Comments from Members of the Audience
FACULTY SALARY & BENEFITS – Cypress College Registered Nursing Professor Liz Putman commented on full-time faculty salary and benefits.
Written Comments from the College Presidents and Provost
Cypress College – Dr. JoAnna Schilling, President
MEN'S GOLF – Dr. Schilling announced that the 2018 Men's Golf team was recognized for excellence in overall team GPA and honored as the CCCAA Men's Golf Scholar-Athlete Team of the Year… BASKETBALL COACH – The President shared that Don Johnson, retired Cypress College basketball coach and all-time winningest coach in California community college men's basketball history, passed away on February 6, 2019… GUIDED PATHWAYS – Dr. Schilling reported on upcoming Guided Pathways activities, including the Guided Pathways Faculty Forum in late March and the Guided Pathways Leadership Summit on April 5, 2019… AMERICANA AWARDS – The President commented that the Americana Awards on February 23, 2019 at the Disneyland Hotel sold close to 500 seats and brought in a record number of donations to support student scholarships.
Fullerton College – Dr. Greg Schulz, President
FULLERTON EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP – Dr. Schulz announced that Fullerton College will be joining Fullerton Joint Union High School District and California State University, Fullerton for the Fullerton Education Partnership Signing Ceremony on February 28, 2019… HOMELESSNESS 101 – The President shared that Fullerton College is collaborating with OC United Way, Fullerton Collaborative, City of Fullerton, and the campus Sociology Club to host Homelessness 101 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. on March 19, 2019 at the Wilshire Auditorium… FULLERTON COLLEGE NIGHT AT ANGEL STADIUM – Dr. Schulz informed the Board that the 4th Annual Fullerton College Night at Angel Stadium is on April 5, 2019, and will include a fun, family-friendly tailgate under the Big A at 5:30 p.m. followed by the game featuring Angels vs. Texas Rangers at 7:07 p.m. with all proceeds supporting the campus Food Bank and Students of Distinction scholarships… ANAHEIM PLEDGE – The President reported that the first Anaheim Pledge cohort increased the persistence rate from fall to spring by 12 percent compared to the previous year, and increased full-time enrollment by 20 percent when comparing fall of 2017 to fall of 2018.
North Orange Continuing Education – Valentina Purtell, Provost
FASTRACK EVENT – Ms. Purtell commented that the FasTrack event on February 28, 2019 at the Anaheim Campus will streamline the onboarding process for new and current students… SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM – The Provost announced that NOCE is offering over a dozen scholarship opportunities to assist students continuing their education or transferring to Cypress College or Fullerton College… ACCCA MENTORSHIP PROGRAM – Ms. Purtell shared that she is participating in a year-long Association of California Community College Administrators (ACCCA) Mentorship Program… FREEDOM WRITERS – The Provost reported that NOCE in collaboration with the District Office of Diversity and Compliance presented a free screening of the documentary film Freedom Writers: Stories from an Undeclared War in recognition of Black History Month.
Comments by Members of the Resource Table
DMA ACTIVITIES – District Management Association President Richard Fee shared that DMA is focusing its efforts on expediting the process for hiring committee selection, developing a resources document for new managers, creating a confidential concerns system, and planning the spring retreat for June 2019.
NOCE ACTIVITIES – NOCE Academic Senate President Tina McClurkin commented that she attended the Freedom Writers screening presented by NOCE and the District Office of Diversity and Compliance, and shared results from the student survey and focus groups on the semester vs. trimester academic calendar.
CYPRESS COLLEGE ACADEMIC SENATE RESOLUTION – Cypress College Academic Senate President Craig Goralski reported that Academic Senate passed a resolution regarding faculty salary and benefits, as well as the hiring process of new District management positions.
FULLERTON COLLEGE ACADEMIC SENATE UPDATE – Fullerton College Academic Senate member Marcus Wilson shared support for the Cypress College Academic Senate resolution.
