Dean Tolar Grateful

I am grateful for you all.

For your work.

For your willingness to drive progress.

For your courtesy to others.

For your patience in performing thousands of experiments.

For your persistence in a time of change.

For your ability to grow.

For your desire to learn.

For your comforting words to a patient’s family.

For your gifted hands that repair the body.

For your hard-won insights that help to heal the mind.

For your long hours at work.

For your commitment to our University and our state.

For your creative thoughts.

For your innovative research.

For your compassion for those who suffer.

I am grateful you are here.

Today and always.

Thank you.