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SEP 29 i
VOL. 15 NO. 4
St. Andrews Anticipates
Yearly Enrollment Hike
Enrollment projections at
St. Andrews (Mege show an
increase of 330 students in the
school’s populatirai l?y I960.
The speculative figures were
released last wedc at a Mas
ter Planning Seminar ^n-
sored by the Laurinburg-Scot-
land County Area Chamber of
Commerce at St. Andrews in
Avinger Auditorium. The
projections are a part of new
President A. P. (Bun) Perkin-
son’s five year student recruit
ment plan.
Francis P. Hurley, director
of corporate relations at St.
Andrews told the chamber
conmiittee that St. Andrew’s
enrollment for the Fall Term
was above (x-ojected figures at
544. Admissions officials had
expected a lower number of
Several years ago, St. An
drews reached a peak
enrollmment of ap
proximately 950 students. Sin
ce then, the student population
has dropped drastidy, the
75-76 76-77 77-78 78-79 7^80 8M1
523 576 664 731 819 857
75-76 76-77 77-78 78-79 79-80 80-81
261,500 288,000 332,000 365,500 409,500 428,500
75-76 76-77 77-78 78-79 79-80 80-81
3.45 3.® 3.88 4.13 4.38 4.59
(expressed in millions of dollars)
ance Classifieds Free Now
Tired of coping with
crowded bulletin boards?
Beginning next week, THE
LANCE will offer free
classified advertising to St.
Andrews students. Up to three
column inches (a space one
news column wide and tree in
ches high) will be free. Up to
two more column inches can
be gotten for twenty-five cen
ts per column inch. Al»ve
that amount regular ad
vertising rates ($1.00 per
wlumn inch) will apply.
student Association At
torney (general Bill Wilmot
has announced a number of
appointments to the Judiciary
Board and the Traffic Court.
Nominated by Wilmot and
approved by the Cabinet and
Senate for the Judiciary
Board are Dimitra Grant, Bill
Alloi and John Dodds. The
three join J.W. Daughtery,
David Southcomb, chairman,
Libby Floweree and “Dr.”
CynlSpann, who were elected
last spring.
Traffic Court appointments
consist of Bob Haley, Tran
Brown, Beverly Beck, Steve
Allgood, and Beth Cleveland.
Haley will serve as chairman
the court, which has been
inactive in recent years but
^eady has several cases
before it this term.
To get your ad placed in
THE LANCE, write down
what you want your ad to say
and how many weeks you
want it run. Send it to Box 757,
Campus Mail by 5 pjn. on
Tuesday of the week you want
it run.
college losing nearly 100
students every year.
Hurley stated that the 857 in
crease expected by 1980 was a
conservative estimate. The
figures released reflect an
av^age jump of 62 students
per year over the next five
years. Last year the college
enrollment stood at 637,93 less
than those presently enrdled
this fall.
Hurley outlined the college’s
role of long range community
development in terms of
student enrollment and ex
penditures and total ex
penditures made at the college
each fiscial year.
He stated that St. Andrews
is operating under a 3.45
million dollar budget this
year. Projected figures in
dicate that the cdlege will
climb to a budget of 4.59
million by 1980.
According to the develop
ment director, St. Andrews
presently emjdoys a stall of
149 at an annual payrole of 2.15
million dollars. This is
equivalent to a 2.1 million
ddlar annual payrde made at
Johns-Manvllle Corp.
Student expenditure pro
jections at the college also re
late an increase over the next
five years. It is expected stu
dents will spend $288,000 in
1976-77 and iqj to $428,500 by
1980-81. (see diart below)
Hurley also mentioned the
services St. Andrews jrovides
for the Laurinburg com
munity in his [H’esentation. As
an educational, economic and
cultural institution, be includ
ed the following: the volun
teer work or faculty and stu
dents in dvic affairs, pro
grams for children - day
camps and music programs,
scholarships for Scotland
Hi^ and Laurinburg Insti
tute graduates, work with
high school sdenoe students
and teachers, cultural
events - art exhilxts, theatre,
and programs of business.
