Faculty Development

Fall
2001
Resolution Number: 
12.02
Contact: 
Category: 
Faculty Development
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, AB 1725 calls for funds for faculty development;

Whereas, AB 1725 addresses the need for hiring faculty to meet the demands of increasing enrollment in California community colleges;

Whereas, The faculty workforce and its developmental needs have increased since 1989, but the funding for faculty development has remained the same; and

Whereas, The Chancellor's Office is developing a Human Resources Plan to guide the California Community College System in meeting its human resource needs in the future;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate work to ensure that sufficient faculty development funds are embedded in any budget proposals that address human resource needs;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate work to ensure that faculty development is a major component of any human resources plan developed by the Chancellor's Office; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate continue to work with the Consultation Council and the Board of Governors to increase state funding for professional development.

Summary: 
Work to ensure that sufficient faculty development funds are embedded in any budget proposals that address human resource needs; work to ensure that faculty development is a major component of any human resources plan developed by the Chancellor's Office; and continue to work with the Consultation Council and the Board of Governors to increase state funding for professional development.
Status Report: 

The governor did not include the BCP in the January 2006 budget; the May Revise (2006) also did not include Faculty Development funding. Final budget June 06 did include funding on a one time basis. This is an ongoing task for permanent line in budget. BOG did ask for unused growth funds to possibly be used for faculty development.