Whereas the 2000-2001 budget language calls for increased accountability for Partnership for Excellence plans, including more rigorous goals and stronger accountability requirements, and
Whereas the Board of Governors is considering the adoption of conditions to require collegial consultation in the development of Partnership for Excellence plans and to require governing board reviews of local expenditure reports and progress toward goal attainment,
Resolved that the Academic Senate urge local senates to ensure that Partnership for Excellence (PFE) funds are properly invested to further system goals related to student success pursuant to collegial consultation, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate work with the Chancellor's Office and the Board of Governors to pursue and enforce collegial consultation and effective participation regulations with respect to PFE, to ensure fiscal accountability for the PFE funds, and to ensure that PFE funds are allocated in accordance with the legislative intent to foster student success, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate continue to seek a mandated sign-off for local academic senates for all PFE expenditures and reports, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate continue to seek enhancements to provide improved fiscal accountability for PFE funds.
The Partnership for Excellence program and funding have been discontinued.