and research at the highest possible level
On the eve of a new academic year, the campus is doing well, according
to Chancellor John Lombardi, thanks in large part to a strong faculty,
a decent financial condition and a focused mission.
welcome planned when Class of 2006 arrives
Dump the academic robes and mortar boards, deep-six the long speeches,
and let's have some fun.
new faculty added to teaching ranks
The start of the fall semester next week will also mark the arrival
of 21 new faculty members, including 18 tenure-track appointees,
two tenured professors and a tenured associate professor.
leadership stepping in at 2 schools and 10 departments
With the fall semester about to begin, the College of Social and
Behavioral Sciences, the School of Education and 10 academic departments
have new leadership.
of Lot 62 closed; alternative space created
A portion of Lot 62 near the Morrill greenhouses is temporarily
closed, due to "unforeseen circumstances" related to construction
of a new steamline from Herter Hall to Morrill Science Center, according
to Bruce Thomas, landscape architect at Facilities Planning.
reelect Fey, Giblin
Grace K. Fey and William Giblin were reelected as chair and vice
chair of the Board of Trustees at its Aug. 7 meeting on the Lowell
student trustee starts term
The campus has a new student representative to the Board of Trustees.
work focus of conference
Community and diversity efforts on campus and at other institutions
will be discussed at a day-long conference in the Lincoln Campus
Center on Friday, Sept. 27.