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2 1985 Chowan Opener
Chowan gets ready for 138th year
Chowan College will open its
138th year with 24 faculty and
staff members who have served
the college from 20 to 34 years.
Freshmen and transfer
students arrived Sunday, Aug. 25.
They were welcomed by
President Bruce E. Whitaker in
McDowell Columns Turner
Auditorium in the evening.
Meetings with faculty advisers
Returning students met with
their advisers on Monday as
freshmen continued their
Registration is scheduled for
Tuesday in Marks Hall with
classes beginning Wednesday,
Chowan’s faculty and staff
prepared for the fall semester
opening with a three-day
workshop Aug. 22-24. John
Henley, president of the North
Carolina Association of
Independent Colleges and
Universities, was the featured
speaker for the President’s
Annual Banquet in Thomas
Convocation is scheduled for
Monday, Sept. 2 in the Helms
Center. Other fall semester
special events include Founders
Day, Oct. 9; Homecoming, Oct.
19; Parent’s Day, Nov. 2; and
Campus Evangelism Week, Nov.
4-8. The Fall Festival of Marching
Bands will again be held during
Homecoming, while the mid-term
break is Oct. 23-28. Thanksgiving
holidays will be Nov. 26 to Dec. 2.
Final exams will be given Dec.
13-19 followed by Christmas
holidays. The spring semester
will open Jan. 15.
Dr. Whitaker has focused at
tention on all faculty and staff
members with 20 or more years of
service to the college. He said
their loyalty to the college and
service to young people over the
years is a major reason Chowan
enjoys an excellent academic
The veteran faculty and staff
Mrs. Daisy Lou Mixon, religion,
34 years; Bill Sowell, graphic
communications, 30; Dr.
Whitaker, president, Mrs. Esther
Whitaker, religion, Thomas
Ruffin, business, 28; Jim
Garrison and Jerry Hawkins,
physical education, L.M. Wallace,
business, 27; Warren Sexton,
social science. Dr. James
Chamblee, fine arts, 26; Ben
Sutton, business manager, 25;
Mrs. Patricia Edwards, business,
Mrs. Betty Batchelor, English,
Dr. Hargus Taylor, chaplain,
Bob Brown, music, Herman
Gatewood, graphic com
munications, Charles Paul,
history, Carl Simmons, math, 22;
J.P. Harris, biology, Mrs. Janet
Collins, physical education. Dr. B.
Franklin Lowe, Jr., dean of the
college, 21; Mrs. Hattie Jones,
business, Robert Mulder, English,
Mrs. Dorothy Wallace, business,
Whitaker said these men and
women have served Chowan a
total of 986 years.
Betty Anne Drake of Franklin,
Va. is only the third woman
Student Government Association
president in the past 20 years at
Chowan College. She is serving
during the 1985-86 term.
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