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College Council

 
Meeting Notes 
December 13, 2012
Admin #109, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

College Mission Statement

De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural learning environment that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character and abilities; to realize their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their communities, the nation and the world. De Anza College fulfills its mission by engaging students in creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes contained within the college's Institutional Core Competencies: •Communication and expression   •Information literacy •Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility •Global, cultural, social and environmental awareness •Critical thinking

Attending: Espinosa-Pieb, Glapion, Hansen, Jeanpierre, Jenkins, Khanna, Leonard, Milonas, Murphy, Neal, Norte, Reza, Spatafore, Talaat, Tomaneng, Trosper, Zamorano

Guest(s): Newell

 Approval of Minutes – November 8, 2012

The minutes of November 8, 2012 were approved.

College Planning Committee - ACCJC Planning Agenda Progress and Completion Template

Newell presented the College Planning Committee's ACCJC Planning Agenda Progress and Completion Template. She informed the group that the template would be available online as well as emailed to each committee/department that has a planning agenda assigned to them. Each group is being asked to review the template and if the planning agenda(s) has been completed, to enter the date of completion and a link to the evidence to support its completion. If it has not yet been completed they are asked to submit a date of intended completion. The groups are then asked to submit the template back to the planning committee at the end of each spring quarter for review. The information collected will also serve as an annual collection of institutional progress and activities that can inform the self-study report in 2014-15. Once the planning agenda has been completed it will be removed from the list. The process is open to feedback from all groups. It was suggested that the template be sorted so that each group can see the agendas assigned to them at the top. The group approved the template which can be accessed here: http://www.deanza.edu/ir/planning/index.html

Community College Survey of Student Engagement

Newell presented the results from the CCSSE which the college participated in in spring 2012. She presented the results of the survey questions related to Instruction as well as questions related to the college's Institutional Core Competencies. She also shared the webpage with the full results and reports: http://www.deanza.edu/ir/CCSSE.html

Master Plan Update

Newell presented the 2012 Master Plan Update, she presented a selection of institutional metrics and where the college is in regards to achieving the metrics by 2015. She presented an update of the college's ARCC Student Progress and Achievement Rate, Fall-to-fall persistence rate by ethnicity, transfers to CSU, UC and private/out-of state colleges, Santa Clara County public high school June graduates enrolled at De Anza the following fall, and Santa Clara County adult population compared to De Anza students.

Values Statement Temporary Taskforce Proposal

Newell presented the values statement temporary taskforce proposal from the College Planning Committee. It was discussed that the members on the committee be selected by the shared governance groups, the list of which will be brought to the senates then back to college council in January to ensure there is institutional diversity as well as all other forms of diversity represented on the committee. It was discussed that the group would need to meet at least monthly in order to complete the update by May 2013 for presentation to the senates prior to opening day 2013.

Open Items, Quick News & Updates

. Communique: Monta Vista HS and Lincoln Elementary have been declared safe and students will return tomorrow.

. Enrollment for winter is trending higher than last year; today we are 2% above last year. Academic Senate, administrators and DASB will once again have information tables at the start of winter quarter. Efforts to increase math and English classes in high demand areas.

. Marketing is continuing the implementation of an aggressive ad campaign including 2 radio ads for winter, bus and mall ads for Spring. Spatafore played one of the radio spots for the group.

. Chow acknowledged today’s Technology Retreat and possible formation of a new group to address use of technology in instruction and student services. Heartening to see the high level of faculty attendance across campus. Kudos to Academic Services, Learning Resources, Student Services and TRG.

 

 

 

 



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