Commendation in Honor of Academic Senator Cliona Murphy

AS-3299-17/CSU Bakersfield Delegation

WHEREAS, Cliona Murphy is a dedicated professor and scholar of history, with a specialization Europe and Ireland; and

WHEREAS, Cliona Murphy has been a faculty member in the history department at CSU Bakersfield and is currently serving as chair; and

WHEREAS, Cliona Murphy has served on the Academic Senate of the California State University since 2013; and

WHEREAS, As a member of the Fiscal and Governmental Affairs and Academic Affairs Committees, Cliona Murphy has contributed immeasurably to the development of high quality academic and professional practices within the California State
University System, with full and vigorous commitment to the value and practice of shared governance; and

WHEREAS, Cliona Murphy has served on the CSU Bakersfield Academic Senate, while undertaking significant teaching duties and working as the history department chair; and

WHEREAS, Cliona Murphy has served on the Executive Committee of the CSU Bakersfield Academic Senate; and

WHEREAS, In all of the above capacities, Cliona Murphy has been thoughtful, measured, and dedicated to sharing her experiences with regard to shared governance both at the statewide and campus level; and

WHEREAS, Since 2008 Cliona Murphy has worked with dedication and diligence as the California State University International Programs Faculty Representative; and

WHEREAS, Cliona Murphy has served students by preparing and teaching over eighteen different courses at CSU Bakersfield; and

WHEREAS, Cliona Murphy is an ideal example of a teacher-scholar, enhancing students’ experience through her own research, writing numerous books and articles for highly prestigious publications, editing journals and essay collections, coordinating international conferences, as well as serving on editorial boards and acting as peer reviewer for books and journals in her field; therefore be it

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University express its heartfelt appreciation for Cliona Murphy’s service to the CSU system and to CSU Bakersfield; and be it finally

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University wish Cliona Murphy the best as she begins her time in the Faculty Early Retirement Program at CSU Bakersfield, knowing that in retirement she will enjoy her family, her travels, and her many ongoing academic projects and intellectual endeavors.

 

Approved by Acclamation –  May 18-19, 2017

 

 
 


 
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