Commission for Women Honors AVP Laurita Thomas for Service as
“Steward of the Spirit of the Staff”
What follows is the text of the award of recognition presented to Associate Vice President for Human Resources Laurita Thomas on June 23, 2009 for her service as a Steward of the Spirit of the Staff.
“The Commission for Women (CFW) is proud of our contributions and grateful to the many people who have helped since 1970. We appreciate the phenomenal spirit of the U-M staff that has been unleashed through Voices of the Staff and nourished by Human Resources, the Ross School of Business Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship, the Office of Institutional Equity, the Center for the Education of Women, the Women of Color Task Force, and others. We want to celebrate the completion of the mission of CFW and to thank everyone who has been part of our history.”