|SR 113 - Dr. Walter E. Massey, President, Morehouse College - commend
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A resolution recognizing and commending Dr. Walter E. Massey,
President of Morehouse College.
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SR 113 LC 8 3627
1- 1 Recognizing and commending Dr. Walter E. Massey, President
1- 2 of Morehouse College; and for other purposes.
1- 3 WHEREAS, Dr. Walter E. Massey is a nationally recognized
1- 4 scholar in physics who has served as President of Morehouse
1- 5 College since August, 1995, and provides exceptional
1- 6 leadership and vision to this private institution of higher
1- 7 education known for its development of African-American men;
1- 8 and
1- 9 WHEREAS, Morehouse College is the alma mater of its ninth
1-10 president who previously served as provost and senior vice
1-11 president for academic affairs for the University of
1-12 California, director of the National Science Foundation,
1-13 vice president for research at the University of Chicago,
1-14 director of the Argonne National Laboratory, and dean of the
1-15 college and professor of physics at Brown University; and
1-16 WHEREAS, President Massey serves on a broad range of
1-17 organizations, including the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
1-18 Education Committee, the Commission on Cost of Higher
1-19 Education, member of the board of directors of Morehouse
1-20 School of Medicine, chairman of the Atlanta Committee for
1-21 Public Education, and member of the boards of the Atlanta
1-22 Symphony Orchestra and the Woodruff Arts Center; and
1-23 WHEREAS, this distinguished educator has fostered a renewed
1-24 commitment to academic excellence among the faculty,
1-25 students, alumni, and friends of this renowned institution
1-26 and a bright future for this intellectual community so very
1-27 special to this state and its capital city.
1-28 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE that the
1-29 members of this body recognize and commend Dr. Walter E.
1-30 Massey for his sterling leadership at Morehouse College and
1-31 convey to him their sincerest respect and best wishes for
1-32 continued success.
1-33 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate is
1-34 authorized and directed to transmit an appropriate copy of
1-35 this resolution to Dr. Walter E. Massey.
Secretary of the Senate
Frank Eldridge, Jr., Secretary
Last Updated on 02/24/99