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Resolution 14-02, Honoring Chair of the Faculty Jan M. Boxill

March 5, 2014

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, it is fitting to acknowledge when the accomplishments of an individual are combined with an extraordinary application of power and influence on behalf of the Employees of our University; and

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

WHEREAS, these matters include, but are not limited to, working with Forum Chairs Jackie Overton and Charles Streeter to articulate Employee concerns to the chancellor, advancing the rights of fixed-term and contingent faculty to have a promotional path, expanding staff representation on faculty governance committees, serving on the Chancellor’s Search Committee, and partnering with the Forum and Athletics Department to collect canned foods for needy families.

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 Chair of the Faculty of our University; and,

WHEREAS, this individual has served the entire University community with distinction, dignity and honor;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Employee Forum hereby deservedly honors Professor Jan M. Boxill.


Signed on behalf of the Delegates of the Employee Forum,


Charles Streeter, Chair

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