2009 Campus Announcements

Budget update from President Reveley

William & Mary President Taylor Reveley sent the following message regarding the proposed state budget to faculty, staff and students on Dec. 22, 2009. - Ed.

An update on strategic planning

Provost Michael R. Halleran and Vice President for Strategic Initiatives Jim Golden sent the following message to the College community regarding the ongoing strategic planning process. -Ed

H1N1 Vaccination Clinic

Anna Martin, vice president for administration and chair of the Emergency Management Team, sent the following note to the College community on Nov. 19.

H1N1 Vaccination Clinic for Students

Ginger Ambler, vice president for student affairs, sent the following message to students on Monday, Nov. 16. - Ed.

Weather update: Nov. 13

The College of William and Mary will open two hours late on Friday, November 13.

Weather condition update

William & Mary Provost Michael Halleran sent the following message regarding the weather to the campus community Thursday - Ed.

W&M BOV to meet Nov. 18-20

The William & Mary Board of Visitors will meet Nov. 18-20, 2009, in Williamsburg, Va., in Blow Memorial Hall.

Homecoming 2009: A superb weekend

The following e-mail message was recently sent to alumni by Karen Cottrell, executive director of the William & Mary Alumni Association. -Ed

Anna Martin's Oct. 30 note regarding the flu

Anna Martin, vice president for administration and chair of the Emergency Management Team, sent the following note to the College community on Oct. 30 - Ed.

Reveley: State of the University is promising

From a historic building boom and an intense strategic planning effort to a record year of giving and superb faculty, staff, students, and alumni, William & Mary is moving powerfully forward.

Anna Martin's note regarding the flu

Anna Martin, vice president for administration and chair of the Emergency Management Team, sent the following note to faculty and staff on Oct. 2.

BOV resolutions regarding new appointments, tenure and leaves of absence

The William & Mary Board of Visitors recently approved resolutions at their September 2009 meetings regarding the appointment of instructional faculty members, the appointment of professionals and professional faculty members, the confirmation of academic tenure, designated professorships and faculty leaves of absence.

W&M Board of Visitors schedule changes

The William & Mary Board of Visitors will alter its meetings schedule this week so that officials can attend Friday's funeral services for former Board member Harriet Storm ('64).

BOV to meet Sept. 16-18

The William & Mary Board of Visitors will meet on Sept. 16-18, 2009, in Williamsburg, Va., in Blow Memorial Hall.

W&M remembers former BOV member Frank Batten

Frank Batten, Sr., former chairman of Landmark Communications and longtime supporter of William & Mary, passed away Thursday morning after a prolonged illness.

Rector Wolf message announcing Town Hall meeting

William & Mary President Taylor Reveley and Rector Henry C. Wolf, Board of Visitors will hold a campus conversation Sept. 8, 2009 in Chesapeake Room C of the Sadler Center.

W&M to test emergency siren on Sept. 2

The College of William and Mary will test its emergency alert system Wednesday Sept. 2, 2009. The drill, which will be conducted at 12:15 p.m., will include both a test of the campus-wide siren system and the mass notification messaging system.

President Reveley's financial update

President Taylor Reveley sent the following financial update to the William & Mary community on July 10, 2009. - Ed.

Tribe football great Lou Creekmur dies

The William & Mary football great Lou Creekmur ('50) passed away July 5, 2009. The NFL Hall of Famer was a member of the school's first two New Year's Day Bowl teams ('48 & '49).

Campus message regarding H1N1 (swine flu)

Anna Martin, vice president for administration and chair of William & Mary's Emergency Management Team, sent the following message regarding H1N1 to the campus community.

Farmville native earns Beales Family Scholarship

The College of William & Mary and Walter R. Beales III announced today that Evan French, a graduate of Prince Edward County High School in Farmville, Va., is the recipient of the Harriett Pittard Beales Scholarship at William & Mary for academic year 2009-10.

Dean Strikwerda announces new Dean for Educational Policy

Carl Strikwerda, Dean of the Faculty in Arts and Sciences at William & Mary, sent the following e-mail to A&S faculty and staff regarding the appointment of Teresa Long, Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, to Dean for Educational Policy.

W&M to test emergency siren June 3, 2009

The College of William and Mary will test its emergency alert system Wednesday June 3, 2009. The drill, which will be conducted at 12:15 p.m., will include both a test of the campus-wide siren system and the mass notification messaging system.

BOV finance subcommittee to meet May 21

The investments subcommittee of the William & Marf Board of Visitors Committee on Financial Affairs will meet on Thursday, May 21, 2009, in the Board Room in Blow Memorial Hall

Tom Brokaw to deliver 2009 Commencement address

Longtime "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw, one of the most highly regarded figures in broadcast journalism, will receive an honorary degree and deliver the main address at the College of William & Mary Commencement Exercises on May 17, 2009.

Campus informational message regarding swine flu

Anna Martin, vice president for administration and chair of William & Mary's Emergency Management Team, sent the following informational message to the College community Tuesday regarding the swine flu. -Ed

BOV resolution on the 'Lemon Project'

The following is a resolution that was passed by William & Mary's Board of Visitors in April 2009 concerning the "Lemon Project."

William & Mary switches to recycled paper

William & Mary's Office of Procurement, in collaboration with the Committee on Sustainability, announces that it has changed the College's preferred type of general purpose copier/printer paper from a virgin 0% recycled option to a 75% recycled content paper.

W&M statement on Kate Puzey ('06)

The following is a statement from the College of William and Mary on the tragic death of Kate Puzey ('06).

'Global Inquiry Group' will study biofuels and algae

Professor Elizabeth Canuel of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and colleagues have received seed funding from the College of William and Mary to establish a multidisciplinary study group to explore the use of algae as a source of biofuels.

Admission video prompt earns gold medal

William & Mary's Office of Admission recently won acclaim for the video prompt they created last year to inspire prospective students as they fill out their College application.

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Provost Search Committee names finalists

The Provost Search Committee announced three finalists selected in their nation-wide search to fill the post of William and Mary's chief academic officer.

Emergency Siren Test

The College of William and Mary will test its emergency alert system Thursday Jan. 29, 2009.

BOV to meet Feb. 4-6

The Board of Visitors at the College of William and Mary will hold its regular meeting in Williamsburg Feb. 4-6, 2009.