Whereas legislation, guidelines, and revisions for programs in response to welfare reform are continually occurring, and
Whereas considerable funding for colleges is at stake,
Resolved that the Academic Senate urge the Chancellor's Office to continue to inform local senate presidents of all issues relating to the community college's role in welfare reform, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate urge local senates to ensure that all regular curriculum procedures be followed in dealing with welfare reform issues at their colleges, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate urge local senate presidents to refuse to sign off on curriculum changes made in response to welfare reform unless the regular procedures and proper curriculum processes have been followed.
A letter to this effect has sent to local senate presidents.