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At the Faculty Club...

Dan Sullivan, manager of the Faculty Club since 1995 has been named manager of network operations for the School of Dental Medicine's network of satellite practices (at Overbrook, Bryn Mawr, Mayfair and Center City, with one coming to 3401 Market).

His successor at the Club is John Dougherty, a former director of catering for Penn Dining Services (1978-85) and the inaugural manger of Wharton's Steinberg Conference Center who then managed ten other conference centers nationwide for ARA Services. Most recently he has been vice president/gen-eral manager of International House.



At Kelly Writer's House...

Heather Starr, who has been a consultant to the Writing Center for the past year, has become Resident Coordinator of the Kelly Writers House at Penn.

She succeeds Kerry Sherin, who moved up this fall to become the House's first full-time director.

Ms. Starr was a Centennial Honors Scholar and an English Department Writing Fellow at Barnard, where she was instrumental in launching the Columbia University Women's Collective and the Ethnic Studies program. As an undergraduate she also did editorial work for Knopf's Chic Simple Books, Grolier's Orchard Books, and The New Yorker. She joined Penn in 1996 as program coordinator of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Center, with responsibility for events, advising and publications including a resource guide and an alumni directory.

As RC, Ms. Starr will manage the day-to-day operations of the House, working with students, faculty and staff to develop and run programs and collaborations. She will also be the Producer of "Live at the Writers House," which airs monthly on WXPN 88.5 FM.

The New Director: In her new post Kerry Sherin will be responsible for long-range planning, program development, external relations, staff, development, and budget and facilities planning. She will work with Dr. Alan Filreis, faculty director of the Kelly Writers House, to coordinate an ongoing effort to endow its program.

Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 8, October 20, 1998