welcome and introduced Jasmine Lee as the incoming Associated Student President. New Fullerton College Student Trustee Don Lundy said what a pleasure and great opportunity it was to be a part of such an esteemed panel. He gave a few updates on Associated Students.
Cypress College Foundation – Trustee Dr. Barbara Dunsheath gave details on the Cypress College Foundation’s year-end report which stated that over 300 scholarships were handed out as well as $25,000 in grants. She announced the new Foundation Board Members.
Common Core Grant – Trustee Michael Matsuda reminded the group that next week the Anaheim Union High School District, in collaboration with Fullerton College and Cypress College, are going to begin implementation of their joint Common Core Planning Grant. He revealed that the coalition is the only one in Orange County to receive the grant.
School of Continuing Education Student Success Event – Trustee Molly McClanahan reported on her attendance at SCE’s Student Success Event last week, saying that she was especially touched by the sight of the citizenship students marching across the stage with their certificates in hand. She said the success of the event was a true affirmation of what faculty and staff give to students.
Thank You – Trustee Leonard Lahtinen thanked the Chancellor and the Board for their support concerning the recent passing of his mother who was 103 years old.
Finance & Facilities
Fullerton College Projects – The Board approved a request to amend the lease agreement for the Technology and Engineering Village Project modular buildings, and to award a bid for the Building 700 Roof Coating Project.
Institutional Memberships – The Board approved the list of institutional memberships exceeding $1,000 for the 2013-14 school year.
License Agreement – The Board authorized an amendment to the license agreement with the Fullerton School District commencing on July 1, 2013.
Insurance – The Board approved the renewal of the property and liability insurance coverage with the Alliance of Schools for Cooperative Insurance Programs (ASCIP) and Schools Excess Liability Fund (SELF) for fiscal year 2013-14. The Board also approved an agreement to purchase excess Workers’ Compensation insurance coverage beginning July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014.
Disposable Records – The Board authorized the disposal of Class 3 Disposable Records after July 1, 2013, from the District’s Business Office and the respective Bursar’s Office of Cypress and Fullerton colleges and School of Continuing Education.
Surplus and Obsolete Supplies – The Board approved an auction for the sale of surplus and obsolete supplies and equipment on June 29, 2013.
Cypress College Projects – Authorization was given to award the Management of the Cypress College Bookstore to Follett Higher Education Group, and to award a bid for the Parking Lot Lighting Fixtures.
Equipment – The Board approved the request to award the District-wide Convenience Multifunctional Device RFP for a five-year contract.
Construction Plan – The Board accepted the NOCCCD 2015/16 - 2019/20 Five-Year Construction Plan, prepared and submitted in compliance with California Education Code and the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office directives. The Board also approved the submittal of two final project proposals to the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office for the project: Cypress College Fine Arts Building #2 and Lecture Hall Renovation, and Fullerton College North Science Building 600 Renovation.
Bond Measure – The Board approved entering into an agreement with the Lew Edwards Group and FM3 to perform initial planning, assessment, and survey services to ascertain the feasibility of NOCCCD going out for a bond measure in 2014.
Support Agreement – The Board approved the purchase of a support agreement from MTM Technologies, Inc. for Cisco Systems, Inc. network hardware and software support for a three-year period.
Travel – The Board approved a travel arrangement with AIFS for the Cypress College and Fullerton College 2014 Spring Study Abroad Program in Seville, Spain.
Curriculum – The Board approved the Fullerton College summary of curriculum changes, effective fall 2013; and the School of Continuing Education summary of curriculum revisions, additions, and deletions, effective in the fall 2013 trimester.
Retirements – The Board approved the retirements of Patricia Dellinger, Cypress College Computer Information Systems Instructor, effective June 1; Jeffrey Horsley, Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, effective January 1, 2014; and Carol Zakala, Cypress College Dental Hygiene Instructor, effective June 1.
Promotions – The Board approved the promotions of Santanu Bandyopadhyay to Cypress College Executive Vice President, Educational Programs and Student Services, and Fred Rocha to District Manager, IT Applications Support.
Board Policy – The Board adopted proposed, revised Board Policy 5055, Enrollment Priorities, and directed that it be placed on the District’s website.
Next Regular Meeting
The next regular meeting of the NOCCCD Board of Trustees will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, in the first-floor Board Room, Anaheim Campus, 1830 W. Romneya Drive, Anaheim.