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Campus Chronicles ........ and Newsmakers
June 20, 1997
The Insider's Guide to Graduate Programs in Education, the first of its kind in the field of education, is based on inquiries to more than 1,000 deans and faculty members across the country.
Intended for prospective students, faculty and administrators in education, the guide provides facts and figures on tuition and financial aid, courses and programs, faculty specialties, student demographics, and the career paths of graduates at nearly 300 of the nation's largest and most prestigious education programs, including UConn's.
Susan Bartlett, clinical supervisor at the Speech and Hearing Clinic in the Department of Communication Sciences, received the Award for Clinical Achievement from the Connecticut Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The award cites her role as co-director of the UConn Related Services Collaboration Project and for her commitment to excellence in the preparation of new professionals in the field.
Alvin M. Liberman, a professor emeritus of psychology, recently received the Yale Graduate School's highest honor. Liberman was awarded a Wilbur L. Cross medal for outstanding professional achievement. Liberman, who earned a Ph.D. from Yale in 1943, was awarded the medal during commencement exercises at Yale. The medals are named in memory of Wilbur L. Cross, who served as dean of Yale's graduate school and as governor of Connecticut.
Chancellor Mark Emmert was keynote speaker at the Connecticut Award for Excellence awards ceremony June 12, at The Hartford Insurance Co. CAFE is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the adoption of excellent management practices in government, education, business and health care.
Emmert also will help present a session on information technology at the Society for College and University Planning's 32nd conference in Chicago July 14.
Paul Chill, a clinical professor of law, is the author of The Law of Child Abuse and Neglect in Connecticut, a new handbook for lawyers who represent clients in child-protection matters, and other professionals who work with abused and neglected children and their families. It is published by the University of Connecticut Legal Clinic.
Paul Goodwin Jr., associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been appointed a member of the Advisory Committee on Accreditation for the state Department of Higher Education.
The committee monitors new degree programs, program modifications and accreditation to ensure they are in compliance with state regulations. When an institution wants to offer a degree that is already being offered elsewhere in the state, the committee is responsible for deciding whether it is needed.
Goodwin succeeds Peter Cheo, a professor of electrical and systems engineering, who served for three and a half years.