Commencement 2008 | Sunday, May 11, 2008 | John A. Carlson Center

Degree and emeriti recipients


Dr. Laura M. Milner

Professor of Business Administration, Emerita

WHEREAS Dr. Laura M. Milner has served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching, research and public service from 1986 to 2007; and

WHEREAS Dr. Milner has been a well-liked and respected instructor and advisor at the University for more than twenty years, as evidenced by her three Outstanding Advisor Awards, Dennis Demmert Alaska Native Student Appreciation and Recognition Award, and her nomination for the Emil Usibelli Distinguished Teaching Award; and

WHEREAS Dr. Milner has amassed a commendable and varied body of work, including twenty articles published in blind, peer-reviewed journals, and a wealth of book chapters, proceedings, reports and presentations; and secured for the University funding for more than two dozen research projects; and brought further recognition to the University by being named a Fulbright Scholar to South Africa; and

WHEREAS Dr. Milner has demonstrated her service leadership in a number of different settings, including assisting with the University’s strategic planning, directing the Women’s Center and the Alaska Institute of Tourism, and serving on many Department and University-wide committees; and was crucial in the effort to rebuild a component of the University’s Institutional Review Board; and has volunteered her expertise to benefit a number of organizations in the Fairbanks community;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks expresses its deep appreciation to Dr. Laura M. Milner 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. Milner and as evidence of the University’s desire that her identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Dr. Laura M. Milner as Professor of Business Administration, 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. Laura M. Milner, and conveyed to Dr. Milner on this day of May 11, 2008.

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