UA Council statement on ROTC
UA Council Statement on ROTC
(Editor's note: The following Undergraduate Association Council resolution, passed last Thursday, is addressed to President Paul E. Gray '54.)
We, the UA Council of MIT, are against any form of discrimination affecting the MIT community including the Reserve Officers' Training Corps' discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
The Institute "does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of . . . sexual orientation in the administration of its educational policies . . . and other Institute administered programs and activities."
The ROTC programs ban homosexuals from participation.
The Undergraduate Association challenges the MIT president and the MIT provost to explain and justify the fundamental contradiction between the values it claims to support and the reality of discrimination it tolerates.