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IPC (5/11/16)

The following discussion took place at the May 11, 2016 meeting of the Instructional Planning Council:


  • Interim VP Sourbeer solicited questions/comments regarding the PRP priorities as recommended by the Division deans. The priorities were unanimously approved by the council.
  • Interim VP Sourbeer mentioned that accreditation work will continue over the summer.
  • Interim Dean Blanchard distributed a handout showing Palomar faculty that have committed to participating in the summer AEBG curriculum alignment project. Discussion centered around noncredit courses and their various applications ensued.
  • Interim VP Sourbeer announced that the Superintendent/President Search Committee has selected finalists and forums will be held next Wednesday, May 18th in the Howard Brubeck Theatre
  • Interim VP Sourbeer mentioned that a marketing company was interviewed and a decision should be forthcoming soon.  ·         Faculty hiring is progressing and all committees should finish their work within a week of graduation.
  • Margie Fritch, currently at SD Mesa CC, has accepted Palomar’s offer to become the new permanent CTEE Dean, starting on July 1st. The process of hiring a permanent AMBCS Dean will begin soon.
  • Michael Mufson announced there will be a concert hour/student honors recital as well as an awards ceremony tomorrow, May 12th.  In addition, the Palomar Symphony & Chorale will have a combined performance on Friday, May 13th & Saturday, May 14th. The Palomar Pacific Coast Concert Band will perform on Sunday, May 15th.

SSPC (04/13/16)

Student Services Planning Council

The following action and discussion took place at the April 13, 2016 meeting of the Student Services Planning Council:


  • Approval of Minutes for March 9, 2016:

MCS – (Titus/Cunningham): The minutes for March 9, 2016 were approved and accepted into the record with abstentions from Veronica Aguilera, Dr. Glyn Bongolan and Dr. Kendyl Magnuson.


  1. Proposal to add a Recruitment and Retention Committee Reporting to SSPC:

There was discussion regarding the Chair of the committee having a seat on SSPC and amendments were made to the membership.

Motion:  MSC (Titus/Bongolan):  A motion was made to add the Recruitment and Retention Committee reporting to SSPC with the amendments to the membership.

Result:  Motion approved.


  1. New AA Representative – Jamie Moss
  1. Review Student Services PRP’s
    1. EOPS – Veronica Aguilera reviewed this PRP.
    2. Financial Aid, Veterans and Scholarships – Dr. Kendyl Magnuson reviewed this PRP.
    3. GFSP – Acting VPSS Brian Stockert reviewed this PRP.
    4. Student Equity Plan (SEP) – Acting VPSS Brian Stockert reviewed this PRP.
    5. Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) – Acting VPSS Brian Stockert reviewed this PRP.
  1. Discussion of SSPC Council Membership:

Acting VPSS Brian Stockert led the discussion on the current SSPC membership.  A new membership list was created and will be brought back to SSPC on April 27, 2016 for a First Reading.

Additional information can be found at the Student Services Planning Council Website: