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TCNJ Provost Emeritus Passes Away

Dr. Gordon I. Goewey, provost emeritus, died on December 18, 1999, at the Princeton Medical Center. Dr. Goewey began his tenure at The College as vice president for academic affairs in 1972 and was promoted to executive vice president and provost in 1978. He retired from The College in 1984. Dr. Goewey was known for his compassion, his warm personality, and his commitment to providing high-quality education at The College. Born in Troy, NY, Dr. Goewey began his career in education in 1949 at the State University College of Arts and Sciences at Geneseo, NY. There he held successive appointments as professor and chair of the music department, director of summer sessions, and dean of graduate studies.

Among his professional activities, Dr. Goewey was actively involved with the Resource Associates of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, and was a member of various professional and honorary organizations including the American Association for Higher Education and the American Association of University Administrators. Dr. Goewey was active in the community as a member of the Trenton Rotary Club, as president and board member of the Trenton Torch Club, and as vice president and board member of the George Washington Council of Boy Scouts. Dr. Goewey is survived by his wife, Marie, her daughter and son, Mary Jo Townsend of New Jersey and John Huening of Florida, and his son and daughter, Todd of Florida and Lynne of New York.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees recently approved two new majors and a minor. A new interdisciplinary master's degree in educational technology will be offered beginning in fall 2000. This program will prepare teachers through pedagogical applications to become leaders in the integration of computer technology. The Board also approved a new undergraduate major in Women's and Gender Studies beginning in fall 2000. In addition, a minor in art history will be offered beginning in spring 2000.