The Committee monitors Federal legislation and also communicates with the System Office through Legislative Advocates and Consultation Council regarding Federal legislation. Update 6/25/2015: The ASCCC continues to monitor federal legislation and advocate, when appropriate, with system partners on federal issues that influence or affect academic and professional matters.
Whereas educational polices and funding are determined and influenced by both state and federal government, and
Whereas the federal government decisions may impact community colleges, and
Whereas community colleges may not have input into the federal legislative processes that affect community colleges, and
Whereas there needs to be community college toward federal decisions that affect community colleges;
Resolved that the Academic Senate support the Chancellor's Office effort to influence federal legislative decisions that affect community colleges.