Whereas, Each California community college is required to submit an updated Student Equity Plan by July 2004;
Whereas, The Academic Senate adopted the revised Guidelines to Developing a Student Equity Plan, and the Board of Governors adopted the Equity and Diversity Taskforce Report (Fall 2002); and
Whereas, Local academic senates have been charged with formal commitment to equity and diversity;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate of California Community Colleges work with local academic senates to update their Student Equity Plans as required by the Board of Governors.
The System Office has said that the 15 colleges that have not submitted their plans will have diversity funding withheld because they have not met minimum conditions.