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Honoring Margaret Plumb Balcom, Editor of the University Gazette and 1994 Employee Forum Chair, Upon Her Retirement



March 5, 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 herself by extraordinary resolution and high devotion to duty to the University and its workers; and


WHEREAS, this individual has created and maintained a tradition of clear communication, attention to detail and gracious good humor in her tenure as Editor of the University Gazette; and


WHEREAS, during this stewardship, this individual has persistently advanced the standing and interest of staff Employees at this University, through example and practice; and


WHEREAS, this individual has served among us with high distinction as the second Chair of this very Forum, and has extended herself to provide, without fail, invaluable perspective, background, and advice to the Forum’s members and leadership, as well as to the Faculty, Students, Staff, and Administration of this University


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Employee Forum extends its heartfelt gratitude and best wishes to Margaret as she enters her retirement;


AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Employee Forum hereby confers lifelong honorary Delegate status upon Margaret Plumb Balcom, 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


Bob Schreiner, Chair

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