Whereas, Potential looming cuts to California community college funding could significantly affect student access and success;
Whereas, Title 5 Regulations mandate that local senates make recommendations with respect to academic and professional matters, including "processes for institutional planning and budget development"; and Whereas, Faculty may provide additional information that may inform budget adjustments that minimize impact on students;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges immediately write a letter to senate presidents, college presidents, chancellors, boards of trustees, the Board of Governors, and others responsible for making budget recommendations and decisions to remind them to invoke their local budget processes as developed through collegial consultation when considering budget adjustments.
Disposition: Board of Governors, Chancellor's Office, Local Senates
This was communicated through a President’s Update.