March 25-26, 2004

 

ITEM 122-2703-R0304                Authorization to Confer The Title of Professor Emeritus of Philosophy upon Professor George A. Benedict; Montana State University-Billings

 

WHEREAS, Professor George A. Benedict completed a successful teaching career of 31 years at Montana State University-Billings;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. George A. Benedict serves students through teaching a substantial number of philosophy courses in General Education and conducting numerous independent studies in philosophy;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. George A. Benedict served the University and his colleagues by completing nineteen years of service on the Academic Senate;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Benedict served the University and his colleagues with several periods of service as coordinator of the Area of Philosophy, Humanities, and Religious Studies prior to its merger with the Department of English;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Benedict served the University, his colleagues, and students with service on numerous campus committees including the Academic Senate Committee on Committees, the Academic Standards Committee, the Arts and Sciences Academic Policy Committee, the Arts and Sciences Curriculum Council, The General Education Committee, and the Traffic Appeals Board;

 

WHEREAS, Montana State University-Billings wishes to honor Dr. Benedict for his service to education;

 

THEREFORE, the Board of Regents of Higher Education, on the recommendation of Montana State University-Billings, confers upon Dr. George A. Benedict the title of Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, with all rights, privileges, and responsibilities pertaining thereto.