Timeline 2001-2002

Dean Knowles announces he will step down from his position as FAS dean at the end of this academic year to return to teaching. He has served as dean for 11 years.

Feb. 13


Dunster and Mather House dining halls close for breakfast and lunch after an outbreak of a stomach illness that hospitalized at least 16 students who had eaten in the two dining halls.

Feb. 16

Associate Professor of Linguistics Bert Vaux alleges he is being illegitimately shut out of the tenure process due to lack of respect within FAS and the linguistics department for his field of specialty, and e-mails “two or three dozen” students.

Feb. 19