In Support of Investiture of Dr. Les E. Wong as San Francisco State University’s 13th President

Resolution Number: RS13-309
March, 2013

                 ***Approved by the Academic Senate at its meeting on March 5, 2013***

Whereas: 
The inauguration of a new president is a time for San Francisco State University (SF State) to reflect on its past merits and celebrate its opportunities for a new future; and
Whereas: 
President Les E. Wong is demonstrating a strong early commitment to reaching out and building community within the SF State campus, with the City of San Francisco, and throughout the greater Bay Area; and
Whereas: 
President Les E. Wong is actively committed to the promotion of student success through the creation of an innovative environment promoting 21st century learning; and
Whereas: 
President Les E. Wong is dedicated to fostering a climate of critical thinking through the encouragement of SF State students to “own their own minds”; and
Whereas: 
President Les E. Wong is a visionary, with a track record for enabling students, faculty, and staff to become lifelong learners and bridges of the digital divide through common purpose; and
Whereas: 
President Les E. Wong leads a talented group of faculty and staff committed to social justice, equity and making public higher education an essential asset to our collective future; now therefore be it
Resolved: 
That the Academic Senate congratulates Dr. Les E. Wong on his ceremonial investiture as SF State’s thirteenth president; and be it further
Resolved: 
That the Academic Senate looks forward to working with President Les E. Wong to advance SF State in the areas of academic excellence, institutional uniqueness, and global influence.