Update Paper on Local Curriculum Committees

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Whereas, Local curriculum committees play a critical role in the California Community College system;

Whereas, The role of local curriculum committees has expanded tremendously with the dynamics of local governance, demands for curriculum that is responsive to the needs of our diverse student populations, changes in regulations, and local and statewide emergency and crisis situations; and

Whereas, The changing demands of local curriculum committees have necessitated the need for faculty and curriculum committee members to fully understand the role of the curriculum committee as it pertains to diligence on supporting student success;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges update the 1996 paper titled "The Curriculum Committee: Role, Structure, Duties and Standards of Good Practice" and bring the paper for approval by the Spring 2022 Plenary Session.