Faculty committee nominations sought

The Faculty Elections Committee is soliciting nominations for four University committees: the Faculty Review Panel, the Faculty Grievance Committee, the University Budget Committee and the Athletic Advisory Board.

Eligible faculty who have not received the call for nominations by Oct. 26 should call Prof. Demetrius Iatridis (GSSW) at ext. 4041.

Those eligible to vote include tenured and tenure-track faculty, previously tenured faculty who continue to teach full time, and those who have been awarded the right to vote in University-wide elections.

Other members of the Elections Committee are Prof. Oliva Blanchette (Philosophy), Prof. Philip Altbach (SOE), Prof. David Twomey (CSOM), Assoc. Prof. Harold Petersen (Economics), Assoc. Prof. R. Douglas Powers (Biology), Assoc. Prof. Ingrid Hillinger (Law) and Assoc. Prof. Rachel Spector (SON).

Jesuit Community sets discussion series

The Jesuit Community of Boston College is sponsoring a series of discussions on Tuesdays throughout the academic year titled, "Experiencing God."

The next event will be on Oct. 24 featuring Prof. Dennis Taylor (English) and his wife Mary, a pastoral associate in a Newton parish.

The Nov. 7 discussion will be led by School of Nursing Dean Barbara Hazard Munro and the Nov. 28 conversation will feature Jesuit Institute Director Michael Buckley, SJ.

After the semester break, the series will resume on Jan. 30 with a discussion led by M. Thomas Shaw, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. On Feb. 13, Maryalyce Gilfeather, SND, assistant dean of the School of Education, will lead a discussion, and Gregory Chisholm, SJ, a professor of engineering at the University of Detroit Mercy, will lead the Feb. 27 session.

The March 19 event will feature Rabbi Ruth Langer of the Theology Department, and the final discussion, on April 16, will be led by Dennis Leder, SJ, a professor of art at Universidad R. Landivar in Guatemala.

All discussions will begin at 7 p.m. in St. Mary's Chapel and end around 8:15 p.m. They are open to all members of the Boston College community.

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