University of Missouri

54-01: A Resolution Welcoming Dr. R. Bowen Loftin, Chancellor of the University of Missouri Upon the Occasion of His Inauguration

Missouri Students Association
University of Missouri
Bill 54-01

A RESOLUTION WELCOMING DR. R. BOWEN LOFTIN, CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS INAUGURATION

PURPOSE:  To display a warm welcome to Dr. R. Bowen Loftin from the undergraduate body.

WHEREAS, on November 15, 2013, former Chancellor Dr. Brady J. Deaton retired after nine years of dedicated service to the Mizzou community; AND

WHEREAS, on February 1, 2014, Dr. R. Bowen Loftin assumed office as the twenty-second Chancellor of the University of Missouri; AND

WHEREAS, Dr. Loftin, as Chancellor, is responsible for providing visionary and transformational academic and administrative leadership to the university; AND

WHEREAS, Dr. Loftin displayed exceptional leadership in safely evacuating the faculty and staff at Texas A&M at Galveston during Hurricane Ike; AND

WHEREAS, the respective governing bodies representing all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are eager to work in partnership with Dr. Loftin.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MISSOURI STUDENTS ASSOCIATION HERE ASSEMBLED that the undergraduate student body warmly welcomes Dr. Loftin to his position as Chancellor of the University of Missouri; AND

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Missouri Students Association pledges to work in earnest cooperation with Dr. Loftin and his administration to ensure the University of Missouri remains a leading institution across all measures.

Respectfully Submitted,

Benjamin Bolin        Kelsey Haberberger         Matthew McKeown

Senate Speaker               MSA President                    MSA Vice President

Ben Vega                         Emily Smith         Chad Phillips

Academic Affairs Chairman Senator      CCRC Chairman