William W. Kirk will become associate vice president for residence life at the University of Notre Dame, effective July 1. Currently assistant vice president for residence life, Kirk was appointed to that position in 1991.p. Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., vice president for student affairs, said, “For the past 12 years, Bill has been involved in virtually all the major issues that come before the Office of Residence Life and the Division of Student Affairs. His competence in this challenging role has been an enormous help to me and to the University, and I’m delighted to be making this appointment.”p. Kirk said, “I am grateful to Father Mark and the University for this expression ofconfidence. I have been so privileged to serve Notre Dame over these years, surrounded by such professional and compassionate rectors, directors, student affairs administrators and staff, and I look forward to the opportunity to continue to serve our students in this role.”p. A concurrent assistant professor of accountancy, Kirk teaches a popular business law course in the Mendoza College of Business. He is a 1984 graduate of Notre Dameand earned his law degree from the Notre Dame Law School in 1991.p. Before assuming his present position, he served as an assistant rector of Sorin Hall and rector of Holy Cross and Stanford Halls while a law student. Prior to returning to the University in 1988, he was a senior consultant in the New York and Washington offices of Price Waterhouse, the international accounting and consulting firm, and was a staff member in Sen. Robert Dole’s 1988 presidential campaign.p.