Full-time Faculty for Noncredit

Fall
1998
Resolution Number
05.04
 
Contact
Jane Sneed
Assigned to
Legislative and Advocacy Committee
Category
Budget and Finance
Status
Completed
Status Report

The Academic Senate has supported AB420 with other faculty groups. The Governor signed the bill on October 8, 1999. 

Whereas ten percent of California community colleges' FTES is provided through noncredit courses, and

Whereas there is currently a $40 million Budget Change Proposal for hiring full-time faculty in credit programs for 1999-2000, and

Whereas there is a plan for the California Community Colleges to continue to request a Budget Change Proposal of $40 million in each of the next 5 years to hire full-time credit faculty for a total of $200 million,

Resolved that the Academic Senate request that the Board of Governors include a $4 million Budget Change Proposal for the fiscal year 1999 - 2000 in the system proposal to fund the hiring of noncredit full-time faculty, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate continue to request a$4 million Budget Change Proposal for each of the following 4 years for a total of $20 million directed towards the hiring of full-time noncredit faculty.