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K-State Today

May 18, 2012



Committee seeks suggestions for 2013 book selection

By Karin Westman

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The K-State Book Network seeks your recommendations for our 2013 selection!

Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are encouraged to submit their suggestions for the university's common reading program to ksbn@k-state.edu. Recommended titles will be added to the list of books under review this summer by the Book Selection Committee.

Recommendations may also be sent directly to one of the members of the K-State Book Network Book Selection Committee. The committee for the 2013 selection includes:

  • Steven Tolson, Academic Assitance Center
  • Theda Franz, aviation, K-State Salina
  • David Rintoul, biology
  • Christopher Culbertson, chemistry
  • Bente Janda, College of Business Administration
  • Natalie Blair, dean's office, K-State Salina
  • Jen Schlegel, Division of Financial Services
  • Shannon Fisher, Division of Financial Services
  • Jen Schlegel, Division of Financial Services 
  • Warren White, education
  • Melissa Prescott, English
  • Kathleen Behan, family studies and human services, K-State Salina
  • Kevin Blake, geography
  • Toynia Smith, internal auditing
  • Maria Beebe, international student and scholar services
  • Joelle Pitts, K-State Libraries
  • Daniel Ireton, K-State Libraries 
  • Tara Coleman, K-State Libraries 
  • Maria Depaoli, modern languages
  • Nora Lewis, music
  • Jacqueline Walsh, office of the dean, K-State Salina
  • Bret Flanders, physics
  • Rachel Bouza, residence life, K-State Salina
  • Trisha Gott, School of Leadership Studies
  • Jeffrey Haaga, student
  • Stephanie Skinner, student
  • Victoria Brenneis, student
  • Jess Simpson, student support services, K-State Salina
  • Alyssha Munt, student support services, K-State Salina
  • Stephen Kiefer, university honors progam/psychology

As previously announced, the 2012 book selection is Rebecca Skloot's "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks." More information about the 2012 selection, related programing this fall, and previous K-State Book Network selections is available http://www.k-state.edu/ksbn/.