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Marissa Ditkowsky


Hodes delivers address to Class of 2013 grads

Family, friends, alumni, current students and the candidates of the graduating Class of 2013 gathered in the Gosman Sports and Convocation Center to witness the 62nd annual commencement ceremony on May 19, during which 850 bachelor's degrees, 803 master's degrees and 93 doctorates were awarded.

Hose, seven faculty to retire; Whelan to take on position at Emerson

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Michaele Whelan is leaving Brandeis after 12 years to take over as the chief academic officer at Emerson College, a position comparable to that of provost, according to Whelan. Associate Vice President of University Affairs Dr. John Hose and seven other faculty members will be leaving the University and retiring from academia. "I've gotten to know all of the faculty really well, and I came in here because the faculty were so extraordinary, and just really talented, dedicated people," said Whelan in an interview with the Justice. "[Provost] Steve Goldstein ['78] is really a big ideas person, really visionary," said Whelan.

Univ changes policy, will charge fees for overloading courses

Last Wednesday, University Registrar Mark Hewitt announced via email that a change in policy will require students who plan to enroll in over 23 credits worth of courses to pay an additional fee. "Starting with Fall term 2013, students who are approved to enroll in more than the 22 credit maximum will be charged additional tuition for any credits beyond 23.

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