Frederick L. Dembowski of the Depar-tment of Educational Administration and Policy Studies has been named to a five-year term on the Editorial Board of The AASA Professor, a quarterly publication of the American Association of School Admin-istrators. The publication focuses on professors who teach in professional development programs for K-12 school district administrators. Dembowskiís areas of specialization include educational management and school business management.
Interim Vice President of Student Affairs James Doellefeld has announced the call for nominations for the Presidentís Undergraduate Leadership Awards, which go to students who have made significant contributions to advance the quality of life at the University. These students should show evidence of a variety of extracurricular activities, including substantive leadership and involvement in projects that enrich the academic experience at the University.
Award categories include leadership within various campus organizations, for senior class achievement and for community involvement. Nominations may be made by University students, faculty, administrators, and organizations; self nominations are also encouraged.
The deadline for nominations is March 13. Nominations should be made in writing and addressed to: Presidentís Undergraduate Leadership Awards Selection Committee, Campus Center 130, and should be accompanied by a letter with a description of the student and/or organizationís activities in relation to any of the award categories. For more information about the awards or nominations contact Jessica Casey, Director of Student Activities, at 442-5566.
The chairman of the presidential search advisory committee, Richard A. Hanft, has reported that the committee has recommended to the University Council that several candidates be invited for interviews on campus. During the next few weeks candidates will be scheduled for a series of meetings involving faculty, students, and staff. After completion of these interviews, the University Council will consider comments from members of the University community on the candidates.
University head basketball coach, Richard "Doc" Sauers coached his 1,000th game on Saturday, Feb. 11, a 70-68 loss to Sacred Heart College of Fairfield, Conn. In his 40th season, Sauers has a 684-319 career record and ranks 10th in victories among the winningest all-division head coaches. He is also one of only two active coaches to have more than 40 seasons at the same school. None have been losing seasons.
This year, their first in Div. II, Docís Great Danes are struggling with an 11-14 mark. Yet famed Syracuse University NCAA Div. I coach Jim Boeheim says this is no time to stop praising Doc.
"Over 40 years, Docís probably done it the best of anyone with the talent level that he has worked with," said Boeheim. "His record is not only about a consistency of winning, but a consistency in the way he approaches the game." Regarding Sauersí transition with the Danes as a new Div. II team, Boeheim said, "Just to compete at that level in his first year takes a tremendous amount of coaching effort."
Mary Schimley, Director of Orientation, asks for assistance in recruiting highly qualified student leaders with records of leadership, participation, and academic achievement to fill student staff positions for Summer Planning Confer-ence 1996. These students will help incoming students make the transition to college life smoother. The positions require responsible undergraduate students who possess good knowledge of the University, communication and leadership skills, and the ability to quickly build a rapport with others. Employment is June 1 through August 2. Renumeration is $1,800 plus room and board. Applications and further details are available in the Orientation office in the State Quad U-lounge. The application deadline is Friday, March 15, with screening and interview processes to follow.
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