H.Res.426 - Congratulating Jeffrey Sean Lehman on his appointment to the presidency of Cornell University.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-22] (Introduced 10/30/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/17/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (10/30/2003)
[Congressional Bills 108th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H. Res. 426 Introduced in House (IH)] 108th CONGRESS 1st Session H. RES. 426 Congratulating Jeffrey Sean Lehman on his appointment to the presidency of Cornell University. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 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 _______________________________________________________________________ RESOLUTION 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. <all>