>>[ROLL CALL]>>GREAT. THE CHANCELLOR’S PLANE WAS DELAYED AND
WILL BE HERE IN ABOUT 45 MINUTES OR SO MAYBE. VICE PRESIDENT
HAYNES IS AT A TRUSTEE EVENT THIS MORNING AND SHOULD BE HERE
SOON AS WELL. NOW WE’LL DO THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE. CONNIE
HASN’T BEEN HERE IN A WHILE. SHE CAN LEAD US.>>PLEASE JOIN ME AS WE SALUTE THE FLAG OF OUR
GREAT NATION. I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED
STATES OF AMERICA, AND TO THE REPUBLIC, FOR WHICH IT
STANDS, ONE NATION, UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE, WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE
FOR ALL.>>SO, THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA, DOES ANYBODY
HAVE A CONCERN ABOUT THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA? OKAY. NOT TO
REPORT OTHER THEN THE SEARCH FOR A CEO-IT LOOKS LIKE IT WILL
BE DELAYED A MONTH OR TWO. WE PROBABLY WILL NOT COMPLETE IT
IN TIME FOR THE JANUARY MEETING BUT HOPEFULLY SOON THERE
AFTER. WE ARE RECRUITING CANDIDATES AND WILL BE TALKING ABOUT
THAT LATER BUTT THAT IS THE BIGGEST NEWS WE HAVE TO REPORT.
THE CHANCELLOR WILL MAKE A REPORT WHEN HE GETS HERE.
FIRST OFF, WE HAVE THE EXCITING MEETING MINUTES FROM OUR
FIRST 3 MEETINGS TO TAKE ACTION ON. DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY
OBSERVATIONS TO MAKE ABOUT THE MINUTES? TIN THAT CASE, LOOKING FOR A
MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES FOR ITEMS 1, 2, AND 3.>>SO MOVED.>>ANY OTHER CONVERSATION-I COULD HAVE LET THE
VICE CHANCELLOR PRESENT THIS ITEM.>>I THINK ONLY ONE CHANGE TO THE SEPTEMBER 18TH
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MINUTES IS PRESIDENT OF THE ACADEMIC
SENATE, JOHN STANCUS MADE PUBLIC COMMENT SO WE’LL MAKE THE
CHANGE TO REFLECT THAT.>>OKAY. CAN I HAVE A NEW MOTION TO APPROVE THE
MINUTES AS AMENDED?>>SO MOVED.>>SECOND.>>OKAY. ALL IN FAVOR? AYE. OPPOSED? OKAY.
MOVING ON TO->>MR. CHAIRMAN, MAY I ASK A PROCEDURAL QUESTION?>>YOU MAY.>>SO, ON THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, WHICH WE ARE
VOTING ON, IF FOLKS WHO ARE NOT ON THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
SHOULD BE VOTING ON THAT AS WELL BECAUSE WE WERE NOT PERTINENT TO
THE MEETING AND MINUTES OR ONLY VOTE ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES?>>THAT IS EXCELLENT POINT, MEMBER FONG. I’M NOT
ENTIRELY SURE. CAN I ASK [INAUDIBLE COMMENTS] TO
ENLIGHTEN US?>>JUST NOTICED THIS ON THE AGENDA MYSELF. I
WOULD LEAVE THE APPROVAL OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
UNTIL THE NEXT MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, BECAUSE IT
SHOULD BE VOTED ON BY PEOPLE IN ATTENDANCE.>>OKAY. WHILE YOU ARE HERE-DON’T LEAVE. SHOULD
WE AS A MATTER OF RECORD, WE SHOULD UNAPPROVED THE
MINUTES THAT WE JUST APPROVED HERE FOR ITEMS->>WE SHOULD APPROVE THEM WITH A AMENDMENT
REDACTING THE REFERENCE TO THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MINUTES.>>OKAY.>>BUT PERFECTLY FINE TO ADOPT THE MOTION
APPROVING THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES MINUTES.>>THIRD TIME IS THE CHARM. WE NEED A NEW MOTION
APPROVING ITEM 1, AND NOT RESENDING ITEMS 2 AND 3 WHICH IS
ACTED UPON BY THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
AT THE NEXT MEETING. DO I HEAR SUCH A MOTION?>>I MOVE.>>OKAY. THANK YOU, WE GOT A MOTION AND SECOND.
ALL IN FAVOR? AYE. ANY OPPOSED? ANY ABSTENTIONS? WE
MADE IT ON THE THIRD TRY. I CAN TELL WE ARE OFF->>CAN I INTERRUPT? BECAUSE I’M SO NEW AND
LEARNING EVERYONE’S VOICES WOULD YOU REPEAT WHO THE
MOTIONS ARE?>>THAT WAS MEMBER FONG AND MEMBER RAWLINGS.>>THANK YOU.>>IT IS ALSO DAWNING ON FOR BOARDS OF TRUSTEES
WE NEED TO DO A ROLL CALL VOTE, CORRECT? WOW–SO-[LAUGHTER] WE
ARE NOT DOING SO WELL SO FAR. DOES THAT MEAN THAT THE
VOICE VOTES WERE NOT VALID TO BEGIN WITH? ALRIGHT. SO, NOW
WE’LL TAKE A ROLL CALL VOTE. JUST ON ITEM 1. NOT ON ITEM 2 OR
3, WHICH WE’LL PUT ON TO THE NEXT MEETING OF THE
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, AND I THINK THE NEXT MEETING MINUTES SHALL
REFLECT WE JUST ACTED ON ITEM 1. SO, CAN YOU PLEASE CALL THE
ROLL FOR ITEM 1 AND YOU DON’T NEED TO CALL THE CHANCELLOR WHO
ISN’T A VOTING MEMBER? [ROLL CALL]>>OKAY. MOVING ON TO THE NEXT ITEM, 4. WE HAVE
OUR VICE CHANCELLOR HERE READY TO PRESENT I GUESS
WITH–BOARD POLICIES AND MARC YOU WANT TO IDENTIFY-?>>YES. GOOD MORNING, MR. PRESIDENT AND MEMBERS
OF THE BOARD. I HAVE HERE REPRESENTATIVES FROM FAGEN AND
FREEMAN INVOLVE IN DRAFTING THE POLICY SO HAVE THEM INTRODUCE
THEMSELVES?>>[INAUDIBLE COMMENTS]>>[[INAUDIBLE COMMENTS]>>ON THE HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY, FAGEN FREEMAN
ALSO WORKED WITH EUGENE WHITLOCK WHO IS BEHIND ME AND WILL
JOIN US WHEN WE TALK ABOUT H R POLICY.>>GOOD MORNING EVERYONE. OUR CHARGE WAS TO
START THE PROCESS TO DEVELOP THE BOARD POLICIES FOR THE ONLINE
COMMUNITY COLLEGE, SO WITH THAT, WE WORK WOULD A NUMBER OF
INDIVIDUALS INCLUDING MR. WHITLOCK ON THE HR POLICIES, MARC
WILLIAMS ON THE DATA PRIVACY POLICY AND THEY ARE STILL IN
PROCESS OF FURTHER DEVELOPMENT. BEFORE YOU TODAY WE HAVE
THE POLICIES THAT HAVE BEEN FINALIZED AND THE PERSON WHO DID
THE BRUNT OF THE WORK THE HARD CARRYING IS CYNTHIA SMITH SO
SHE’LL TAKE YOU THROUGH THE POLICY.>>JUST SO YOU KNOW, AS WE GOT STARTED WE LOOK
TOOK A LOOK AT THE RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE BOARD AUGUST 2018.
YOU MAY RECALL THERE WAS SIMPLIFIED VERSIONS ADOPTED
THAT TIME SO USED THAT AS A BASE AND LOOKED AT OTHER POLICIES FROM
OTHER COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICTS AND THEN LOOKED TO
START WITH THOSE AREAS OF POLICIES THAT WERE MOST IMPORTANT
TO THE COLLEGE IN GETTING STARTED. SO, WITHIN THE
GENERAL FRAMEWORK OF POLICIES, THERE ARE 7 PRIMARY CHAPTERS, AND
WE BEGAN WITH CHAPTER 1, THE DISTRICT AND CHAPTER 2 THE BOARD
OF TRUSTEES. ALSO DATA DRIVEN ONLINE ENTITY WE THOUGHT IT
HELPFUL TO BEGIN WITH POLICIES WITHIN CHAPTER 6, WHICH IS
BUSINESS AND FISCAL AFFAIRS RELATED TO DATA PRIVACY AND RELATED
ISSUES. AND THEN WE ALSO HAVE A SET OF POLICIES WITHIN CHAPTER 7,
WHICH IS HUMAN RESOURCES. THOSE ARE THE ONES WE SOUGHT
THE ASSISTANCE OF MR. WHITLOCK. WE REVIEWED THE POLICIES AND
MADE REVISIONS GIVEN THE UNIQUE NATURE OF ONLINE COMMUNITY
COLLEGE. THE END RESULT IS PRESENTING TO YOU CHAPTER 1, THE
DISTRICT CHAPTER 2, BOARD OF TRUSTEES, A PARTIAL OF CHAPTER 6,
BUSINESS AND FISCAL AFFAIRS AND CHAPTER 7, HUMAN RESOURCES. OF THOSE
SIMPLIFIED VERSIONS YOU APPROVED IN AUGUST 2018, CHAPTER 1
AND CHAPTER 2 WOULD BE REPLACED BY CHAPTER 1 AND CHAPTER 2
BEING PRESENTED TODAY. THE REMAINING OF WHAT WAS ADOPTED IN
AUGUST WOULD CARRY ON UNTIL WE WORK THROUGH ADOPTING
ADDITIONAL CHAPTERS AND THEN WE WOULD BE ADDING THE PARTIAL CHAPTER
6 AND CHAPTER 7. I DO WANT TO KNOW ONE CHANGE I DISCOVERED
LAST NIGHT AS I WAS REVIEWING WITHIN CHAPTER 7. POLICY 7370, USE
OF COLLEGE RESOURCES FOR POLITICAL ACTIVITY.>>WHAT PAGE IS THAT ON?>>I DON’T KNOW, BECAUSE I DON’T KNOW HOW YOUR
PAGES ARE NUMBERED.>>80.>>80 OF 88. THERE IS A LINE WITHIN THE FIRST
SENTENCE, THE FIRST SENTENCE REASON EMPLOYEE DO NOT USE
COLLEGE FUNDS TO URGE THE PASS OR DEFEAT A BALLOT MEASURE OF A
CANDIDATE AND A LINE FOLLOWING, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO A
MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES. THE SENTENCE STOPS AT
CANDIDATE AND THE REST OF THE SENTENCE IS STRUCK OUT. WE ARE
AVAILABLE TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE ABOUT THE
POLICIES.>>MR. COSTA.>>HAVE A NUMBER OF QUESTION ABOUT THE POLICY,
SO DON’T KNOW HOW YOU WANT TO LEAD THE DISCUSSION. IF YOU WANT
ME TO JUST LAUNCH INTO A LIST OF THEM, OR BY CHAPTER?>>I THINK PROBABLY–I SUSPECT OTHERS WILL HAVE
COMMENTS BUT AS LONG AS YOU HAVE THE FLOOR YOU MINE AS WELL->>PERHAPS BY CHAPTER IT IS HELPFUL.>>I CAN DO IT IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER AND THE
PAGE NUMBER OF 88 SO EVERYONE CAN FOLLOW ALONG. ON PAGE 7 OF
88, WHICH IS THE BOARD POLICY 1200 WHICH IS OUR MISSION
STATEMENT, IT IS JUST A QUESTION FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE BOARD
WHICH IS THE LAST SENTENCE REFERENCE IT IS CONSIST WENT
GUIDED PATHWAYS, WHICH I KNOW IS OUR BOARD POLICY, BUT WONDERING
IF THAT IS EVERGREEN ENOUGH FOR OUR MISSION STATEMENT AND
IF WE WANT SOMETHING THAT IS A LITTLE HIGHER LEVEL RELATED
TO STUDENT SUCCESS IN GENERAL? GUIDED PATHWAYS IS OUR
POLICY FOR NOW BUT WE SHOULD CONSTANTLY EVOLVE THE TOOL FOR STUDENT
SUCCESS SO MAYBE WE SHOULD HAVE A BROADER CATCH-ALL PHRASE
THERE.>>ANYBODY–SO, YOU’RE RECOMMENDING WE DELETE
THE THAT IS CONSISTENT WITH THE GUIDED PATHWAYS FRAMEWORK OR
REPLACE IT?>>REPLACE IT WITH SOME PHRASE THAT BASICALLY
SAYS THAT FURTHER STUDENT SUCCESS OR SOMETHING ALONG THOSE
LINES THAT ARE A LITTLE MORE GENERALIZED.>>AND YOU ARE OKAY IT LEADS TO PATHWAY OF
TRADITIONAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE?>>THAT’S FINE.>>YOU WANT TO SUGGEST SPECIFIC LANGUAGE?>>IF AFTER I GET THROUGH THIS AND HAVE 5
SECONDS TO DRAFT IT, YES. I HAVEN’T DRAFTED IT.>>IT IS HARD TO DO THAT–>>I AGREE, SITTING HERE TO COME UP WITH THE
LANGUAGE TO GIVE TO OUR COUNCIL HERE WOULD BE A CHALLENGE, SO I
WONDER RATHER THEN ADOPTED IT TODAY WE INSPIRE BY WHAT YOU
BROUGHT UP AND SURE YOU HAVE OTHER ITEMS. BOARD MEMBER COSTA
YOU READ THIS MORE CAREFULLY THEN I DO. PERHAPS MAKE YOUR
MULTIPLE POINTS AND THEN AFTER THIS MEETING THAT WE GO BACK AND
STUDY A BIT SOME MORE AMONG BOARD MEMBERS, AND THEN WE’LL
COME BACK WITH RECOMMENDATIONS. I THINK THAT PROBABLY MAY BE
THE BEST RATHER THEN SPENDING TIME OR SITTING HERE COMING UP
WITH LANGUAGE THAT IS TO BE INCLUDED IN THE BOARD POLICY. THAT
IS MY SUGGESTION.>>I DON’T KNOW THE TIMING SO I LIKE TO HEAR
FROM STAFF. I DON’T WANT TO HOLD IT UP IF WE NEED POLICIES IN
PLACE BECAUSE OF OTHER THINGS HAPPENING WITH THE COLLEGE AND
I’M FINE DIRECTING STAFF TO COME UP WITH LANGUAGE BASED
ON THE TONE AND TENOR OF THE LANGUAGE IF THE TIMING NECESSITATES
THAT.>>PLEASE IDENTIFY YOURSELF.>>ARE MY NAME IS [INAUDIBLE COMMENTS] SENIOR
ADVISOR TO THE CHANCELLOR, ALSO LEADING THE TEAMWORK FOR THE
ONLINE COLLEGE. WE ARE HAPPY TO TAKE EDITS AND BRING IT BACK TO
THE DECEMBER EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING FOR FEEDBACK AND
APPROVAL AND MAYBE AFTER THAT IT CAN MOVE FORWARD TO THE
BOARD IN JANUARY.>>TOM, I-MR. PRESIDENT. I PRESUME THAT AS THIS
IS ONLY THE FIRST STEP OF SOME BOARD POLICIES, WE’LL BE
ADOPTING AND REVIEWING AND REVISING POLICIES AT EVERY MEETING
UNTIL WE HAVE A FULL COMPLIMENT OF POLICIES TO GOVERN THE
COLLEGE.>>IT IS OKAY->>IT IS A WORK IN PROGRESS.>>YES.>>THE NEXT COMMENT IS 10. BOARD DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES. NUMBER ONE SHOULD BE STUDENT SUCCESS. THAT IS
THE NORTH STAR OF EVERYTHING THAT WE SHOULD BE DOING AS A BOARD
AND IT SHOULD BE OUR NUMBER ONE FULFILLMENT OF
RESPONSIBILITIES SO I LIKE THAT TO BE IN THAT PARTICULAR SECTION CONSISTENT
WITH MY LAST COMMENTS. MOVING ON TO PAGE 24 OF 88->>EXCUSE ME, TRUSTEE COSTA MAY I ASK A QUICK
QUESTION?>>YES.>>IS THE REQUEST TO DEVELOP LANGUAGE THAT
ALIGNS WITH WHAT YOU ARE SAYING FOR THE NUMBER-WHAT WOULD BE A
INCLUDED AS STUDENT SUCCESS TO DEVELOP LANGUAGE IN THAT
REGARD?>>THAT’S CORRECT. I HAVE A QUESTION ACTUALLY ON
PAGE 24 OF 88 AND THIS IS BOARD POLICY 2345 REGARDING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN BOARD MEETINGS. WE TALKED AS A
BODY ABOUT THE USE OF TELECONFERENCING AND THE ABILITY TO
OPERATE AT MULTIPLE LOCATIONS, AND SO I JUST SEEK TO
CLARIFY ON NUMBER 4, THAT PUBLIC PARTICIPATION CAN ALSO BE ACCOMMODATED ELECTRONICALLY. WE HAVE A PROVISION ASKING FOR
REQUEST TO SPEAK BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING BUT I WANT TO MAKE
SURE THAT IF WE EVER GET TO THE PART WHERE PEOPLE CAN KIND OF
THROUGH WHATEVER PLATFORM SUBMIT THEIR COMMENTS
ELECTRONICALLY THAT WE CAN ACCOMMODATE THAT.>>SO, WE ARE NOT AT THE POINT WHERE WE CAN DO
THAT YET. WOULD IT-I THINK THE POLICIES ARE DRAFTED TO
ADDRESS HOW WE ARE CURRENTLY OPERATING. I THINK IF WE GET TO A
POINT WHERE WE ARE ABLE TO DO THAT WE PROBABLY WANT TO COME
BACK AND ADJUST THE POLICIES TO WHATEVER TECHNOLOGY WE
ARE ABLE TO UTILIZE.>>OKAY. ON PAGE 31 OF 88, BOARD POLICY 2430,
THIS GETS TO INTO THE DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY BETWEEN THE
BOARD AND EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND THINK WE SHOULD BE CLEAR
THAT REQUIRES A MAJORITY OF THE BOARD. THROUGH THE COURSE WE ARE
GOING TO NEED TO DELEGATE SOME AUTHORITY TO THE CEO TO
RUN THE COLLEGE BUT THINK WHEN WE DO THAT IT SHOULD BE
TRANSPARENT AND WE AS A BOARD ACTUALLY ACT UPON IT IN A PUBLIC SETTING.
