Support for the Principles that Guide Programs to
Achieve Educational Equity and
Faculty Diversity in the California State University

AS-2274-95/Floor, (Barrena, Spear, Young, Dinielli)

ATTACHMENT TO AS-2274-95/Floor

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University adopt the attached position paper titled, "Support for the Principles that Guide Programs to Achieve Educational Equity and Faculty Diversity in the California State University," and affirm the principles contained in the position paper as follows:

1. The CSU should encourage and provide access to an excellent education to all who are prepared for and wish to participate in collegiate education.

2. The CSU should actively seek to enroll a student body that is academically qualified and reflects the cultural, racial, ethnic, economic, geographic, and social diversity of the State.

3. The CSU should make particular efforts to provide access to education and the opportunity for educational success to those who have been and are currently underrepresented in higher education.

4. The CSU should seek to recruit and retain a faculty of the highest quality which increasingly reflects the ethnic and cultural diversity of the State.

5. Educational Equity Programs and Faculty Diversity Programs in the CSU should actively seek and support qualified students and faculty who might otherwise not have the opportunity to be a part of the CSU.

6. Educational Equity Programs and Faculty Diversity Programs in the CSU should attempt to redress problems of access and barriers to employment faced by persons from groups who have been and are currently underrepresented in higher education; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate CSU request that the Chancellor and the Board of Trustees affirm and endorse the position paper, and continue to implement the principles embodied in, "Support for the Principles that Guide Programs to Achieve Educational Equity and Faculty Diversity in the California State University"; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate CSU assist the Chancellor in identifying faculty whose testimony may lead to a better understanding of the purpose, nature, and value of Educational Equity Programs and Faculty Diversity Programs in the CSU.v

APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY -- March 9-10, 1995



 
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