on hiring and spending ordered
In response to the approximately $40 million cut to the campus contained
in the House of Representatives' proposed budget for fiscal 2004,
Chancellor John V. Lombardi issued hiring and spending freezes late
changes seen as plus for students
The University will change its grading systems from the current
whole- and mid-point measures (A, AB, B, BC, etc.) to a more widely
used plus and minus system (A, A-, B+, B, B-, etc.) in the fall
advising and research awards announced
The campus's top teachers and academic advisors will be honored
May 14 when the Distinguished Teaching Awards and Outstanding Academic
Advisor Awards are presented at the annual banquet sponsored by
the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.
team drafts Butler
Senior Jennifer Butler of Brooklyn, N.Y., was chosen by the Cleveland
Rockers in the second round of the Women's National Basketball Association
(WNBA) draft on April 25.
details seminar plans
Two related seminars - "Just War" and "Reparations"
- are being organized for the coming academic year by the Interdisciplinary
Seminar in the Humanities and Fine Arts. Both are open to faculty
in any field, and applications are being accepted through May 9.
shine at national championships
After months of competition against both varsity and club opposition,
the fencing team capped its year with the men's and women's squads
finishing as co-champions and runners-up respectively at the National
Collegiate Club Fencing Championships held April 5-6 at the University
of Florida in Gainesville.
ranked No. 3 in lacrosse standings
An overtime win against reigning champion Syracuse last Saturday
pushed the men's lacrosse team to third place in the national rankings
released this week by the U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association.