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BREVARD COLLEGE, SATURDAY, MAY 25, 1957
McLARTY IS NAMED PRESIDENT OF COLLEGE
Residence Halls Are
Named By Trustees
The new residence halls on cam
pus that formerly had no name, ex
cept that of New Dorm and Wom
en’s Residence Hall, were named
by the Board oi Trustees at their
annual meeting May 3rd. The Resi
dence Hall for Women has been
named in honor of Mrs. Edwin L.
Jones and will foe known as Anna
bel Jones Hall.
The new dormitory for men was
named Green Hall in memory of
Mr. Gay Green, of Asheville, who j |
left the college a large beiuest.
Glee Club To Give
The Brevard college glee club
will give its final concert of the
season Saturday, June 1st, at 8:00
p. m., in the auditorium of the cam
pus center. Under the direction of
Professor Nelson Adams, the glee
club has made tremendous prog
ress and is expected to give a
near - professional performance.
More tJian one-eighth of the
full time students participate in
glee club work. As a part of the
glee clulb, three smaller groups
have given performances; they are
the men’s quartet, women’s trio,
and the mixed quartet.
The glee club and choir will fur-
rash the music for all commence
The public is cordially invited to
attend this concert. A reception
honoring the graduating students
will be held immediately following
the concert in the student lounge of
the Campus center.
REV. EMMETTE KENNEDY McLARTY, JR.
Stamey Vice-President At
His Request. Health
Is The Reason
Six New Professors
To increase Faculty
CANDIDATES FOR DEGREES
Two teachers have resigned
frcm 1he faculty of Brevard col
lege. They are: Mrs. Guy Burchfiel
and Mrs. Adale Pitts Lowrance,
both in the business department.
Five new members will join the
ii'culty and staff next year; one
other is expected to join. Mrs. Juan
ita Lavender has been appointed
librarian. Sirs. Elmer R. Dixon will
join the business department; she
comes from Peace College in Ral
eigh. Mr. Clayton H. Hoff will join
the English department, he comes
from Bloomfield College, Bloom
field, New Jersey. Colonel Rupert
D. Graves will join the mathemat
ics and science departments; he is
now preparing for his master’s de
gree at Purdue University. Mr. Mal-
come Henderson will join the bus
iness department; he comes from
The only remaining vacancy is
in the music department; a full
time instructor in voice and musi
cal instruments is being sought.
i Pnospective graduates at Bre-
] vard college for 1957 are as fol-
I Candidates for the Associate in
ArJs degree are Frank Donald Ad-
cox, Hendersonville; Jane Rone
Ardrey, Matthews; Jesse Franklin
Beatty. Sherrills Ford; Birdie Lee
Bingham. Franklin; Paul Harrison
Blnckburn, Kernersville; Donald
Gene Bedford. Winston-Salem;
Douglas LL-ne Brackett, Lawndale;
Henry Simington Brookshire, Jr.,
Hendersonville; Carl Jackson Bu
chanan, Sylva; Jimmy Roy Callo
way, Winston-Salem; Robert Thom
as Cantrell, Fayetteville; Harry
Edvwn Caudle, Winston-Salem;
Charles Chi-Hyung Cho, Seoul, Ko
rea; Marvin Andrew Crane, Gas
tonia; Dessie Barbara Davis, Ashe
ville; Audrey Lee Dickson, Horse
Shoe; Christine Fisher. Canton;
—Turn to Page Five
June —12;30, Alumni Luncheon
June 1—8;00, Glee Club Concert
June 1 — Reception immediately
June 2 — 11;00, Commencement
June 2 — 3;30, Graduation
ON THE LEFT is N. H. Collisson, executive vice-president of Olin
Mathieson Chemical Corporation, who win deliver the commence
ment address. To the right is J)r. W. Mark Depp, pastor of Centenary
Methodist Church, Winston-Salem, who will give the commencement
sermon. See story on page three.
The board of trustees of Brevard
College in their annual meeting on
May 3rd elected Rev. EJmmett Ken^
nedy McLarty, Jr., of SaIisbuiY»
as president of the institufioG
succeed Rev. Rolbert H. Stam^,
who resigned because of the con
dition of his health.
At the same time, the board cre
ated a new position of vice-i>res»-
dent and appointed Mr. Stampy to
serve in this capacity.
The changes, which will beoMoe
effective July 1, had been retjuest-
ed by Mr. Stamay not only because
of the condition of his health, bat
also because of the rapid growth
and expansion Brevard College has
enjoyed for the past several years.
The new president is the young
est son of Dr. E. K. McLarty and
the late Mary Brown McLarty, of
Asheville. He was born in Ashe
ville in 1908 and finished
school in High Point in 1926,
Rev. Mr. McLarty received iris
bachelor’s degree from Duke Um-
versity in 1931 and his Bachekir
Divinity degree in 1934. In addition
to his academic work, he repre^
sented Duke on the freshman tea
ms, varsity swimming and vsrsatir
track teams. He was also a mem
ber of the University Glee club and
quartet and was first tenor soloisl;
for the newly organized Univer
sity choir. He served as president
of the campus YiMCA, was a naertii-
ber of Delta Sigma Phi, social flha-
ternity and Omicron Delta Ka'ppa,.
national honorary leadership fra
In 1934, Mr. McLarty joined the
Western North Carolina Methodist
conference while serving as assis
tant pastor of West Market Street
Methodist church in Greensboro.
During the ensuing years he held
pastorates at Big Spring churefe.
Charlotte; Love’s Church, Walker-
town; Grace Church, Greensboro,
where the church was dedicated
during his ministry; First Metfe-
odist church, Morganton, wfiere
the new edifice was planned ai^d
constructed under his leadership
and the First Church, Sali:^siTy,
which has just accepted a plan far:
a long-range building program.
In addition to these pastoi"ates.
Rev. Mr. McLarty has served the
WNC conference as secretary
the Conference Board of Edttca-
tion for 10 years. He has taught far
many years in training schools and
he has been on the faculty of Ap
proved Pastors Supply SchooS, sS
Duke for four summers.
In 1954 he was one of the minis
ters on the evangelistic mission $o
Cuba and was invited to make the
mission tour of the Caribbean.
Rev. Mr. McLarty was married to-
Miss Margaret Harrell, of Ashe
ville, in 1935. They have three dau
ghters, Margaret Whitmel (Peggy),
18, who will enter Duke next fall
as a freshman; Sallie Gordon, 13.
and Jean Ellen, 7.
Members of the board of trus
tees highly praised Mr. Stamey for
the remarkable growth Brerard
College has enjoyed under his out
standing leadership as presideEi
during the past five years.
“We deeply regret that Bob Sta
mey finds it necessary to resign as
president, but we are deliighted lie
will continue as vice president,”
said E. L. Jones, board ohairmaTi