Support For Proposed Changes in the Commission On Extended Education

AS-2146-93/CSIP - May 6-7, 1993

WHEREAS, During the fifteen-year existence of the Commission on Extended Education, under the classification both of self-support and state funding, there has been a great expansion of activities on the campuses that have come to be administered by the Deans of Extended Education, including such activities as off-campus centers, international programs, and courses offered through distance learning; and

WHEREAS, Decreases in the level of state funding indicates a need to continue expanding self-support offerings within the California State University; and

WHEREAS, The Commission has seen the need to revise both its composition and its "charge" to reflect these changes and to enable the Commission to serve its constituents more effectively; and

WHEREAS, The Commission has proposed that its name be changed from the Commission on Extended Education to the Commission on the Extended University; and

WHEREAS, The Commission has proposed that its membership be expanded to include one more member selected by the statewide Academic Senate, a campus director of distance learning, an additional campus president, and an additional Vice President for Academic Affairs; and

WHEREAS, The Commission has revised the Statement of its responsibilities appearing in the State University Administrative Manual (SUAM) so that it would be more congruent with current realities; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Academic Senate of the California State University recommend that the Chancellor and Board of Trustees approve the proposed name change from the Commission on Extended Education to the Commission on the Extended University, the proposed changes in its membership, and the proposed changes in its Statement of Responsibilities appearing in the State University Administrative Manual (SUAM).

APPROVED -- May 6, 1993



 
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