Winthrop University: Board of Trustees - 2007_11_02 Honor Lois Rhame West
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WHEREAS, Lois Rhame West, Class of 1943, has been a significant partner in the development of the Winthrop community of learners and its relationship with the people and State of South Carolina; and

WHEREAS, she has distinguished herself as a citizen, a public servant, and a loyal alumna who has brought great credit to South Carolina as its First Lady, and the United States of America as an international representative; and

WHEREAS, she has dedicated herself for over forty years to eradicating Muscular Dystrophy and provided groundbreaking national leadership to that cause; and

WHEREAS; she has enhanced Winthrop University with her stewardship and vision as co-chair of its first ever Capital Campaign; and

WHEREAS, her name graces the Health, Physical Education, and Wellness Center on the Winthrop campus as an embodiment of her unwavering commitment to the well-being of the human body and the human spirit, and uniting her name and legacy with generations to come; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting that the Winthrop University Board of Trustees express the appreciation and admiration of the entire Winthrop community to such a dedicated and accomplished member of the Winthrop family;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Friday, November 2nd, 2007 is hereby declared to be Lois Rhame West Day at Winthrop University.

APPROVED, this the 2nd day of November, 2007.

Last Updated: 5/17/22