Appointments and Departures

  • Appointed: Richard Stahl, vice president for clinical services, Yale New Haven Health System, to senior associate dean of strategic relationships for the School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University.

  • Appointed: Jennifer Christner, associate dean of undergraduate medical education, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, to dean of the School of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine.

  • Appointed: James Paine, dean of student services, Logan University, to assistant vice president for student affairs and dean of students.

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Death Notices

  • James Alatis, 88
    Dean emeritus of the School of Languages and Linguistics and professor emeritus of linguistics and modern Greek, Georgetown University, February 28, 2015.

  • Michael Kearl
    Professor of sociology and anthropology, Trinity University, March 4, 2015, in San Antonio.

  • Harold Moore, 67
    Adjunct professor of law, Fordham University, February 26, 2015, in Chatham, N.J.

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  • 3/7/2015: Humanities

    The David Library of the American Revolution offers short-term resident research fellowships for conducting research in its collections. Fellows receive a stipend in the range of $1,000 to $1,600 plus housing and 24-hour access to the library. The term of the fellowship is one month. Both doctoral and postdoctoral applicants are welcome to apply; doctoral candidates must have passed their general examinations before beginning their fellowships. Visit the library's website for more details.


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  • 3/13/2015: Other

    Educational Marketing Group (EMG) of Colorado is accepting worldwide nominations  for the sixth annual International Brand Master Award. The award recognizes an exemplary marketing and communications professional, who has demonstrated outstanding skill and expertise in education brand management during the past year. Nominations are being accepted on EMG's website.

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  • 3/15/2015: Humanities

    The German Studies Association invites submissions for its Graduate Student Essay Prize. This prize is awarded to the best unpublished, article-length manuscript written during the previous year and submitted by a graduate student (or by her/his academic adviser). Manuscripts may be submitted in English or German, and must not have been published (or have been accepted for publication) in any form. The winner will be recognized at the GSA annual banquet, and a revised version of the essay will be published in the German Studies Review. Papers should be 6,000-9,000 words in length. Visit the organization's website for more details.


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  • March 8

    Academic affairs

    2015 SCUP Planning Institute: Foundations of Planning in Higher Education, Society for College and University Planning. Norfolk, Virginia.

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  • March 8 - 10

    Academic affairs

    2015 SCUP Mid-Atlantic Conference, Society for College and University Planning. Norfolk, Virginia.

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  • March 9 - 11

    Business/management (Faculty/Research)

    2015 Assessment Conference: Driving Accountability and Innovation, AACSB International. Austin, .

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