Local Senate in Institutional Planning

Resolution Number
Assigned to
Relations with Local Senates Committee
Local Senates
Status Report

With the publication of the Senate paper, Faculty Role in Planning and Budget, this resolution has been completed.

Whereas Title 5 regulations state that the local academic senate is an organization whose primary function is to make recommendations with respect to academic and professional matters, and

Whereas Title 5, section 53200, item 10, lists processes for institutional planning and budget development as an academic and professional matter, and

Whereas no educational institution can achieve growth and maintain educational quality without effective long range and short term planning, and

Whereas the plans developed within an institution affect program and curriculum development, faculty hiring, student outcomes, and other academic and professional matters,

Resolved that the Academic Senate urge local senates to work with their college administration, to create processes for all institutional planning that involves the meaningful participation of representatives of the local academic senate.