April 22, 1997
Vol. 43 No. 31

In This Issue

Of Record: FY98 Salary Guidelines
Commencement 1997: Mr. Cosby at Commencement, Mme. Veil at Baccalaureate, Eight Honorary Degrees
Penn a Summit Sponsor
External Reviews of the Schools: Goals and Process (Wachter)
Speaking Out:
-- Perfect Baby;
-- Cost/Waste;
-- CrimeStats Sites
Enrolling for Penn Perspective
Volunteering on Alumni Day
PPSA: Annual Meeting, Elections

COMPASS Features
On the eve of the Presidents' Summit in Philadelphia next week, Compass focuses on PENN Volunteers:
-- Ron Story, Career Counseling
-- Shaw Students Test Penn
-- SSW's Crystal Stair Awards
-- Talking Point: Two Views on Volunteering--Bonnie Ragsdale & Ira Schwartz
-- Pennies Adding up for Leukemia
-- 10,000 Copies of Safety Book Donated

Open Enrollment: Health Plans
Penn Printout, the Digest
ICA Photo Lecture Series
1997 Honorary Degree Recipients

-- Public Safety Report
-- Senate Proposals on Just Cause

Cos Célèbre

Dr. William H. Cosby, Penn Relays afficionado since kindergarten, has been at home on Franklin Field for some 50 years as spectator, competitor, official and mentor--and in 1990 as recipient of Penn's honorary degree. He's here this week for the Relays, and next month he comes back as the 1997 Commencement Speaker.

Over 100,000 athletes from all 50 states and 35 countries along with 70,000 spectators are expected at Franklin Field for the 103rd running of the Penn Relay Carnival from April 22 to 26. Some 350 events will be spread over 30 hours of competiton, starting with decathlon and heptathlon events and relays Thursday at 10:30 a.m. From then on there will be one race every five minutes. Admission for Penn students, faculty and staff is free on Thursday and Friday; tickets for Saturday are $15-$30 for faculty and staff and $5 for students.

In these photographs, courtesy of the Penn Relays, below, Bill Cosby carries the baton in the 1984 Master's. At right, he officiates with a smile during the Relays' 100th Anniversary in 1995.

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