Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1985-05-311
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'"Qzzzzzzzzr : ' y r f ' '1 Crest Activities: - '"" W ; " See page 3. Friday, May 31, 1985 Weber State College Vol. 45, No. 57 f m M HPER chair seeks involvement ) .. . ;-f . .. V. 4 ' ; '; ' . ; I . i , - - . $ (- .!S : . ' ;: : .';') X " , . - 'I A , .S'i.s ln,l.h;l-,t'K LlinsU Dr. Gary D. Willdcn by Loretta Park Senior Reporter Dr. Gary D. Willden has been appointed as chair of the HPER (Health, Physical Education, Recreation) Department. He will replace Dr. Myron W. Davis, who has served as the department chair for the past six years. Davis will return to the classroom. Willden, who will assume the chair fall quarter, has been at Weber eight years, teaching many outdoor recreation classes. As department chair, he will continue to teach the games and games leadership course, saying he simply cannot let it go. "My only reluctance in accepting the position is I'm going to have to give up the trails and rock climbing," said Willden. He said he gets his greatest satisfaction in teaching in the outdoors. "I see this new experience to be worthwhile . . . as a whole," he said, explaining it isn't realistic for him to try and maintain his current level of activity forever. Willden hopes to help the faculty with issues concerning the HPER Department, and help them to remain current and up-to-date in their fields. He said part of his responsibilities as department chair will include faculty evaluations and facilitating department progress and change. "Doing this on the budget limitations will be a significant challenge," he said. Willden said his three-year chair term might see the beginning of a new edition to the gymnasium. It has been in the planning stages for years but this year it appears to be more hopeful. He said if the Utah State Legislature appropriates the funds, he will be very busy. Willden received his EdD. at the University of Utah in recreation and leisure, his Master's in community education in Brigham Young University and his Bachelor of Science in recreation education from Brigham Young University. Willden is a member of various professional organizations in his field, including the Utah Mountaineering Association. He also belongs to the group, Clowns of America, as "Lupo T. Clown," and is a member of the International Jugglers Association. ASWSC implements short-term loans for students short on cash by Rae Dawn Olbert Editor-in-Chief ASWSC Executive Vice President Craig Jacobsen announced that short-term loans will be available to WSC students beginning fall quarter, 1985. Jacobsen said the program will be administered by ASWSC, with help from the financial aids office, and will have a loan base of $10,000, with up to $50,000 held in reserve. The reserve would be used to possibly increase the base or, if needed, cover situations of students defaulting on their loans. "I feel many students will take advantage of the program," said Jacobsen. He said minority and non-traditional students, many of whom receive grants at a date later than registration, will benefit from the program.The idea for short-term loans came when Jacobsen heard about another school that utilized a student loan pro gram. Feeling that Weber could benefit from this type of program, Jacobsen's office conducted an in-depth study to evaluate the- idea. Jacobsen said they went to many different areas on campus, including the credit union and financial aids, to get an idea of the need of such a program. Jacobsen said this program will help ASWSC to be more "in-touch" with student financial needs and will also allow student government to work with the financial aids office. Students who are interested in applying for a short-term student loan must meed the following criteria: (1) Must register or be registered for at least six credit hours. (2) Must be matriculated and have attended the previous quarter (summer or spring if loan is in the fall) and must have two quarters left to graduate-present quarter inclusive. Must have a GPA of 2.0. (3) Loans shall be for not less than $50 and not to exceed $400. (4) Student will have a payback period of 90 days. (5) If delinquent, all student's records will be put on hold pending payment in fall. (6) Student will fill out appropriate paperwork with financial aids. (7) Student may have only one loan out at a time. If student was delinquent on a previous ASWSC loan, stu dent is ineligible for any further ASWSC loan. (8) There will be no interest charged, but there will be a small loan generation fee. (9) If the student has not established residency, he must have a co-signer who meets the criteria and would be liable for payment in the case of default. Harrington receives fellowship by Charles Harrington Contributing Writer Dr. Gordon K. Harrington, a Weber State College history professor, recently received a fellowship inviting him to spend the summer at Columbia University in New York. Harrington was one of 1 1 professors from across the nation chosen to attend this seminar, "U.S. -China Relationship in Historical and Global Perspective." Harrington, who has taught at Weber State since 1969, received his Ph.D. ill international politics in U.S. -China relations 1S40-18M) from the University of Chicago in 1959. As part of the seminar in New York this summer, there will be two weekly discussions regarding Chinese- American relations. Topics include: the Roots of Sino-American relation; Development of American Foreign Policy; Development of Chinese Foreign Policy; the Chinese Revolution; the Korean War; the Vietnam War and many others. Others invited to the seminar include Dorothy Borg, a specialist in Chinese affairs; Waldo Hcinrichs, writer of "Roosevelt and the Risks of War- 1939-41;" and Nancy Tucker, author of "Patterns and the Dust." "I am quite pleased to receive this honor," said Harrington." I feel when these types of opportunities present themselves, we need to use them wisely. This will also bring some recognition to the Weber State History Department and the college as a w hole." V A. - s if -s Promontory Tower is one of tlic many architecturally asthelic building's added lo Weber over the vcais. Art hi lecture is just one of the reasons the college is a welcome addition to the surrounding lommunilv.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1985-05-31, Vol. 45, No. 57|
|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.|