Resolution in Support of the May 16-17 Mobilization To Reverse the Ban on Affirmative Action in the University of California System

Resolution Number: RS01-179
January, 2001

Resolution in

Support of the May 16-17 Mobilization

To Reverse the

Ban on Affirmative Action in the

University of

California System




WHEREAS     The values of San Francisco State

University, as stated in the Academic

Mission and Goals for San Francisco State University, include the statement

that the University is dedicated to creating and maintaining “an environment

for learning that promotes respect for an appreciation of scholarship, freedom,

human diversity, and the cultural mosaic of the City of San Francisco and the

Bay Area”; and


WHEREAS     The ban on affirmative action in the

University of California system is inimical to these values; and


WHEREAS     The Associated Students of the University

of California and the California Teachers Association have articulated in

formal resolutions their support of and intent to participate in the

Mobilization effort; and


WHEREAS     The

Academic Senate of San Francisco State desires to affirm its support for those

students and teachers; therefore, be it


RESOLVED   That the Academic Senate of San Francisco

State University support the Bay Area Wide Mobilization to the University of

California Regents’ Meeting in San Francisco May 16-17 to Reverse the Ban on

Affirmative Action in the University of California system; and be it further


RESOLVED   That the Academic Senate of San Francisco

State University encourage all faculty, students, staff, and administrators to

participate in and voice their support for the May 16-17 Bay Area Wide

Mobilization; and be it further


RESOLVED   That a copy of this resolution be forwarded

to the President of the University of California system, the University of

California Regents, the Chancellor of the California State University, and the

CSU Board of Trustees.




***APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY MAY 8,

2001***