[The following resolution was approved by the Faculty Senate on September 18, 2000.]

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Faculty Senate

WHEREAS, Mary E. Papke, Ph.D., is a highly respected colleague, teacher, and researcher; and

WHEREAS, she has served with distinction as President of the Faculty Senate during the 1999-2000 academic year; and

WHEREAS, through her leadership of the Senate, she has enhanced relationships between the Senate and the other parts of the University community, never failing to act in a true spirit of collegiality and good will; and

WHEREAS, she has provided direction to the Senate Executive Committee and contributed to the accomplishments of the various committees of the Senate; and

WHEREAS, she has served the Senate and the faculty well in the role of a diplomatic spokesperson; and

WHEREAS, she has worked tirelessly to advance the welfare of faculty, staff, and students at the University.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the University of Tennessee Faculty Senate expresses its sincere appreciation to


for her outstanding leadership and devoted service to the Senate and the University of Tennessee: and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT a copy of this Resolution be presented to Professor Papke and that the Resolution be made a part of the minutes of the Senate meeting held on September 18, 2000.

G. Samuel Jordan
  Robert Glenn

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