Archive for July, 2007

Important Dates/Events

Fall bills sent to parents — July 31 Waiver of health insurance premium due — August 31 New student orientation — August 31-September 3 Fall tuition/fees due — August 31 Move-in day for returning students — September 3 Fall Semester Classes begin — September 4 Nobel Conference: “Heating Up: The Energy Debate” — October 2 […]

GLA on summer "hunting" expedition

The Gustavus Library Associates is shooting for success in its plans for this fall’s “A Royal Affair*Razzle Dazzle!” Activities. Planning, which could include you, consists in tracking down auction items and donors, exploring corporate sponsors and other financial assistance, and scouting for the perfect decorations and accessories for the evening’s decor. The goal of the […]

Need a Good Summer Read?

Each summer, incoming Gustavus students are asked to complete a “Reading in Common” book that will be discussed during New Student Orientation and, for some students, during their First Term Seminar course. The Reading in Common selection for 2007 is Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the […]

The College Search Timeline

If you have a younger child looking to go to college, no matter where they are looking, there are some basic steps that most students follow in making a selection. Each student’s college search timeline is different. Families start the process at different times, people visit campuses at different times, and students are admitted throughout […]

Football Stadium Progress

Construction is well underway on the new football stadium. The timeline continues to be in place to play the first game of the 2007 season on the new field on Sept. 8. To monitor the progress, check out the live construction cam at Football Stadium.

New Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs Begins

Gustavus welcomes Dr. Mary E. Morton to campus as its new provost and vice president for academic affairs. Morton, who holds a doctorate in biochemistry from Dartmouth Medical School and has extensive experience in academia, assumed this leadership position July 2. In her role as chief academic officer, she oversees academic programs and strategic planning […]

Commencement 2007 Available as Webcast

The Commencement exercises for the class of 2007 are now available online at Commencement 2007. If the full ceremony is too long for you to watch, check out the 30-second time-lapse video at Commenecement Time Lapse.