News In Brief
Trammell Crow Offers...
At presstime all but two of the 83 staff members offered positions by Trammell Crow had accepted offers, the Office of the Executive Vice President said.
... Next Steps in Restructuring
EVP John Fry's update on further initiatives in restructuring--including food services and research administrative support. His remarks are from a transcript of his presentation to the University Council on December 3. To go to the article, click here.
Modem Changes Ahead
ISC will make changes in February that change remote access for those using SLIP and PPP; see detail here.
Three NEH Awards
Three Penn faculty are among the 160 scholars in 25 institutions chosen for National Endowment for the Humanities awards this year.
Five Fulbright Fellows
Among the 700 academics, professionals, and independent scholars who received Fulbright Awards this year, five are Penn faculty. The five and the countries in which they will conduct research in 1997-98:
Farewell Compass, Hello...
The Compass Features are the last such features that will appear in Almanac. As Compasss longtime managing editor Libby Rosof takes up her role as editor of the new Pennsylvania Current, the Almanac staff extend our best wishes on the new venture and our appreciation for her collegiality and cooperation during the months of joint publication.
--K.C.G., M.F.M., T.B.