Upcoming events that may be of interest to LLSS faculty

College of Languages, Literature and Social Sciences 2011 Holiday Reception
Wednesday, December 14  from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Libbey Hall

Fall Commencement Ceremony
Sunday, December 18 – In The Fortnightly of 12.9.2011 Interim Dean Barlowe wrote:

“In Alice Skeens’ honor, her granddaughter, Kirsten, will carry the mace at UT’s fall commencement on Sunday, December 18. Our college will be highlighted during commencement, and our faculty, who will be seated together directly in front of the platform, will be recognized. Please come to commencement to honor Alice and to represent LLSS and our graduating students. Thank you in advance for coming.

The President of the University and the Board of Trustees have extended a special invitation to LLSS faculty attending Commencement on December 18th. There will be a luncheon after the commencement ceremony in the Grogan Room of the Savage Arena. Reservations are necessary for this special event. Please respond to Debbie Corkins (419.530.4616 or deborah.corkins@utoledo.edu) no later than noon on December 14 if you will be able to attend.”


Remembering Dean Alice Skeens


  • Visiting hours for Dr. Skeens are Thursday, November 17, from 2 to 8 p.m. at Bersticker-Scott Funeral Home, 3453 Heatherdowns Blvd.
  • The UT memorial service for Dr. Skeens is Friday, November 18 at 11am in Doermann Theater

News Items:

Toledo Blade Online Obituary

UT News: Memorial service set for dean

UT News: Dean of Languages, Literature and Social Sciences passes away

The Independent Collegian: College of LLSS dean dies at 75

Dr. Jamie Barlowe named Interim Dean of LLSS

UTNews: Interim dean named for College of Languages, Literature and Social Sciences

The Independent Collegian: Interim dean chosen for College of Languages, Literature and Social Sciences http://www.independentcollegian.com/interim-dean-chosen-for-college-of-language-literature-and-social-science-1.2672995