Whereas the dynamic educational environment is placing year round demand on the educational planning process, and
Whereas local academic senates need to be directly involved in creating an effective educational planning process, and
Whereas many local academic senates function only for a ten-month period,
Resolved that the Academic Senate recommend to local academic senates that funding (e.g., stipends and extended contracts) and additional support mechanisms (e.g., clerical support ) be established to allow local academic senates to function (on an appropriate level) for an additional two-month period to allow for year-round participation in the educational planning process.
Added to Talking Points.