SO, I DON’T KNOW IF THERE IS LANGUAGE IN OTHER COMMUNITY
COLLEGE DISTRICTS THAT IS SIMILAR THAT WE CAN UTILIZE BUT I’M OPEN
TO THAT AND WANT TO MAKE SURE WHEN WE DELEGATE AUTHORITY WE
DO IT AS A BODY.>>WE CAN WORK ON PROPOSED LANGUAGE ON THAT PART
TOO.>>36 OF 88, BOARD POLICY 2710, WE GET INTO
CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY WHICH IS GOOD. I DON’T SEE AND
THIS IS A QUESTION. IT MAY BE INCLUDED IN THE CONTRACT FOR
THE CEO CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY FOR THE CEO
THEMSELVES.>>I REMEMBER THERE BEING ONE IN THE EMPLOYMENT
SECTION. BUT NOT SURE IT IS SPECIFICALLY CALLED OUT THE CEO
AS WELL. WELL, THAT IS THE FILING OF THE STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC
INTEREST. THE LANGUAGE OF THE CONFLICT ABOVE THAT REFERS TO
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, BUT->>MR. WHITLOCK POINTS OUT THAT LANGUAGE IS
TYPICALLY FOUND IN THE CEO EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT.>>THAT IS WHAT I WONDERED. OKAY.>>NO CHANGE THERE?>>NO CHANGE. NEXT ON PAGE 40 OF 88, BOARD
POLICY 2715 REGARDING THE CODE OF ETHICS, I WANT TO MAKE
SURE WE HAVE A SECTION THAT HIGHLIGHTS THE BOARDS FIDUCIARY
RESPONSIBILITY. I THINK IT IS IMPORTANT THAT AS A BOARD WE ARE
GOOD STEWARDS OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS AND WE HAVE A FIDUCIARY
RESPONSIBILITY TO THE COLLEGE AND THE STATE. PAGE 46 OF 88, BOARD
POLICY 2735. THIS ACTUALLY GOES TO CHANGES THAT WE HAVE AS
OUR STANDING BOG REGARDING REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND TRADITIONALLY
WE WOULD TIE TO THE REIMBURSEMENT RATES SO WANT TO MAKE SURE
THE SAME IS TRUE ON THE ANNUAL-HELPS CREATE A EVERGREEN
REIMBURSEMENT RATE.>>IT IS TO THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS TIE ITSELF TO
THE RATES ESTABLISHED BY CAL H R. THIS IS A DISTRICT, I
THINK THESE NUMBERS WERE TAKEN FROM THE ORIGINAL POLICY WE
ADOPTED AT OUR FIRST MEETING, AND WE SURVEYED AT THE TIME WHAT
WAS TYPICAL OF DISTRICTS AND THIS WAS THE-THESE ARE THE KIND OF
NUMBERS WE CAME UP WITH. BECAUSE THE DISTRICTS HAVE A
LITTLE MORE INDEPENDENCE TO SET THESE POLICIES THEN THE
STATE AGENCY DOES.>>I THINK THEY SHOULD BE TIED TO THE STATE
AGENCY. THIS IS A WEIRD HYBRID THAT IS BOTH A DISTRICT BUT A STATE
ENTITY AS WELL.>>WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE IN THE NUMBERS BETWEEN
THE STATE?>>IT WAS A MATTER OF A FEW DOLLARS. IT WASN’T
SIGNIFICANT.>>HIGHER OR LOWER?>>I BELIEVE A LITTLE HIGHER.>>THE STATE IS HIGHER?>>NO, THESE ARE HIGHER.>>I DON’T FEEL STRONGLY ABOUT IT.>>FOR ME PERSONALLY IT ABOUT THE AMOUNT IT IS
WHAT WE AGREE TO. ARE WE TYING OURSELVES TO A STATE AGENCY OR
TO A COMMUNITY COLLEGE? PRINCIPLE, THE AMOUNT DOESN’T
MATTER BUT WHAT MATTERS IS DO WE SEE OURSELVES AS A COLLEGE
PER SE OR MORE LIKE A STATE AGENCY SO THAT IS MY THOUGHT
ON THAT.>>ANYONE ELSE HAVE A THOUGHT?>>I TEND TO AGREE WITH MEMBER AVALOS. I DON’T
THINK WE HAVE TO BE BOUND BY THE STATE RULES GIVEN–I GUESS
THE GOVERNANCE IS A STATE APPOINTED BODY. IS THAT A PERMANENT
SITUATION? REMIND ME ABOUT THAT?>>YES, IT IS CURRENTLY-THE LEGISLATURE CAN DO
ANY NUMBER OF THINGS IN THE FUTURE BUT AT THE MOMENT THE
STATUTE HAS THE DESIGNATE THE BOARD AS A COMMUNITY COLLEGE
DISTRICT, STOW IT IS FUNCTIONING AS A DISTRICT.>>ANYONE ELSE HAVE ANY THOUGHTS ABOUT THIS?>>CAN CONCUR, IF WE WANT TO-IT HAS STATEWIDE
IMPLICATION OR REACH, BUT THE DISTRICT ITSELF OR THE SCHOOL
COLLEGE ITSELF IS A DISTRICT AND I THINK IT MUST BE VIEWED IN THAT
LENS. AS A DISTRICT.>>NOT SURE THIS IS THE HILL TO DIE ON ON THAT
POINT. [LAUGHTER].>>I’M NOT DYING ON IT. FINE, JUST WANT TO RAISE
IT BECAUSE WE JUST ADOPTED ANOTHER POLICY FOR THE BOG SO
JUST WANTED TO MAKE SURE WE HAD THE DISCUSSION.>>I RECOMMEND THAT WE GO WITH THE
RECOMMENDATION AND THEN REVISIT IT.>>GO WITH THE RECOMMENDATION IN HERE?>>RIGHT.>>I DO THINK THE LARGER POINT IS IMPORTANT, AND
THIS IS SOMEWHAT IMMATERIAL IN THE GRAND SCHEME OF
THINGS, BUT IF-ARE YOU COMFORTABLE WITH THAT?>>I’M COMFORTABLE WITH THAT. MY LAST COMMENT
AND I’LL THANK THE PRESIDENT AND BOARD FOR THEIR INDULGENCE OF
MY COMMENTS AND QUESTIONS IS I KNOW THINGS ARE STILL WORKING
BUT WANT TO MAKE SURE WE HAVE THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY
FOR ON PP LINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE CONSISTENT WITH THE OTHER
DISTRICT POLICIES IN THAT REGARD.>>IS THAT SOMETHING IN THIS SECTION OR IS THERE
ANOTHER SECTION THAT WE HAVEN’T SEEN THAT THAT HAS A
SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY?>>YES, I BELIEVE CHAPTER 3, WHICH IS NEXT ROUND
POLICY.>>I WALK IN HERE I SAY I WASN’T INSPIRED BUT
AFTER HEARING WHAT YOU SAID I’M INSPIRED. SINCE WE ARE KIND OF
TALKING ON THE TONE AND TENOR, AND I LIKE TO REVISIT THE
MISSION PAGE 7 AGAIN. THE LAST PARAGRAPH THE SECOND PARAGRAPH
OF THE MISSION TO ME IS VERY IMPORTANT. RIGHT NOW IT SAYS, THE
COLLEGE WILL OFFER UNIQUE CONTENT AND DELIVER IN A MANNER
THAT IS NOT DUPLICATIVE OF PROGRAMS OFFERED AT OTHER
COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND THAT WOULD LEAD TO A PATHWAY AT A
TRADITIONAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE. FOR THE PAST YEAR OR SO WHEN WE DISCUSS
ABOUT THIS COLLEGE, WE MADE IT VERY CLEAR THAT THE COLLEGE
SHOULD NOT BE DUPLICATIVE OR COMPETITIVE IN TERMS OF PROGRAMS
AND DELIVERY WITH RESPECT TO THE 114 COLLEGES, SO AS YOU KIND
OF PLAYING WITH WORDS OR REVISING THE PARAGRAPH PER THE
SUGGESTION MADE EARLIER, WONDER IF WE CAN MAKE IT VERY CLEAR
THAT PROGRAMS AND DELIVERY OF THE ONLINE COLLEGE, 115 COLLEGE
WOULD NOT BE-REMAIN TO THE SPIRIT AND INTENT AS IT WAS
FIRST FOUNDED NOT BE DUPLICATIVE AND COMPETITIVE WITH THE 114
COLLEGES. GUESS WE CAN SIT HERE AND FINAGLE THE WORDING, BUT I
LEAVE IT UP TO THE EXPERTS IN THIS CASE. THANK YOU.>>IT DOES SAY EXPLICITLY NOT DUPLICATIVE OF
ALREADY.>>OKAY.>>I GOT ONE CORRECTION, AND ONE AMENDMENT. THE
CORRECTION IS ON PAGE 1 UNDER CHAPTER 2, YOU HAVE BP2200 BOARD RESPONSIBILITIES AND YOU HAVE WHAT SHOULD BE
2220 FOR COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD.>>JUST TO CATCH UP WITH YOU, ONE SECOND.>>PAGE 9 AND 10 OF 88.>>ON THE TABLE OF CONTENTS, ARTICLE LISTINGS OF
BOARD POLICY 2200.>>THANK YOU. WE’LL CATCH THAT.>>THANK YOU.>>AND THEN THE OTHER CHANGE, THE OTHER
AMENDMENT I LIKE TO MAKE IS ON PAGE I BELIEVE 81. AND THAT IS 7380
RETIREE HEALTH BENEFIT ENROLLMENT. DOWN THE SECOND TO LAST
LINE, ENROLLMENT PURSUANT TO THE POLICY IS AT THE RETIREE OR
SURVIVING SPOUSE EXPENSE. I BELIEVE IF THROUGH THERE COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING PROCESS THE EMPLOYEE AND THE DISTRICT OPT TO GO
WITH CALPERS MAJOR MEDICAL I BELIEVE CALPERS REQUIRES A
PORTION PAID BY THE DISTRICT SO WHAT I WOULD MOVE TO AMEND IS TO
INSERT AT THE END, UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUIRED BY LAW. BECAUSE
THE CALPERS REGULATIONS WOULD COVER THAT.>>THANK YOU.>>MAY I ASK A POINT OF CLARIFICATION, PRESIDENT
EPSTEIN? TRUSTEE ACOSTA CAN I TAKE YOU BACK TO 2430, JUST
TO MAKE SURE I UNDERSTAND THE REQUEST UNDER DELEGATION OF
AUTHORITY. IS THE REQUEST THAT THE LANGUAGE BE AMENDED SUCH
THAT IT REQUIRES MAJORITY VOTE AS A GENERAL POLICY, OR FOR EACH
ACTION? FOR EXAMPLE, THE FIRST SENTENCE COULD BE A-MINDED TO
SAY IN ACCORDANCE WITH EDUCATION CODE 75003 THE BOARD
MAY DELEGATE BY MAJORITY VOTE. IS THAT THE REQUEST THERE?>>YES, BUT I DON’T WANT TO BE TOO CUMBERSOME
EITHER SO THROUGH THE PRESIDENT WOULD REQUEST THAT STAFF
LOOK AT WHAT OTHER COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICTS DO IN THIS
REGARD AND TRY AND MIRROR IT. I JUST WANT TO MAKE SURE
ESPECIALLY FOR BROADER ISSUES THAT WE ARE HAVING DISCUSSION
HERE AND THERE IS A ASSOCIATED VOTE, BUT FOR SMALLER ITEMS I DONT
WANT EVERYTHING TO GO THROUGH THE BOARD SO ASSUME
THERE ARE OTHER POLICIES WE CAN MIRROR FROM OTHER DISTRICTS.>>THANK YOU FOR THE CLARIFICATION.>>THANK YOU VERY MUCH. I HAVE TWO QUESTIONS
POSSIBLY IT DEPENDS ON THE ANSWER TO THE FIRST. I NOTICED
THAT WE RECEIVED THESE PROMULGATED BOARD POLICIES VERY
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND WAS WONDERING IF THERE WAS A NEED FOR
US TO HAVE A FIRST READ AND A SECOND READ TO GIVE ADEQUATE
TIME TO DIGEST THE VOLUME OF INFORMATION PRESENTED SO LATE AND
IF NOT A FIRST AND SECOND READ, THEN WONDERING IF WE MAY BE
ABLE TO HAVE THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WEIGH IN ON THESE BEFORE
FINAL APPROVAL?>>YEAH. I THINK THAT IS WHAT WE JUST AGREED TO
DO SINCE THERE ARE SUGGESTED CHANGES AND I AGREE IT IS
NICE TO GET THESE SOONER, BUT I KNOW THE STAFF IS WORKING
VERY HARD TO FINISH THIS UP ON A SHORT TIMELINE BUT THERE
WILL BE A OPPORTUNITY AS IT GOES TO EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
AND COME BACK TO FULL BOARD AS WELL. I WOULDN’T ADVISE HAVING A
FORMAL TWO APPROVAL PROCESS, BUT I THINK WE WILL HAVE A
OPPORTUNITY TO MASSAGE THESE AND ADOPT THEM IN FINAL FORM AFTER
WE HAVE HAD TIME TO SPEND MORE BECOMING FAMILIAR WITH THEM.>>IN THAT CASE DOES IT MEAN AGENDA ITEM 4 IS
NOT A ACTION ITEM BUT RATHER A INFORMATION ITEM?>>IT WAS A ACTION ITEM BUT WE ARE NOT GOING TO
TAKE ACTION ON>>VERY GOOD. THANK YOU. THEN, I’LL RESERVE THE
REST OF MY QUESTIONS TILL THE SECOND TIME WE SEE THIS.>>IF YOU HAVE SUGGESTIONS NOW ABOUT THINGS YOU
LIKE THE STAFF TO WORK ON BETWEEN NOW AND THE EXECUTIVE
COMMITTEE MEETING NOW IS A APPROPRIATE TIME TO RAISE THEM.>>JUST FOR CLARIFICATION ON BOARD POLICY 7120,
THIS IS PAGE 54 OF 88 IN THE SUGGESTED ITEM FOR BOARD
POLICIES, I NOTICE IN THE THIRD PARAGRAPH UNDER THE BOARD POLICY THAT
IS ENTITLED, RECRUITMENT FULL-TIME FACULTY HIRING, THERE IS A
MENTION OF HIRING CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES AND WONDERING HOW
APPROPRIATE IT WAS UNDER THIS PARTICULAR TITLE RECRUITMENT
FULL-TIME FACULTY TO HAVE A SECTION ON CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES?>>THE PART THAT SAYS FULL-TIME FACULTY HIRING
SHOULD BE REMOVED. YOU ARE SPEAKING FOR THE TITLE? OKAY.
