Keep Professor Tom Powers at CALA
GENERAL PETITION By signing this petition you are affirming your belief that the University of Arizona should hire and promote individuals who exhibit the highest quality in research, teaching, advising and mentoring. You believe Professor Tom Powers is one such individual and that the University of Arizonaâ's administration and College of Architecture should provide a competitive offer in order to retain him, thereby recognizing his extraordinary value as a member of the university community. FULL PETITION By signing this petition you are affirming your belief that the University of Arizona should hire and promote individuals who exhibit the highest quality in research, teaching, advising and mentoring. You also believe that The University of Arizona can only continue to foster excellence in both undergraduate and graduate education by recruiting and supporting individuals who represent a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds. You believe that Professor Tom Powers exemplify the attributes, as a scholar, teacher, advisor and mentor, which should be given the greatest value by the University of Arizona community. By signing this petition you are expressing to the University of Arizona administration, including the College of Architecture, that they should provide a strong and competitive offer to keep Professor Powers at The University of Arizona full time. By doing so, the administration will appropriately recognize Professor Powers status as one of the most influential professors at the university. We, as concerned architecture students, alumni and community members, propose that in order to retain Professor Powers, the University of Arizona and the College of Architecture commit to provide these items, including but not limited to the following: -Provide Professor Tom Powers with a permanent professorship at the University of Arizona College of Architecture, -Or at least in a designated track to achieve such a professor & teaching position. By providing these items, the administration will show its commitment to Professor Powers, his students, alumni, and the entire University of Arizona community. Specifically, The University of Arizona will show it cares about providing the highest quality of education. The College of Architecture will show a clear commitment to its pursuit in developing influential scholars and leaders who have a positive impact in our society as a whole.