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May 1, 2003

Senate elects new officers, Bircher wins presidency

Nicholas G. Bircher, an associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine, has been elected president of the University Senate for 2003-2004.

Succeeding Bircher as the Senate’s vice president will be Irene Hanson Frieze, a professor of psychology, business administration and women’s studies. Josephine E. Olson, a professor of business administration and economics, has been re-elected as Senate secretary.

Their one-year terms begin July 1.

Elected to Faculty Assembly for 2003-2006 were:

Jay W. Sukits of the College of Business Administration; Ellen Ansell, education; the English department’s Philip K. Wion, representing the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) humanities division; Robert Daley of computer science and Lewis Jacobson of biological sciences, representing the FAS natural sciences division; Michael Goodhart of political science and Janelle Greenberg of history, representing the FAS social sciences division; Roger R. Flynn, information sciences; Kevin Deasy, law; Guy Salama, medicine; Steven H. Belle, public health; Tracy M. Soska, social work, and Marian C. Hampton, University Library System.

Assembly members’ terms begin July 1. Members serve the first year of their three-year terms on Faculty Assembly. During their second and third years, they serve on both the faculty-only Assembly and on Senate Council, which includes faculty, staff, students and administrators.

— Bruce Steele

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