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MARCH 21, 2013
STATE BOARD MEETING
NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
3001 BEAUREGARD STREET
STATE BOARD FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGESMEETING NO. 326 March 21, 2013 Northern Virginia Community College Alexandria Campus 3001 Beauregard Street Room 158 Alexandria, VA 9:00 a.m.
AGENDAI. OPENING A. Call to Order B. Roll Call C. Minutes – Meeting No. 325, January 17, 2013 D. Public Comment E. Reports from Campus Liaisons F. Education: Northern Virginia Community College – Dr. Robert G. Templin, Jr., President
II. CHANCELLOR'S REPORT
F. The 8th Annual Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy,
April 16, 2013, Reception at 10:30 a.m., Luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Speaker:
Michael J. Quillen, the Country Club of Virginia, 6031 St. Andrews Lane, Richmond, VA – Dr. Jennifer Gentry, Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement G. Chancellor’s Planning Retreat, August 13-14, 2013, Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel and Conference Center, 1000 Virginia Center Parkway, Glen Allen, VA 23059 – Dr. Susan Wood, Vice Chancellor for Academic Services and Research
III. COMMITTEE REPORTSA. Academic, Student Affairs and Workforce Development Committee – Idalia P. Fernandez, Chair
1. Minutes – Meeting of January 16, 2013
2. Action Items a. Recommendation for the Conferral of 2013 Honorary Degrees 101 (1) Danville Community College (2) Germanna Community
1. Preliminary Discussion of Chancellor’s Evaluation and Compensation (Information Sent Under Separate Cover) Action Items – Open Session
2. Preliminary Discussions of State Board Self-Evaluation
An Ad Hoc Nominating Committee consisting of the current State Board Chair and two previous past Chairs will form to review candidates for State Board Officer Positions. Should any of the past chairs be ineligible to serve on the committee, the most senior State Board member would be appointed to the committee. The Ad Hoc Nominating Committee receives the names of any member seeking the position of vice chair.
4. Certification of Candidates for Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Presidency
V. OTHER BUSINESS VI. ADJOURNMENT TITLE: BELLWETHER AWARD (Chancellor’s Report, Item II.B)
The VCCS was recognized as a finalist for its work in Developmental Mathematics Redesign for the prestigious Bellwether Award given by the Community Colleges Futures Assembly. A team from the VCCS, led by Chancellor DuBois and Ms. Idalia Fernandez, represented VCCS colleges at the 2013 Assembly meeting in Orlando, Florida, in late January.
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Dr. Glenn DuBois Chancellor Virginia’s Community Colleges
In order to keep members of the State Board for Community Colleges informed about progress made in strategic areas aligning with the goals of Achieve 2015, the Chancellor provides bi-monthly status reports at the time of the regularly scheduled State Board meetings. This item reflects goal updates on the 2012-13 Chancellor’s Goals approved by the State Board for Community Colleges in May
2012. Three documents are included for this reporting cycle:
Dr. Glenn DuBois Chancellor 804.819.4903 Dr. Susan S. Wood Vice Chancellor for Academic Services & Research 804.819.4972 Dr. Catherine Finnegan Assistant Vice Chancellor for Institutional Effectiveness 804.819.1665 1
Chancellor’s Goals Supporting Achieve 2015 July 2012 through June 2013 MARCH 2013 Update PREAMBLE To contribute to the economic and civic vitality of the commonwealth and its international competitiveness, Virginia’s Community Colleges commit to increasing access to affordable education and training for more individuals so they acquire the knowledge and skills to be successful in an ever‐changing global economy.
