Articulation and Transfer

CSU Remediation Proposal

Whereas the California State University Board of Trustees is considering a proposal to deny admission to students failing to pass English and Mathematics assessment tests beginning 2001, and

Whereas this proposal has the potential to cause the community colleges to fail to serve types of students they are currently serving because there is no identified source of funding to serve additional students,

California Pathways

Whereas the representatives of the Intersegmental Committee of Academic Senates have publicly applauded the granting of joint faculty project funds for projects such as California Pathways: The Second Language Student in High Schools, Colleges and Universities, and

Whereas the project identifies implications for all faculty serving ESL students, and

Whereas the project faculty have asked for ICAS endorsement of the project,

Articulation with Hispanic Serving Institutions

Whereas the Hispanic population is the fastest growing segment of the California economy, and

Whereas there are increasing numbers of "Hispanic Serving Institutions" (HSIs) as determined by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), and

Whereas there is no systemwide process established for developing articulation agreements with "Hispanic Serving Institutions."

Articulation with Native American Institutions

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to the Chancellor's Office that a task force be established to develop systemwide articulation agreements with colleges which have a predominantly Native American Indian enrollment, and


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to the Chancellor's Office that the academic senates (or equivalent) at the Native American colleges be the primary consultants on these agreements, and

Articulation With Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Whereas the Chancellor's Office has established a task force to study and develop systemwide articulation agreements with "Historically Black Colleges and Universities" (HBCUs), and

Whereas the task force membership includes faculty appointed by the Academic Senate, transfer center directors, articulation officers, students and administrators.


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the efforts to develop systemwide articulation agreements with "Historically Black Colleges and Universities." and

Transfer to 4-Year Institutions

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges direct the Executive Committee to work with appropriate groups such as UC and CSU academic senates (ICAS), articulation officers, curriculum committees, and counseling faculty to develop ways, including aspects of course numbering, to help transferring of community college students to 4-year colleges and universities.
M/S/U Disposition: CCCCA. CSU Senate. Executive Committee. ICAS. ICC. UC Senate. Intersegmental Articulation Coordinating Council

Facilitate Progress from Community College to Community College

Whereas the California Student Association of Community Colleges (CalSACC) has identified as its "number one priority" seeking ways to solve the "articulation quagmire" of community college students transferring within the California Community College system (from one community college to another even in the same district) because there is no uniformity in course names and numbering of California Community College courses,

Transfer Paper

Resolved that the Academic Senate adopt the paper "Toward Increased Student Success: Transfer as an Institutional Commitment" (see packet)

Transfer Committees

Whereas transfer is a major function of community colleges, and

Whereas AB 1725 gives senates a responsibility for student preparation and success in areas such as transfer function and student services,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local senates to convene a committee of transfer function services to enable the senates to more effectively support transfer function services.
M/S/C Disposition: Executive Committee, Local Senates, CSSO, Transfer Center Dir

Assessment of Transfer Support Activities

Whereas Title 5 includes "student preparation and success" as one of the eleven areas in which local senates are to be primarily relied upon, and

Whereas student equity requires the assessment of the success of programs in terms of student outcomes, one of which is transfer rate,

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