Whereas, Guided pathways represents an opportunity for the 114 colleges to examine student success, identify invisible barriers accumulated in our institutions and in California’s higher education system, and create clear messaging for our students to successfully complete their own educational goals;
Whereas, Faculty participation is essential to a process that builds on and rigorously examines our ability to deliver services and enable students to complete programs of study;and
Whereas, Participatory governance is the vehicle to transform institutions in a sustainable and scalable manner;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges create a handbook of actions local academic senates can use as examples to promote inquiry at their colleges and modify existing practices through participatory governance; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges distribute these materials in a variety of appropriate venues.