Commendation of Patrick Lenz
WHEREAS, Patrick Lenz has ably served the California State University as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Budget Development since 2002; and
WHEREAS, Throughout this period Patrick has tirelessly and effectively advocated for the California State University and its fiscal needs before both the Legislature and the Department of Finance in Sacramento, and
WHEREAS, In that capacity, Patrick has provided budget status reports too numerous to mention to almost every organization, institution, or constituency associated with the California State University and higher education in California; and
WHEREAS, Patrick has been an invaluable resource for the Academic Senate of the California State University by reliably providing with openness and goodwill, budget briefings, updates, and answers to any and all questions asked; therefore be it
RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University thank Patrick Lenz for his years of service both to the University and to the Academic Senate; and be it further
RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University wish Patrick every success in his new undertaking as Vice President for Budget at the University of California, with the hope and expectation that he will continue to ably and diligently serve higher education and the people of California for many years to come.
Approved by Acclamation – January 17-18, 2008