Inside Iowa State
Feb. 23, 1996
The University Committee on Women is forming several task forces on the campus issues of racism, safety and isolation. Faculty, staff and students are invited to serve on a task force. If interested, contact Kris Gerhard, 4-4861.
Study in a SECOND DISCLIPLINE
The Study in a Second Discipline program offers tenured faculty an opportunity to extend their scholarship through study in a field different than their own for one academic semester. It provides on-campus professional development for up to five faculty. Awards are made on a competitive basis.
Applications for the 1996-97 academic year are available in departmental offices. They are due April 1 to the Provost's Office, through the DEO and appropriate dean.
BIG EIGHT RALLY
An Iowa State spirit rally will be held in conjunction with the Big Eight men's basketball tournament in Kansas City Friday, March 8. The rally will be two hours before the ISU game in the American Royal Arena Complex, just south of Kemper Arena. Cover charge is $5.
A television party will be held for those unable to get tickets for the ISU sessions. Parties will continue as the Cyclones advance in the tournament. For more information, contact Dave Critchlow, Alumni Association, 4-2632.
JISCHKE ON WOI
President Martin Jischke will be a guest on the Wednesday, March 6, Talk of Iowa radio show. The show airs at 10 a.m. on WOI-AM.
P&S DEVELOPMENT GRANTS
The next deadline for the P&S development grants is 5 p.m. Friday, March 1. Applications may be obtained in the Provost's Office, 107 Beardshear, or by calling 4-5882.
A carillon composition competition will be held in conjunction with the department of music's Spring Carillon Festival April 26-28. Original compositions by young composers are eligible. Prizes will include a $500 cash award and a premiere performance of the winning composition at the festival. Compositions are due Friday, March 29.
For more information, contact Tin-shi Tam, 57 Music, 4- 2911.
The 1996 National Forum for Agriculture, co-sponsored by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, will focus on technology and the structure of agriculture.
The forum will be held Monday-Tuesday, March 4-5, at the Marriott Hotel in Des Moines. For registration information, contact Deb Schmidt, 102 Scheman, 4-6257. For program information, contact Judith Pim, 4-6257, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CENTER EXEC DIRECTOR NAMED
Mark North has been named executive director of the Iowa State Center. North has been general manager and director of operations since July 1990.
The center is managed by Ogden Entertainment Services.
Murray Blackwelder, interim vice president for external affairs, announced the appointment, saying, "I look forward to continuing the exceptional working relationship between the center and the university."
North succeeds Joseph Romano, who was named vice president of operations for Ogden.
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