Student Fee Policy in the CSU

AS-2301-95/AA/F&GA - November 2-3, 1995

RESOLVED:That the Academic Senate of the California State University support the consolidation of fee policies and procedures into a single comprehensive policy document; and be it further

RESOLVED:That the Academic Senate CSU support the development of a fee policy that delegates the Chancellor’s authority to adjust mandatory campus fees, user fees, and penalty fees, to the campus presidents provided that consultation with appropriate campus constituencies on charging fees and allocating fee revenue is exercised in a manner that is consistent with policies adopted by the Board of Trustees; and be it further

RESOLVED:That the Academic Senate CSU urge the Board of Trustees in any fee policy they may develop, to set limits on the permissible range of differential fees that may be established; and be it further

RESOLVED:That the Academic Senate CSU urge the Board of Trustees to continue its student financial aid policy contained in the document, entitled Policies for Pricing and Strategies for Paying (1993), of allocating at least one-third of new student fee revenue to financial aid and consider providing fee waivers, so as to mitigate the effect of new fees upon students eligible for and receiving financial aid; and be it further

RESOLVED:That the Academic Senate CSU urge the Chancellor to continue the consultative process by giving the Academic Senate the opportunity to analyze and respond to any future policy proposals on student fees.

APPROVED -- January 18-19, 1996



 
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