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Volume 49. No. I I April 21, 2010
In this issue:
Don't Quit Your Day Job
Just make it work for you
Finals Got You Stressed?
Get the Rites of Spring full
International Photo Awards
Get the full spread.
Lost about "Lost?"
See what Wendy Wong
"African Queen" on DVD
See the classic reviewed.
Looking for the Funny
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CAMPUS LIFE 7-11
POLICE, CALENDAR 18
Chancellor Marilyn L. Hanes Elected
BY VINCENT DANGOLOVICH
Madlyn L. Hanes, Chancellor of
Penn State Harrisburg, will replace
John J. Romano as vice president
of Commonwealth Campuses
according to a release on the PSH
website. Hanes, who completes
ten years on the campus 1 July
when she officially takes her new
role, won the position following
a national search, committee
screening and interview with the
university Provost and President.
Following a reccomendation by
President Spanier, the Board of
Trustees officially approved the
position 19 March, 2010.
Hanes looks forward to the
position, according to a recent
interview via email.
"As chancellor I provide
leadership to advance the college's
vision and mission and the
resources to realize our priorities.
I am also the chief steward of
the Penn State brand—a quality
education.. As vice president,
my work will be similar, but
my portfolio of responsibilities
extends to the 19 campuses... and
will involve much more travel."
In addition to the added
responsibility, Hanes also noted
the good fortune of staying with
"The silver lining in all this, is
that I'll still be working with my
colleagues and the college," wrote
Hanes. "As vice president I'll be
working wittr all the campuses."
While the chancellor reports that
she is generous with her time, she
suspects that the new challenges
will take a greater portion of her
time. With 19 campuses falling
under her domain, it seems time
will become, a very precious
"Careful organization and
scheduling, and staying focused
on priorities will be a necessity,"
Before her current role, Hanes
served as the campus executive
officer of Penn State Great Valley,
School of GradUate Professional
Studies and Associate Dean of the
Graduate School. Despite titles,
the VP to be pointed to college's
accomplishments as some of her
VP of Commonwealth Campuses
"I am filled with hope and
anticipation at the start of each
academic year; and, of course,
at graduation ceremonies, I feel
enormous pride in our students'
accomplishments when they walk
across the stage to receive their
diplomas. I will remember these
times, in particular, with great
fondness. I have always felt and
will continue to believe that the
truest measure of our success as
a college is the success of our
students and alumni."
Replacing Hanes as Interim
Chancellor will be Dr. Mukund
Kulkarni, Senior Associate Dean
Pictured above from is Madyln L Hanes and
for Academic Affairs. The
process of finding the full time
chancellor will include a national
announcement of the position, a
search, interviews with a screening
committee, and a meeting between
the final candidates'and the PSH
community of advisors, students,
When asked about leaving PSH,
the chancellor gave credit to all
the people who have Contributed
to the college and those who
made her experience fulfilling
with Penn State.
"These last ten years at the college
have been the most enjoyable of
Kulkarni at last year's Convocation.
my professional career. My time
here has been rewarding both
personally and professionally. I
have made lifelong friends and
colleagues. I am grateful for
the many community members,
alumni and donors who have
given generously of their time,
talent and treasure; and students
who, in my time, have become
accomplished and dedicated
alumni. But most of all, I am
grateful that I will remain linked
to the college in my new role."
Based on an interview conducted
by Jenna DeNoyelles, Editor in
Chief of Capital Times.