Degree and emeriti recipients


Dr. Victoria Joan Moessner

Professor of German, Emerita

WHEREAS Dr. Victoria Joan Moessner has served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching, research and public service from 1981 to 2007; and

WHEREAS Dr. Moessner has demonstrated a long and unwavering commitment to her students by her unstinting willingness to assume responsibility for teaching all aspects of the German language program, often as the sole faculty member in the program, thereby ensuring the successful and timely fulfillment of her students' degree requirements; and

WHEREAS Dr. Moessner has demonstrated her acumen for scholarly work through many significant works of translation and editing, and as author of many books, book reviews, journal articles and book chapters; and has served as a manuscript reviewer and editorial board member; and has expanded her professional repertoire through her participation in dozens of national and international conferences and through her membership in many professional organizations; and

WHEREAS Dr. Moessner has made further contributions to the University as a member of numerous department and university-wide committees, faculty governance, guest lecturer and department chair; and has acted as an ambassador for the University through her work in community outreach efforts, particularly in the area of foreign language education;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks expresses its deep appreciation to Dr. Victoria Joan Moessner for her 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. Moessner and as evidence of the University's desire that her identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Dr. Victoria Joan Moessner as Professor of German, Emerita; 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. Victoria Joan Moessner, and conveyed to Dr. Moessner on this day of May 13, 2007.

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