August 30, 2002
Appointments and promotions; faculty, staff and student honors
Appointments and promotions
Tom Reiter has been named compliance adviser in the student services area of Intercollegiate Athletics, effective Sept. 9. Reiter, head men's basketball coach at Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, Pa., was Purdue's assistant men's basketball coach from 1986 to 1993. While at Washington and Jefferson, Reiter also served as the main compliance contact within athletics and served on many NCAA Division III committees. In his new position, Reiter will monitor recruiting records from all sports, set up and conduct compliance rules education programs, coordinate NCAA coaches certification exams, serve as a contact for professional sports agents, assist with development and maintenance of the compliance Web site, and review and interpret Big Ten and NCAA regulations and guidelines.
Faculty and staff honors
Kwei Tang, professor of management in the Krannert School of Management, received a certificate of excellence from IIE Transactions academic journal for "exemplary service to the quality and reliability focus issues of IIE Transactions." Tang, whose area of teaching and research is quantitative methods, is a department editor on design of experiments and robust designs for IIE Transactions. Tang was one of less than a dozen recipients of certificates of excellence out of more than 200 IIE Transactions board members, department editors and staff. Tang received the award in May.
Purdue student selected as a Congressional Science Fellow
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. ‹ Brian Bowker, a doctoral student in animal sciences under the direction of Dave Gerrard, has been selected as a Congressional Science Fellow.
Bowker's duties as a science fellow will include serving for one year as a legislative assistant for a member of Congress or congressional committee and conferring with the staff on how to deal with scientific issues dealing with public policy. Bowker will officially begin his fellowship in January.
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