Addressed by the Consultation Council Task Force on Equity and Diversity, which concluded that the procedure for determining minimum qualifications contains adequate safeguards in this regard.
Whereas, Access and equal opportunity are hallmarks of the community college system in California;
Whereas, The nature of advanced degrees awarded by the California State University and University of California systems are increasingly interdisciplinary;
Whereas, It is critical to safeguard opportunities for diverse pools of applicants when faculty positions are advertised; and
Whereas, It is important to retain minimum qualifications that reflect academic rigor;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate continue to embrace diversity as a goal and adhere to minimum qualifications that are not so narrow as to create barriers to the hiring of a diverse faculty