Reaffirm Support of AB 1353/New Faculty

Fall
1997
Resolution Number: 
19.06
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Category: 
Professional Standards
Status: 
Completed

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has a longtime commitment to the hiring of more full-time faculty, and

Whereas the Governor vetoed AB 1353, which called for $15 million for new full-time faculty hires, and

Whereas Chancellor Nussbaum has announced that he is not supporting reintroducing AB 1353,

Resolved that the Academic Senate urge the Chancellor to reconsider and support a reintroduced AB 1353.

Status Report: 

The Legislation was proposed under SB877and AB 1714 but never got out of committee. However, the Partnership for Excellence proposal funds may be used to fund full-time faculty hires. ASCCC continues to advocate for new full-time faculty hires.