May 9, 2002
Task Force report
calls for new tuition model
University's Tuition Task Force recently completed 10 months of work with
a report that calls for phasing in larger tuition increases beginning
with the incoming freshman classes in 2003 and 2004.
tapped as dean
of Earth and Mineral Sciences
J. Barron, current director of the Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) Environment
Institute and distinguished professor of geosciences, has been recommended
as the new dean for the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. His appointment
will be effective July 1 pending approval by the Board of Trustees at
its May 10 meeting.
for Hemingway project
project has begun to publish the complete letters of Ernest Hemingway.
The project, a cooperative venture of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation,
Hemingway's family and Penn State, will be directed by general editor
Sandra Spanier, associate professor of English at the University.
State Wilkes-Barre celebrates
86 years of excellence
May of 1915, two Penn State graduates, reacting to the needs of the anthracite
mining industry, proposed the development of a Penn State Engineering
Center in Wilkes-Barre. "King Coal" reigned supreme at that time in the
Wyoming Valley and engineers were needed to improve mining methods and
29 years as a student,
Craig has her doctorate
Susan C. Craig receives her doctoral degree in administration of justice
on May 11, she will do so not just with the satisfaction of graduating
from Penn State at the same time as her youngest child, but also with
the priceless joy of not getting another tuition bill for herself for
the first time since 1973.
Jordan Center a top
venue in North America
Pollstar Magazine announced in its April 22 edition
that The Bryce Jordan Center has been ranked ninth in concert tickets
sold among all arenas in North America for the first quarter of 2002.
to be increased
at Eisenhower deck
summer, 186 new parking spaces will be added to Eisenhower Parking Deck
to replace spaces lost to other construction projects on that section
of University Park campus.
to be trained at University
thanks to $10.85 million grant
year the University will launch a new program to support Pennsylvania's
efforts to enforce and secure financial and medical resources for children
and youth who are entitled to receive child support.
of Communications earns fifth-place
finish in Hearst journalism awards program
strong showings in all three phases of the competition, the College of
Communications earned a fifth-place finish overall -- its best performance
ever -- in the 42nd annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation's Journalism
Awards Program, which was conducted during the 2001-02 academic year.
Lindsay, dean of the
University Office of International Programs, announces resignation
Beverly Lindsay, Dean of the University Office of International Programs,
has announced her resignation effective October 1, 2002. Dr. Lindsay will
begin a sabbatical leave on July 1 and continue through Fall Semester,
during which she will be involved with international and domestic program
development with organizations in Washington, D.C.
for director of ARL
and applications are sought for the position of director of the Applied
Research Laboratory (ARL).
to Treasure sale features
items departing students left behind
year, students living on-campus will have the opportunity to give something
back to the State College community by donating unwanted, usable items
to a Trash to Treasure sale that will benefit local charities through
a newly developed recycling program.