Degree and emeriti recipients


Dr. William Connor

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology, Emeritus

WHEREAS Dr. William Connor has served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction from 1983 to 2007; and

WHEREAS Dr. Connor has proven himself an outstanding behavioral health practitioner, teacher and clinical supervisor in his two decades of service at UAF; and has dedicated his career to the betterment of the campus community and its members; and has been a source of wise counsel and sage advice during some of the University's most difficult situations; and

WHEREAS Dr. Connor has shown an extraordinary commitment to students and is a sought-after teacher and advisor; and has demonstrated an unparalleled ability to communicate complex material to students, regardless of their level of academic or clinical experience; and whose creativity and professionalism have been key ingredients of the success and growth of the Department of Psychology; and

WHEREAS Dr. Connor has worked diligently on projects and programs that have improved behavioral health services in rural Alaska; and has played an essential role in the development of the University's new doctoral program in clinical-community psychology; and whose culturally respectful and supportive methods have helped make the University a campus of choice for Alaska Native and rural students;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks expresses its deep appreciation to Dr. Connor 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 Dr. Connor and as evidence of the University's desire that his identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Dr. William Connor as Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology, 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. William Connor, and conveyed to Dr. Connor on this day of May 13, 2007.

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