Dec. 9, 2002

This week's highlights:

* Santa's Workshop &  open house, Administration Building, 2-4 p.m., Thursday

* Fall Commencement Ceremony, 7 p.m., Friday, Convocation Center

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Construction to begin on ABI building 
The contractor for the Biosciences/Biotechnology Building, a component of the Arkansas Biosciences Institute, has been given the "notice to proceed" with construction.  The previously announced closing of the south portion of Caraway Road will take effect on or soon after Monday, Dec. 16.

DHE director to be guest at UPC meeting
Dr. Linda Beene, newly appointed director of the Department of Higher Education, will visit the ASU campus Wednesday.  While here, she will be a special guest at the University Planning Committee (UPC) meeting Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the Board Room of the Library.  The meeting is open to everyone.

TIAA-CREF representatives on campus
If you participate in TIAA-CREF, you should have received mail notifying you that representatives will be on campus Tuesday and Wednesday.  One-on-one counseling is available Tuesday and Wednesday.  They will conduct one-hour seminars Wednesday in Room 170 of the Library -- "Adjusting your Asset Allocation" starts at 9 a.m. and "Pre-Retirement Seminar" starts at 3 p.m.  To register for the counseling, visit TIAA-CREF or call Antoinette Evans at 800-842-2006.

'Santa's Workshop' will be Thursday, Dec. 12
Reminder . . . everyone is invited to "Santa's Workshop" and open house in the Administration Building lobby on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2-4 p.m.  See a web notice repeated from e-mail if you need more details.  Also, Santa's Tribe is still looking for family sponsors, cash donations, and other forms of assistance for needy ASU families.  Call Mary Beth Jones at 972-2066 or Tami Murray at 972-3454.

Board of Trustees meeting Friday
The ASU Board of Trustees will conduct its quarterly meeting Friday at 9 a.m. in the Board Room of the library.

Commencement is Friday night 
The fall commencement ceremony will be Friday evening beginning at 7 p.m. in the Convocation Center.  Several changes will be incorporated into this ceremony to enhance the dignity and efficiency of the event.  As of today, there are 582 candidates for undergraduate degrees and 131 candidates for graduate degrees.

What's special about ASU?
To gather ideas for a new brochure and web page, we recently sent e-mail to all faculty and staff asking, "What's special about ASU?"  Response has been terrific, but we're still collecting data.  If you haven't responded and intended to, send a note to

Last edition of 'Inside ASU' this semester
This is the last edition of "Inside ASU" this semester, despite what we said last week.  We plan to resume publication Monday, Jan. 6.  Send ideas or suggestions to Tom Moore, or Straley Snipes,

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