In Brief: September-October 2003

  • Roy. J. Bostock '62 is heading a thirteen-member committee to search for the university's next chancellor for health affairs, who also will serve as the president and chief executive officer of the Duke University Health System. Bostock, a founding member of the DUHS board of directors, retired from Duke's board of trustees in July after twelve years of service, including the chairmanship of the trustees' business and finance committee. He is chairman emeritus of BCom3 Group Inc., one of the world's leading advertising and marketing communications holding companies. Charles B. Hammond, E.C. Hamblen Professor and former chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology, will serve as vice chair. The rest of the search committee includes Duke trustees, faculty and staff members, a student representative, and a representative from the Durham community.
  • Jeffrey T. Glass is the new director of the Master's in Engineering Management program at the Pratt School of Engineering and professor in the electrical and computer engineering department. The program offers advanced training in engineering project management, finance, and marketing. He comes to Duke from Case Western Reserve, where he held the Joseph F. Toot Jr. endowed chair in the Case School of Engineering and was co-director of the Institute for the Integration of Management and Engineering.
  • Karla F.C. Holloways's book Passed On is one of five nominees for the second annual Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in Nonfiction. Her book won the 2003 Eugene M. Kayden Press Book Award, given to the author of the best book in the humanities published by an American university press. Passed On also received the College Language Association Research and Book Award. Holloway is dean of faculty and dean of humanities and social sciences.

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