News briefs – Nov. 15, 2012

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Kansas Autism Conference coming to the college

The college and KU’s Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) are co-sponsoring Beyond the Diagnosis: Autism Across the Lifespan Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 in the Capitol Federal Conference Center located in the Regnier Center. The annual conference is designed for caregivers, educators and affected families. Sessions will be conducted by KU researchers and regional experts from several different fields.

Upcoming road closures

The west College Boulevard entrance will be closed for maintenance beginning today, Nov. 15, and scheduled to reopen Sunday, Nov. 25. The maintenance will not affect the warehouse entrance drives. East Frontage Road, east of the construction site for the Hospitality and Culinary building, will be closed for crosswalk repairs starting Monday, Nov. 19 and also scheduled to reopen Nov. 25.

Board of Trustees to select new member

The Board of Trustees plans to select a replacement for Don Weiss, who resigned last month, at a special meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 in the Hugh Speer Board Room (GEB 137). The Board will interview final candidates at that meeting, which follows a previously scheduled retreat beginning at 8 a.m.

The Board will also meet today at 3:30 p.m. to review candidates and narrow the list. Following at 5 p.m. is the regular monthly meeting.

The Ledger will live-tweet developments as they become available. Follow @CampusLedger for up-to-the-minute information. Full coverage of the selected applicant will follow online as well as in Issue 8, coming Thursday, Dec. 6.

Compiled by Jon Parton, jparton@jccc.edu, and Mackenzie Clark, mclark68@jccc.edu

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