1990

Raise Funding Floor for Staff Diversity

Whereas increased staff diversity in California Community Colleges has been mandated in AB 1725, and

Whereas staff diversity activities are funded based on ADA with a floor of $1,000, and

Whereas the current floor of $1,000 prohibits effective participation in job fairs, travel required for recruitment, and broad-based advertising costs,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges request that the Chancellor seek to raise the funding floor on staff diversity funds from $1,000 to $5,000 beginning 1990-91.

Paper on Hiring

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges accept the paper Ramifications and Implications of Affirmative Action on Hiring.

Retention

Whereas the California Community Colleges provide the windows of educational opportunity for a vast number of minority, disabled, and disadvantaged students, and

Whereas institutional commitment (i.e., systemwide, districtwide, collegewide) to these students can be measured by the success and retention rates,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges take the position that the retention rate of minorities, disabled, and the disadvantaged be improved systemwide, by at least 5%, prior to the year 1992, and

Accreditation Standards

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges commend the Accrediting Commission for the outstanding changes made in the proposed standards for accreditation, especially in Standard One: Institutional Integrity, Purposes, Planning and Effectiveness and in Standard 8C, Faculty, and

Accreditation: Evaluating the Collective Faculty

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges endorse the position paper Accreditation: Evaluating the Collective Faculty for forwarding to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.

Senator Emeritus

Whereas Jonnah Laroche has served the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges over many years with high distinction,

Whereas Jonnah Laroche has recently retired from Allan Hancock College,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges grant to Jonnah Laroche the status of Senator Emeritus.

Executive Committee Commendation

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges commend all current and past officers and Executive Committee members of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges for their dedicated and untiring efforts on behalf of the California Community College system and on behalf of all those who have achieved their goals and dreams because of the existence of that system, and

Academic Senate Resolutions Procedures

Whereas the purpose of the plenary session of the Academic Senate is for California Community Colleges to provide an opportunity for delegates of the 107 community colleges to establish the direction of the Academic Senate, and

Whereas limiting the ability to write resolutions at the session would inhibit this process, and

Whereas the concern focuses partially on the ability to amend motions,

CACC Merger Task Force

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to the CACC/CCCT/ACCA/CEO's Merger Task Force that it pursue a direction of service and communication rather than legislative advocacy.

Academic Senate - Appointment Policy

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges adopt the following policy: that it be the policy of the Academic Senate that the Academic Senate shall initiate an appointment process to a governing board of other organizations only upon approval by a plenary session of the Academic Senate.

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