A draft of the USenate’s resolution to condone military engagement and welcome back ROTC has been circulated among faculty caucuses for comment and discussion. This does not mean that the Senate will definitively endorse ROTC’s return, but a similar resolution will be put to a vote before the Senate body (likely in April). Below is an excerpt from the resolution:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED
That it is in the interest of Columbia University to continue to constructively engage the Armed Forces of the United States and educate the future military leaders, subject to administrative, logistical, and legal concerns; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED
That Columbia University welcomes the opportunity to explore further mutually beneficial relationships with the Armed Forces of the United States, including participation in the programs of the Reserve Officers Training Corps;
You can read the full draft here.