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Director of Fire and
Emergency Services: Ted Bateman

"It is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Ted Bateman as the Director of Fire and Emergency Services," said Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush. His appointment was effective December 1.

"Ted has an extensive and prestigious background in the Fire Services with the Philadelphia Fire Department," she added. During his 30-year career with the Philadelphia Fire Department he held numerous high-level command positions, including Deputy Fire Marshall, Battalion Chief, Department Safety Officer, Public Information Officer, Captain, and Special Projects Officer.

Mr. Bateman came to the Division of Public Safety in March, 2000. On July 1, 2001, he was appointed Interim Director of Fire and Emergency Services. Mr. Bateman holds a M.S. in Public Safety Administration from Saint Joseph's University and is a graduate of the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy.

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 14, December 4, 2001


December 4, 2001
Volume 48 Number 14

President Rodin has named a Philadelphia lawyer and Penn alumnus as the new vice president and chief of staff.
The Gender Equity Committee's Report on the status of women faculty at Penn concludes that problems reside primarily in individual departments rather than at the University-wide level.
The President and Provost reply to the Gender Equity Report and indicate an effort to work more closely with the deans to correct departmental inequities.
The University Council Open Forum will include topics of concern to various constituencies including staff and students.
Fire and Emergency Services has a new director with decades of experience.
The Division of Public Safety's Advisory Board makes recommendations concerning enforcement of PENNCard policies.
Dr. Thomas McNair Scott, a pioneering pediatric researcher and professor, dies at the age of 100 after an extensive career.
The new Faculty/Staff Directory is out and its cover celebrates the 125 Years of Women at Penn.
The report of the Ombudsman compares the cases of conflict handled by that office over the past several years.
Retirement Seminars will be held this week for faculty and staff who want to prepare for the future.
Flu shots will be available to faculty and staff; registration is required.
Penn's Way weekly raffles are underway; the deadline for the next one is Friday