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99th Year

August 14, 2008

Calendar highlights:

New Faculty Orientation,
Aug. 18-19

Faculty Conference, Wednesday, Aug. 20

College and Department Faculty meetings, Thursday-Friday, Aug. 21-22

Final day for admissions, Friday,
Aug. 22



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Dr. Bouse interviews for vice chancellor position
Dr. Gary A. Bouse, vice president, Institutional Advancement, Mississippi Dr. Gary A. Bouse
University for Women, will be on campus Monday-Tuesday, August 18-19, as a candidate for the position of vice chancellor, University Advancement. Dr. Bouse will make a public presentation on Tuesday, August 19, at 4 p.m., in the Dean B. Ellis Library boardroom, 8th floor. He will present "The Role of the Chief Advancement Officer" as part of the interview process. To view a copy of Dr. Bouse's curriculum vitae, click here.

Department of Languages welcomes new chair
Dr. Yvonne Unnold, German and Spanish, will serve as the new chair of ASU's Department of Languages in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Dr. Unnold Dr. Yvonne Unnoldmoved to Jonesboro from Hamburg, Germany. She has taught Spanish, German, and English as a Second Language (ESL) in Costa Rica, Mexico, the U.S., and Germany. Dr. Unnold has published on instructional technology and second language acquisition, as well as on Latin American and German literary and cultural discourse. Dr. Unnold earned an Ed.S. in Higher Education Leadership and Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature (emphasis in Latin American and German literature) from the University of Washington, and did additional graduate studies in the Universidad de Costa Rica's Latin American Literature program. She obtained a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Davis. Dr. Unnold was born and raised in Germany.

Tonymon appointed to Yellow Ribbon Task Force
Susan Tonymon, program director for the Beck PRIDE Center for America's Wounded Veterans at Arkansas State University, has been selected by Arkansas GovernSusan Tonymonor Mike Beebe as part of the Arkansas Yellow Ribbon Task Force. Tonymon is one of 20 task force members. The task force focuses on issues faced by returning veterans from overseas deployment as well as senior veterans with increasing health needs. The purpose of the task force is to create a set of guidelines to aid Arkansas military of any branch in receiving necessary support, benefit, protection and opportunity. The first meeting of the task force was held July 29 at the Arkansas State Capitol Building in Little Rock. Tonymon, who was chosen to serve on Healthcare/Disabilities, Public/Private Partnerships, and Community Resources committees, delivered a 15-minute PowerPoint presentation about the PRIDE Center. For details, see the NewsPage release.

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