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Friday, May 12, 1995

Food services staffer is mourned

Robert Schaefer, who worked for 25 years in UW's food services department, died Wednesday, the result of cancer. He was 56.

"Bob's last day at work was his twenty-fifth anniversary at UW," reports Mark Murdoch, director of food services. "During his entire career here Bob was the head meat cutter in the commissary. In addition to his talents as a butcher, baseball coach and father, Bob's cool temperament helped the commissary staff weather many storms. I will miss Bob's wise counsel and ever-present smile."

Schaefer is survived by his wife, Doreen, and four daughters. Visitation is today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home in Kitchener; the funeral will be held at Schreiter-Sandrock tomorrow at 1:30 p.m.

Well, here's the name

UW's senate holds its monthly meeting on Monday night, and on the agenda is the naming of the recently overhauled Campus Centre. It comes to senate for "information and discussion", before the board of governors is asked to give approval in early June. Says the senate agenda: "The name being put forward is The Student Life Centre."

Also on the senate's agenda, by the way, are report from four nominating committees that are currently at work. They're looking at the position of dean of applied health sciences, dean of arts and dean of graduate studies -- the incumbents are eligible to be reappointed in all three cases -- and the new post of vice-president (university research). The reports to senate will come in confidential session; if decisions have been reached, they won't become public until after the board of governors gives its approval. The board meets June 6.

Voice mail at the colleges

Two more of UW's church colleges have announced the introduction of new voice-mail systems as of the beginning of May.

At St. Paul's College, the automated phone service is at 885-1465. The main switchboard number remains 885-1460.

At Renison College, the automated service is at 884-4404. The main switchboard remains 884-4400.

Happening on Mothers' Day weekend

Polkaroo and friends come to the Humanities Theatre tomorrow: "Polka Dot Door Live" shows are set for 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Kids and adults alike pay $8 a seat (tickets from the Humanities box office, 888-4908).

The Outers' Club has a beginning-of-term barbecue happening on Saturday at 12 noon at Columbia Lake (free burgers are promised), and a hike along the Bruce Trail in the Milton area on Sunday (meet at the Campus Centre parking lot at 10 a.m. for car-pooling).

One thing that's not happening is the scheduled Saturday night darts tournament in the Graduate House, which has been cancelled for lack of entries.

Chris Redmond
Information and Public Affairs, University of Waterloo
(519) 888-4567 ext. 3004

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