THIS IS A RECRUITMENT POLICY FOR EVERYBODY.>>THANK YOU.>>IS THAT ALL? OKAY.>>JUST HAD A QUESTION. WE WERE TALKING ABOUT
DRAWING ON RESOURCES TO COMPARE AND CONTRAST WITH OTHER
DISTRICTS. IT IS MY UNDERSTANDING THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE LEAGUE
INVESTED IN EFFORTS IN DEVELOPING MODEL BOARD POLICIES, HOW
MUCH OF THE LEAGUE’S RESOURCES HAVE BEEN DRAWN ON TO DEVELOP
THESE POLICIES?>>WELL, WE USE THE FORMAT THE LEAGUE HAS PUT
OUT THERE, BUT DIDN’T ACTUALLY USE THE LEAGUE’S RESOURCES. WE
USED COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICTS THAT HAVE USED THE LEAGUE’S
FORMAT. THERE WAS DISCUSSION ABOUT USING THE LEAGUE RESOURCES
THAT IS A SERVICE YOU NEED TO SIGN UP FOR AND THERE IS A
COST ASSOCIATED WITH THAT,B SO WE WERE TRYING TO TAKE CARE OF
THE ISSUE WITHOUT HAVING TO TAKE THAT STEP.>>I BELIEVE WE HAVE ANOTHER STAFF COMMENT HERE?>>WE ARE ACTUALLY THE FOUNDATION ADMINISTRATIVE
SERVICE AGREEMENT FINDING A WAY TO FINANCE ACCESS TO THE
LEAGUE’S DOCUMENTS BECAUSE THAT COVERS BOTH THE NUMBER OF
BOARD POLICIES AND A NUMBER OF RESOURCES ASSOCIATED
WITH THAT, SO WE ARE WORKING TOWARDS GETTING ACCESS TO LEAGUE
RESOURCES AND PARTICIPATING MORE FULLY.>>THANK YOU, BECAUSE I RECOMMEND WE DRAW ON
THOSE RESOURCES SO WE KNOW INSTEAD OF HAVING TO REINVENT THE
WHEEL TO GO TO ONE DISTRICT OR ANOTHER, THERE IS A ROBUST
RESOURCE AVAILABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF BOARD POLICIES AND THAT
GOVERN COLLEGES.>>MEMBER RALINGS.>>THANK YOU. BACK TO BOARD POLICY 7120, PAGE
54, THANKS TO MEMBER GRANDE FOR CALLING OUT THE SECTION. IT
CALLS OUT CLASSIFIED SENATE BUT THE EDUCATION CODE CALLS
FOR THE EXCLUSIVE REPRESENTATIVE.>>I’M GOING TO DIFFER TO MR. WHITLOCK WHO
HELPED WITH THE HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY.>>THANK YOU. FOR RECRUITING AND THESE
PROCEDURES THAT DOESN’T INVOLVE THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNITS
HOW THE PROCEDURES WILL BE ESTABLISHED. THAT IS NOT PART
OF PARTICIPATORY GOVERNANCE.>>I RESPECTFULLY DISAGREE, BUT I WOULD LEAVE TO
YOUR, YOU ARE A EXPERT ON THIS. MY CONCERN IS THAT WE HAVE NO
CLASSIFIED SENATE ESTABLISHED AND THAT THAT WOULD BE BY THE
CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES AFTER THEY ARE HIRED AND SO I WOULDN’T
WANT TO PRESUME WE ARE CREATING AN ENTITY THE EMPLOYEES
MAY NOT WANT. THAT IS WHAT I’M CONCERNED ABOUT.>>WE CAN MODIFY THE LANGUAGE SO IT SAYS IF A
CLASSIFIED SENATE EXISTS THIS WILL TACE PLACE. WE WERE
ANTICIPATING THERE MIGHT BE ONE. WE ARE TRYING TO ANTICIPATE
AND GUESS SO WE DON’T HAVE TO COME BACK TO THE BOARD WHEN
EVERYTHING CHANGES JUST TO MAKE THE PROCESS SMOOTHER.>>IF YOU CAN TAKE A LOOK AT THAT, THAT WOULD BE
GREAT.>>MR. WALKER GRIFFON.>>THANK YOU, PRESIDENT EPISTEIN. PAGE 13 OF 88
UNDER COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD. I HAVE A QUICK QUESTION.
MAY HAVE MISSED SOMETHING. THE AD-HOC MEMBERS ARE MEMBERS
OF THE BOARD OR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AND WOULD IT BE
POSSIBLE TO HAVE A STUD WANT ON THE COMMITTEE THAT EFFECT THE
STUDENT SO SOMEONE HAD TO WITH CLASSROOM SIZE NOT NECESSARILY H R
PER SE?>>I IT THINK THE INTENT IS YOU CAN HAVE OTHER
MEMBERS OR SORRY, OTHER INDIVIDUALS PARTICIPATE ON THE
AD-HOC COMMITTEES. THE IMPORTANT PART IS THERE IS LESS THEN
MAJORITY OF THE MEMBERS SO BY BROWN ACT REQUIREMENTS THOSE CAN
MEET WITHOUT HAVING TO COMPLY WITH THE BROWN ACT.>>THANK YOU.>>I HAVE A QUESTION, ON THIS POINT. THE CEO
RECRUITMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE THAT IS FORMED OF PEOPLE
INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE BOARD, WOULD THAT FALL UNDER THIS COMMITTEE
OF THE BOARD POLICY?>>I BELIEVE THE STATUTE AUTHORIZE THE
CHANCELLOR TO COME UP WITH THE APPROACH TO THE HIRING PROCESS FOR THE
CEO SO IT IS A SEPARATE PROCESS.>>THANK YOU. YES.>>SO, I JUST HAD A QUESTION ON THE MISSION,
WHICH IS ON PAGE 7. AT THE VERY BOTTOM, THE LAST SENTENCE IT
SAYS, THAT LEADS TO A PATHWAY A AT A TRADITIONAL COMMUNITY
COLLEGE. JUST WONDERING IF THAT IS THE ONLY OUTCOME WE ARE
LOOKING FOR? I FEEL LIKE THERE IS A LOT OF STUDENTS WHO DON’T
NECESSARILY LEAD NEM TO A TRADITIONAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE,
THEY ARE DOING FOR CAREER PURPOSES.>>TRUSTEE, DO YOU HAVE ANY THOUGHTS OR
RECOMMENDED LANGUAGE OR FEEL FREE TO FORWARD THAT AND WE WOULD BE
HAPPY TO MODIFY.>>OKAY. I FEEL LIKE ADDING SOMETHING ABOUT, OR
FURTHER THEIR CAREER. SOME OF THE STUDENTS MIGHT GO TO A
TRADITIONAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE AFTERWARDS BUT A LOT MAY DO IT
FOR JUST FURTHERING THEIR CAREER.>>I THINK THAT IS A VERY GOOD POINT. THAT WAS
SORT OF GNAWING AT ME AS WELL, SO NOT SURE WE NEED-YOU
CAN PROPOSE A NEW->>CERTAINLY.>>NEW LANGUAGE AND WE’LL LOOK AT THAT NEXT TIME.>>THANK YOU.>>I THINK I SAW ANOTHER HAND OVER HERE? ANYBODY
ELSE? VICE PRESIDENT HAYNES AND MEMBER ANDERSON TO THE
TEAM. MISSED A LOT OF EXCITING TALK ABOUT BOARD POLICY THAT I’M
SURE YOU WILL ENJOY REVIEWING LATER.>>MR. PRESIDENT, I WONDER IF WE ARE WORK IN
PROGRESS ON THIS, THAT AFTER TODAY’S MEETING IF THERE ARE
ADDITIONAL THOUGHTS THAT WE AS BOARD MEMBERS HAVE WITH RESPECT TO
THE POLICY, IS THERE A E-MAIL OR IF SOME PLACE WE CAN ACTUALLY
CONVEY ADDITIONAL THOUGHTS?>>I WOULD SUGGEST YOU FORWARD THOSE TO ME.>>I JUST WANT TO MAKE SURE THERE IS A CHANNEL
WE CAN DO THAT.>>JUST FORWARD THEM TO ME, DON’T COPY ANYBODY
ON IT.>>SURE. THANK YOU.>>I GUESS THIS MEANS I HAVE TO READ THE WHOLE
THING AGAIN. [LAUGHTER] ANY OTHER COMMENTS ON THE BOARD
POLICY ITEM 4? OKAY, THERE IS A PUBLIC COMMENT.>>JOHN STANCUS.>>SOMEBODY WILL STAND UP FOR YOU. MARC, CAN YOU
GET–MR. STANCUS NEEDS A SEAT. MARC, WE NEED A SEAT HERE.>>GOOD MORNING. I’M JOHN STANCUS WITH ACADEMIC
SENATE FOR CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES. I’M A LITTLE
CONCERNED TO SEE THIS HERE TODAY, BECAUSE WE HAVEN’T SEEN IT
BEFORE. I REALLY APPRECIATE BOARD MEMBER PHON TO LOOK AT BOARD
POLICIES WHICH ARE STANDARD THROUGHOUT THE STATE BECAUSE THAT
WILL TELL WHERE THE ACADEMIC SENATE SHOULD BE IN ALL OF THESE.
