Degree and emeriti recipients


Dr. Paul B. Reichardt

Professor of Chemistry and Provost, Emeritus

WHEREAS Dr. Paul B. Reichardt has served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching, research and public service from 1972 to 2007; and

WHEREAS Dr. Reichardt has been regarded by students as an effective and dynamic teacher, so much so that he was the recipient of the Inspirational Teacher Award; and has been greatly respected by his colleagues for his unwavering commitment to the premise that the students' needs and best interests are one of the highest priorities of the University; and has continued to act as a leader and mentor through his development and guidance of the University's Academic Leadership Institute; and

WHEREAS Dr. Reichardt has contributed his considerable scientific skills and training to the advancement of the fields of chemistry and the biological sciences by co-authoring fifty refereed journal articles and a further seventeen chapters in books and monographs, often regarding subjects of particular importance and interest to Alaskans throughout the State; and

WHEREAS Dr. Reichardt has throughout his career demonstrated the energy and willingness to assume responsibilities of leadership, serving at various times on an interim basis when the needs of the University demanded it, and at other times as the Head of the Department of Chemistry, Dean of the College of Natural Sciences, Dean of the College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics, and most recently as Provost of the University; and has brought to his many roles a spirit of integrity, collegiality and good humor much admired by his peers;

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

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