Posted on Aug 11, 1998

This fall, the College welcomes 18 new faculty members. Some of them are:

Thomas Ashman, assistant professor of finance (GMI), earned his Ph.D. in finance
from the University at Buffalo, his M.B.A. from Loyola College of Maryland, and his
bachelor's degree from Williams College. His interests include corporate finance,
financial institutions, regulation, investments and health care finance.

Ryan Balot, visiting assistant professor of classics, earned both his
master's and Ph.D. in classics from Princeton, and bachelor's degrees from
Oxford University and the University of North Carolina. His interests include Greek and
Roman history and historiography, Greek political philosophy and ancient Greek novel.

Charles Batson, visiting assistant professor of French, earned a Ph.D. from the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Chapaign, a master's from the University of
Virginia, and a bachelor's degree from Furman University. His interests include
interrelationships among literary, musical and dance texts, 20th-century French
literature, and interdisciplinarity.

(Continued in next issue.)