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Following more than two years of planning and a 1996 Board of Governors
commitment to a new human resource information system (HRIS) on campus,
the University has begun the process of replacing the current human
resource and payroll system (HRS) with another from PeopleSoft Canada.
In June, President Ivany and Rev. Martin Komolmas, president of Assumption
University, Bangkok, signed an agreement to develop a program for
marketing graduates of that University's School of Business.
Dr. Derek Wyman, a research associate in Geological Sciences, U of S, from
1994 to 1997, is the 1997 recipient of the Geological Association of
Canada's prestigious William Harvey Gross Medal.
Our new vice-presidents Drs. Michael Corcoran and Michael Atkinson,
arrived here in August and began familiarizing themselves with their
Beneath a sunny sky full of puffy white clouds, 1,000 or so faculty,
staff, students, and youngsters turned out on June 18 to help mark the
University's 90th anniversary in the form of a campus picnic in the Bowl.
This summer, Dr. Simon Wood left his position as president and CEO of UST
Inc., having begun the position in January of 1997.
When former U of S ecology professor Stan Rowe moved from Saskatoon to his
retirement paradise of New Denver, BC, in 1990, he didn't plan on spending
his golden years in a jail cell.
Last month, Saskatoon sculptor Ed Gibney completed a sculpture as part of
the 10th Annual symposium of the Prairie Sculptures Association (PSA) held
On Friday, September 19, the University of Saskatchewan Libraries will
open a two-part exhibition celebrating the University's 90th anniversary
in the Saskatchewan context.
The Biology Building is fairly crawling with cockroaches. Professor Cedric
Gillott acknowledges that all three levels of the building are "inundated"
with the unwelcome insect.
The Division of Audio Visual Services (DAVS) has again received national
recognition for high quality media production.
This fall, Department of Religious Studies and the Department of
Philosophy are introducing a series of lectures on religion and ethics.
As a result of two B of G-approved recommendations from the new Fees
Authority (FA) on campus, instructors have new fee guidelines to
The University's 50-member Wind Orchestra is back from performing at the
1997 WASBE [World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles] in
Schladming, Austria, as well as in venues in France and Germany.
Because the Sunday Report debate epitomizes the respective sides in the
debate (regarding both the SFU matter and sexual harassment generally), we
thought it worthwhile to re-present them here, for those who missed the
July 20 broadcast.