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Pre-conference workshops will be offered Mon. and Tue. March 1718. The fee for these workshops is $249 per day if registered by Fri., Feb. 21 or $279 thereafter.
Registration for all four days of the March 1922 general session is $379 per person if received by Fri., Feb., 21 and $429 thereafter. Participants may also register at single day rates.
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Department Chair Appointments
Provost Louanne Kennedy has announced the following department chair appointments:
Engineering and Computer Science Appointment
Dean S.T. Mau of the College of Engineering and Computer Science has announced that professor Diane Schwartz, who had been serving as interim associate dean, will return to the faculty for the Spring 2003 semester and professor Sharlene Katz has been appointed as special assistant to the dean.
HHD Interim Associate Dean
Dean Helen Castillo of the College of Health and Human Development has announced the appointment of professor Marilynn Filbeck as interim associate dean following Mary Shamrock's retirement in December 2002. Filbeck began her administrative duties Jan. 2.
President Jolene Koester is pleased to announce the award of the following 42 sabbatical leaves and 8 difference-in-pay leaves to be taken during the 200304 academic year.
+ denotes "truly outstanding and exceptional."
* denotes difference-in-pay leave.
College Years of Credit Arts, Media and Communication *Abbitt, Jerry 12 Aks, David 7 Gallardo, Anamarie 12 Hasenauer, Jim 6 Henry, Susan 7 +Kim, Ah-Jeong 9 Lehman, Lillian 13 Rubin, Maureen 6
Business Administration and Economics +Blake, Daniel 9 +Chapman, Kenneth 12 +Gifford Jr., Adam 8 +Gray, Glen 6 +Greenhalgh, Kim 11 +Lowenberg, Anton 8 +Marcal, Leah 7 +Moore, Richard 6 *Rossy, Gerard 5
Education Cook, Lynne 7 Cota, Irene 9 *Fish, Janet 5 Fleischer, Larry 31 Hanson, Charles 7 Schneiderman, Ellen 6
Engineering and Computer Science +Bekir, Nagwa 11 *Ehrgott, Richard 5 +Gabrovsky, Peter 9 +Lingard, Robert 9 Melara, Gloria 7 *Radmanesh, Matthew 3 +Timmerman, Brenda 6
Health and Human Development +Trost-Cardamone, Judith 7 +Whiting, William 11
McCarty, Nancy 17 +Noguchi, Rei 6 +Stanley, Sandra 6 +Stern, Cindy 16
Science and Mathematics +Baresi, Larry 9 +Breen, Stephen 7 +Doty, Duane 37 *Edmunds, Peter 3 +Noronha, M. Helena 6 +Reichman, Sandor 10 +Zavala, Maria Elena 6
Social and Behavioral Sciences *Bland, Warren 4 Jeffries, Vincent 6 Jensen, Vickie 6 *Lee, Howard 5 Vatai, Frank 7 Wang, Wen 9 Winters, Loretta 9
Faculty Computer Workshops
The offices of Undergraduate Studies and Online Instruction are sponsoring faculty computer workshops to facilitate online teaching and learning. All workshops will take place in Sierra Hall, fourth floor, room 422. Any of the workshops may be taken individually and assume no prior knowledge. Before taking a workshop, you must sign up for a WebCT, Blackboard or Flashlight account on that particular topic at www.csun.edu/~webteach/account.html. For reservations, call x6558. The following courses are upcoming:
The Office of Environmental Health and Occupational Safety offers a variety of health and safety workshops. For reservations, call x2401. The following upcoming class is offered in the Environmental Health and Safety training room, PPM Corporation Yard building:
China Institute Faculty Grants
The China Institute is offering two $1,000 grants to CSUN faculty members to start a project or for study within their discipline that advances the field of China studies. Four copies of a written proposal and resume must be submitted to the China Institute via campus mail, mail drop 8342, by Fri., Feb. 14. fmix3939 or e-mail email@example.com.
Five-year reviews for Edward Carroll, dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, and Fran Horvath, director of Institutional Research, are underway. Questionnaires have been sent to a number of faculty, staff and students familiar with their work, but others are invited to participate in either review by requesting a questionnaire from the Office of Faculty Affairs. The deadline for submission is Mon., Feb. 17. fmix2962.
Early Retirement Applications
Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP) applications are available in the Office of Faculty Affairs, University Hall 225, mail drop 8220. According to the Collective Bargaining Agreement, faculty must submit applications for FERP six months prior to the start of the academic year in which they wish to begin participation. Completed forms must include signatures of the faculty member, department chair and dean, and should be submitted to the Office of Faculty Affairs before Thu., Feb. 20. fmix2962.
Human Subjects Research
All faculty and students performing research including the use of human subjects must complete a Human Subjects Protocol Approval form. An original form and nine copies should be submitted to the Research Office for review by the Standing Advisory Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects. Protocol submission forms are available in the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects, University Hall 265 or can be downloaded from www.csun.edu/research. fmix2901.
Deadlines Meeting Dates Feb. 20 March 6 March 20 April 3 April 17 May 1 May 22 June 5
Who's Who Nominations
Forms to nominate students for selection to the "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 20022003" are now available in the Office of Student Development and International Programs in the University Student Union. General qualifications include having junior, senior or graduate standing during the 20022003 academic year and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for undergraduates and 3.3 for graduate students by the end of the fall 2002 semester. The selected candidates must have made outstanding contributions to the university through academics and extracurricular activities or within the community-at-large. Online application forms are available by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submitting nominations is 4:30 p.m., Fri., Feb. 21. fmix2393.
Faculty Research Competition
The Office of Research and Sponsored Projects will offer faculty grants up to $5,000 through its 200304 competition for the Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Awards. Faculty may apply for three units of released time and/or funds to pursue their scholarly and creative interests. Applications are available through college and department offices, or from Research and Sponsored Projects in University Hall 265. The application also is available online at www.csun.edu/research/1Research/Competition.htm. Submissions must be made by 5 p.m. Fri., March 7. fmix2901.
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