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District manager for Dining Services resigns

Paul Krouse, the general manager of GW’s Dining Services, resigned his position last week, said Victor Younger, senior food fervices director.

Krouse oversaw food services at GW’s main campus and Mount Vernon campus, Mount Saint Mary’s College and Georgetown University Law School as the D.C. district manager for Aramark. Krouse’s resignation will not affect food services on GW’s main campus, Younger said.

There will be no change here at the GW level, he said.

Younger currently assumes food service responsibilities on GW’s main campus previously held by Krouse. Ray Giambuzzi is working out of Philadelphia as the interim D.C. district manager.

Deputy Treasurer John Schauss was unavailable for comment.

-Russ Rizzo

JCFS seeks nominations for GW award

The Joint Committee of Faculty and Students is seeking nominations for the 24th annual GW Award. The award is given to individuals who have made exceptional contributions to advance the University, according to a University press release.

Some of the criteria for determining the contributions to GW include utilizing GW’s geographical and historical relationship to the capital, the development of students’ abilities and maintaining a balanced program, among others.

People can nominate or recommend a member of the GW community to the Dean of Students Office. Nomination forms are available in the Student Activities Center and on the first floors of the Academic Center, Marvin Center and Rice Hall. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. Friday.

Board of Trustees elects two new members

Two local technology executives were elected to GW’s Board of Trustees at its Feb. 11 meeting, according to a University press release.

American Online Technologies President Raymond Joseph Oglethorpe Jr., a GW alumnus, and Lydia W. Thomas, president and CEO of Mitretek Systems, Inc., were both named to the board.

Oglethorpe received a master’s degree from GW’s School of Business and Public Management in 1969. He has worked for many prominent companies including IBM and Pfizer. He joined AOL in 1994 and now leads the department that maintains the integrity of the backbone of AOL’s service.

Thomas leads a non-profit systems engineering company. Thomas also serves on GW’s Virginia Campus Advisory Board.

-Steven Postal

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