Illinois Community College Board

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Meeting ID: 851 8410 6558
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August 19, 2020

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10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  1. Roll Call
  2. Announcements and Remarks by Dr. Laz Lopez, Board Chair
  3. Introduction and Board Member Comments
  4. Executive Director Report
  5. Equity Considerations In The Community College Context
    • Eboni Zamani, Gallaher, Director of the Office of Community College Research and Leadership at UIUC
  6. The Master Plan for Higher Education
    • Ginger Ostro, IBHE Executive Director
  7. Working Lunch
  8. The Master Plan for Higher Education
    • Board Debrief and Discussion
  9. Strategic Discussion Breakouts
    • Breakout Group 1: Leading the Agency and the System’s Focus on Equity
    — Facilitator – Jennifer Foster
    — Board Members
    • Breakout Group 2: Supporting colleges through the COVID 19 pandemic
    — Facilitator – Matt Berry
    — Board Members
  10. Strategic Discussion Reconvene and Report Out Dr. Brian Durham
    • Board Communications
    • Proposed Committee Restructure
  11. DRAFT Modified Board Goals Dr. Brian Durham
    • Goal 1: Support minority, first generation, and urban and rural low-income students, through the promotion of evidence-based best practices that results in system wide improvement of equity metrics that reduce equity gaps.
    • Goal 2: Support a seamless transition for students into and through postsecondary education and the workforce by fostering system engagement and equitable access and outcomes for these students.
    • Goal 3: Contribute to economic development by supporting the Illinois community college system’s effort to provide robust workforce training, to expand apprenticeships, to increase credential attainment, to build quality career pathways, and to address the future needs of the Illinois workforce.
  12. Next Steps Dr. Laz Lopez
    • Revised Goal Statement at September Board Meeting
    • Convening of Restructured Committees
    • Baseline reporting on identified areas
  13. Adjournment