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Resolution 14-01, Honoring Vice Chancellor Brenda Richardson Malone



December 4, 2013

WHEREAS, the Mission of the Employee Forum is to constructively address 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, when the accomplishments of an individual are combined with an extraordinary application of power and influence on behalf of the Employees of our University, civility itself requires a fitting acknowledgment; and

WHEREAS, in matters great and small, this individual has extended herself in commitment, kindness and respect for the abilities and aspirations of the staff Employees of this University; and

WHEREAS, these matters include, but are not limited to, working with outside consultants, Forum delegates and other administrators to address and help improve longstanding problems in the Housekeeping department; keeping the forum informed firsthand of pertinent human resource issues by attending and speaking at, or sending a representative to all Forum regular and Executive Committee meetings; partnering with the Vice Chancellor for Finance to continue and maintain regular Vice Chancellor/Provost meetings with forum delegates; expanding and promoting staff leadership and professional development training courses and opportunities; advocating diversity and inclusiveness, including while serving as the University’s interim director of our Equal Opportunity/ADA Office; and

WHEREAS, this individual’s respect for employees has made itself manifest in a myriad of other ways too numerous to mention; and,

WHEREAS, this individual has consulted and supported this Forum habitually in her duties as Vice Chancellor for Human Resources of our University; and,

WHEREAS, this individual has served the entire University community with distinction, dignity and honor through difficult financial times and operational efficiency studies;

THEREFORE BE IT NOW RESOLVED that, effective January 1, 2014, the Employee Forum hereby confers lifelong honorary Delegate status upon Vice Chancellor Brenda Richardson Malone, along with an open invitation to attend and participate in future deliberations of this body.

Signed on behalf of the Delegates of the Employee Forum


Charles D. Streeter, Chair

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