Maintain work on common course numbering within the context of established Senate positions
Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has always supported student concerns such as reduced fees in order to promote student access and success, and
Whereas the Academic Senate is more than willing to work with students and others such as counselors and articulation officers in order to ensure successful student transfers, and
Whereas the Academic Senate has not "looked the other way" on the issue of Common Course Numbering but has instead adopted at its 1995 Fall session a paper "Toward a Common Course Numbering System" detailing many concerns and incorporating considerable research regarding this issue, and
Whereas the Academic Senate is pledged to complete the first phase of the work of the Chancellor's Office Task Force on Common Course Numbering by the end of June, 1996 (President's report - Rostrum, March, 1996),
Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges reaffirm its commitment to student access, success, and transfer and our pledge to take all steps necessary and work with all groups necessary to accomplish these goals, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges reaffirm the positions on Common Course Numbering from the 1995 Fall Session (4.1 F95 and 4.5 F95).
M/S/C Disposition: CalSACC, Chancellor's Office, Local Senates, COFO, CEOs, CIOs, ICAS