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All committees of the Board of Trustees play important roles in the daily management of Gallaudet and the welfare of its students, faculty, teachers, and staff. The Executive Committee is particularly prominent in the watchful and responsible oversight of the University because it has the authority between board meetings to exercise all powers of the board except those required by law or the Bylaws to be exercised by the full board. Appointments to the Executive Committee carry one-year terms.
The following is a list of board members on the Executive Committee:
Dr. Benjamin SoukupChair (reappointment)
Ms. Cheryl HeppnerSecretary (new appointment)
Mr. Duane HalliburtonMember-at-large (new appointment)
Dr. Harvey GoodsteinVice Chair (reappointment)
Ms. Pamela Lloyd-OgokeMember-at-large (reappointment)
President T. Alan HurwitzEx officio
Roberto E. Wirth, E-’74 & H-’09, passed away on June 5 in Rome, Italy. Mr. Wirth was owner and managing director of the Hotel Hassler in Rome, one of the most prestigious family-owned hotels in the world, and owned several other hotels and resorts throughout Italy. He was a strong advocate for deaf people in...
Alumnus Timel Benton has signed a contract with the Bay Area Panthers of the Indoor Football League (IFL). Benton, who graduated last month, is the first Gallaudet Bison to sign a professional football contract since Tony Tatum signed on with the Utah Blaze in the now-disbanded Arena Football League (AFL) in May 2013. Benton was...
James Caverly, ’11, who plays Theo Dimas in Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building, will play Professor Harold Hill in the Olney Theatre Center’s summer production of Meredith Willson’s Tony-winning musical The Music Man, which opens tonight and runs through July 23. The show’s official opening is on Thursday, June 23. Sandra Mae Frank, ’13,...
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