IN TERMS OF THE ONES THAT WERE PRESENTED TO YOU TODAY, BOARD
POLICY 1200, 2340, 2410, 7120, 7150, 7160, 7210, 7250, 7280,
7360 AND 7400 ARE GENERALLY GOING THROUGH A CONSULTATIVE
PROCESS WITH FACULTY AT MOST PERHAPS ALL OTHER DISTRICTS IN
THE STATE. PARTICULARLY, 2340 SHOULD REFLECT THE RIGHT OF
THE ACADEMIC SENATE TO CONSULT WITH THE BOARD AND PROVIDE ITS
ADVICE AND JUDGMENT DURING DELIBERATION. 2410 SHOULD
OUTLINE THERE IS A COLLEGIAL PROCESS THAT OCCURS IN THE CREATION OF
BOARD POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES. THE CCLC
DOCUMENTS WILL ALSO TELL WHERE CSCA AND THE STUDENT
GOVERNMENT SHOULD BE INVOLVED IN DECISION MAKING OR RECOMMENDING
CAPACITY TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES. WHAT’S ON THE TABLE OF
CONTENTS ON PAGE 3 OF 88 FOR NEXT TIME, 2410, 3200, 3250, 3715,
3900, ALL OF CHAPTER 4 AND ALL OF CHAPTER 5, AND 6250
GENERALLY GO THROUGH A CONSULTATIVE PROCESS. AT YOUR SEPTEMBER
MEETING, I DID RECOMMEND TO YOU THAT->>30 SECOND SAID REMAINING.>>CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES IS AVAILABLE TO
WORK WITH THIS BOARD TO INSURE THE SUCCESS OF THIS
ENDEAVOR THAT THE STATE HAS DETERMINED WE WILL PROCEED ON, AND I
ALSO LIKE TO SAY THAT IN GENERAL THE ACADEMIC SENATE AT LEAST
IN MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES DOES NOT
HAVE A 3 MINUTE TIMEFRAME. IT IS ACTUALLY USUALLY CALLED UPON
WHEN EVER BOARD POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES COME
FORWARD TO ASK ABOUT THE COLLEGIAL PROCESS AND ENGAGE WITH THE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES. SO, WE ARE AVAILABLE. I HAVE PRESENTED
MY CONTACT INFORMATION. WE REPRESENT THE 60 THOUSAND
FACULTY AND ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL MATTERS AND IN THE
ABSENCE OF ANY ORGANIZATION TO REPRESENT THE FACULTY VOICE
CURRENTLY, WE ARE OBLIGATED TO STEP INTO THAT ROLE AND WE ARE HERE.>>THANK YOU.>>THANK YOU. SO, JOHN, YOU NAMED A NUMBER OF
THE CODE SECTIONS THAT YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT IN TERMS
OF THE CONSULTATIVE PROCESS, WOULD YOU-THERE MIGHT BE
OTHERS WHO WERE ABLE TO JOT THOSE DOWN BUT FOR THE PURPOSE OF
THE BOARD, WOULD YOU PLEASE EITHER NOTE THEM SO THAT WE CAN MAKE
CERTAIN THAT WE’VE CAPTURED THEM ALL?>>YOU JUST WANT ME TO RIP THESE PAGES OUT?>>NOT NECESSARILY.>>I’LL GET THEM TO YOU.>>BUT I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHICH ONES THEY ARE
AND FOR THE PURPOSES OF SOME FURTHER DISCUSSION.>>I THINK YOU CAN SUBMIT THAT TO OUR GENERAL
COUNCIL AND THAT WAY THEY WILL BE FALLOWED UP ON.>>THANK YOU.>>I WANT TO RESPOND TO ONE THING THAT JOHN SAID
TOO, AND IT IS MY EXPERIENCE THAT AT A LOCAL COLLEGE THE
ACADEMIC SENATE IS GIVEN A TIME ON THE AGENDA AS A TO REPORT AND
ENGAGE AS A REGULAR PRACTICE AS OPPOSED TO SPEAKING AS A
MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC ON SPECIFIC ITEMS. IS>>THANK YOU. CAN THE STAFF ADDRESS JOHN’S
CONCERNS ABOUT THE COLLABORATION IN WHAT THE INTENT WAS? WAS THIS A
FIRST DRAFT OR WAS THERE A BUILT IN PROCESS YOU WOULD GO
THROUGH WITH REGARD TO COLLABORATION WITH THEM?>>I WOULD JUST LIKE TO PERHAPS CAN LEVEL SET A
BIT, THAT MIGHT BE HELPFUL. WE ARE CURRENTLY IN THE
PROCESS OF FORMING THE DISTRICT FROM SCRATCH AND THINK WE ALL NEED
TO TAKE A STEP BACK AND THINK WHAT THAT MEANS AND PRESERVE THE
INDEPENDENCE OF THE DISTRICT INCLUDING THE FUTURE FACULTY
HIRED TO HAVE THE SELF DETERMINATION AND PARTICIPATION AS THE
COLLEGE PROGRESSES SO THINK IS ABSOLUTELY IMPORTANT THAT JOHN
POINTS OUT AND THAT WE CONTINUE TO STAY ASTUTELY AWARE OF THE NEED
TO CONTINUE TO ENGAGE FACULTY, I ALSO WOULD CAUTION US AGAINST
ENTERING INTO A SET OF PROCESSES THAT ARE BOTH COUNTER
INTUITIVE AND AGAINST THE INTENT OF THE STATUTE IN TERMS OF THE
STATEWIDE INDEPENDENCE OF THE DISTRICT SO THINK THESE
THINGS HAVE TO HAPPEN AND EVOLVE OVER TIME. I THINK ONCE WE
HAVE A CEO IN PLACE BEGINNING NEXT YEAR ONCE WE START HIRING
PERMANENT FACULTY AND LAUNCH THE EARLY PATHWAYS THIS WILL
BE A VERY DIFFERENT DISCUSSION AND THE PARTICIPANTS AROUND
THE TABLE WILL CONTINUE TO CHANGE, SO I THINK WE ARE VERY
EXCITED ABOUT THAT DEVELOPMENT PROCESS, JUST THINK IT IS
IMPORTANT WE ARE PATIENT AND DONT RUSH THINGS THROUGH THAT PROCESS.>>MEMBER PHON? OKAY. WE WILL NOT TAKE ACTION ON
THIS ITEM, SO ANYBODY-NOBODY ELSE HAS OTHER COMMENTS? LET’S
MOVE ON.>>THANK YOU.>>THANK YOU. WE ARE NOW UP TO ITEM 5. THE START
OF BUDGET. MRS. MINEN AND MR. ROBERTS.>>GOOD MORNING, EVERYONE.>>GOOD MORNING.>>GOOD MORNING. THERE WE GO. MY NAME IS JULIAN
ROBERTS THE CFO FOR CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES. JUST I
WANT TO START WITH A BRIEF PERSONAL NOTE. I WAS A TRANSFER
STUDENT AT LOS RIOS OVER 20 YEARS AGO SO APPRECIATE THE
OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK BEFORE THIS BODY TODAY. SO, THE PURPOSE OF MY
PRESENTATION IS TO DESCRIBE AT A HIGH LEVEL THE USE OF THE FIRST
$10 MILLION THAT HAVE BEEN RELEASE TODAY THE ONLINE COLLEGE
BUT BEFORE I DO THAT I THINK IT IS HELPFUL TO DESCRIBE THE
BROADER CONTEXT OF THAT $10 MILLION. ON THIS SLIDE YOU SEE WHAT
WE KNOW THE STATE PROVIDED $100 MILLION IN ONE TIME FUNDING
AND $20 MILLION ONGOING ANNUAL FUNDING, SO THIS FIRST
$10 MILLION IS LESS THEN 10 PERCENT OF WHAT IS AVAILABLE TO US.
GIVEN THAT INTERNALLY WE HAVE DISCUSSED THIS $10 MILLION AS
A MICRO OR START UP BUDGET SO WE INTENTIONALLY KEPT IT LOW,
HAVE HELD BACK AND AWAITING THE CEO AND CTO TO PROVIDE A
MORE BUDGET PROPOSAL THAT MAKE USE OF MORE OF THE RESOURCES
AVAILABLE TO US. THAT SAID, WE HAVE BEEN STRIKING A BALANCE
BETWEEN DEVELOPING THE FRAMEWORK AND DEVELOPING THE
GROUNDWORK AND AT THE SAME TIME PROVIDING THE NECESSARY
FLEXIBILITY AND SPACE FOR THE CEO AND CTO TO DEVELOP A BROADER AND
MORE DETAILED VISION HOW THEY CAN SUPPORT THE OPERATIONS OF
THE ONLINE COLLEGE. SO, WHAT THAT MEANS SPECIFICALLY WHEN
IT COMES TO THE $10 MILLION MICRO BUDGET OR START UP BUDGET
IS THERE IS SOME KEY PIECES THAT ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THAT
BUDGET, SO ONE WOULD BE A FULL ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
DESCRIBING THE KEY VERTICALS WITHIN THE ORGANIZATION AS WELL AS THE
HIERARCHY AND THE SECOND PIECE IS FUNDING AROUND THE
TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY THAT SUPPORTS THE ONLINE COLLEGE. SO, THIS IS A
SHORT PRESENTATION. WE’LL HAVE ONE MORE SLIDE, BUT
THIS WE GO ONE STEP DEEPER INTO THE DETAIL, BUT STILL LOOKING
AT A HIGH LEVEL FOR THIS FIRST $10 MILLION. THIS TABLE IS A
SIMPLE TABLE. THE COLUMN ON THE LEFT IS THE FUNCTIONAL AREA SO
THE CATEGORY OF ACTIVITIES WE ARE ENGAGING IN NOW INTO NEAR
TERM, THE MIDDLE COLUMN HAS TO DO WITH THE BUDGET
ASSOCIATED WITH EACH OF THOSE FUNCTIONAL AREAS AND THE OUTCOMES
DESCRIBES WHAT WE ARE SEEKING TO DO IN EACH OF THE FUNCTIONAL
AREAS AND PROVIDE SOME COLOR AND ADDITIONAL DETAIL FOR THOSE
FUNCTIONAL AREAS. I’LL BRIEFLY GO THROUGH EACH FUNCTIONAL AREA AND
ON THE NEXT SLIDE WE SEE A BREAK OUT OF ONE TIME EXPENSES
VERSUS ONGOING FOR EACH FUNCTIONAL AREA. SO, WITH THE FIRST
AREA, IT IS CALLED STUDENT OUTREACH AND WE ARE BUILDING
AWARENESS DOING OUTREACH, CAMPAIGNS SO WE HAVE STUDENTS ENROLLED
IN THE ONLINE COLLEGE BY FALL 2019 AND BEYOND. THE SECOND AREA
IS PROGRAM DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT, SO THIS IS THE
EDUCATIONAL CONTENT, COMPETENCY MAPS, LESSON PLANS THAT THE STUDENTS
WILL TAKE IN AS PART OF THE ONLINE COLLEGE. THE THIRD AREA IS
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT SO PART THE LEGISLATION INCLUDES A
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FUNCTION WITHIN THE ONLINE COLLEGE
AND HERE THIS IS REALLY LIKE A LAB OR ONLINE LEARNING OR
ONLINE EDUCATION LAB AND WHEN THIS FUNCTION BECOMES MORE MATURE
WE ANTICIPATE THAT NEW PRODUCTS, NEW IDEAS, NEW INNOVATIONS
WILL BE USED FOR THE BETTERMENT OF THE ONLINE COLLEGE AND ALSO
DEFUSED TO THE SYSTEM. THE 4TH AREA IS SENIOR STAFF AND AS
DISCUSSING IN THE PREVIOUS SLIDE, THE SENIOR STAFF WE HAVEN’T
BUILT OUT THE FULL ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE AND WAITING ON THE CEO
AND CTO TO DESCRIBE WHAT THE STRUCTURES LIKE AND THE
VERTICALS AND HIERARCHY LOOKS LIKE AND THE 5TH AREA IS
INFRASTRUCTURE, FINANCE PROCUREMENT, ADMINISTRATIVE POLICY. YOU
HAVE SEEN A LOT OF THESE COME BEFORE YOU SO THE LAW FIRM WE
WERE JUST IN CONVERSATION WITH, THIS IS A AREA WHERE WE SAW
THE FOUNDATION CONTRACT, AT THE LAST MEETING AND SEVERAL OTHER
CONTRACTORS HELPING STANDS UP AND BUILD INFRASTRUCTURE FOR
THE ONLINE COLLEGE. SO, HERE-DID YOU HAVE A COMMENT? IN THE
NEXT SLIDE, AGAIN, THESE ARE THE 5 FUNCTIONAL AREAS OF JUST
DISCUSSING IN THE PREVIOUS SLIDE. WE ARE SPLITTING IT BETWEEN
ONE TIME EXPENSES AND ONGOING EXPENSES SO ONE TIME
EXPENSES WOULD BE ITEMS OR ACTIVITIES THAT WE WOULD NOT SEE GOING
IN THE OUT-YEARS SO IT IS JUST ONE TIME STAND UP. A LOT
OF THAT IS IN THE FORTH COLUMN THERE UNDER INFRASTRUCTURE
SO A MAJORITY OR STAND UP EXPERIENCES. ON GOING EXPENSES IS
SENIOR STAFF LINE WHERE MAJORITY OF THOSE ARE SALARIES. SO,
THAT WAS A LOT IN A BIT AND JUST WANT TO SEE IF YOU HAVE ANY
QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, CONCERNS?>>[INAUDIBLE COMMENTS]>>JUST A QUICK QUESTION, IF WE ADOPT THIS-ARE YOU RECOMMENDING ADOPTION OF THE BUDGET FRAMEWORK?>>YES.>>HOW WILL WE BE KEPT APPRISED OF THE FISCAL
ACTIVITY OF THE DISTRICT?>>GOOD POINT. THE FOUNDATION SET UP A FINANCE
AND ACCOUNTING SYSTEM THAT WE HAVE JUST SET UP THE ACCOUNTS AND
HAVE FINANCIAL REPORTING SO WE CAN REPORT ON ALL THE
ACTIVITIES AND ITEMS.>>WE’LL BE ABLE TO ASSESS STUDENT OUTREACH. HOW
IS THE $2.9 MILLION ALLOCATED AND WHAT IT WAS SPENT ON->>YES.>>THE BOARD WILL BE ASKED TO APPROVE CERTAIN
EXPENDITURES AS WELL, CORRECT?>>YES, THIS WILL ALL MOVE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PRE-ESTABLISHED POLICIES THE BOARD HAS SO THE
TWO SIGNIFICANCE ARE CONTRACTS ABOVE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND BIDDING
ABOVE $50 THOUSAND WITH PERSONNEL SERVICES INCLUDED.>>MEMBER AVALOS.>>THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THE PRESENTATION.
