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Trustees Meetings: September 13

The Fall Stated Meetings of the University Trustees will be held on Thursday, September 13, at the Inn at Penn. The Facilities & Campus Planning Committee meets, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., in the Woodlands C/D Ballroom. The Budget & Finance Committee meets, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., in the Woodlands C/D Ballroom. The Open Meeting of the Executive Committee, is 3 to 3:30 p.m., in the Regent/St. Marks Room. The Stated Meetings are open to observers under the Commonwealth*s Sunshine Law. Members of the University may register their interest in attending, with the Office of the Secretary, (215) 898-7005.


Meetings for University Council 2001-2002

Following are the dates for meetings of the University Council, which are open to observers who register their intention to attend by calling the Office of the Secretary, (215) 898-7005, in advance. All are held from 4-6 p.m., Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall. The agenda will be announced in Almanac prior to each meeting.

Fall Semester

  • Wednesday, September 12
  • Wednesday, October 17
  • Wednesday, November 7
  • Wednesday, December 5

Spring Semester

  • Wednesday, January 23
  • Wednesday, February 27
  • Wednesday, March 27
  • Wednesday, April 17
  • Wednesday, April 24 (extra)


Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 3, September 11, 2001


September 11, 2001
Volume 48 Number 3

Dr. Afaf Meleis--a prominent medical sociologist and specialist in women's health issues--will become the Dean of the School of Nursing in January.
Dr. Richard Gelles--a leading researcher in the study of family violence has been named Interim Dean of the School of Social Work.
Lucy Momjian is now Associate Vice President for Finance and Treasury Management.
Jack Shannon is named Associate Vice President in the Office of the Executive Vice President.
Dr. Battistini, director of Penn Health for Women, dies in a motor vehicle accident.
Convocation 2001: President Judith Rodin and Provost Robert Barchi welcome the Class of 2005.
Council Year-end Committee Reports: Admissions and Financial Aid as well as Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics are both on the agenda of this week's Council Meeting.
Penn moves up in the latest U.S. News rankings of the nation's best universities to its highest ever ranking.
A noisy night in the neighborhood prompted a Speaking Out letter and two responses.
Code Red Alert: Preventing a computer worm is possible with these steps.
The Models of Excellence program wants nominations to recognize staff achievements from the previous academic year.