Millersville University, Faculty Senate
Attachment #1
Faculty Senate Minutes
May 2, 2006


DATE: April 27, 2006
TO: MU Faculty Senate
FROM: Dr. Ginny Palmer
MU Department of Nursing
RE: Faculty Emeritus Resolution Conferring Faculty Emeritus Status upon
Dr. Barbara F. Haus

The Department of Nursing unanimously approved the following resolution and now recommends its passage by the Faculty Senate:


WHEREAS Dr. Barbara F. Haus served as a faculty member of the Millersville University Department of Nursing since 1996, a total of 10 years; and
WHEREAS Dr. Haus is a distinguished educator and practitioner, who personifies professionalism in everything she does; and
WHEREAS Dr. Haus willingly served on the Department of Nursingís Curriculum, Evaluation, Admissions and Scholarship committees; and
WHEREAS She faithfully served as the Departmentís library liaison and delegate to the Science Lectureship Committee; and
WHEREAS She tirelessly provided excellent leadership as the Departmentís Graduate Program Coordinator; and
WHEREAS Dr. Haus mentored and advised the officers of the MU Nursing Network, the Departmentís student organization; and
WHEREAS She was elected faculty counselor for the Xi Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International and served in this position for four years; and
WHEREAS Dr. Haus was and continues to be a strong advocate for childhood immunization and obesity programs; and
WHEREAS She was recognized for her excellence in research by the Xi Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International and the Pennsylvania Nurses Association; and
WHEREAS She was a member of 14 professional organizations, including Sigma Theta Tau International, the honor society for nursing; and
WHEREAS Dr. Haus has maintained an active certification and practice as a pediatric nurse practitioner; and
WHEREAS She served as a board member of the American Cancer Society in Berks County for five years; and
WHEREAS She chaired the Commission on Nursing Education for the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association; and
WHEREAS Dr. Haus has unfailingly been a dynamic member of the Department of Nursing who was committed to students, colleagues, the Department, School, and University, and the community at large; and
WHEREAS Dr. Haus will be greatly missed for her attention to detail, leadership skills, dedication and professionalism as she retires to a wonderful life where she will be in charge of her own schedule and will spend many hours doing what she wants to do when she wants to do it; and

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That in honor of her service and contributions to her Department, School and the University, the Department of Nursing of Millersville University asks that Dr. Barbara F. Haus be granted the honorary title of Faculty Emeritus.

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