Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1979-01-121
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Happy Weber State College commemorated its 90th birthday with a brief ceremony during Volume 39 Number 22 Bill 79-2 new studentbody Garfield by Sandy Berkow A bill to create the position of Associate Student Services Vice President was introduced by Brent Neal, the ASWSC Student Services Vice President at the combined meeting of the WSC Executive Council and the Advisory Council on Academic and Legislative Relations. Bill 79-2 provides for the appointment of an associate student services vice president. Senator Bob Griess was appointed in October to be the Executive Secretary for the Student Services Vice President. Griess said that to date he has not been contacted by Neal. The complete text of Bill 79-2 is as follows: "Whereas the responsibilities of the Student Services Vice President are extensive and Whereas an associate Student Services Vice President would be very beneficial, Therefore be it enacted that the position of Associate Student Services Vice President be created for the remainder of the 1978-79 school year. Be it further enacted that 1979-80 scholarship deadline February 1, Forms available Financial Aid Office 9Wi halftime of the Weber State-Montana State University basketball game Thursday in the Dee Events Center. The school was founded Jan. 7, 1889, as the Weber Stake Academy, organized by the LDS Church. In observance of the anniversary, the WSC Alumni Assocation presented a large birthday cake to WSC President Rodney H. Brady during half-time.The first handful, of students, faculty and board members gathered 90 years ago in the old LDS Second Ward Chapel situated near 26th and Grant on the fringe of the Ogden business Weber State College Ogden, Utah creates explains Randy Brough be appointed to fill that position." ASWSC President Greg Garfield explained the reason for this bill, "Student Services is a very important function in student government. In order to expand services and increase the effectiveness of the office, student officers have implemented changes not only inclusive of student services but throughout all of the elected positions." he said. "Unfortunately, under volunteerism, motivation to performance stems largely from availability of status gain. Friends of those who have authority to appoint generally serve in exciting, active, positions leaving less desirable positions to volunteers," he added. birthday W district. The meeting house was razed several years ago. That first class enrolled 98 students. Its members were welcomed to the new institution by Lewis W. Shurtliff, then president of the" Weber Stake Board of Education. On the stand with him were other members of the board, including Louis F. Moench, who had been named the first principal.At first, preparatory and elementary classes comprised the curriculum. High school classes were added later, and still later, junior college courses were included. The school offered only high school courses in 1912, January 12, 1979 officer ; why "Much of administration is menial, task-laden work. Unless individuals are motivated by a cause, it is difficult to attain proper functionality. We have found this to be the case at Weber State College. People have been appointed to assist Brent Neal in providing services to students. Performance has been minimal because much of what is done is behind the scenes (low status) work." "Many times,'" he says, "the work has fallen directly back to Brent. He has requested help. I feel that because of the aforementioned conditions, for the proper function of the student services office, for the expansion of available services, and to facilitate better communication, it is necessary to appoint help to the office." Garfield concluded, "Randy Brough has served as VICE Chairman for two years and has had leadership training with volunteerism. This change does not constitute usurpation of authority. Responsibility delineation, both in expansion of services and in maintenance of that which is presently done will be decided by Brent and Randy. Randy will share the burden of responsibility of the Student Services office and the Executive Council will freely use his services."The bill will be discussed on Monday, and final action will be taken at that time. The Executive Council also agreed to take action to make the Advisory Council a more viable organization. They plan to hold a meeting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday Jan. 17 to discuss the measures to be taken against the nonproductive members. and it was not until the 1923-24 year that only college-level instruction was offered. For 40 years Weber functioned as a junior college, winning recognition in many fields. These included academic, vocational and terminal education, forensics and athletics. As the nature of the curriculum changed, the institution's name changed Weber Stake Academy became Weber Academy, later Weber Normal College and then Weber College and finally Weber State College. The "four-year bill" was passed by the Utah Legislature in 1962 which authorized Weber State to offer degree courses as a four-year public college. The college has had four homes. After leaving the Second Ward it operated briefly in the old LDS Tabernacle at 23rd and Washington (now razed), then pf($) " pz Us I it . Vv . FIRST PERMANENT HOME of WSC as photographed in 1950 by Fred Rabe, head of the WSC photo College appeals suit By Beverly Taggart Weber State College will join in the State Records Committee's appeal to the Utah Supreme Court concerning salaries. According to the College News Bureau, "The reason is that several procedural questions have been raised by the recent court decision which can only be resolved through an appeal to the Utah Supreme Court." The Utah Board of Regents will also take part in the appeal by .filing a "Friend of the Court Brief." A spokesman for Assistant Attorney General Tom Anderson said, "He will not discuss the Regents joining the appeal with the college and Records Committee unless the Signpost had their attorneys present." moved into its first permanent home the Moench Building at 2455 Jefferson, in 1892. It was razed several years ago. The move to its present 230-acre campus at 38th and Harrison was made in 1954. Today's modern campus, rated one of the most beautiful in western America, has 40 structures, offering latest facilities for an academic community. The figure includes the large new Dee Events Center, home of WSC basketball and a variety of special events that draw large college-community crowds. The present enrollment stands at approximately 9,200. The three-foot-by-three-foot cake will be cut at noon today in the Union Building Ballroom and all students are invited to come sample a piece of the cake. l4 frmrnffffltr mmmir X -Mb f.f 1 rVx- department. The Moench Building was built in 1892 at 2455 Jefferson. Assistant Attorney General Frank Nielson, representing the Records Committee, said, "When the court ruled last month on not allowing the Committee to hold their public hearing, the court then took away the power of the Records Committee from classifying any information; confidential, private, or public." Nielson noted the Committee wanted salaries classified public, and the hearing would have settled the matter. He said the Committee would file the appeal sometime next week. Last month, Third Judicial District Court Judge G. Howell Taylor ordered Weber State College to release personally identifiable salary information to the Signpost.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1979-01-12, Vol. 39, No. 22|
|Creator||Weber State College|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber College|
|Description||Weber's current student newspaper, the Signpost, first appeared on September 29, 1937. For two years prior to that time, campus news was disseminated via announcements posted on a bulletin board known as the "Signpost". As a result, the masthead of the first issue of the paper itself featured a rudimentary wooden sign with the title spelled out in rustic-looking letters. Over the years the paper has been published continuously, though the look, size and style has changed several times.|
|Subject||College student newspapers and periodicals; Weber State College|
|Publisher Digital||Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Source||University Archives LD5893.W55 S5, Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Rights Management||Public Domain. Courtesy of University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University.|