Students

SB 121, Student Success

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges is committed to improving the retention, completion, and transfer of historically underrepresented students, and

Whereas Business Administration is the transfer major of choice for community college students, and

Whereas it is a California Community College primary role to prepare students for upper division access to the University of California and the California State University, and

Responses to Financial Aid Regulations

Whereas the U.S. Department of Education has promulgated new financial aid regulations which fundamentally conflict with the open access mission of the California Community Colleges, and

Whereas the California Community College system is the largest community college system in the nation and the regulations would create a disproportionate burden on the state system, and

Whereas the Chancellor's office has run a simulation of the probable outcome of the regulations and found that 75 percent of students tested would be denied financial aid, and

Student Equity Plans

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges direct the Executive Committee to review the student equity plans as soon as they are available, drawing statewide attention to the promising models and making recommendations for improvements where necessary, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges direct the Executive Committee to conduct a survey of plans which are out of compliance with the December 1993 timeline to determine obstacles that are being encountered in their development, and

AB1642 - Student Fees

Whereas AB 1642 requires California Postsecondary Education Commission to report by January 1, 1997, to the Legislature and the Governor on the impact of student fee increases on California community college enrollments,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the concepts in AB 1642 as they exist on April 2, 1995. M/S/C Disposition: Board of Governors, COFO, Chancellor's Office, FACCC, Legislature, CalSACC, Governor

AB 1894 - Student Voter Rights

Whereas democratic societies are served by access to voting processes, and

Whereas AB 1894 requires California community college campuses to make available voter registration forms, absentee ballot applications, and polling places,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the concepts in AB 1894 as they exist on April 2, 1995. M/S/U Disposition: Board of Governors, COFO, Chancellor's Office, Executive Committee, FACCC, Governor, Legislature, CalSACC

SB919 - Fairness In Tax/Fee Revenue

Whereas student fees may be construed as an education tax on students who often are economically disadvantaged, and

Whereas it could be considered to be unfair to burden students with fees in an environment where income tax rates are being reduced, and

Whereas SB 919 requires that for every percentage reduction in income tax rates, an equal percentage reduction in California Community College student fees would occur,

Student Equity Implementation

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges establish an Ad Hoc committee to address student equity implementation issues.
M/S/U Disposition: Executive Committee

Student Appointment to Board of Governors

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the concept in proposed legislation to require the Governor to appoint a student to the Board of Governors from among nominees forwarded by the Council of Student Body Governments, such position to be parallel to the Governor`s appointing faculty to the Board of Governors from nominees forwarded by the Academic Senate.
M/S/U Disposition: Board of Governors, CalSACC, Chancellor's Office, Executive Committee, FACCC, Governor, Legislature

California Community College Enrollment Fees

Whereas the Governor has proposed an increase in California community college student enrollment fees to $15.0 a unit, and


Whereas CPEC has considered a proposal that California community college student enrollment fees be fixed at 20% of the cost of instruction, a proposal which would raise enrollment fees, and


Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges should not support increased enrollment fees to fund financial aid as is in the Governor's proposal, and

Differential Fee

Whereas California's economic recovery depends on ready access to education, and


Whereas economic studies show that workers often need to be re-educated every five years for new positions,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges reaffirm its opposition to the differential fee, and


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the sunset of the differential fee on January 1, 1996.

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