Responding to the Student Success Task Force Recommendations

Fall
2011
Resolution Number: 
13.08
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
General Concerns
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, The draft recommendations (as of September 30, 2011) of the California Community Colleges Task Force on Student Success (established in response to Senate Bill 1143, Liu, 2010) propose a complex package of integrated changes to the way the California community colleges currently function;

Whereas, Student success, specifically, and academic and professional matters more generally are areas in which primary responsibility has been granted to the local academic senate; and

Whereas, Faculty commitment to student success has always been a given and faculty are in the best position to provide an in-depth analysis of changes proposed to impact success, as well as to provide alternative approaches to student success;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges develop a timely response to the recommendations of the California Community Colleges Task Force on Student Success that provides an analysis of the proposed changes and, where appropriate, prioritizes, delineates options, and provides alternatives; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges develop a timely response to the individual recommendations of the California Community Colleges Task Force on Student Success that provides an analysis of the proposed changes and, where appropriate, rejects, prioritizes, delineates options, and/or provides alternatives.

MSC

Appendix A: California Community Colleges Task Force on Student Success

Status Report: 

The Executive Committee prepared a response to the Student Success Task Force recommendations, which was shared with relevant parties. The president continues to inform the Chancellor's Office and other groups of the Senate's response and has appointed faculty members to all implementation groups.