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10 October 2001 |

UCOP sets 2001-02 academic salary scales
Academic salary scales for 2001-02 have been announced by UC Office of the President. The scales, which took effect Oct. 1, provide .5 percent adjustments to non-represented titles.

For librarians and student employees who are exclusively represented, application is subject to requirements of the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act.

Academic salary scales for lecturers and other non-Senate instructional unit members who are exclusively represented are the subject of ongoing collective bargaining negotiations and will be published upon resolution. A new scale for the title faculty fellow researcher will also be published upon resolution of the negotiations.

Visit to view the academic salary scales for 2001-02. E-mail for information.

Faculty research abroad program
Applications are now being accepted for the 2002-2003 Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Program.

The program provides funds to U.S. universities for their faculty to improve area studies and language skills by conducting research abroad for periods of 3 to 12 months. Proposals focusing on Western Europe are not eligible.

The program supports travel expenses, stipends and an allowance for research expenses.

For information about faculty member eligibility, visit www.ed.bov/offices/OPE/HEP/iegps/fra.html or call 642-0672.

The application deadline is Oct. 15.

Submit questions for nuclear dangers forum
The Institute of International Studies has established a Web site related to the upcoming Chancellor’s Forum on Nuclear Danger and Global Survival.

Titled “Nuclear Weapons after Sept. 11: Terrorism, Geopolitics and International Responses,” the forum will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, at Boalt Hall. The Web site — — contains information on the scheduled speakers and links to related interviews, documents, timelines and background materials.

Members of the public may also use the site to submit questions, via e-mail, that they wish the speakers to answer at the event.

The Chancellor’s Forum on Nuclear Danger and Global survival is dedicated to the memory of Alan Cranston, former U.S. Senator from California, whose lifelong concern was the control and abolition of nuclear weapons.

Free car wash for campus parkers
Campus parking permit holders will soon receive a mailing from Parking and Transportation with information on programs and services.

Included in the mailing is a coupon for a free car wash from Berkeley Touchless Car Wash. Permit holders can redeem the coupon for an Ultra Car Wash, a $19.95 value, anytime through June 30, 2002.

The “Ultra” wash includes interior and exterior cleaning of the vehicle, an under-body wash, a poly-bond waxing and a tire rim scrub. Touchless Car Wash is located at 2176 Kittredge St., at Oxford, and is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Campus group holds symposium on aging
Prominent gerontologists and industry scientists will share information on advancements in the field of aging at the New Science of Aging Symposium and Fair, 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, in 2040 Valley Life Sciences.

At the day-long event, experts will discuss the body’s aging process and what can be done to postpone or even reverse the effects of growing old. Visit for a complete list of speakers and to register.

Annual campus garage sale set for Oct. 18-19
An assortment of campus surplus items, including furniture, computers and clothing, can be purchases at the Excess, Surplus and Salvage fall garage sale, Thursday, Oct. 18 and Friday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The sale takes place at the Marchant Building, 1000 Folger St. in Berkeley, near Ashby and San Pablo Ave. Cash or check payments will be accepted. All sales are final.

The auction traditionally preceding the garage sale has been postponed until spring 2002. For information, call 642-1186.

Library begins e-mail notification
Beginning Oct. 29, pick-up, recall and overdue notifications from campus libraries will sent to book borrowers via e-mail.

Faculty, staff and students with an e-mail address in the Library’s patron database will automatically receive e-mail notification.

Visit to add or remove your name from this database or change your address. Postcards will continue to be sent to those with no llisted e-mail address.

For information, call 642-3403.


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