Commendation for CSU Assistant Vice Chancellor
Robert Turnage

AS-3150-13/FGA

WHEREAS, Robert Turnage has served the California State University as Assistant Vice Chancellor of Budget for over five years, and

WHEREAS, The past five years have been the most challenging budget times for the State of California and consequently the California State University, and

WHEREAS, Robert Turnage has ably represented the needs of the CSU and advocated for adequate funds for the CSU in Sacramento to meet the CSU mission of student access and success, educational quality, and preparation of an educated workforce for the state of California and the nation, and

WHEREAS, Robert Turnage has utilized his vast budget knowledge to advocate in a calm, thoughtful, and reasoned manner, and

WHEREAS, Robert Turnage has provided regular budget reports and updates to the Fiscal and Governmental Affairs Committee of the ASCSU, sometimes in person, and sometimes on the telephone from Sacramento, or from the sides of freeways, or from gas stations; be it therefore

RESOLVED: That The Academic Senate of the California State University is thankful to Robert Turnage for his tireless advocacy on behalf of the CSU, and for the budget reports and updates, and expresses its gratitude for his frank and open discussions with the ASCSU and the Fiscal & Governmental Affairs committee; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University and the Fiscal and Governmental Affairs Committee wish Robert Turnage a long, healthy and restful retirement; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University and the Fiscal and Governmental Affairs Committee wish Robert Turnage and his wife happy travels to interesting and faraway places, exciting hikes into wilderness – uncharted or not, quiet bird watching and discovery of new species and, finally, enjoying other mundane activities close to home, such as watching baseball spring training in Arizona.

Approved by Acclamation – October 31, 2013

 

 



 
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