UF UPDATES – United Faculty President Dana Clahane shared support for the Cypress College Academic Senate resolution, and commented on the Mathematical Association of America Putnam Competition.
CSEA COMMUNICATIONS – CSEA President Dawnmarie Neate reported on increasing communication with members, especially those working in the evenings, new CSEA bulletin boards at each campus, and the hiring of hourly vs. classified employees.
ADFAC UPDATE – Adjunct Faculty United President Kent Stevenson shared support for the Senate and United Faculty in regards to the hiring process of new District management positions.
Comments by Members of the Board of Trustees
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES – Board Member Stephen Blount shared that he recently attended the Community Swearing-in Ceremony for Congressman Lou Correa, Cypress School District "Every Student Succeeding" Breakfast, Cypress College Americana Awards, and Regional Military Affairs Committee meeting.
CAMPUS ACTIVITIES – Board Member Molly McClanahan thanked NOCE Administrative Assistant Professor Tina McClurkin for her introduction at the Freedom Writers screening, commented on Provost Valentina Purtell's welcome message in NOCE's spring class schedule, shared that she attended Cypress College's Americana Awards, and promoted Fullerton College's upcoming Semi-Annual Tomato Sale hosted by the Horticulture program.
CYPRESS COLLEGE AMERICANA AWARDS – Board Member Ryan Bent shared that he attended the Cypress College Americana Awards on February 23, 2019 at the Disneyland Hotel.
CYPRESS COLLEGE AMERICANA AWARDS – Board Member Barbara Dunsheath shared that she attended the Cypress College Americana Awards on February 23, 2019 at the Disneyland Hotel.
UPDATES – Board Member Jeffrey Brown shared that he attended the Cypress College Americana Awards, and that he is pleased to see the job description for director, behavioral health services in the Board agenda packet.
FISCAL & STAFFING UPDATE – The Board conducted a study session to review and discuss the District's financial health and personnel updates. Presentation highlights included directions and strategies, 2019-20 budget assumptions, new funding formula, personnel/staffing, allocation model, categorical funding, and recommendations and next steps. Click here for the full presentation.
Finance & Facilities
NONRESIDENT TUITION FEE – The Board authorized the request that the nonresident tuition fee for the 2019-20 school year for the North Orange County Community College District be set at $265 per unit with an additional charge for capital outlay of $20 per unit, pursuant to Education Code §76140 and §76141, effective for all course terms beginning or ending on or after July 1, 2019.
ANAHEIM CAMPUS IMPROVEMENTS – The Board approved Change Order No. 5 for Bid #1718-19, Anaheim Campus 2nd Floor Counseling Offices & 5th Floor CTE Lab Tenant Improvements, with Interlog Construction, in the total amount of ($15,954.33).
OUT-OF-COUNTRY TRAVEL – The Board authorized the request to approve out-of-country travel for Jason Makabali and Dulce Delgadillo during April 5-9, 2019.
RETIREMENT – The Board approved the retirement of Maria Aguirre, Fullerton College Financial Aid Technician, effective May 26, 2019.
PROMOTIONS – The Board approved the promotions of Danielle Davy to Anaheim Campus Executive Assistant III, effective February 27, 2019; Daniel Fangmeyer to Cypress College HVAC Mechanic Coordinator, effective February 27, 2019; Ivelina Petkova to NOCE Administrative Assistant III, effective March 1, 2019; Katherine Pham to NOCE Administrative Assistant III, effective March 1, 2019; Joseph Ramirez to Fullerton College Senior Research and Planning Analyst, effective February 27, 2019; and Megan Tagley to Fullerton College Senior Research and Planning Analyst, effective February 27, 2019.
BOARD POLICIES – The Board reviewed the Board of Trustees Assessment instrument and made appropriate changes to the instrument for re-adoption at the March 26, 2019 Board meeting.
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – The Board discussed any potential future agenda items.
The next regular meeting of the NOCCCD Board of Trustees will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, in the first-floor Board Room, Anaheim Campus, 1830 W. Romneya Drive, Anaheim.
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