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Professor Jack Meiland retires

ANN ARBOR?Jack W. Meiland, University of Michigan professor of philosophy, was given the emeritus title by the U-M Regents at their Nov. 20-21 meeting.

Meiland, who joined the U-M faculty in 1962, also served as director of the Honors Program, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA), in 1979-83, as LSA's associate dean for long-range planning and curriculum in 1983-90, and as associate dean for undergraduate education in 1990-92.

"In recognition of his outstanding contributions to undergraduate education, Prof. Meiland was appointed the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in 1988, and twice received the LSA Excellence in Education Award," the Regents noted. "A superb classroom teacher, he is known for his caring approach to students; he teaches without pretense, conveying to students that he is a partner in learning."

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