…the January 26, 2014, vote on Colorado SB15-094 went on party lines with the Republican majority voting against the the bill. “A Bill for an Act Concerning Community College Faculty” was introduced by Senator John Kefalas and also sponsored in the House by Representative Joe Salazar. That’s it for this session, but the bill will be back. Read more about this important legislation at the links below:
- SB15-094 information page on the AAUP Chapters of the CCCS website (wiki)
- “Bill Introduced to End Two-Tier Faculty System in Colorado’s Community Colleges” post on the AAUP Colorado Conference page
- White Paper by Suzanne Hudson, AAUP Colorado Conference Executive Committee: Proposal for a United Faculty in the Colorado’s Community Colleges
Look for online updates on outcome tomorrow. Hundreds of AAUP members in active chapters sprouting up monthly across Colorado, as well as hundreds of thousands of colleagues in research universities and colleges throughout the U.S., stand in solidarity with Sen. Kefalas and Rep. Salazar in this groundbreaking legislation.