harp tones wafted across the Lawn on the last day of classes
as harp teacher Heidi OGara, (third from left) and students
Samantha Wittchen (from left), Molly McClain and David Tyndall
performed in front of Old Cabell Hall. We thought it would
be a great study break, OGara said. A lot
of students dont get to hear harp music.
Ray Smith to step in as interim July 1
Darden's Snyder named dean at Chicago
University of Chicago announced May 8 that Edward A. Snyder, the
dean of U.Va.s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration,
will become dean of its school of business on Sept. 1.
took the Darden School job in July 1998, becoming the sixth dean
in the schools 47-year history.
Ted Snyder came to the University, he laid out an ambitious plan
for raising the profile of the Darden School in several key areas,
said University President John T. Casteen III. We are grateful
for his leadership in fundraising, in strengthening corporate relationships,
in tapping into the latest technologies and in integrating entrepreneurial
expertise into the classroom. He has made extraordinary contributions
to the University.
Ray Smith, the Tipton Snavely Professor of Business Administration
and executive director of the Darden Foundation, will serve as interim
dean during the search for Snyders successor, Casteen said.
Smith will lead a search committee, to be named immediately. Full
Kuhlmann-Wilsdorf named Inventor of the Year
By Charlotte Crystal
Kuhlmann-Wilsdorf, whos been teaching physics and materials
science for more than 40 years, has been named Christopher J. Henderson
2001 Inventor of the Year for her improvements to industrial machinery.
U.Va. Patent Foundation is recognizing her research and six patented
inventions relating to electrical brushes, simple but critically
important parts of most motors and generators. They establish the
electrical connection between an outside power source and the rotating
part of machinery, electrically linking moving and stationary objects,
such as an electric train and an overhead electrical cable. Full
Casteen announces actions U.Va.
will take on recent athletics task force report
of Virginia President John T. Casteen III announced plans May 4
to address the recent recommendations of the Strategic Planning
Task Force on Athletics in a meeting with U.Va. coaches and senior
athletics department officials.
divided the recommendations into two groups academic and
financial. He assigned those related to athletes academic
success to Peter W. Low, the Universitys provost and chief
academic officer, and to Carolyn M. Callahan, the Universitys
veteran NCAA faculty representative who chaired the athletics task