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To be presented to the University Faculty meeting
on March 9, 1988 by
RESOLUTION TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
FROM THE UNIVERSITY FACULTY
THE GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY FACULTY WISHES TO MAKE IT KNOWN TO
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, TO THE STUDENTS OF GALLAUDET
UNIVERSITY AND TO THE COMMUNITY AT LARGE THAT WE SUPPORT THE
EFFORTS OF THE STUDENTS AS WELL AS THEIR FOUR DEMANDS, TO
#1. THAT THE SEVENTH PRESIDENT OF GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY BE
#2. THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF GALLAUDET
UNIVERSITY, JANE BASSETT SPILMAN, RESIGN FROM THE BOARD
OF TRUSTEES OF GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY.
#3. THAT THE COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF
GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY BE CHANGED AT THE EARLIEST POSSIBLE
TIME SO THAT A MAJORITY OF THE BOARD BE COMPOSED OF HEARING
#4. THAT NO PENALTY BE IMPOSED UPON STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF
OR ADMINISTRATORS (friendly amendment)
OF GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY, INDIVIDUALLY OR COLLECTIVELY, FOR
THEIR SUPPORT OF OR PARTICIPATION IN THE NONVIOLENT
DEMONSTRATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ABOVE CAUSES.
Robert Carl Johnson, Professor of Mathematics
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