Be it resolved that the Trustees of Deep Springs College acknowledge, appreciate, and applaud the June 28th California Supreme court decision not to change the California 4th District Court of Appeal’s affirmation of the Trial Court order to amend the L. L. Nunn Trust to serve all promising young people, not men only. By refusing to entertain further appeal, the Supreme Court has confirmed and empowered the 2011 Trustees’ decision to admit women to Deep Springs College.
The Trustees of Deep Springs are confident that Deep Springs College can and should implement a smooth transition to coeducation as soon as practicable. Further, the Trustees of Deep Springs College commit to work enthusiastically and in unison to support coeducation at Deep Springs College. As a body, the Trustees ask the alumni and friends of Deep Springs to join the college in supporting this endeavor.
The Trustees are also very grateful to all of those who have devoted their time, energy, and resources to achieve this result. The steadiness of this support has been an inspiration. The Trustees also thank the legal team and college counsel for their extensive labor in behalf of the Trustees’ decision, including lawyers and staff from Baker Manock & Jensen, Arnold and Porter Kaye Scholer, and Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton.
(Passed unanimously on August 14, 2017)