Agenda Item No. _________
Washburn University Board of Regents
On May 15, 2000, Dr. Lois M. Rimmer-Glazier will retire as Professor and Assistant Dean of the School of Nursing after 26 years of service to Washburn University.
Dr. Rimmer-Glazier joined the Washburn faculty in August 1974 and received tenure in 1979. She was the first faculty member employed for the newly developed baccalaureate program in nursing which began in the fall semester of 1974. She was named Assistant Dean of the School of Nursing in 1983. She served as Curriculum Coordinator for Nursing Education, and Coordinator of the RN Articulation Program. She has assisted with writing four national accreditation Self Study reports for the School of Nursing and two reports for University Program Review in addition to many other administrative functions. She has served on several University committees. She has coordinated the University Blood Drives from 1983 through 1999, served as United Way Campaign Representative, and served on the Nursing and Health Advisory Committee for the Kansas Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross. Through her years, she has provided valuable faculty leadership and mentoring.
The title Professor Emeritus is recommended in recognition of Dr. Rimmer-Glazier's long and distinguished career, and for her outstanding, meritorious service to the community, the School of Nursing and Washburn University.
President Farley recommends that the Board honor Dr. Lois M. Rimmer-Glazier with the title, Professor Emeritus.
(date) Jerry B. Farley, President