Archive for March, 2004

Faculty Senate Recommends Incorporating Fundraising Data in Unit Profiles

Posted: March 25, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

At its meeting yesterday, the Faculty Senate voted to advise President Alan Merten of “its desire to have information on private fundraising become an integral part of the Unit Profile of each academic unit.”

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Posted: March 25, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Dual enrollment signing

This Week in Richmond

Posted: March 25, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This weekly column, written by Thomas Hennessey, chief of staff to President Alan Merten, is published to keep the university community informed on the legislative situation in Richmond and how those developments directly affect George Mason.

Twelve days after the General Assembly was to have adjourned for the year, the House and the Senate remain deadlocked over the budget.

Q&A with Sarah Godlewski, Student Government President

Posted: March 25, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Editor’s note: This weekly question-and-answer column appears every Thursday in the Daily Gazette.

By Megan McDonnell

Sarah Godlewski

Can you give me an overview of the responsibilities of Student Government president?
I think the responsibility of the Student Government president is to make sure he or she is actively communicating between the students and the administration. You are the voice of the students, but it is the administration that is able to help you get things done. I think the position is basically what you make of it.

BOV Votes to Raise Summer Term Tuition and Fees

Posted: March 25, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason University’s Board of Visitors (BOV) unanimously approved a 4.9 percent increase in summer term tuition and fees for in-state undergraduate students yesterday at its March meeting. The cost per credit hour will go from $213 to $223.50.

Patriots Fall to Oregon, 68-54, in NIT Second Round

Posted: March 24, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Oregon’s Andre Joseph scored a career-high 22 points to lead his team to a 68-54 win over George Mason last night in the second round of the NIT in Eugene, Ore.

Mason Enterprise Center Hosts Conference on Greater Washington Economy

Posted: March 24, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Mason Enterprise Center hosts the 12th annual conference focusing on the current state of the Washington, D.C., area economy and projected economic trends today in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

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Posted: March 24, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

C-Span bus

C-SPAN bus with Merten

Kolker Memorial Service Set for March 30

Posted: March 24, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A memorial service in honor of Professor Aliza Kolker will be held on Tuesday, March 30, at 4 p.m. in the Grand Tier III Lobby (third floor) of the Center for the Arts.

O’Toole Continues Visiting Writers Series

Posted: March 24, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Writer Patricia O’Toole will read on Monday, March 29, at 8 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall Grand Tier III. The event is part of the Visiting Writers Series sponsored by the Creative Writing Program.