The Campus Chronicle
Vol. XVIII, Issue 20
for the Amherst campus of the University of Massachusetts
February 7, 2003

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Seniors Troy Lorusso (left) and Sara Antion take a "tea break" during inventory re-organization at the Crafts Center in the Student Union on Jan. 16. The two are wearing batik and painted silk items they found during the inventory. (Stan Sherer photo) The Whitmore Courtyard awaits the arrival of spring. (Stan Sherer photo)
   
 

Alumni pledge $2m for science building
The planned construction of an integrated sciences building received a major boost this week as two husband-wife alumni teams announced their pledge of $2 million for the project.

Search for Student Affairs vice chancellor announced
A national search for a vice chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life is about to begin, Chancellor John V. Lombardi announced this week.

Romney reduces UMass system funding by $6.2m
Taking aim at a projected $650 million shortfall in this year's state budget, Gov. Mitt Romney used his expanded budget authority last week to reduce spending by $343 million, including $6.2 million from the University system.

Bulger to address Faculty Senate
President William M. Bulger will address the next meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 3:30 p.m. in 227 Herter Hall.

New office helping researchers meet federal rules
Over the past 75 years, the pantheon of life's certainties has grown from just death and taxes to death, taxes and federal regulations.

AIMS gets new quarters as it makes way for others to move
Frequent users of Academic Instructional Media Services (AIMS) already may have noted that the offices it formerly occupied on the third floor of Goodell have been empty since Jan. 21.

Campus seal now preferred over logo for use on
campus-specific items, publications

The campus has a new seal that's been appearing on stationery, mugs, banners and other items over the past few months, yet it isn't new at all.

Fulbright Scholar Award sends Peelle to Malaysia
The latest faculty member to receive a Fulbright Scholar Award, Howard A. Peelle, professor of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, departed Feb. 4 for four months in Malaysia.

 
 
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