Whereas, Issues regarding transfer and degrees are an important area of faculty responsibility and concern;
Whereas, Numerous external organizations have created legislation, initiatives, and policy suggestions about California community college transfer;
Whereas, Proposals to increase transfer are often lacking in adequate understanding of the issues and are occasionally even harmful or misdirect students; and
Whereas, The majority of California community college transfer students transfer to a California State University or a University of California;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges plan and host a “Transfer Summit” designed to examine potential issues and create solutions appropriate to the California community colleges as soon as reasonably possible; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges formally invite appropriate representatives from California State University and University of California to attend and participate in the transfer summit.
MSC Disposition: Local Senates, Consultation Council
A transfer summit was not held--instead other venues for addressing issues related to transfer were used to inform the work of the Senate such as regional meetings, plenary session breakouts, conference discussions, and college visits. However, if issues continue to be raised about transfer issues, the Executive Committee could still consider holding a transfer summit.