Alton L. Taylor, professor of Education, and Dudley J.
Doane, director of the Summer Foreign Language Program, presented
a paper on Attending Summer School and Shortening the Time
to a Bachelors Degree at the 23rd annual European
Association of Institutional Research in Porto, Portugal, in September.
Sylvia V. Terry, director of the Peer Advisor Program,
made a presentation on Peer Advising: The Link Between Admissions
and Retentions, on the Office of African-American Affairs
Peer Advisor Program, at the 14th International Conference on
the First-Year Experience held in Honolulu in July.
Dr. Lawrence H. Phillips, vice-chairman of the Department
of Neurology and the T. R. Johns Professor in neurology, was named
president-elect of the American Association of Electrodiagnostic
Medicine at its annual meeting earlier this month in Albuquerque,
N.M. Phillips will be installed as president in the fall of 2002
for a term of one year.
R. Scott Jones, chair of surgery at the Health System,
will become 82nd president of the American College of Surgeons
(ACS) at the Colleges annual Clinical Congress on Oct. 11
in New Orleans. Jones has chaired the surgery department at the
Medical Center since 1982 and has been the S. Hurt Watts Professor
in surgery since 1991. His term as president of the ACS will be
for one year.
The School of Nursing Alumni Association will present its Distinguished
Professor Award Oct. 27 to Judith K. Sands and its Excellence
in Teaching Award to Reba Moyers Childress. The Distinguished
Professor Award recognizes superior accomplishments in teaching,
research and service. The Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes
outstanding teaching and clinical training for undergraduates.
The awards will be presented during the schools Parents/Family
Robert D. Linder, deputy director of U.Va.s Northern
Virginia Center in Falls Church, has received Phi Delta Kappas
2001 Distinguished Service Award for his work in education.