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University Council will begin academic year with new chair

At the Aug. 13 meeting of University Council, members learned that Dr. Philip Allen, chair, will resign from the body, effective Aug. 31. Ruth Nine-Duff, vice chair, will fill the remainder of the chair’s term, which ends on Aug. 31, 2020.

Allen, a professor of psychology, is now director of research administration and no longer a member of the American Association of University Professors bargaining unit. His appointment to UC was through Faculty Senate as a faculty representative.

In his remarks to UC, Allen noted in particular his hope was that “faculty, staff and the administration would come together in the spirit of shared governance to address current issues of conflict.”

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Help for students with academic or personal issues

College can be stressful for students as they balance academics with their lives outside of the classroom.

The University has a team of professionals ready to help students experiencing:

  • academic issues (missed assignments; poor grades on exams, assignments and projects; repeated absences from class, etc.),
  • mental health issues (depression, anxiety, substance dependence, etc.),
  • financial issues, and/or
  • personal problems (relationships, social contentedness, roommate compatibility, homesickness, etc.)

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