Swat summer news roundup

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

Associate Dean for Student Life Tedd Goundie leaves Swarthmore after twenty years to become Dean of Students at Bates College, Assistant Dean Myrt Westphal assumes his duties… Construction begins on Parrish Hall, hiding former Admissions Office behind temporary walls; Admissions moves to Whittier Place for the present…”Frodo” and “Gollum”, robots designed by a team of Swarthmore students and professors, claim first place at American Association for Artificial Intelligence competition…New Dorm remains nameless, but opens on time, complete with air conditioned halls; work on lounges still scheduled to be completed in the coming months…Much loved Dining Services worker Andre Singleton, known for his friendly demeanor and for always having a kind word for a student having a bad day, passes away…ITS upgrades servers, plans to institute “three strike” policy for illegal network file sharing…College welcomes 365 freshmen to campus in beautiful but hot and humid weather…Orientation Week culminates with students voluntarily cramming themselves into LPAC Cinema for annual screening of “The Graduate”…


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