John H. “Jack” Leamy, Jr., 1966 – 1997
Professor of English
During the 1997 Commencement Ceremony, John ”Jack” Leamy, Jr. was honored for his years of service by being appointed to Professor Emeritus Status. The May 22, 1997 Resolution appears below.
BE IT RESOLVED by those present that the following resolution has been recommended by the Executive Council, the President, the Faculty, and has been acted upon by the College’s Board of Trustees.
WHEREAS, we honor Professor John H. Leamy, long-time teacher, highly respected by his colleagues for his knowledge of literature, admired by his students for his passion and his concerns about their progress and his willingness to help; and
WHEREAS, we pay tribute to Professor Leamy for thirty-two years of service, always committed to excellence in teaching and willingness to perform tasks that go beyond what could reasonably be expected; and
WHEREAS, Professor Leamy served with distinction as Professor English, Director of the first dramatic production in the College’s theater, founder of the College’s first Learning Center, and Director of the Division of Continuing Education’s first Summer programs; and
WHEREAS, we acknowledge that Professor Leamy has served as an inspiration and mentor to faculty and students; and
WHEREAS, Professor Leamy has distinguished himself by his keen interest, commitment, and loyalty to his students and colleagues, and the mission of Mount Wachusett Community College;
BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, that Professor John H. Leamy, Jr. be appointed Professor Emeritus of English at Mount Wachusett Community College with all rights, privileges, and responsibilities attendant to his appointment.