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 Adopted Spring 2010

Meeting Notes - June 13, 2012

Attending – Booye, Chung, Cole, Cook, DASB, Glapion, Haynes, LeBleu-Burns, Leonard, Thai

Guests – Cheney, Lee, Sarina

Review Agenda and Notes

There were no additions to the agenda.

Discuss Jt PBT Meeting Feedback 

Questions from faculty included what the reductions in A & R will mean (reduced hours and reductions in other services due to lack of staff).

Regarding Assessment it was suggested faculty give assessment tests, indicating a need for clarification of the process and legalities.

Suggestion – Provide a video showing what the college would look like with the proposed elimination of services.

Jt. PBT Meeting provided SS a chance to raise awareness of services and how they support campus life. Also that funding of categorical is restricted by mandates and can’t easily be reduced.

Cook requested ideas for cost reductions, efficiency measures and revenue generation to share at the BROC meeting on June 19th.

Classified Senate Suggestion Box Items

SSPBT reviewed handout of Classified Senate’s Suggestion Box Items and developed a DRAFT of responses; however, some items need further clarification. 

Next Steps

The proposals will be reviewed by Senior Staff prior to the College Council Meeting on Thursday, June 28th.

Send ideas for BROC to Cook by 6/18

Hire a grant writer


Next SSPBT Mtg 6/20

Classified Senate working on a replacement for M. Booye to the SSPBT

 Agenda Items for Next Mtg.

Complete responses to Classified Senate Suggestion Box Items

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