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Council February 11: Forum on Police Relations

Among the items on Council's agenda Wednesday, February 11, are interim presentations by the chairs of three committees--Bookstore, Facilities, and International Programs--and a forum on relations between the University Community and the Police, organized by the Undergraduate Assembly. The meeting, 4-6 p.m. in McClelland Hall, The Quad, is open to observers. To register intent to attend: Office of the Secretary at 898-7005.

Trustees Stated Meeting: February 20

The winter meetings of the the full Board of Trustees, February 18-20, culminate in the Stated Meeting at 2 p.m. Friday, February 20, in Alumni Hall of the Faculty Club. Observers may register their intention to attend with the Office of the Secretary, 898-7005.

Vending: Session at City Hall

At presstime, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell was scheduled to meet Monday morning at City Hall with representatives of the University and the community, including the University City Vendors Alliance (UCVA), to discuss the proposal she will take to City Council to regulate vending at Penn.

Three plans have been submitted to Councilwoman Blackwell--Penn's initial proposal and those of the UCVA and the Penn Consumer Alliance.

Ivy League: Athletic Eligibility Case Closed

On January 26, Ivy League Executive Director Jeff Orleans notified the League by fax that "...the NCAA has accepted the University of Pennsylvania's report regarding its recent eligibility matter, as well as this office's concurring report, and has closed this matter as a secondary violation on the basis of those documents." (The University's report appeared in Almanac January 13.)

Van Pool Openings

Penn Van Pool #9 has spaces available, making stops in Springfield, Morton, Secane, Glenolden, and Collingdale. Reasonable rates. If interested please call Rick Buckley at 898-5598 or at home, (610) 544-6424.



Pocono Chalet, 3BDR/1B, Near Jack Frost/Big Boulder. Firewood incl. $375/weekend (215) 898-9928.


Genetic Research Studies

  • Healthy African American men and women 18 years of age and older are sought to participate as matched controls in a multiethnic research study. Eligible volunteers will be paid $50. For more information about this study please contact Nancy at (215) 573-4583. University of Pennsylvania Health System.
  • Volunteers are sought who have had Anorexia or Bulimia and who have a sibling, cousin, or other relative who also has had an eating disorder. Eligible participants will be compensated $100. For further information about this study please contact Nancy or Chris at (215) 573-4583.

To place classifieds: (215) 898-5274.


Return to:Almanac, University of Pennsylvania, February 10, 1998, Volume 44, Number 21