1988

Math Competency

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge local senates to distribute the Statement on Competencies in Mathematics Expected of Entering Freshmen to appropriate faculty on each campus, and

Resolved that comments and suggestions on the Statement on Competencies in Mathematics Expected of Entering Freshmen be submitted to the Academic Senate Sacramento office, and

Resolved that the statement be submitted to the 1988 Fall Conference for final approval.

UC Transfer Curriculum

Whereas, in an unprecedented move, the UC Academic Senate has developed a general education transfer curriculum for submission to the UC Senate Assembly for adoption in May 1988,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges commend the University of California Academic Senate for its Cooperative effort in developing a general education transfer curriculum.

General Education Transfer Curriculum

Whereas the Intersegmental Committee of the Academic Senates has adopted a resolution endorsing a set of common requirements for an intersegmental general education transfer curriculum, and

Program Review

Resolved that the Executive Committee of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges request that the Chancellor's Office organize workshops on the program review process.

Vocational Instructor Advisement

Whereas vocational fields change rapidly, and

Whereas students need current information about expectations of industry, and

Whereas vocational faculty are ideally prepared to advise students in this area,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges accept the Vocational Education Instructor Advisement paper, April 1988, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges distribute the paper to local senates for discussion by the faculty.

Incentives for Instructor Advisement

Whereas the student matriculation model adopted by the Board of Governors in 1984 encourages the involvement of faculty in instructor advisement of students, and

Whereas the Academic Senate adopted the position paper on instructor advisement at the 1985 Spring Conference, and

Whereas the 1985 OPEC report on community college transfer, Reaffirming California's Commitment to Transfer, recommends instructor advisement as a means of identifying and helping potential transfer students, and

Ethics Paper

Whereas the Educational Policies Committee was directed by the Academic Senate at the 1987 Fall Conference to present an ethics statement to the 1988 Spring Conference for possible adoption, and

Whereas the Educational Policies Committee has carried out that charge,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges adopt the 1987 AAUP Ethics Statement with "professors" changed to "community college faculty members" in the first sentence, and to "faculty members" thereafter.

General Education Transfer Curriculum

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the principle of a general education transfer curriculum, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges commend the work of the Intersegmental Committee of the Academic Senates, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges seek to receive as much information as possible from local senates for the refinement and improvement of a general education transfer curriculum.

General Education

Whereas the graduation requirements in general education are a large and important part of the Associate Degree, and

Whereas renewed discussion of general education is timely due to the spate of controversial books and articles published recently and because of the proposal of the Intersegmental Drafting Committee on a General Education Transfer Curriculum,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges direct the Educational Policies Committee to prepare a report on general education policies and procedures.

Curriculum Consultants

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges reaffirm its support of the Curriculum Consultant Project by urging that more community college faculty participate.

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