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AAC minutes listed

Posted on Mar 31, 2000

March 6, 2000

1. The minutes of Feb. 28 meeting were corrected and

2. The AAC discussed mid-term grades and drop date
policy. These issues were tabled until the committee could examine the
mid-term grade report and the AOP form.

3. The committee discussed the memo to faculty regarding
internships and independent study. This memo will also be available on the
CDC Web site.

4. The committee reviewed the schedule and procedures
for the calendar proposal and vote.

5. The AAC voted not to discuss the concept of a
“dead week” until the semester system issue has been decided.

6. Danette Slevinski reported on the Student Forum
response to the proposed pass/fail policy. In particular, the committee
discussed but did not approve Brooke Barylick's amendment to allow two
pass/fail courses in one term. The proposal was revised to include a
re-evaluation in the fall of 2001 to consider the amendment.

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Reappointment Panels Are Announced

Posted on Mar 31, 2000

Thirteen members of the faculty will be considered
for reappointment this Spring.

Member of the campus community wishing to offer written
or oral testimony should contact a member of the appropriate Reappointment
Review Committee, listed after each.

Grant Brown, assistant
professor of biology: Robert Olberg, committee chair; Leo Fleishman;
Peter Tobiessen.

David Cotter, assistant
professor of sociology: Ilene Kaplan, chair; Martha Huggins; Therese

William Finlay, associate
professor of theater: Charles Steckler, chair; Pilar Moyano; James

Michael Hagerman, assistant
professor of chemistry: David Hayes, chair; Janet Anderson; Mary Carroll;
John Sowa.

Ibon Izurieta, instructor of
Spanish: Victoria Martinez, chair; William Garcia; Andrew Feffer.

Christine Laplante, assistant
professor of civil engineering: Philip Snow, chair; Mohammed Mafi;
Cherrice Traver.

Robert Lauzon, assistant
professor of biology: Stephen Horton, chair; John Boyer; Barbara Danowski.

Sarah Mace, assistant
professor of classics: Mark Toher, chair; Scott Scullion; Hugh Jenkins.

Jonathan Marr, assistant
professor of physics: Seyfollah Maleki, chair; Chris Jones; James
McWhirter; Kenneth Schick.

Lori Jo Marso, assistant
professor of political science: Terry Weiner, chair; Byron Nichols;
Clifford Brown.

Timothy Olsen, assistant
professor of performing arts: Hilary Tann, chair; Chris Duncan; Kimmo

Edward Pavlic, assistant
professor of English: Bonney MacDonald, chair; Hugh Jenkins; Harry Marten;
James McCord; Carolyn Mitchell; Jordan Smith.

Andrew Wolfe, assistant
professor of civil engineering: Thomas Jewell, chair; Ashraf Ghaly; George

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Flower Sale Nets $800 for ACS

Posted on Mar 31, 2000

Daffodil Days, a benefit for the American Cancer
Society, raised $798 in donations from faculty, staff and students.
Coordinators were Betty Allen, Schaffer Library; Heather Clements '01,
Wells House; Sarah Shoemaker '00, U-CARE; and Gretchel Tyson, Community
Outreach Director.

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Faculty to Meet on April 3

Posted on Mar 31, 2000

A petition for an anti-sweatshop campaign,
nominations for the Bailey and Daggett Prizes, updates on faculty manual
changes, and the benefits committee are on the agenda for the next faculty
meeting on Monday, April 3, at 12:30 p.m. in Reamer Auditorium.

Therese McCarty, chair of the Faculty Executive Council,
is accepting e-mail nominations for the Bailey and Daggett Prizes. The
Bailey is awarded “to the senior who has rendered the greatest
service to the College in any field,” the Daggett “to a senior
for conduct and character, without respect to scholarship.”

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Faculty, Staff Works Listed

Posted on Mar 31, 2000

Rudy Nydegger, associate
professor of psychology, had an article published in the New York
Psychological Association Notebook
(the journal of the association)
titled “Mandatory Continuing Education: Thoughts and

Pilar Moyano, associate
professor of Spanish, has published a chapter titled “Primera
poesía de Gioconda Belli: consideraciones restrospectivas sobre la
corporeidad del discurso”
in Visiones y revisiones de la
literature centroamericana
(Editorial Oscar de León Palacios 2000).
She also delivered a paper, “La recuperación del mundo maya-quiche
en la obra de Humberto Ak'abal,”
at the VIII International
Conference on Central American Literature, Universidad de San Carlos,
Antigua, Guatemala.

Tim Olsen, assistant professor
of performing arts, is the composer of Anagrams, a chamber work
which has received recent performances at the University of South Carolina
at Columbia, the University of Georgia at Athens, and at Valdosta
(Georgia) State University. Also, Olsen is to present an organ recital on
Sunday, April 9, at 4:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of All Saints on Swan
Street in Albany. The program will include works by British and German
masters, as well as improvisations on Lenten themes.

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