General Meeting Information

Date: March 12, 2018
Time: 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: ADM 109

  • Agenda

    Time Topic Purpose Discussion Leader
    2:30 - 2:35 p.m. Welcome I Chow
    2:35 - 2:40 p.m. Approval of Agenda & Notes from March 5, 2018 A Chow
    2:40 - 2:45 p.m. Needs and Confirmations I/D/A Nguyen
    2:45 - 2:50 p.m. Course Into Disciplines and Faculty Service Area (FSA) Review -Intercultural/International Studies (IIS) and Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) I/D/A
    • Setziol
    • De Toro
    • others
    2:50 - 3:00 p.m. Proposal for Academic Senate Equity 4 Excellence Mini-Grants Application (2nd discussion) I/D/A
    • Chow
    • De Toro
    • Nguyen
    3:00 - 3:15 p.m. Support For Noncredit Courses I/D Bryant
    3:15 - 3:35 p.m. AP 5011 Admissions and Concurrent Enrollment of High School and Other Young Students (2nd reading) I/D/A Chow
    3:35 - 3:55 p.m. AP 5011 Admissions and Concurrent Enrollment of High School and Other Young Students (2nd reading) I/D/A Chow
    3:55 - 4:25 p.m. Committee Updates  I/D/A
    • Chow
    • Nguyen
    4:25 - 4:30 p.m. Good of the Order and Appreciations I All

    A = Action
    D = Discussion
    I = Information

  • Minutes

    Meeting Minutes

    Approval of Agenda & Notes from March 5, 2018 meeting
    • No objections to approving the agenda with the addition of a new number VI
    • No objections, approved mins with edit from B. Stockwell

    Needs & Confirmations
    • Academic Senate Scholarship Readers are needed.
    • Academic Senate Professional Relations Committee members needed (Bob Stockwell gave information about the committee)
    • Please tell your constituents about these needs and email names of faculty interested in serving to Jim Nguyen:

    Courses Into Disciplines and Faculty Service Area (FSA) Review—Intercultural/International Studies (IIS) and Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH)
    • Physical Education FSA review no changes, per Arden. According to M. Donahue there was no distribution
    • Women’s studies FSA review - Marc has emailed changes to Paul, everyone in Women’s Studies had opportunity to give input
    • Social Sciences and Humanities FSA review three departments/programs have not yet completed their review; will be completed by next week. Mylinh has the requested changes for those who did complete by today.

    Proposal for Academic Senate Equity 4 Excellence MiniGrants Application (2 nd discussion)
    • Mary Donahue voiced concern about faculty not getting their $50 reimbursed if they spend it before confirming that funds are still available.
    • Kim Palmore noted, per FA consultation, that faculty are allowed to meet with students off campus. If this minigrant funded by the Academic Senate is limited only to oncampus coffee/lunch, it is our choice to fund it with that limitation, but she wanted to make it clear that this is not a general requirement of facultystudent engagement. She also voiced concern about the requirement of a minimum of two students because of confidentiality issues. Karen Chow and Jim Nguyen noted that if there is a confidentiality concern, faculty who wish to apply for the minigrant should contact them directly to discuss.
    • Discussion ensued regarding using funds for on and off campus eateries/cafes and whether they should be limited to campus only, or more widely to greater Cupertino.
    • Mary Sullivan motioned to approve the Academic Senate Equality 4 Excellence Minigrant proposal as presented with no changes, and also $1000 contribution from the Academic Senate funds. Cheryl seconds, no objections, two abstentions (Kim Palmore and Paul Klingman); Motion passed.

     ADMJ Course Prerequisite Approval (1 st Reading)
    • Erik presented a Powerpoint on the context of the ADMJ course that initiator Jim Suits has requested a Prerequisite change for. The request is to change the prerequisite for ADMJ 56 to EWRT 211 or its equivalent. See the final Powerpoint slide for what was asked of Academic Senate to consider.

    Support For Noncredit Courses
    • Randy Bryant (Auto Tech faculty & CTE Institutional Advancement CoChair) presented a Resolution directing Academic Senate to form an ad hoc committee on Noncredit courses

    Some rationales Randy presented:

    • Enhanced non credit could serve some populations we are both serving and not currently serving.
    • First reading: the resolved would create an ad hoc committee for developing noncredit courses at the college
    • Maria Delas: this is long overdue many students just want to work and get some skills.
    • Randy Bryant: this could be a pathway to building credit enrollment as students start in noncredit and get introduced to general education and traditional pathways

