Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has, in the past, under the then AA/CD Committee chair Patricia Siever, now a member of the Board of Governors, created liaisons and bridges to organizations representing the diversity in California community college faculty, such as the Latina Leadership Network and the Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education, and
Whereas during the last 28 years the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has adopted over 100 resolutions supporting diversity, affirmative action, student equity, and related areas, and
Whereas one way to further these resolutions is to attend meetings of--and support the work of--organizations representing the diversity of community colleges, and
Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges does send representatives to a variety of conferences such as FACCC, CCLC, and Chancellor's Mega Conference,
Resolved that the Academic Senate direct the Executive Committee to reconsider its budget and policy for conference attendance and to allocate funds beginning in 1998-99 for Academic Senate representatives to attend such diversity organization conferences as the Latina Leadership Network and the Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education.
The Budget Committee has determined that the current policy is sufficient.