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April 12, 2001

ULM Faculty Honors 2001

The following ULM events are being held next week (April 16-20, 2001) to celebrate ULM Faculty Honors 2001, ULM's annual celebration of academic excellence and faculty recognition. Should you wish additional information concerning any or all of these special events, please contact either Hank Largin or Georgiann Potts (342-5440).

We will provide the official ULM Faculty Honors graphic for your use in publicizing this event.

Promotion and Tenure Reception (Sponsor: Council of Academic Deans) Wednesday, April 18th 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Anna Gray Noe Alumni Center

This reception honors those members of the ULM faculty who have been promoted or received tenure status during the past academic year. A list of the faculty to be honored will follow this advisory.

Event Contact: Dr. Walter Creekmore, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research (342-1037)

ULM University House Ribbon Cutting and Open House (Sponsor: ULM Office of President) Thursday, April 19th 12:15 p.m. Ribbon Cutting 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Open House and Reception

The University House, former residence of ULM presidents and designed by renowned architect, King Stubbs, was relocated on the ULM campus to make way for construction of the new library. The house has been renovated and has become a new campus landmark.

The upper floor is divided into bed-and-bath suites for visiting scholars and other University guests. The lower floor provides meeting space and offices for the ULM Faculty Senate. If you wish to do a photo review, PA will arrange a "pre-tour" to accommodate photographers and reporters.

Event Contact:
Dr. Richard Baxter, VP for Advancement and External Affairs (342-5424)

Outstanding Professors 2001 Panel Presentation and Discussion
(Sponsor: ULM Alumni Association and ULM Division of Academic Affairs) Thursday, April 19th 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Harvard Room (Administration Building)

The seven Outstanding Professors for 2001 will present a panel discussion concerning their individual teaching styles and disciplines.

Event Contact:
Dr. Tom Rakes, Provost and VP for Academic Affairs (342-1027)
Pam Shepherd, Interim Director for Alumni Relations (342-5420)

Faculty Honors Dinner (Sponsor: ULM Alumni Association)
Friday, April 20th 6:30 p.m.
Monroe Civic Center Conference Hall

A gala banquet sponsored by the ULM Alumni Association and honoring complimentary reservations.

Event Contact: Pam Shepherd, Interim Director for Alumni Relations (342-5420)

The Outstanding Professors for 2001 and the cover profile for Res Scholaris 2001. The evening's program will feature a video portrait of each of the professors and the presentation of stipends from alumni representing each of the seven Colleges.

Tickets may be purchased and table reservations accepted by Ms. Nancy Davis at the ULM Alumni Center (342-5420).

[Special Note to Media: Public Affairs is hosting a media table to make access to this event easier for our local media corps. Please call Claudia in Public Affairs (342-5440) for details.

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