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Resolution of appreciation

Nino Amato

WHEREAS, Nino Amato has served the citizens of Wisconsin since 2003 as a member of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents; and

WHEREAS, as president of the Wisconsin Technical College System Board, Amato's leadership helped further the work of a joint committee of the UW System and the state's technical colleges to help the state increase the number of baccalaureate degree holders among its citizens; and

WHEREAS, Amato also worked with UW System and technical college officials in achieving progress toward more-seamless transfer opportunities between systems; and

WHEREAS, as a member of the Physical Planning and Funding committee, Amato helped the UW System be a prudent and efficient steward in maintaining and improving university lands and buildings; and

WHEREAS, Amato has served students, faculty, staff and Wisconsin residents through his service on the Committee on Student Discipline and Other Student Appeals and the Hospital Authority Board; and

WHEREAS, Regent Amato has worked in the spirit of the Wisconsin Idea by contributing his time and energy to serving students, faculty and staff within the communities of the University of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Technical College Systems;

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, that the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System thanks Regent Emeritus Nino Amato for his service and skilled stewardship of higher education in Wisconsin.

Toby E. Marcovich

Toby E. Marcovich
President of the UW Board of Regents
Madison, Wisconsin
This Nineteenth Day of August
Two Thousand and Four

Return to Regents news summary for Aug. 19, 2004