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File #: 20-3402    Version: 1 Name: HONORING DR. DAVID A. SANDERS FOR HIS LEADERSHIP COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION TO THE COUNTY OF COOK
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 7/21/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/30/2020 Final action: 7/30/2020
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING DR. DAVID A. SANDERS FOR HIS LEADERSHIP COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION TO THE COUNTY OF COOK WHEREAS, David A. Sanders serves as the President of the new Malcolm X College and School of Health Sciences; and; WHEREAS, Mr. Sanders holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance from DePaul University, Chicago, IL and a Master's in Educational Leadership from Concordia University and is a Doctoral student at National-Louis University. A dedicated and committed Christian man, Mr. Sanders serves his national, state and local church in a variety of leadership capacities and is known for his faith, humility, liberality, patience, strength and dogmatic determination and; WHEREAS, He also served as the lead project manager for the programming, design and construction of the new $251M Malcolm X College and School of Health Sciences; a project completed on time and on budget. Before his appointment as president, he was also responsible for the programming, design and constru...
Sponsors: DENNIS DEER
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

HONORING DR. DAVID A. SANDERS FOR HIS LEADERSHIP COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION TO THE COUNTY OF COOK

WHEREAS, David A. Sanders serves as the President of the new Malcolm X College and School of Health Sciences; and;

WHEREAS, Mr. Sanders holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance from DePaul University, Chicago, IL and a Master's in Educational Leadership from Concordia University and is a Doctoral student at National-Louis University. A dedicated and committed Christian man, Mr. Sanders serves his national, state and local church in a variety of leadership capacities and is known for his faith, humility, liberality, patience, strength and dogmatic determination and;

WHEREAS, He also served as the lead project manager for the programming, design and construction of the new $251M Malcolm X College and School of Health Sciences; a project completed on time and on budget. Before his appointment as president, he was also responsible for the programming, design and construction of the new $45M Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Center at Olive Harvey College prior to the stop work order issued by the State of IL. and;

WHEREAS, As the President of the new Malcolm X College, Mr. Sanders is responsible for over 12,000 students, nearly 1,000 employees and a $40M+ budget. He is charged with developing and implementing the strategic plan for the college which includes the development, accreditation, management and control of 26 health science programs; 11 of which are accredited; and

WHEREAS, President Sanders has Successfully led MXC to approved site and reaccreditation visit by the Higher Learning Commission relative to the move from the old MXC to the new Malcolm X College & School of Health Sciences and;

WHEREAS He has led Malcolm X to be named one of the 2019 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges by NISOD and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine; and

WHEREAS, he continuous successfully leads MXC to meet or excee...

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