January 29, 1998......Volume 27, Issue 18

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Anonymous donor gives $5 million to engineering
The College of Engineering has received $5 million from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous. The gift will endow the Department of Chemical Engineering and significantly strengthen its interdisciplinary activities in the life sciences, particularly in the bioprocessing and biomedical areas.

New programs to strengthen leadership opportunities
The 1996 Faculty/Staff Survey indicated the importance of good leadership and effective management at the University. As a result of that survey, Penn State is now ready to act on the promise of developing ways to improve communication, respect and professional development at all levels across the University.

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