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College Council Meeting Minutes

August 9, 2006                                                                                                                       ADOPTED
                                                                                                                                               (as amended*)



MEMBERS PRESENT:          Doug Treadway                    Jimmy Dempsey

                                                Elizabeth Silva                      Cheryl Lambert

                                                Deanna Walston                   Joanne Schultz

                                                Leta Stagnaro                       Susan Myers

                                                  Jim Wright                             Jill Rojas

                                                Dave Schurtz                        Tim Roberts


MEMBERS ABSENT:             Sheldon Helms

                                                Linda Evers

                                                Tom Holcomb

                                                Carrie Dameron

                                                Need two ASOC reps




  1. Approval of Council Minutes (07/12/06)

Motion:  Moved/Schultz; Seconded/Roberts; Passed with to approve the July 12, 2006 College Council minutes.

  1. Welcome New Members

    Round table introduction of all members, including new members:  Leta Stagnaro, Jill Rojas, Sheldon Helms (absent), Tim Roberts, and Carrie Dameron (absent).

  2. IT Update re: New Classrooms

·       Estimated delivery & installation the week of August 25th

·       Identical rooms, but flexibility re: configuration.

·       Being called "Experimental Classrooms"

·       Question:  When will wireless be broader?  Working with local vendor who is donating wireless network for all of upper campus, and installation in progress.


·       iTunes/Apple updates:

·       Project team in place led by Richard Grotegut and Lesley Buehler.  Apple IT helping establish infrastructure.  Sheduled to be up and running 8/15.  Training workshop 8/15.  iTunes U / Pilot team initially; spring broader.  Workshop open to all faculty.  Trying to do multiple sessions due to popular demand.

·       Infrastructure available 8/15 (confirmed), same day as training.

·       All Macs that we ordered are here, being prepped for installation.  Purchase or lease.  New technology for our desktop support staff; training provided, but pressure being felt in department.  Working on support for IT team re: deployment issues.  1402, 1406, 115, 116 HH, 2205 (one other) multi-media rooms. 

·       Long-term investments – will address "kinks" as they come up.  Contact Ralph Kindred with concerns so he can address and support IT staff.  Keep perspective.



  1. Council Retreat Planning


  1. 16-week Calendar Review


  1. Board Agenda Review





·       Proposed change regarding master plan / Council would not want this to stop the process

·       Staff recommendations of $25M and how it would be spent / Council agrees this makes sense and is congruent with previous priorities


1)  Support suggested revisions to master plan including:

·       Leaving maintenance bldg.

·       Renovation of existing soccer field

·       Making certain parking lot available to Sobrato to develop instead

2)  Support document reflecting staff recommendations for how the$25 of potential pre-paid rent would be spent


Additional comments:


  1. Plan for Future Council Mtg @ Newark Campus (postponed)


  1. Communications / Announcements



·       Next Council Meetings:

o        Fall Schedule:  beginning in September, College Council will meet on 2nd/4th Monday afternoons (3:00 – 4:30 p.m. in Video Conference Room);  9/11, 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, etc.



Adjournment:  Meeting adjourned at 4:45 p.m.