Millersville University, Faculty Senate
Attachment C
Faculty Senate Minutes
February 6, 2001

Statement of Declaration of Faculty Emeritus Status for Professor Gary Hovinen

Whereas Gary Hovinen developed and taught ten separate courses throughout his 27 years at Millersville University, and each and every semester maintained the highest expectations and standards for student performance at the university,

Whereas Gary Hovinen served on numerous university and departmental committees, including two terms as faculty senator, and twice as Chairman of the Department of Geography,

Whereas Gary Hovinen spent hundreds of hours helping to develop the Lancaster County's heritage tourism program, helping to bring the program international recognition, and worked on numerous community planning projects, including the recent Route 23 corridor study,

Whereas Gary Hovinen published numerous peer-reviewed research articles, a number of which have been reprinted and cited in a dozen books and two dozen research articles,

Now therefore be it resolved that the Geography Faculty of Millersville University thank and congratulate Dr. Hovinen for his valuable contributions to the life of the university and the department; and wishes him much continued success and happiness; and further

Be it resolved that the Geography Department recommends that Dr. Gary Hovinen be granted the title Professor Emeritus of Geography.

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