Support for Faculty Collaboration in the Development of
Model Transfer Degrees

AS-2999-11/AA/APEP (Rev)

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University (ASCSU) support and encourage the participation of discipline-specific faculty from both the CSU and California Community Colleges (CCC) in the development of transfer model curricula; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the ASCSU continue support for this faculty-driven process of curriculum development; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the ASCSU urge campuses and Chancellors’ Offices to provide the necessary funding to support discipline faculty participation in the development of Model Transfer Degrees; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the ASCSU distribute this resolution to the CSU Board of Trustees, the CSU Chancellor, CSU Campus Presidents, Campus Senate Chairs, Campus Senate Executive Committees, Campus Provosts/Vice Presidents Academic Affairs, Campus Articulation Officers, California Faculty Association, Academic Senate for the California Community Colleges, Academic Senate of the University of California, California Community Colleges’ Board of Governors, University of California Board of Regents, and Members of the SB 1440 Implementation and Oversight Committee.

RATIONALE: Faculty in the CSU are working with CCC faculty in the CCC Discipline Input Group (DIG) groups, the mechanism currently in use for the development of CCC model transfer degrees with drafts of models transfer proposals being reviewed and considered for future CCC adoption. The success of these DIG groups is augmented by collaborative efforts on the part of faculty from both the CSU and the CCC.

Approved Unanimously – March 17-18, 2011


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