1990

Criteria for Leaves

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges direct the Executive Committee to bring to the Spring Session a set of criteria for evaluating Executive Committee leave requests in the event that the rules are changed to permit such leaves.

Amendment to Academic Senate Rules Change

Resolved that Resolution 11.4 be amended to read: Upon written request, the Executive Committee, by majority vote, may grant a leave of absence of up to six months to an Executive Committee member. If the leave is approved, the Executive Committee will request nominations from the area/region affected for an interim appointment to the Executive Committee for the duration of the leave.

Amendment to Academic Senate Rules Change

Resolved that Resolution 11.4 be amended to read: Upon written request, the Executive Committee, by majority vote, may grant a leave of absence of up to six months to an Executive Committee member except for officers. If the leave is approved, the Executive Committee may make an interim appointment to the Executive Committee for the duration of the leave.

Academic Senate Rules Change

Whereas the Academic Senate Rules do not account for requests for leave (e.g. sabbaticals, health, or other personal reasons),


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges amend the Academic Senate Rules, Rule 1 - "Vacancies on the Executive Committee" as follows:Upon written request, the Executive Committee, by majority vote, may grant a leave of absence of up to six months to an Executive Committee member. If the leave is approved, the Executive Committee may make an interim appointment to the Executive Committee for the duration of the leave.

Paid Experience

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges advise the Chancellor's Office that all "experience" as mentioned in minimum qualifications for hire in credit and noncredit disciplines is meant to be paid experience.

Graduate Students Teaching in California Community Colleges

Whereas AB 1725, (Chapter 973, Statutes of 1988) provides for the possible use of advanced university graduate students as part-time temporary faculty in districts, and

Whereas AB 1725 (Chapter 973, Statutes of 1988) encourages districts to provide access to advanced graduate students interested in becoming teachers, and

Non-classroom Faculty

Whereas non-classroom faculty positions have been excluded under section 87482.6 of AB 1725 (Chapter 973, Statutes of 1988), which funds faculty positions to increase the percentage of hours of credit instruction taught by full-time faculty to 75% and,

Whereas very few non-classroom faculty have been hired under the nineteen permissible categories of section 84755 of AB 1725 (Chapter 973, Statutes of 1988),

Required Joint Agreements

Whereas AB 1725 (Chapter 973, Statutes of 1988) required local academic senates and governing boards to reach agreement by June 30, 1990 in the following areas:

1. Hiring

2. Equivalencies

3. Administrator retreat rights, and

Substitute Motion for 15.4

Whereas many students in California Community Colleges do not receive Associate Degrees, and

Whereas many students might use a certificate in Basic Skills for employment,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to local senates that the colleges develop programs for students to earn certificates of achievement in basic skills.

Certificate in Basic Skills

Whereas many students in California Community Colleges do not receive Associate degrees, and

Whereas many students might use a certificate in Basic Skills for employment,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges develop recommendations concerning certificates of achievement in basic skills.

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