Professor of Arts and Letters, Emeritus

WHEREAS Ms. Susan Andrews has served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching and public service from 1986 to 2017; and

WHEREAS Ms. Andrews adeptly taught a wide variety of courses in subject areas including writing, English, oral communication, journalism, humanities and Alaska Native studies; and with her colleague, Mr. John Creed, operated the Chukchi News and Information Service, a cultural journalism project based on student publications and that served as an incentive for high achievement, and;

WHEREAS Ms. Andrews authored more than seventy newspaper, magazine and journal articles, garnering regional and national writing awards, and co-edited two student writing anthologies, which won several national awards, and;

WHEREAS Ms. Andrews served in important public service roles, including holding workshops on writing, reading or video in Kotzebue schools and for local children’s organizations, coaching Kotzebue Battle of the Books teams, and assisting schools, libraries and arts programs, among many other activities;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks expresses its deep appreciation to Ms. Susan Andrews for her 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 Ms. Andrews and as evidence of the University’s desire that her identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Ms. Susan Andrews as Professor of Arts and Letters, 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 Ms. Susan Andrews, and conveyed to Ms. Andrews on this 6th day of May, 2017.

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