Origins and History of the 75% Goal

Fall
2006
Resolution Number
19.03
Contact
Michelle Pilati
Assigned to
Educational Policies Committee
Category
Professional Standards
Status
Completed
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.

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