Millersville University, Faculty Senate

Attachment #3
Faculty Senate Minutes
April 6, 2004

The History Department's Nomination of Dr. Linda Clark-Newman to be Granted the Honorary Title of Professor of History Emerita

Whereas Linda Clark-Newman retired from Millersville University after thirty-three years of distinguished service, and

Whereas Linda Clark-Newman was a distinguished scholar whose books and other publications on French history and women's history were important contributions to her academic field of history while bringing favorable attention to the university, and

Whereas Linda Clark-Newman served the university as acting Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences from 1994 to 1996, and as a member and chair of numerous university committees and task forces, and

Whereas Linda Clark-Newman was a demanding and successful classroom instructor who inspired the highest standards of intellectual curiosity and creative reasoning in her students, and

Whereas Linda Clark-Newman played an influential role in developing academic programs focusing on Women's Studies at Millersville, and

Whereas Linda Clark-Newman effectively mentored undergraduate and graduate students in pursuit of academic and professional achievement, and

Whereas Linda Clark Newman expanded the reputation of Millersville University through her service in various professional organizations, including holding national office in these associations and organizations, and

Whereas Linda Clark-Newman served the History Department at Millersville as acting department chair, and through chairing numerous departmental committees, and

Whereas Linda Clark-Newman consistently maintained the welfare of students as a prime responsibility of the faculty, and

Whereas Linda Clark-Newman unfailingly upheld the best features of intellectual inquiry and the professorate over three decades of university life,

Therefore be it resolved that Linda Clark-Newman be granted the honorary title of Professor of History Emerita.

Department of History, April 2004

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