Edith Ruth Tucker Marcott, B.S.N., R.N., Ph.D. (’74 B.S.N.), associate dean for admissions and student affairs at UTMB’s School of Nursing, retired in August 2005. Since joining the faculty in 1977, she was devoted not only to the advancement of the School of Nursing, but also to the institutional campaigns and goals of UTMB. Marcott taught numerous graduate and undergraduate courses during her tenure and led the development, implementation and evaluation of student services and non-academic student policies. Her lessons and administrative contributions were significant and her model of leadership priceless. Throughout her career she consistently demonstrated her commitment through scholarships, community service and teaching. Marcott will continue her association with UTMB and the School of Nursing as associate professor emeritus.