At Friday's stated meeting of the Trustees, the President's Chief
of Staff Stephen D. Schutt (at left) was promoted to Vice President and Chief of
Staff. Mr. Schutt, a Penn Law alumnus, was chief of staff for former
U.S. Senator Harris Wofford before joining Dr. Rodin's staff in 1994-
...Ms. Morse to Middle States...
Jean Avnet Morse of the President's staff has left to become
Executive Director of Middle States Association of Higher Education. An
attorney and longtime academic administrator in The College, Ms. Morse
succeeds Dr. Howard Simmons as head of the region's key accrediting body
for colleges and universities, heading a 16-member staff located at the
Science Center. "The Commission has selected the ideal executive
director to respond to the interesting issues confronting
accreditation," said Dr. Rodin. "As my deputy Jean has been creative
and dedicated, a trusted and valued colleague."
...and Ms. Baldino as Staff Writer
Jennifer Baldino, a member of the PennMed Public Affairs Office for
the past four years, has replaced Jeffrey Hartman as staff
writer/assistant. She is a 1991 graduate of Temple, in journalism, and
former member of the staff of Philadelphia's weekly Welcomat.