Student Preparation and Success

Spring
1998
Resolution Number: 
17.01
Contact: 
Category: 
Local Senates
Status: 
Completed

Whereas community college student services, including counseling, transfer centers, transfer alliance, EOPS, student equity (success), financial aid, health centers, tutoring, and components of matriculation and CalWORKs, have an important role in enrollment, retention, persistence, completion rates, and general student success inside and outside of the classroom, and

Whereas some faculty senates have not recognized their role from AB 1725 in shared governance collegial consultation in the area of student preparation and success (number 5 in the list of eleven academic and professional areas),


Resolved that the Academic Senate direct the Executive Committee to write a position paper on good practices on the role of local academic senates in student preparation and success and student services in such areas as counseling, transfer centers, transfer alliance, EOPS, DSP&S, student equity (success), financial aid, health centers, tutoring, and components of matriculation and CalWORKs, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate immediately advise local academic senates of their duties and responsibilities in the area of student preparation and success and student services, as required by number 5 in the list of eleven academic and professional areas in Title 5 Regulations for strengthening local senates.

Summary: 
Write a position paper on good practices on the role of local academic senates in student preparation and success and student services in such areas as counseling, transfer centers, transfer alliance, etc. Advise local academic senates of their duties and responsibilities in the area of student preparation and success and student services, as required by number 5 in the list of eleven academic and professional areas in Title 5 Regulations for strengthening local senates.
Status Report: 

This resolution was addressed in a breakout in Fall 07 where best practices were discussed.