March 1-3, 2006

 

ITEM 130-2701-R0306                Authorization to Confer The Title of Assistant Professor Emeritus of English upon Randall Gloege; Montana State University Billings

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gloege has completed a teaching career of twenty-five years at Montana State University Billings;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gloege has contributed to the English profession by publishing a variety of academic papers and creative pieces;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gloege presented papers at state, regional, and national conferences;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gloege served as faculty advisor to The Rook (a student literary publication) and the Environmental Awareness Club;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gloege served as editor of Alkali Flats, initially a regional publication of creative writing, and later a creative writing publication of Montana State University Billings;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gloege served as Chair of the Arts and Sciences Policy Committee and the Academic Senate committee on Academic Computing and Allied Technology;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gloege was an active promoter of computer technology at Montana State University Billings;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gloege served in the Academic Senate, first as an elected representative, and later as a member of the Senate Executive Committee;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gloege participated in a working group whose task was to develop an assessable General Education program;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gloege served as a student mentor, and student teacher supervisor for a variety of Montana State University Billings students;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gloege chaired several faculty search committees;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gloege chaired the committee which designed Senior Portfolio, a course serving as a vehicle for outcomes assessment of the MSU Billings English program;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gloege helped initiate and served as Associate Director of the Environmental Studies Program at MSU Billings;

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Gloege served the broader Montana community as a board member of the Alliance for the Wild Rockies and Big Wild Advocates;

 

and WHEREAS, Montana State University Billings wishes to honor Dr. Gloege for service to education, community, and the state of Montana;

 

THEREFORE, the Board of Regents of Higher Education, on the recommendation of Montana State University Billings confers upon Dr. Gloege the title of Assistant Professor of English Emeritus, with all rights, privileges, and responsibilities appertaining thereto.