Teaching Incentives

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Diversity and Equity

Whereas the Academic Senate supports affirmative action in the hiring of new faculty members, and

Whereas it is essential to provide adequate staffing for the community colleges in the years ahead, and

Whereas the Joint (Legislative) Committee for Review of the Master Plan has directed the Student Aid Commission and CPEC to "explore programs intended to increase the possibility of students entering the teaching profession in the community colleges,"

Resolved that the Academic Senate recommend to the Student Aid Commission and to CPEC that loans based in part on financial need be granted to students at the CSU and UC who agree to teach for a certain number of years in the community colleges after they complete their education, with a reduction in the payback of the loans granted for each year of teaching in the community colleges.