community sizes up first finalist for chancellor
Promising to be the
campus's "chief fund-raiser, enthusiast and cheerleader"
if she is appointed chancellor, University at Buffalo provost Elizabeth
Capaldi capped a marathon day of interviews and closed-door meetings
with a public forum where she was peppered with questions about
topics ranging from research to childcare to student protests.
health costs continue upward trend
Some of the fallout
of the state's uncertain fiscal situation will come home next week
when public employees receive details of higher health insurance
premiums and out-of-pocket expenses.
Boost Writing Program, but not at expense of others
The campus administration
should provide the Writing Program with additional funds but do
so without taking money from other academic programs, according
to the Faculty Senate.
heads state concern for University
Expressing "deep concern" over the
financial difficulties facing the University and the state, the
leaders of the Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith colleges
are urging their faculty and staff to identify ways the institutions
can help the University weather the fiscal storm.
to weigh childcare issue
The Faculty Senate
is scheduled to receive a special report from the Status of Women
Council regarding a proposal to oppose the decision to eliminate
University Child Care and a progress report when it meets April
11 at 3:30 in 227 Herter.