HAWAI`I COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACADEMIC SENATE

 MINUTES OF MEETING

April 30, 2004

Upper Campus, EKH 129

 

Present: Francis-Dean Uchima (Chair), Annie Brown, John Cole, Bob Duley, Kaipo Frias, Donnalyn Kalei, Pualani Kanahele, Kekuhi Kanahele-Frias, Pam Hudson, Bernhard Laurich, Michael Larish, Jim Lightner, Annie Maeda, Charleen Marlow, John Marlow, Donna Moore, Julia Moore, Ellen Okuma, Jennie Padilla, Joel Peralto, Daniel Petersen, Noelie Rodriquez, Jill Savage, Jane Sherwood, James Schumaker, Mai Wong and Lou Zitnik.

 

1.  A quorum was established and the Chair called the meeting to order at 3:10 p.m.

 

2.  Approval of the March 19, 2004 minutes passed unanimously.

 

3.  Chair’s Report

·        The chair gave a CAO and OCET hiring committee progress report.  Final interviewing will be conducted in the first two weeks of May.

 

4.  Vice-Chairs Report

·        The Vice-Chair announced that she would be conducting the election of the new Academic Senate Chair at today’s (April 30, 2004) meeting.

 

5.  Standing Committee Reports

 

  1. Curriculum Review Committee-No report given at this time
  2. Education Policy Report—Senator Larish presented:  Hawai`i Community College Guidelines for Course/Program Proposals Draft Recommendations from the Ed. Policy Committee.
  3. Faculty Policy Committee-No report given at this time.

 

6. Unfinished Business

 

      a. Administrative Reorganization

 

·        The secretary presented a slide that summarized feedback from Interim Chancellor Daniel at the April 23, 2004 Academic Senate meeting.

·        Discussions ensue for several minutes including possible adaptations to model 4.

·        A motion to adopt model 4 with changes (Marketing and External Affairs would be under the directorship of the VCASA and only one Assistant Dean position rather than two) did not pass. (Hudson, J. Marlow) yes 9, No 13.

·        A motion to adopt model 1 with changes (Marketing and External Affairs would be added and placed under the directorship of the VCASA) was made.

·        Discussions followed.  A motion to call for previous question passed unanimously (Zitnik, Savage).

·        The motion to adopt model 1 with stated changes passed. m/s/p (Savage, Peralto) yes 12, No 11.

 

7.  New Business

 

a.  Curriculum Review Committee Proposals

 

  • A motion to approve MGT 22:  Human Resources Management (new addition), MGT 85: Principals of E-Marketing (new addition), and Marketing AAS degree program requirement modification passed unanimously.

 

  • A motion to approve HSER 294: Substance Abuse Practicum I (new addition) and HSER 295: Substance Abuse Practicum II, (new addition) passed unanimously.

 

  • A motion to approve ART 112:  Introduction to Digital Arts, (new addition) passed unanimously.

 

  • A motion to approve Hotel Operations AAS degree programs, (new addition) passed unanimously.

 

  • A motion to accept with prerequisite changes (Eng. 21 or placement in Eng. 102; and Eng. 22 or ESL 15 or placement in Eng. 100) HIST 153: Hawaii and the World I (new addition), and HIST 154: Hawaii and the World II (new addition), passed unanimously.

 

  • A motion to approve Liberal Arts AA degree program requirement modification passed unanimously.

 

  • A motion to approve MATH 100: Survey of Mathematics, (content/description modification) and PHIL 110: Introduction to Logic (content/description modification) passed unanimously.

 

  • A motion to approve ENG 20R: Reading and Learning Skills (prerequisites modification) passed unanimously.

 

b.  Education Policy Committee

 

  • Discussions concerning the document, Hawaii Community College Guidelinges for Course/Program Proposals Draft Recommendations from the Ed. Policy Committee, occurred.
  • A motion to charge the new Education Policy Committee team with the task of continuing the review of the curriculum review process passed unanimously.

c.  Senate Chair Election

 

  • The Vice-Chair reaffirmed that Lou Zitnik was the Executive Committee’s nomination for the Academic Senate Chair and requested further nominations from the floor.  No additional nomination was put forth.

 

  • By secret ballot, Senators voted for Lou Zitnik or a write in candidate.

 

  • Chair Uchima and Vice-Chair C. Marlow counted the votes.

 

  • It was announced that Lou Zitnik was unanimously elected as the new Academic Senate Chair (19 votes Lou Zitnik, 0 votes for others).

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:30 pm.

 

Bob Duley

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