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June 2006 || Volume 34 || Number 3

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EXCELLENT TO EXTRAORDINARY
President Brian C. Mitchell’s new strategic plan sets the groundwork to take Bucknell to the next level by focusing on the academic core, the residential learning experience, diversity, building bridges, and financial strength.— Bob Gaines

A FOND FAREWELL
Bucknell president for 11 years and a faculty member for another 11, Gary Sojka retires from teaching to spend more time working with sustainable agriculture, the environment, and a number of local charities, just to name a few. — Brian Watson ’01

MARKET LEADERS
The Student Managed Investment Fund manages assets worth $385,000 with impressive results. As of March 28, the SMIF portfolio generated a return of 21 percent since May 31, 2005, versus a return on the Standard & Poor’s of about 9 percent.— Rick Dandes