Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1983-04-011
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cr Who have you fooled today? D ""r u u Vol. 43, No. 40 UEbtR STATE CollEqE JL. Friday, April 1, 1983 EACH GLASS 4E VITAMIN EV lAYS FOR ABOUv EKS. B CAUr NOTICEABLE 1 IN GERMINATION' SEEDS' ROOTS ; ONGEB. . . Above is just a smattering of the many diverse science fair projects that were on display in the Union Building B Photo bu Keith Patrick ballroom. The projects ran the gambit from computer programs to handwriting analysis. Faculty Senate elects chairman by Steve Largent Editor-in-Chief The Faculty Senate of Weber State College elected a new chairman and vice chairman to serve for the 1983-84 academic year at its regular monthly meeting Thursday afternoon. Dr. Dick Rogers, a member of the math department faculty and current chairman of the Faculty Senate's curriculum committee, defeated Dr. Dan Litchford and will serve as the new chairman. Litchford was seeking his second term as chairman. Sally Arway, a member of the Library staff, was elected vice chair as she outdistanced Dr. Litchford in the balloting for this position. Both Rogers and Arway will assume their new posts in June. The Faculty Senate also approved specific criteria to be used in determining eligibility for Emeritus Faculty rank. The new policy reads: All faculty who are tenured, hold academic rank and retire from Weber State are eligible for emeritus status at retirement upon recommendation of the president and approval by the Institutional Council. The Senate also clarified the policy concerning faculty resignations and retirement. The policy relating to the granting of academic rank was also changed slightly to make it consistent with existing policy. The promotion policy was also changed to make it possible for faculty members who teach in fields where no doctorate is available to be able to be promoted from one academic rank to another. Exemptions along these lines were granted to certain fields within the schools of humantities, allied health and technology. Dr. Richard Sadler, chairman of the Salary and Annuities Committee, discussed with the Senate the status of the salary proposals, which was really quite simple. Thanks to the Legislature's failure to appropriate funds, no salary increases will be forth comming this year. The Legislature did however appropriate $225,000 which will be used to establish a dental insurance fund. In student related items, the Senate approved changes in the curriculum in the Management-Logistics program. The Senate also approved an Ethnic Studies concentration for the Bachelor of General Studies degree and approved a Chemical Technician program to be achieved with an associate degree or a certificate. Approval was also grated for the school of Technology to continue its Computer Maintenance Technology program. A new policy governing eligiblity for student activities was also approved. Among the new standards approved were: All organization officers, leaders and members with authority to represent the organization both within and outside the college, must be matriculated students, currently enrolled and working toward a degree of certification. Furthermore, they must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0. Althletes must meet criteria etablished by the NCAA, the Big Sky Conference and the Mountain West Athletic Conference. Any organization or program may establish more stringent eligiblity standards provided that such standards are consistent with the College's non-discrimination policy. Former POW to speak at Forum Lt. Co. Barry B. Bridger, chief of the War Games Division U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and a former Viet Nam prisoner of war will speak on POW's April 1 at Weber State College. Col. Bridger is assigned to the Tactical Air Command Liaison Office in Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. He will speak at noon in room 318 of the Weber State Social Science Building as part of the college's "Humanities Forum" lecture series. In January 1967, Lt. Col. Bridger was shot down while serving his second tour in Vietnam. He was held prisoner by the North Vietnamese for six years and was repatriated in March 1973. His presentation includes films and slides and will cover a short history of U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia, the circumstances leading to his capture, his treatment, the sustaining factors during his captivity and his eventual release. A native of North Carolina, Lt. Col. Bridger is a graduate of the University of North Carolina. In addition to several training courses in the Air Force, he has had graduate work in business administration and earned his M.B.A. at Central Michigan University. He currently serves as a faculty member and instructor at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. There is no charge for the lecture and the public isinvited. Humanities Week begins Monday by Lisa Wright Managing Editor On Monday, a week of festivities, contests and seminars will begin under the auspices of Humanities' Week. The Week is sponsored by the Associated Students; the chairman for the activities is Brian Heaton, Arts and Humanities' senator. Starting off the activities for Humanities' Week is the movie "The Green Wall," a Spanish film with English subtitles. It will be shown in the Wildcat Theatre in the Union Building on Monday and Tuesday at 3 p.m. and there is no charge to the public. Also on Monday lectures on Video Art will be presented by prominent artist Martha Roster. She will give two lectures, the first will be at 1:30 in the Art Building and the second is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Wildcat Theatre. (For more information see Video Artist... on page 3.) . Tuesday the movie "The Green Wall" will be shown in the Wildcat Theatre. An Art and Food Festival is slated for Wednesday and it will be held by the Stewart Bell Tower (weather permitting). Different organizations in the foreign language department are preparing many varieties of food from different countries to sell. There will be a musical program provided by the music department and students from the theater department will be performing also. The activities run from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. If the weather is not conducive to outdoor activities, they will be moved into the Union Building ballroom. Wednesday's activities also include a math lecture titled 'Infinity and Related Paradoxes' given by Dr. David Tolman of the math department. The lecture starts at 2 p.m. and it will be held in Building 4, room 539. The week's activities culminate on Thursday with Dr. William Devries presenting the first convocation of Spring Quarter. Dr. Devries has become well known around the world for his work with the first' permanent articial heart patient Barney Clark. The Convocation begins at noon and it will be held in the Browning Center's Austad Auditorium. The math department is sponsoring a contest that will run throughout the week and there is $75 in prize money that will be awarded. For further information contact the math department. Heaton said that the primary purpose for Humanities Week is to help students become aware of the School of Arts and Humanities and the various programs that are offered in eachdepartment. Because this Sunday is Easter, there will be no school tommorrow!
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1983-04-01, Vol. 43, No. 40|
|Creator||Weber State College|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber College; A generous grant from the Utah State Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.|
|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.|