Archive for May, 2002

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Posted: May 17, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Participants in the Early Identification Program (EIP) who will be graduating tomorrow at commencement were recognized at the Board of Visitors meeting on May 15. Joining them were Hortensia Cadenas (fifth from left), EIP director; Karen Rosenblum (eighth from left), vice president of University Life; and Patricia Carretta (far right), associate dean of University Life.

BOV Approves Faculty Rewards and Incentives Report

Posted: May 17, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The much-discussed Faculty Rewards and Incentives Report received the blessing of George Mason’s Board of Visitors (BOV) on Wednesday at its final regular meeting of the 2002-03 academic year. Following the BOV’s action, the President’s Office will now formally turn the report back over to the Faculty Senate for its feedback. The senate will have […]

More Than 5,000 Students Graduate Tomorrow

Posted: May 17, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A total of 5,083 students will graduate at George Mason’s 35th annual commencement tomorrow at 10 a.m. in the Patriot Center. Kay Coles James, director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, will deliver the commencement address. Of the 2002 graduating class, 3,164 are receiving undergraduate degrees and 1,712 will be awarded master’s or doctoral […]

BOV Adopts $422 Million Budget for 2002-03

Posted: May 16, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason’s Board of Visitors (BOV) concluded its final regular meeting of the year by unanimously passing a $422 million budget for the 2002-03 academic year. This total budget includes a $202 million educational and general (E&G) budget, which is approximately 1.5 percent less than this year’s E&G budget. Following are the highlights of next […]

Patriots’ Craig Mason Named to 2002 All-CAA Golf Team

Posted: May 16, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason golfer Craig Mason has been named to the 2002 All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) First Team, in voting conducted by the league’s 10 head coaches. Mason led the Patriots with a combined 72.5 stroke average over the fall and spring seasons, capturing two individual tournament titles and finishing in the top 10 in 6 […]

Convocation Ceremonies Begin Today

Posted: May 16, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Convocation ceremonies for individual colleges, schools, and institutes get underway today at 10 a.m. Free parking in the Parking Deck is available to all faculty and staff members today, tomorrow, and Saturday. Following are the dates, times, locations, and speakers for the convocations. New Century College (NCC)–Thursday, May 16, at 10 a.m. in the Concert […]

Governor Announces July 5 as Paid Holiday

Posted: May 16, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Because the July 4 holiday falls on a Thursday this year, Gov. Mark Warner has approved Friday, July 5, as an additional paid state holiday for the commonwealth’s employees. For more information, contact the Office of Compensation and Policy at policy@dhrm.state.va.us.

Picture This…

Posted: May 15, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

President Alan Merten spoke at yesterday’s press conference to introduce John McCarthy and the Critical Infrastructure Protection Project. For more information on the event, click here.

Patriots Garner All-Conference Awards, Fulcher Wins Coach of the Year

Posted: May 15, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) announced its All-Conference team at the CAA softball banquet at the University of Hofstra. Head coach Beth Fulcher won the coveted Coach of the Year award, while freshman Stacy James was named Rookie of the Year. Seniors Linda Young and Dee Dee Fox joined James on the All-CAA first team, […]

Chemistry Department to Host MARM 2002

Posted: May 15, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason’s Chemistry Department will play host to the Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM) of the American Chemical Society from Tuesday, May 28, to Thursday, May 30, on the Fairfax Campus. The meeting will feature presentations on forensic DNA testing by J. Butler, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); biotechnology crops by M. Holden, […]