January 20, 2000......Volume 29, Issue 20


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Road Scholars Tour now open to all faculty
University President Graham B. Spanier is looking for more members of the Penn State community to ride along on his annual Road Scholars Tour, designed to help new faculty become familiar with the state. This year, in addition to newly hired faculty, the tour is open to all faculty University-wide to apply.

E-mail security should be a priority for computer users
As the information highway grows and the manipulation of electronic data becomes more complex, Penn State administrators, like those at other universities, are examining what can be done to raise awareness of information security issues and ensure the protection of personnel and students.

Court uphold earlier Dauphin County tax ruling
Penn State officials have received the ruling they anticipated concerning the taxability of the University Hospitals at The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center for 1994-97. The ruling, handed down Jan. 12 by the Court of Common Pleas in Dauphin County, states that the hospital can be taxed for those years. The ruling is consistent with earlier rulings by Judge Richard A. Lewis of the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas. The medical center is located in Derry Township, Dauphin County.

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