Reaffirm Position of Not Encouraging Part-time Faculty Employment

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Professional Standards

Resolved that the Academic Senate reaffirm its resolution 19.0 S 96 that the Senate not take any action or positions that seem to encourage the employment of part-time faculty teachers, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate recommend to local senates that curriculum, planning, budget, and other college decisions should be based on the goals, vision, and mission of the college and not on the availability and use of part-time faculty.
Text of Resolution 19.0:

Resolved that the Academic Senate stipulate that all resolutions pertaining to part-time faculty should in no way be interpreted as supporting the practice of hiring part-time as opposed to full-time faculty.

Status Report: 

This position was communicated to local senate presidents and advocated in state policy discussions.