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Board Meeting Briefs April 8, 2020

Board room in Founders Hall

April 09, 2020 - 08:00 AM

The Mt. SAC Board of Trustees met online, via a YouTube live broadcast, on April 9, 2020 at 6:30pm. Find the link to the April 8, 2020 meeting at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gik5ixW1eDc&feature=youtu.be

CAMPUS LEADERSHIP REPORTS

Reports were given by Associated Students, Academic Senate, Classified Senate, Faculty Association, CSEA 262, CSEA 651, Foundation and Alumni Association, and Management Steering.  Detailed reports will be reflected in the official minutes when posted online.

EMPLOYEE INTRODUCTIONS

Permanent New Hires

Classified Employees

  • Gabriela Navar, Administrative Specialist IV, (Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Joelle Nguyen, Admissions and Records Specialist II (Admissions and Records)

Management Employees

  • Peter Gend, Associate Dean, Arts (Arts)

RECOGNITION

Recognized the following retiring employees:

  • Michael Gregoryk, Vice President, Administrative Services (Administrative Services), 14 years of service
  • Lubi Willburn, Custodian (Custodial Services), 21 years of service

 INFORMATIONAL REPORT – TITLE IX/CLERY ACT UPDATE

Below is an executive summary of the update on Mt. SAC's Title IX/Clery Act Efforts.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Trainings

  • New Employee Orientations
  • In-person Weekly
  • Online
  • Athletics (students)
  • Tutors
  • Student Conduct Board 

Sexual Harassment and Unlawful Discrimination Cases (January 1, 2019 – February 29, 2020)

  • 29 Unlawful Discrimination Complaints (zero substantiated)
  • 99 Sexual Harassment Complaints (nine substantiated)

15 Title IX Cases heard through Student Life (January 1, 2019 – February 29, 2020)

  • Nine students were found responsible for violating Board policy, resulting in:
    • One educational sanction;
    • One suspension; and
    • Seven suspensions w/educational sanction(s).
  • Six students were not found responsible for violating Board policy, they were provided with Title IX resources and Standards of Conduct education
  • Zero Title IX Expulsions

Reported VAWA Crimes

  • Two Rapes
  • Three Dating Violence Cases
  • Two Stalking Cases
  • Zero Domestic Violence or Hate/Bias Crimes

On-Campus Outreach Events

  • Sexual Violence Outreach (2019)
    • Sexual Violence Outreach Events: 181 students
    • Class Presentations: 342 students
  • Project Sister Family Services (Presenter)
    • Sexual Assault Self-Defense Class: 33 students 
    • Every 2 Minutes - Preventing Sexual Violence: 18 students
  • Peter Health Educators (Presenter)
    • Denim Day: 130 students 
  • Athletics Title IX Trainings 
    • Code of Conduct Meetings with Students Athletes
      • Expectations as a Student, Athlete, and Citizen 
      • Title IX and VAWA Training
    • Fall Teams: 425 Student Athletes 
    • Spring Teams: 301 Student Athletes

Accomplishments 

  • Sexual Assault Student Survey (Spring 2019)
  • BP/AP 3410 Nondiscrimination; 3430, Prohibition of Harassment; 3435, Discrimination & Harassment Investigations; 3540 Sexual Misconduct, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking
  • On-Campus Outreach at Informational Booths
    • Spring Transfer Fair: 150
    • High School Juniors Days: 200
    • Employee Wellness Fair: 75
  • Title IX Awareness for Students
    • Spring 2019: 198 Students 
    • Fall 2019: 149 students
  • Region 8 Title IX Coordinators Panel Discussion (January 2020)
  • Get Inclusive - Bystander Intervention Training for Students 
  • Single-Use All-Gender Restroom Compliance (Restroom Signage)  

 ACTION ITEMS

  • Approved the Consent Calendar, with corrections to 10.02 and 11.03
  • Approved a Memorandum of Understanding Between CSEA, Chapter 262 and the Mt. San Antonio Community College District for the Period July 1 2019, through June 30, 2020, for Article 8 – Salaries

 DISCUSSION ITEM

Transition to Online Learning - Mt. SAC Thrive Online

 Future Board Meeting:  May 13, 2020 (via live online broadcast)

TRUSTEES

Dr. Manuel Baca, Rosanne Bader, Jay Chen, Gary Chow
 Judy Chen Haggerty, Esq., Robert Hidalgo, Laura Santos
Maricela Vazquez Aviles, Student Trustee 

Dr. William T. Scroggins, President & CEO