Resolution to Honor Dr. Adolphus Belk, Jr. for Meritorious Service to Winthrop University Board of Trustees

WHEREAS, Winthrop University with grateful appreciation, does hereby acknowledge, commend and honor the distinguished service of Dr. Adolphus Belk, Jr. as Faculty Representative to the Winthrop University Board of Trustees; and

WHEREAS, during his tenure he demonstrated leadership on behalf of his colleagues and devoted considerable time and energy to advocating for faculty as they were impacted by COVID-19; and

WHEREAS, he consistently shared thoughtful advice and counsel with the President and the Board and devoted himself to the fulfillment of Winthrop University's mission; and

WHEREAS, he will continue to share his talent and experience in serving the University as Professor of Political Science as well as an editor of the forthcoming book, For the Culture: Hip-Hop and the Fight for Social Justice;

THEREFORE LET IT BE RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees of Winthrop University does hereby gratefully acknowledge the dedication to excellence that has been demonstrated by Dr. Adolphus Belk, Jr. on behalf of his faculty colleagues and the University;

AND, presents today from the Board on behalf of the entire Winthrop University community this citation as a testament to his achievements and devotion to education.

Approved this 25th day of June 2021