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APSU art professors Kell Black, Billy Renkl, Suta Lee, Susan Bryant and Gregg Schlanger, as well as the APSU-Tennessee Small Business Development Center, APSU National Alumni Association, APSU Basketball and APSU Football were recognized in the June 1 edition of The Leaf-Chronicle for donating auction items for the Customs House Museum and Cultural Centers June 5 fundraiser, Flying High.
APSU art professors Kell Black, Billy Renkl, Suta Lee, Susan Bryant and Gregg Schlanger, as well as the APSU-Tennessee Small Business Development Center, APSU National Alumni Association, APSU Basketball and APSU Football were recognized in the June 1 edition of The Leaf-Chronicle for donating auction items for the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center's June 5 fundraiser, “Flying High.”

Malcolm Glass, professor emeritus of poetry, was featured in The Leaf-Chronicle's “Go” section June 4 for his participation in the Mid Cumberland Arts League's “MCAL Writers' Hour.”

A list of students who graduated during APSU's Spring commencement ran in The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section June 7.

“APSU tuition hike smaller than students, faculty expected” made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle June 8. Among those commenting on the 7 percent increase were Mitch Robinson, vice president of finance and administration, and students Matthew Mahler, Kevin Kennedy Jr. and Chris Poynter.

Austin Peay's scholarship-winning, incoming students were featured in The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section June 10.

The Leaf-Chronicle's June 11 editorial on the need for more minority representation on the Tennessee Board of Regents was titled “Regents need more diversity: Minority representation would strengthen board that oversees APSU, other schools.”

Austin Peay was mentioned on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle June 12 as one of the schools facing a 7 percent rise in tuition approved by the Tennessee Board of Regents June 11.

The Center of Excellence for Field Biology made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section June 12 in honor of its half-million dollars in grant money. The story offered comments from APSU President Sherry Hoppe, Dr. Andrew Barrass, director of the Center, Dr. Mack Finley, professor of biology, and Laurina Lyle, environmental education coordinator.

Longtime APSU supporter Perkins Freeman was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section June 13. He has willed his home to the University so that proceeds from its sale will establish two scholarships at APSU.

Although the headline “MBA on way back to APSU” is incorrect, The Leaf-Chronicle covered Austin Peay's proposed master's degree in management on its front page June 15. The story featured comments from APSU President Sherry Hoppe.