Students

Student Governance

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge local senate presidents to meet with local student body presidents to discuss ways to strengthen student participation in campus governance as mandated by AB 1725, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge local senates to encourage, recommend, and support ways in which to make local student body leadership and participation in campus governance, as mandated by AB 1725, more effective.

Senate Involvement

Whereas Education Code Section 87107 mandates increased hiring of underrepresented faculty, and

Whereas the Academic Senate and local senates play a role in encouraging underrepresented students to consider careers as community college faculty,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges ask the Student Committee to prepare written recommendations for increasing the involvement of students, especially students from underrepresented groups, in Academic Senate statewide sessions, and

Matriculation

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges endorse the Chancellor's Office "Draft Matriculation Regulations" to be presented to the Board of Governors at its 1989 May meeting.

New Majority Student Recommendations

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge local senates to adopt and implement Academic Senate recommendations from the New Majority Student Workshop.

Support Services

Whereas the Academic Senate is committed to developing strategies for increasing the success of high-risk students,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local senates to urge their colleges to provide, during all hours that instruction is offered, the full range of campus support services that enhance success for high-risk students, and

Student Health Services

Whereas wellness is important to the overall academic performance of California Community College students,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to the Chancellor's Office that it convene an ad hoc committee to study statewide student health services and to review the fee structure in sufficient time to publish a report by June 30, 1991, and

Resolved that the Committee include student representatives as well as representation from health services educators and providers.

Student Financial Aid

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges represents the faculty of the largest postsecondary educational system in the world, with 107 colleges serving 1.4 million students, and

Whereas the mission of the California Community Colleges is to provide open access to quality academic and vocational instruction to all who enter our doors, many of whom are low-income, disadvantaged and underrepresented, and

Laroche Challenge

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges direct the Executive Committee to investigate the extent to which local senates are working to implement the 5% student retention challenge proposed by Jonnah Laroche at the 1990 Spring Session, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges offer help in meeting the Laroche Challenge to those colleges requesting it.

Student Fees

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges take the following position: Although the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges disagrees with the concept of "enrollment fees" for community college students, we acknowledge the current need for them, and

Student Role in Governance

Whereas in response to mandates contained in AB 1725 (Chapter 973, Statutes of 1988) the Board of Governors adopted revisions to existing Title 5 regulations about minimum standards for student participation in governance,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to local senates that they recognize the increased role of students in governance, and include them in the development of district and college policies that have or will have a significant effect on students.

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