Honoring Mike Hobbs, Interim Editor of the University Gazette,

Upon His Retirement From that Position



December 3, 1997


WHEREAS, the Mission of the Employee Forum is to address constructively the concerns of the Employees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and


WHEREAS, these concerns include the recognition of individuals who have distinguished themselves in service to the University community, so as to encourage similar achievement among the remainder of the community’s members; and


WHEREAS, an individual among us has distinguished himself by extraordinary resolution and high devotion to duty and to the University community; and


WHEREAS, during his tenure at the University, this individual has been a most able and accomplished steward of the University Gazette, an organ that has distinguished itself through comprehensive coverage of campus happenings and personalities dealing with staff and faculty employees; and


WHEREAS, this individual has devoted countless hours to providing discerning, timely and accurate coverage of the events and personalities affecting the UNC-Chapel Hill community; and


WHEREAS, the work of this individual has significantly increased campus awareness of the daily work lives of staff and faculty, greatly contributing to heightened feelings of respect, collegiality and mutual understanding among these groups; and


WHEREAS, this recognition is deemed necessary and appropriate


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Employee Forum extends its warm best wishes and thanks to Mike Hobbs as he retires from his post as Interim Editor of the University Gazette.

Signed on behalf of the Delegates of the Employee Forum


Bob Schreiner, Chair

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