March 20, 2003
names vice president
L. Triponey has been named vice president for Student Affairs, effective
July 1. Triponey currently is vice chancellor for Student Affairs at the
University of Connecticut.
for BCS panel
Graham B. Spanier is one of six university presidents who will chart the
future direction of major college football as part of a new presidential
committee within the Bowl Championship Series.
at a quick pace
driveway is deserted. The buildings are incomplete, but it won't be long
before the streets and sidewalks of The Village at Penn State are teeming
to increase efficiency
State has a nationwide reputation as an efficiently operated university,
but the Task Force on University Cost Savings wants to take that status
to a new level.
students win Gilman
Penn State students will be studying abroad, thanks to a federally funded
program that promotes international education for those who might otherwise
not have the opportunity.
The University Faculty Senate will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday,
March 25, in 112 Kern Graduate Building.
to Columbia crew
upcoming 2003 Undergraduate Exhibition to be held April 1-2 in the HUB-Robeson
Center's Alumni Hall on the University Park campus will include a poster
exhibition that features displays of more than 100 diverse research projects
and a performance session that will highlight musical pieces and theatrical
slated for March 28, 30
than 200 graduate students will present their research and creative works
at the 18th Annual Graduate Exhibition to be held March 28 and 30 on the
University Park campus.
planned for Saturday
Africana Research Center Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 22, in 110 and 111 Wartik Lab on
the University Park campus.
sought for Undergraduate Education
and nominations are being accepted for the position of associate vice
provost for Undergraduate Education.
online chats to learn about Penn State
it only holds about 10 people comfortably, an otherwise unassuming room
tucked away on the third floor of Shields Building on the University Park
campus has on recent nights filled up with hundreds of prospective students
looking for first-hand information about living and studying at Penn State.
The Faculty/Staff Recognition Awards Program luncheon will
be at noon March 24 at The Nittany Lion Inn, University Park.