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2007-2008 Resolution 2

January 10, 2008

Resolution on Creation of a Child Care Liaison

(Stating the sentiments of the Student Senate, Faculty Senate and Staff Senate regarding the exploration of child care options and the implementation of a Child Care Liaison on the Texas Tech Campus.)
 
WHEREAS, many students, faculty and staff have a need for child care, and

WHEREAS, the Child Development Center is limited in accessibility to all members of the Texas Tech Community, and

WHEREAS, Texas Tech can use increased attention to child care to retain and recruit the best students, faculty and staff, and

WHEREAS, Texas Tech University strives towards utilizing the existing resources within the community as stated in the Texas Tech University strategic plan, and

WHEREAS, since many parties are becoming more interested in the current situation it has become necessary to establish a position to address these needs head on.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Staff Senate recommends the implementation of a Child Care Liaison to be available to Students, Faculty and Staff, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Child Care Liaison be available to aid the Texas Tech Community in finding appropriate child care options for their individual situations in the surrounding community, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Child Care Liaison explore opportunities to find ways to increase child care options that directly integrate with Texas Tech University, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this resolution be to Chancellor Kent Hance, President Jon Whitmore, members of the Texas Tech University Board of Regents; Dr. Michael Shonrock, Vice President of Student Affairs; Mr. Gene Wilde, President of the Faculty Senate; Mason Moses, President of Student Government Association; Michelle Casady, Editor of The Daily Toreador.

Introduced to, and passed by, the Texas Tech University Staff Senate on January 10, 2008.