Hurky noted that the
college plans to develop ap
proximately 300 acres of the
total 820 acres of land fra* com
mercial-residential use. As a
means of financial support, he
said, “We are now taking
steps to fulfil our initial idea so
that we can sufficiently
(H'omote the economic well
being of Laurinburg, Scotland
County and St. Andrews. We
expect to sign a contract with
a shopping center developer
Ml Oct. 1. It is hoped the center
will open by early 1978. It will
cover 21 acres as compared to
the 30 acre complex at Cross
Creek Mall in Fayetteville.
The college has also engaged a
firm to condurt a housing
studj vi-.*!ich w'il y-e '.OKi.i’ete
by. December i. This study
will analyze the current
housing market in Laurin
burg, estimate future housing
demands, and establish what
kinds of residential housing is
needed in this area.”
Hurley qualified his
p-evious remarks asserting,
“St. Andrews is here to stay.”
Farrago Off To Strong Start
With its spruced-up ap
pearance, large crowd and in
teresting bill of entertainers.
Farrago got off to a strong
start this past Saturday night.
Under the leadership this
year of junior David Niblock.
a talented musidan in his own
right. Farrago is a cof-
feehouse-typfe entertainment
ppnter located in the rear half
toe Radio WSAPbuildini.
1 rJt PnrrakO entertairma.t - Student to s«aent
SSiSSon - was captured last Saturday night as the
coffeehouse officially opened for the 1975-76 year.
Started in the 1960’s the
operatiMi has had a spotted
history (rf activities, Niblock
said, “depending mainly on
who was running it.” He ad
ded that he plans to have
something happening every
weekend he could. “I think I
can make $1000 (this year’s
budget for Farrago) do more
than $1500 did last year,” he
said, noting that the strong
support shown by the students
of the college at the first per
formance would make the
organization funds go even
further. “We had over 120
paying” the twenty-five cent
admission fee, Niblock said.
Among the performers at
Saturday night’s show were
SA students Lee Bamhardt,
Tom Kuhn, Chip Wren and
Niblock. A surprise guest was
guitarist-professor Charles
Joyner, recently returned to
the college from a year’s
leave of absent. This weekend
a Winston-Salem group is ex
pected to be the featured at
traction, with some of those
(CcBitinued on Page 3)
Alan Bunn Memorial Awar
ds Advisors Ron Bayes and
Bob Tauber have announced
that Monday, October 27, will
be the deadline for entries in
the 1975-76 program.
Open to all St. Andrews
seniOTSjthe Bunn Awards are
a memorial to the late Alan
Bunn, a St. Andrews student.
This year there will be two
awards - one in fiction and
one in poetry.
Contestants for the poetry
prize may submit no more
than two poems not to exceed
60 lines in length, while fic
tion aspirants’ entries may
not exceed twenty double
spaced typed pages in length.
Winners of both will receive
$50 in cash and will have their
works printed in limited
editions by the Curveship
Entries should be submitted
to Joyce Dellinger in the Fine
Arts and Humanities Depart
ment office by 5 p.m. Monday
with a self addressed 8x12
manila envelope. Winners will
be announced in December
and published in the spring.
students involved in campus
“Environmental Planning;
The St. Andrews Campus” is
one of the more exdting and
innovative courses being
taught during the upcraning
1976 winter term. Drs.' Tyler
Miller and Lerai Applegate,
instructors for the course,
want students to get involved
in the land use development
plan of St. Andrews. Recently
proposed, the plan calls for
the construction of a shopping
center and a residential area
on some of the campus
Open to anyone in any field,
the plans for the course are to
bring students from all fields
together and get them to
research the possible effects,
good and bad, of carryingout
the plan.
Over the first week of “En
vironmental Planning: The i
St. Andrews Campus”,
speakers—to include a land
use develops, an architect, a
builder, and a dty plan
ner—will talk about planning
from their points of view. The
students wiU then divide into
research teams of two to four
students and for the next
three weeks, and wiU each in
vestigate a “variable”, such
as air, water, etc. to be con
sidered in development of
college land. TTie teams will
then report back to the entire
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