Millersville University, Faculty Senate

Attachment B

Faculty Senate Meeting

7 April 1998

TO: Faculty Senate
FROM: Department of Special Education
DATE: March 17, 1998
RE: Faculty Emeritus Status for Prof. Douglas P. LaPierre, Sr.

WHEREAS Professor Douglas P. LaPierre, St. has faithfully served Millersville University for over 28 years, and
WHEREAS Professor LaPierre served as Millersville University's Curriculum Coordinator at Millersville's Laboratory School at Eastern State School and Hospital for five years, and
WHEREAS Professor LaPierre taught a wide variety of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and
WHEREAS Professor LaPierre developed the Special Education Department's methods course for social studies and science for the Special Education major, and
WHEREAS Professor LaPierre restructured a special education course in community, state and national resources while adhering faithfully to the principle of normalization for individuals with handicapping conditions, and
WHEREAS Professor LaPierre was always willing to accept extra assignments as required by illness and under staffing within the Department, and
WHEREAS Professor LaPierre served as the Department's Faculty Senator for over a decade, which included the period of time when the Special Education major was approved by Faculty Senate, and
WHEREAS Professor LaPierre served on the Teacher Education Council of the University from its inception until 1992, and
WHEREAS Professor LaPierre served on the University Library Advisory Committee as a representative of the Special Education Department, and
WHEREAS Professor LaPierre served on the Departmental Budget Committee, Curriculum Committee, Faculty Search Committee, Professional Block committee and Promotion, Tenure, Evaluation and Re-Evaluation Committee for many years, and
WHEREAS Professor LaPierre served the citizens of Lancaster County through his board membership on the Lancaster Assocaition for Retarded Citizens and membership in the Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: That the Department of Special Education recommend that Professor Douglas P. LaPierre, Sr. be granted the honorary title of Assistant Professor of Special Education Emeritus.

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