demands. The President agreed to establish a Center for Mexican-American Studies with temporary funds and to ap-point an assistant to his office. Roy. -- Dr. Billingsleyofter revising his proposal three times to meet academic objections, submitted his proposal to the Chancellor who referred it to Dean Knight of the College of Letters and Science. Dec. 3rd -- Dean Knight referred the proposal to the Executive Commit-tee of the College of Letters and Sciences. During Decem. ber, the Executive Committee met and revised the proposal to omit the community involvement program, field work, and student participation in implementation. The Committee deadlocked on whether it should be a department or merely a program. Dr. Billingsley and AASU were excluded from all meetings and not informed of the Committee's decisions. 1969 Jan. 10th -- AMU began to discuss publicly the need for action, in-cluding a possible strike. The AASU, Mexican-American Student Confederation (MASC), and Asian-American Political Alliance (PAPA) formed a united position and began to func-tion as the Third World Liberation Front (TWLF). Jan. 14th -- AASU publicly demanded immediate acceptance of its pro-posal for a Black Studies Department. Jan. 21st -- Strike Support Committee formed to organize White Student Support for TWLF strike. Jan. 22nd TWLF strike began. The TWLF set up informational picket lines at major entrances and buildings on campus. The five demands are: 1) That funds be allocated for the implementations of the Third World College: a. Department of Asian Studies--that positions and staff be set up to develop the Asian Studies De-partment controlled by Asian people. b. Department of Black Studies as proposed by AMU. c. Department of Chicano Studies. d. Any other ethnic studies programs as they are de-veloped and presented. 2) That Third World people be in position of power. Recruitment of more Third World faculty in every depart-ment and discipline and proportionate employment of Third World people at all levels from Regents, Chancellors, Vice-Chancellors, faculty, administrative personnel, clerical, custodial, security, service personnel, and all other auxiliary positions and confractual vending services throughout the University system. JO. IN, Mb+ 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Citation Label Comparative Ethnic Studies Archives, UC Berkeley Archive Call Number. CRS ARC Box No. Folder No.—J— Date /

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