WHAT HAPPENS TO THE OTHER $90 MILLION? IF IT IS ONE TIME WHAT
HAPPENS IS TO IT $90 MILLION? IS IT ALLOCATED FOR THE YEAR AND
PUT IN A FUND OR DOES IT NEED TO BE SPENT?>>THE $100 MILLION IS AVAILABLE FOR A 7 YEAR
PERIOD, AND I THINK WE-I THINK IT IS WISE TO HOLD OFF A LITTLE
ON THAT QUESTION UNTIL THE CEO AND CTO ARRIVE BECAUSE I
THINK THEY WILL HAVE A MORE FULL SOME STRATEGY WITH THESE
VERY LARGE ACQUISITIONS.>>MY QUESTION IS THERE A TIME HORIZON I WAS
UNCLEAR OF WHICH IS A 7 YEAR PERIOD. THANK YOU.>>I THINK THAT SOMEWHAT ANSWERS MY QUESTION BUT
ON ITEM 5 THE INFRASTRUCTURE, HAS THE TEAM GIVEN CONSIDERATION
IN TERMS OF THE PLATFORM TO USE FOR THE ONLINE COLLEGE AND
WILL CANVAS BE PART OF THAT BECAUSE THE INTENT IS SEGUE STUDENT
INTO TRADITIONAL COLLEGE AND MANY IF NOT ALL OPERATE
CANVAS.>>WE WILL HOLD OFF ON THE DECISION ABOUT THE
SELECTION WITH THE TECHNOLOGY SURROUNDING THE EFFECTIVE
DELIVERY UNTIL WE HAVE A CTO IN PLACE. NOW WE ARE EXPLORING
PRIMARILY THROUGH SOME OF THE LEADING PROVIDERS USING AN ARRAY OF
THESE DIFFERENT LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS INTEGRATED
WITH OTHER SYSTEMS PLATFORMS TO PROVIDE BETTER CUSTOMER
SERVICE, TO TRACK THE OFFICIAL RECORD OF INFORMATION SYSTEM AND AS
WELL AS THE E R P AS WELL, SO WE ARE KIND OF DOING OUR
HOMEWORK BUT IT WILL BE THE CTO THAT REALLY NEEDS TO WEIGH IN MORE
HEAVILY ON THE DUE DILIGENCE OF THE TRADE OFF ASSOCIATE WOULD
THE SELECTION OF ONE SET OF SYSTEM AND INTEGRATIONS.>>MEMBER ANDERSON.>>QUICK QUESTION. DUE TO THE FACT WE ARE IN A
TRANSITION BETWEEN ADMINISTRATION, IS THERE DISCUSSION
CHANCELLOR WITH THE INCOMING TRANSITION TEAM ABOUT THIS
PARTICULAR ISSUE?>>[INAUDIBLE COMMENTS] WITH THE GOVERNOR ELECT
PREVIOUS TO HIM BECOMING THE GOVERNOR ELECT AS WELL AS HIS
CHIEF ADVISOR DURING THE CAMPAIGN ON HIGHER EDUCATION, SO AT
LEAST AT THIS POINT THERE IS NO INDICATION THE GOVERNOR ELECT
HAS ANY INTENT TO DO ANYTHING OTHER THEN WATT WE ARE DOING AND
IT HAS BEEN FULLY SUPPORTIVE TO DATE.>>MY ONLY CONCERN IS THAT I AM SUPPORTIVE OF
WHERE THE $10 MILLION IS, BUT THINK GOING FORWARD WE NEED TO
MAKE SURE WHERE THE NEW ADMINISTRATION IS AND HOW THEY LOOK AT
THIS FROM A POLICY STANDPOINT.>>FROM A POLICY STANDPOINT, STATUTE HAS CREATED
A NEW COLLEGE, SO REALLY UNLESS THE GOVERNOR ELECT
PLANS TO SOMEHOW TAKE AWAY THE AUTHORITY OF THE NEW BOARD OF
TRUSTEES IN STATUTE THEN THAT’S–I DONT SEE THAT HOW THE NEW ADMINISTRATION WOULD DO THAT, BUT ASSUMING THAT
THE NEW ADMINISTRATION DOES, I HAVE NOT RECEIVED ANY
INDICATION THAT THAT IS THE INTENT. MATTER OF FACT, THE
INDICATION I RECEIVED ARE THAT THEY ARE INTERESTED TO SEE HOW THIS
COULD BE LEVERAGED ACROSS THE OTHER SYSTEMS.>>MR. RAWLINGS.>>A LITTLE OPERATIONAL QUESTION. TAKING A LOOK
AT THIS BUDGET, WHAT CAUGHT MY ATTENTION GOES THROUGH
DECEMBER 2019, DOES THIS BUDGET INCLUDE THE CALPERS PAYMENTS,
THOSE THINGS? THE REASON I SAY THAT IS BECAUSE I TEND TO BE
FISCALLY CONSERVATIVE WITH FUNDING THOSE THINGS AND LIKE
TO NOT START OFF IN DEBT.>>UNDERSTOOD. SO, IT DOES NOT INCLUDE THE COST
OF ASSOCIATED BENEFITS. WE ARE STILL IN CONVERSATION AS TO
GETTING A LOT OF THAT WORK SET UP. THIS IS TO INDICATE THE $10
MILLION IS ALLOCATED IN A PARTICULAR WAY. AS WE BETTER TO
UNDERSTAND THE COST STRUCTURE AND IMPLICATION AS WE ARE FURTHER
ALONG TESTING THE OPERATIONAL AND BUSINESS MODEL WE HAVE A
MUCH BETTER SENSE TO HOW TO BUILD OUT A ROBUST BUDGET SO I
CONSIDER THIS A MICRO BUDGET THAT FOLDS NEATLY INTO LEARNINGS THAT IS
THE 2018, 19 BUDGET AND THIS IS MORE CRITICAL EXPENDITURES
NOT NECESSARILY TO LAUNCH IN 2019. THANKS.>>MEMBER SHAW.>>YES, I WAS JUST CURIOUS AS TO HOW MANY
EMPLOYEES YOU INTEND TO HAVE FOR $1.2 MILLION? HOW MANY BODIES?>>IN THAT LINE WE HAVE 4 EMPLOYEES.>>SO, FOR 15 [INAUDIBLE COMMENTS] YOU HAVE 4
EMPLOYEES?>>THIS IS PRE-CEO AND CTO BUDGET, SO ONCE THE
CEO AND CTO COME ON BOARD WE ANTICIPATE THAT THE STAFFING
LINE WILL SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE, BUT WE ARE AGAIN TRYING
TO STRIKE THAT BALANCE BETWEEN LAYING THE GROUNDWORK AND
FRAMEWORK AND ALSO PROVIDING SUFFICIENT SPACE AND FLEXIBILITY FOR
THEM TO ARTICULATE AND INITIATE THEIR VISION.>>I ALSO JUST WANT TO SUPPORT THE TENOR OF
BOARD MEMBER ANDERSON’S COMMENTS. I THINK YOU SAID AT THE
LAST MEETING HE-I THINK HE JUST WANTS TO BE PROACTIVE FOR
THIS EFFORT AND ALSO ALL OUR EFFORTS WITH THIS NEW
ADMINISTRATION BECAUSE YOU ONLY HAVE WINDOW OF 3 TO 6 MONTHS TO MAKE YOUR
CASE. IS THAT–IS THAT SORT OF ECHO WHAT YOU SAY?>>I KNOW THE GOVERNOR ELECT HAS BEEN TALKING TO
THE CHANCELLOR AND THAT IS IMPORTANT, BUT AGAIN WITH
THE DOWN TURN IN THE ECONOMY ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN. THERE IS
EXPERTS HERE THAT UNDERSTAND WHEN YOU GO THROUGH A CLAW BACK
AND MY CONCERN WOULD BE THAT A YEAR OR TWO YEARS INTO THIS
THERE IS A CORRECTION IN THE ECONOMY AND ALL OF A SUDDEN
THE MONIES THERE ARE CLAWED BACK, SO I WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT WE
DONT HAVE OBLIGATIONS THAT WE HAVE TO LIVE UP TO AND THERE
IS A CORRECTION IN THE ECONOMY.>>MEMBER COSTA.>>ON THAT NOTE, THESE ARE PROP 98 DOLLARS SO IT
IS SOMEWHAT DIFFERENT AND THAT THEY ARE IN THE MINIMUM
GUARANTEE. I THINK IF THERE WERE CHANGE IN COURSE IT IS LIKELY IT
COMES OUT WITH THE GOVERNOR’S JANUARY BUDGET AND TRUST THE
CHANCELLOR HAS CONVERSATIONS LEADING UP TO. TO BOARD MEMBER
BAUM’S COMMENT, I THINK IT WILL BE IMPORTANT GOING FORWARD AS
THIS IS A NEW ENDEAVOR THAT YOU ARE UPDATING US ON THE SPEND
AMOUNT SO YOU BUDGETED $10 MILLION, PROBABLY WITHIN THE NEXT 3
TO 6 MONTHS WE NEED TO KNOW WHAT YOU INCUMBERED AND
LIQUIDATED TO MAKE SURE IT IS MOVES AT A QUICK ENOUGH PACE AND THAT
IS JUST BECAUSE IT IS NEW AND WE HAVE A SYSTEM KIND OF
THE NORMAL BOARD BUT THAT IS MORE MATURE SO IN THE
BEGINNING I ASK THROUGH THE PRESIDENT WE GET UPDATES WHERE WE
ARE AGAINST BUDGET AT WHATEVER INTERVAL SEEMS REASONABLE.>>HAPPY TO ACCOMMODATE THAT AND THERE WILL BE
GREATER EXPENDITURES ESPECIALLY COMING OUT OF SPRING TO
SUMMER AND WE’LL TRY TO STAY AHEAD OF THAT INFORMING THE
BOARD OF THE UPCOMING LIKELY EXPENDITURES.>>I UNDERSTAND WE ARE TRYING TO-WE HAVE AN
OBJECTIVE ENROLLING THE FIRST STUDENT FALL 19, CORRECT?
AND IT IS DECEMBER 31, 2019, YES.>>BECAUSE THEN I WAS WONDERING WHEN WE START TO
SEE REVENUES FROM APPORTIONMENT BASED ON ENROLLMENT?>>THAT IS A GOOD QUESTION. WE HAVEN’T FIGURED
THAT OUT BECAUSE WE ARE THINKING ABOUT THE PILOT COHORTS
AS FOLLOWING SMALL AND WANT TO DERISK THAT OPPORTUNITY FOR
THE INDIVIDUAL SO THERE IS LIKELY NOT A FEE ASSOCIATED WITH IT,
SO I WILL-WE CAN TAKE THAT BACK AND FIGURE WHEN APPORTIONMENT
IS TRIGGERED.>>BECAUSE WE WILL GET REVENUE FROM THE STATE
BASED ON THE UNITS WE ARE DELIVERING, CORRECT AT SOME POINT?>>CORRECT.>>RIGHT, SO THERE WILL BE ONGOING REVENUE STEAM
BEYOND THE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE DISTRICT.>>THE REVENUE THE WAY IT IS BROKEN UP, HUNDRED
MILLION DOLLAR IS ONE TIME FOR START UP COST. THERE IS A $20
MILLION ANNUAL ALLOCATION TO THE COLLEGE WHICH IS THE BASE
FUNDING AND THEN BEYOND THAT WHATEVER FTS OR ENROLLMENT THE
COLLEGE GENERATES THE COLLEGE WILL BE PAID FOR THAT ENROLLMENT.
THE CHALLENGE WE HAVE INITIALLY IS WE HAVE NOT DETERMINED AN
ENROLLMENT MODEL AND TUITION MODEL, SO THAT MAY NOT BE
SETTLED UNTIL SOME TIME IN THE NEW YEAR, SO IT WILL BE DIFFICULT TO
DETERMINE HOW FTS WOULD BE PAID UNTIL THAT IS SETTLED.>>ANY OTHER COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD? IS THERE A
PUBLIC COMMENT?>>SO,ERLINDA WA, YOUR ITEM NUMBER IS 4.1, BUT
WE ARE NOT QUITE SURE–>>[INAUDIBLE COMMENTS]>>OKAY. THANK YOU. SO, JOHN STANCUS. [LAUGHTER]>>STILL GOOD MORNING BOARD OF TRUSTEES. I AM
JOHN STANCUS WITH ACADEMIC SENATE FOR CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY
COLLEGES. ONE THING I HOPE THAT YOU CONSIDER IS WHEN YOU ARE
LOOKING AT THE SLIDE ABOUT THE USE OF FUNDS FOR THE $10 MILLION
ABOUT STUDENT OUTREACH AND PROGRAM DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT,
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, SENIOR STAFF AND INFRASTRUCTURE.
YOU ASKED WHERE THE COLLABORATION IS WITH THE OTHER ENTITIES
THAT REPRESENT STUDENTS AND CLASSIFIED STAFF, AND FACULTY THAT
CAN HELP WITH THIS ENDEAVOR. I AM MOST CONCERNED WITH PROGRAM
DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT, BECAUSE THAT IS CLEARLY SOMETHING
THAT FACULTY DO. WHEN YOU TALK ABOUT LESSON PLANS AND
COMPETENCY MAPS THAT IS A FACULTY JOB, AND WE ARE HAPPY TO HELP WITH
THAT. BUT I WOULD IMAGINE WHEN YOU TALK ABOUT LEADERSHIP
ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY AND OPERATIONS, THAT CLASSIFIED STAFF
AND THE STUDENT SENATE WOULD HAVE USEFUL INPUT FOR YOU AS WELL
ABOUT WHAT MAKES SENSE FOR THIS ENDEAVOR INTO A STATEWIDE
DISTRICT, SO I HOPE THAT YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT THAT AND ASKING
QUESTIONS ABOUT THAT AS WE MOVE FORWARD. THANK YOU.>>THANK YOU.>>MOVE APPROVAL OF THE BUDGET.>>WE NEED A MOTION.>>SECOND.>>WE HAVE [INAUDIBLE COMMENTS] COSTA. ANY OTHER
DISCUSSION? ALL IN FAVOR SAY AYE? SORRY, THAT’S RIGHT. I’LL
GET IT EVENTUALLY. [ROLL CALL]>>OKAY. THE AYES HAVE IT. MOVING ON TO ITEM 6.>>WE ARE MOVING THROUGH PRETTY QUICKLY. I WANT
TO TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ACTUALLY INTRODUCE KEY MEMBER OF
THE ADVANCED TEAM, LISA BAIRD. LISA IS SERVING ON THE PROJECT
AS A CONSULTANT LEADING SOME OF THE DESIGN MANAGEMENT
WORK BETWEEN WITH TWO WORK STREAMS AROUND USING RESEARCH WITH
WORKING LEANERS AS WELL AS WORK WITH HELPING THE CORE
TEAM OF FOLKS DEVELOPING OUR INNOVATION MANAGEMENT PROCESS AS
A PRECURSOR TO SETTING UP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT UNITS FOR
THE COLLEGE SO I’LL TURN THINGS OVER TO HER. MAINLY WE WANT TO
PROVIDE A EXCITING OVERVIEW OF THE COMPREHENSIVE RESEARCH
AND ANALYSIS THAT EMERGED THAT IS REALLY GOING TO SHAPE
ULTIMATELY THE DESIGN THE COLLEGE AND THE DESIGN OF THE
OFFERING AND SUPPORT FOR THE COLLEGE, SO I’LL TURN IT OVER TO LISA.>>THANK YOU. AND THANK YOU PRESIDENT EPISTEIN
AND MEMBERS. THRILLED INTRODUCE THE RESEARCH TO YOU TODAY. IT
HAS BEEN A FASCINATING EXPERIENCE FOR ALL OF US ON THE
DESIGN TEAM AND I CAN’T WAIT TO BRING YOU ALONG WITH THIS JOURNEY.
SO, OUR RESEARCH THUS FAR WITH THE WORKING ADULT
POPULATION, THE LEARNERS WE ARE TRYING TO SERVE HAS BEEN 13
IN-HOME INTERVIEWS ACROSS THE STATE IN THE BAY, SACRAMENTO, FRESNO
AND LA AREA. WE HAVE CONDUCTED A QUANTITATIVE SURVEY WITH 413
RESPONDENTS THAT FIT OUR PROFILE. TWO FOCUS GROUPS IN
SACRAMENTO AND LA AND 7 COMMUNITY-LED FEEDBACK SUGGESTIONS AND
WANT TO DESCRIBE WHAT A FEEDBACK SESSION IS. IN PART IN RESPONSE
TO PRESIDENT EPISTEIN’S SUGGESTION AND OTHER SUGGESTIONS AT
THE KICK OFF MEETING FOR THE RESEARCH WORK, WE ENDEAVORED TO
RELY EXPAND OUR VIEW IN THIS RESEARCH AND SEEK TO PUT IN
FRONT OF OUR DESIRED COMMUNITY THOSE RESEARCHERS THEY ARE
MOST LIKELY TO RESPOND AUTHENTICALLY SO WE MET SEVERAL WORKING
ADULT EARN LEARNS WHO INTRODUCED US TO FRIENDS AND FAMILIES
AND THEY AGREED TO CONDUCT SOME OF THE RESEARCH
INTERVIEWS THEMSELVES AND WE EQUIPPED AND TRAINED THEM WITH THE
NECESSARY MATERIALS AND TOOLS TO CONDUCT THE MATERIALS WITHOUT ANY
OF US FROM THE DESIGN TEAM PRESENT AND 7 OF THOSE SESSIONS HAVE
BEEN CONDUCTED AND WE HAVE BEEN THRILLED TO GATHER
THE FEEDBACK TO ADD TO THE REST OF THE FEEDBACK WE GATHERED
THROUGH OTHER METHODS. I WANT TO TAKE THROUGH DEMOGRAPHICS WHO
WE HAVE BEEN SPEAKING TO. THIS IS A TRUE GEOGRAPHICAL ARRAY
SHOWING WHERE ALL OUR RESPONDENTS HAVE COME FROM ACROSS THE
STATE. THE IS FASCINATING TO HEAR THE STORIES UP, DOWN AND
SIDEWAYS. THESE RESPONDENTS REFLECT THE DIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA.
OVER HALF OF OUR RESPONDENTS ARE HISPANIC OR LATINO. A LITTLE
MORE THEN A QUARTER ARE WHITE AND THE REMAINDER FROM ALL
MOST 10 PERCENT BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN AND OTHER ETHNICITY.
