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volume 24, Number 15, April 19, 2001

Faculty:
New Faculty

Mr. Logan Goes to Washington

Distinguished Librarian Meredith Butler

Features:
Graduate Students Tackle Issues Facing Africa

Commencement Volunteers

Russian Olympiada

Rita Severis Speaks

Business Club Takes a Ride for Kozy Shack

Campus:
UAlbany in the News

Master Plan

IROW Presents Berry May 2

Obituaries

SUNY Regatta

Carlos Santiago Named New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
President Karen Hitchcock has announced the appointment of Carlos E. Santiago as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The appointment follows an extensive year-long national search, led by Dean Frank Thompson of the University’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy. Full Story

UAlbany Establishes New School of Nanosciences and Materials
Building on its renowned expertise in microelectronics and advanced materials, the University at Albany is establishing a new School of Nanosciences and Materials to develop the knowledge base that prepares students for the high-tech challenges ahead in the emerging field of nanotechnology. Full Story

Beautify Our Campuses on May 3
Spring Cleanup Day is set for May 3 and everyone is being urged to pitch in and help beautify our campuses for Commencement Weekend, May 19 and 20. Full Story

King Speaks
At the first meeting of SUNY Chief Advancement Officers from around the state, held at the University April 10 -11, Chancellor Robert L. King emphasized his commitment to the 64 individual campuses and their donors. King said he personally asked for, and received from, Gov. George Pataki assurance that private money raised by individual campuses will not be offset by reductions in state support, and that the money raised on campus will stay on campus. Full Story

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