Agenda Item No. _________

Washburn University Board of Regents





SUBJECT: Faculty Personnel





DESCRIPTION

On June 30, 2000, Dr. Alice A. Young will retire as Dean of the School of Nursing after 26 years of service to Washburn University.



Alice joined the Washburn faculty in January 1974 as Associate Professor and Chairperson for the Department of Nursing. She was appointed the Dean of the School of Nursing in 1982. She was responsible for development of the baccalaureate nursing program at Washburn University in 1973.



Dr. Young is an active member of several professional nursing associations and community and civic groups. She has served as President of the Kansas State Nurses' Association, The Kansas Association of Colleges of Nursing, and Hospice, Inc. of Topeka. She is a recognized leader of nursing at the state, regional and national levels, and has provided workshops, seminars, papers and consultation for many nursing groups.



The titles Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus are recommended in recognition of Dr. Alice Young's long and distinguished career, and for her outstanding and meritorious service to the community, the School of Nursing and Washburn University.







FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS

None







RECOMMENDATION

President Farley recommends that the Board honor Dr. Alice A. Young with the titles, Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus.







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(date) Jerry B. Farley, President


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