Summer Roundup

Chief, 4 police employees investigated Following an investigation into the UTD Police Department, the police chief resigned in May and four UTD police employees were put on administrative leave June 5. UTD Police Chief Colleen Ridge resigned May 11 after being on administrative leave since April 16 during the investigation....

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Orion info leaks

Information Resources said an Aug. 8 processing error may have exposed students’ directory information, class schedules and charges for the upcoming semester. The issue was corrected Aug. 10. Vice President Jim Gary said a programmer working on converting UTD’s student information system gave student accounts access privileges that should have...

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PD exits mount

In the last three months, reportedly 13 police employees have either been let go, put on leave or left of their own accord, raising the strain on a department battered by investigation. What started as a 14-page employee complaint in April led to the police chief being put on leave,...

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Digging in

Digging in

Despite a vote to change the mascot’s name, it might be premature to say chef Temoc’s goose is cooked. At an Aug. 18 Student Government (SG) meeting, Vice President for Student Affairs Darrelene Rachavong announced that UTD President David Daniel would be seeking more student input before officially casting aside...

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New chief search narrows to three

Search committee recommendations are in, selection announcement imminent After a final round of mid-August interviews with UTD police employees, student leaders and members of the search committee chaired by Vice President for Student Affairs Darrelene Rachavong, UTD will soon have a new chief of police. From an applicant pool of...

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The lead on student services

Construction of the new $27 million Student Services Building will be complete by fall 2010, centralizing the offices spread across campus for student services. The Student Services Building will be a four-story building that houses many of the departments currently in McDermott Library including the Career Center, International Student Services...

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