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Whereas, The Academic Senate Bylaws contain a section called “The Academic Senate Rules” wherein officer positions and descriptions of duties are regularly reviewed;
Whereas, Much of the work previously assigned to the officers of the Academic Senate is now managed by the Executive Director and the office staff;
Whereas, The Academic Senate Foundation was recently created to support the efforts of the Academic Senate, through seeking and accepting grants and other resources to support professional development, and the relationship between the Foundation and Senate is best documented in the Bylaws of the organization; and
Whereas, The Academic Senate updated the name and charge of the Budget Committee to comply with current changes in laws and guidelines;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges adopt the proposed changes to the Academic Senate Rules for the officer positions, inclusion of the executive director, and stated relationship between the Foundation and the Senate and update the name of the Budget and Finance Committee.
MSC Disposition: Local Senates