Oppose Potential Permanent Elimination of all Categorical Funding

Spring
2011
Resolution Number
05.03
 
Contact
David Morse
Assigned to
President
Category
Budget and Finance
Status
Completed
Status Report

The Senate continues to advocated for full funding of categorical programs during every budget cycle.

Whereas, Various individuals and constituencies within the California Community College System have proposed temporary flexibility regarding compliance with requirements related to allocation of funding for categorical programs;

Whereas, Categorical programs were originally established because of a need to ensure that certain support services would be guaranteed; and

Whereas, The proposed temporary flexibility regarding expenditures for categorical programs could easily result in permanent reductions in categorical funding;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges oppose flexibility regarding expenditures for categorical programs because it degrades local commitments to ensure the success of all students; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges continue to advocate for restoration of full categorical funding to meet the mandates for categorical programs.

MSC Disposition: Local Senates, Consultation Council, Board of Governors