Legislation

AB 1725 - Tenure

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges called for a four-year tenure process four years ago and

Whereas tying a four-year tenure process with phase II ($140 million) was clearly a product of understandable political rationales rather than compelling professional or systemological rationales,

AB 1725 - Part-Time Faculty

Whereas AB 1725 exempts credentialed employees of California Community Colleges, employed as of June 30, 1990, from new State mandated minimum qualifications, but fails to address credentialed part-time faculty,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work for inclusion of part-time faculty employed at a community college before July 1, 1990, into Section 87355 of AB 1725 (minimum qualification and hiring criteria).

AB 1725 - Recognition

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges direct the President of the Academic Senate to write a letter to the governor and each member of the legislature on behalf of the Academic Senate expressing our appreciation for their overwhelming support, vision, and foresight in passing and signing into law Assembly Bill 1725 and expressing the faculty's commitment to work cooperatively to meet the challenge of implementation, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local senates to adopt a similar resolution.

AB 1725 - Commendation

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges commend Brian Murphy for his work on AB 1725 and his general concern for community colleges and their place in the service of society.

Support Staff

Whereas there is no incentive to increase or maintain the quality of services by counselors, librarians, and other instructional support staff,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges seek legislation to provide incentives for districts to increase or maintain the quality of instructional support services.

Reassigned Time

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge the Board of Governors to adopt regulations specifying that the determination of a 75% full-time to 25% part-time faculty ratio in California Community Colleges not include faculty reassigned time or sabbatical leave replacements.

Grandparenting of Faculty

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge the Board of Governors to seek legislation clarifying the following aspects of AB 1725:a. Recognition of grandparenting for part-time faculty.b.

Phase II, AB 1725

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges reaffirm its commitment to the funding of Phase II of AB 1725 as its highest priority after the normal maintenance and COLA provisions.

Status of 50% Law

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to the Spring Session Planning Committee that the 50% law, its status, relevant statistics, and related issues be a topic for the 1990 Spring Session.

50% Law

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges reaffirm its endorsement of the 50% law as a minimum percentage of a district's budget to be spent on instruction.

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