Associate Professor of Developmental Mathematics, Emeritus

WHEREAS Ms. Jane Weber has served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching and University and public service from 1993 to 2016; and

WHEREAS Ms. Weber has been a dedicated teacher and advisor, garnering her a Meritorious Faculty Award for Teaching excellence, a TRiO Champion Award, and five Carol Feist/Douglas Schamel Outstanding Faculty Advisor Awards; and she has furthered curriculum redesign and innovation in developmental mathematics, including establishing a developmental math lab and the Math Tutoring Hotline for rural students; and

WHEREAS Ms. Weber notably contributed to the formation and success of the Department of Developmental Education, which she led as department chair for many years; fostered the achievement of accreditation through the National Association for Developmental Education; and served on numerous University committees, including the Committee on the Status of Women, the Student Academic Development and Achievement Committee, and the Joint Health Care Committee; and

WHEREAS Ms. Weber served her colleagues in leadership roles with the University of Alaska Federation of Teachers; and helped to create the Alaska Chapter of the American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks expresses its deep appreciation to Ms. Jane Weber for her 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 Ms. Weber and as evidence of the University’s desire that her identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Ms. Jane Weber as Associate Professor of Developmental Mathematics, 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 Ms. Jane Weber, and conveyed to Ms. Weber on this 8th day of May, 2016.

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