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La Stampa

La Stampa is an Italian daily newspaper published in Turin, Italy. It is distributed in other European nations, it is one of the oldest newspapers in Italy. The paper was founded by Vittorio Bersezio, a journalist and novelist, in February 1867 with the name Gazzetta Piemontese. In 1895, the newspaper was bought by Alfredo Frassati, who gave it its current name and a national perspective. For criticising the 1924 murder of the socialist Giacomo Matteotti, he was forced to resign and sell the newspaper to Giovanni Agnelli; the financier Riccardo Gualino took a share. The paper is now owned by GEDI Gruppo Editoriale; the former contributors of La Stampa include Italian novelist Alberto Moravia. La Stampa, based in Turin, was published in broadsheet format until November 2006 when the paper began to be published in the berliner format, it launched a website in 1999. La Stampa launched a project, called Vatican Insider, run by the daily newspaper and has among its staff several Vatican affairs analysts.

Since 26 May 2006 it has published a monthly magazine: Specchio+. From 26 January 1996 to 7 April 2006, it was called Specchio, published as a weekly supplement, a general interest magazine. In September 2012 La Stampa moved to its new headquarters in Turin, leaving its historical editorial building. Mario Calabresi is the editor-in-chief of the daily. On 9 April 2013 an explosive device was sent by an anarchist group, the Federazione Anarchica Informale/Fronte Rivoluzionario, to the offices of La Stampa, it did not detonate. In June 2017, during the celebration for its 150 years of activity, LaStampa hosted the international conference “The Future of Newspaper”, where many great actors of the news industry discussed about the future prospects for the news agencies. Among them John Elkann, editor of LaStampa, Jeff Bezos from the Washington Post, Louis Dreyfus CEO of LeMonde and Mark Thompson CEO of The New York Times; the 1988 circulation of La Stampa was 560,000 copies. In 1997 the paper had a circulation of 376,493 copies.

Its circulation was 399,000 copies in 2000 and 409,000 copies in 2001. The circulation of the paper was 330,000 copies in 2003 and 345,060 copies in 2004, its 2007 circulation was 314,000 copies. It was 256,203 copies in 2012. Editors Maurizio Molinari Massimo Gramellini Roberto Bellato Umberto La Rocca Federico Geremicca Columnists and journalists Massimo Gramellini Barbara Spinelli Mario Deaglio Lucia Annunziata Guido Ceronetti Mina Maurizio Molinari Stefania Miretti Roberto Beccantini Altiero Scicchitano Fiamma Nirenstein Former journalists Giovanni Arpino Enzo Bettiza Norberto Bobbio Antonio Carluccio Carlo Fruttero Franco Lucentini Media of Italy Merrill, John C. and Harold A. Fisher; the world's great dailies: profiles of fifty newspapers pp 280–85 Official website Radio Nostalgia, the La Stampa-owned local radio station. Historical archives of La Stampa

Allen Meadors

Allen Coats Meadors is an American professor and university administrator. Meadors has served as dean of the College of Public Health at the University of Oklahoma and of the College of Health and Public Services at Eastern Washington University, chief executive officer at Penn State Altoona, chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and president of the University of Central Arkansas. In September 2011, Meadors resigned from UCA and subsequently served as executive director of the United Arab Emirates Higher Education Coordination Council and president of St. John International University. Allen Meadors was born in Van Buren and attended Van Buren Senior High School, from which he graduated in 1965, he enrolled at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville before transferring to the University of Central Arkansas, from where he graduated with a Bachelor in Business Administration in 1969. After graduating, he returned to the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville to study for an MBA, but again left after one semester to join the United States Air Force.

Meadors subsequently obtained a master's in business administration from the University of Northern Colorado and a master's in public administration from the University of Kansas. He holds master's degrees in psychology and human relations and in health services management from Webster University. Meadors was awarded his PhD in administration and education by Southern Illinois University in 1981, he has an associate degree in computer science from Saddleback College, certificates in health services administration from Trinity University and in health systems management from MIT. Meadors was discharged from the US Air Force in September 1973, he subsequently started work for Blue Cross Blue Shield in Kansas. In 1976, he was appointed assistant director for public health in Kansas City, he subsequently worked as a health consultant, as an assistant professor at Southern Illinois University, administering degree programmes on military installations. In 1982, he became associate professor and director of the Division of Health Administration at the University of Texas.

