VOLUME 31, NUMBER 7 THURSDAY, October 7, 1999

photo by: Frank Miller

Bush at UB

Former president George Bush gestures during his lecture Sept. 29 that opened the 1999-2000 Distinguished Speakers Series.

Hare gives $1 million to philosophy
Faculty member's two gifts to endow chair, create fund to meet ongoing expenses

A UB philosophy professor is sharing more than his teaching excellence with the College of Arts and Sciences. Peter H. Hare, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Philosophy, has given two gifts totaling $1 million to support activities of the department.

Senate to study program assessment
A proposal calling for more broad assessment of the effectiveness of the university's educational programs in order to improve courses, curricula, and student learning at both the undergraduate and graduate levels was introduced to members of the Faculty Senate Tuesday.



· Taste of UB

Top Stories...

· Gen-ed deadline is too soon: Goodman tells FSEC that UB needs more time to draft plan
· UCI goes online with Web site
· Miller works to give inmates legal help: Law professor teaches courses on "jailhouse lawyering" and prison law
· Braudy to give Capen lecture in humanities: Analyst of cultural history to speak about meaning of war and masculinity
· Chinese delegation visits UB: Heads of TV universities tour distance-learning facilities
· Trial to study vitamin A potential
· Bush lecture opens speakers series: Former U.S. president tells UB audience he does not miss political life
· Work could lead to fine-resolution printing: UB researchers develop technology that could be used for encryption, visible images

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