Resolution in Honor or President Robert A. Corrigan's Fifteen Years of Service at San Francisco State University

Resolution Number: RF03-222
September, 2003

Resolution

Honoring President Robert A. Corrigan’s Fifteen Years of Service to SFSU

#RF03-222


WHEREAS     the

Fall semester of 2003 marks the fifteenth anniversary

of Robert A. Corrigan’s inauguration as president of San Francisco State

University; and


WHEREAS     President

Corrigan has made university-community partnerships and the application of

university expertise to community issues a campus hallmark, giving additional value

to the slogan, "the city's university"; and


WHEREAS     President

Corrigan has brought distinction to San Francisco State University by serving

as chair of both the Steering Committee of college and university presidents

for the “America Reads Challenge” and the National Steering Committee for the

“America Counts” program; and


WHEREAS     President

Corrigan has made San Francisco State University a leader in the movement for

service learning, and has provided both statewide and national leadership in

this arena as chair of the California Campus Compact, the statewide arm of a national

program to foster student community service, and as a member of Campus

Compact’s National Advisory Council; and


WHEREAS     President

Corrigan has led the way toward the development of a more diverse

                        faculty;

and


WHEREAS     President Corrigan has made the University

a nationally-recognized model in dealing with issues of diversity, tolerance

and civil discourse; and


WHEREAS     President

Corrigan has made great strides toward establishing SFSU as one of the nation's

preeminent urban public universities; and


WHEREAS     President Corrigan has, throughout his

tenure, sought to improve intergroup

                        relations

within the SFSU student community; and


WHEREAS     President Corrigan has provided the

leadership to expand the physical size of the

                        campus

of San Francisco State University; and


WHEREAS     President

Corrigan has always supported and maintained a collegial relationship with the

Academic Senate of San Francisco State University; therefore be it


RESOLVED   That

the Academic Senate congratulate Robert A. Corrigan on his fifteenth

anniversary as President of San Francisco State University; and be it further


RESOLVED   That

the Academic Senate extend its appreciation to President Corrigan for leading

the development of a more diverse work force that matches the diversity of SFSU

students; and be it further


RESOLVED   That

the Academic Senate recognize President Robert A. Corrigan for his continuing

support for shared governance; and be it further


RESOLVED   That

the Academic Senate extend its best wishes to President Corrigan for his continued success as the president of San

Francisco State University.


*** UNANIMOUSLY

APPROVED with standing ovation by the SFSU Academic Senate on December 2, 2003 ***