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Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2005 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter


Grammy Award Nomination
Assistant Professor of Voice and mezzo-soprano Margaret Lattimore received a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Classical Small Ensemble Performance category Dec. 8. The recording for which Professor Lattimore has been nominated is of John Harbison's "Mottetti Di Montale" featuring Collage New Music with David Hoose, conductor and mezzo-soprano Janice Felty on the Koch International Classics label. The Grammy Awards will be held Feb. 8 in Los Angeles and televised on CBS. For more information visit

Community Brick Builder Award Winners
Chrisy Lochary, a senior fine arts major, received a Community Brick Builder Award Nov. 21 for her leadership of the student-run Alternative Breaks, a Volunteer Clearing House program. Lochary is now serving her second year as the AB Board president and has demonstrated dedication to enhancing the college experience of her peers.

Shelly Bacon, associate director of Advising for the College of Arts and Sciences, received a Community Brick Builder Award Dec. 5 for her efforts in making students feel welcome and well treated during their time at CU-Boulder. She has quietly made her impact as an advocate for undergraduates.

The Facilities Management Environmental Services Team – Custodial, Recycling, Solid Waste and Integrated Pest Management – will receive a Community Brick Builder Award Dec. 22 for their dedication to the community and for providing a clean, safe and healthful environment for faculty, staff and students.

For information on the Building Community Campaign Community Brick Builder Award visit the Building Community Campaign: Nominations web site.

Distinguished Professors Named
Three faculty members were named distinguished professors by the CU Board of Regents at their Dec. 8 meeting. The prestigious designation is the highest honor bestowed by CU on its teaching faculty and was awarded to Barbara Engel, professor of history; Fred Glover, professor of business; and Richard Jessor, professor of psychology in the Institute of Behavioral Science. They join 28 other CU-Boulder faculty members named distinguished professors since the Board of Regents established the designation in 1977.

Dennis Van Gerven Teach-A-Thon
Dennis Van Gerven, anthropology professor and Honor's Program director, delivered a one-man Teach-A-Thon at Old Main Chapel Nov. 7. Van Gerven's marathon session exploring the nature of race, sex, disease and more began at 11 a.m. and continued through midnight as a benefit for three local nonprofit organizations: the Boulder County AIDS Project, the People's Clinic and Boulder County Safehouse.

Web Coordinator Jan Autrey Retires
Jan Autrey, web coordinator for the office of Web Communications, will retire at the end of December after 18 years with CU-Boulder. Autrey began as a typesetter for Publications in January of 1988. She headed Printing Services customer service and worked as a print designer in Student Affairs Communications. Autrey learned HTML while with SACS and moved into the area of web design and production. Her many talents, most especially her wonderful sense of humor, will be missed by her University Communications co-workers.    

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