Millersville University, Faculty Senate
Attachment D
Faculty Senate Minutes
April 17, 2001

TO: Millersville University Faculty Senate

FROM: Library Department

RE: Resolution for Emeritus Status

for Associate Professor Barbara B. Hunsberger

DATE: April 5, 2001


WHEREAS Barbara B. Hunsberger, Associate Professor, will retire in June 2001, after 28 years of service to Millersville University; and

WHEREAS Professor Hunsberger filled many vital professional positions in the Library Department, serving as Curriculum Librarian, Serials Librarian, Acquisitions Librarian, Circulation Librarian, and Coordinator of Library Automation; and

WHEREAS Professor Hunsberger was an early adopter of information technology, serving a key role in the University library's transition from card catalog to online integrated system, applying technology to streamline the process for ordering library materials, and facilitating the process for Millersville students, faculty, and staff to use information technology in efficient and costeffective ways; and

WHEREAS Professor Hunsberger served on many departmental and University committees, most notably the Academic Computing Advisory Committee, the Administrative Computing Advisory Committee, the Computing Policy Council, and the University Long Range Planning Committee; and

WHEREAS Professor Hunsberger provided leadership to the Library Department and the entire University community as Chair of the Library Department, as chair of two vice-presidential search committees, as President of the Millersville University Alumni Association, and as chair of the University's Technology Vision Task Force, a group that developed a vision statement for information technology as well as an outline for an information technology plan; and

WHEREAS Professor Hunsberger, from 1998-2000, served as advocate for the Virtual University, a grant-funded collaborative distance learning project involving Millersville, Shippensburg, and West Chester Universities; and

WHEREAS Professor Hunsberger extended her professional expertise to organizations beyond Millersville University, developing proposals to automate the libraries of the Lancaster County Historical Society and the Lancaster Institute of Health, and serving as an APSCUF representative to the statewide Library Connectivity Committee and the Keystone Library Network Steering Committee; and

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: That Associate Professor Barbara B. Hunsberger be granted the honorary title of Associate Professor of Librarianship Emerita.

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