Whereas, The degree of institutional support for local academic senates varies widely;
Whereas, The current interpretation of the 50% law has called into question college obligations to provide reassigned time for senate leaders; and
Whereas, A local senate also needs secretarial support, office space, office supplies and conference expenses;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate seek a budget change proposal to assure that local academic senates are funded to the level that will allow them to carry out their responsibilities.
Not addressed due to budget crisis.