Wednesday, April 16, 2008

A few more stories the great Meterites didn't publish this year

Consultant hired for Women's Center

Spring concert overpriced, under-hyped

Monday, April 14, 2008

Just a few of the stories the great Meterites didn't publish this year

Hefner denied tenure, applies for South Carolina State University presidency
Unlawful guns on campus not uncommon
--Va. Tech anniversary
Class presidencies least popular SGA posts
Summer school on the rise
Africana Studies head retires
Career Center director to retire
College of Arts and Sciences dean to retire
Cracked, uneven tennis courts not fixed
Gentry to get new seats
Disbursed student activity fees less than collected
--$365K of $1.26M accounted for
University spends $27M, excluding salaries
International travel awarded from $180K in student fees
NCAA review under way
$6M Women's Center leaps over other priorities
Football coach rebuked
Field house off table
Webster asks alums for field house money
The Meter wins Online Pacemaker
The Meter wins regional awards
Meter photographer wins first place twice
Newspaper's 18 awards down from 28
Newspaper budget still short, event to raise money
NABJ, alumni, others donate to The Meter
Newspaper cuts issues to 27 from 41
Faculty salaries vary widely, few raised
Low-producing programs in jeopardy
Employee honored for working at TSU for more than 55 years
College loan scams on the rise
Referendum landslide shows students want right to vote for Mr. TSU
Votes support raising $140 student activity fee
Forensics tourny means no classes for 2 days
Forensics wins big in London, Texas
Research VP resigns
Officials call for 2% '08-'09 budget cuts
Third try for Communications head now in dean's hands
--He's not bound by faculty and student preferences
Intelligence Studies seeks new director
Depts have approved posts they don't fill
Freshman play foiled by copyright snafu, unfit stage
Student Affairs bulks at media questions
Ousted nursing students get attorney
Pageant correographer sacked, hired by winning contestant
More students doing work study off campus
Test performance, federal funding down
Presidential candidates' platforms for college students
Wright's anger at America familiar to students
No suggestions in electronic box
Required GPAs boosted
Athletes opt for extra year of eligibility
Banned activities still common outside Boyd
Mascots not hyping crowds
Interdisciplinary Studies is fastest-growing major
Spring concert slated for Gentry
Midterms to precede spring break next year
Freshman Week extended again
Alumna says Graduate Co. lying about helping her
Few sign up for emergency text messaging
University fundraising lackluster
Teacher of the Year nominations
Distinguished Teaching Award nominations
Blue and White Awards Aug. 22
Campus boasts 2 multimedia work stations
Faculty development pushed to Student Affairs
New leader cracks down on Greek weeks launched with faculty in control
Band director calls students "niggas"
Lawsuits filed against university
Wireless access spotty
Students no-shows at university committee meetings
Woes of Banner's first year
Office renovations take toll
HBCU newspapers face censorship, funding issues
Chief of staff makes major decisions
Developmental courses popular, revised
Student fist fights common at events
No university image plan yet
Quality enhancement plan down to 3 choices
Student Affairs sets goals of apartments and professional experiences
University falls off rankings, stops publicizing
TSU prof leaves American Baptist College to marry student
Faculty Senate opposes research faculty track
Faculty Senate chairs to serve two-year terms
Asamani to be next Faculty Senate chair
Faculty Institute delayed, shortened
Faculty Handbook still in revision
Senate Constitution still in revision
Faculty Senate to use $50K provost gift for faculty travel
Online courses only reason enrollment up
Students react to Obama's 'bitter' comment
Campus comedian stirs up audience
Students fail SGA certification
Campus shooting aftermath
Sports Zone reopens
Sports Zone closes?
Commencement speaker unknown
Prez Johnson descrepencies clarified
Adviser assigned to extra class, less advising
Admin offices see more students during extended hours
Tigers in MTV's Choose or Lose online coverage
High school graduations bring revenue
Counceling Center gets new head, focus
Library moving to 24 hours?
Dorms to get faculty fellows, RAs out
Blue Ribbon safety plan unfunded, unimplemented
First-year Students Program director out
Hankal Hall to be torn down
Ideas still circulating for The Hole
Riverfront development on horizon
Land purchases near both campuses?
Facilities plan to be completed by July
Departments fail to have "required" 2005-2010 strategic plans
Johnson leads TBR presidents in travel hours, costs
School chronically late paying bills
AKAs could return in fall

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