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PUBLICATIONS Inside Illinois Vol. 22, No. 9 , Nov. 7 , 2002
Campus | Briefs | Achievements | Calendar | Job Market | Deaths | PDF Format
Clinic provides needed services while fulfilling research
One of the advantages of living in a community that’s home to a major research university is access to resources that would otherwise likely be available only in a large, urban area. The Audiology and Speech Clinic, operated by the UI’s department of speech and hearing science, is just such a resource for residents of Central Illinois.
CAMPUS
December vote will decide on graduate student union
A December election will determine if graduate assistants and graduate teaching assistants on the UI’s Urbana campus will have a collective bargaining unit representative.

Enrollments in online courses continue to increase each semester
Enrollments in online courses and degree programs at Illinois colleges and universities continue to increase significantly each semester as does the number of courses available by means of the Internet, according to Illinois Virtual Campus (IVC), a clearinghouse on distance-learning programs offered by the state's institutions of higher education.

Senate passes amendment restricting membership to tenured faculty
At its Nov. 4 meeting, the Urbana-Champaign Senate passed an amendment to the University Statutes and Senate Procedures that will restrict Faculty Advisory Committee membership to tenured faculty.

Steve Schomberg promoted to vice chancellor post
Steven F. Schomberg is to be promoted to vice chancellor for public engagement and institutional relations, pending approval of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees at its meeting Nov. 14 in Urbana.

Faculty members, academic professionals retire
Between Sept. 1, 2001, and Aug. 31, 2002, 138 faculty members and academic professionals retired from the UI, according to the Office of Academic Human Resources. The full list of retirees, their positions, units and years of service is posted.

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retiree profile
Professor still star struck in retirement
Retiree John Dickel relishes watching the neighbors. No, not the people next door, but the stars and galaxies surrounding Planet Earth.

retiree profile
Krol takes time for self, travel and volunteering during retirement
So less than 24 hours after his April 30 retirement, Ed Krol, former assistant director of Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES), and his wife, Margaret, were aboard a plane to Paris.

Nearing completion
A craftsman from Kelley Monuments of Urbana etches names onto one of four limestone tablets that will soon be erected at Memorial Stadium. The tablets will list 932 Illinois alumni, students, faculty and staff members who have died in wars and conflicts since World War I. Memorial Stadium originally was built to honor the 189 Illini who died in the first world war. The new tablets will be dedicated Nov. 16 prior to the Illinois vs. Ohio State football as part of a ceremony honoring all members of the Illinois family who have served in the U.S. armed forces. The Veterans’ Memorial project is an effort of the alumni association and the Urbana campus.
DEPARTMENTS

in site
New parenting Web site includes video
A new UI Web site uses video clip interviews to let parents of infants, toddlers and preschoolers see and hear how other parents cope with the challenges of raising young children. In addition to the video clips, the Parent-to-Parent Web site features a message board, links to recommended resources, and advice from experts.

On the Job: Jenny Barrett
Jenny Barrett, a senior research programmer in the department of psychology, began her career with the university in 1988 at the Computer Education Research Lab and transferred to the department of psychology in 1993. More

brief notes SCC Initiative kicks off Nov. 7 with panel Campus Rec mid-semester memberships available… UI faculty, alumni art on display at i space … Diversity Focus Groups scheduled …Pianist Tim Ehlen featured Nov. 10Nominations sought for CDSA … KAM Family Festival is Nov. 17 … Free e-recruiting training offered…Conference is Nov. 11-12 Retirement seminar rescheduled … Nigerian art exhibition/sale… Powers to speak Nov. 9, 19 …Communications forum is Nov. 12 Faculty to display art through Jan. 5… Spinal cord regeneration discussed … Family expert kicks off new series…Guide helps in choosing right books for kidsUI poet/songwriter featuredWaste Transfer Station offers toursMore
achievements A report on honors, awards, offices and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.  More
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deaths
Dean Richard Carmien, 62, died Nov. 1 at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. Carmien was a carpenter in the Division of Operation and Maintenance at the UI and had been employed there for 40 years.

Robert T. Chapel, 55, died Nov. 3 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Chapel was a library technical assistant in the UI archives and worked at the UI since 1984. Memorials: the Champaign County Audubon Society, c/o Beth Chato, 714 W. Vermont, Urbana, IL 61801.

Allison Dawn Dallas, 45, died Nov. 3 at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. Dallas. Dallas had worked as a secretary in the UI physics department since 1994. Memorials: American Lung Association.

Charles Steelman Danner, 84, died Oct. 14 at ManorCare Health Services, Champaign. Danner had been an associate professor at the UI. Memorials: to an organization of the donor’s choice.

Lucy J. Goff, 92, died Oct. 13 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Goff worked at the UI as a secretary for 10 years.

Morris "Mike" Grindley, 81, died Oct. 30 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Grindley worked for the UI physical plant for 22 years, retiring in 1984. Memorials: Carle Foundation Hospital Hospice Memorial Fund, 611 W. Park St., Urbana, IL 61801.

Frederick H. Kanfer, 76, died Oct. 18 at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. Kanfer was a UI professor of psychology for 29 years, retiring in 1995. Memorials: Frederick H. Kanfer Memorial Fund, UI Foundation, 1305 W. Green St., MC-386.

Mabel Jeanette Seidl, 90, died Oct. 13 at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. Seidl worked in food service at the UI, retiring in 1970.

James Leon Steward, 59, died Oct. 22 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Steward had been a building service worker with the UI’s Division of Operation and Maintenance since 1995.

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