Objection to the Language of the Student Success Task Force Report

Fall
2011
Resolution Number: 
13.18
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
General Concerns
Status: 
Moot

Whereas, The recommendations (as of September 30, 2011) of the California Community College Student Success Task Force (established in response to Senate Bill 1143, Liu, 2010) calls for a refocusing and reorienting of institutions towards student success;

Whereas, Faculty are deeply concerned and offended by the document’s suggestion that we need to refocus on student success; and

Whereas, Student success has always been a focus of faculty and our efforts;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge the California Community College Student Success Task Force in its final recommendations to use language that acknowledges and respects the expertise and experience of community college faculty in planning for curriculum and instruction based on our students’ best interests and characteristics.

MSU

Appendix A: California Community Colleges Task Force on Student Success

Status Report: 

This was on the SSTF. It's no longer an issue.