Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Last Bates Bulletin of the year

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Board of Trustees agenda

Board of Trustees Agenda | July 26, 2011| Clyde Hupp Board Room | 3 p.m.

3:00   I. Call to Order – Determination of a Quorum – Pledge of Allegiance
Chair, Theresa Pan Hosley
Vice-Chair, Calvin Pearson
Trustee Mike Grunwald
Trustee Stan Rumbaugh
Trustee Karen Seinfeld

3:02   II.  General Matters
Action   A. Approval of Agenda
Action   B. Approval of Board Minutes
1. June 23, 2011

3:05  C. Citizen Remarks

3:15  D. Introductions/Presentations
   1. Western Governors University Webinar, Cheri Loiland
   2.   New Staff Introductions, Vickie Lackman
   3. Personnel Action Report, Vickie Lackman

3:30  E. Informational Reports/Remarks                                                                       
   1. Associated Student Government (ASG), Kaylee Clark
    2. Diversity News, IDEAL/CDAC Report, Kat Flores
   3.  Communications & Mrktng./Foundation Report, Kym Pleger
   4. KBTC Report, David Hinman
   5. Local Bargaining Units
    a. AFT-Washington Federation of Teachers, Karen Patjens
    b. International Union of Operating Engineers, JC Smith
    c. Public Safety Officers, Jeri Jacobsen
    d. Tacoma Education Association, Michelle McElvain

3:50  F. President’s Report, Lyle Quasim     
1. Information Technology, Tom George
2. Institutional Research, Summer Kenesson
3. Enrollment/FTE Update, Ivan Gorne
4. Instruction, Cheri Loiland
5. Finance Report, John Ginther
6. President’s Remarks/Announcements, Lyle Quasim
a. GISS Outbrief, Theresa Pan Hosley/Mike Grunwald/Lyle Quasim

4:10 III. New Business                                                                                                             
Action    A. Strategic Plan Core Themes Proposal, Summer Kenesson Action 
B. Budget Modification (BMTC/Instruction), Lyle Quasim
  IV. Unfinished Business                                                                                                    

4:30  V. Executive Session

4:50  VI.  Reconvene in Open Session

4:51 VII.  Board Member Discussion/ Remarks
A. Development/Advancement, T. Pan Hosley/M. Grunwald
B. TACTC/ACCT, T. Pan Hosley/K. Seinfeld
C. KBTC, S. Rumbaugh/C. Pearson
D. Legislative, S. Rumbaugh/M. Grunwald
E. Pierce County Coordinating Committee (PCCC), T. Pan Hosley/S. Rumbaugh/K. Seinfeld
F. Associated Student Government (ASG), T. Pan Hosley/K. Seinfeld
G. General Advisory Council (GAC), M. Grunwald/T. Pan Hosley
H. IDEAL/CDAC (Diversity Councils), T. Pan Hosley/C. Pearson

 5:05   VIII. Adjournment
   Next Meeting:   Sept. 20, Clyde Hupp Board Room, Downtown Campus                                              

Bates in the news

A round-up of recent Bates-related stories:

Important fall dates to remember

  • Sept. 5--Labor Day, college closed
  • Sept. 6--Staff Day, no classes
  • Sept. 8--Fall Quarter begins