Academic Freedom

Spring
1995
Resolution Number: 
09.03
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Curriculum
Status: 
Assigned

Whereas the individual teaching faculty is educated, trained and current in experience in the presentation of his or her subject matter, and

Whereas the individual teaching faculty is intimately and regularly involved with his or her students and knows them individually and collectively, and

Whereas the individual teaching faculty is ultimately responsible for the motivation, instruction, and evaluation of each student in his or her care,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges uphold the primacy of the instructor to design and deliver instruction based on the course outline of record for which that instructor is responsible, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges oppose any and all attempts by the administration to direct or command an instructor to teach in a particular way which violates academic freedom.
M/S/U Disposition: Board of Governors, CIOs, Chancellor's Office, Executive Committee, Local Senates, CEOs