Resolution in Support for Proposition 1D: The Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2006 (AB 127 ? Nunez)

Resolution Number: RF06-252
September, 2006

Academic Senate Resolution

#RF06-252

Resolution in Support for Proposition 1D: The Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2006 (AB 127 – Nuñez)

WHEREAS: The California State University (CSU) will receive $690 million from Proposition 1D, the Education Facilities: Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2006 (AB 127 – Nunez) for much needed infrastructure improvements, construction and equipment for new facilities; and

WHEREAS: Infrastructure needs continue to be an urgent priority for the CSU for reasons of safety as well as an ability to offer high-quality, modern instruction to California students; and

WHEREAS: Construction and equipment of new facilities are ongoing needs for CSU campuses as they seek to provide modern learning experiences for students in all fields of study as enrollment growth adds new classroom pressures; and

WHEREAS: Among the capital needs for high-quality learning experiences on CSU campuses are modern laboratories for nursing, science and engineering students; new studios for creative and performing arts, and up-to-date access to academic and information technologies; therefore, be it

RESOLVED: That the San Francisco State University (SF State) Academic Senate support Proposition 1D, the Education Facilities: Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2006 (AB 127 – Nunez); and be it further

RESOLVED: That the SF State Academic Senate applaud the CSU Board of Trustees for their endorsement of Proposition 1D, the Education Facilities: Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2006 (AB 127 – Nunez); and be it further

RESOLVED: That the SF State Academic Senate commend the CSU Academic Senate for their support of Proposition 1D, the Education Facilities: Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2006 (AB 127 – Nunez); and be it further

RESOLVED: That the SF State Academic Senate call upon campus faculty, staff, students and friends of San Francisco State University to join with it in support for Proposition 1D, the Education Facilities: Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2006 (AB 127 – Nunez).

Go to http://www.calstate.edu/AIR/prop1D/campuses/SanFrancisco.doc for SF State’s proposed Capital Outlay Program with Proposition 1 D funding support.

***Unanimously Approved by the Academic Senate at its meeting on October 10, 2006***