Whereas, At the September meeting, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors adopted the system-wide goals outlined in the California Community Colleges (CCC) Vision for Success, including a goal which states “Increase by 35 percent the number of CCC students systemwide transferring annually to a UC or CSU;”
Whereas, The Associate Degrees for Transfer have created significant opportunities for California community college students to transfer into the California State University (CSU) system;
Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges and the Academic Senate for University of California (UC), in cooperation with the California Community College Chancellor’s Office and UC Office of the President, are facilitating the transfer of CCC students to the UC by establishing a pilot program that will define the parameters for local development of associate degrees based on the UC Transfer Pathways and include guaranteed admission to a UC campus for students who complete the degree with a minimum grade point average in the transfer pathway courses; and
Whereas, Local community colleges establish transfer agreements with private and out-of-state institutions to serve students in attaining their educational goals, and the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office has established transfer agreements with institutions such as Historically Black Colleges and Universities;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support an increase in the number of students transferring to a University of California or California State University campus; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges affirm its support for students transferring to private non-profit and out-of-state institutions.