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Mr. E. Thomas Robinson
Professor of Accounting and Information Systems, Emeritus

WHEREAS Mr. E. Thomas Robinson has served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching, research and public service from 1974 to 2005; and

WHEREAS Mr. Robinson has demonstrated both professional aptitude and personal enthusiasm in teaching and advising; and has consistently sought innovative and divers pedagogical approaches to the benefit of his students' education; and has developed and taught a variety of courses from the undergraduate to the graduate levels, as well as special topics courses and professional seminars; and

WHEREAS Mr. Robinson has applied his intellectual acumen to vital business questions related directly to the economic health and well-being of the State of Alaska, including the salmon, aquaculture and visitor industries; and has authored numerous articles, reviews and analyses and delivered myriad presentations on topics ranging from small-business computer needs to the development of educational textbooks; and

WHEREAS Mr. Robinson has won the admiration of his friends and colleagues for his many years of unstinting service to the University and the Fairbanks community, from the University's collegiate hockey team to the public television and radio station, parenting and teaching organizations to wildlife and conservation councils; and has served as a mentor both formal and informal to countless students, former students and colleagues alike;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks expresses its deep appreciation to Mr. E. Thomas Robinson 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. Robinson and as evidence of the University's desire that his identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Mr. E. Thomas Robinson as Professor of Accounting and Information Systems, 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. E. Thomas Robinson, and conveyed to Mr. Robinson on this day of May 15, 2005.

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