MR. WILLIAM BARNES

Associate Professor of Computer and Information Technology, Emeritus

WHEREAS Mr. William Barnes has served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching and public service from 2009 to 2017; and

WHEREAS Mr. Barnes also served the University of Alaska Anchorage Kodiak Campus from 1984 to 2004; and has been dedicated to his students’ success, both in the classes he taught and in job placement support; and

WHEREAS Mr. Barnes developed and expanded the Computer and Information Technology program, particularly with improvements in the Cisco Networking Academy and additions in cybersecurity; and

WHEREAS Mr. Barnes served very effectively in a wide range of professional and public service roles, including as a faculty advisor in the Academic Advising Center, an advisor and manager for the Arctic Innovation Competition, a docent for the University of Alaska Museum of the North, and a member of the Information Technology Committee of Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, among other activities;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks expresses its deep appreciation to Mr. William Barnes 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. Barnes and as evidence of the University’s desire that his identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Mr. William Barnes as Associate Professor of Computer and Information Technology, 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. William Barnes, and conveyed to Mr. Barnes on this 6th day of May, 2017.

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