Korean Students Association

April 12, 1985

A group of Dickinson students attempted to form a Korean Students Association in 1985. The members (their actual names are unknown at this point) stated the purpose of the group as follows:

1. Provide Korean culture and encourage Asian awareness on campus

2. Express Asian concern regarding minority affairs

3. Add a different dimension to minority awareness and involvement on campus

4. Provide a social and cultural outlet for Koreans on campus

In the Membership section of their constitution, the writers also stated that "the association welcomes students interested in the Korean culture" yet "members should be able to speak Korean [...and] should have the knowledge of the Korean culture and customs."

The Association may or may not have been approved in the Spring of 1985. An ambiguous note has been found attached to the club's constitution, reading, "Korean Students Association: Approved Spring '85: 4/12" and next to this there is a handwritten note simply saying, "No." Further information is required to determine whether or not this club actually came to fruition, and if not, why.

Location of Document in Archives
RG 8/140 Box 1 Folder 1 Korean Students Association