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Volume 39 Number 15 Weber State College Ogden, Utah November 17, 1978 . Cm v ' ' - COOL, TOUGH, A!ND ACCURATE - That's Wildcat quarterback Morris Bledsoe, who was named part of ISA president says Yankees cannot vote by Beverly Taggart . staff reporter International Student's Association (ISA) President Jim Hajimomen said every student in the world who attends Weber State College can vote in their elections except for United States students. The president said the organization's constitution did not discriminate against the United States. However, he said, "It's exactly the way your Constitution treats us. We in your country have full benefits as a citizen except the right to. vote." Tony Spanos, ISA advisor, said the association's constitution eliminated U.S. students from voting because it would defeat the ISA's purpose as being an individual organization. "Only students who hold a student visa can vote," he noted. "If it's a violation of Title 9, then Vote will Foreign student leaders will be selected today in a vote monitored by the ASWSC. The meeting is at 3 p.m. in the Union Building. Presidential candidates are Jim Hijimomen of Saudi Arabia V UPI s backfield of the week. "Cat's visit IVAU Saturday. Photo by Jim Sawdey all the other organizations on campus would be in violation also." However, records show that Black Students United and Estudiantes Unidos constitutions allow any student on campus, who wants to become a member, to have the right to vote in their elections. Hajimomen said that his opponents would not have a chance to win an election if students from the states were allowed to vote. "Ninety per cent of the U.S. students on campus would favor me and vote for me because I'm well known to them," he explained, "personally, I want U.S. students to vote." The president noted that students from the U.S. could join the organization and receive all the other benefits. "We are more than happy to use anyone's ideas and to help us out if they want to," he added. decide and Oscar Osuala of Nigeria; vice-presidental candidates are Ali Shujat Rizvi, Leo Uttah, and Fahad Nafie. Candidates for secretary are Shiek Faruk, Mary Lou Abinales, and Ted Ekong. Running for treasurer are Bilal Rizvi and A. Bernard Basey. Couiicil to farther avoid releasing; salarie by Beverly Taggart Staff reporter Institutional Council unanimously approved a resolution supporting President Brady in his stand on not releasing personally identifiable salary information during its regular meeting last Wednesday. According to the policy, the reason for not releasing the information is that it would impair the efficient and effective operation of the college. The policy states, "The ability of the institution to use salary levels to reward proficiency and meets the demands of the academic market place would be hampered." Impair collegia! governance "The operation of the unique system of collegial governance in higher education would be impaired.""It would be more difficult for the college to attract and retain qualified personnel at salary levels which are often substantially less than those available in the private sector." "And, it would constitute an unfair and unwarranted invasion Winter registration announced Early winter quarter registration dates and times for students who attended autumn quarter have been announced, Harold E. Wiese, WSC registrar said today. Students who attended WSC autumn quarter may register beginning Nov. 28. To register early for winter classes, students may pick up their packets at the William P. Miller Administration Building windows starting Tuesday. Course cards will be distributed in Sec tion C of the Administration Building according to the appropriate time. Students may come at a later time than indicated but will not be allowed to obtain course cards at an earlier time or day. Juniors and seniors, students with more than 89 credit hours as of the beginning of autumn quarter, may register on Nov. 28. continued on page 2 decides of the right of privacy of personnel, which right has previously been protected by the practices of the institution." However, past Institutional Council agendas show that "personally identifiable salary" information has been released to the press in past months, permission needed In general, the policy states that the college will not release information on salaries without the permission of the subject individual, all requests for release must be approved by the president or his designee, requests for summary salary information will be released free of charge, and persons requesting the information must also include a statement for their need to know. The policy also states that, "If a subpoena or other form of legally enforceable order is received requiring disclosure of personally identifiable salary information, the demand or order will be forwarded to the president's office." Files suit Earlier this month, Signpost Editor John Redding filed suit against President Brady and members of the States Record Committee for refusing to comply with the law in releasing salaries. Voting for the policy were Chairman Dale Browning, Greg Garfield, Clyde Patterson, Gwen Williams, Tim Morris, Robert Heiner, and Frank Francis, Jr. Absent were Dallas Buckway, D.B. Green, and Patricia Oliver. (WILMA) Wilma is here to stay!
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1978-11-17, Vol. 39, No. 15|
|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.|