College Determination of Programs and Curriculum

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State and Legislative Issues

Whereas, Legislation is being introduced in the California Legislature designed to implement the new Master Plan for Education; and

Whereas, Parts of this legislation seek to remove the authority for the approval of programs and the establishment and modification of curriculum, as well as other academic matters, away from the local level and place the authority entirely in the hands of a centralized administrative state body, such as the Board of Governors;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges oppose any legislation that has the effect of removing authority for program and curriculum approval from local colleges and vesting that authority in a centralized administrative state body, such as the State Chancellor's Office or the Board of Governors.

Status Report: 

Carried forth in discussions of SB6; such language was removed from that bill.