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SMU Faculty Senate Resolution:

First Centennial Resolution Commending the Leadership, Vision
and Determination of President R. Gerald Turner and Mrs Gail Turner

September 12, 2011

Whereas, President R. Gerald Turner and Mrs. Gail Turner's efforts and leadership over the last sixteen years have transformed and strengthened the SMU campus;

Whereas, President R. Gerald Turner and Mrs. Gail Turner's determination and vision have provided the faculty with the means and direction needed to achieve their academic goals;

Whereas, President R. Gerald Turner and Mrs. Gail Turner's energy and commitment to SMU were instrumental in positioning the university to excel as a national university in an international city; and

Whereas, President R. Gerald Turner and Mrs. Gail Turner's reputation and principles have protected and supported the faculty through troubled times, living up to the university's motto Veritas Liberabit Vos; now therefore be it

Resolved, that the Faculty Senate of Southern Methodist University commends President R. Gerald Turner and Mrs. Gail Turner for their leadership, vision and determination in driving SMU to excel in the new century.

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