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. The college engages 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
 • Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental justice
 • Critical thinking — Updated Spring 2014

Meeting Notes - January 21, 2016

Members: Cook (co-chair), Glapion (co-chair), Kirkpatrick, LeBleu-Burns, Mandy, Shears

There were no amendments to the agenda and two made to the notes.


 - Kirkpatrick reported on the opening of the Library

  • The library has been very busy since it reopened; students are really
    utilizing the space.
  • Working on an online reservation system for the study rooms.
  • The entire building is much more open, welcoming space.
  • The computer room just opened for students.

 - Shears reported on the Title IX team training

  • The two days were very informative.
  • The information received will give them a clear direction on how to proceed.
  • People came in from all over the states.
  • More resources for the team:
    • Online information covering:
      • Investigations
      • Policies
      • Templates

 - LeBleu-Burns reported on Student Development activities:

  • They will be hosting a training session: Trauma Informed Care
    on Friday, Jan. 22nd
  • Health Services will be promoting “It’s On Us” during club week.
    • This program addresses Title IX issues such as stalking,
      relationship violence, and sexual assault.

 - Mandy reported on some changes in Financial Aid:

  • Many new employees that were hired started quarter.
  • Reconfiguring the office to be more student friendly.
  • Completing the Federal Program Review.
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