Dr. Kenneth P. Monteiro will be resigning his position as dean of the College of Ethnic Studies (COES) this upcoming spring. Monteiro declined to give a reason for his decision.
“I requested to exercise my retreat rights back to the faculty, some administrators like myself,
Some faculty and students within College of Ethnic Studies (COES) are upset at President Leslie E. Wong for not fulfilling demands he promised the COES after the protest from May of last year.
Wong signed a contract with the four hunger strikers of the Third
In the current political climate where social unrest pervades college campuses around the country, some SF State students think the university is at odds with its own values of equity, inclusion and diversity.
With only the third week underway in the new school semester, the university
The dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Department (COES) at SF State filed a lawsuit yesterday, suing the University for unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation and defamation.
On Wednesday, Aug. 23, Kenneth P. Monteiro, Ph.D., dean of the COES, filed the suit in the San
The San Francisco Human Rights Commission and its Equity Advisory Committee has presented two Hero Awards to the College of Ethnic Studies for their activism and perseverance in gaining adequate funding for the department.
The Ethnic Studies Student Organization and the Ethnic Studies Student Resource and
One hospitalization and 10 days later, the SF State administration and hunger strikers have come to an agreement and called an end to the strike.
“It’s disappointing that it took a hunger strike and that it took 10 days into a hunger strike to get it
A group of SF State students began a hunger strike Monday, saying they will not eat until the administration allocates $8 million to the College of Ethnic Studies.
SF State students and faculty gathered in Malcolm X Plaza Monday to protest the SF State budget and looming spending cuts to the College of
The fight to create the College of Ethnic Studies redefined SF State's core values and identity. The college was the first of its kind in the US and the strike that led to it remains the longest campus strike in U.S. history. Timeline information from
A group of around 25 students rallied on 19th and Holloway avenues Wednesday to bring attention to the wide range of issues affecting SF State as of late.
Issues surrounding the College of Ethnic Studies, the California Faculty Association and an independent financial analysis released last
Eastern Michigan University accounting professor Howard Bunsis visited SF State Thursday, April 7 to examine the University's uncertain financial situations, with special attention given to the Ethnic Studies funding controversy. Bunsis announced that SF State was not operating at a structural deficit like administration officials
“Our education is our liberation!” read a vibrant yellow sign held up by students as they stormed the quad and marched directly to the front of the Administration Building.
Provost Sue Rosser refused to sign a list of demands presented to her by students of
Provost Sue Rosser refused to sign the list of demands presented to her by the students of the College of Ethnic Studies at a rally Wednesday.
Nearly 200 students and faculty attended the event in order to voice their support for the College in light of recent
Last Tuesday, five of the deans of SF State's six academic colleges signed a letter supporting the initiation of a task force to investigate the funding concerns in the College of Ethnic Studies.
This suggestion follows weeks of protests by students at the College of Ethnic Studies after hearing about
Over the weekend, students and faculty at Harvard Graduate School of Education pledged their solidarity with SF State through social media in the wake of the potential College of Ethnic Studies spending cuts.
The Facebook page Defend and Advance Ethnic Studies at SF State posted a picture on
As students meet to organize against potential spending cuts at the College of Ethnic Studies, SF State officials are cautioning that the issue is more multi-faceted than it appears.
“What’s been happening is the College of Ethnic Studies has been spending more than its budget allocation,
Clothing expressed a united front of resistance at SF State this week amid campus marches supporting the College of Ethnic Studies.
Advocates of the cause donned black and red to support ongoing and increased funding of the College, its lecturers, classes and student services.
Black symbolized power, and
Nearly 100 students and allies of the College of Ethnic Studies met Tuesday in order to further strategize a direct plan of action in response to President Leslie E. Wong's statement regarding the list of student demands that were presented to him last week.
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Students and faculty rally after a tension filled meeting with SF State President Leslie Wong regarding budget cuts in the College of Ethnic studies. Read the full story: Students and faculty meet with President Wong as potential cuts loom for ethnic studies
SF State has been in turmoil since it was announced last week that the historic College of Ethnic Studies would face budgetary restrictions in the coming fiscal year.
Students and faculty presented President Leslie E. Wong with a list of demands, marched in protest and held
Students clad in black and red hurried around the halls of the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building early Thursday morning with flyers still warm from the printer, as they rushed to post them across campus and spread word to the student body about a meeting
Graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Ethnic Studies met Tuesday to discuss and finalize their demands in the face of financial difficulty for the college.
Students and faculty learned last week that the College of Ethnic Studies is facing financial difficulty and may face
In 1968, SF State experienced University-defining change. As racial dynamics in the United States changed radically, SF State students banded together to fight for a curriculum reflective of the diversity of the campus. After five hard-fought months of protest and conflict, the College of Ethnic Studies
Actor, activist and SF State alumnus Danny Glover spoke about community activism and his experiences as an actor Saturday at noon in Jack Adams Hall as part of the College of Ethnic Studies' 46th Anniversary Celebration.
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="600"] Jan Wahl (left), entertainment personality and
Diversity has always been at the core of our university’s values. In November, SF State will celebrate the 46th anniversary of the College of Ethnic Studies, the only one of its kind. The school was just ranked No. 24 on Best College Reviews’ list of
Hundreds of students cried "On strike, shut it down," fists raised to the sky as they marched through Malcolm X Plaza while they passed police officers donning riot gear. This is what SF State looked like from November 1968 to March 1969.
Nearly 50 years have passed since
It's been 45 years since the longest campus strike in U.S. History took place at SF State and to this day it remains an honored, historical University event.
Monday, Dec. 2, Catherine Powell, director of the Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC) and exhibition curator, hosted
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Belva Davis tells stories and reads passages from her new book, "Never in My Wildest Dreams," at her book signing at SF state on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Davis, the first black woman hired as a television news reporter in the Western
The College of Ethnic Studies celebrated its 43rd anniversary by honoring six community leaders and five SF State student leaders on Oct. 7 at Yoshi’s Jazz Club and Japanese Restaurant in San Francisco.
Attendees were treated to live jazz by a quartet, solos by Lawrence Beaman from America’s Got