    AP 5011 Admissions and Concurrent Enrollment of High School and Other Young Students (2 nd reading)
    • several concerns about this AP 5011 were brought forth in writing by Maria Delas and Karen read responses to those concerns written by Mayra Cruz
    • some questions arose around parental and faculty rights as they relate to underage students at the college
    • John Walton: so many questions have been raised, how can we train faculty in this area
    • Karen Chow: In the same way that the state seems to be moving in the direction of noncredit courses, it seems to also be moving towards concurrent (dual) enrollment as well. This AP 5011 is based upon wording in cited Ed Code sections.
    • Rob Clem motioned to approve this AP 5011, Marc Coronado seconded. No objections, one abstention (Palmore), Motion passed

    AP 5012 College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) (2 nd Reading)
    • Discussion of this AP 5012 was scant, but a few Senators expressed difficulty with understanding all the implications of establishing CCAP (College and Career Access Pathway) agreements on issues such as course offerings and teaching assignments
    • Chow will bring back this AP and wording for MOUs that we want as a senate to see what/how the partnerships could be set up. We would like to see who the designee from the campus is first.

    Committee Updates

    The Instructional Planning and Budget Team (IPBT)’s Division and Department presentations/dialogue session on Friday 3/9 was discussed by Jim Nguyen and others. All Senators who attended and/or presented agreed it was a collegial dialogic process that even offered some helpful suggestions to departments about enrollment and growth strategies. Mary Donahue asked when the questions presented to Divisions/Departments and the responses submitted by Divisions/Departments to IPBT would be posted to the IPBT website. Jim said he will check with Olga Evertshould be soon.

    Cheryl Balm publicly thanked and acknowledged Karen Chow’s work on the AB 705 workgroup and helping Math and English and ESL faculty/departments understand the implementation guidelines that are coming. Chow expressed appreciation for acknowledgement.

    Instructional Planning and Budget Team

    Good of the Order and Appreciations

    Meeting was adjourned at 4:31 PM

    Officers and Senators

    Executive Committee Members Present

    Name Position Present
    Karen Chow President Y
    Jim Nguyen Vice President 
    Alicia Del Toro Executive Secretary/Treasurer Y
    Yael Karmi PT  
    Mary Donahue PT Y
    Paul Klingman App Tech Y
    John Walton App Tech
    Bob Kalpin BHES
    Peter Miskin BHES  
    Mia Breen Bus/CIS  
    Mary Pape Bus/CIS  
    Milena Grozeva Levy CA Y
    Vacancy CA  
    Nellie Vargas CD&E  
    Natasha Joplin Counseling  Y
    Rob Clem Counseling  Y
    Anita Vazdifar DSPS Y
    Maria Delas DSPS Y
    Catie Cadge Moore IIS Y
    Marc Coronado ICS/IIS Y
    Cheryl Balm PSME Y
    Chris DiLeonardo PSME  
    Iva Tracey LA Y
    Kim Palmore LA
    Becky Roberts & Veronica Avila (Alternating) LA(Sp18)  
    Laura Chin SSH Y
    My Linh Pham SSH Y
    Arden Kragalott PE  
    Scott Hertler PE  
    Tom Dolen LR Y
    Mary Sullivan SD Y
    Eric Woodbury Curriculum Committee Y

    Guests Present

    Name Position Present
    Brian Murphy DA Pres  
    Stacey Cook VPSS  
    Christina Espinosa-Pieb VPI  
    Susan Cheu VPFCO  
    Lorrie Ranck AVPI  
    TBA OSOD  
    Marisa Spatafore Mktng  
    Vacancy DASB  
    Bob Stockwell FA  
    Lorna Maynard CS  
    Elias Kamal Student Trustee  
    Mallory Newell IR  
    Moaty Fayek Dean BS/CIS  
    Renee Augenstein Articulation  
    Mary Bennett Tenure Review  
    Sheila White-Daniels Dean Counseling  
    Nancy Canter Dean CA  
    Alicia Cortez Interim Dean, Equity and Engagement  
    Coleen Lee Wheat Dean PE  
    Isaac Escoto FH Academic Senate  
    Mayra Cruz District Academic Senate President  
    Pam Grey AVPCO  
    Stacey Shears DSP&S  
    Anita Kandula Dean BHES  
    Michele LeBleu-Burns Dean, Stud Dev/EOPS  
    Rob Mieso Associate VP of Student Services  
    Lisa Mandy Dir Finan Aid  
    Tamica Ward Enrollment Services Dean  
    Edmundo Norte Dean IIS  
    Thomas Ray Dean LA  
    Jerry Rosenberg Dean PSME  
    Judy Miner Chancellor  
    Dawn Lee Tu Office of Professional Development  
    Carolyn Wilkins-Green Dean SSH  
    Kelly Swanson Book Store  
    Mary Pape SLO  
    David Ulate FHDA Research & Planning  

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