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2003 Emeriti

RESOLUTION
conferring upon

MR. JOHN P. DOYLE
the title of
Professor of Fisheries, Emeritus

WHEREAS Mr. John P. Doyle served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching, research and public service from 1963 to 1987; and

WHEREAS Mr. Doyle committed himself to the interpretation and dissemination of marine science discoveries to the maritime public; and worked closely with fishers and processors to develop the best and most productive methods of catching and handling the fish that form such a vital part of many coastal Alaskans' lives and livelihoods; and was instrumental in encouraging ever greater coordination and cooperation between the public and the academic community; and

WHEREAS Mr. Doyle carefully observed Japanese fisheries and aquaculture, and applied his insights and discoveries to improve Alaska's fishing systems; and studied methods and aspects of fishing that resulted in numerous articles, bulletins and a book that continue to be regularly referenced by many in the industry; and

WHEREAS Mr. Doyle served the University with great distinction in his role of Cooperative Extension agent, acting as the crucial link between researchers' scientific findings and the public's practical applications; and conducted informative training workshops that improved the professional qualifications of his colleagues; and oversaw the expansion of the Marine Advisory Program from a single office to a statewide program of eleven agents and specialists; and continues to serve the University as an informal advisor to the program;

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

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks, in further recognition of the invaluable services rendered by Mr. Doyle and as evidence of the University's desire that his identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Mr. John P. Doyle as Professor of Fisheries, 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 P. Doyle, and conveyed to Mr. Doyle on this day of May 11, 2003.

 
 

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