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RESOLUTION IN HONOR OF DR. JANE B. THOMAS, WILLIAM H. GRIER PROFESSOR

WHEREAS, in memory of William H. Grier, a long-time member and chair of the Board of Trustees, the first male recipient of an honorary degree from the College of Business Administration, as well as a generous benefactor and servant of the university, the William H. Grier Professorship in Business Administration was established in 1993; and,

WHEREAS, the Grier Professorship is awarded every four years to an excellent classroom teacher who is highly imaginative, dependable, and in command of his or her discipline; and,

WHEREAS, the professor chosen for this honor has dedicated sixteen years at Winthrop to the intellectual development of her students as well as to the overall development of the university and her profession; and,

WHEREAS, this award has been presented to Professor Jane B. Thomas for her talented teaching, exceptional scholarship and service, and her consistent integration of traditional course work and experiential learning in expanding student learning;

THEREFORE LET IT BE RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees of Winthrop University gratefully acknowledges the outstanding accomplishments of Professor Jane B. Thomas and presents to her today this citation as a testament to her scholarly achievements and devotion to higher education and in honor of being named the William H. Grier Professor.
 

APPROVED, this the 17th day of November, 2006.

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