Millersville University, Faculty Senate

Attachment C

Faculty Senate Minutes

3 December 1996

TO: Millersville University Faculty Senate
FROM: Department of Health and Physical Education
DATE: November 11, 1996

Whereas: J. Rodney Bimson, P.T., Associate Professor in Health and Physical Education retired in May, 1996 after 33 years of teaching, advising, coaching and serving as Head Athletic Trainer at Millersville University; and
Whereas: Associate Professor Bimson served the Health and Physical Education Department on numerous committees, many of which he chaired; and
Whereas: Professor Bimson initiated several new courses in the department among them Fly Tying and Fly Fishing, Fitness Walking and Medical and Legal Aspects of Coaching; and
Whereas: Professor Bimson served as men's swimming coach from 1963-1965; and served as men's wrestling coach from 1965-1968; and
Whereas: Professor Bimson served as the Head Athletic Trainer from 1963 until 1985; and
Whereas: Professor Bimson recognized the need and initiated the athletic training program to include women's varsity sports; and
Whereas: Professor Bimson utilized his professional training and his practical experience as a basis for providing sound mentorship for numerous student trainers who now serve as trainers for public schools, colleges and universities; and

Therefore be it resolved: That Associate Professor J. Rodney Bimson be granted the honorary title of Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education Emeritus.