Part-Time Faculty: A Principled Perspective

Educational Policies Committee

This paper provides a more detailed history of the issues; it reviews earlier Academic Senate papers and resolutions regarding the use of part-time temporary faculty in California's community colleges, placing them within the historical context. It then looks at recent activities in Sacramento and studies reported by the California State Auditor and the California Post Secondary Education Commission. The paper then reviews the recent actions by the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, the California Legislature, and the Governor.