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(April 11, 2002, Gazette)

Dr. Judith Adler was named head of the Department of Sociology for three years effective Aug. 1. The appointment was made by the Board of Regents.

Lois Batemen was named head of the Division of Science at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College effective Sept. 1. The appointment was made by the Board of Regents.

Dr. Wade Bowers was named associate vice-principal (research) at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College effective June 1. The appointment was made by the Board of Regents.

Dr. John Buffinga was named acting head of the Department of German and Russian for the period May 1, 2002 to April 30, 2003. The appointment was made by the Board of Regents.

Dr. Alice Collins was named acting dean of Education from Feb. 19 to June 30, 2002. The appointment was made by the Board of Regents.

Elizabeth Icenhower
was appointed head, Bibliographical Control Services, in the QE II Library, effective June 1. The appointment was made by the Board of Regents.

The Ennis Sisters, made up of Memorial students Maureen, Teresa and Karen Ennis, have been nominated for a Juno Award as best new country artist/group. The Junos are Canada’s annual music industry awards program, hosted this year by the city of St. John’s.

Dr. Gerald L. Pocius, Folklore, recently participated in a planning session on Intangible Heritage for the Policy Branch of the Dept. of Canadian Heritage in Ottawa. Pocius prepared an issue paper on intangible heritage for the department for these consultations, part of planning for new heritage programs that will be considered by the federal cabinet.

Dr. Noel Roy was named head of the Department of Economics for three years starting Sept. 1, 2003. The appointment was made by the Board of Regents.