Technology Funding

Resolution Number
Ian Walton
Assigned to
Budget and Finance
Status Report

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Whereas, Students have the right to expect that their community college education will include appropriate use of current technology;

Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges supports the Technology II Plan to fund technology hardware, software, support, and training at the local college level in a manner separate from regular apportionment; and

Whereas, The nationally recognized Gartner Group consultants recommended a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) model that is now under attack in the Governor's January budget proposal;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate continue to support the appropriate use of technology to promote student access and success;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate oppose the proposed cuts in technology funding directed to local colleges, as proposed in the Governor's January budget; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate work to find a suitable funding source and mechanism to implement the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) model at the local college level, as described in the Technology II Plan.