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Image 9 of Kentucky Alumni, vol. 74, no. 1, Spring 2003

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T A . - A f »=; . i ‘» · 5 A " if —_ _ “ A, " ;· - , » { ·· ’—. .. 3 _ A i;}Q_i#¤·* ’:A‘ i ,`-, F ‘ `; A 1 _ i L if .1.; l;», — . - 2 $‘· > —. ‘` ?`> ,;.1 ‘ “ - `V_V= . ‘ F _ °‘`` ‘ . - ~ B . *7 ¤ ‘·A» J 2% · i;.4 ‘ . *€A < ‘‘` I i < “ I -‘“ ~ ` L F9 · E , _. ‘·· .. ·*·-·· - ._ . _`,; ii. j A — » — . 'V‘‘ lt U K ·i‘‘’ ‘ G gi, . AY? .- . .. · _.._ M _ VY —'»“ V ’```_` . v »VV.. . .» · °· ifi ·»-` ‘ [ Fitness Center Opens New Dean . Constructed entirely with funds from student fees at a cost of $15.3 million, the Bernard M. of LlbI"EII‘lES Johnson Student Recreation Center opened to the campus community in mid-] anuary. The Caml Pitts Diedrichs an center broke ground in August 2000 and now provides UK a long overdue modern recreation assistant director at libc 1 and workout facility covering 87,000 square feet on two levels adjacent to the Seaton Center. Ohio State University Li_ g The center was developed as a valuable tool to students: central to the educational mission brarics has been named I of the university and promoting active, healthy lifestyle choices. lt is viewed as a way to recruit dean 0% libraries at and retain students and employees, develop leadership and employment opportunities for stu- UK· The appointment dents, and promote wellness and fitness as a way of life. pending approval Of me The Johnson Center houses two aerobics studios; a multi—purpose gymnasium with four bas- UK Board Of Trustees is ketball courts; an elevated, four-lane jogging track and stretching area; a climbing wall; four effective July 1 ` , racquetball courts; and two levels of fitness/weight training. Diedrichs will Ovcrscc The building was named after the “founding father" of the Department of Campus Recre— all UK Libraries includ ation, Bemard "Skeeter" Johnson. Johnson served as department director from 1969 to 1982 mg the William Young l after beginning his career at UK as an instructor in the Department of Health, Physical Educa- Library the Chandler l tion and Recreation in 1946. Medical Center Librar y. the College of Law Li- l brary, the Lucille Caudill l ~ `* Little Fine Arts Library . __ ·- ‘ \ and Learning Center, the . ` _,.. ' Margaret 1. King Library, E _ Q = ·. and other units. j Diedrichs has pub- Q i { ” lished scholarly work in ? l v numerous professional Q I - A it . and academic journals, f · <~ \ ·~`; and in 2001 she was se- i I \¤ , y v lected as a participant in i _ he-2%; P ~ \i;,; _ i the University of Califor- , li A iv ., j . nia at Los Angeles j in _ , i Graduate School of Li- , Q / Y V —i.§- lg? t brary and Information l I "I “ v . ‘ Services` Senior Fellows l ,_ _ ‘ i _ . Program v * u .. ` She received the 2000 j ~~ . _ . j _ · f j Presidential Citation and l wg ’ 1 the 1999 Leadership in ti \ Library Acquisitions v » ` I Award from the Associa- | * `. § tion of Library Collec- ..,,.i T _ · Q vg tions and Technical l j » E E Services of the American l . xm l é Library Association. The l i ` is same organization also -¢ ll ‘ 5 presented her with the l Tim King, director of outdoor pursuits and club sports, demonstrates proper climbing techniques ?5gl;iLJ;cl;§rcYlAWdrf(jll3 l in the Bernard IVI. Johnson Student Recreation Center. . . gm Km O fu i contributions to technical l services by a librarian ` with less than l0 years in j the profession. KENTUCKY Atuivini 7 l