to improve campus safety announced
Several initiatives to enhance campus safety,
including a community policing and problem-solving effort, a substation
in Southwest and a police cadet program, will be put into place
during the spring semester, according to Jo-Anne Vanin, interim
vice chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life.
facing hard choices, says Kulik
Calling the failure to fund University employee
contracts "a real black mark on the Commonwealth as an employer,"
State Rep. Stephen Kulik (D-Worthington) told the Faculty Senate
the state's budget picture is not improving.
aids access to Internet
The University is taking advantage of a glut
in "dark fiber" to lease its own fiber optic cable so
it can get faster, less expensive access to the Internet, according
to Associate Chancellor for Information Technology Rosío
Alvarez. "Dark fiber" is fiber optic cable that hasn't
begun for faculty advisor
Interim Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
and Provost Charlena Seymour has begun a search for an academic
advisor to the provost for Undergraduate Education, she announced
at the Nov. 14 Faculty Senate meeting.
A&F officials quit
Associate vice chancellor for Facilities and
Campus Services Ted Weidner and Physical Plant director Earl Smith
resigned during the past week, according to Joyce Hatch, interim
vice chancellor for Administration and Finance.
wins national award for greenways research
Jack Ahern, professor and head of the Department
of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, received the sole
honor award for research from the American Society of Landscape
Architects in the 2002 Professional Awards Competition.
seminar open to junior, senior faculty
The Interdisciplinary Seminar in the Humanities
and Fine Arts (ISHA) has opened applications for its spring 2002
of Library issue Tippo book
The Friends of the Library has published its
first "occasional paper," a profile of the late Oswald
Tippo, the Class of 1932 graduate who became a campus institution
as provost, its first chancellor and as a well-regarded Botany professor.