March 20- 21, 2003
ITEM 118-2801-R0303 Authorization to Confer the Title of Associate Professor Emeritus of Metals Technology upon Cameron Worstell; Montana State University-Northern
THAT: Upon his retirement, Cameron Worstell, Associate Professor of Metals Technology at Montana State University-Northern, deserves the title Associate Professor Emeritus in recognition of his excellent teaching and notable professional and institutional service throughout his career.
EXPLANATION: Professor Worstell was first employed at Montana State University-Northern as part-time instructor in 1965 and became full-time in 1966. Professor Worstell was promoted to Associate Professor in 1991. During his service at Montana State University-Northern, Professor Worstell taught a wide range of beginning and advanced machining courses, welding, drawing interpretation and foundry.
Throughout his career at Montana State University-Northern, Professor Worstell participated in various forms of institutional, community, and professional service. He served on most of the University's standing committees and has long been a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, American Foundryman's Society, American Welding Society, and the Montana Career and Technology Education Association. He has participated faithfully in professional conferences for technology education at the state level and has continuously served as co-chair for the machining contest of the Montana VICA Skills Olympics. A long-time community supporter, Professor Worstell's involvement included service on several local economic development committees and president of the Havre Chamber of Commerce and Havre Lions Club.
Professor Worstell developed new courses for various programs at Montana State University-Northern, presented numerous teacher update courses and enthusiastically prepared the laboratory components for several national competitions.
Professor Worstell's dedication to teaching, his service to the community, and his contributions to continuing education merit conferral of the title of Associate Professor Emeritus of Metal Technology.