Articles Posted in the " Governance " Category

  • Mortuary Science Selected by NOCCCD Trustees as District’s Applicant for Bachelor’s Degree Pilot Program

    Mortuary Science — a program so well regarded that the HBO series “Six Feet Under” repeatedly referenced Cypress College to add authenticity — will be the North Orange County Community College District’s applicant for California’s pilot program to award baccalaureate...


  • Measure J Slightly Behind with Absentee, Provisional Ballots Remaining

    Measure J — a proposed bond that would facilitate renovation of the Science, Engineering, and Math and Fine Arts buildings, and foster construction of a Veterans Resource Center — is currently .6% short of the necessary 55% approval threshold. All...


  • Voters to Decide Fate of Measure J in Tuesday’s General Election

    If approved, the measure would provide $574 million for construction projects — including renovation of SEM and Fine Arts. Voters on Tuesday will determine if Cypress College will be able to undertake a much-needed renovation of the Science, Engineering, and...


  • Trustees Place Measure J on November Ballot; Campaign Underway

    Voters in the District will decided on the bond, which would provide for the renovation of SEM, FA, other Master Plan projects. The North Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees voted unanimously on July 22, 2014 to place...


  • Campus Community Invited to Review District Mission and Vision

    Campus Community Invited to Review District Mission and Vision

    According to the 2012 NOCCCD Integrated Planning Manual, fall 2014 is the semester in which we engage the entire District community in a meaningful process of a substantive review of the District’s Mission, Vision, and Values Statements. Before I outline...


  • 16,071 Students Enrolled at Cypress College for 2014 Fall Semester

    16,071 Students Enrolled at Cypress College for 2014 Fall Semester

    The College continues to operate at near-historic efficiency levels, with a census-date fill rate of 95%. Cypress College is serving 16,071 students this semester, based on the unduplicated head count as of the term’s first-census date. The number represents the...


  • ‘Spark New Ideas,’ Dr. Simpson Tells Employees at Opening Day

    A summer trip to Yellowstone National Park results in “advice from nature” and inspirational messages shared by the President. Opening Day featured a presentation by Cypress police officials about preparing for and responding to an active shooter situation. The sobering...


  • Enrollment, FTES Projections Shared at Opening Day

    Cypress College plans to increase enrollment by 5% this academic year, the first significant growth since the state economic downturn began restricting funding late last decade. Executive Vice President Santanu Bandyopadhyay discussed the College’s enrollment plans during last Friday’s Opening...


  • Budget Outlook Brighter than 2013-14; M&O Projects Completed

    Vice President Karen Cant delivered her most-upbeat Opening Day budget presentation since moving into her current role in 2007. The best news: there are no budget cuts for the 2014-2015 academic year. Other highlights: Access (growth) 2.75% (NOCCD target is...


  • Accreditation, Strategic Plan Top IR & P Discussion List at Opening Day Meeting

    Phil Dykstra, the College’s Director of Institutional Research and Planning, reported at Opening Day that Cypress College’s 2014 mid-term accreditation report was accepted by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges this summer. Approval of the document closes the...