H. George Frederickson, the Stene Distinguished Professor of Public Administration, has been chosen by the American Society for Public Administration to give the Donald Stone lecture at its annual meeting in March. The title of his lecture is "Bureaucrats Without Borders." Frederickson also received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Social Equity by the Wilder School of Government and Public Administration of Virginia Commonwealth University. The award was presented in February at the sixth annual conference of the Standing Panel of Social Equity in Governance of the National Academy of Public Administration, Richmond, Va.
Deborah Ludwig, director of enterprise academic systems and interim director of digital initiatives, and Becky Schulte, university archivist, presented "The Preservation of a Campus: A Cooperative Grant Project with a Digital Product" as part of a talk during the Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference held in Atlanta, Ga., on Feb. 24. KU received a $130,000 Getty Foundation grant for planning the preservation of significant historic buildings, sites and landscapes. Three units are creating a unique digital resource around this preservation initiative: Design and Construction Management, Scholarly-Digital Initiatives and the University Archives in Kenneth Spencer Research Library.
Donna Liss, associate vice provost for information services, and Beth Forrest Warner, assistant vice provost for information services, presented "Visualizing the Value of IT: People, Technology, Services and Processes" on Feb. 21 as part of a talk during the 2007 EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference in Austin, Texas.
Holly Mercer, coordinator of digital content development, and Sarah Goodwin-Thiel, digital imaging librarian, presented "Jumpstarting a Project through Internal Collaboration: Improving Access to Library Collections" during the 2007 EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference in Austin, Texas, on Feb. 21.