Archive for November, 2000

BOV Creates Task Force on Faculty Rewards

Posted: November 22, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A recommendation to create a special task force to review rewards and incentives for faculty, including both tenure- and non-tenure matters, was unanimously adopted by the Board of Visitors (BOV) yesterday’s meeting. This committee, according to BOV Rector Edwin Meese, will be comprised of members of the board along with representatives of the faculty and […]

Three Volleyball Players Named to All-CAA Team

Posted: November 21, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason freshman Aline Pereira was voted the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Rookie of the Year, and named to the All-CAA First Team by the league’s seven head coaches. A two-time CAA Player of the Week honoree, the outside hitter led the conference in kills (5.37 per game), was third in hitting percentage (.324), and […]

Sushil Jajodia Named BDM Professor in Information Systems

Posted: November 21, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The School of Information Technology and Engineering (IT&E) has named Sushil Jajodia to the BDM International, Inc., Professorship in Information Systems. The two previous holders of this chair were Jim Palmer and Carl Harris, both of whom served as associate deans in the school. The BDM professorship was established in 1985 by BDM’s president, Earle […]

Dream-Catchers Offers Help to At-Risk Students

Posted: November 21, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Elena Barbre Students in Fairfax County’s burgeoning alternative education programs now can dream with confidence of a college education, thanks to a new partnership between George Mason and Fairfax County Public Schools. The Dream-Catchers program, an initiative of the Provost’s Office, targets high school students who would normally lack access to higher education, and […]

This Week on GMU-TV…

Posted: November 20, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Every week on GMU-TV, four roundtable discussion programs–Mason Currents, Capital Region Roundtable, Time Out, and Tech Horizons–are shown during prime time. GMU-TV is shown on Cox Cable channel 18, Comcast (Reston) channel 18, and Comcast (Alexandria) channels 79 and 95. Following are the topic, host, guests, and programming schedule for each show airing this week: […]

Laser Printing System Begins Testing Phase

Posted: November 20, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The system that charges for laser printing in the libraries and general academic computer labs was activated Friday; however, fees will not be assessed until a testing period is complete. Users will need a Print Services cash card, or a Mason Photo ID with a Print Services cash strip to release print jobs from laser […]

Parking Services Lists Highlights for 1999–2000 Year

Posted: November 20, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Adding approximately 400 new spaces through restriping lots, adding both short- and long-term meters across the Fairfax Campus, and establishing an online ordering process for decal purchases are among the highlights for the 1999-2000 operating year recently released by Parking Services. Other accomplishments on the list include the following: Spent $100,000 on lot repairs and […]

State Faculty Senate Wants Faculty Reps on BOVs

Posted: November 20, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Emily Yaghmour The Faculty Senate of Virginia has proposed legislation to include one or more nonvoting faculty members on the Board of Visitors (BOV) of every Virginia state college or university. Adding faculty representatives to BOVs would require amendment of Virginia law governing the composition of BOVs at state-supported institutions, says Esther Elstun, a […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: November 17, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Friday, Nov. 10, ABC News, Nightline Nightline Town Meeting: The Nation Waits William Lash, George Mason University Law School: “Well they’ve had plenty of notice on the ballot. It was published. They’ve had similar problems in the past and yet there […]

Volleyball Team Is Number One Seed in CAA Tourney

Posted: November 17, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

For the first time in four years, the George Mason women’s volleyball team enters this weekend’s Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Tournament as the top seed. The Patriots, 16 and 9 overall, and 8 and 4 in the CAA, will take on the winner of the Virginia Commonwealth University–University of North Carolina Wilmington match on Saturday, […]