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Vice President’s Staff Meeting Minutes
July 18, 2017
Muriel Mickles, Peter Dorman, Cindy Wallin, Michael Farris, Patti Saffioti, Pat Gatti, Mike Danos, Sue Cochrane, Kenny Holt, Ed McGee, Mary Evans, David Lightfoot, and Jim Lemons
Agenda Items:
Enrollment Mapping Process: Muriel Mickles
  • There has been a team chosen to participate in this process that looked at the enrollment process and evaluated our ups and downs.
  • It was facilitated by the audit department from the VCCS, although it was not an audit.
  • It was a session to learn the enrollment process of onboarding our students.
  • Helped to look at our weaknesses so the supervisors would know how to improve their processes/policies/etc.
Electronic Classroom: David Lightfoot
  • As a result of the Great Colleges to Work For outcome, one of the issues faculty said was not up to par is the instructional environment in the classroom with regards to technology.
  • David gave some options that they are looking into, but said that he would like feedback from the deans and faculty before moving forward.
VIP Pass Institute: Muriel Mickles
  • Coming up on the horizon. Implementation will be an involved process.
  • Muriel will be in touch with who will be appointed to that team.
Book Order Update: Deans
  • Book orders look like they are doing quite well.
Update from deans regarding the workshop for HS Dual Enrollment instructors: Deans
  • Jim and Cindy said they are on track for August 8th, 4-6 or 7pm.
  • This meeting will be for high school faculty to discuss curriculum, maintaining college work for college credit, among other topics.

Status of high school dual enrollment handbook: Michael Farris
  • Michael said that Donna is working on the handbook for DE in the high school manual for students. She is on vacation this week, but he talked to her before she left about getting the handbook finished.
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