CLOSE TO HALF RESPONDENTS ARE WORKING FULL-TIME OR MORE THEN
FULL-TIME AND MANY OF THEM ARE SEEKING MORE WORK THEN THEY
ACTUALLY HAVE. THEIR FAMILY SITUATIONS VARY. THIS WAS A
INTERESTING QUESTION WHEN WE WERE DESIGNING THE QUESTION ITSELF AND
TRYING TO THINK HARD WHAT THE RESPONSE MIGHT BE. YOU SEE IT
LISTED ACROSS THE BOTTOM. HALF RESPONDENTS HAVE CHILDREN AND NEED
TO FIT THEIR EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE AROUND THAT FAMILY
OBLIGATION. THIS IS PROBABLY NOT TALKING TO ANYONE BUT IT IS STILL
BEARS A MOMENT OF REALLY NOTING. 84 PERCENT OF THESE
RESPONDENTS ARE MAKING LESS THEN $50 THOUSAND A YEAR AND A THIRD ARE
MAKING LESS THEN $10 THOUSAND. THIS IS A REALTY THAT FOLKS ARE
REALLY DEALING WITH AND THIS IS THE REALTY THE DESIGN OF THE
ENTERPRISE HAS TO ACKNOWLEDGE. THESE ARE SOME OF THE FOLKS WE
MET. IT HAS BEEN SO FASCINATING REALLY AND ENJOYABLE TO GET
TO KNOW THESE PEOPLE AS INDIVIDUALS BESIDES OUR QUANTITATIVE
SURVEY, THESE ARE SOME PEOPLE WE HAVE GOTTEN TO KNOW AS PEOPLE
AND THEY INVITED US INSIDE THEIR HOME AND INTRODUCED US
TO PEOPLE THEY CARE ABOUT AND REALLY WELCOMED US AND SHARED
THEIR STORIES. LET’S JUMP INTO SOME OF THEM. THIS IS GOLDEN HE
IS FROM AROUND HERE. I WAS AT THIS INTERVIEW AND HE
REALLY GAVE A INSIGHT ABOUT THE DEMANDS OF WORKING WHILE UNDER
TAKING A EDUCATION. THE REALTY OF LOW WAGE WORK ARE
INCOMPATIBLE WITH SCHOOL SCHEDULE SO GOLDEN SAYS I WAS WORKING ADD
A VEGETABLE FRUIT WAREHOUSE FROM 2 P.M. TO 3 OR 5 IN THE
MORNING AND HAD SUCH LONG HOURS. IT WAS PART-TIME AT FIRST AND
THEN I DID MY STUDIES BUT HAVE TO HOT ON THE LIGHT-RAIL WHICH
IS A QUIZ TYPE THING FOR THE INSTITUTION HE WAS AT THE TIME. I
HAVE I BARELY GOT ANY SLEEP AND BACK AT WORK BY 2 P.M. THE
NEXT DAY SO STARTED GETTING ROUGH. GOLDEN WAS UNDER TAKING A
BACHELORS AT [INAUDIBLE COMMENTS] UNIVERSITY AND HE HAD BEEN ON UNEMPLOYMENT FOR SOME MONTHS AND BECAUSE HE HAD
UNEMPLOYMENT INCOME HE WAS ABLE TO GO TO SCHOOL AT FULL SAIL
ALL ONLINE AND NOT WORRY TOO MUCH ABOUT MAKING RENT AND AS SOON
AS THE UNEMPLOYMENT ENDED HE REALIZED HE TO MAKE RENT
AND HAD NO WAY TO DO IT SO TOOK 2 SHIFTS ALL MOST 16 HOURS
DOUBLE SHIFT AT THIS WAREHOUSE AND HE VERY QUICKLY RAN OUT OF
TIME FOR SCHOOL. I INK THE THIS IS-THIS STORY WAS POWERFUL US IN
TERMS OF UNDERSTANDING THE WAY INDIVIDUALS PLAN AND THAT
THEY THE STABILITY AROUND LIFE NOT JUST EDUCATION BUT
AROUND LIFE IS LIKE SHIFTING SANDS. I WANT TO INTRODUCE TO
ANDREW FROM THE LA AREA. HE REALLY DROVE HOME THE POINT THAT
EDUCATION FOR HIM AND MANY OF THESE WORKING ADULT LEARNERS IT
REALLY MUST BE WORKFORCE RELEVANT. IT JUST NOT NON-NEGOTIABLE.
EVERYTHING ELSE IS REALLY REGARDED AS NOT JUST FLUFF, FLUFF
WOULD BE BENIGN AND NEUTRAL BUT FOR THE INDIVIDUALS IS IT
TIME LOSS AND OPPORTUNITY COST. TIME DEVOTED TO EDUCATION MUST
BE PRACTICAL AND RELEVANT TO FUTURE JOB. NOT TAKING CLASSES
THAT ARE NOT RELEVANT WHAT I LOOK TO DO WITH MY LIFE SO
ANYTHING I MISS IN CLASS WILL WEAKEN AT PROBLEM SOLVING IN THE
FUTURE, WHEREAS TAKING CLASSES ON 17TH CENTURY POETRY FOR A
LIBERAL ARTS DEGREE THAT I WILL NOT USE. IT MUST NOT MATTER.
HE MUST HAVE TAKEN A PARTICULAR COURSE ON THAT BECAUSE HE
MENTIONED IT SEVERAL TIMES. THIS IS VERONICA, INTERESTING
YOUNG WOMAN. SHE SPOKE ABOUT FEELING AS THOUGH SHE WAS
EXPIRING IN-KIND OF WAY. IT WAS VERY TOUCHING AND AT THE SAME TIME
SADDENING TO HEAR HER TALK ABOUT THIS BUT SHE SPOKE AS.
EMPLOYERS START TO DISCRIMINATE WHEN YOU GET OLDER. I KNOW THEY ARE
NOT SUPPOSED TO AND SUPPOSED TO LOOK AT EVERYBODY EQUALLY,
BUT THEY THINK ABOUT IT FOR INSURING THE PERSON AND LIFE
INSURANCE AND LIABILITY. IF I GET OLDER I MIGHT FALL OR SILLY
THINGS LIKE THAT AND SHE WAS SPEAKING TO THE CONCERN THAT AS
SHE GOT OLDER SHE WAS LESS AND LESS ATTRACTIVE AS A POTENTIAL
EMPLOYEE AND FELT AS THOUGH WITH EVERY PASSING DAY SHE WAS
SIMPLY GETTING LESS VALUABLE FOR THE WORKFORCE. SO, WITH THOSE
STORIES IN MIND, I WANT TO JUMP INTO SOME OF THE
QUANTITATIVE DATA. THE OVERALL THEME OF THE THREE CHUNKS OF
QUANTITATIVE DATA I’M ABOUT TO SHOW YOU POINT TO THIS NOTION ON THE
SCREEN, WORKING ADULTS SEE EDUCATION AS A PATH TO A STABLE JOB
WITH GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES. I WANT TO SHOW YOU 3 PIECES OF
THE SURVEY THAT SUPPORT THIS. THE FIRST IS THAT THESE WORKING
ADULT LEARNERS RECOGNIZE THEIR CURRENT JOB IS TEMPORARY AND
UNSTABLE. IT IS THE SHIFTING SANDS I MENTIONED. IT DOESN’T FEEL
SOLID, AND IT ISN’T SOLID. THEY ARE CRAVING A LONGER TERM
STABILITY. SO, THE SURVEY SHOWED US THAT A FULL 59 PERCENT OF
THESE WORKING ADULT RESPONDENTS RECOGNIZE THEY DON’T HAVE LONG
TERM JOB SECURITY AND THEY ARE LOOKING FOR WAYS TO FIX
THIS. SO, THE RED IS I NEED TO FIND A JOB. THE MEDIUM RED IS
CONSTANTLY WORRIED I MIGHT LOSE MY JOB AND THE PINK IS I’M
OKAY FOR NOW BUT WON’T SUPPORT FOR THE LONG RUN. ALL THESE
POINT TO HAD INSTABILITY AND THEY ARE SEEKING THAT STABILITY
POTENTIALLY THROUGH AN EDUCATION. HERE IS A STORY TO SUPPORT
THIS DATA POINT. THIS IS RHODA IN LA. SHE SAID, BEING A
NURSE IS A CAREER. BEING A FACILITY MANAGER WHICH IS HER
CURRENT JOB, IS NOT A CAREER, IT IS JUST A JOB. NO ONE CAN TAKE
AWAY ME BEING A NURSE. A CAREER IS LIKE EDUCATION, NO ONE CAN
TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME. SHE IS AGAIN LOOKING FOR THE
BEDROCK AND THINKS IT IS WAITING FOR IN EDUCATION. MOVING TO THE
SECOND DATA POINT. THE WORKING WITH ADULT LEARNERS SEE VALUE
IN A EDUCATION AND SEE THAT CAN BE A PATH HELPING
WITH A STABLE JOB WHICH IN SOME WAYS IS SURPRISING WITH THE
RELATIVE LACK OF SUCCESS THEY HAVE SEEN IN POST SECONDARY.
DESPITE NOT COMPLETING POST SECONDARY 85 PERCENT SEE IT AS
HAVING VALUE WHETHER THEY SAID IT WAS EXTREMELY HELPFUL OR
NECESSARY IN LIFE AND THEN INTERESTINGLY ALL MOST 40 PERCENT
SAID IT IS SOMEWHAT HELPFUL EVEN IF THEY HADN’T COMPLETED
SO THAT SHOWS PROMISE AND VALIDATION IN OUR ENDEAVOR TOWARDS
THIS ENTERPRISE. HERE IS A STORY FROM DANIELLE IN THE
LA AREA, ACTUALLY FRESNO. DANIELLE SAID, SHE SAID AT THE
STATE IT IS LIKE COLLEGE DID MATTER. WHAT WOULD HAVE
HAPPENED IF I WANTED TO DO. I WOULD HAVE CHANGED THE WORLD AND DONE
GREAT THINGS, BUT IT NEVER HAPPENED. SHE HAS HOPE. FINALLY THE
DATA POINT HERE IS AGAIN, DESPITE KNOWING HOW USEFUL
COLLEGE CAN BE, IT COULD BE HARD TO SUCCEED BECAUSE WE ALL HEARD
THIS BEFORE, LIFE GETS IN THE WAY. I THINK IT IS IMPORTANT TO
STRESS HOW DIFFERENT THE LIVES ARE OF THESE WORKING ADULT
LEARNERS WE HAVE BEEN SPEAKING TO AND HOW THE NOTION OF LIFE
GETTING IN THE WAY IS DIFFERENT FOR THIS PERSON THEN IT MAY
BE FOR YOU OR ME OR OTHERS WE KNOW. HERE’S THE DATA. REASONS
FOR DROPPING OUT. JOBS AND FAMILY DICTATE THE LEARNERS
SCHEDULES. AND WHEN YOU DON’T OWN YOUR OWN CALENDAR FROM HOUR
TO HOUR, IT IS REALLY TOUGH TO OWN YOUR EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE.
TRADITIONAL HIGHER ED DOES NOT FIT WITHIN THOSE CONSTRAINTS.
IT SIMPLY CAN NOT FLEX, IT IS TOO CALCIFIED AND THEY HAVE
OTHER ITEMS ON THE DAY TO DAY, HOUR TO HOUR CALENDAR THAT ARE
NON-NEGOTIABLE. I LOOK AT THIS DATA AND THIS CHART IN PARTICULAR
AND THINK BACK TO GOLDEN FROM HERE IN THE SACRAMENTO AREA
WHEN HE HAD TO TAKE THE DOUBLE SHIFT AT THE WAREHOUSE. WHAT
WOULD HE HAVE SAID? HE PROBABLY WOULD HAVE CITED FINANCIAL BUT
THERE IS A STORY GETTING OFF UNEMPLOYMENT AND NEEDING A
DOUBLE SHIFT TO MAKE RENT SO YOU HAVE TO LOOK AT THE STATISTICS
AND UNDERSTAND THE STORIES THEY ARE GENERATED FROM AND THAT
FINANCIAL CAN MEAN SO MUCH MORE, IT ISN’T SIMPLY THE TUITION WAS UNAFFORDABLE. IN MANY CASES THE TUITION WAS
ALREADY EFFECTIVELY FREE FOR PEOPLE THAT CITE FINANCIAL
FOR THE REASON FOR LEAVING. HERE IS A STORY THAT BACKS UP THIS
DATA FROM BRIANA. BRIANA IS A FRIEND OF RHODA. WORK GOT SO
HARD AND CHANGING JOBS AND I’M GETTING OLDER AND IT GOT
HARDER AND HARDER AND HAD LESS TIME BECAUSE HE WAS DOING
ACTIVITIES AND GOT OLDER AND WANTED TO DO THIS AND I WAS LIKE,
WHAT DO YOU DO, YOU KNOW? WHERE DO YOU FIND THE TIME? YOU
KNOW. I WANT TO SHIFT GEARS FROM THOSE THREE DATA POINTS AND
TAKE YOU TO OUR LAST BIG CHUNK OF THE QUANTITATIVE SURVEY WE
ADMINISTERED. HAVING LEARNED THIS FROM THE IN-HOME INTERVIEWS
AND THE SURVEY WE WANT TODAY TEST SEVERAL VALUE PROPOSITIONS
AND TO FIND WHAT MIGHT SPEAK TO THE WORKING ADULT LEARNER AND
BRING THEM INTO THIS NEW CALIFORNIA ONLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
ENTERPRISE. I WILL SHOW 10 DIFFERENT VALUE PROPOSITIONS WE
TESTED AND THEN SHOW THE RESULTS OF A MAX-DIF STATISTICAL SURVEY
QUESTION TO SHOW WHAT RANKED HIGHEST. IN NO PARTICULAR
ORDER. WE THOUGHT ONE VALUE PROPOSITION BAY ME GET THE SKILLS
EMPLOYERS ARE HIRING FOR IN TODAY’S JOB MARKET. WHAT IF IT IS
AROUND SKILLS FOR A STABLE CAREER? LEARN THE SKILLS TO START A
STABLE CAREER. MAYBE IT SURROUND ALTERNATIVE PATHWAYS.
GET A CREDENTIAL THAT COUNTS. 4 YEARS OF COLLEGE ISN’T
THE ONLY WAY TO A WELL-PAYING JOB. PERHAPS IT IS AROUND
DIFFERED TUITION OR AFFORDABLE. ONLY PAY FOR YOUR EDUCATION WHEN
YOU LAND A HIGH PAYING JOB. VALUE PROPOSITION AROUND
EARNING MORE MONEY. GET THE CREDENTIALS YOU NEED TO EARN MORE MONEY.
DISCOVERING NEW PATHS. A CAREER THAT SUITS YOU MIGHT BE
SOMETHING YOU NEVER HEARD OF. LEARN THE OPTIONS AND GAIN THE
SKILLS YOU NEED. UPGRADE SKILLS AND INCREASE YOUR EARNING
POTENTIAL IN A MATTER OF WEEKS. TRYING TO REACH OUR WORKING
ADULT SLIGHTLY HIGHER AGE SKEW. MAYBE SOMETHING AROUND OLDER
LEARNERS. COURSES DESIGNED FOR PEOPLE WITH MORE LIFE
EXPERIENCE THEN THE AVERAGE COLLEGE STUDENT. MAYBE IT IS SOMETHING
AROUND JOB PLACE: OUR PROGRAM DOESN’T STOP AT THE
CREDENTIAL. YOU’LL GET SUPPORT UNTIL YOU LAND A HIGHER PAYING JOB.
MAYBE IT SURROUND SOMETHING WITH ACCESS TO EMPLOYERS AND
GAINING WORK EXPERIENCE. JOIN OO PROGRAM THAT PUTS YOU IN
FRONT OF POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS WITH REAL WORK EXPERIENCE.
SO, THESE ARE-THIS IS THE MAX-DIF SURVEY OUTPUT SO THIS
SIMPLY SHOWS INTEGRATED AND COMBINED RANKING WHERE THE
HIGHEST RANKED VALUE PROPOSITION WAS THE LAST ONE I SHOWED YOU SO
I’LL GO BACK TO IT REALLY QUICK. THIS BY A LONG SHOT AND THE
THREE BEHIND IT ALL HAD TO DO WITH EMPLOYMENT. EMPLOYMENT
OUTCOMES. IT HAD TO DO WITH GETTING IN FRONT OF EMPLOYERS AND
GAINING WORK EXPERIENCE. THIS REMIND OF RHODA COMMENT ABOUT
BECOMING A NURSE AND HAVES THAT EXPERIENCE AND CAREER THAT
CAN BE SOMETHING THAT CAN BE TAKEN AWAY AND THIS SPEAKS
TO THAT STORY AND POINTS TO THE WORKFORCE ELEMENT ASPECT THAT
IS SO CRUCIAL TO THE PEOPLE WE ARE TRYING TO SERVE. SO, WHAT
WE REALIZED IN THIS MOMENT WHEN THE SURVEY RESULTS CAME BACK
THAT THE TOP 4 HERE ALL HAVE SOMETHING DIRECTLY TO DO WITH
EMPLOYMENT, EMPLOYERS MAKING MORE MONEY WITH NEW FOUND
SKILLS OR JOB PLACEMENT. THAT MADE US REALIZE IN ORDER TO
SERVE OUR WORKING ADULT LEARNING WE NEED TO UNDERSTAND THE NEEDS
OF THE HIRING MANAGER BECAUSE THE HIRING MANAGER IS THE
ONE-PERSON THAT STANDS BETWEEN THIS WORKING ADULT LEARNER AND
THE GOALS THEY SO VERY BADLY WANT TO ACHIEVE. IN A TWIST OF
RESEARCH EVENTS, WE REALIZED THAT IN ORDER TO REALLY SERVE OUR
WORKING ADULT LEARNER WE HAVE TO LEARN HOW TO SERVE THE HIRING
MANAGER,S WHICH IS A INTERESTING OUTCOME OF A INITIAL
ROUND OF RESEARCH. BUT IT IS THE VALUE PROPOSITION THEY VALUE THE
MOST. RIGHT NOW, WE HAVE A WORKING HYPOTHESIS THAT IS
POINTING AS RESEARCHERS TOWARDS UNDERSTANDING THE NEEDS OF
HIRING MANAGER. A RANK AND FILE HIRING MANAGER. WE ARE CURRENTLY
UNDER-TAKING A ROUND OF RESEARCH TO DIVE INTO THIS NOTION IN
ORDER TO BE RADICALLY STUDENT CENTERED WE NEED TO RADICALLY
HIRING MANAGER CENTERED, SO THAT MEANS WE CONDUCT THE SAME TYPE
OF RESEARCH METHODOLOGY WITH ANOTHER GROUP OF PEOPLE. THIS
TIME YOUR AVERAGE MANAGER AT A COMPANY SMALL, MEDIUM,
LARGE, SOMEWHERE BETWEEN. FIND WHAT IT IS THAT KEEPING THEM FROM
GIVING THE OPPORTUNITIES WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE OFFERED TO
THESE WORKING ADULT LEARNERS. IT IS GOING TB MORE IN-HOME AND
ON-SITE AND A QUANTITATIVE SURVEY AND WE PUT OUT THE SURVEY
AND GOT INITIAL ROUND OF RESPONSES BACK AND WE ARE LOOKING
FORWARD TO COLLATING THAT IN A SIMILAR FASHION IN TODAY’S
PRESENTATION AND BRING THAT ROUND OF RESEARCH TO YOU NEXT
TIME. WITH THAT, I WILL PAUSE AND->>I WILL ADD ONE THING. JUST TO BRIGHTEN THE
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THIS BODY OF RESEARCH, RESEARCH AROUND
HIRING MANAGERS AND HOW THAT FEEDS INTO DESIGN. WHAT HAS STARTED
TO EMERGE FROM THIS IN TERMS OF KEY VALUE PROPOSITIONS AND
THE PRIORITIES THAT ADULT LEARNERS IDENTIFIED TO US
THEY NEED THIS COLLEGE TO DO FOR THEM, THAT IS UPON WHICH THE
STUDENT EXPERIENCE THAT STUDENT JOURNEY CAN BE DESIGNED
AND WE CAN THINK OF THE RIGHT TECHNOLOGIES TO SOURCE TO
THAT TO DELIVER THAT EXPERIENCE. I MENTION THAT BECAUSE HAVING
BEEN AROUND THESE ISSUES FOR SOME TIME NOW, NOT JUST IN THE
ONLINE CONTEXT BUT HIGHER EDUCATION WORKFORCE ISSUES WE HAD A
THEORY IF WE CREATED THE CONTENT AND THE CONTENT WAS ALIGNED
WITH WHAT ONE SUBSECTION OF EMPLOYEES SAID IT WAS RIGHT THAT
THAT WAS EFFICIENT AND WHAT ARE LEARNING IS THERE IS A
INSUFFICIENT. WE TO BE THINKING MORE EXPANSIVELY ABOUT HOW TO
FACILITATE THE GOAL THE ADULT LEARNER IDENTIFIED AND CLUSTERED
AROUND AND WHAT SUPPORTS ARE NECESSARY TO DELIVER THAT. I
THINK IT IS A GREAT BUILD ON A LOT OF THE GREAT REFORM WORK
THAT HAPPENED AROUND ADVANCING WORK BASE LEARNING AND AROUND
THINKING ABOUT BOTH CURRICULAR DESIGN COO DESIGNED WITH
INDUSTRY BUT IN ORDER TO BE AHEAD OF WHAT IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN IN THE
LABOR MARKET AND A BUILD A COLLEGE MORE RESPONSIVE WE HAVE TO
DESIGN WITH A UNDERSTANDING OF WHERE ALL THE PAIN POINTS ARE
FOR THE FOLKS IN THE MARKET PLACE, THE ADULT LEARNER SEEKING
CAREER ADVANCEMENT AND THE INDIVIDUAL WHO MAY NOT HAVE
THE RIGHT ASSESSMENT OF SECURING THE LABOR MARKET
OPPORTUNITY. THE HYPOTHESIS IS NECESSITATED OUT OF EARLY RESEARCH
AND SO I WANT TO ILLUSTRATE HOW WE’LL UTILIZE IT IN THE
COLLEGE OF DESIGN. YOU FOLKS HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?>>MEMBER SHAW?>>I THINK IT IS INTERESTING THE LAST THING
ABOUT TRYING TO CHANGE THE MINDS OR THE OUTLOOK OF THE HIRING
MANAGERS. ABOUT A YEAR OR TWO AGO WE HAD A TRAINING SESSION ON
UNCONSCIOUS BIAS AND YOU CAN DO YOUR SURVEY, BUT THINK THAT
IS SORT OF THE BOTTOM LINE, BECAUSE PEOPLE WHO DO THE HIRING
DON’T FEEL A REAL CONNECTION WITH THE PEOPLE WHO ARE
POTENTIAL EMPLOYEES AND THINK THAT IS A PROBLEM, SO I’M CURIOUS TO
SEE WHAT YOU GET WITH THAT STUDY. BUT THIS IS JUST A-AN ISSUE
WITH ME. GOING BACK TO THE BEGINNING IN TERMS OF THE
PEOPLE YOU INTERVIEWED AND YOU TALK ABOUT THE MULTI-I WANT
TO KNOW WHO THE MULTI-ETHNIC PEOPLE ARE, BECAUSE IN THE
AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY YOU WILL NOT FIND SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN
HERE CENTURIES HUNDRED PERCENT AFRICAN AMERICAN AND
LATINO COMMUNITIES ARE MIXED WITH EUROPEAN AND AFRICAN.>>IT WAS A SURVEY RESPONSE SO THEY
SELF-SELECTED THE OPTION. WE DON’T HAVE THE ABILITY TO GO BACK AND ASK
THEM WHY THEY SELECTED THAT OPTION.>>OKAY. MOST PEOPLE OF COLOR OF MULTI-ETHNIC.>>UNDERSTOOD.>>THANK YOU.>>I THINK THE PRESENTATION HAS AWAKENED MY MIND
PARTICULARLY ON THE LAST POINT ABOUT BEING HIRING MANAGERS
CENTERED SO I DO APPLAUD YOUR TEAM FOR TAKING ON THIS INITIATIVE
AND AS YOU POINTED OUT, THE MOVE TOWARD THE WORK YOU EMBARK
ON WILL MOVE US TOWARD THE POINT IN WHICH I MAKE REFERENCE TO
EARLIER, IS HOW WILL THIS COLLEGE BE DIFFERENT AND HOW WE
ARE SERVING A DIFFERENT POPULATION SO IF WE CAN FOCUS ON THAT
AND TRANSLATE THE DATA THAT YOU GATHERED THROUGH YOUR RESEARCH
INTO IMPLEMENTATION FOR THE STUDENT POPULATION WE ARE
TARGETED FOR THE COLLEGE WE ARE TRYING TO DESIGN I THINK THAT
IS A WIN, WIN SO KUDOS TO YOU.>>THANK YOU.>>MEMBER ANDERSON.>>QUICK QUESTION THE KEY POINT. I FOUND THE
INFORMATION VERY ENLIGHTENING. THE EXCHANGE BETWEEN THE STUDENT
AND EMPLOYERS. WITH REGARD TO THE ON PP LINE COMPONENT I KNOW
IT IS EARLY AND WE ARE STILL COMING UP WITH DIFFERENT THEORIES,
WHAT IS YOUR IDEA HOW WE DO THAT? ON CAMPUS IT IS A DIFFERENT
EXPERIENCE BULLET ONLINE LEARNING HOW DO YOU PROPOSE WE GET
THE STUDENT IN FRONT OF POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS IN THE COMMUNITY?>>THERE ARE MANY WHITE BOARD SESSIONS WE HAD
THINKING THROUGH SOME OF THE QUESTIONS. I’LL DO ONE FOR
ILLUSTRATION NOT BECAUSE WE ARE EXECUTING BUT ONE IDEA OUT THERE.
WE WERE HAVING A CONVERSATION WITH A LARGE TECHNOLOGY
PROVIDER WHO ACTUALLY HAS FIRM BASE THAT CAN IN THE IT SPACE
ALLOW FOR REMOTE WORK BASED LEARNING OPPORTUNITY. WE CAN
INTEGRATE A COMPONENT THAT UNLOCK FOR THE INDIVIDUAL STUDENT
A ABILITY FOR THEM TO SHOW TO DEMONSTRATE THE SKILLS THEY
LEARNED THROUGH THE SKILLS ACQUISITION PROCESS IN THE COMPETENCY
BASED PROCESS TO A POTENTIAL EMPLOYER SO THAT IS A
ILLUSTRATION OF REMOTE EXAMPLE. THERE IS ALSO A TON OF FINANCIAL PLACE
BASED EXAMPLES IF WE CAN DO THE MORE COMPREHENSIVE
DEEPER DIVE WITH WHERE HIRER MANAGERS ARE LOCATED. IN THE SHORT
RUN IT IS EASY TO IDENTIFY THE HUB ENTITIES THAT SERVE A MARKET
THAT WE CAN CONNECT TO AND THAT GETS TO THE LARGER FIRMS
THAT NEED TO-THAT WE WANT OUR GRADUATES TO BE HIRED BY BUT WHEN
YOU GET TO THE-LISA TALKS ABOUT THIS BETTER BUT THE SMALL
AND MEDIUM SIZE COMPANIES IS THE SOLUTION WE ARE TRYING TO
FIGURE HOW TO DESIGN FOR AND IF THAT IS A PLACED BASE
INTERNSHIP OR WORK BASED LEARNING EXPERIENCE BUT THE INFORMATION
FLOW GOES TO THE PERSPECTIVE EMPLOYER SO A INDIVIDUAL CAN
DEMONSTRATE WHAT THEY KNOW AND WHAT THEY CAN DO.>>MR. AVALOS.>>THANK YOU FOR YOUR PRESENTATION. I LIKE THE
PHOTOS OF PEOPLE AND STORIES. WHEN I GO THROUGH YOUR
PROPOSITION VALUE PROPOSITION CREATING 1-10, PROBABLY 9 AND THE 10
DEAL WITH EMPLOYERS AND JOBS AND NEW JOBS AND SO I WORRY
ABOUT US LEADING WITH THAT TOO MUCH, BECAUSE AT THE END
OF THE DAY WHAT IS REALLY IMPORTANT BASED ON THE VALUE
PROPOSITION IS WE ARE CREATING A OPPORTUNITY FOR THESE FOLKS TO GET
NEW JOBS, NEW OPPORTUNITIES, NEW EMPLOYMENT AND HIGHER PAY. AT
THE SAME TIME WE WANT TO MAKE SURE WE CAN DELIVER ON
THAT. TO ME IF WE ARE REALLY LEADING IN THAT DIRECTION AND THAT IS
OUR VALUE PROPOSITION WE HAVE TO THINK ABOUT CAREER
DEVELOPMENT. WE GOT TO THINK RESUME AND WE HAVE TO THINK ABOUT
INTERVIEWING AND WHERE ARE THOSE EMPLOYERS BECAUSE IN A SENSE WE
HAVE TO THINK ABOUT A CAREER OFFICE OR SOMETHING ASSOCIATED
WITH THAT. THE OTHER THING IS WHEN I LOOK AT THE SITE MAP OF
THE INTERVIEWS THAT TOOK PLACE YOU IS A SPRINKLING OF FOLKS
OUTSIDE THE GENERAL AREA SO RURAL COMMUNITIES UP TO THE
OREGON BOARDER SOUTH TO THE MEXICAN BOARDER WITH DOTS
BETWEEN,ING THAT IS WHY I WONDER WHAT IS THE JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR THEM
AND IF WE ARE LEADING WITH 9 OF THE 10 VALUE PROPOSITIONS AND
IT IS BETTER PAY, BETTER JOBS, WHAT IS IN IT FOR THE
RURAL-HOW CAN WE GET THOSE OPPORTUNITY FOR THE RURAL FOLKS IN THE
SPRINKLING OF THE SITE MAP?>>AGAIN, THE HYPOTHESIS IS PART OF WHAT WE NEED
TO BE ABLE TO DO MOST EFFECTIVELY AND THIS IS WHERE A BULK OF
THE WORK AROUND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT AND PROCESS DESIGN
IS FOR THE R & D ARE WHAT ARE THE DATA FEEDS THAT GIVE US ACUTE
UNDERSTANDING WHERE OPENING AND OPPORTUNITIES ARE AND THEN HOW
WE MAP UP SKIPPING CREDENTIAL PATHWAYS IN THE CONTEXT OF
GEOGRAPHIC OPPORTUNITY AND NOT CONFINED BY GEOGRAPHIC
OPPORTUNITY SO THE OPPORTUNITIES THAT ARE NON-PLACE BASED AND OFFER
BETTER WAGES AND BETTER OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONTINUED UP
SKILLING.>>TO ME, UNIQUENESS ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY IS
THE CAREER PIECE BECAUSE EVERYTHING THROUGH THE
PROPOSITION-9 OF THE 10 HAS TO DO WHEN GETTING A JOB AFTER GOING THROUGH
THIS PROCESS.>>THAT’S RIGHT.>>WE HAVE TO BE ABLE TO HELP FACILITATE SO NOT
LOSE SITE OF THAT. TAKE THE CREDENTIAL, TAKE THESE CLASS
UPGRADES AND AT THE END OF THE DAY WE MAGICALLY APPEAR WITH A
JOB. WE HAVE TO MAKE SURE WE FACILITATE. THAT IS A GREAT COMMENT
AND ABSOLUTELY THINKING ABOUT THAT.>>SO,B THANK YOU FOR THIS PRESENTATION. YOU
REALLY DID POINT TO A AREA THAT IS OF REAL IMPORTANCE AND THAT
IS-ESPECIALLY IN THE RURAL AREAS AND THAT IS THAT, SMALL AND
MID-LEVEL EMPLOYER. WE WERE UP IN REDDING AND LOOKED AT A
CAREER EDUCATION PROGRAM AND ITS SUCCESS IS THE RESULT
OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE COLLEGE AND THOSE
MID-LEVEL EMPLOYERS THAT ARE THERE AND MAKING CERTAIN THAT-SO, THERE
IS THIS SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP AND THAT IS THAT THOSE
EMPLOYERS ARE NOT ONLY GETTING WELL TRAINED EMPLOYEES, BUT
THEY ARE ALSO GETTING THE STATE OF THE ART EQUIPMENT THAT THEY
ARE BEING TRAINED ON SO THAT IS REALLY CRITICAL. THE OTHER
THING I JUST WOULD LIKE TO NOTE IS, THIS IS A REALLY-WE ARE
MOVING IN A VERY INTERESTING RELATIONSHIP AND THAT IS, THE
RELATIONSHIP OF-HOW DO I PUT IT? WE ARE NOT JUST GOING TO
EDUCATE YOU AND TRAIN YOU, WE ARE GOING TO BE PARTNERS WITH YOU
ALL THE WAY THROUGH THIS CYCLE AND THIS IS A VERY BIG ORDER
UNTIL YOU GET THAT JOB. SO, WE HAVE NOT DONE THAT WORK BEFORE.
