CHAPTER 666

FORMERLY HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

NO. 52

CONGRATULATING WESLEY JUNIOR COLLEGE, DOVER, DELAWARE ON THE OCCASION OF ITS CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION.

WHEREAS, the members of the 126th General Assembly of the State of Delaware have been advised that Wesley College of Dover, Delaware, will celebrate its Centennial Celebration during the period commencing August, 1972 and continuing through June, 1973; and

WHEREAS, Wesley College, is a distinguished institution of learning located in the heart of the quaint and beautiful capital city of the State That Started A Nation; and

WHEREAS, Wesley College is about to begin its second century of providing Christian education in the following ways:

1. The publication and projection into the future of the enduring principles and purposes for which Wesley was founded as a Christian institution, thereby honoring its founding fathers.

2. The demonstration of the vitality of academic life, etc. by spotlighting the modern, private junior college as an important enduring institution on the national educational scene.

3. The encouragement of Alumni and Friends in the City of Dover, the State of Delaware, and beyond, to accept the challenges of the new century for Wesley College.

NOW THEREFORE;

BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the I26th General Assembly, the Senate concurring therein, that Wesley College be congratulated for its outstanding achievement in academic circles during its first one hundred years with the added wish that its second century will be as outstanding in the field of education.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this Resolution be sent to Dr. Robert Parker, President of Wesley College, and a copy to Mr. Joseph Bellmeyer, Director of the Centennial Committee.

Approved May 27, 1972.