New and revised University policies are released

The Office of Policies and Procedures has released a set of new and revised University policies. The package was sent to all holders of Policy Manuals on campus on Oct. 16.

Included in the package were revised policies pertaining to discriminatory harassment, student absences for religious reasons, tuition and fee schedule for 1995-96 and off-campus staff meetings.

A new policy, "Professional Standards and Business Conduct - Use of University Technology and Information Resources," was also included.

In addition, Policy Manual holders were asked to remove an outdated policy on Bookstore operational policies and procedures.

Any holder of a Policy Manual who has not received the package should contact the Policies and Procedures Office at ext. 8037.

Children's Center to hold enrollment lottery

The Department of Human Resources will draw lots for the September 1996 preschool openings in the Boston College Children's Center on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 1996.

Children who will be between the ages of 2 years, 9 months and 5 by Sept. 1, 1996 are eligible for the program. Lots will be drawn according to child's age group and employee or student category. The center offers full- and part-time preschool and child care.

Interested parents may obtain information and lottery registration information by calling Children's Center Director Barbara Krakowsky, ext. 3089, before Jan. 10, 1996.

A&S faculty authors, scholars to be honored

The annual tribute to College of Arts and Sciences faculty who have published books in the past year will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 4:30 p.m. in the Jenks Library of Gasson Hall.

The theme of the event will be "A Celebration of Faculty Scholarship." In addition to the traditional display of recent works by faculty authors, several departments will contribute their talents. The Theater Department will create a small exhibition of stage and costume design, for example, while the Fine Arts Department will furnish various pieces of artwork, and faculty in the sciences will have a poster display. In addition, there will be a recital of excerpts from works by Assoc. Prof. Thomas Oboe Lee (Music).

The event is open to all faculty and staff.

Boston Library Consortium to mark anniversary at BC

The Boston Library Consortium - a cooperative association of 15 academic, research and special libraries, including Boston College - will mark its 25th anniversary with a celebration on Nov. 6 from 1-4 p.m. in the Heights Room in the Lower Campus Dining Hall.

The event will feature a keynote address by Boston Public Library Director Arthur Curley. Other speakers and presentations will explore the consortium's history and future direction.

Thanksgiving hosts sought for international students

The Intercultural Office is looking for employees willing to invite international students to their homes for Thanksgiving dinner.

This is the fifth year the office is coordinating the program, which is aimed at international students wishing to learn more about this American holiday. No overnight stay is involved.

Anyone interested in participating should contact the Intercultural Office, ext. 8005, by Nov. 6.

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