Hiring of Academic Administrators

Resolution Number
Diane Oren
Assigned to
Educational Policies Committee
General Concerns
Status Report

Breakout and survey completed 2012 - 2013 and Rostrum article completed Summer 2013.

Whereas, Local academic senates’ participation with Boards of Trustees was recognized in several Academic Senate resolutions (F89 and F96) and Rostrum articles (2007 and 2009) that noted the participatory role of local academic senates in administrator hiring searches;

Whereas, Administrator organizations share the responsibility of making recommendations to Boards of Trustees regarding the hiring of administrators; and

Whereas, Local Board of Trustees’ administrator hiring practices and searches are inconsistent and vary significantly across the state;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community College research the ways that local senates participate in administrative hiring, promotion, and transfer decisions; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work with the CEO and CIO organizations to determine effective principles and practices when hiring, promoting, or transferring college administrators and report the results of that collaboration at the Fall 2013 plenary.

MSC Disposition: Local Senates