Accreditation Standards Revision - Equity in Athletics

Spring
1996
Resolution Number: 
02.12
Contact: 
Category: 
Accreditation
Status: 
Completed

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has consistently supported student equity, and

Whereas in resolution 3.4 S94 the Academic Senate supported the concept of gender equity in athletics,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges to add the words "and equity" to Standard 2, #6 under "Institutional Integrity" so that #6 reads: The Institution demonstrates honesty, integrity and equity in its athletic programs.
M/S/U Disposition: Accrediting Commission, Executive Committee, Local Senates

Status Report: 

Forward to Accrediting Commission--The Commission did not accept the Academic Senate's recommendation citing Title IX as a source of authority and their desire to avoid "legislative" issues in the standards.