Millersville University, Faculty Senate

Attachment C

Faculty Senate Minutes

11 July 1996

TO: Millersville University Faculty Senate
FROM: Library Department
RE: Resolution for Emeritus Status for Associate Professor Catherine Glass
DATE: July 11, 1996


WHEREAS Catherine Glass, Associate Professor, Catalog Librarian, retired in July 1996, after 28 years of service to Millersville University; and
WHEREAS Professor Glass has been a dedicated and exemplary librarian both to the department and to the profession as a whole; and
WHEREAS Professor Glass, as head cataloger since 1976, guided the library in its transition from printed catalog cards to an automated online catalog and has cataloged a variety of materials including monographs, textbooks, videocassettes, filmstrips, pictures, rare books, maps, prints, and broadsides; and
WHEREAS Professor Glass has regarded service to the University community as a top priority, walking to the library in rain, snow, sleet, and ice storms in order to provide library services; and
WHEREAS Professor Glass was responsible for selecting the library's children's books during the past 25 years, resulting in a very strong Juvenile Collection that is well used by students taking Education courses; and
WHEREAS Professor Glass was an approachable and effective reference librarian, willingly assisting students and other researchers in their quest for information; and
WHEREAS Professor Glass served as an academic advisor to numerous students having undeclared majors; and
WHEREAS Professor Glass for many years lent her time and expertise to the Library Science Department, serving as faculty advisor to Alpha Beta Alpha, supervising independent studies, and teaching cataloging; and
WHEREAS Professor Glass served on many departmental committees and task forces including the Faculty Evaluation, Promotion and Tenure Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, Social Committee, Disaster Planning Committee, Serials Planning Committee, and numerous departmental search committees; and
WHEREAS Professor Glass has served on many campus wide committees including the Faculty Senate, Noonan Committee, and the Commencement Committee; and
WHEREAS Professor Glass served on Student Service Inc's Board of Directors from 1972-1996 and on the Faculty Student Ahtletic Committee for many years; and
WHEREAS Professor Glass was an active member of APSCUF, elected as treasurer of APSCUF-MU and serving three terms, elected as a delegate to the Legislative Assembly and serving as Chair of the Social Committee; and
WHEREAS Professor Glass was active professionally, holding membership in the American Library Association, the Association of College and Research Libraries, Pennsylvania Library Association, and others, and was elected treasurer of numerous organizations including Southcentral Pennsylvania Continuing Education Council, local chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, and the Friends of Ganser Library; and

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: That Associate Professor Catherine Glass be granted the honorary title of Associate Professor of Librarianship Emerita.