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July 8, 2002

Volume 50, No. 1
STAR of the month Announcements New appointments CampusMemo's return
Coming Up Defensive driving Opening faculty meeting Raising funds in the Riveria
NEWSMAKERS: SFSU in the print and electronic media


New appointments

Marilyn Verhey has been appointed acting dean of faculty affairs. Verhey, a professor of nursing, had been serving as coordinator of academic assessment.

Ann Hallum has been appointed acting dean of graduate studies. Hallum, a professor of physical therapy, had been serving as associate dean of the College of Health and Human Services.

Alan Jung has been appointed acting associate vice president for academic resources. Jung, a professor of finance, had been serving as interim associate dean of the College of Business.

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CampusMemo's return

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Coming Up

Defensive driving

The Department of General Services in the Office of Risk and Insurance Management will conduct defensive driver training courses from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 4 p.m. Friday, July 19.

The classes will be held in the Plant Operations Training Room in the Corporation Yard.

Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. To make a reservation, call ext. 8-1449.

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Opening faculty meeting

The new academic year begins with the annual faculty meeting from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26 in McKenna Theatre in the Creative Arts building.

As in previous years, faculty will have a chance to welcome back colleagues and meet new faculty in the lobby of the Creative Arts building starting at 8:30 a.m.

The faculty meeting will begin at 9:15 a.m. Robert Cherny, chair of the Academic Senate will offer opening remarks. Remarks also will be given by President Robert Corrigan and Mitch Turitz, SFSU chapter president of the California Faculty Association. John Gemello, interim vice president for academic affairs, will introduce new faculty and administrators.

For details, contact the Academic Senate office at ext. 8-1264.

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Raising funds in the Riveria

The University Women's Association (UWA) will sponsor a fund-raising cruise on the Mexican Riveria. The 10-night cruise on the Sun Princess sets sail from Los Angeles on Jan. 5, 2003.

Ports include Cabo San Lucas, Acapulco, Zihuatanejo/Ixtapa, Puerto Vallarta, and Mazatlan, plus four relaxing days at sea. Prices start at just $1,099 per person plus airfare and taxes.

UWA cruises raise funds for the UWA Scholarship Endowment, which provides scholarships for SFSU students. For every 16 fares that the UWA books, the price of one fare goes to the scholarship fund.

For details, contact UWA representative Lin Bushart Ivory at or (415) 721-7432 or travel agent Tom Fell Sr. at 1-800-321-FELL.

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