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March 4, 2004
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Dr. Ford Bursey was named assistant dean for Continuing Medical Education in the Faculty of Medicine, for a three-year period, effective Jan. 1, 2004. The appointment was made by the Board of Regents.

Dr. Alice Collins, Memorial’s dean of education, has been named honorary chairperson for the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association’s Education Week 2004.

Mary Dalton, English, has been named one of three finalists for the Winterset Award for Excellence in Newfoundland Writing for her book of poetry Merrybegot. The Winterset Award was established in memory of the late Sandra Fraser-Gwyn, a long-time advocate of Newfoundland culture.

Dr. Michael deRoche had his term as acting head in the Department of Classics extended for four months, effective Jan. 1, 2004, to allow for completion of a search. The appointment was made by the Board of Regents.

Dr. Roberta Hammett
had her term as associate dean of graduate programs in the Faculty of Education renewed for a three-year period, effective Feb. 16, 2004. The appointment was made by the Board of Regents.

Dr. Gary Jeffrey had his appointment as acting associate dean of undergraduate programs in the Faculty of Education to be extended for the period from Jan. 1 to June 30, 2004, to allow for completion of a search. The appointment was made by the Board of Regents.

Dr. Desmond Robb was appointed chair of the Discipline of Laboratory Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine, for the period from Dec. 15, 2003, to Aug. 31, 2007. The appointment was made by the Board of Regents.

Dr. Graham Shorrocks
, English, has been elected vice-president of the Société Internationale de Dialectologie et Géolinguistique (SIDG)/International Society for Dialectology and Geolinguistics (ISDG).

David Vardy, interim director of the Public Policy Research Office, had a scholarship established in his name by the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada. The Vardy Scholarship in Arts and Science is valued at $3,500.


 


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