Hawai`i Community College
Minutes of Meeting of August 25, 2006
Present:† Annie Brown, John Cole,† Mary Goya, Joyce Hamasaki, Donnalyn Kalei, Kent Killam, Guy Kimura, Clyde Kojiro, Annie Maeda, Gordon Nekoba,† Ellen Okuma, Joanie Onishi, Jeanne Ryan, Jill Savage (Chair), Jane Sherwood, Jackie Stradtmann-Carvalho, Taupouri Tangaro, Francis-Dean Uchima, Mai Wong, NoeNoe Wong-Wilson, Jim Yoshida, Lou Zitnik
1.† A quorum was ascertained† and the meeting called to order at 1200.
2.† Minutes of 4/28/06 were approved with following corrections.†† Item 5.B.2 delete†
†††† contract renewal insert promotion.†† Item 7D grammar correction.
3.† Chairís Report
b.† Campus Planning - Chancellor is waiting for Governor to release monies for
c.†† Program review - Still waiting for formal response to Senate resolution
††††† 2/13/06 which called for extending program review cycle from three years to
††††† four or five years.†
d.† ACCFSC - Presidentís presentation indicated that there needs to be
†††† substantive focus on remedial and developmental education on all campuses.†
e.† CCCFSC - John Morton reported that UHM is considering changing the
†††† minimum transfer criteria from 24 credits/GPA 2.0 to 24 credits/GPA 3.0.††
†††† He also underscored the importance of the remedial/developmental
f.† Accreditation report has gone to BOR.† Report will be posted on Web site after
††† BOR approval received.
g.† Faculty/Staff Survey will be available in approximately 2 weeks on the web.
4.† Committee Reports
a.† Education Policy - Jim Yoshida reported that the EPC will continue to work on
†††† the Academic Renewal Policy
b.† Faculty Policy - No Report
c.† Curriculum Review - Kent Killam reported that the curriculum† deadline is
†††† 9/22/06.† He also asked for seven hard copies plus the original as well as an
†††† electronic copy.†
d.† Writing Intensive - Ellen Okuma reported for Donna Moore.†† WI deadline for
††††† Spring 2007 proposals is 9/14/06
5.† Unfinished Business
a.† Budget Committee - Chair asked for input on need for budget committee.†
†††† Several points made: budget may be tied to program review;† There is some
†††† talk from administrators about the desire to have budget input from faculty and staff
with relation to priorities;† VCAA wants all faculty† and staff to be aware of the
budget process;† There may be 2 such committees in future.1.† Senate committee to help
research needs and priorities for Senate approval and a 2. college-wide committee of reps
from each division to be responsive during summer when budget decisions are made.†
Senate chair will discuss this further with VCAA.
6.† New Business
a.† Revision of Haw 5.501 -Executive Committee recommends the proposed
†††† amendment to the† Placement Testing Policy† be forwarded to the EPC†††
†††† Unanimously approved.
b. Senate Priorities - Chair requested that Senate members continue to discuss
††††† and think about the priorities for Senate work for the coming year. The†
††††† following list was used as a starting point.†† Budget review was added.
DE evaluation and assessment
Four year program
c.† Construction Academy - Gordon Nekoba provided a summary of the Haw CCís
in the newly created
††††† BOR approved permanency for Hawaiian Life Styles AAS Program.
Meeting adjourned at 1310