Diane asked me to try to contact all of Artsci during the last few years for this, so I'm going to try my best, but it'd be awesome if you could forward this information (or talk it up with!) other artscis! I've tried to change as little of the original wording of Diane as possible, but of course the subject and verb tense has been modified :P
The Artsci Office is hosting a retirement drop-in session in Commons 105 for Dr. Sutherland on Tuesday June 22, 2010 from 1:30 till 4:30 p.m. They will have a card for everyone to sign. If anyone (students, alumni, well-wishers) wishes to send in an email etc., you can send it to Shelley at firstname.lastname@example.org. They will collect those emails to include them in a book.
During his time, we have seen Dr. Sutherland take on many challenges. There were several changes that Dr. Sutherland was instrumental in implementing within the Arts & Science curriculum: the Biology issue with the introduction of an Artsci Biology course i.e. Arts & Science 1E03 Molecular Physiology and then a menu selection of first year science courses, Artsci Economics course, Independent Study course, Inquiry Special Topics course as well as bringing in several talented instructors to teach in the Council of Instructors. He has always seriously taken up the challenge of balancing the science and arts components of the Arts & Science curriculum.