Resolution on the Search of Provost

Whereas Sonoma State University may be facing a serious budget cut after the November election, and

Whereas Sonoma State University is currently recruiting 40 faculty members for 2003- 2004, and

Whereas the average recruitment expense for even a senior faculty member at Sonoma State University is modest, and

Whereas Sonoma State University faculty and staff have the expertise to conduct a successful and fiscally responsible provost search; therefore, be it

Resolved that the Academic Senate recommends to the President and Provost Search Committee that the recruitment of the provost not be out-sourced, that is, that only in-house resources be used; and be if further

Resolved that limited campus financial resources be used prudently in this search.

Unanimously approved by the Senate