Resolutions & Amendments to Constitution
AMENDMENT to ARTICLE VII of The Laney College Faculty Senate Constitution (Spring 2016): In accordance with Article X. A., The Amending Process, on April 5, 2016, a motion was made to amend Article VII.A.6. at the request of more than 15 members of the electorate. The proposal was ratified by more than 2/3 of the cast ballots by secret ballot on May 3, 2016. The constitution was amended as follows:
Article VII.A.6: Hourly faculty shall elect
two four representatives college-wide.
April 19, 2016: Resolution that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges supports AB 2009 and other efforts to increase the success of undocumented students at California public institutions of higher education
March 1, 2016: Resolution that the Laney College Faculty Senate request a full-time Mental Health Specialist to support student’s mental health needs in accordance with the Budget Allocation Model so that Laney is not left with a gap in these urgently needed services.
Nov. 24, 2015: Resolution that the Laney College Faculty Senate request that College President Webb and Vice President of Instruction Celhay make the PASS report originally requested by Dr. Gravenberg available to the Faculty Senate before its December 1st meeting.
Nov. 24, 2015: Resolution that the Laney College Faculty Senate request an immediate meeting between the college president and a delegation of senators to review, in detail, the SSSP and Equity planning process, the SSSP and Equity Funds, and SSSP and Equity expenditures.
November 3, 2015: Resolution recommending that the Peralta Community College District allocate an additional $75,000 in funds for instructional equipment and library materials to Laney College
Resolution requesting an immediate response (on or before Tuesday, October 27) from the President (not a designee) regarding expenditures and planning process for SSSP and Student Equity:
Resolution urging the administration to work with the Senate to develop and institute a transparent process for requesting and assigning smart classrooms
December 2, 2014: Resolution Recommending the Chancellor Review Colleges’ Plans and Reports and use this review to draft the District service center support and budget proposal for shared governance review
February 18, 2014: Resolution Requesting Faculty Senate Representation on District Planning and Budget Council