Regents' Proceedings 322
The following resolutions were adopted:
WHEREAS, On July 21, 1940, Emil Lorch, A.M., since 1906 Professor of Architecture in the University of Michigan and from 1931 to 1936, Director of the College of Architecture, will reach the age of seventy and become eligible for retirement from active service, therefore be it
Resolved, That the Regents of the University of Michigan felicitate Professor Lorch upon the completion of a period of thirty-four years as administrator and teacher, during which he took the leadership in the organization of the College of Architecture, contributed largely to the development of its resources and its prestige, was untiring in his efforts to advance the interests and usefulness of the architectural profession both in this State and nationally, and received many testimonials of honor and respect at the hands of his fellow architects; and be it further
Resolved, That in grateful recognition of his notable services the Regents of the University of Michigan confer upon Professor Lorch, on and after the date of his retirement, the title Professor Emeritus of Architecture, and that he be recommended for the usual retiring allowance, beginning July 21, 1940.