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Magazine article Phi Kappa Phi Forum

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Compiled by Editor Peter Szatmary and Intern Hannah Sillivan

Numerous Phi Kappa Phi members assumed new academic duties:

Nancy H. Blattner (Fontbonne University), President, Caldwell College. Immediate previous position: Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs, Fontbonne University. Blattner served as Regent on Phi Kappa Phi's national board of directors from 2004-07.

DeWayne Bowie (University of Louisiana-Lafayette), Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management, University of Louisiana-Lafayette. Promoted from Registrar. Bowie is also immediate past president of the school's Phi Kappa Phi chapter.

Susan Conner (University of West Georgia), Provost, Albion College. Immediate previous position: Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Florida Southern College.

Marsha Dowell (University of Alabama in Huntsville), Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of South Carolina Upstate. Promoted from Dean, Mary Black School of Nursing.

Jeronima Echeverria (University of North Texas), Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs of the California State University system. Immediate previous position: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at California State University at Fresno.

Douglas Epperson (The Ohio State University), Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, Washington State University. Immediate previous position: Associate Dean for Administration for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Iowa State University.

Steven D. House (Elon University), Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Elon University. Promoted from Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Kenneth Hoyle, Jr. (North Carolina State University), Vice President of Student Services, Central Carolina Community College. Promoted from Dean of Students.

Dean Van Galen (University of WisconsinWhitewater), Chancellor of University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Immediate previous position: Vice President for University Advancement, University of West Florida.

Mary Ellen Mazey (Wright State University), Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Auburn University. Immediate previous position: Dean, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, West Virginia University.

Philip Repp (Michigan State University), Vice President for Information Technology, Ball State University. Promoted from Interim Vice President for Information Technology.

Carol Shanklin (Kansas State University), Dean of the Graduate School, Kansas State University. Promoted from Interim Dean.

Timothy W. Tong (Oregon State University), President of Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Immediate previous position: Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, George Washington University.

Sixteen of the 278 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships announced in March went to Phi Kappa Phi members:

* Joseph M. Azzarelli (Montana State University)

* Kevin Roy Burgio (University of Connecticut)

* Carmeline Joan Dsilva (Carnegie Mellon University)

* Aleksey Dvorzhinskiy (University of Delaware)

* Rebecca Getman (University of Kansas)

* Shatakshi Goyal (Boise State University)

* Rachel Mary Lee (University of ArkansasFayetteville)

* Rebecca Long (University of Alabama)

* Alexander Jacob Meeske (University of Connecticut)

* Goran Micevic (Iowa State University)

* Matthew Charles Naglak (University of Arkansas-Fayetteville)

* Aaron Thomas Neal (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

* Joshua Ryan Niska (Arizona State University)

* Miorel Lucian Palii (University of Florida)

* Swati Varshney (Carnegie Mellon University)

* Elana Viola (University of Rhode Island)

Nearly 1,100 college sophomores and juniors were nominated for Goldwater Scholarships by their school faculties in the national competition that encourages excellence in math, engineering and the natural sciences. …

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