Professor of Economics, Emeritus

WHEREAS Dr. Gregory Goering served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching, research and public service from 1990 to 2015; and

WHEREAS Dr. Goering was an outstanding and versatile faculty member who taught seventeen different undergraduate and graduate courses on topics such as mathematical economics, public finance, and industrial organization; who maintained high academic standards and excelled in helpfulness to students; and who further served as a dedicated advisor to undergraduate and graduate students alike; and

WHEREAS Dr. Goering’s influential research centered on theoretical economics, including the behavior of firms manufacturing durable goods and the impact of corporate social responsibility and green policies on firm conduct and performance, yielding numerous publications; and

WHEREAS Dr. Goering ably served in leadership and administrative roles at the University, notably as a member of the Faculty Senate and numerous faculty committees and as Associate Dean of the School of Management; and made important contributions to the ongoing work of maintaining the School’s specialized accreditation;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks expresses its deep appreciation to Dr. Gregory Goering for his extensive contributions to the State of Alaska and to the University; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks, in further recognition of the invaluable services rendered by Dr. Goering and as evidence of the University’s desire that his identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Dr. Gregory Goering as Professor of Economics, 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. Gregory Goering, and conveyed to Dr. Goering on this 8th day of May, 2016.

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