Resolution in Honor or Penelope Warren

Resolution Number: RF03-219
September, 2003

RESOLUTION OF THE ACADEMIC

SENATE


IN

HONOR OF PENELOPE WARREN

#RF03-219



WHEREAS                Penelope

Warren has served as Academic Senator, 1992 to 1999 and 2000 to 2003; and


WHEREAS                she has served as

Vice Chair of the Academic Senate, 2001-2003; Chair of the Student Affairs

Committee, 1994-1996; Chair of CUSP Planning Group: Toward a User-Friendly

Campus, 1995-1996; Chair of the Administrative Review Committee 2000; Chair of

the Faculty Affairs Committee, 2000-2001; Co-Chair of the Asilomar

2003 Program Planning Committee, 2002-2003; Acting Chair of the Student Affairs

Hiring, Retention, Tenure and Promotions Committee, 2003; member of the Student

Affairs Committee, 1992-1994; member of the Executive Committee 1994-1999 and

2000 to 2003; member of the Student Affairs Hiring, Retention, Tenure and

Promotions Committee, 1994-1997 and 1998-2003; member of the Presidential Task

Force on Student Access to Computing Resources, 1995-1996; member of the

University Safety Committee, 1995-1996; member of the Commission on University

Strategic Planning (CUSP), 1995-1998; member of the Office of Human Relations

User-Friendly CUSP/WASC Implementation Group, 1998-2003; member of the Search

Committee for the University Dean of Human Relations, 1998; member of the

University Club Board of Directors, 1998-2003; member of the Center for the

Enhancement of Teaching Board, 1999-2000; member of the 2000 Asilocampus Program Planning Committee; member of the 2001 Asliomar Program Planning Committee; member of the

President’s Task Force on Intergroup Relations, 2002;

and member of the Commission on University Strategic Planning (CUSP II),

2002-2003; and

WHEREAS                she has

demonstrated, as friend and colleague, integrity, inspired moral leadership,

wise counsel, and kindness in all she undertook; and

WHEREAS                she was ever

diligent in her advocacy on behalf of faculty and students and in her desire to

improve the quality of life on our campus; and

WHEREAS                she has decided to

retire from San Francisco State University after twenty-six years of distinguished

service; and

WHEREAS                her retirement

will leave a void on this campus that cannot be filled; NOW THEREFORE, BE IT

RESOLVED               that Penelope

Warren receive our best wishes for a long and happy retirement; and BE IT

FURTHER

RESOLVED               that Penelope

Warren receive the titles consultor optima, amica praestans borealis and senator emerita in absentia; and BE IT FURTHER

RESOLVED               that Penelope Warren be endowed

with the deep and everlasting gratitude of the Academic Senate and the entire

University community.


*** UNANIMOUSLY

APPROVED with standing ovation by the SFSU Academic Senate on November 4th,

2003.***


***Presidential

Endorsement***