September 13, 2001
State Abington began as
a private, upscale, girls' finishing school
campus, once known as Ogontz, has belonged to Penn State for more than
50 years now, but for more than three decades another school occupied
these grounds, and its history is a part of ours.
to attend State of the
University Address on Sept. 21
Graham B. Spanier will focus on some significant changes in the landscape
of higher education in his annual State of the University address, set
for Friday, Sept. 21.
to retire in 2002
John A. Dutton, dean of the College of Earth and Mineral
Sciences (EMS) since 1986, has announced plans to retire on June 30.
will be honored as
Renaissance Woman of the Year
Lewis "Marty" Starling of State College, well-known community volunteer,
will be honored as the Renaissance Woman of the Year at the 25th annual
Renaissance Scholarship Fund dinner, according to John M. Infield, president
of the Renaissance Fund Board of Directors.
wins $1.2 million grant
of faculty members from the College of Engineering and the Eberly College
of Science have won a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation
protocol helps those
assisting victims of violence
the occurrence of violence against women on campus has been one of the
University's top priorities for some time. Now, staff and faculty have
a new resource to help them assist a victim of relationship, domestic
or sexual violence.
University is seeking candidates for the position of dean of The Dickinson
School of Law. The dean is the principal academic and chief executive
officer of the school and reports directly to the executive vice president
University is seeking candidates for the position of provost and dean
of Penn State Erie. The provost and dean serves as the chief executive
officer and the principal academic leader of the campus college and reports
directly to the executive vice president and provost.