The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, April 29, 1992, Page 3, Image 3

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    Policy aids dual-career couples
By Sarah Scalet
Staff Reporter
The University of Nebraska-Lin
coln Academic Senate approved in
|j principle Tuesday
a policy of respon
siveness to dual
career couples at
J ,, , its last meeting of
gmUg the academic year.
SENATE In a dual-career
- coup|c bO|h part
ners work, which makes relocation
Assistant Vice Chancellor for
Academic Affairs Liz Grobsmith, who
presented the draft of the policy, said
the proposal was in response to spe
cific concerns of some incoming fac
ulty members.
The Dual Career Program would
help partners of faculty members, who
need not be legally married, find
employment both at UNL and within
the community.
In addition to helping partners find
employment, the program would of
fer qualified partners one-year fac
ulty fellowships.
With the approval of the depart
ment, qualified partners would have
the opportunity to interact with col
leagues, attend seminars and have a
base to pursue continuing employ
The policy was referred to the
executive committee for further dis
In other business, George Tuck
stepped down from his position as
senate president. He is replaced by
Royce Ballinger.
Sally Wise, an associate professor
of law and director of the law library,
was elected president-elect of the
senate. Wise will assume the presi
dency in one year.
Tuck said she was the first woman
named president-elect, as far as he
Union Board shuffles groups orrices
By Sarah Duey
Staff Reporter
Despite the protests of about 20
RHA supporters, the Nebraska Union
_Board voted Tues
day to move the
association’s of
fice to a smaller
space in the un
In an open fo
rum before the
vote was approved, Matt Hammons,
Residence Hall Association president,
said such a move would restrict the
But board members approved
moving RHA’s office out of its cur
rent space and into a smaller office
because the union needed more meet
ing space, they said.
Frank Kuhn, assistant director of
Nebraska Unions, said the move would
benefit the association.
“Whether they know it or not, RHA
will be much better served than they
think in room 237,” Kuhn said.
Gary Doyle, president of the Uni
versity Program Council, said that
because his organization was sup
ported by student fees, it needed to be
moved from room 200 to the first
floor so it would be more accessible
to students.
Judith Kriss, interim coordinator
of the Women’s Resource Center,
spoke in favor of moving the center
from room 117 because she thought
the organization could use more flex
ible space.
The board approved both moves.
DEADLINE: MAY 15, 1992
Renewal notices are being mailed to current student, faculty,
and staff permit holders to renew and sign up for their parking
permits for the upcoming academic year. As in the past year all
UNL parking facilities require a permit 24 hours daily. «
This will be your only opportunity to purchase your parking
permit through the mail. If you did not have a permit for the
current year or do not receive a renewal notice in the mail
contact UNL Parking Services at 2-3553.
Applications for reserved and non-reserved parking permits
will not be accepted through the mail after May 15, 1992.
Students who renew their permits through the mail may pick
them up at the City Campus Union Lobby, August 20, 21,24
and 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Faculty and staff permits will be
mailed during August.
Students, faculty and staff who want a non-reserved parking
permit and fail to meet the May 15, 1992 deadline may purchase
a permit over the counter at the Parking Services Office from
July 20 through August 14 or at the Bob Dcvancy Sports Center
August 20 and 21, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and August 24 and 25, 8 a.m.
to 8 p.m.
Continued from Page 1
attracted good people, and it’s impor
tant we continue to do so.”
Although Blank is the incumbent,
he said he did not consider his re
election a foregone conclusion and
was traveling throughout the large
District 7 to share concerns about the
university with citizens.
“I think I’ve contributed over the
last six years, but I have more to
contribute,” he said. “The board is
more cohesive and really willing to
“I’m looking forward to the next
six years — if the voters want me
Continued from Page 1
Osborne said the money was not
necessarily pegged to cover Sima
nck's medical bills. It also could cover
suffering from her injuries and lost
wages from the time she was unable
to go to work, he said.
“It is to be used in any way (the
Simaneks) sec fit,” he said.
Kathy Simanek said she was un
sure how the money would be used.
The decision, she said, lies with her
In addition to letters and the money
raised at this weekend’s game, Sima
nck said her daughter had received a
kx of support in her hometown, Mai mo.
The citizens of Malmo sponsored
a benefit dance and an auction of
donated items several weeks after the
attack to raise money, she said.
Simanek said citizens of the neigh
boring town of Weston also spon
f sored a benefit auction and dance for
her daughter.
“The local community has been
extremely supportive,” she said.
Beginning midnight Monday
11:52 a.m. — Backpack stolen,
Nebraska Union, SI07.
12:01 p.m. — Backpack stolen,
Nebraska Union, SI72.
12:05 p.m. — Bike stolen, Burr
Residence Hall basement, $364.
1:17 p.m. — Bike stolen, Hamil
ton Hall. $425.
4:52 p.m. — Book bag stolen,
Nebraska Union, $98.
8:47 p.m. — Watch stolen, Mabel
Lee Hall, $200.
10:21 p.m — Bike stolen, Manter
Hall, $310.
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