In the News
September 5, 2002

State of the University
Address is Sept. 13

President Graham B. Spanier will deliver his annual State of the University Address at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 in Eisenhower Auditorium on the University Park campus. Beginning at 2:30 p.m., an ice cream social will be held on the portico of Eisenhower Auditorium.

Survey says newspaper
program is a hit

Surveys conducted by Penn State's Student Affairs Research and Assessment Office reinforce what President Graham B. Spanier has been saying since the inception of the Newspaper Readership Program five years ago -- "Regular newspaper readership contributes positively to a student's overall education and their ability to understand current events."

Alumni support aids
current students

Ten current Penn State graduate students will be the first to receive awards to support work on their dissertations from a fund created by a $1 million gift from the University's Alumni Association.

Penn College launches search for
vice president for student affairs

Pennsylvania College of Technology will undertake a national search to fill the newly created position of vice president for student affairs.

University Senate to look
at several reports

The University Faculty Senate will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, in 112 Kern Graduate Building on the University Park campus.