Text: H.Res.426 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 108th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H. Res. 426 Introduced in House (IH)]

  1st Session
H. RES. 426

Congratulating Jeffrey Sean Lehman on his appointment to the presidency 
                         of Cornell University.



                            October 30, 2003

   Mr. Hinchey (for himself, Mr. Boehlert, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Smith of 
Texas, Mrs. Maloney, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Filner, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Kirk, Mr. 
 Owens, Mr. Walsh, and Mr. Weiner) submitted the following resolution; 
   which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce



Congratulating Jeffrey Sean Lehman on his appointment to the presidency 
                         of Cornell University.

Whereas Jeffrey Sean Lehman took office as Cornell University's 11th president 
        on July 1, 2003;
Whereas Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White established Cornell University in 
        the State of New York in 1865;
Whereas Cornell University is the federally designated land grant institution in 
        the State of New York;
Whereas Cornell University comprises fourteen colleges and schools, including 
        seven undergraduate units and four graduate and professional units in 
        Ithaca, New York, two medical graduate and professional units in New 
        York City, and one medical unit in Doha, Qatar;
Whereas Jeffrey Sean Lehman earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from 
        Cornell in 1977 and two advanced degrees from the University of Michigan 
        in 1981, a J.D. and a master's degree in public policy;
Whereas Jeffrey Sean Lehman was named dean of the University of Michigan Law 
        School at the age of 37 in 1994, and became, at the time, the youngest 
        dean of any law school in the United States;
Whereas Jeffrey Sean Lehman, a member of a three-generation Cornell family, is 
        the first Cornell University alumnus to lead the University; and
Whereas the students, alumni, staff, faculty, and supporters of Cornell 
        University are to be commended for identifying a president with 
        integrity, intellect, and scholarship;
    Resolved, That the House of Representatives--
            (1) congratulates Jeffrey Sean Lehman on his appointment to 
        the presidency of Cornell University; and
            (2) directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to 
        make available enrolled copies of this resolution to Cornell 
        University for appropriate display and to transmit an enrolled 
        copy of this resolution to Jeffrey Sean Lehman.