Millersville University, Faculty Senate

Attachment C

Faculty Senate Minutes

October 1, 1996

WHEREAS Karl E. Moyer has announced his retirement from the Music Faculty of Millersville University after 30 years of teaching; and

WHEREAS he has inspired both students and faculty through his constant pursuit of high ideals in both music and education; and

WHEREAS Professor Moyer has brought great honor to the university through his organ performances both on and off campus as a solo recitalist, concerto performer, and through his recording of the Alumni Memorial Organ in Lyte Auditorium, "The Organ and Bells of Millersville", thus furthering the eudcation and enrichment of his audiences and achieving a national reputation through his recent compact disk recording of two mid-nineteenth-century Hook pipe organs, "As the Dew From Heaven Distilling," made for the historically-oriented Raven label; and

WHEREAS Professor Moyer has presented special lectures and presentations at conferences and festivals on and off campus; and

WHEREAS he has served the university as department chairman, faculty senator, secretary for the music faculty, and on numerous campus-wide and departmental committees; and

WHEREAS he has been instrumental in developing both the B.S. in Music Education and the B.A. in Music; and

WHEREAS he has served the community as organist and choir director at several area churches and has been music critic for the Lancaster Sunday News; and

WHEREAS he has brought the Turkey Trot race to campus as a fund-raiser for athletic scholarships and a positive identity of the university to the community, serving for many years on the race committee;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Music Faculty of Millersville University thank and congratulate Dr. Moyer for his many contributions to the life of the university; and further

BE IT RESOLVED that we remain ever inspired by his endless pursuit of high scholarly achievements; and

BE IT RESOLVED that we wish him much continued success, joy, music making, and other pleasures of life that his retirement will bring him and his lovely wife, Carolyn; and finally

BE IT RESOLVED that the Music Department recommends that Dr. Moyer be granted the rank of Professor Emeritus.