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Kids read and dream at Carlos Museum: Carlos Museum Director Bonnie Speed enthralls her young audience with a reading of The Great Kapok Tree, Oct. 1 in the Carlos’ Ancient American Gallery. Speed was one of about a dozen Emory administrators who pitched in for “Around the World With Deans and Directors,” an event cosponsored by Reading is Fundamental and Atlanta Public Schools Head Start that brought to campus about 200 4-, 5- and 6-year-olds to visit the museum’s galleries and hear stories that related to the collections. “For a museum that teaches about art and culture from around the world, this program makes sense,” Speed says. Click here or above for the full story. Photo by Jon Rou.


Edie Murphree, associate vice president for administration, has been named the new vice president for finance, effective Nov. 1. Murphree succeeds Frank Huff, who is retiring after 18 years of service to the University. A 1975 graduate of the University of Alabama, Murphree holds an MBA from Georgia State University. She joined Emory in 1987 as assistant vice president for finance and controller. In her new role, Murphree will oversee
grants and contracts, the controller's office, student services, accounts payable and payroll, and debt and cash management. Photo by Jon Rou.




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