Whereas, Part-time faculty contribute significantly to the effectiveness of California community college educational program;
Whereas, Part-time faculty deserve to be supported as professionals in their professional capacities;
Whereas, Part-time faculty deserve humane working conditions and comparable compensation for their work; and
Whereas, Students deserve the same access to faculty regardless of their employment status;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate work with other faculty organizations to develop unified positions in support of part-time faculty, particularly comparable pay for comparable work, including office hours and a system of due process that assures academic freedom.
The president and council of faculty organizations have worked together to develop a unified position on part-time faculty. This resulted in categorical funding for part-time office hours, health benefits, and pay.