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N. C. Wesleyan Colfeqe Library Rocky Mount. North Carolina THE WESLEYAN DECREE Vol. 2, No. 13 ROCKY MOUNT, N. C. April 11, 1962 Community Council Election Is Held Dr. Gatewood Is Recipient Of Research Grant Dr. Willard B, Gatewood, Chair man of the Social Science Division at North Carolina Wesleyan Col lege, is the recipient of a coveted research grant from the American Association of State and Local Histo'ry. The Association awarded only ten research grants this year. The recipients included professors of history at Hunter College, Lewis, and Clark College, Northern Illi nois University, Dartmouth, and Carolina Wesleyan. The American Association of State and Local History, with head quarters in Madison, Wisconsin, seeks to “encourage the study, writing, and publication of sound, interpretative local history through its grant-in-aid program.” Dr. Gatewood received his grant to pursue research concerning the Evolution Controversy in North Carolina during the 1920’s. Dr. Gatewood is a native of Caswell County. He completed his college work at Duke University including his A.B., A.M., and Ph.D. in history. He has taught at Wesley an since its opening in September, 1960. MARIE FISHER ALBERT BOONE Women Students Elect New Dormitory Council C. Q. System Is Discontinued The C. Q. system was discontinu ed in the Men’s dormitory Tuesday night after the Senate approved a new system. Several of the Senators said in the meeting that the C. Q. system was necessary and practical at first, but now they feel the students are mature enough to carry on the responsibilities of living together in a dormitory. The new system provides for stu dent help to answer the telephone on an experimental basis. The call- down system was revised to pre vent an accumulation of call downs. Now, each member of the dorm is iinvested with the authority to report another resident for breach of a.rule and is charged with the responsibility of maintaining a minimum amount of noise. Thursday evening, March 29, the residents of the Women’s Dorm unanimously voted on the chaniges and clarifications of certain Wo men’s Social Regulations that had recently been drawn up by a com mittee oif five. These rules will go into effect pending apiproval of the administration. The dorm also elected a new dorm council which will preside until the end of the school year. The girls elected were: Grace Mark ham, Louise Keply, Joan Lambeorth, Lillie Mae Is Given Surprise Breakfast Lillie Mae, the maid for the girls dorm, was feted with a surprise breakfast birthday party Satur day morning, March 31. For the first time she was at a loss for words. Speechless, she opened the numerous gifts given to her by the girls in the dorm. A big grin was all the thanks needed to show her gratitude for the Easter shoes and accessories and for the cake that she was given to take home. The refreshments included coffee, tea, cinnamon rolls, and doughnuts. Terry Singer, chairman of the dorm’s Social Committee, Butch Nichols and Helen Jackson are to be complimented for their efforts in making Lillie’s birthday a big surprise. Kay Hobbs, Parmie Moore, Bonnie Spence, Mary Jo Barkley, Susan Blaek and Marie Fisher. The following Monday evening the new dorm council met under the leadership of Joan Lamtoerth, dorm president, and drew up new interdonm regulations. These rules voted on and passed by the dorm also are pending approval of the administration. Wesleyan Gets New Instructor President Collins announced that Wesleyan has engaged another in structor in the Music Depantment, Peter Gerscehefski. Gerchefski, a native of Spartan burg S. C., is 26 years old, a Pres byterian, and single. His father is Dr. Gerschefski, Chairman of the Music Deipartment at the Univer sity of Georgia. GerschefsM received his A.B. from Yale University in 1958, his M. A. from the University of South ern California in 1960 and is a can didate for his Ph.D. from Florida State University in 1962. He has taught at Converse Col lege and at Florida State Univer sity. He specializes in ithe organi zation of college bands and en semble groups, in teaching theory and music classes and in applied music in instrumental instruction. Marie Fisher, Albert Boone Win Positions Marie Fisher and Albert Boone v.'ere elected yesterday (AprU 10) by tlie student body ito serve two- year terms on the Community Coun cil. The top Ifour in the running were John Fleming, Marie Fisher, Boni ta Pitzer, and Albert Boone. Marie Fisher is presently chair man of the Interfaith Commission and a member of the new dorm council. Albert Boone, a day student, is the current president of the sopho more class. These two will replace outgoing members Susan Black and Gary Garlow, who have served two-year terms on ithe Council. Betty Anders an and Louis Wom- ible elected last year for a two-year term, will still be on the CouncU next year. These four students, along with two faculty members and one staff mam.ber (as yet to ibe chosen), will make up the Community Council next year. Wesleyan Delegation Will Go To Catawba NCWC, represented by Susan Black, John Alden and Vann Mas sey, has been invited to attend and observe the North State Student Government Association at Catawba College April 29-30. Although we will have no vote until our fourth year (1964) we are looking forward to the meeting for many reasons. We hope to igain an understanding of SGA operations on a state level, spread the name of Wesleyan throughout the state and let them know what we are doing, and make a comparison and evalua tion of the work our SGA has done thus far. Decision Reached On Sifmmer Session Vote The procedure for election of the SGA executives for summer session has been decided. A chairman and secretary will be elected by the summer session students. The chairman will then appoint a student to head each olf the three commissions: of Interfaith, Ath letic, and Social.