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From the President - December 2014


Presidential Ponderings

We are in the middle of October. UT has snatched defeat from the jaws of victory in Dallas; Baylor won the basketball game against TCU with 24 unanswered points in the last 11 minutes, Ole Miss and Mississippi State are angling for a showdown at the end of the season. It has been a strange fall sports season as even my alma mater (Albion College, Michigan) played basketball, winning 77-22 this past weekend (October 11)! But October means that it is time for the December Bulletin and allows me some more time to ponder.

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From the Editor - December 2014


Making The Sausage

A few months ago, during a discussion of various things with Lisa Krueger, our Design Editor, the conversation turned to the printing of the Bulletin. She suggested that I visit the printers and take a look at exactly how the Bulletin is prepared. As I am always interested to learn something about which I know virtually nothing, I jumped at the opportunity. This month, I’d like to share a bit about the company and people responsible for taking the digits that we provide and transforming them into the Bulletin that we look forward to receiving early each month.

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