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VOL. 23, NO. 22APRIL 24, 1998

Kofi Annan, Lauren Bacall Will Receive Honorary Degrees May 20
New graduates celebrate on Low Plaza.—See FULL STORY.

Libraries, AcIS to Receive Additional $35.9M Plus
Will Fund More Staff, Book Storage, Network

The University has committed $35.9 million in additional capital and operating funds for the University Libraries and AcIS (Academic Information Systems). Additional major investments will be made as further capital requests totaling $72.1 million are reviewed during the University’s ongoing capital funds allotment process, which will not be completed for several more months.—See FULL STORY.

Next Issue:  The next issue of the Columbia University RECORD will be dated Wed., May 20, Commencement Day. The issue will be available on campus on Tues. May 19. Calendar deadline is Tues., May 12.