Agenda Item No. _______________
Washburn University Board of Regents
SUBJECT: Faculty Personnel
At the end of the 2001 Spring semester, Dr. Thomas Ouellette will retire as a Associate Professor of the Chemistry Department after 20 years of service to Washburn University.
Dr. Ouellette joined Washburn Univesrity in 1971 and served as Department Chair from 1983 until 1992, during which time he contributed enormously to the growth and advancement of the department. He wrote a laboratory manual that was used for many years in the General Chemistry course. As an instructor, he is well respected and appreciated by his students and the department faculty.
The title Associate Professor Emeritus is recommended in recognition of Thomas Ouellette's long and distinguished career, for his contributions and leadership as department chair, and for his record of 20 years of contributions to the Department of Physics and Astronomy, and Washburn University.
President Farley recommends that the Board honor Dr. Thomas Ouellette with the title, Associate Professor Emeritus.
(date) Jerry B. Farley, President