Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1978-04-211
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Volume Mi. Number i" Weber Stale College -Option, Utah April 21, 19711 Increased student pride goal of Garfield by Mike Reberg Another important area his predecessor, Mike Staff Reporter Garfield thinks should be Hunsaker was a talented A plan to enhance pride in improved is the "marketing officer. Weber State College and in effectiveness of student "Students will receive a the community is one of the government." benefit from something he most important goals for next "We won't make any instigated through his year's student body officers, decisions unless we have a council; and that is student according to studentbody basis for them. We want to evaluation of professors. He president-elect.Greg Garfield, know we will have a market has really set the stage for "I want to emphasize WSC of people that will attend an alot of things we can im- for the good qualities it has. I activity before we hold it. So pliment next year," said also want to emphasize we won't have stomps with Garfield. Ogden city for the good only 35 people where we spent He did say that student qualities it has, so we're not $700," he said. government was "definetely always being put down by the Student surveys and not" meeting the needs of all people from Salt Lake City opinion polls will be used to a the students, and the University of Utah," greater extent next year to He also said there was a he noted. find outjust what students problem with the needs of He feels the reason the want and don't want, ac- married students not being other institution get first cording to Garfield. met. According to Garfields crack at money is because the A more professional about 50 percent of the students here do not have the student government will students on campus are pride to do anything about it. enable them to carry out these married, and they're not According to Garfield, the goals at a higher degree of attending functions set aside way to change the image and effectiveness, said Garfield, for them. Garfield stated he attitude of the college is When asked if this year's will find out why and act through the new incoming officers were not as accordingly, freshmen. He feels that by professional as they could be, Tn4jfl, tnrlnv impressing these goals on the he said, "There have been "wiuc luuay . freshman class, in three to those comments made." ,'-2 five years the college will He did say that he felt the ,.(lil()riiiU VA become better a a place to officers had done a pretty learn. good job this year, and that shorts imi ill Co IT) -Ill p 9 v 1 . I I t '' I - i ' , Meat r 1 STUDENT PRESIDENT ELECT, Greg Garfield outlines major goals for next year. Photo ly Heiko Gland. r. VA1. A. I5KOW M.NG. the donor of a 81 million trust fund to Vk eber State College. The Fine Arts center has been renamed the Yal A. Browning Center for tile Performing Arts in his honor. WSC receives $1 million donation Ogden industrialist Val A. Browning has named Weber State College as the beneficiary in a $1 million charitable trust. A formal resolution officially accepting the gift and praising Browing for his many contributions ot the college and the community was unanimously endorsed by members of the WSC Institutional Council at their regular meeting Wednesday morning. In commenting on the trust Dale T. Browning, chairman of the Institutional Council, said that "Mr. Browning's gift represents another step forward in the development and strengthening of a new image for the college and community. We thank him from the bottom of our hearts." "We are thrilled and excited with the prospect of this marvelous program," said Dr. Joseph L. Bishop, WSC president, in announcing Die gift. "It represents," he said, "the establishment of a perpetual endowment source which will greatly enhance and expand the cultural offerings of the college to benefit students, faculty, staff and area residents alike." The fund will be known as the Val A. Browing Charitable Found-dation for the Cultural Arts at Weber State College and will be operated exclusively for the benefit of the school. Purpose of the trust is to allow the college to 'promote, develop and carry out its cultural arts programs to an extent not otherwise possible from other sources of revenue' according to the language of the trust. A gift of $1 million in securities to fund the foundation will occur as soon as an IRS ruling is received to legally qualify the foundation. The favorable ruling is expected within a few weeks, according to Dean Hurst, development officer for the college. Creation of the foundation followed a proposal written by Daniel L. Marlino, Director of Cultural Affairs, and submitted through the Office of College Development. Some of the objectives in Martino's proposal were "to further develop, build and enrich a campus-community cultural program into an enriching, intellectual and humanizing experience." "Specifically, the two main thrusts of the foundation should be for the development of creative cultural consciousness and qualities of humanness," Martino said. The trust provides for an initial supervisory committee of three members who will manage and control the trust for the development of cultural arts programs of the college. The initial committee named in the trust by position are the Director of College Development, the Director of Cultural Affairs, and Browning specified as the third member.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1978-04-21, Vol. 38, No. 47|
|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.|