Monan Symposium series concludes
The J. Donald Monan, SJ, Symposium on Higher Education will conclude its inaugural series with two lectures this month. Tomorrow, April 14, Prof. Alan Wolfe (Political Science), director of the Boisi Center on Religion and American Public Life, will present a talk titled "Have Americans Lost their Virtue?: How Higher Education Understands Morality."
On Friday, April 28, Northeastern University President Richard Freeland will speak on the topic "Does Private Higher Education Have a Future?"
Both events will take place from 8:30-10:30 a.m. in the Heights Room of the Lower Campus Dining Hall.
Benefit golf tourney sign-up ends April 16
April 16 is the deadline for entries for the third annual Campus School Golf Classic to be played at the Pembroke Country Club on Wednesday, May 3. The event is open to the Boston College community, and golfers wishing to play may register on-line at http://www.bc.edu/csgolf.
Entry fees are $125 per person, with all proceeds from the event benefiting the Boston College Campus School. The day's events include 18 holes of golf, dinner following play, and raffle and silent auction prizes. Prizes will also be offered for longest drive, closest shot to the pin and hole-in-one competition.
Event to spotlight Research Fellows
Undergraduate Faculty Research Fellows in the Carroll School of Management will hold a poster session on Tuesday, April 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Fulton Hall Honors Foyer.
The Research Fellows program provides BC undergraduates the opportunity to work with faculty members on research project s , performing such tasks as helping to design survey instruments, conducting field interviews, and gathering and analyzing data.
Students and their faculty research colleagues will be on hand at the poster session to describe and answer questions about their specific research projects.
Travel allowance rate correction
University Controller Michael Driscoll has announced that the University's travel mileage reimbursement rate is 32.5 cents for the calendar year 2000. The figure was incorrectly stated in a previous memo.
The rate is applicable for use of a private automobile on University business. Additional information on mileage allowance is available in the electronic version of the Travel Policy at the following World Wide Web site: http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/evp/polpr/V/5-200-050/5-200-050.html.
SAS raises funds for Campus School
The Staff Advisory Senate has raised approximately $220 for the Boston College Campus School through its annual "penny-jar" drive, according to SAS President Anne Conneely. The funds were collected in jars maintained during the past year by secretaries in campus offices.
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