Monthly Board Highlights - April 2022

April 5th, 2022

If you were unable to attend the April 5th, 2022 Regular Board of Trustees meetings, here are some of the actions that took place

The Board heard the following reports and presentations:

  • College Highlight with Fresno City College Interim President, Dr. Marlon Hall, Dental Hygiene Instructor, Joanne Pacheco, and students Rita Kevorkian and Adriana Furtado
  • Regional COVID Update by District Director, Environmental Health & Risk Management, Darren Cousineau, CSU, Fresno’s Associate Vice President for Student Health, Dr. Janello Morillo and Environmental Health and Safety Director/Risk Manager, Lisa Kao

Board Policy Adopted

  • BP 3500 Campus Safety
  • BP 3530 Weapons on Campus

Board Policy First Read:

  • BP 3500 Campus Safety
  • BP 3530 Weapons on Campus

Board Policy First Read

  • BP 4030 Academic Freedom


  • Academic Personnel Transactions as amended
  • Classified Personnel Transactions
  • Resolution in Support of California Community College Baccalaureates
  • Key Performance Indicators - Trustee Fellowship Intersession Project
  • Candidates for the California Community College Trustees 2022 Ballot for Board of Directors
  • Spring 2022, Summer 2022, Fall, 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023 Curriculum Proposals
  • The Purchase of Brand-New Flight Instruction Aircraft for Reedley College
  • Reconsideration of Proclaimed State of Emergency for Teleconferencing Ability for the Next 30 days

Public Hearing & Approved:

  • Renewal of College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) Partnership Agreements (AB 288 Dual Enrollment)

Grant Agreements:

  • Fresno City College has received a new $55,000 eXtended Reality agreement from California State University Fresno Foundation. The funding is made available from the National Science Foundation to integrate new educational technologies such as eXtended-Reality (XR) for systematically exploring the benefits of alternative techniques for supporting active learning. The funding will provide the resources to: develop a community of practice; develop XR content/activity repository; conduct in-class trails/pilots (via faculty researchers) to compare the effectiveness of different types of XR experience; conduct professional development to engage the HIS STEM community in determining and disseminating best practices for XR use in STEM classrooms. The funding will be received over three years.
  • Reedley College has received a $150,000 CCC Finish Line Scholars renewal agreement from The Foundation for California Community Colleges. The funding is made available from the Jay Pritzker Foundation. The funding will allow the college to continue the CCC Finish Lines Scholars Program, which provides scholarships and emergency financial aid to help students overcome the short-term financial barriers that may prevent them from beginning or staying enrolled in community college.

Closed Session:

Following closed session, the Board reports as follows:
On March 1, 2022, the Board of Trustees of the State Center Community College District, unanimously took action to terminate a permanent Police Communications Dispatcher. The time allotted for the employee to appeal the decision has passed. The Board’s action has now become final.

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April 5th, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda