Strengthen relationship between Grossmont College, Cuyamaca
College, and District Office staff
- Continue to participate in regular meetings with CC
president and District vice chancellors to enhance
- Served as president of the GCCCD Auxiliary organization
which includes district and college staff.
- Made joint presentations with President Perri;
participated in joint Academic Senate meetings and both
college graduations; coordinated mutual planning processes.
Establish linkages with high schools, four-year
institutions, community organizations, and business/industry
- Continued outreach to the surrounding community through
its many programs, e.g., 15th Annual Pow Wow, Native
Speakers Series, Literary Arts Festival, Political Economy
Week, Career Expo, Foster Care, SD Folk Heritage Society, SD
Blood Bank, Adult Re-entry Program, High School Dance Day,
and business and industry internships, externships,
- Implemented the second year of the Gaining Early Awareness
and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP) in
collaboration with the Cajon Valley Middle School, El Cajon
Valley High School, East County Boys & Girls Club, and Cox
- Graduated the second Grossmont Middle College High School
class of 29 students who completed 177 credit units at
Grossmont, with an average high school GPA of 3.56, and a
college GPA of 2.55, with a majority enrolling at Grossmont
this Fall semester.
- Conducted outreach to high schools, four-year
institutions, and tribal education centers to offer and
improve articulation of courses.
- Placed 800 students in jobs through the Career and Student
Job Placement Center in companies such as Sea World,
Sportservices, Ralph’s, UPS, and more.
Develop and implement a college-wide staff development plan
that enhances faculty, staff and student success
- Continued to make progress in the development of a
college-wide professional staff development plan by
strengthening the committee structure that plans and
supports professional development for classified staff,
faculty, and administrators.
- Held the Fifth Annual College Recognition Awards
Reception to recognize the achievements of full- and
part-time faculty and staff, tenure, academic rank,
retirees, and others celebrating career milestones and
receiving special awards.
- Presented the 2004 President’s Leadership Award to Cathy
Harvey, and the 2004 Innovator of the Year Award to Tom
Recruit and fill faculty and administrative vacancies
- Replaced 5 full-time, highly qualified faculty in the
following disciplines and programs: Biology, Exercise
Science, Health Sciences, Math, and Physical Sciences.
- Replaced 21 full-time classified staff to support programs
in the following departments: ACE, Academic Senate,
Administrative Services, Biology, Bookstore, Child
Development Center, Evening Division, Financial Aid, Health
Sciences, Health Services, Humanities, LTRC, and Operations.
- Appointed an interim Associate Dean for Learning Resources
Center to replace a retirement in that position.
Continue to integrate institutional planning and evaluation
processes that incorporate college, district, and state
- Utilized the college’s existing planning processes to
develop a new College Strategic Plan for the six-year period
- Conducted academic and student services program reviews to
examine in detail department/program resources,
effectiveness, and outcomes.
- Initiated a Health Professions Strategic Plan process
designed to lay the groundwork for the development of a
Center of Excellence in the Health Professions.
- Received recommended strategies from the Enrollment
Strategies Committee, involving faculty and staff, to
respond to District/College enrollment goals.
Increase use of technology to more effectively and
efficiently serve college-wide needs, support student
educational goals, and best utilize scarce resources.
- Updated the College Technology Plan for 2003-04 the ensure
support for all instructional and administrative functions.
- Implemented an Electronic Funds Transfer process through
collaboration with Financial Aid and District Accounting
Departments to efficiently support financial aid students.
- Installed a new Paragon DM100 mailing machine equipped
with new technology in order to update mail processing and
improve efficiency within the Mail Center.
Support the alignment of curriculum between Grossmont and
- Aligned close to 100 courses with Cuyamaca through the
curriculum review process such as music, business office
technology, English as a Second Language, etc.
- Made significant progress in the alignment of English 110
at both colleges., and continued to support the alignment of
curricula between the two colleges.
Clarify and strengthen the planning and budgeting processes
- Created extensive budgetary information, reports, budget
models for analyzing campus budget, and improved budget
- Prepared budget analysis and specific budget reports,
through the College Savings Task Force, in order to improve
budget communication across the campus.
- Continued to refine the Educational Master Plan process to
increase the involvement of faculty in the budget
Meet the college’s need for new and updated articulation
agreements with four-year colleges and universities.
- Approved the creation and employment of a full-time
counselor position with an articulation emphasis to be
filled beginning with July, 2004.
- Expanded the articulation webpage to include additional
colleges and universities and to include more comprehensive
information for existing schools.
- Re-qualified 24 courses for CAN designation; approved 29
new courses for IGETC certification; and received approval
for eight new courses for CSU Breadth certification.
Pursue grant and other funding opportunities
- Established a Resource Development Initiative in
conjunction with the Grossmont College Foundation to track
and assist departments with grant funding needs, and
provided a series of six grant training workshops for
faculty and staff.
- Developed a comprehensive fundraising approach that
includes soliciting individuals, corporations, and
organizations through grants, letters, giving programs,
planned giving, and special events.
- Supported and managed over 15 restricted campus
departmental funds through the GC Foundation with assistance
in fundraising, financial management, and legal issues.
- Received grant funding to support the Office Professional
Training Program, Regional Health Occupational Resource
Center, Associate Degree Nursing, East County Career Center,
and GEAR UP, along with a new grant from HRSA to support the
Welcome Back Program.
Implement the College Facilities Master Plan.
- Completed IPP for 200 Complex, Phase One—Performance
Theater; preliminary plans for the Digital Arts and
Sculpture Buildings, and construction of the new Main Quad
and emergency vehicle road.
- Completed the construction of the new library and the
remodel of the former library into a Technology Center, now
known as the Learning and Technology Resource Center.
- Initiated internal IPP preparation of the new Parking
Structure, Life Safety Road, Student Services Complex, and
400 Building Complex Remodel.
- Began Phase One of the new Science Lab Building
construction, which included the earthwork, demolition, site
grading, and portions of the site utility work.
Improve the appearance and functionality of campus
buildings, grounds, and furnishings and seek funding for
- Remodeled the 590A, B, C, E, F, L, Q, R, S, and T; 517 A &
B; 582 A & B; and EOPS offices; painted interiors of 500
North, East and South classrooms, and created an EOPS patio
and additional office space.
- Remodeled the Astronomy lab; installed a walk-in freezer
in Culinary Arts; and installed a separate air system for
the glaze area and storage racks for the Ceramics and
- Upgraded athletic facilities: outdoor weight training
facility, drainage system on baseball field, scoreboard in
main gym, repaired gym roof and skylights; and replaced pool
- Replaced classroom desks in Rooms 523, 524, 525, 571, 356,
and installed new furnishings in the Financial Aid and
Health Professions offices.
Respond to AB75 recycling regulations
- Exceeded the required 25% recycle (trash diversion) rate
state mandated for 2003 under AB75 and expanded the program.