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At its meeting Oct. 9, 2001, San Francisco State University's Academic Senate unanimously approved the following resolution, in response to the events of Sept. 11:

"Be it resolved,

"That the Academic Senate of San Francisco State University (SFSU) express its sympathy and concern for all those who were affected, directly or indirectly, by the horrific events of Sept. 11, 2001; and

"That the Academic Senate commend all the members of the campus community who have provided extraordinary assistance in response to those events; and

"That the Academic Senate condemn responses stigmatizing members of any religious, ethnic, racial or national group; and

"That the Academic Senate join with the University administration in affirming that harassment or intimidation of students, staff, faculty, administrators or guests of the University on this campus will not be tolerated; and

"That the Academic Senate reaffirm its strong support for international students presently studying at SFSU and its desire to encourage all students, whether domestic or international, to enhance their academic pursuits in study-abroad programs whenever possible; and

"That the Academic Senate urge federal and state officials not to propose any moratorium on international student visas and to continue to seek advice from and consultation with higher education officials on this issue; and

"That the Academic Senate strongly support all campus efforts to provide assistance to members of the SFSU community who have been directly affected by the events of Sept. 11, 2001; and

"That the Academic Senate urge all individual faculty, staff, students, and administrators to contribute as best they can to these endeavors; and

"That copies of this resolution be sent to the SFSU campus community, the chancellor of the CSU, the chair of the Board of Trustees of the CSU, Gov. Gray Davis, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Sen. Barbara Boxer, Rep. Tom Lantos and Rep. Nancy Pelosi."

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