Whereas many faculty serving on community college hiring committees have little affirmative action training in current laws and procedures, and
Whereas, despite a widespread belief that Proposition 209 nullified affirmative action, current laws and regulations still require such training,
Resolved that the Academic Senate reaffirm its support of adequate and effective affirmative action training for faculty serving on hiring committees, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate urge local senate presidents to monitor hiring committees to ensure that hiring committees include only faculty who are adequately trained in affirmative action regulations, procedures, and laws, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate urge local senate presidents to work with their Affirmative Action Officers to develop affirmative action workshops and other training opportunities for faculty, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate work with the Chancellor's Office and appropriate affirmative action organizations to develop a model for affirmative action training for faculty serving on hiring committees.
EDAC will include training as a regular part of its work.