Sam Stanley resolution

At the June 5 meeting of the Faculty Senate Council, the council unanimously passed a resolution recognizing the contribution to the University and the faculty of Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., former vice chancellor for research, and his staff at the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. Stanley was named president of State University of New York Stony Brook in early May and his appointment as president began July 1.

The complete text of the resolution is below:


The Faculty Senate Council recognizes Professor Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., M.D., the Vice-Chancellor for Research, and his staff at the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research for their outstanding service to Washington University and the Faculty. Samuel Stanley’s leadership, vision, talent, and dedication have improved significantly the research environment throughout the university, and have greatly facilitated opportunities for faculty to pursue creative paths to discovery. We congratulate Samuel Stanley as he leaves to become the President of Stony Brook University of the State University of New York, a sister AAU institution. He leaves behind a talented and dedicated staff who will continue to serve the Washington University research community.”

June 5, 2009

By unanimous vote.