Appointments and Departures

  • Resigned: Greg Warzecka, dean of athletics and athletic director, American River College, effective August 3, 2015.

  • Appointed: Peter Gerhart, dean of the School of Law, Case Western Reserve University, to interim president, Lake Erie College.

  • Appointed: Robertico Croes, associate director of the Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies and interim chair of the department of tourism, events, and attractions, University of Central Florida, to associate dean of administration and finance in the College of Hospitality Management.

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Death Notices

  • Gidon Gottlieb
    Professor emeritus of international law and diplomacy, University of Chicago, July 5, 2015, in Zurich, Switzerland.

  • Fern Samuels, 84
    Former associate professor of art, Columbia College Chicago, July 9, 2015, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

  • Philip Jackson, 86
    Professor emeritus of education and psychology, University of Chicago, July 21, 2015, in Chicago.

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  • 9/7/2015: Business/administrative affairs

    Submit a Proposal! Have you discovered a way to provide support for students at your center, branch, or satellite campus? Did you leverage the business relationships you've developed into a "Win-Win" for your campus and community? If so, then you have something to share that the National Association of Branch Campus Administrators (NABCA) wants members to hear. Submit a proposal for a poster session, best practice, panel discussion, workshop, or research presentation today.


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  • 9/8/2015: Social and behavioral sciences

    Call for papers: InterAsian Connections V: Seoul (April 27–30) Seoul National University Asia Center. We are pleased to announce an open call for individual research papers from researchers in any world region who wish to participate in one of the ten thematic workshops at InterAsian Connections V: Seoul, the fifth in this international conference series. For more information, including detailed abstracts for the individual workshops, please visit our website.


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  • 9/10/2015: Science, technology, and math

    The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation supports emeritus faculty who maintain active research programs with undergraduates in the chemical sciences. The Senior Scientist Mentor Program provides an award of $20,000 over two years for undergraduate stipends and modest research support. The program is open to all academic institutions in the states, districts, and territories of the U.S. that grant a bachelor's degree or higher in the chemical sciences, including biochemistry, materials chemistry, and chemical engineering. Faculty with emeritus status on or before October 2014, and who maintain active research programs in the chemical sciences, may apply to the program. More than one application per department or institution is permitted. Successful applicants are expected to be closely engaged in a mentoring relationship with undergraduate students. Visit the foundation's website for more details.


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  • September 9 - 10


    "A Global Crossroads?: Caribbean Studies Beyond the Disciplines," an interdisciplinary conference, Howard University. Washington, District of Columbia.


  • September 13 - 15

    Business/administrative affairs

    2015 CUPA-HR South Carolina Chapter Fall Conference, College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. Charleston, South Carolina.

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  • September 15 - 17

    Academic affairs

    2015 Institute for Internet Culture, Policy, and Law, Cornell University. Ithaca, New York.


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