Resolution in Support of the Final Report of the Summit on Race and Culture at SFSU

Resolution Number: RS04-223
January, 2004

Resolution in Support of the Summit on Race and
Culture at San Francisco State University #RS04-223


WHEREAS An
all-day campus Summit on Race and Culture was recommended by Robert Corrigan
(President, SFSU), Natalie Batista (President, Associated Students, SFSU), and
James Edwards (Chair, SFSU Academic Senate); and

WHEREAS This
summit was convened by Kenneth Monteiro (Dean, Human Relations, SFSU) on Friday November 14th, 2003;
and

WHEREAS Over
518 campus community members
participated in an all-day process that produced over 150 careful, thorough,
and enlightening comments, questions and observations that are reflected in the
final report of the Summit; and

WHEREAS The
final report of the Summit includes recommendations which deserve
consideration, deliberation, and action by the Academic Senate through its
various standing committees; and

WHEREAS The
final report of the Summit also includes recommendations which deserve
consideration, deliberation, and action by the SFSU administration, Associated
Students, and other representative campus organizations at SFSU; therefore be
it

RESOLVED That
the Academic Senate of San Francisco State University commend Dean Monteiro and
members of his organizing committee for their meticulous, detailed, and
instructive Summit; and be it further

RESOLVED
That the Senate Executive Committee review the recommendations in the
final report of the Summit and refer them as appropriate to committees of the
Senate for consideration and recommendation to the full Senate; and be it
further

RESOLVED
That the Academic Senate also urge SFSU administrators, Associated
Students, and other representative campus organizations to review, consider,
and respond to the recommendations of the final report of the Summit as
appropriate; and be it further

RESOLVED
That this resolution be distributed to the entire campus community.


*** Approved by General
Consent of the Academic Senate on February 10, 2004 ***