Commendation and Appreciation for Dr. Herbert L. Carter


WHEREAS, Herbert L. Carter has devoted many years advocating for and providing leadership to
higher education, especially the California State University (CSU); and

WHEREAS, Dr. Carter has served as Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, as a member of the Board, as Acting President of CSU Dominguez Hills, as Executive Vice Chancellor, as Vice Chancellor of Administration, as Assistant Executive Vice Chancellor, and as Chair of the Education Policy Committee; and

WHEREAS, Chair Carter chaired the Board and Board meetings with dignity and courtesy during very challenging times; and

WHEREAS, Herbert L. Carter adamantly affirmed that the Academic Senate of the California State University (ASCSU) plays an essential and beneficial role in decision-making, and supported the ASCSU during the 2011-2012 budget shortfall; and

WHEREAS, He has willingly given his time to meet with and courteously listen to the ASCSU and
the Council of Senate Chairs; and

WHEREAS, Helping historically underserved minority students was always close to Dr. Carter’s heart, and is embodied in his commitment to the CSU African-American Initiative and the goal of closing the achievement gap between white and historically underserved minorities; and be it further

WHEREAS, He has been described by those who work with him as collegial, engaging, an excellent gatherer of information, energetic, hardworking, disciplined, goal oriented, and well intentioned; and

WHEREAS, Herbert L. Carter has served with integrity and compassion and has consistently demonstrated a sensitivity to the human consequences of difficult decisions; therefore be it

RESOLVED: That the ASCSU offer our gratitude and commendation to Dr. Carter for his many years of service, his deep caring about higher education, and for his abiding dedication to the students, faculty, and staff of the CSU; and be it further

RESOLVED: That this resolution be distributed to the Board of Trustees, campus Presidents, and campus Senate Chairs.

Approved Unanimously – May 3-4, 2012


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