In Support of the AB-798 College Textbook Affordability Act of 2015

Resolution Number: RS16-340
February, 2016
Whereas: 
The significant rise in cost of textbooks in the last decade inhibits equal access of CSU students to the course materials they need to be successful; and
Whereas: 
SF State has implemented the Chancellor’s initiative-- Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) - - and has begun to educate faculty to choose and provide more affordable, quality education content for their students; and
Whereas: 
By reducing SF State student course material expenses, more students acquire the course materials they need to succeed and benefit from their CSU learning experience; therefore be it
Resolved: 
That the SF State Academic Senate support AB-798 also known as the College Textbook Affordability Act of 2015; and be it further
Resolved: 
That this resolution be forwarded to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and the University President.