Andrew Ainslie will be formally installed as the seventh dean of Simon Business School during an investiture ceremony on Tuesday, February 3, in the Interfaith Chapel. President Joel Seligman will preside and present Ainslie with a Dean’s Medal, recognizing his leadership to the school.
The Eastman Pathways Program and Kristin Hocker, an organizational development specialist with Human Resources, were honored as the University’s 2015 Presidential Diversity Award recipients.
Neither has been the same since. Fifty years would be notable enough—but in that half century, Burgett has come to embody the spirit of Rochester. “In many ways, he’s the face of the University,” says attorney John LaBoda ’02, ’03 (T5).
Bill Murphy, vice president for University Communications, is retiring in June 2015, President Joel Seligman announced today. A national search is underway to identify his successor.
While leaders from both organizations emphasize that talks are still preliminary and a decision to affiliate is still months away, a closer relationship could allow the organizations to work together in more efficient ways that would help them strengthen services to the Southern Tier.
President Seligman issued a statement in response to the fiscal year 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill released by the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee on Dec. 9. The House of Representatives is planning to vote as early as Thursday on the measure, which would then go to the Senate. Current government funding runs out on Dec. 11.
The literary translation press recently received one of this year’s largest Arts Works grants in literature. The $60,000 grant will support the publication and promotion of several books in 2015, including Rochester Knockings, a novel based on the Rochester-based religious movement of Spiritualism and the famous Fox Sisters.