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Lester Baker Endowed Chair in Pediatric Diabetes:
Dr. Stanley

In support of research to develop new treatments for children with diabetes, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has named Dr. Charles A. Stanley, chief of the Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes, as the recipient of the Lester Baker Endowed Chair in Pediatric Diabetes. >> MORE HERE

Commencement Speaker:
Jim Lehrer

Jim Lehrer, the award-winning executive editor and anchor of The News Hour with Jim Lehrer on PBS, will deliver the Commencement address at Penn's 246th Commencement on Monday, May 13. The procession enters Franklin Field at 9:30 a.m., the ceremony begins at 10:15 a.m. and concludes at noon. Approximately 6,000 degrees will be conferred. >> MORE HERE

Strategic Plan Open Forum: Rescheduled

The Open Forum on the Strategic Plan that was originally scheduled for today will be held Monday, January 28, in room 200 College Hall from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 18, January 15, 2002


January 15, 2002
Volume 48 Number 18

Jim Lehrer, an award-winning journalist from PBS, will deliver the commencement address at Penn on May 13.
A newly created endowed chair at CHOP is in memory of one endocrinologist and will be held by another endocrinologist, a long-time Penn faculty member.
The Open Forum on the Strategic Plan, originally scheduled for today, will be held on Monday, January 28 in 200 College Hall.
The Senate Committee on the Economic Status of the Faculty issues their annual report which has countless comparisons and conclusions.
A memorial service will be held today for a Wharton junior who died over the winter break.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday for a staff couple who both died over break.
The Penn's Way Campaign concludes its weekly drawings and has named a grand prize winner for the iBook.