Associate Professor of Counseling, Emeritus

WHEREAS Dr. Allan Morotti has served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching, research and public service from 1995 to 2016; and

WHEREAS Dr. Morotti has been an effective, creative, caring and challenging faculty member who taught a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as successfully mentoring dozens of graduate students; contributed to the development of a highly regarded Counseling program at UAF and fostered its commitment to high standards, diversity and cultural competency; and provided countless hours of clinical supervision to individuals working toward licensure; and

WHEREAS Dr. Morotti’s research yielded numerous publications and presentations on topics such as school-based family counseling, identity development in multiracial and biracial individuals, bullying, suicide prevention, and Alaska Native children’s perceptions of self through art and storytelling; and earned an Outstanding Contribution Award from the Oxford Symposium on School-Based Family Counseling; and

WHEREAS Dr. Morotti has provided valuable service as program head, as department chair and as dean during particularly challenging times for the School of Education; and has served on numerous agency, editorial and review boards;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks expresses its deep appreciation to Dr. Allan Morotti 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 Dr. Morotti and as evidence of the University’s desire that his identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Dr. Allan Morotti as Associate Professor of Counseling, 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 Dr. Allan Morotti, and conveyed to Dr. Morotti on this 8th day of May, 2016.

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