Protect Languages at UOG Petition.
The purpose of this signature drive is to promote and to advance language learning at the University of Guam.
Students and faculty of the University of Guam learn, teach and serve
in order to preserve the essential strengths of the region’s cultures
and natural resources and to use those strengths to cope with current
and future challenges. The preservation and revitalization of the
Chamorro language and the learning of foreign languages are critical for
the future development of the people of the Mariana Islands and the
broader Micronesian region.
The University of Guam is now proposing to reduce the language
requirement for General Education from two language courses to one
language course, while keeping the number of minimum credit hours for
graduation the same.
We, the people listed below, request the University of Guam to
maintain the current two language courses requirement of General