Whereas, Title 5 and Education Code clearly define faculty purview relative to academic and professional matters;
Whereas, Other organizations are submitting proposals and plans to change, alter, and revise aspects of California community colleges that are clearly academic and professional matters; and
Whereas, Current and proposed legislation are increasingly impinging upon the purview of faculty and academic senates;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges engage local faculty to participate in statewide conversations outside of plenary sessions regarding the erosion of Title 5 and Education Code mandates; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges develop a plan to respond to the current attacks on the rights and responsibilities guaranteed to faculty in AB 1725.
MSC Disposition: Local Senates
The principles included in this resolution are core to the Senate mission and values; thus representatives advocate for these principles throughout every aspect of the Senate's work.