MR. JOHN KAWULA

Professor of Library Science, Emeritus

WHEREAS Mr. John Kawula has served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching, research and public service from 1998 to 2016; and

WHEREAS Mr. Kawula has been a dedicated instructor of Library Science and has developed numerous online library guides to assist users in finding reliable information sources; and

WHEREAS Mr. Kawula, as government documents and maps librarian, assisted many patrons in navigating the labyrinth of federal agency documents; and streamlined and refined the focus of the Library’s collections; and

WHEREAS Mr. Kawula has contributed many articles and presentations that promoted unique Library and government materials on the environment, public lands and studies of the North; and

WHEREAS Mr. Kawula has an exemplary record of service to the University and to the academic community, having mentored junior colleagues; served as a member of many University and professional committees; and served as department chair;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks expresses its deep appreciation to Mr. John Kawula for his extensive contributions to the State of Alaska and to the University; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks, in further recognition of the invaluable services rendered by Mr. Kawula and as evidence of the University’s desire that his identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Mr. John Kawula as Professor of Library Science, Emeritus; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be appropriately engrossed and signed by the Chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks as further evidence of the esteem and respect in which he holds Mr. John Kawula, and conveyed to Mr. Kawula on this 8th day of May, 2016.

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