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THE PAUW WOW VOL. LXXXII, NO. 11 SAINT PETER’S COLLEGE STUDENT NEWSPAPER SINCE 1933 35 YEARS IS ENOUGH MARCH 10, 2010 Housing Application 2010-11 Goes Online Dean Petriello Plans Retirement, Dr. Goldberg Named Replacement BY SAMANA BHATTA Staff Writer ’12 FRANK DEMICHELE Dr. Velda Goldberg is currently a Professor and the Chairperson of the Physics Department at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. BY MIKE MURCIA Editor-at-Large ’12 Effective July 1, 2010, Dr. Richard Petriello, after 35 years of service to the college community, will be stepping down from the position of academic dean. Dr. Velda Goldberg will be replacing Dr. Petriello as the dean of the college of arts and sciences/school of business administration (CAS/SAB). “When it comes to the criteria of a candidate for this position, we wanted someone who has been a professor for at least 10 years, and has chaired or headed a department for at least 5 years,” said Dean Petriello. The Academic Dean also requires an earned doctorate degree and the reliability of being a support system for the faculty, students, and the diversity found in all aspects of the college. According to Dean Petriello, “a very lengthy search process that started last year led to the final decision.” According to Dr. David Surrey, head of the college’s search committee, the College hired R.H. Perry, a search firm, to place an ad for the position and screen the initial candidates. R.H. Perry then passed over 30 names to the Search Committee which also included Dr. Virginia Bender, Dr. Gerome Gillen, Dr. Peter Gotlieb, Dr. Maryellen Hamilton, Dr. John Hammett, and Dean Petriello. The committee It’s that time of the year again. All the resident students and commuter students wishing to live on campus next semester are talking about the room selection process and housing. Almost all the residents want apartment style housing, and most of them have preferences as to where they want to live and with whom. But, believe it or not, room selection process is one of the toughest jobs that the Office of Residence Life (ORL) has to carry out, and it is not quite possible to fulfill every student’s desires. The students who went through the room selection process last year know exactly how big of a chaos the process can turn out to be. So, the ORL has come up with a new online system for the Room Selection process, which is expected to lessen the confusions and smoothen the process. The students have been divided into six groups for the online application, which is completely merit based. The first three groups are the rising seniors, the rising juniors, and the Continued at Pg. 5 INSIDE THIS ISSUE : OPINION PAGE 3 NEWS PAGE 4 VARIETY PAGE 6 ARTS PAGE 10 Continued at Pg. 5 SPORTS PAGE 14

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