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The University Board of Trustees arrives on campus today for its annual two-day October meetings. Agenda items for committee meetings range from an update on recent developments in the Mayor's Scholarship dispute to an overview by Provost Michael Aiken of undergraduate education at the University over the past 20 years. At today's Student Life Committee meeting, Trustees will hear a report on this year's Penn Reading Project and an explanation of recent changes to Escort Service. The meeting will be in the Gates Room of Van Pelt Library from 9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. The Academic Policy Committee, meeting at the same time in Van Pelt's Woody Room, will hear presentations by the deans of the University's four undergraduate schools in addition to Aiken's overview. The University Responsibility Committee, also meeting at 9:45 a.m., will discuss changes the University has made to improve conditions for disabled students. That meeting will be held in the Club Room in the Faculty Club. Later this afternoon, from 3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., the External Affairs and Internationalization committees will meet at the Faculty Club. On the agenda for External Affairs is an update on recent developments in the ongoing Mayor's Scholarship dispute, and a presentation of new admissions brochures the University began using this year. That meeting will be held in the Club Room. The Internationalization Committee, which was formed in June, will discuss recent changes in the University's development procedures in undergraduate education and public relations, as they relate to international students. The meeting will be held in the Tea Room. At its meeting tomorrow, the Budget and Finance Committee will discuss the status of the University's ongoing bid for state funding. The meeting will be held at 10:15 a.m. in the Tea Room. The stated meeting will take place tomorrow from 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Hoover Lounge of Vance Hall. All meetings tomorrow and Friday are open to anyone from the University. (CUT LINE) Please see TRUSTEES, page 5 TRUSTEES, from page 1

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