February 25, 2002 Vol. VI, No. 11


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Public Meetings

University Corp. Board of Directors

Meets 3 p.m. Wed., Feb. 27 at the University Club.

Faculty Senate Executive Committee

Meets 1-5 p.m. Thu., Feb. 28 in University Hall 277.

Academic Technology Committee

Meets 2-4 p.m. Fri., March 1 in Sequoia Hall 258.

Educational Policies Committee

Meets 2-4 p.m. Wed., March 6 in University Hall 211.

University Planning & Budget Group

Meets 1:30-3:30 p.m. Mon., March 11 in University Hall 277.

Educational Resources Committee

Meets 2-4 p.m. Tue., March 12 in Oviatt Library, room 372.

University Foundation Board of Directors

Meets 6 p.m. Wed., March 13 at the University Club. Please call x4197 for reservations and additional information.


Toddler Program Openings

The Child and Family Studies Center's Lab School program for toddlers currently has openings for children ages 18 to 30 months. Enrollment is open to children of faculty, staff, students and the outside community. fmi-Barbara Hill, x3131.

Emeritus Faculty Honors

John Mason, associate vice president of faculty affairs, announced the following faculty members have been awarded emeritus status: Warren Campbell (Political Science), and Ann Stutts (Kinesiology).

James Brock Passes

James Brock, retired professor from the Theatre Department, passed away Tue., Jan. 22. Brock began his academic career as an assistant professor at Los Angeles State College, San Fernando Valley campus (later to become CSUN) in September 1958. He taught in the history/literature area of the Theatre Department and directed the first theatrical production in Nordhoff Hall's Studio Theater (the former Speech-Drama building). Brock retired from CSUN as a full professor in December 1988. A memorial was held in Brock's honor in Nordhoff Hall's Studio Theater on Sun., Feb. 24.

Department Chair Appointments

Provost Louanne Kennedy has announced the appointment of the following department chairs:

CSUN Observatory

The Physics and Astronomy Department invites the campus community to visit the CSUN observatory from 7-10 p.m. every Wed. See the wonders of the winter sky through the observatory's 14-inch f/10 telescope and see the CCD camera in action from 9-10 p.m. The observatory is located between East University Drive and Bertrand Street, west of the Student Health Center.


Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Joint Advocates on Disordered Eating (JADE), University Counseling Services, Residential Life, Athletics and Associated Students invite campus community members to attend the free events of CSUN's sixth annual "Mind, Body and Spirit Celebration Week," Mon., Feb. 25 through Thu., Feb. 28.

Faculty members are encouraged to bring their classes to the events or to allow extra credit for students who attend. To reserve space for your classes at the Thu., Feb. 28 programs, call Tamara Klumpe at University Counseling Services, x2366. For general information, call x7500. The schedule of events follows: