News in Brief

A-3 Nominations: August 11

A call for nominations to the A-3 Assembly Executive Board is issued in this issue, with a description of an election procedure designed by a four-member committee set up this spring by Council Steering Committee leaders.

Deadline for nominations is August 11, and the slate is to be published in Almanac September 2.

HR Policies: Summary of Changes

Also in this issue is a summary of changes in seven Human Resources policies, effective July 1, and an announcement on "dress casual" Fridays.

Change in Opening Convocation

Opening Convocation for academic year 1997-98, originally scheduled for Sunday, August 31, will actually be held on Tuesday, September 2. With Irvine Auditorium--the traditional location--closed for renovation, the Class of 2001will be welcomed in the Palestra. For details on participating, call the Office of the Secretary, 898-7005.

Graduate Student Reception

The Graduate and Professional Students Welcome Reception will take place on September 4 in the Annenberg Center Lobby, 4-6 p.m. refreshments, entertainment and an information fair. Remarks will begin at 4:45 p.m. Attire is informal. All faculty are invited by the President and the Provost to join in welcoming the graduate and professional students to the academic community.


Volume 44 Number 1
July 15, 1997

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