New top Jay preps for season
The word "family" holds a prominent place above the message
board in the men's lacrosse team's locker room these days.
The term has become a familiar refrain for Blue Jays
players and coaching staff alike this off-season and has
come to symbolize a growing unity among the team.
The principal purveyor of this family
ethic is new head coach Dave Pietramala. Since being handed
the head coaching reins in June, Pietramala says he and his
staff have focused on building relationships with the
Pietramala (pronounced Petra-mala), a 1990
Johns Hopkins graduate, is a firm believer that to get the
most from a player, you must first win his trust and
Director named for new
A university-wide search committee has selected Ray Gillian,
currently with the University of Maryland, College Park, to
head up the new Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative
Action Programs. Gillian assumes the title of assistant
provost and director, and will report to the provost.
The new university-wide office will bring
together and expand upon the current Affirmative Action
Program, disability services and Sexual Harassment
Prevention and Resolution Program.
The assistant provost will provide
leadership and direction to the university's efforts to
promote institutional equality and a diverse Hopkins
community. The primary responsibility of the post is to
assure that the university's programs and procedures comply
with federal, state and local laws and regulations related
to affirmative action and equal opportunity.
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