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RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF BALLOT MEASURE Q

RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF BALLOT MEASURE Q

THE COLLEGE OF THE REDWOODS SCHOOL BOND

Approved 9/27/04

WHEREAS,          Humboldt State University and the College of the Redwoods

share the responsibilities for higher education in Humboldt

County, and

WHEREAS,          The two institutions depend on one another, sharing a great

                        number of students, faculty and resources, and

WHEREAS,          College of the Redwoods is committed to offering a high-quality

                        core curriculum that will satisfy the lower-division general

education requirements for transfer to four-year colleges and

universities, and

WHEREAS,          College of the Redwoods is also committed to offer rigorous,

                        high-quality educational programs leading to the Associate in

                        Arts or Associate in Science Degree, Certificates of Achievement,

                        or Certificates of Completion, and

WHEREAS,          College of the Redwoods is further committed to provide high-

                        quality professional and technical programs that will allow

                        students to obtain skills necessary to enter or advance in the

                        workforce or to be better prepared for further education, and

WHEREAS,          These programs will be continuously articulated with the private

                        and public sectors and with other institutions of higher education,

                        and

WHEREAS,          College of the Redwoods is in need of funding for the

                        renovation of lab and classroom facilities to strengthen its

                        academic and vocational training programs, and

WHEREAS,          Eleven specific projects have been identified in Measure Q and

                        include adding classrooms and tech labs, renovating unsafe and

deteriorating buildings, and repairing, constructing, furnishing and

equipping facilities, and

WHEREAS,          Measure Q will authorize the Redwoods Community

                        College District to issue and sell bonds up to the maximum

of $40,320,000 to accomplish these projects; therefore be it

RESOLVED,          The Associated Students of Humboldt State University fully

                        support Measure Q, College of The Redwoods School Bond;

                        therefore be it further

RESOLVED,          That copies of this Resolution be sent, but not limited to:

                        HSU President Rollin Richmond, College of the Redwoods

                        President, Casey Crabill, the HSU Academic Senate, The

                        California State Student Association, the Lumberjack

                        Newspaper, and local media.

Authored by Cole Newton and Michelle Woo

HSU Associated Students

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Representatives

_______________________________       ________________________________

          Cole Newton, Representative                     Michelle Woo, Representative

College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences               College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

______________________________________       _______________________________________

                    Kyle Zeck                           Samantha Williams-Gray

          Legislative Vice President                               President