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FYI: New Program Director/NFS, TITUS Texts

Author: Chapin, Paul G

FYI Body: Dr. Catherine N. Ball has joined the U. S. National Science Foundation
as Program Director for Linguistics. Dr. Ball is on leave from
Georgetown University, where she most recently served as Chair of the
Linguistics Department.

Dr. Paul G. Chapin, the former Program Director, remains at NSF, where
he is undertaking a new set of responsibilities related to
interdisciplinary activities and NSF-wide initiatives and

Dr. Ball may be reached at cball@nsf.gov.

Liebe KollegInnen,

von den TITUS-Texten (http://titus.uni-frankfurt.de/ , unter "Textus")
sind einige jetzt auch in HTML-Format vorraetig; weitere sollen folgen.

Beste Gruesse
Agnes Korn

Dear colleagues,

an increasing number of texts on the TITUS server
(http://titus.uni-frankfurt.de/ , see "textus") are now also available
in HTML.

Best regards
Agnes Korn


Agnes Korn
Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft : Tel. + 49 - 69 - 798 22 847
Universitaet Frankfurt : Fax + 49 - 69 - 798 22 873
PF 11 19 32 : http://titus.uni-frankfurt.de
D - 60054 Frankfurt : mailto:a.korn@em.uni-frankfurt.de

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