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  1. October 26, 1992

    Engineering staff develop orientation for colleagues

    By Jane R. Elgass New College of Engineering employees will receive a warmer welcome that they might have in the past thanks to the efforts of some of their colleagues. This Thursday, the College will host an inaugural orientation session for the its approximately 100 new staff members. The need for such a program was…
  2. October 26, 1992

    U joins consortium that focuses on international activities

    From the Office of International Academic Affairs The University has joined the Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities (MUCIA). MUCIA’s goals include “undertaking human resource development and institution-building projects in the developing world and contributing to the internationalization of member universities.” In announcing the University’s membership, President James J. Duderstadt said that “cooperation with MUCIA…
  3. October 26, 1992

    Faculty role in Campaign discussed by Roberson at Assembly meeting

    By Mary Jo Frank Faculty will play a key role in The Campaign for Michigan, Joseph Roberson promises. Speaking to Senate Assembly Oct. 19, Roberson, associate vice president for development and executive director of The Campaign for Michigan, noted that faculty are involved in the creative activities for which funds are being raised. Faculty also…
  4. October 26, 1992

    You can enroll now in health plans

    The annual open enrollment period for health insurance continues through Friday (Oct. 30.) During this period, staff members may enroll themselves and eligible dependents in a health insurance plan or change health insurance vendors. Retirees also may change from one vendor to another. Questions on specific plans should be directed to the vendors. Applications and…
  5. October 26, 1992

    Wright to hold Nelson chair in philosophy

    Philosophy Prof. Crispin J.G. Wright has been named the James B. and Grace J. Nelson Professor of Philosophy. His new appointment, effective Sept. 1, was approved by the Regents at their October meeting. The Nelson Professorship was established last year, supported by an endowment set up in 1940 by a gift from James B. Nelson,…
  6. October 26, 1992

    International Center hosts Halloween party Oct. 28

    The International Center is hosting an international Halloween party 6–8 p.m. Wed. (Oct. 28) at the North Campus Commons Cafeteria. A variety of Chinese dances will highlight this week’s event. The party is part of a series of weekly international coffee hours that usually are scheduled 4–6 p.m. Wednesdays. Locations vary. November programs will feature…
  7. October 26, 1992

    Ann Arbor enrollment stands at 36,626—310 more than ’91

    A total of 36,626 students are enrolled at the Ann Arbor campus this fall, 310 more than a year ago. Of this year’s total, 23,198 are undergraduates and 13,428 are graduate students. The total includes 20,176 men and 16,450 women. Of the undergraduate total, 16,260 (70.1 percent) are Michigan residents and 6,938 (29.9 percent) are…
  8. October 26, 1992

    Regents appoint two faculty members to named professorships

    Slemrod holds Sparks-Whirlpool chair Joel B. Slemrod, professor of business economics, will also hold the Jack D. Sparks-Whirlpool Corporation Research Professorship of Business Administration. His appointment, effective Nov. 1, was approved by the Regents at their October meeting. Funds for the professorship were provided by the Whirlpool Corporation in honor of Jack D. Sparks, former…
  9. October 26, 1992

    International programs reorganized; new institute in LS&A

    By Jane R. Elgass The establishment of an Institute for Foreign Area and International Studies (IFAIS) within the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and a reorganization of the Office of International Academic Affairs (OIAA) have been announced by Provost Gilbert R. Whitaker Jr., LS&A Dean Edie N. Goldenberg, and John H. D’Arms, vice…
  10. October 19, 1992

    Grafton to deliver Jerome Lecture Series

    By Kate Kellogg News and Information Services Anthony Grafton, the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of History at Princeton University, will present the 28th annual Jerome Lecture Series Oct. 21–Nov. 2 at the Rackham Building. Grafton’s lecture series is titled “How the Humanists Read the Classics: Studies in the Arts of Interpretation.” Grafton has written about…