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2002-2003 Academic Year Resolutions Adopted

R8: 2002/2003: Resolution of Commendation & Appreciation (Stuart Cooper)


Resolution of Commendation

Whereas, as a researcher, teacher, and administrator, Stuart L. Cooper has achieved a commendable record over decades of distinguished service at the Illinois Institute of Technology, the University of Delaware, and the University of Wisconsin, before coming to North Carolina State University, and

Whereas, honors accrued to him include the Clemson Award for Basic Research of the Society for Biomaterials and the Charles M. A. Stine Award of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and

Whereas, he is a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Physical Society, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and

Whereas, he has served N. C. State as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and

Whereas, he has been the University’s chief academic officer, if not in fact then as a desideratum, and

Whereas, his duties as Provost were performed honestly, openly, and meritoriously, and

Whereas, he served as a member of the Faculty Senate as an equal among equals, a friend among friends, and

Whereas, as an administrator, he acted as a teacher among teachers, a researcher among researchers, and a mentor among mentors, and

Whereas, his leadership as Provost was collegial, amenable, and amicable, and

Whereas, he placed integrity above personal ambition and steadfastness of purpose above the expedient, and

Whereas, we rejoice that he assumes the honorable title and arduous duties of Professor of Chemical Engineering, and

Whereas, he leaves the Office of Provost with the appreciation and admiration of the University’s Faculty, therefore be it

Resolved, that the Faculty of NC State University offers its gratitude and appreciation to Professor Stuart L. Cooper.


Resolution: R8: 02/03
First Reading: February 25, 2003
Adopted: February 25, 2003

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