Beer and Wine Consumption at Campus Functions

Resolution Number
Assigned to
Legislative and Advocacy Committee
State and Legislative Issues

Whereas many California Community College students are returning to school after dropping out due to substance abuse are in recovery from substance abuse and have suffered from the effects of alcohol and drug abuse on families and friends, and

Whereas California Community Colleges are committed to teaching students to develop clear thinking and to make healthy choices, and

Whereas serving alcohol at school functions tacitly endorses use of intoxicating substances, and

Whereas one of the recommendations of the Chancellor's Office Legislative Proposals for the 1997-1998 Legislative Program Preliminary Draft supports a proposal referred to consultation to allow wine and beer to be served at campus functions;

Resolved that the Academic Senate support continuing the current policy of prohibiting the serving or selling of alcoholic beverages for student consumption at California community college campus functions.