Special Projects Advisory and Review Council (SPARC)

Spring
1997
Resolution Number: 
07.01
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Consultation with the Chancellor's Office
Status: 
Completed

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges appreciates the efforts of the Chancellor's Office to improve efficiency in processing grant applications and awards, and

Whereas the Academic Senate recognizes that the creation of the Special Projects Advisory and Review Council (SPARC) with the inclusion of seven Academic Senate Executive Committee members is an attempt to create a collaborative process, and

Whereas the Intersegmental Joint Faculty Projects (IJFP) have historically been reviewed solely by faculty, and

Whereas the Fund for Instructional Improvement (FII) funds are intended for instructional improvement which is clearly an academic and professional matter,


Resolved that the Academic Senate strongly urge the Chancellor's Office to establish in writing and continue the practice of having only faculty evaluators review and award funds for the Intersegmental Joint Faculty Projects (IJFP) funds, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate urge the Chancellor's Office to establish in writing the practice of having only faculty evaluators review and award funds for Fund for Instructional Improvement (FII) grant proposals.

Recommendation: 
(mwl 2009)
Status Report: 

This resolution is no longer relevant since SPARC, IJFP, and FII are no longer funded or functioning.