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October 18, 1996

Faculty and Staff Honors:

-- William M. Reynolds, associate professor of curriculum theory in the School of Education, has been commissioned by David Edwards of Microsoft, editor of Encarta, to write an entry on curriculum for the 1998 version of Encarta. Encarta is a CD-ROM encyclopedia . The entry will include information on the history of curriculum, curriculum differences between nations, and current curriculum trends in the United States. Reynolds' special area of research and teaching is curriculum theory. He is co-author of a book, "Understanding Curriculum: An Introduction to the Study of Historical and Contemporary Discourses" (1995).

-- Jeanenne Rothenberger, associate registrar, was re-elected a subcommittee chair for the American National Standards Institute Accredited Standards Committee at the organization's trimester meeting. The subcommittee is charged with developing data standards in the educational administration area for use in electronic data interchange.

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