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Full Text of HR0341  100th General Assembly

HR0341 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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HOUSE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of
3Representatives wish to congratulate Jay Groves on the occasion
4of his retirement from Illinois State University (ISU); and
 
5    WHEREAS, Jay Groves earned his bachelor's and master's
6degrees in communication from ISU in 1980 and 1983,
7respectively; and
 
8    WHEREAS, Jay Groves worked as a journalist in radio and
9television; and
 
10    WHEREAS, Jay Groves became director of ISU's TV-10 News in
111984; he began serving as the University's Director of Media
12Relations in 1995; and
 
13    WHEREAS, Jay Groves became Assistant to the President of
14ISU under President Al Bowman in 2004; he was named Chief of
15Staff in 2012; and
 
16    WHEREAS, Jay Groves has been a trusted advisor and
17strategist in his various administrative roles at ISU; his
18knowledge of the institution is both broad and deep; he has
19been instrumental in telling the remarkable story of ISU to a
20wide array of audiences; his vast knowledge of media and his

 

 

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1rapport with reporters has made him indispensable as a
2communicator on behalf of the institution; his leadership has
3played an important role in making ISU the strong and stable
4institution that it is; therefore, be it
 
5    RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
6HUNDREDTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we
7congratulate Jay Groves on his retirement from Illinois State
8University, and we wish him the best in all his future
9endeavors; and be it further
 
10    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
11presented to Jay Groves as a symbol of our respect and esteem.