1990

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.

Dissemination of Disciplines List

Whereas the Disciplines List originally adopted by the Board of Governors in July, 1989 has been subject to some revisions by the Academic Senate,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community College ask the Chancellor's Office to publish and distribute an up-to-date disciplines list including the most recent revisions as soon as they are adopted by the Board of Governors.

Dissemination of Senate Materials

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges send out a large amount of helpful printed material to local senates, and

Whereas local senates believe this material to be important - and therefore to be read and/or disseminated - and

Whereas the Chancellor's Office has already set the standard in this area,

Program-Based Funding Study

Whereas certain aspects of program-based funding could cause districts to act in ways contrary to recognized standards of academic and professional excellence and which could hinder student success,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges direct the Executive Committee to prepare a report which discusses those aspects of Program-Based Funding which could encourage or discourage districts to promote academic and professional excellence and student success, and

Discipline List Guidelines

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges direct the Executive Committee to draft guidelines for on-going revisions of the disciplines list, such guidelines to be reported at a later session.

Full-time Librarians

Whereas librarian 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 librarians have been hired under the learning resources category in the nineteen permissible categories of section 84755 of AB 1725 (Chapter 973, Statutes of 1988),

Full-time Counselors

Whereas matriculation was designed to help students through orientation, assessment and counseling to make intelligent decisions regarding career choices and selection of courses, and

Whereas matriculation regulations urge that more full-time counselors be hired with matriculation funds to facilitate the matriculation process, and

Whereas recent data have shown that there has not been a significant increase in new counselors hired statewide.

Part-time Rollover Contract Funding

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recognizes the substantial contributions of part-time temporary faculty to the education of California Community College students, and

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges endorses efforts to enhance job security for part-time temporary faculty, and

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges endorses efforts to expand paid opportunities for part-time temporary faculty to contribute to student advisement and to curriculum development, and

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