Resolution in Honor of Senator Kenneth Monteiro

AS-2376-97/San Francisco - May 8-9, 1997

WHEREAS, Ken Monteiro was elected to the Academic Senate CSU in May 1995 and found that his departmental responsibilities made it necessary for him to resign at the end of the fall semester, 1996; and

WHEREAS, Ken Monteiro was the first African American to be hired on tenure-track in the Psychology Department at San Francisco State University; earned the respect and affection of students by his service as faculty advisor to the Associated Students, the La Raza Students in Psychology, and the Black Students in Psychology; and was the first person of color to serve as chair of that department; and

WHEREAS, Ken Monteiro has generously contributed his time, talent, skills, and abilities to a wide range of governance activities, ably representing San Francisco State University in the Academic Senate CSU and ably representing the Academic Senate CSU in the Academic Senate of the San Francisco State University; and

WHEREAS, Ken Monteiro presented a thoughtful and insightful analysis of faculty and student issues during his service on both the Academic Senate CSU and the Academic Senate of SFSU, presenting especially compelling analyses of the significance of Proposition 209; therefore be it

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University thank Ken Monteiro for his many services and wish him well in his future endeavors.


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