Millersville University, Faculty Senate

Attachment #5
Faculty Senate Minutes
April 6, 2004

TO: Millersville University Faculty Senate
FROM: Department of Industry & Technology Faculty
DATE: February 24, 2004
SUBJECT: Emeritus Recommendation for Dr. John C. Hibberd


WHEREAS: Dr. John C. Hibberd, Professor of Industry & Technology, retired January 9, 2004, after completing 19.5 years teaching at Millersville University, with a total of 30 years in the teaching profession; and

WHEREAS: Dr. Hibberd was co-advisor and primary research advisor for the Human Powered Submarine, an international competition held since 1989; and

WHEREAS: Dr. Hibberd served on numerous departmental, university and APSCUF committees including the Undergraduate Course and Program Review Committee and the Undecided Major Program; and

WHEREAS: Dr. Hibberd served as the National Scholarship Officer for the National Fraternity of the Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity, as vice president for the Susquehanna Engineering and Manufacturing Society, faculty athletic advisor and a member of the Cultural Diversity Committee; and

WHEREAS: Dr. Hibberd taught Motorcycle Safety for ten years through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania at Millersville University (1987-1997); and

WHEREAS: Dr. Hibberd has taught about a wide range of manufacturing materials and processes and included many contemporary experiences in his classes for Industrial Technology, Occupational Safety and Environmental Health, and Technology Education program majors; and

WHEREAS: Dr. Hibberd advised an extensive list of undergraduate and graduate research studies centered upon industrial and technological applications and advances; and

WHEREAS: Dr. Hibberd was continually involved with community activities that included Toys-For-Tots, Adopt a Highway, Campus Club, and the Millersville Community Parade; and

WHEREAS: Dr. Hibberd served as a Millersville University technical consultant to MGS Trailers, Incorporated, Cart-Masters, Incorporated and the Keystone Cap Company; and

WHEREAS: Dr. Hibberd was supervisor and mentor to numerous student teachers during his tenure at Millersville University;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: That Dr. John C. Hibberd be granted the honorary title of Professor of Industry & Technology Emeritus.

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