Resolution J2100-2013

Commending Donald K. Rose upon the occasion of his retirement

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  • Jun 11, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 11, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 4, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending  Donald K. Rose upon the occasion of
his retirement as Chairman of the Board  of  Trustees  of  St.  Lawrence
University

WHEREAS,  This  Legislative  Body seeks to acknowledge those individuals
whose professional lives serve to enhance the stature of  the  State  of
New York; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is  the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that
the quality and character of life in the  communities  across  New  York
State  are  reflective  of  the concerned and dedicated efforts of those
individuals who are devoted to the welfare  of  the  community  and  its
citizenry; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly  proud  to  commend
Donald  K.  Rose  upon the occasion of his retirement as Chairman of the
Board of Trustees of St. Lawrence University; and
  WHEREAS, Donald K. Rose, a native of Pitcairn,  New  York,  began  his
tenure  at  St.  Lawrence University as a student, after graduating from
Harrisville Central School; and
  WHEREAS, Mr. Rose was a physics major while at St. Lawrence  Universi-
ty, and earned his doctorate from Stanford University in 1971; and
  WHEREAS,  While  St.  Lawrence  University Board of Trustees Chairman,
Donald Rose oversaw the construction of a new student center, a  science
center,  and  the  commencement  of  the  construction of a large campus
dormitory project; and
  WHEREAS, Mr. Rose's background as  manager  of  factory  construction,
procurement  and  installation  of  automation  systems  for  Intel, the
world's largest computer chip developer  and  manufacturer,  served  him
well during the construction of large campus projects; and
  WHEREAS, Mr. Rose was honored by St. Lawrence University with an alum-
ni citation in 2004; and
  WHEREAS,  Upon his retirement, Donald Rose leaves a thriving universi-
ty, filled with excitement and vibrancy, thanks in  large  part  to  his
stewardship as Board of Trustees Chairman; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Donald K. Rose upon the occasion of his retirement  as  Chairman
of the Board of Trustees of St. Lawrence University; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Donald K. Rose.

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