The public phase of the campaign - which marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of the arboretum - will begin Saturday with a free concert on the grounds of the botanical garden. The concert, "Music for All Seasons," will run from 4 to 7 p.m. and will feature three local music groups.
Philip A. Bean, a former academic and residential dean at Harvard, was recently named associate dean and director of academic resources at Haverford College. He is one of five associate deans who oversee student life at the college. The college has 1,138 students.
In his new position as director of academic resources, Bean will advise students about various grants and scholarships.
Bean recently received a fellowship to support his research on the personal papers of James S. Sherman, who was vice president in the Taft administration.
He had been a member of the Harvard administration since 1997, the last two years as an academic and residential dean. He was also a lecturer in history and literature.
A native of Utica, N.Y., Bean earned his bachelor's degree from Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. He earned another bachelor's as well as a master's degree from Oxford University.
He earned another master's degree and his doctorate from the University of Rochester. He lives in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia.
L. Jay Katz, an ophthalmologist from Radnor, was recently named codirector of the glaucoma service at Wills Hospital in Philadelphia. He is an attending surgeon in the department.
In his new position, he will oversee all educational and administrative aspects of the department. He has also been named director of the hospitals' clinical fellowship program.
A longtime advocate of glaucama treatment programs, Katz received an "honor award" from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has also cowritten several books on the field and serves on numerous advisory boards and speakers' bureaus.
Katz has been affiliated with the hospital since 1984. He completed a fellowship in ophthalmology at the hospital and joined its staff in 1986. He earned his medical degree from Yale University Medical School in 1979.
Cara Jenkins, 1999 West Chester Henderson High School graduate, recently completed an undergraduate fellowship program at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Va.
Jenkins, a senior at the college, took part in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, a national program. It is designed to allow undergraduates to conduct original research in a range of fields including literature, environmental science and biology.
Jenkins, a sociology major whom college officials described as a "classic" student activist, focused her research on why students become involved in campus activities. She is president of the student government association and is this year's director of the Children's Miracle Network Dance Marathon, a student-run philanthropic organization.
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