Origins and History of the 75% Goal

Fall
2006
Resolution Number: 
19.03
Contact: 
Category: 
Professional Standards
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has long supported the provision of a core of full-time faculty as vital to the educational success of our programs and students;

Whereas, Despite Title 5 Regulations specifying a full-time faculty obligation number, the goal of 75% full-time credit instruction is far from being realized; and

Whereas, Some question the origins and validity of the long-standing 75% goal of both the Legislature and the Board of Governors;

Resolved, That Academic Senate for California Community Colleges develop a paper that documents the origins and history of the 75% goal and that explains the wider value of full-time faculty to programs and students. MSC Disposition: Local Senates

Summary: 
Develop a paper that documents the origins and history of the 75% goal and that explains the wider value of full-time faculty to programs and students.
Status Report: 

Article has been completed and submitted to President for possible publication in AB1725 Rostrum, Fall 2008.