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University Affairs "Covers" Prof. David Poole

The April 2004 edition of University Affairs, featuring Trent University's Professor David Poole, has reached faculty, staff and students at 93 Canadian universities from coast to coast.

Prof. Poole, Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning and author of the textbook Linear Algebra: A Modern Introduction, appears on the cover of the magazine and in quoted in the article "Foot soldiers of the scholarly press." This cover story features the experiences of professors who have written textbooks.

University Affairs is published 10 times a year by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada and takes readers inside Canada's universities. Close to 24,500 subscribers nationwide will have the opportunity to read about Prof. Poole and how he came to write Linear Algebra.

"In my case, writing a textbook was almost an accident," says Prof. Poole, as quoted in the magazine. "I was frustrated that I couldn't' find a textbook that fit the course I was teaching."

Congratulations to Prof. Poole on this well-deserved national profile. Photographs of Prof. Poole also appear throughout the magazine and currently at

Posted Thursday, March 25, 2004

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