Whereas the roles of faculty and students in the governance of local colleges are supportive and compatible, and
Whereas the role of students could benefit appreciably from faculty support of mentoring, education, training, and appropriate voting status to assure their effective participation in the governance of local colleges,
Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work with CalSACC to develop local guidelines for the involvement of academic senates in the mentoring, education, and training of students in their shared governance roles, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support voting membership for students on college committees dealing with the nine student areas of shared governance specified in Title 5, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work with CalSACC to develop and implement a leadership training program for Associated Student Body leaders.
M/S/C Disposition: CalSACC, Executive Committee, Local Senates
The Committee chair in her role as Student Senate Liaison was a member of the planning committee for the first Student Leadership Institute to be held this June 1999 at Monterey. Several meetings have taken place between the Committee chair, the Academic Senate President, the Student Senate President and two area community college Student Association Advisors in an effort to create a course in leadership for the state student governance representatives.