SB 1143 – Defining Student Success

Fall
2010
Resolution Number: 
13.02
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
General Concerns
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, SB 1143 (Liu, 2010) requires the Board of Governors (BOG) to adopt a plan for promoting and improving student success within the California community colleges and to establish a task force to examine specified best practices and models for accomplishing student success;

Whereas, SB 1143 (Liu, 2010) requires the task force to develop and present specified recommendations to the BOG for incorporation into a plan to improve student success and completion within the California community colleges; and

Whereas, Faculty are central to student success and student completion and are best positioned to develop metrics used to establish and measure student success that are critical to the development of a system-wide plan for student success;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges define student success and identify best practices and models for accomplishing student success;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges include student input and perspectives in the development of student success metrics;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges assert the primacy of our definition of student success to the Board of Governors; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges ensure faculty primacy in the identification, development and/or adoption of metrics used to establish and measure student success.

MSC Disposition: Local Senates

Status Report: 

The Senate representatives consistently reaffirmed the intent of this resolution during all discussions of the Student Success Task Force. After the completion of the task force work, the Senate appointed faculty representatives to serve on groups developed to implement the task force recommendations such as the ARCC Scorecard. The voice of the faculty has and continues to influence the process.