The Turlock City Council issued a proclamation at its meeting Tuesday, July 9, in honor of CSU Stanislaus President Joseph F. Sheley and his recent appointment from interim to permanent president.
The proclamation, presented by Turlock mayor and CSU Stanislaus alumnus John Lazar, read as follows:
DR. JOSEPH F. SHELEY, PRESIDENT
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, STANISLAUS
WHEREAS, Dr. Joseph F. Sheley was appointed as interim President of California State University, Stanislaus, on June 11, 2012, and thereafter received permanent appointment as President of California State University, Stanislaus, on May 22, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Sheley's dedication and commitment to the University and the City of Turlock are evidenced by his tremendous success in building strong campus and community partnerships; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Sheley has demonstrated a sound understanding of the needs of our local community; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Sheley excels at developing solid working relationships with local educational and professional leaders; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Sheley's refreshing outlook and community-centered approach to education is extremely welcome and well-received; and
WHEREAS, the Turlock City Council, City staff, and our community look forward to a long lasting and successful partnership with California State University, Stanislaus, under the leadership of Dr. Joseph Sheley.
NOW, THEREFORE I, JOHN LAZAR, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the City of Turlock, and on behalf of all our citizens, do hereby recognize "DR. JOSEPH F. SHELEY" on his appointment as President of California State University, Stanislaus, and extend our best wishes and full support as he begins this new endeavor.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, JOHN LAZAR, Mayor of Turlock, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Turlock to be affixed this 9th day of July, 2013.
JOHN LAZAR, MAYOR
City of Turlock, County of Stanislaus,
State of California