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Weckesser Hall re-dedicated for administrative purpose

Christine Lee, News Editor

May 14, 2013

On May 14, President Patrick Leahy invited members of the campus community to a reception at the newly-renovated Weckesser Hall. During the past year, the historic building in the heart of campus has undergone an extensive renovation...

President Leahy to return office to its original home in Weckesser

Christine Lee, News Editor

April 9, 2013

At the start of his term, President Patrick Leahy said that one of his objectives in his first year would be to move his office to Weckesser Hall. This month, that objective is nearly complete. Leahy is scheduled to begin moving...

Interim Provost reappointed instead of three suggested candidates

Christine Lee, News Editor

March 19, 2013

Instead of hiring one of the candidates recommended by the search committee, President Patrick Leahy has chosen to extend interim provost Therese Wignot's time as interim provost for another year. In an email to the campus community...

Dean of Education shifted to new role in administration

Christine Lee, News Editor

February 12, 2013

This semester brings with it several changes within the university academic structure. Mike Speziale, formerly dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and the School of Education, now has the new title of vice pr...

Provost candidates take to campus; discuss policies in open forum

Christine Lee, News Editor

February 5, 2013

When students hear the term provost, most aren't aware of his or her role on campus and in the lives of students. In a survey of 10 students, none knew what the role of provost was on campus, while a little over half knew Wilke...

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