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“Think Globally, Act Locally*
September/October 2011
St. Andrews University
Melissa C. Hopkins ’00
Director of Communications
“St. Andrews is now St. Andrews
This announcement by St. Andrews
President Paul Baldasare was made dur
ing the campus’ Founders’ Day
Celebration Thursday afternoon,
attended by the Board of Trustees, fac
ulty, staff and students.
This inaugural Founders’ Day marks
the 50^^ anniversary of the College’s
opening and first day of classes on
September 22, 1961.
“In recent years, the Board of
Trustees and a Faculty-StafF Task Force
have studied the pros and cons of
changing the college’s name to St.
Andrews University,” said Baldasare.
“Becoming a university is consistent
with our plans to add graduate level
programs to the curriculum, expand
on-line educational opportunities for
adult learners, and recruit and attract
more international students.”
Guess Who?
St. Andrews
President Paul Baldasare stands in front of the St. Andrews University banner during the Founders’
Day celebration Sept. 22. The banner was donaud by Andrea Cinanni-Wihon and her company
Southern Sign Cmnpany of Wilmington,
Board chairman David Burns added, “Changing our name to become a
“Given the increased competitiveness in university will not change who we are,
the higher education market place and nor will it in any way lessen our part-
the new opportunities we are planning nership in education with the
to make available for students in the Presbyterian Church (USA),” said
future, this change to University status
makes great strategic sense.” (See SAU, Page 2)
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contain a photo or two of a
current employee from their
youth. Leam more about the
employee pictured at left on
page 11.
Inside this issue....
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Lance Exclusives
Pages 9-11
Arts Alive
Pages 12-15
Pages 16 - 17
Coming Attractions/
Classifieds/The Buzz
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