Gonzaga president to leave post . . . Gonzaga University President Jesuit Father Edward Glynn will immediately leave the university because of 'philosophical differences on governance,' said the chairman of the school's board of trustees.

'Notwithstanding our philosophical differences on governance, we thank Father Glynn for the many fine things he has done this past year,' said James Jundt, board chairman. 'His efforts in the areas of institutional reorganization, race relations and improved communication with faculty and students have been significant. I know I speak for the entire board and university community when I thank Father Glynn for his service to the university and wish him well in his future assignments.'

The search for a new president will start right away and an acting president will be named next week.



Justice to appeal reprimand . . . Washington State Supreme Court Justice Richard Sanders plans to appeal a reprimand he received last week from the Commission on Judicial Conduct for delivering a one-minute speech at the 1996 March for Life.

Sanders said he was simply exercising his right to free speech and said he wouldn't have been punished if he'd appeared at an abortion-rights gathering. He said that other judges have publicly spoken about issues such as abortion rights and haven't been punished.





Silent retreats offered . . . Loyola Renewal Center will offer two eight-day directed silent retreats this summer. The first will be June 23ñJuly 2, and the other July 6-15. The retreats will include daily meetings with one's retreat director, times of extended prayer and an atmosphere of quiet and solitude. Directors are Loyola staff and guest directors. Cost is $360 for eight days. Arrangements can also be made for shorter retreats during those times. To register, or for more information, call Loyola at 777-2225.



Conference concentrates on midwifing monastic life . . . Benedictine Sister Joan Pokorny, from Queen of Angels Monastery in Mount Angel, was among the 92 Benedictine women who recently attended the American Benedictine Conference in Kansas.

'It was truly inspirational and encouraging to be among this energized group of Benedictine monastic women planning and preparing into the new millennium,' said Sister Pokorny.



New medical director at Providence. . . Providence Health System has named Anne Nedrow, M.D., as the new medical director for its Regional Women and Children's Program. Nedrow is a board certified internist who has been on the staff of Providence St. Vincent Medical Center for 12 years and is in private practice with The Portland Clinic.



International organization honors Portland student. . . Nine-year-old Vaughn Brown who has a profound hearing loss and is also legally blind, has been named a recipient of a 1997 Oral Hearing Impaired Section Youth Achievement Award by the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, and international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Brown is a third grader at Tucker-Maxon Oral school in southeast Portland.



Singles group ready to meet. . .Holy Trinity has a singles group providing information and encouragement to single, separated, divorced, or widowed Catholics on current topics. The last meeting will be held June 1 beginning with a potluck at 5:30 p.m. Those with questions are encouraged to call Jean Phillips at (503) 641-0328.



Workshops offered . . . The Long Term Care Division of Providence Health System is presenting 'Legal Issues For Those Anticipating Retirement.' The workshop, helping adults 50+ understand current legislative and economic trends in social security, Medicare and other topics will be held June 17 at 5:30 p.m.to 7:00 p.m. at the Multnomah Athletic Club. There is a $15 fee.

Also being offered is a workshop entitled 'RENEWAL '97: A Retreat for Family Caregivers,' which will be a day-long program designed to inform, inspire, and support persons who provide supportive care to aging family members. The workshop will also take place at the Multnomah Athletic Club June, 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There is no fee for this workshop. For more information on both workshops call (503) 215-6048.



Corrections . . . William Dillard will be ordained to the diaconate at 10:30 a.m. at St. Rose Church in Portland.

• Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Goedert lives at the archbishop's mansion in Chicago. His name was misspelled in last week's Sentinel.

• The weekly liturgy at Camp Howard is not a Mass.



Event to focus on seniors' health . . . A 'National Senior Health and Fitness Day,' is planned for May 28 at two locations. It will feature relays, games, educational information, prizes and snacks.

The event is sponsored by Providence Health System, Milwaukie Center and Mittleman Jewish Community Center. It will take place at Milwaukie Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at the Mittleman Jewish Community Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Call (503) 216-2076 for more information.



College presents awards, unveils new center . . . In 'Celebrating Science' on May 15, Marylhurst College unveiled its new Harry A. Merlo Science Center. The center is the cornerstone of a $3.2 million renovation of the college's Flavia Hall.

Also, two community leaders were honored at the college's annual awards dinner: the late Kenneth Ford, who was a philanthropist and president of Roseburg Forest Products; and Mary DeMartini, a longtime Portland volunteer.



Jesuit dedicates student plaza . . . This week Jesuit High School is dedicating its new William E. Hayes Student Plaza. This addition is named in honor of the school's president for the past 13 years. During this time the school has moved from all-male to co-ed and has a $21 million expansion under way.



U of P gives baseball awards . . . Here are the 1997 University of Portland Baseball team award winners: Andy Hazlett, most valuable player; Jeff Beeler, most inspirational; Hazlett and Brian Graham; co-best hitters; and Hazlett, best pitcher.



University to host traditional Japanese dance . . . The University of Portland will host a benefit performance of traditional Japanese dance at 7 p.m. May 29 in the campus' Buckley Center Auditorium.



International family conference set at 'Family land'. . . Perhaps the nation's largest and longest international family conference series is scheduled to begin June 19 at Catholic Familyland, an 850-acre complex owned by the Apostolate for Family Consecration.The series of eight major conferences focuses on the theme 'Preparing Families for the Third Millennium,' and will host more than 80 speakers and enertainers from all over the United States and various parts of the world.



Jesuit grads to appear in production. . . Kevin Novack and Michael Becker both recent graduates of Jesuit High School, will be appearing in Whitman College's final production of City of Angels this evening, May 23.