Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has endorsed the values of global education adopted by the Global Education Network Task Force (Spring 1999);
Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has participated in the Global Education Work Group; and
Whereas, The statement of principles and purposes is consistent with the values and interests of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate recognize the following purposes and principles of Global Education.
Prepares students to be globally literate and to fully participate in a global environment of great cultural, economic and linguistic diversity.
Increases the number of "globally competent" students completing undergraduate studies or entering the workforce.
Promotes the inclusion of an international and intercultural perspective across the curriculum (academic/vocational and technical education), methods of instructional delivery, and student support structures, and in professional development activities.
Effectively integrates immigrants into the economy and civic life.
Provides a framework for developing cooperative agreements and faculty and student exchanges with foreign educational institutions.
The resolution simply calls for recognition of certain purposes for global education. Since the resolution was referred, and since the resolution calls for no particular action on the part of the Senate, the committee asks that the referred resolution be removed.