a Museum of Art Mailing
was disappointed to see a passage in Jerry Briggs' letter
(Privacy on Auction Block) which asserts that the Friends of the
Library exchanged its mailing list with a non-Penn organization.
The Friends does not exchange lists with other non-profits, no
matter how worthy. I believe Mr. Briggs is referring to a mailing
that he received from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, inviting
him to a program being jointly sponsored by the Friends and the
PMA. For that invitation--and that invitation only--we
provided PMA with a set of labels so that they could include the
Friends in their mailing. I explained this to Mr. Briggs when
he raised the question, many months ago. A list "exchange" involves
trading names with other groups, and no such exchange was made
Corson-Finnerty, Director of Development and External Affairs
Out welcomes reader contributions. Short, timely letters
on University issues will be accepted by Thursday at noon for
following Tuesday's issue, subject to right-of-reply guidelines.
notice of intention to submit is appreciated. --Eds.
Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 3, September 10, 2002
September 10, 2002
Volume 49 Number 3
Major General in the U.S. Marines has been named as Penn's
House--the community service hub--has a new
the Convocation last Wednesday, the President
welcomed the new students to campus with words of wisdom.
Research Administration--is intended to streamline processes
related to sponsored research.
a new authentication system is coming to campus to improve network
security and protect privacy online.
last academic year? The Models
of Excellence program seeks nominees whose notable achievements
went above and beyond the job expectations.