Whereas, the Governor's 2002 - 2003 proposed budget eliminates faculty and staff development funds;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate encourage local senates to pass a resolution in support of the reinstatement of AB 1725 staff development funding;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate encourage local senates to urge local boards to pass resolutions of support for reinstating staff development funds; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate encourage local academic senates to contact local legislators and community leaders to support the reinstatement of staff development funds.
The governor did not include the BCP in the January 2006 budget; the May Revise (2006) also did not include Faculty Development funding. Final budget June 06 did include funding on a one time basis. This is an ongoing task for permanent line in budget. BOG did ask for unused growth funds to possibly be used for faculty development.