Resolutions - April 11, 1992


Whereas the Texas Section of the Mathematical Association of America – attendees numbering nearly three hundred, plus guests, have been hospitably received by the University of Houston-Downtown in the persons of

  1. Elias Deeba, Arrangements Chairman
  2. Richard Alo, Chairman and Faculty Jacob Koehl, Kenneth Oberhoff, and Dennis Rodriques who assisted Elias Deeba,
  3. The Secretary, Gloria Miltor, Technical staff Ann Tejani; all staff in the Department of Mathematics who graciously and efficiently provided registration services and guidance of all types and kinds;

            And whereas persons from mathematical circles beyond the Section having importantly provided additional intellectual stimuli – Professor Douglas S. Kurtz, New Mexico, Mr. Clark Covington, Special Assistant to the Director of JCC, NASA, Professor Mary Wheeler, Rice University, and Professor Deborah Tepper Haimo, President of the MAA, together with Professors James Callahan, Smith College, and Professor Kenneth Hoffman, Hampshire College, and Professor James C. Bradford, Abilene Christian University;

            And whereas Wes Sanders of Sam Houston State University served as the Exhibit Coordinator and arranged for the publishers – twelve exhibitors and MAA;

            And whereas sixteen papers have been presented by student authors and another forty-three by individuals from the membership;

            And whereas those individual honored at the banquet were presented distinguished service awards Landon Colquitt, TCU, honored posthumously, and Joe Cude, Tarleton State University, and the Distinguished College Teacher, Robert S. Doran, Texas Christian University;

            And whereas the outgoing Section Chair, Larry Heath, University of Texas at Arlington, has guided the organization with vision, with efficiency, and with ease and competence, and incoming Chair Rose Marie Smith, Texas Women’s University, will guide the organization with vision, with efficiency, and with ease and competence;

            Be it resolved that the Section extends gratitude and congratulations to all – including those unnamed as well as those named above – who have taught and studied, served and led, worked and planned toward this most pleasant adjournment on the 11th of April, 1992.

Resolution Committee
Dalton Tarwater
Ron Anderson
Patrick Odell, Chair