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Volume 55, Number 1   July 16, 2007         

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Construction on State Drive
A reminder to the campus community that a project to repave State Drive is underway. During the construction period, access lanes on State Drive will be limited. In addition, parallel parking spaces on State Drive will be temporarily eliminated and spaces in the parking garage will be limited. Please plan accordingly.

Questions about the project should be directed to John Lew, project manager, Facilities and Service Enterprises, at or to the Parking Office at

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Ford named associate dean for academic affairs
Barbara Ford is the new Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Education. Ford comes to the position with years of experience within the College in Elementary Education and Africana Studies. "Dr. Ford will be a valuable asset to our various educational endeavors, and to the campus community at large," said Jacob Perea, dean of the School of Education.

Students win CSU honors
The election for University-wide Search Committee members for Dean of Undergraduate Studies will begin Wednesday, August 29 and conclude on Friday, Sept. 7. Please check your e-mail for this important announcement and voting procedures.

The nominees are: Matthias Beck, Mathematics; Shawn Whalen, Communication Studies; Jassen Todorov, School of Music and Dance; Jaimes Guerrero, Women Studies; Carmen Diego, Biology; Deborah vanDommelen, Learning Assistance Center; Saul Steier, Humanities; Gary Pahl, Anthropology.

The Academic Senate will hold elections for the following committee vacancies at its meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Please contact the Senate office if you are interested in running.

• All-University Committee on International Programs; statewide; two-year term
• University Budget Committee; two vacancies; three-year term

Among this month's Insiders are the election of Cristina Azocar, journalism, as president of the Native American Journalists Association; selection of David Lee, political science, for Harvard University's "Senior Executives in State and Local Government " program; an honorary degree awarded to Robert Corrigan, president, from Chung Yuan Christian University in Taiwan.

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This month's Newsmakers include Trevor Getz, associate professor of history, on KPFA Radio to discuss his "Journeys of Race and Reconciliation" project; Assistant Professor of Raza Studies Belinda Reyes commenting on Latin American migration to California on KALW's seven-part series, "In Search of the American Dream"; Professor of Technical and Professional Writing Lu Rehling commenting on the business writing skills of new college graduates; and Professor of Holistic Health Erik Peper on his biofeedback research.

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