Diversity and Equity

Pall conference Theme

Resolved that the Conference Planning Committee consider as its theme for the 1988 Fall Conference "The New Majority Student, The New Majority Faculty, and Affirmative Action."

Instruction

Whereas the theme and focus of the fall session of the Academic Senate is new majority students, new majority faculty, and

Whereas the Academic Senate recognizes the need for instructional strategies to insure the success of culturally diverse students,

Affirmative Action - Job Descriptions

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges reaffirm the intention of AB 1725 which speaks to strengthening the role of the local senates in shared governance by urging that local senates be actively involved in developing the job description for Affirmative Action functions, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to local senates that the responsibility for monitoring compliance with affirmative action goals should be reaffirmed by the local administration and governing board.

Affirmative Action Pools

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges acknowledge the importance of increasing the affirmative action pool(s) within the California Community Colleges, through aggressive recruitment, and

Ethnic Organizations

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend that the Executive Committee meet with the leadership of various ethnic organizations, women's organizations, and other underrepresented groups (such leaders to be identified by the Affirmative Action Committee) to explore mutual concerns and issues, and

AB 1725 Affirmative Action Plans

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to local senates that faculty be included in the review of district affirmative action plans, and

Resolved that if underrepresented faculty are not available to participate in the AB 1725 review of district affirmative action plans as mandated by section 87102, the Academic Senate recommend that a specific plan assuring membership of underrepresented groups be developed and approved by the local senate.

Affirmative Action Funding under AB 1725

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges request the Chancellor to recommend to the Board of Governors that the Board develop regulations stipulating that Affirmative Action expenditures as per section 87104 of AB 1725 be augmentations of expenditures for existing affirmative action programs and for new affirmative action programs.

Vocational Education Advisory Committees

Whereas vocational education advisory committees provide a link with the communities served by community colleges, and

Whereas the information provided by vocational advisory committees helps shape programs and policy,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend that local senates, through their affirmative action committees, encourage local vocational faculty members to make every effort to appoint underrepresented minority members to their vocational advisory committees.

Affirmative Action Plan

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge that each local senate give attention to the disabled as it reviews the college/district affirmative action plan.

Affirmative Action Guidelines

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend that the Affirmative Action Committee revise the April,1987, Senate document, Affirmative Action Guidelines, to reflect the mandates of AB 1725.

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