Senator Paul Simon

United States Senate, Washington, DC 20510
March 10, 1998

Mr. Greg Hlibok
President, Student Body Government
Students for a Deaf President Now
Alumni House
Gallaudet University
800 Florida Ave., N.E.
Washington D.C. 20002

Dear Greg:

I wanted to let you know that I support the students' efforts seeking the ouster of Elisabeth Zinser as president of Gallaudet.

A fundamental requirement, overriding any other for this job, is an understanding of deafness -- what it is and how it affects the educational experience.

I do not do this because I may get my name in the newspaper. I have made a commitment long ago to make Gallaudet University the center of international leadership for hearing-impaired individuals.

I have written to the three Congressional members on the Board of Trustees urging them to exercise their influence to reverse the decision to appoint Zinser.

The students of Gallaudet have sent a powerful message across this country!

Best wishes.

Cordially,

Paul Simon
United States Senator

About Gallaudet
Administration
Campus Photos
Clerc Center
Communications and Public Relations
Contact Us
Diversity
Employment Opportunities
Fast Facts
GU Press
Make an Online Gift
Maps & Directions
Mission & Goals
Sustainability
Visitors Center
Admissions
English Language Institute
Financial Aid
Global Education and Scholar Services
Graduate Admissions
Graduate Orientation
International Admissions
Professional Studies
Test Center
Undergraduate Admissions
Academics & Research
Undergraduate Majors and Programs
Graduate Programs
Professional Studies
Career Center
Academic Catalog & Course Info
General Studies Program
Honors Program
International Student Services
Library
Gallaudet Research Institute
Visual Language & Visual Learning
Campus Life
Athletics
Bison Shop (bookstore)
Campus Activities
Commencement
Food Services
Intramurals
Public Safety
Residence Life and Housing
Washington, D.C.
Tools & Resources
Bison
Daily Digest
Campus Directory
Subscribe to Gallaudet Alert
Help Desk
Maps & Directions
my.Gallaudet
People @ Gallaudet
Shuttle Bus Services
Gallaudet University | 800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002
Copyright © 2014 Gallaudet University
FacebookTwitterYouTube