HJ349: Commending Fanchon Glover.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 349
Commending Fanchon Glover.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 7, 2022
Agreed to by the Senate, March 9, 2022

 

WHEREAS, Fanchon Glover, chief diversity officer at The College of William & Mary, was presented the Peninsula Humanitarian Award by the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities in 2021; and

WHEREAS, Fanchon “Chon” Glover earned a bachelor’s degree from Presbyterian College, where she served as coordinator of volunteer services and director of minority affairs from 1990 to 1996; and

WHEREAS, Chon Glover joined The College of William & Mary (W&M) in 1996 as assistant director of multicultural affairs, earning promotions to director of multicultural affairs in 1999, interim assistant vice president of student affairs in 2007, assistant to the president for diversity and community initiatives in 2008, and chief diversity officer in 2012; and

WHEREAS, over more than 25 years with W&M, Chon Glover has made an indelible impact on the university’s values and culture through various programs, helping to promote greater diversity and inclusion in the community; and

WHEREAS, Chon Glover has supported the Lemon Project, a long-term investigation into W&M’s involvement in slavery, segregation, and discrimination, facilitating an important step in the process toward reconciliation; and

WHEREAS, Chon Glover has fostered discussion of diversity, equity, and inclusion in W&M’s classrooms, encouraging students to reflect upon the experiences of those from different backgrounds; and

WHEREAS, Chon Glover has given a voice to marginalized communities of W&M by advancing endeavors like the Memorial to the Enslaved and by serving as co-leader of a task force to develop and approve a new values statement for the university; and

WHEREAS, during Chon Glover’s tenure, W&M has seen increased diversity in its student body, more emphasis on inclusion in the curriculum, and greater recognition for communities of W&M that have been too long overlooked; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Fanchon Glover, chief diversity officer of The College of William & Mary, for receiving the 2021 Peninsula Humanitarian Award from the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Fanchon Glover as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for her contributions to the Commonwealth.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 349

Offered March 3, 2022
Commending Fanchon Glover.
Patrons-- Mullin; Senator: Mason

WHEREAS, Fanchon Glover, chief diversity officer at The College of William and Mary, was presented the Peninsula Humanitarian Award by the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities in 2021; and

WHEREAS, Fanchon “Chon” Glover earned a bachelor’s degree from Presbyterian College, where she served as coordinator of volunteer services and director of minority affairs from 1990 to 1996; and

WHEREAS, Chon Glover joined The College of William and Mary (W&M) in 1996 as assistant director of multicultural affairs, earning promotions to director of multicultural affairs in 1999, interim assistant vice president of student affairs in 2007, assistant to the president for diversity and community initiatives in 2008, and chief diversity officer in 2012; and

WHEREAS, over more than 25 years with W&M, Chon Glover has made an indelible impact on the university’s values and culture through various programs, helping to promote greater diversity and inclusion in the community; and

WHEREAS, Chon Glover has supported the Lemon Project, a long-term investigation into W&M’s involvement in slavery, segregation, and discrimination, facilitating an important step in the process toward reconciliation; and

WHEREAS, Chon Glover has fostered discussion of diversity, equity, and inclusion in W&M’s classrooms, encouraging students to reflect upon the experiences of those from different backgrounds; and

WHEREAS, Chon Glover has given a voice to marginalized communities of W&M by advancing endeavors like the Memorial to the Enslaved and by serving as co-leader of a task force to develop and approve a new values statement for the university; and

WHEREAS, during Chon Glover’s tenure, W&M has seen increased diversity in its student body, more emphasis on inclusion in the curriculum, and greater recognition for communities of W&M that have been too long overlooked; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Fanchon Glover, chief diversity officer of The College of William and Mary, for receiving the 2021 Peninsula Humanitarian Award from the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Fanchon Glover as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for her contributions to the Commonwealth.