SB 121, Student Success

Fall
1993
Resolution Number: 
16.04
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Students
Status: 
Assigned

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges is committed to improving the retention, completion, and transfer of historically underrepresented students, and

Whereas Business Administration is the transfer major of choice for community college students, and

Whereas it is a California Community College primary role to prepare students for upper division access to the University of California and the California State University, and

Whereas a viable transfer agreement program for community college students gives otherwise excluded students a way into the university system, and

Whereas Senate Bill 121 (1991) established as state policy the intersegmental responsibility for a strong transfer system, and

Whereas SB 121 mandates the governing boards of each public postsecondary education segment to develop and implement formal systemwide articulation agreements and transfer agreement programs, including discipline-specific articulation agreements as a means for ensuring transfer of community college students,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges be committed to the full and successful implementation of Senate Bill 121, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges direct the Executive Committee to prepare a model systemwide transfer agreement program in the discipline of Business Administration for consideration at the 1994 Spring session, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges enter into dialogue with University of California and California State University Academic Senates toward the successful implementation of this model in the 1994-95 academic year, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges examine additional methods of improving access of community college students to viable and efficient transfer agreement programs to the California State University and the University of California for upper division work toward a baccalaureate degree. M/S/C DISPOSITION: Chancellor's Office, Board of Governors, Legislature, CSU Senate, UC Senate, ICAS, Articulation Officers