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President Huddleston Authors Essay on Elevating Sustainability for Online Publication


President Mark Huddleston is one of 10 university presidents who contributed to the 2013-2014 edition of “Presidential Perspectives”, a higher education leadership series, now in its eight year, written by college presidents for college presidents.

Two-Year Tuition Freeze for In-State Students, Thanks to Funding Restoration by Legislature


Shortly after the legislature restored funding for the University System of New Hampshire to $69 million in the first year of the new biennium and $84 million in the second, the system’s board of trustees voted unanimously to freeze tuition for in-state students for two years, which will help thousands of New Hampshire students and families. This is the first time in 25 years the board has voted to freeze in-state tuition. 

Applications Being Accepted for Interim SR. VP For Academic Affairs


The provost and vice president for Academic Affairs is accepting applications and nominations for the position of interim senior vice provost (SVPAA), to serve from Aug. 2013 through June, 2014, while a national search is conducted in the upcoming academic year. 

New Scholarship Fund Established for Students in College of Life Sciences and Agriculture; First Five Recipients Named


Five students studying in the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture have been selected as the inaugural class of Marble Scholars for the 2013-2014 academic year. 

The Marble Scholars is a prestigious new scholarship program created through the estate gift of Marilynn K. Rumley, a UNH alumna who graduated in 1952. Through her estate gift of more than $1.1 million, the Charles F. Marble Scholarship Fund was created to provide scholarship support to students enrolled in the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, with preference given to students from New Hampshire. 

Sibling Aggression, Often Dismissed, Linked to Poor Mental Health


“It’s not fair!” “ “You’re not the boss of me.” “She hit me!” “He started it.” 

Fights between siblings – from toy-snatching to clandestine whacks to being banished from the bedroom – are so common they’re often dismissed as simply part of growing up. Yet a new study from researchers at UNH finds that sibling aggression is associated with significantly worse mental health in children and adolescents. In some cases, effects of sibling aggression on mental health were the same as those of peer aggression. 

Faculty and Staff: Show Your Stuff at the Employee Art Exhibit


John Godsman lloking at art

Opening reception, 2008, “In the Company of Artists” exhibition. Staff art participant, John Godsman, looking at “Enchanted Chess” by Holly Harris.

Soldiers’ Names to Be Added to War Memorial


The names of three soldiers who lost their lives while serving their country will be added to the War Memorial in the Memorial Union Building Thursday, May 23, at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

Located on the third floor of the MUB, the Memorial Room honors all New Hampshire residents from World War I through the present who died in military action.

ECOCat Vehicle Selection Calculator Released


Last year, UNH’s “fleet” – the 300-plus transit and non-transit vehicles on campus – traveled a total of 1.6 million miles, racking up more than $624,000 in fuel costs and emitting 1,500 tons of carbon dioxide, the equivalent of 18 tanker trucks filled with gasoline or the electricity used in one year by more than 200 homes. 

Professor Dismissed


After an extensive review of the facts, Provost John Aber has determined that it is appropriate to terminate the employment of Marco Dorfsman, associate professor of Spanish, effective May 17, 2013. Dorfsman admitted to intentionally lowering the student evaluations of another faculty member. This serious breach of ethical standards constitutes moral turpitude that cannot be tolerated at UNH. 

N.H. Businessman Named UNH’s 2013 Paul College Entrepreneur of the Year


Paul HollowayThe Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics has named New Hampshire entrepreneur and philanthropist Paul Holloway the 2013 Paul College Entrepreneur of the Year.

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