Today's edition of First Friday
includes task force updates
Today's edition of First Friday, a monthly report
from ASU Chancellor Dr. Robert L. Potts, will include updates on the
findings of two task forces appointed this fall. Reports from the
Instructional Technology-Distance Learning-Online Educational Task
Force, chaired by Mitch Holifield, and the task force on
Background Checks for New Hires, chaired by Louella Moore, will be
summarized. Two other task forces appointed by Potts are the Summer
Programs and Enrollment Revenue Task Force, chaired by Len Frey, and
the University Web Design Task Force, chaired by Mark Hoeting.
Chancellor Potts remains pleased with the task forces' good work and
is deeply appreciative of all those who volunteered to serve.
meeting scheduled for today
ASU's Mascot Steering Committee will meet today
at 10:30 a.m. in the Chickasaw Room of ASU's Student Union. Jamie Skiles, principal and creative director of Phoenix Design Works,
will attend the meeting.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Plans for ASU's Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr. Celebration, "Are You Living the Dream?" are
underway. While the celebration takes place Monday-Wednesday, Jan.
21-23, nominations are now being accepted for two MLK Image Awards,
one for a faculty member and the other for a student. The Office of
Multicultural Affairs, hosts of the MLK celebration, will also award
a one-time $250 book scholarship during the celebration's
culmination in a leadership banquet. For nomination and scholarship
application forms, contact
Jerrod O. Lockhart, ext. 2055. Nominations close at 5 p.m.,
Thursday, Jan. 17.
Convocation Center offers several events in the new year
ASU's Convocation Center
kicks off 2008 with concerts. The Temptations will appear Thursday,
Jan. 17, at 7:30 p.m. The Del McCoury Band takes the stage on
Friday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m., and country superstar Reba McEntire
appears with former "American Idol" winner Kelly Clarkson in the "2
Worlds, 2 Voices Tour 2008" on Friday, Feb. 15. For tickets, click
here, or call the ASU
Central Box Office at ext 2781 for details.
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