Resolution on Memorial Grove

Resolution Number: RS99-164
January, 1999

RESOLUTION ON MEMORIAL GROVE

#RS99-164

At its meeting of March 9, 1999, the Academic Senate of San Francisco State University unanimously approved the following resolution on Memorial Grove.

WHEREAS

the Memorial Grove, dedicated on December 1, 1989, was established to commemorate the lives of former members of the SFSU community, and continues to be an important and historic aspect of the SFSU campus; and

WHEREAS

following its inception, the grove was the site of memorial services honoring former SFSU staff and students; and

WHEREAS

usage and recognition of the Memorial Grove have significantly declined in recent years; and

WHEREAS

the Memorial Grove often goes unnoticed and is rarely utilized despite its good condition and seating areas; and

WHEREAS

the Memorial Grove, a campus landmark, is not identified on the campus map; therefore be it

RESOLVED

that the Academic Senate proposes that efforts be initiated to better identify the location of the Memorial Grove; and be it further

RESOLVED

that Academic Senate recommends that the location of the Memorial Grove be labeled on the campus map; and be it further

RESOLVED

that the Academic Senate suggests that the entrance to the Memorial Grove be made more noticeable through signage and other appropriate means; and be it further

RESOLVED

that the Academic Senate supports attempts to enhance the utilization, recognition and visibility of the Memorial Grove.