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The Wesleyan decree. online resource (None) 1961-current, October 17, 1986, Image 1

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Uht VOL. 2, NO. 3 NORTH CAROLINA WESLEYAN COLLEGE, ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17,1986 Official explains flat Annual Fund GIFT INCOME REVIEW FROM 1980-19 530000 1 147500-- By DELL LEWIS Director of Developmcntand Vice President of the college Richard Dollar feels that the Development Office is doing a very good job of raising funds for North Carolina Wesleyan College. "We're raising roughly about $250 thousand more a year now than prior to 1982," Dollar said. However, the amount raised in 1985- 86 was less than that raised in 1984- 85, and only one percent more than Student gets stiff sentence for vandalism By PAM HARRISON On Oct. 7, the soccer field of North Carolina Wesleyan College was vandalized. According to Dr. Carleton McKica, "at approximately 12:30 a.m., Chris Trent drove his car through the gate to the soccer field and turned around on the soccer field, and in turning around, dam aged the goal. About $680 worth of damage was done." There were two other people in the car with Trent, but apparently, they were in the car to persuade him from doing anything harmful. The Office of Student Life con ducted and extensive investigation, however, Trent came to McKita Thursday evening and confessed. On Monday, the Judicial Board held a hearing and gave Trent a choice of two punishments: 1) sus pension from the college, for the remainder of this academic or 2) be placed on Disciplinary Proba tion until the day he graduates, surrender his license plates to the office of Student Life and only be allowed to use his car to go homee for visits through May of 1987, and serve 750 hours of campus com-munity service on December of 1987. He has to make a decision by this Friday. As a final comment, David Jackson, chairman of the Judicial Board, said, "They all got off a lot easier than they could have." Trent is appealing the sentence, but the result of the appeal was not known before presstime. the Development Office raised in 1982-83. The average yearly sum raised during Dollar's four years at Wesleyan is $1,167,528. The average yearly sum minus bequests is $973,253. Dollar said, "I think given the circumstances of the institution, the staff size, the equipment, and the budget, the Development Office is doing a superior job. This in no way means I am satisfied with the job (Continued on Page 3) 765000 382500-- 1980-81 1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 Annual Fund ^Bequests ♦Iota mt President gives goals for future Homecoming parade Sigma Pi brothers took top honors for best float in the 1986 Wesleyan Homecoming Parade, part of a weekend of Homecoming festivities Oct. 4-5. The col lege reported that attendance at Homecoming was the best in the last five years. (Photo by Steve Wic- gins.) By PAM HARRISON Editor's note: In the Sept. 19 issue of The Dccree, Acting President Stephen Fritz wrote a column briefly explaining his plans for North Carolina Wes leyan. The Decree then inter viewed Dr. Fritz in a effort to gather the specific details of his plan for the college. The following is a transseription of the tape-recorded interview: The Dccree: This interview is based on the column you wrote for the last issue of The Decree, what we want are more specifics. To start with, in this column you stated that you "intended to do whatever is needed to improve the quality of services offered' to our strdents, to improve the support of our academic programs, and to build on our solid foundation a college which is determined to fulfill its mission and purpose." How do you plan on improving each aspect? Fritz: I think the best way to answer that is we intend to, thro ugh long range planning, try to be very deliberate in focusing our ef forts and our resources on pro grams and services which will im prove what we are doing and to find ways of undertaking projects that we ought to be doing. It's a lot of talk about im proving facilities and other things that we need to do, such as re modeling the cafeteria, some sort of new gymnasium for intramural m i STEPHEN FRITZ ..Acting President sports, maybe and indoor pool someday, a performing arts center, a lot of physical plans and projects that we need to do, address the library and improving its collec tion, air conditioning the hbrary. But we can't do them all at once, so what we will be doing is developing a plan of action that (Continued on Page 4)

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