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2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
May 5, 2015 - Introduced by Representatives Barca, Sargent, Hebl, Subeck,
Goyke, Considine, Ohnstad, Sinicki, Berceau and C. Taylor, cosponsored by
Senators L. Taylor, Wirch, Nass, Wanggaard and Vukmir. Referred to
Committee on Rules.
AJR31,1,2 1Relating to: recognizing the achievements and outstanding service of Herzing
2University and the Herzing family.
AJR31,1,63 Whereas, Herzing University was founded in 1965 as an early pioneer in
4career-focused, post-secondary education by preparing students for careers in the
5computer industry, marking 2015 as the 50th Anniversary of Herzing University's
6operations; and
AJR31,1,97 Whereas, having grown from a single institution in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to
8include eleven campuses in eight states as well as an online division, including three
9campuses in Wisconsin; and
AJR31,1,1210 Whereas, Herzing University offers more than 50 undergraduate programs,
11two graduate programs, various continuing education options, and multiple diploma
12and certification opportunities; and
AJR31,1,1413 Whereas, more than 6,000 students attend Herzing University annually, and
14the System has an alumni community of 50,000 and counting; and
1Whereas, Herzing University offers career development services to all of its
2graduates and tracks their employment success to best support their career success;
AJR31,2,64 Whereas, Herzing University maintains an active advisory board with
5employers to solicit feedback on its curriculum to best ensure it aligns with the needs
6of industry; and
AJR31,2,107 Whereas, Henry Herzing, a trained systems engineer and a veteran U.S. Navy
8Senior Missile Test Officer, is the previous president, Chancellor Emeritus, current
9Board of Directors member, and, along with his wife Suzanne, co-founder of what is
10now Herzing University, Ltd.; and
AJR31,2,1311 Whereas, Renée Herzing was selected by the University Board to serve as
12President of Herzing University in 2009 and has successfully led Herzing University
13since her appointment; now, therefore, be it
AJR31,2,17 14Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That Herzing University
15is recognized for 50 years of outstanding service in higher education, and the Herzing
16family is recognized for successfully operating and expanding Herzing University to
17offer a variety of career-focused programs at multiple campuses.
AJR31,2,1818 (End)