The committee held breakouts and wrote a new paper which was adopted Spring 09.
Whereas, The Academic Senate paper on the "Role of Academic Senates in Enrollment Management" was written prior to 1999; and
Whereas, The issues surrounding enrollment of students in classes and the rationale to cancel or close a class should be based on data from multiple sources such as input directly from the program, analysis of current trends in enrollment, the impact of distance education enrollments on face-to-face classes, and other variables;
Resolved, The Academic Senate of California Community Colleges update its paper on the role of senates in enrollment management to address recent variables that now affect enrollment challenges, including the specific role of faculty, students, administrators, and other constituent groups in making decisions about opening, closing, or canceling classes.
MSC Disposition: Local Senates