Office says cuts may cost 1,500 jobs
Gov. Mitt Romney's proposal to reorganize the state public higher
education system would cut the University's funding by $65 million
and force the layoff of 1,500 employees across the five campuses,
according to analysis by the President's Office.
trade data with World Trade Centers
The campus-based Massachusetts Institute for
Social and Economic Research (MISER) is supplying trade data information
to the membership of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA),
a New York-based not-for-profit organization.
on war in Iraq scheduled
F aculty members are invited to present their
views on the impending war in Iraq at a forum Tuesday, March 11,
in 101 Lincoln Campus Center. The 12:15 p.m. gathering is being
sponsored by Faculty Senate secretary Ernest May and Massachusetts
Society of Professors president Ron Story.
to hear from Tocco, discuss science library plan
Massachusetts Board of Higher Education Chairman
Stephen P. Tocco will address the Faculty Senate at its March 13
meeting in 227 Herter Hall and will take questions from the audience.
reins as new leader in Music and Dance
The Department of Music and Dance has a new interim
chair, T. Dennis Brown, associate professor of Music. The first
week of January, Brown took over when Roger Rideout, who had been
serving as interim chair since former chair Ernest May became secretary
of the Faculty Senate in 2000, stepped down.
Bezanson to reopen soon
What started as a make-up job for Bezanson Recital
Hall in 1995 has since become a full-fledged face-lift, which will
culminate in an official reopening of the hall and its new lobby
Nursing students to political action
Nursing majors need to be more politically active
in order to respond to emerging issues in healthcare they will face
as they enter the workforce, according to alumna Barbara Blakeney,
president of the American Nurses Association.