TO BE REALLY HONEST. IN A TRADITIONAL WAY. AND THE FOR
PROFITS HAVE SAID IT, BUT HAVEN’T DONE IT EITHER, AND SO
I SUSPECT THAT THAT’S THE PIECE WE WILL HAVE TO WORK ON
THE MOST, BECAUSE THE FOLKS THAT THE FOLKS YOU INTERVIEWED
WERE VERY VERY CLEAR ABOUT ONE, GETTING THE RELEVANT
TRAINING IN THE RELEVANT FIELDS WITH NO FUSSY FUSSY STUFF,
BECAUSE AT THE END OF THE DAY, THEY NOT ONLY WANT THE JOB, THEY
NEED A JOB THAT HAS SOME LONGEVITY TO IT AND SO I WOULD BE
INTERESTED AS YOU MOVE FORWARD, THIS HIRING MANAGER PIECE, THERE
IS INDEED I WOULD AGREE WITH MEMBER SHAW, THE IMPLICIT BIAS
THAT FOLKS JUST DONT RECOGNIZE THEY HAVE IT, SO I WOULD BE
VERY INTERESTING IN YOUR EXPLORATION OF WHAT ELEMENTS
AND THEN HOW DO YOU ENVISION WORKING WITH THAT GROUP OF
FOLKS. I’M ENTHRALLED WITH THAT.>>THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THAT PRESENTATION. I AM
NOT AT ALL SURPRISED THAT THE TOP 4 HAVE SOMETHING TO DO
WITH EMPLOYERS OR HIGHER MANAGERS AND HAPPY YOU MENTIONED
HIRING MANAGERS. I WORKED VERY CLOSELY WITH SEVERAL NON-PROFITS IN
THE VETERAN EMPLOYMENT FIELD AND CAN TELL YOU THAT OUR
GREATEST SUCCESS AND GETTING THOUSANDS OF VETERANS PLACED WITH
AVERAGE SALARIES OVER $55 THOUSAND A YEAR CAME WHEN WE INTERACTED
WITH THE HIGHER MANAGERS. ONE THING THAT I WOULD LOVE TO
LEARN MORE ABOUT IS YOUR PLAN ON MAYBE IDENTIFYING OUR NOT
IDENTIFYING BUT TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE WORK OPPORTUNITY TAX
CREDIT WHICH IS A FEDERAL PROGRAM THAT WILL ALLOW SMALL TO
MID-SIZED COMPANIES TO CLAIM TAX INCENTIVES FOR HIRING
INDIVIDUALS FROM THIS VERY DIVERSE ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS. IN OUR
CASE, THAT WAS SOMETHING THAT ALLOWED US TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF
OR LEVERAGE THE RESOURCES THAT WE HAD IN THE COMMUNITY, AND JUST
IN LA COUNTY ALONE IT BROUGHT IN MILLIONS OF DOLLARS OF TAX
INCENTIVES FOR THE SMALL COMPANIES HIRING OUR VETERANS AND
THESE WERE CAREERS. IT HELPED NOT JUST GET THE WORD OUT BUT
EDUCATE THE EMPLOYERS ON THE ADVANTAGE AND ALSO THE QUALITY
OF JOBS AND THE QUALITY OF EMPLOYEES THEY WERE GETTING.>>ABSOLUTELY. SO GLAD YOU MENTIONED THE WATSE
PROGRAM BECAUSE IT HAS COME UP AROUND THE HIRING MANAGER
AND THIS IS A GREAT EXAMPLE TO ILLUSTRATE THE NECESSITY. FOR
INSTANCE, GOING TO SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED BUSINESS AND
ASKING WHY THEY ARE NOT TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE PROGRAM, FINDING
WHAT THOSE POINTS OF FRICTION ARE AND WHAT WAY CAN THE
COLLEGE BAKE INTO THE OVER 37 ALL ENTERPRISE OFFERING TO EASE SOME
THE POINTS OF FRICTION. WE ARE COMING AT THIS FROM A VERY
BALANCED LABOR MARKET POINT OF VIEW AND AS WITH ANY MARKET, THE
LABOR MARKET HAS BOTH A SUPPLY SIDE AND DEMAND SIDE SO WE
NEED TO UNDERSTAND WHAT THE POINTS OF FRICTION ARE ON
THE SIDE OF THE HIRING MANAGER SO THAT THESE TWO SIDES OF THE
MARKET CAN START DOING BUSINESS WITH ONE ANOTHER. FOLKS WITH GET
JOBS AND HIRING MANAGERS CAN GET EMPLOYEES, SO THE WATSE
PROGRAM IS A EXCELLENT PLACE TO START.>>OKAY. CHANCELLOR.>>YES. THANK YOU FOR THE PRESENTATION. I JUST
WANT TO TAKE A OPPORTUNITY WITH THIS PRESENTATION TO REALLY
TAKE A STEP BACK. WE HAD A FEW BOARD MEETINGS AND THERE IS A
LOT OF DIFFERENT DISCUSSION ABOUT WHAT WE ARE DOING,
WHY WE ARE DOING IT, A LOT OF THINGS THAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE
FROM OUR OWN EXPERIENCE, AND WE LIKE TO SEE THINGS WE HAVE
SEEN BEFORE. WE LIKE TO SEE IT IN WAYS WE HAVE SEEN IT BEFORE,
BECAUSE WE ALL COME WITH EXPERIENCE. BUT, THE VERY BRIEF
DISCUSSION YOU JUST HEARD AND IT IS VERY BRIEF BECAUSE YOU CAN
LITERALLY SPEND THE WHOLE DAY HEARING ABOUT THE DIFFERENT
DISCUSSIONS THAT HAVE BEEN HAD THUS FAR IN THE MEETINGS IN THE
SESSIONS WE ARE TRYING TO ALLOW TO FLOURISH, BECAUSE WHAT WE ARE
TRYING TO DO IS TO CREATE SOMETHING UNIQUE. COMPLETELY
UNIQUE. IF WE CAN’T DO THAT, THEN THERE IS NO POINT FOR US
DOING ANYTHING. OKAY? IF WE CAN’T CREATE SOMETHING UNIQUE, THEN
ONE OF THE OTHER 14 COLLEGES HAS OR WILL CREATE IT ON THEIR
OWN THROUGH THEIR OWN PROCESSES. ABOUT THE LEVERAGE THAT WE
HAVE IS UNLIKE THE 114 COLLEGES, THIS NEW ENTERPRISE
ONLY HAS ONE CORE COMPETENCY WE ARE TRYING TO DEVELOP. ALLOWING
INDIVIDUALS TO GAIN SKILLS AND LINKING THEM TO JOBS. 114
COLLEGES HAVE ARE A JOB OF GENERATING CREDENTIALS. GENERATING TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES. THIS NEW COLLEGE’S JOB IS TO
CREATE ECONOMIC VALUE FOR THE PARTICIPANTS, PLAIN AND SIMPLE.
ECONOMIC VALUE. SO, I ENCOURAGE US AS WE BUILD THIS AND IT WILL
BE BUMPY AT TIMES BECAUSE THERE ARE CERTAIN STRUCTURES WE
HAVE TO BUILD AROUND, BUT THE FACULTY OF THIS COLLEGE, THE
PRESIDENT OF THIS COLLEGE, THE ADMINISTRATION, THE CLASSIFIED
STAFF OF THIS COLLEGE WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD IT
THEMSELVES. AS A BOARD OF TRUSTEES YOU HAVE ONE CONSTITUENT AND
ONE CONSTITUENT ONLY, THE HARD WORKING PEOPLE OF THE
STATE OF CALIFORNIA WHO NEED US TO STEP IN AND HELP THEM
GET A JOB. NOT HELP THEM GRADUATE AND TRANSFER, NOT HELP
THEM GAIN A ASSOCIATE DEGREE, HELP THEM GET OR KEEP A JOB.
SO, THOSE ARE THE CONVERSATIONS WE NEED TO BE FOCUSED ON AND
THAT’S THE QUESTIONS MANY OF YOU HAVE ASKED TO CHALLENGE
WHAT WE ARE DOING, WHAT WE ARE THINKING AROUND THIS QUESTION
IS THE CRITICAL ISSUE. AS WELL AS THIS WHOLE NOTION OF
PUTTING THE HIRING MANAGER AT THE CENTER OF A CONVERSATION.
THAT IS SOMETHING THAT DOES NOT HAPPEN IN THE OTHER 114
COLLEGES. FOR MANY REASONS. PRIMARILY BECAUSE THE WAY WE ARE
ORGANIZED OUR PHILOSOPHY, WE HAVE A CHANCE TO PUT THAT AT THE
CENTER AND TO TRUSTEE AVALOS POINT, TO REALLY COMMIT TO THIS
VALUE PROPOSITION. IF WE SAY THE VALUE PROPOSITION OF
THE ONLINE COLLEGE IS THE ACTUAL ACT OF EMPLOYMENT, THAT IS
A FAR DIFFERENT VALUE PROPOSITION THEN WHEN WE CREATE
THE 114 COLLEGES. WE ESSENTIALLY PREPARE STUDENTS AND
THEN ALLOW THEM TO GO ON THEIR JOURNEY. THIS WILL BE VERY
DIFFERENT AND WE HAVE TO SUSPEND OUR OWN BIASES OR OWN THOUGHTS,
OR OWN BELIEF AS TO HOW THIS SHOULD LOOK AND ALLOW AS MUCH
ROOM FOR THE CREATIVITY THAT WILL COME UP WITH SOME OF THESE
IDEAS BECAUSE IT IS OUR ONLY CHANCE. ONCE WE SET THINGS IN
MOTION, ONCE WE SET CURRICULUM IN PLACE, ONCE WE DECIDE LMS AND
A WAY OF DELIVERING IT, WE BEGIN TO CONSTRAIN AND CONTAIN
AND CONSTRAIN. SO, I REALLY APPRECIATE THE THOUGHTS
YOU ALL HAD ON THIS PARTICULAR TOPIC BECAUSE THIS IS THE
CORE OF THE ISSUE. ALL THE REST THE STUFF WILL FALL INTO
PLACE. BOARD POLICIES WILL FALL INTO PLACE AND IF WE DON’T
GET IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME WOO ELL GET IT RIGHT THE SECOND OR
THIRD OR 4TH TIME. THE RELATIONSHIPS WE BUILD FOR OUR FACULTY
AND STAFF, THOSE ARE THE THINGS THAT WE CAN BEGIN TO WORK
ON BY BUILDING THIS CULTURE OF THE KIND OF ISSUES WE WILL BE
DEALING WITH. WE ARE ALREADY ATTRACTING FACULTY AND
INDIVIDUALS WHO WANT TO WORK FOR THIS INSTITUTION. THAT WILL CONTINUE TO
GROW, BUT THIS ISSUE OF WHAT WE ARE GOING TO BE FOR THE
PEOPLE OF CALIFORNIA, THAT IS SOMETHING THAT BEGINNING
HERE, BEGINS IN THESE MEETINGS AND THEN INFORM HOW WE HIRE, HOW
WE STAFF, HOW WE PROCURE WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE BOARD OF
TRUSTEES, WHAT SHOULD BE THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF YOUR BUSINESS,
THOSE ARE THE ISSUES THAT WILL BEGIN TO TAKE SHAPE, SO I
APOLOGIZE FOR BEING LATE. THIS IS WHAT I’M GLAD EXCITES THE BOARD
BECAUSE THIS IS WHAT EXCITES ME AND I COME TO THIS SUSPENDING MY
OWN BELIEF ON HOW THIS SHOULD LOOK. I HAVE A IDEA BASED ON
WHAT I HAVE SEEN ELSEWHERE, BUT THIS WILL BECOME WHAT IT BECOMES,
NOT WHAT WE THINK IT SHOULD BECOME.>>ARE MR. COSTA.>>JUST BRINGING THIS BACK TO OUR BOARD POLICY
AND MISSION STATEMENT. THAT IS WHAT OUR MISSION STATEMENT
SHOULD EMBODY AND SO I’M LOOKING AT OUR GENERAL COUNCIL. I
THINK INSTEAD THE MISSION STATEMENT IS VERY RISK ADVERSE. WE
DONT WANT TO DUPLICATE. IF THE ONLINE COLLEGE IS DOING WHAT
WE ENVISION IT, THERE IS NO CHANCE OF DUPLICATION OF WHAT IS
HAPPENING AT THE OTHER COLLEGES, SO I WOULD JUST ASK THROUGH
THE PRESIDENT THAT SOME OF WHAT THE CHANCELLOR HAS JUST
ENUMERATED IN A MUCH MORE ELOQUENT WAY THEN I WAS ABLE TO IS
INCORPORATE IT IN THE MISSION STATEMENT AS PART OF THE BOARD POLICY.>>ANY OTHER BOARD-ANY PUBLIC COMMENT ON THIS
ITEM?>>YES. JOHN STANCUS. NO?>>THANK YOU. I WANT TO THANK YOU FOR CREATING
THE COMMUNITY LEAD SESSIONS. I THINK THAT IS IMPORTANT AND
GOOD WAY TO BROADEN THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WE ARE TALKING TO
AND EXCELLENT PRESENTATION AND LOOK FORWARD SEEING YOUR
CONTINUING WORK. AND NOW IT IS TIME FOR A BREAK. LET’S TRY TO
COME BACK AT 11:05.