45.55 MARCH: The postsecondary enrollment rate by Middle College participants is currently 49.8%, which is an increase of 44.5% for 2011‐12. 5 Virginia Educational Wizard Increase the total number of profiles created in the Virginia Education Wizard by 70,000, to include 45,000 profiles created by Virginia students in grades 7 through 12 and 12,000 profiles by Virginia community college students. March 2013
MARCH: As of this month, two of the three Wizard goals have been exceeded. The number of profiles created in the Virginia Education Wizard has increased by 93,820. The number of profiles created by Virginia community college students has increased by 12,863. Substantial progress has been made toward the third goal , as the number of profiles created by Virginia students in grades 7‐12 has increased by 30,947. 6 Initiate Student Level Tracking Of Career Coach Services Initiate a case based management system for Career Coaches that allows for individual student tracking. MARCH: A focus group of staff, high school career coaches and Great Expectations coaches further refined the requirements for the career coach module in Wizard. 7 Expand Great Expectations Enrollments Expand the number of students in the Great Expectations program by 25% over 2011‐12.
GOAL: AFFORDABILITYMaintain tuition and fees at less than half of the comparable cost of attending Virginia’s public four‐year institutions, and increase the annual number of students who receive financial assistance and scholarships by 36,000. 8 Increase Financial Aid Recipients Increase the number of students receiving financial aid by 5% over 2011‐12 with special focus on middle class students. MARCH: In Fall 2012, the total number of financial aid recipients increased by 4.5% (79,679) compared to Fall 2011 (76,242). 9 Increase Financial Aid For Noncredit Workforce Instruction Increase the proportion of students provided with financial aid for noncredit workforce instruction leading to credentials through the On Ramp program. 10 Benchmarks for Financial Aid Shared Services Model Monitor the results of the Financial Aid Shared Services model and begin to draft performance benchmarks.
GOAL: STUDENT SUCCESSIncrease the number of students graduating, transferring or completing a workforce credential by 50%, including increasing the success of students from underserved populations by 75%. 11 Enhance Veterans Services Expand and enhance services for veterans and active duty military personnel with attention to prior learning. MARCH: Virginia’s Community Colleges announced $1.8 million in grant awards, utilizing federal Workforce Investment Act funds, which support innovative partnerships to connect veterans who have recently finished their military service, and their eligible spouses, with jobs and careers in high‐growth, high‐demand fields. The partnerships include the participation of eight community colleges. Taken together, the innovative partnerships are expected to serve more than 700 people annually. 12 Encourage College Readiness Analyze and report on outcomes of college readiness initiatives between colleges and K‐12 partners. March 2013
MARCH: The workgroup has met and reviewed original recommendations. Best practices will be presented at the March meeting of the Academic and Student Affairs Council (ASAC) and the Council of Deans and Directors (CODD) for review and comment. 13 Continue Developmental Education Redesign Implement developmental English redesign and evaluate effectiveness of developmental mathematics redesign. MARCH: Virginia’s Community Colleges was recognized at the recent Community College Futures Assembly as a Finalist for the 2013 Bellwether Award for its work in Developmental Mathematics Redesign. A team led by Chancellor DuBois and State Board for Community Colleges member Ms. Idalia Fernandez represented the VCCS in making a presentation about the system’s innovative redesign at scale. This year, as the new English Fundamentals (ENF) courses are launched this semester, the Redesign Implementation Support for English (RISE) will gather preliminary information about college implementation, and document questions and concerns. A three‐pronged work plan that is tailored to the second year of implementation of the developmental education redesign has been developed. 14 Develop Student Services Initiatives Develop college and career plans using the Virginia Education Wizard and implement an automated early alert system (eWISE). MARCH: e‐WISE: A contract has been secured with Starfish Retention Solutions. Steering, Project and Implementation Teams are being assembled. The Steering Team and Project team had kick‐off meetings the week of February 25th and began work on an implementation process and timeline. 15 Develop Professional Development Plan Create a professional development plan for developmental education faculty through collaboration with college leaders. MARCH: Five day‐long regional workshops for full‐ and part‐time faculty are being planned for spring 2013. These workshops will focus on strengthening the delivery of the redesigned developmental education courses. The 3rd Annual Chancellor’s Developmental Education Symposium will be held on April 2, 2013, in conjunction with the New Horizons Conference. The 3rd Annual Chancellor’s Developmental Education Institute will be held from June 2‐7, 2013, and will attract 50 developmental education faculty and student services leaders for a week‐long professional development experience facilitated by Dr. Hunter Boylan and the staff of the National Center for Developmental Education at Appalachian State University.