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RESOLUTION TO HONOR KARL A. FOLKENS FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE AS CHAIR OF THE WINTHROP UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Whereas, Karl A. Folkens, has served with unstinting dedication as the Chair of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees for three terms, 2005 through 2008; and

Whereas, during his term as Chair of the Board, he lent advice and counsel on significant University projects such as the construction of the Lois Rhame West Health and Wellness Center; the design and construction of the Owens Hall classroom facility and the planning and design of the Student Center; and

Whereas, his tenure as Chair of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees has been characterized by his tireless dedication, vigorous advocacy and resolute commitment to educational advancement at Winthrop University, his work will long be evident in the achievements of the University in such areas as our  growing national reputation, our dedication to providing national caliber, accredited programs and our promise to create exemplary campus living and learning communities while maintaining the diversity of the student body;

Therefore let it be resolved that the Trustees, the President, and the Winthrop University faculty, staff and students do hereby convey their deep respect and profound gratitude to Karl A. Folkens, and do commend him for outstanding meritorious services as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Winthrop University.

APPROVED, this the 6th day of June, 2008.

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