EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
Friday, December 5, 2003
8: 30 a.m., Ka
PRESENT: Kate Acks, Pat Adams, Vaughn Baker, Scott
Broadbent, Kathryn Fletcher, Marge Kelm, Robyn Klein, Bev Lashley, Paul
Levinson, Diane Meyer, Karen Muraoka, Wallette Pellegrino, Suzette Robinson, Clyde Sakamoto, Alvin
Tagomori, David Tamanaha, flo wiger
EXCUSED: Jeannie Pezzoli,
Kiope Raymond, Marvin Tengan
ABSENT: Eric Arquero, Steve George
“5 to 4” Funding Status
Mike U. is estimating what resources and methodology
might be. His office will calculate
qualified faculty based on the information they have on campuses. Campuses with underloaded faculty will be in
better shape. He will be presenting
proposal. We should know by the next
will let Mike know that we have scheduled 38-39 classes (approximately 120
to 130 thousand dollars worth of classes).
Classroom Exchange: CO2 for Ka Lama
department needs a lab. They will
be moving into CO2. CO2 has been
Meyer asked to be included in discussions on Ka Lama 202.
Alternate Energy Developments:
MECO, HI Pac Wind, Renewable Hawaii
of the MECO agreement will be on the web.
We will be transferring our power infrastructure to MECO in
exchange for about $1 million in equipment upgrades and replacement of our
system. They will also be
installing a Combined Heat and Power System that uses heat to produce ice
at night to cool water during the day and reduce our peak consumption
rates. In turn, we will serve as a
Beta site for testing of alternative energy prototypes. MECO will contribute to training for
our Sustainable Technology program and our graduates will serve as
technicians for new alternate energy technologies.
An application has been submitted to HEI to have
Renewal Hawaii Inc. fund and MCC project to explore wind alternative
energy. A copy of the application was
circulated. We have until April to
decide whether we want to move forward based on campus and community
feedback. David Koyle from Hi Pac Wind
will be at the next Academic Senate meeting to explain the proposal.
Culinary Commercial Enterprise Revolving Fund Status
Commercial Enterprise group is working out some of the concerns.
i.e., personnel issues, limiting University/college’s
Teleconference was held with Jr. Commission Substantive Committee. They noted that our report was
“impressive.” They commented on three areas: budget, quality, and impact of
baccalaureate degree on campus (culture).
We will know status of our application by mid-January. An application to address Eligibility
Requirements will then be forwarded to the WASC Sr. Commission.
trustees agreed to add $500,000 to the Liko A`e program based on the web,
nationally-available, Hawaiian Civic Club supported and overall procedures
led by project director Lui Hokoana.
- It was
suggested that Lui Hokoana send out a campus wide announcement on funds
being received as well as specific information on the Liko A`e
program. It was also suggested
that information on the program be included in the school newspaper.
Additional $400k for Baccalaureate and Community College
million dollars has been received for Baccalaureate and community college
infrastructure for sustainable initiatives. Another $400,000 will be
available this year and another $400,000 next year.
Vice Chancellor, Dean, Directors’ Reports
community colleges will be receiving $64,950 in Educational Improvement
Funds. There will be an
additional $30,000 for course redesign.
and flo are developing criteria to publicize an application process for
- flo and unit chairs will be proposing
conversions of tenure leading positions with sources of funding. Agenda item for next meeting.
Governance Retreat is scheduled for January 30. The focus will be Student Learning Outcomes and the
- Wo Day
proposed to be the same day as the Excellence in Education. Wo Champions will be doing something on
each campus. Suzette will check
with Debbie Winkler on what is being planned.
Plan committee teams are doing very well.
Twelve committees have already met. Suzette will follow up with team leaders.
will check if he can send out enrollment figures to Executive Committee.
Englert expressed his concerns on banner in a memo to the Council of
Chancellors. He is questioning the
system reorganization and UH Manoa’s representation on the Council of
Chancellors. Alvin will share
letter with committee members.
Banner will be on the agenda for our next
meeting. Paula Purdy and her group are
developing a proposal to bring before the committee.
Office of Civil Rights audit report of facilities has been submitted. There has been significant progress
made in all areas cited.
University of Hawaii, Hilo is receiving $100,000 for a BSN on-line program
to begin next Fall.
word from Karla Jones that the University does not have funds to cover
Debbie Nakama’s assignment with Karla Jones’ office. Debbie has stopped working on the
assignment. Concerns are the
$36,000 already expended and the $7,000 allocated for student help. flo will meet with Kathryn Fletcher and
Debbie Nakama to discuss.
Office of Continuing Education and Training
- The new
brochure is done. The brochure has
been streamlined, costing us less to produce.
working on Lahaina site.
- It was
requested that a campus meeting with our new Maui Regent be
scheduled. Clyde will make a
request through the Board office.
Diffusing Difficult Situations meeting is scheduled for December 19
following the Executive Committee meeting.
Our next Executive Committee meeting is scheduled for Friday, December
19, 2003, 8:30 a.m. in Ka Lama 102.
Agenda items will include position conversion, banner, contract