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May 2, 2003


Lavender Graduation set for May 8
The sixth annual Lavender Graduation, celebrating the achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ally students graduating from Iowa State, will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 8, in the Memorial Union Great Hall. Carolyn Cutrona, psychology, will give the keynote address.

People of Nia ceremony held on May 2
The People of Nia ceremony (black graduation) will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 2, in the Memorial Union Great Hall. For more information, contact Maisha Rudison, 4-4387.

Consider University Archives before you toss papers
University Archives in the Parks Library welcomes historically valuable records and papers from ISU offices and faculty that document the development of the university.

University Archives staff also can help you determine how long records need to be kept. More information on keeping records is available at or contact University Archives staff at 4-6672.

Bicycle auction is May 6
ISU Surplus will auction bicycles (all makes, sizes and types) beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, in the grassy area south of the Purchasing Warehouse. Bikes will be available for viewing from 3 to 5 p.m. All sales will be cash or check only. In the event of rain, the sale will be held inside the Purchasing Warehouse.

Registration open for ITC summer workshops
Instructional Technology Center workshops cover technology, software and pedagogy used to enhance teaching and learning at ISU, and will be offered through the summer. Register through AccessPlus. More information on the workshops is available online at

In addition, the spring Teaching with Technology newsletter and workshop schedule is online at The mailed version will remain an option for now.

UCW seeking new members
The University Committee on Women seeks new members to help monitor and raise issues of importance to women throughout campus. Members are needed in all classifications (faculty, P&S, merit, and graduate and undergraduate students). UCW meets monthly; members serve three-year terms. Send nominations (including self nominations) and applications to Susan Carlson, Provost Office, Applications are due May 16.

ADP to change its name
The Administrative Data Processing (ADP) Center will become Administrative Technology Services on July 1. The update is more reflective of the department's services and prevents confusion with an external company with the same initials. The ADP Center partners with clients to develop and support administrative systems containing university, departmental, employee and student information. More information on services provided by the ADP Center is online at

Perry named associate dean of students
Leonard Perry, deputy executive director of the Gates Millenium Scholars program for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has been named associate dean of students and director for minority student affairs, effective Aug. 1. Perry will provide overall leadership for minority student affairs, student support services, Multicultural Vision and Hixson programs, National Student Exchange and the academic success center.

Previously, Perry served as associate dean of student life at Brown University, and associate dean of students at both Florida State University and Purdue University.

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