April 28, 2000

HBC 214

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm




Members Present:

Marilyn Burke, Frank Cronin, Cheryl Engle, Mary Leonard, Dorothy Martinez, Maggi Miller, Sibyl Noack, Dolores Segura, Caryn Newburger, Tina McGaughey, Laura Ore, Stacey Thompson, Patti Dungan, Anne Dunn, Shirley Melcher, Hazel Ward

Guests Present:

Julie Wauchope, John Antabilian

Agenda Item Discussion Action


Aproval of agenda for April 28, 2000 as written


Motion:  To approve the agenda as written




Minutes from March 28, 2000 were presented


Motion:  To approve the minutes as written


John Antabilian



John Antabilian requested that the Task force consider a special source in reading and writing for deaf students


The task force members will discuss this during their individual curriculum committee meetings


Approval of Course Reduction requests


The curriculum committees presented course reductions for the 2001 academic year


Course reductions were approved and forwarded to Dr. Hazel Ward for tentative budget implications.


Travel Requests


Written requests are to be submitted by April 28, 2000


Travel requests were submitted to Dr. Hazel Ward for tentative budget implications







  • Mary Leonard presented the Task Force Chair nominations to the Developmental Communication Task Force
  • The Assistant Task Force Chairs will be appointed in the fall



The Task Force elected Dolores Segura as the Task Force Chair for the 2001 Academic Year by acclamation.
  • At the present time, it is not known how many assistant task force chairs the DVCTF will have in the fall
Adjunct faculty elections for the task force representatives


Frank Cronin coordinated the adjunct faculty ballots for the task force representatives



Cathy Smith, Anne Ward, Elena Meister, and Carrie Pyhrr, Mary Tavcar, Debi Martin-Morris, and Caryn Newburger


Communications Task Force Chair Representatives


The Task Force approved the faculty who requested to be representatives to the communication Task Force


Laura Ore, Stacey Thompson, Anne Dunn, Patti Dungan, and Caryn Newburger


Role of Assistant Task Force Chair


This item was tabled due to lack of information


This item will be added to the first Task Force meeting in the fall


Revision of student messages for Compass


Sibyl Noack and Patti Dungan shared the messages that students receive after they complete the Compass Test


The Task Force approved the new messages


Reports -- Reading, Writing and Assessment and Advising


Written reports were distributed at the meeting


Written reports are attached to the minutes


Fall Meetings





October 2, 2000 at 1:00 pm HBC 214

November 10, 2000 at 1:00 pm HBC 214

January 10, 2001 at 9:00 am HBC 107

March 2, 2001 at 1:00 pm HBC 214

April 27, 2001 at 1:00 pm HBC 214


Next Meeting





August 24 at 9am HBC 107

August 24, Task Force Reception

August 25, 2000, College Wide profession in-service