Meadors served as the executive director of the Northwest Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute between 1984 and 1987. In 1987, Meadors was appointed as a professor and chair of the Department of Health Administration at the University of Oklahoma. Between 1989 and 1990, he was dean of the College of Public Health at Oklahoma. Meadors subsequently worked as dean of the College of Health and Public Services at Eastern Washington University between 1990 and 1994, after which he served as chief executive at Penn State Altoona from 1994 to 1999, he moved to North Carolina to become the new chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in 1999. The university saw an increase from 214 staff and 2,966 students in 1999 to 424 staff and 6,727 students by 2009. In January 2009, in response to criticism that UNCP was not doing enough to recruit Native American students, Meadors addressed the Lumbee Tribal Council, outlining a number of initiatives targeting Native American recruits, he reported that the number of Native American students at UNCP had risen from 686 in 1999 to 941 in 2009.

In February 2009, Meadors was appointed president of the University of Central Arkansas. Between 2012 and 2014, Meadors was executive director of the United Arab Emirates Higher Education Coordination Council, he has served as the president of St. John International University, he was a senior consultant with the Global Leadership Group. He is an advisory board member for Edu Alliance and was a search consultant with Academic Keys Executive Search before moving on to work as a consultant with Academic Career and Executive Search. Meadors has served on the board of trustees of the Southeastern Regional Medical Center, a hospital in Lumberton, North Carolina. In September 2011, it was reported that the University of Central Arkansas board had bought out Meadors's contract, accepted his resignation in return, replaced him with an interim president, Tom Courtway; the board's actions followed a controversy about renovations and expansion of the university president's house. The university campus food service contractor Aramark had offered to contribute $700,000 to the cost of the renovation.

Meadors and board chair Scott Roussel did not inform the board that the deal involved granting Aramark a new service contract. In January 2013, while working in the United Arab Emirates, Meadors pleaded guilty to violating the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act during his time as the UCA president, after he was "accused of urging a vice president to destroy a letter that said the offer would be in exchange for renewing Aramark's contract". Meadors had been charged with tampering with a public document, but reached a negotiated plea bargain for the Arkansas FOIA violation. Roussel resigned in May 2012, but was not charged with any offense. Meadors has received awards including an outstanding professional service award from the University of Texas and the Ben Lane Award for outstanding contributions to student affairs at Penn State, he was a senior fellow of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities in 2011–12. UNCP has established endowed chairs, the Allen C. Meadors Distinguished Professorship in Mathematics and the Allen C.

Meadors Endowed Chair in Computer Science, in his honor. Meadors and his wife Barbara have two sons. Hale-Shelton, Debra. "For UCA president house, 3 proposals". Www.arkansasonline.com. Retrieved 4 December 2016

Olcott, New York

Olcott is a hamlet located in the Town of Newfane in Niagara County, New York, United States 14126. As of the 2010 census, this community population was 1,241. Most locals refer to it as Olcott Beach, it is part of the Buffalo–Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. Olcott is a lakeside community, home to the deepest harbor on Lake Ontario west of Rochester, NY; the community is at the junction of East/West Lake Lockport-Olcott Road. Krull Park in the northeast part of the village, is the largest county-operated park in Niagara County. Olcott-Newfane Airport is located south of the village, but is closed indefinitely except for ultralight aircraft. Olcott was known for its Coney Island-like beach attractions and attracted tourists visiting nearby Niagara Falls, New York. Many of these attractions have closed, after the decline of the City of Niagara Falls and a prolonged economic downturn which has hard-hit all of Niagara County. Efforts are being made to bring back this economic prosperity that the region once saw, so far has been a success in Olcott.

Heritage tourism has become quite popular in Niagara County, new festivals include the Olcott Pirate Festival as well as a famous car show that takes place during the summer. In 2012, Olcott Beach won the prestigious title of Ultimate Fishing Town in a contest sponsored by The World Fishing Network. Olcott Beach enjoys a superior reputation as a world-class fishing destination by sportsmen and hobbyists alike; the U. S. prize was awarded to Olcott Beach, the Canadian prize was awarded to Hastings, both located by the shores of Lake Ontario. Olcott is located at 43°20′10″N 78°43′03″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 5.3 square miles, of which, 4.6 square miles of it is land and 0.7 square miles of it is water. Olcott is located on the south shore of Lake Ontario; as of the census of 2000, there were 1,156 people, 476 households, 315 families residing in the community. The population density was 251.7 per square mile. There were 553 housing units at an average density of 120.4/sq mi.

The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.37% White, 1.04% African American, 0.78% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.78% from other races, 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.82% of the population. There were 476 households out of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.8% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.93. In the village the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.2 males. The median income for a household in the community was $42,386, the median income for a family was $52,000.

Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $22,344 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,599. About 5.3% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 4.7% of those age 65 or over. Http://www.olcott-newfane.com/