Archive for November, 2002

This Month in the Community…

Posted: November 27, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in October as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call (703) 993-8693.

This Week in the News…

Posted: November 27, 2002 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:

Bumgarner Retires in January, Spaldo to Serve in Interim Capacity

Posted: November 27, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Jeremy Lasich
After 30 years of service at George Mason, Ken Bumgarner, associate vice president of University Services, is retiring on Jan. 13. John Spaldo, Johnson Center and Student Unions Operations director, will fill Bumgarner’s position on an interim basis, effective Dec. 1.

Picture This…

Posted: November 26, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Photo of BOT Tour

Members of the George Mason University Foundation Board of Trustees donned hard hats for a sneak preview of Academic IV.

Women’s Volleyball Team Wins CAA Tournament, Earns Automatic NCAA Berth

Posted: November 26, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Top-seeded George Mason defeated third-seeded James Madison in five games (30-18, 24-30, 23-30, 30-27, 15-10) to capture its sixth Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) women’s volleyball championship.

Fall 2002 Enrollment Is University’s Highest Ever

Posted: November 26, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Elena Barbre
George Mason’s total enrollment is the highest it has ever been at 26,796 students, making it the second largest university in the state after Virginia Tech. The latest statistics from Institutional Research and Reporting (IRR) show a 7.6 percent increase in enrollment, or 1,899 more students than last year.

Hartley Addresses Operations Other Than War

Posted: November 25, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Dean Hartley, an affiliate in the School of Public Policy’s Peace Operations Policy Program, will discuss recent work in conducting analyses of Operations Other Than War (OOTW) today at 10 a.m. in the Original Building, Room 245, at the Arlington Campus.

Frank Sesno Hosts TV Special on President Reagan

Posted: November 25, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A two-hour documentary on the legacy of former President Ronald Reagan will be aired on The History Channel today from 9 to 11 p.m. Host and chief reporter of this special is Frank Sesno, School of Public Policy and Communications Department.

George Mason Employees Granted Half Day on Wednesday

Posted: November 25, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Gov. Mark Warner has announced that he is granting state employees an additional half day of paid leave on Wednesday, Nov. 27, to begin the Thanksgiving holiday.

George Mason Faculty and Staff Express Thankfulness

Posted: November 25, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

From budget cuts to terrorism, we have all had plenty to worry about this year. Yet, with Thanksgiving around the corner, university faculty and staff members say they still have reasons to be thankful. Daily Gazette staff members took an informal survey among university faculty and staff members to find out what they are thankful for this year. Following is a sample of the responses received: