Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1967-12-011
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Ji qcEsy t h N ti l j li 1 V AA) ;l u 2 1 5 haw . ft Vol. 27 No, 9 Weber State College, Ogden, Utah 84403 Dec. 1, 1967 Trustees ireject - ' It ' t v , - -N't J""-" - i ' 1 lLriteaiSsia Ilff-TM fin iWHLi'T H If" i Y pini ir mini ran mi wft ml n nnniw.-Wrt,.v..J Leadership committee members Nolan Karros and Sandra Edwards and Union Director Farrell Shepherd discuss activities of the first annual High School Leadership Conference to be held Saturday at Weber. High school leaders meet at Weber State The first annual leadership conference for high school student-body officers will be held Saturday on the Weber State College campus. Nearly 80 student leaders from 15 area high schools have been invited to the day-long workshop. "We have designed this conference to give student leaders a chance to discuss mutual problems and programs," said Leadership Council Chairman Nolan Karras. He indicated former high school officers will be on hand to assist New constitution ratified The Associated Students of Weber State College have a new Constitution. The document was ratified by the studentbody in a record low vote of 103 - 15. Less than two per cent of the studentbody voted in last week's Constitution election. "We were pleased with results of the election," said studentbody president Perry Perea, "but the voter turnout was pathetic."Ratification of the document has ended a year's work and study by the 15 member Constitution Convention.It now goes to the Board of Trustees for final approval. College officials have indicated the Constitution conforms to established policy and they expect it to be approved without changes. Differences between the new and old Constitutions involve credit hours for executive officers, Senate representation, grade point requirements, a new studentbody officer and presidential authority. In the future, any candidate for president or vice president of ASWSC must have accumulated My A second series of flu shots College students, faculty and staff in the student health center, room Persons who missed the first shot during this series. Cost for the shots is $1 n" r ..uu per students in their discussions. Delegates will be greeted by WSC Administrative Vice President Robert A. Clarke. Organization and delegation of authority will be discussed by Dean of Students Alan Dayley. WSC Housing Director Karl Wood will speak on motivation and completion of projects. Keynote speaker for the day will be Rolfe Kerr, coordinator of college activities for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 110 credit hours at the time of his candidacy. Previously, three of the vice presidents have needed only 78 credit hours, with the president and executive vice president positions requiring 110 hours. The new student law calls for Senate representation from the four schools - - business, education, technology, and arts, letters and science. The representatives have already been elected by authority of a special amendment adopted last spring. The new studentbody officer was also elected last year following passage of a special amendment inspired by the Constitution Convention. The recently adopted Constitution raises academic standards for student candidates from 2.0 to a 2.5 previous quarter grade point average. The final change calls for all student organizations to operate under direction of the studentbody president. In the past, organizations were responsible only to Executive Cabinet. will be offered to Weber State Dec. 5 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. 124 of the gymnasium. flu clinic m-- " person. .y take a booster tuition Additional activities for the young delegates will include recreation, lunch, dinner and an evening dance. Sandy Edwards and the ASWSC executive officers will assist Karras during the conference. The confab is sponsored by the Associated Students. The leadership council has planned a winter leadership conference for WSC student leaders. Fifty students will be invited to the meeting next January in Salt Lake City. Pre-registration for winter quarter Registration will be held Jan. Winter pre - A week of pre-registration activities for winter quarter at Weber State College will come to an end today at 3 p.m. The early registration for qualified upperclassmen will continue today from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 to 3 p.m. in rooms 106 and 108 of the Union. "Students who haw tered bv - ,c not regis- u p.m. will have to wait til Jan. 3 and 4," stated Harold Wiese, registration officer. Juniors, seniors and graduate students were permitted to take part in the pre-registration procedures which started Monday. hike proposal Ogden (AP)-- The Weber State College Board of Trustees rejected Tuesday a proposal to raise tuition for the remaining school year despite a lack of some $145,000 in anticipated funds. A recommendation to keep tuition and fees at a cost of $105 per quarter was made by Dr. William P. Miller, WSC President. The Utah coordinating council on higher education will be asked to authorize an advance of $53,000 from the 1968-69 budget year for current operations, he said. "Severe cuts in instructional supplies and equipment must be made and if it were necessary to reduce the budget by an additional $53,000 the operation of the present educational system would be seriously impaired," pres. Miller said. A 4 per cent reduction in state appropriations to Weber State College resulted in a loss of revenue of $145,000 and miscalculation of the uniform school fund by the State Department of public instruction resulted in an additional $40,000 loss of expected funds. The board last month considered raising tuition fees $5 for winter and spring quarters of the 1967 school year when the revenue loss was announced last month by Pres. Miller. "It is the feeling of tue board at this time that it would be easier to work with reductions in appropriations next year than it would be to do it this year," said trustee William G. Fowler. Board chairman Ira A. Huggins said he recognized a danger in classwork will end today for all sophomore, junior and senior students. 3-4 in the Technical Bldg. for freshmen and late registering students. registration ends today Sophomores began regison Wednesday. classes were reported closed early this week as a record 85 per cent of the upper-classman registered for classes on a "first come, first basis." served juniors and seniors, whohave not registered before today, may still do so, Wiese said. Student class schedule cards may be obtained early today at the Registrar's office in the Administration Bldg. Registration packets will be presented to the student in the Union, after complet "Borrowing on an uncertain future" as state legislatures of the future "may not see fit to restore the amount borrowed." The college would actually be borrowing from already appropriated funds since the $53,000 would come from the second half of the biennial period of state appropriations, said Dr. James R. Foulger, WSC business vice president.Trustees also approved preliminary plans for a redesigned $1,155,000 administration building which were presented by trustee Fowler, chairman of the buildings and grounds committee. Construction projects totaling $8.8 million were reported to trustees as "practically on schedule," by campus officials. Unseas-onal warm weather had helped crews overcome delays caused by wet spring weather, said Fred Johnson, WSC director of campus planning. Current construction projects include: two new parking lots, $4.2 million science building, $2.2 million addition to Student Union, and a 12-story men's residence hall. "The parking lots will be ready for use in several days, and the building projects are about 40 complete, he said. Some 3400 parking spaces will be available for the college's 9,000 day and evening students when both lots are opened, with several small lots planned by officials. I 4 i - ing a schedule with the advisor's signature on the schedule card. Class cards may be sec."-' ' room 106 and -- cU m t0(l!, - - iu of the Union between 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Fees will not be accepted after 3 p.m. today at the cashier's office in the Administration Bldg. Students not meeting the deadline, will have to wait until registration Jan 3. The registrar's office has asked students who do not pay their fees by today to leave their cards in the Registrar's office till registration in January.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1967-12-01, Vol. 27, No. 9|
|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.|