Volume 52, Number 3 August 30, 2004
The office, which has a staff of 40, is responsible for processing admissions applications, monitoring and adding units to student transcripts and reviewing graduation applications to ensure that students have met the University's general education requirements.
"Perry brings a wealth of experience and great enthusiasm to the job," said Leroy Morishita, vice president for administration and finance. "Her extensive knowledge of the admissions process is especially important as we work to help students navigate the college admissions process. We feel confident that Valerie will be able to adapt to the changing times while enhancing the excellent work the office has been doing."
Perry holds a bachelor's degree in social work from SFSU.
AVP for research recap
As reported in the July edition of CampusMemo, Kenneth Paap, an administrator and psychology professor with a 29-year tenure at New Mexico State University, has been named associate vice president for research and sponsored programs.
For more, see: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/summer04/july12.htm.
Welcome back party
Faculty and staff are invited to a welcome-back-to-campus celebration from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in the University Club. The celebration is sponsored by President Robert A. Corrigan, the Office of Academic Affairs and the University Women's Association. Refreshments will be served.
Academic Senate meets next week
The first meeting of the Academic Senate will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, in the Nob Hill Room in the Seven Hills Conference Center. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Program discontinuance/suspension meeting
The Educational Policies Council of the Academic Senate will review the proposal for the discontinuance of the bachelor's degree in kinesiology and the proposal for the suspension of the master's degree in gerontology from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, in room 460 of the Administration building. The meeting is open to the campus community.
For details, see the Academic Senate Web site: www.sfsu.edu/~senate.
The political conventions
The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences is offering a two-unit course/public lecture series on the presidential election this semester. Held from 7:15 to 8:55 p.m. Wednesdays in room 133 of the Humanities building, the course features panel discussions by SFSU faculty experts.
This week, David Tabb of Political Science and Eileen Mahoney of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts will discuss "The Republican and Democratic Conventions: Platforms and Campaign Strategies." The class will also watch Vice President Dick Cheney's acceptance speech for the Republican vice presidential nomination.
For details, see: http://bss.sfsu.edu.
For more on this and other Career Center events, see: www.sfsu.edu/~career.
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