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RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE DIGIORGIO FORUM ON LEADERSHIP


WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees and the Division of Academic Affairs of Winthrop University wish to honor the legacy of leadership created by President Anthony J. DiGiorgio; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees and the Division of Academic Affairs recognize the need to develop and support leadership talent among Winthrop faculty, students, and staff; and

WHEREAS, the purpose of the DiGiorgio Forum on Leadership will be to help individuals become effective and ethical leaders by providing professional development workshops, one-on-one mentoring, and other programming designed to enhance leadership skills; and

WHEREAS, the purpose of this forum will be to bring together an array of leadership-related initiatives at the university and connect more broadly with other leadership initiatives within the multiple, global communities in which our students, faculty, and staff live and work; and

WHEREAS, by investing in leadership development through this forum, Winthrop University prepares students, faculty, and staff to realize their capabilities, to become change agents who improve and sustain the institutions in which they work, and to continue the university’s mission as a leader in higher education; and

WHEREAS, it is right and proper for the Board of Trustees to support the creation of such a forum as a means to advance the mission and goals of the institution and to name the Forum on Leadership after Anthony J. DiGiorgio to honor his many contributions as an educational and community leader.

THEREFORE, LET IT BE RESOLVED that the Winthrop University Board of Trustees charges the Division of Academic Affairs to create the DiGiorgio Forum on Leadership to serve as a focal point and gathering place for leadership development at Winthrop University and beyond. 

APPROVED, this the 12th day of April, 2013.

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