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- • Tilghman: Federal proposals jeopardize strengths of higher education
- • $30 million gift creates neuroscience center
- • Pioneering seismologist Tony Dahlen dies
- • Yashar analyzes complex issues of citizenship in Latin America
- • Collection of Kahlil Gibran manuscripts donated to the library
- • Summer construction focuses on residential colleges
- • Tuition grant increased for children
- Faculty news
- • Four faculty members recognized for outstanding teaching
- • Eleven new faculty members appointed
- • Faculty promotions, resignations
- • Fourteen faculty members transfer to emeritus status
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Name: Harry Van Selous. (photo: Denise Applewhite)
Position: Senior maintenance technician in the Electrical Shop. Installing and maintaining electrical systems throughout the main campus. Filling in for the foreman when he is not available.
Quote: “This is a very comfortable place to work, with friendly people who are very knowledgeable. It’s a home away from home.”
Other interests: Serving as a member of the Prospect House Association Board. Maintaining a backyard bluebird trail. Growing and selling Christmas trees. Going on day trips with his wife, Valerie, and his children, 7-year-old Marko and 5-year-old Abby. Acting as a Cub Scout leader for his son’s den.
Effective June 1: in development events, associate director Linda Clos, after 26 years; in budget, analyst Penny Switlik, after 15 years.
Effective July 1: in geosciences, department office support staff member Stephanie Resko, after 10 years; in the library, special collections assistant Ya Mei Wu, after 15 years.
April: Edward Foden, 89 (1959-1981, maintenance); Harvey Goolsby, 75 (1979-1996, building services).
May: Floyd Boyd, 88 (1962-1985, plasma physics lab); Rocco Perna, 94 (1965-1977, utility plant).