Support for New Initiative in Economic Development

Spring
2001
Resolution Number: 
21.01
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Career Technical Education
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, The Board of Governors is developing a new initiative on economic development;

Whereas, The new initiative will include career ladder development, integration of vocational and academic education, basic skills preparation, and life long learning concepts; and

Whereas, The new initiative would direct that some economic development funds be included in the base for every college (instead of going out only on a competitive basis);


Resolved, That the Academic Senate support the proposed direction of the new economic development initiative and request funding to be based on allocation as opposed to a competitive Request for Application (RFA) process.

Recommendation: 
(mwl 2009)
Status Report: 

The president and vice president supported the direction of the new economic development initiative before the Board of Governors. Such funds remain, however, allocated through competitive grant.