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Volume 76, Issue 23 Web Edition SERVING BREVARD COLLEGE SINCE 1935
Minor changes made to housing lottery
Pre-registration starts IVIonday,
IVIore info on page 2
March 25, 2011
Green and West Jones dormitories reformatted for fall 2011,
no additional changes have been made says Djuren
By Jermichael Tanner
This year’s housing lottery is steadily
approaching. The basic format will be
similar to that in years past with a few minor
Next year Green Hall will have two male
floors and two female floors, with room to
spare for students who intend to apply for single
rooms. West Jones Hall will be co-ed by suite.
No additional changes have been made to the
“Not a lot will be different,” said Jason Djuren,
Director of Community Living. It will be held in
the Dunham auditorium just as it was last year,
on April 10 from 6 p.m. to around 10 p.m.
The lottery will consist of 30 to 45 minute
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sessions holding up to 100 students at a time.
The students that are to attend which session
will be determined by class standing and grade
Every full time student will be assigned a
number starting with one and increasing until
each full time student has a number Those
numbers will be mailed to the students’ campus
mailboxes after class registrations have ended.
Students with the highest class standing and
GPA will receive the lowest numbers.
It’s also possible for someone with a lower
class standing and GPA to find themselves in an
earlier session. If an individual intends to room
with someone who has a lower number than
they do, they may attend the earlier session to
choose a living space.
If students have specific needs or want to live
Housing lottery, April 10:
• 30 to 45 minute sessions holding up
to 100 students each
• Every full time student assigned a
• Lottery number determined by class
rank and GPA
• Off-campus housing forms due April 1
off-campus there are forms in the campus life
office that need to be filled out and turned in by
April 1. Each student is required to bring their
number and student id to the lottery in order to
shorten the length of the process.
Djuren said he would anticipate this process
to continue, simply because it gives the students
the power to choose if nothing else, the place
they rests there heads—after learning how much
they’ve spent for it.
BC presidential searcli
The Executive Committee of the Brevard
College Board of Trustees announced last Friday
that it has formulated a Presidential Search
Committee to help identify the next president
of Brevard College.
The Presidential Search Committee will
be chaired by Donald L. Moore, Jr Moore,
a Brevard native, is a member of Brevard
College’s Board of Trustees. He currently lives
The Committee has been tasked with helping
to screen candidates by interviewing them
and recommending a short list to the Board of
Trustees, which will make the final selection.
“We are very grateful to these individuals
for volunteering their time and energy to
help identify the best possible candidates for
Brevard College,” said Reginald D. Heinitsh,
Jr, chairman of Brevard College’s Board of
The process will be aided by Academic
Search, Inc., a leading national firm that assists
colleges and universities with presidential
searches, particularly for private colleges.
The 13 member committee includes:
•Reginald Heinitsh, Jr., chairman of BC’s Board
• Jimmy Harris, mayor of Brevard and owner of Ace
Hardware in Brevard
• Dr. Tom Bell, an associate professor of Religion
and Sacred Music and chair of Brevard College’s
•Dr. Ken Duke, the Dalton Professor of
Environmental Studies and Ecology at BC and the
faculty chair of the College’s Strategic Planning
• Lucy Matthews, president of Brevard College’s
Student Government Association
SGA president Lucy Matthews is the student
representative on the committee. “I fully intend
to speak on behalf of our students, supporting
their wishes and hopes for the next president
of BC,” said Matthews. “I hope to spend time
over the next weeks collecting statements and
discussing the qualities that our students desire
in the next leader of this institution.”
To find out more, visit www.brevard.edu/