Sunday, May 5, 1996

May 1996 Regents Report

Work on projects totaling more than $2.7 million was approved by the Sam Houston State University board of regents in their two-day meeting that ended Friday, according to Today@Sam. On Thursday the board voted unanimously to name Dr. Bobby K. Marks, who has served as interim president of SHSU since October 16, 1995, as the only finalist in their search for the university's 11th president. Other action taken by the board included:

Thursday, May 2, 1996

Old Main China on Display at Austin Hall

Today@Sam tells the story of the set of dishes in Austin Hall that bear an image of Old Main and the anachronistic legend, Sam Houston Normal Institute. The collection of wayward porcelain took almost half a century and a roundabout route in returning to its Huntsville origins. How the dishes found their way home is a story in itself, but a little background history is needed first.