Whereas, Categorical programs exist to support the core services that keep our campuses functioning; and
Whereas, In the 2009-10 budget year categoricals experienced unprecedented reductions in funding levels, with more severe cuts projected in 2010-11;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges write a follow-up paper to Budget Considerations: A Primer for Senate Leaders that focuses on understanding categorical program funding and reporting.
MSC Disposition: Chancellor’s Office, Local Senates
This should be attached to our most current paper on the budget as it is asking for a follow-up - certainly that is relevant. In addition, there were Rostrums on categorical funding during 09-10 that would be relevant here.