Whereas, SB 1143 (Liu, 2010) calls for the Board of Governors to develop a plan to promote and improve student success and examine specified best practices and models for accomplishing student success;
Whereas, The Chancellor’s Office is developing a task force to begin developing these plans, and they are examining a number of existing student success projects such as Completion by Design, Complete to Compete, Complete College America, and the American Diploma Project; and
Whereas, Local implementation of some of these models and activities is already occurring;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges study the many strategies being recommended for student success by external organizations and research their potential effect on community colleges to inform the faculty representatives on the SB 1143 task force and report as necessary to the body.
MSC Disposition: Chancellor’s Office, Local Senates
The 1143 Task Force recommendations were adopted by the Board of Governors. The Senate had six representatives who participated on the task force and were well informed about this topic.