Whereas the high cost of California housing may impact the California community colleges' attempts to diversify the faculty, and
Whereas four-year colleges as well as K-l2 schools are addressing the housing issue in a variety of ways,
Resolved that the Academic Senate work with colleagues in four-year institutions, as well as with K-l2 schools and districts, to research possible solutions to high housing costs that may deter potential faculty hires, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate work with the Chancellor's Office, unions, Legislature, and other organizations to address the housing crisis facing faculty.
The President has testified before the Joint Master Plan Committee regarding the need to address the housing costs for faculty. The President has discussed this issue with ICAS and worked with four-year colleagues to testify.