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Arthur Whitmore Smith
Regents' Proceedings 650

The following resolutions adopted by the Faculty of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts were received and ordered placed in the record:

WHEREAS, Arthur Whitmore Smith, Professor of Physics, reached the age of seventy years on May 11, 1944, and has become eligible for retirement, and

WHEREAS, Professor Smith, who was granted the degree of Bachelor of Science by the University of New Hampshire in 1893 and the degree of Doctor of Philosophy by John Hopkins University in 1903, has served as a member of the faculty of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts for the past forty one years, therefore be it

Resolved, That the Executive Committee of the College and the members of this Faculty express to Professor Smith their appreciation of his scholarly achievements and of his long service as a teacher, and be it further Resolved, That Professor Smith be recommended to the Regents for appointment as Professor Emeritus of Physics.

The following resolutions were adopted:

WHEREAS, Dr. Arthur Whitmore Smith, Professor of Physics, arrived at the age of 70 years on May 11, 1944, and has therefore become eligible for retirement in accordance with the Bylaws of the Board of Regents, and

WHEREAS, Professor Smith since 1903 has been a loyal and active member of the Department of Physics, aiding materially in the department's instructional work, and highly respected for his personal integrity and scholarly activities, therefore be it

Resolved, By the Regents of the University of Michigan that Professor Smith be retired as of June 24, 1944, with the title Professor Emeritus of Physics and with retiring allowance as provided under the regulations of the University, and be it further

Resolved, That the Regents felicitate Professor Smith upon his long and successful career as a teacher in this University and invite him to avail himself of the courtesies which are customarily extended to emeritus members of the faculty.

Regents’ Proceedings, June 1944, Page 650