April 24, 2000
State Board of Governors to Meet in Storrs April 26
The state Board of Governors for Higher Education invites members
of the UConn community and the public to its meeting on Wednesday,
April 26, in the Rome Commons Ballroom, South Campus, beginning
at 9:30 a.m. The board is the state's coordinating and planning
authority for colleges and universities. The meeting will be
a discussion of the board's priorities and mission.
Public Meeting on Landfill Scheduled for April 26
The state Department of Environmental Protection will hold a
public meeting on two landfill project documents available for
public review and comment: the final draft preliminary hydrogeologic
investigation report; and the draft supplemental hydrogeologic
investigation scope of work. The meeting will take place Wednesday,
April 26, at 7 p.m., in the City Council Chambers, Audrey P.
Beck Building, 4 South Eagleville Road, Mansfield.
Mansfield residents and UConn students, faculty and staff are
invited to a public meeting on the conclusions of the preliminary
investigation and the scope of work for the next phase. There
will be a short presentation on preliminary conclusions and
plans for additional investigation, the Department of Environmental
Protection will accept comments from participants, which may
also be submitted in writing to DEP. This will be the final
opportunity to comment on the preliminary investigation and
scope of work before DEP finalizes its review of the report
and plans for the next part of the investigation. DEP and the
University encourage and welcome participation.
Copies of the documents and executive summaries of the report
are available in the Mansfield Town Manager's Office, at University
Communications, in the Mansfield Public Library, or at DEP at
79 Elm Street, Hartford. Contact DEP Project Manager Jim Fitting
with comments on the documents (860) 424-3910; and Nancy Farrell
(617) 357-5772 to discuss the public involvement process.
Volunteers Needed to Help with Spring Weekend
The Division of Student Affairs is calling for volunteers to
help make this year's spring weekend a safe and civil one. Most
volunteers will be assigned to work in residence hall areas,
the Student Union, and other parts of campus. A few will be
assigned to work in areas such as X-lot. Volunteers are needed
for the following shifts:
- Friday, April 28, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
- Saturday, April 29, 7 p.m.-midnight
- Saturday, April 29, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
If you are interested in volunteering, please call (860) 486-3059.
Introduction to Student Administration Project Set for May 2
An overview of the University's PeopleSoft student administration
project will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Konover Auditorium
at the Dodd Center on Tuesday, May 2. The PeopleSoft implementation
team will present an introduction to the project, plans for
implementation, and a brief demonstration of the product.
Speaker to Discuss Copyright, Fair Use in Higher Education
Copyright and Fair Use in Higher Education will be the topic
of a presentation Wednesday, May 3, by Kenneth Crews, a specialist
in the field. His presentation will run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30
p.m. in the Dodd Center's Konover Auditorium, with a follow-up
discussion from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Class of '47 Room, Homer
Babbidge Library. Crews is director of the copyright management
Center of Indiana University, associate professor of law and
of library and information science, and associate dean of the
faculties for copyright management. He has published widely
in the fields of copyright, constitutional law, political history
and library science, including a book Copyright, Fair Use and
the Challenge for Universities: Promoting the Progress of Higher
CRT Seeks Summer Accommodation for Cast, Crew
The Connecticut Repertory Theatre is looking for accommodations
in the Storrs area for its cast and crew from mid-May to late
July. If you have a house or apartment available to let, please
contact Meryl at (860) 486-1629.