Request for emeritus status
William L Lowe, Jr, MD
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Rubloff Building, 12th floor
Dear Dr. Lowe:
I am writing to nominate __________________ for appointment as Emeritus Professor (or
appropriate rank) in the Department of ______________________. Dr. ________________
has planned a retirement date of ___________________, after a distinguished career at
Northwestern University and the Feinberg School of Medicine.
(Include specifics here about accomplishments, career highlights, service to University and
Dr. _______________ has been an outstanding member of the faculty at Northwestern and it is
most fitting he he/she be recognized for his/her contributions by being awarded Emeritus status.
This appointment will allow him/her to play an active role in the life of the Department. I support
this nomination with my highest level of enthusiasm.