Volume 21 Number 11 ST. ANDREWS PRESBYTERIAN COLt.Fr.F leon Howell Commencement Speaker St. Andrews Graduates 150 May 15 LAURINBURG - St. An drews Presbyterian College will send into the world more than 150 graduates when it confers undergraduate degrees at the twenty-second college commencement May 15. The ceremony will be held at the DeTamble Library Terrace beginning at 2 p.m. In case of rain, the ceremony will be held in the Harris Courts Gymnasium. Leon Howell, an indepen dent writer, consultant and world traveler, will deliver the commencement address. The product of a Davidson College and Union Theological Seminary educa tion, Howell is author of “Freedom City,” a book about the Delta Ministry in Mississippi, and “People Are the Subject: Stories of Urban Rural Mission.” A consultant to the Urban Rural Mission offices at the World Council of Churches in Geneva, Switzerland, Howell also co-authored several books and has been a contributor to numerous publications. In addition to those receiv ing undergraduate degrees, St. Andrews will award three honorary degrees to William E. East, Edward John Mack and Yoon Shik Kim. East, moderator of the Presbyterian Synod of North Carolina and an original, planner of St. Andrews, and Mack, former executive vice president of Burlington In dustries and a past chairman of the St. Andrews Board of Trustees, will receive the Doctor of Humane Letters degree. Kim, a Presbyterian minister in Seoul, South Korea, who has devoted his life to the church and human rights issues, will receive the Doctor of Divinity degree. As with tradition, the pro cession of degree candidates and faculty members will be led by a Scottish piper. Distinguished Professor of English and Religion W.D. White will lead the convoca tion and Campus Pastor Bob Martin will deliver the in vocation. Martin also will conduct a 10 a.m. bac calaureate service at the DeTamble Library Terrace. Others to be recognized at the comnencement exercises will include the 1983 reci pients of the Memorial Chapbook Award, the Margaret Bowen Award for Distinguished Service to Christian Education, the Edith Bullock Award, the Saax Bradbury Fellowship and the Dixie Shultz Aard. Dr. White, CoUege Pastor Martin Commencement Schedule 10 a.m. Baccalaureate Service E DeTamble Terrace 11:30 a.m. President's Luncheon President's Home 2 p.m. Commencement DeTamble Terrace St. Andrews Student Dean Ron Crossley, Heimie Van Bulck and Georgia representative sign new academic program agreement. See related story. Attacked By KIM CARTER Retha Sale, a St. Andrews student ‘was allegedly assasulted around 3 a.m. Sunday morning by a Max- ton resident and employee of St. Andrews. Vincent John Hall was arrested by Laurin- burg Police as he attempted to leave the campus. Sale was reportedly return ing to Albmarle Dorm from Burris Center early Sunday L» when she was approached by K) Hall who followed her and began asking her various questions. When Sale ap proached her dorm she was grabbed by Hall twice but managed to slip under the arms of the 6’4” man and escape. Upon returning to her suite she called campus security officer Nell Flowers who was on duty at the time. Flowers spotted the suspect in a parking lot but when Hall got into his car and allegedly tried to run over of ficer Flowers she called for assistance. Laurinburg Police responded to the call and picked up Hall as he left the campus. Hall was arrested and charged with assault on a female and assault with a deadly weapon. Bail was set at $500.00 and the court date was set for May 3rd. Accor ding to Jerry Surface, Business Manager at the col lege, Hall was dismissed from his job and banned from the campus. Global: iGlance Student Retention Highest in Years A freak snowstorm hit the Northwestern part of the United States on Tuesday, (Iropping up to four feet in parts of Montana and Wyoming. Several roads have wn blocked indefinitely and officials in Montana are wor- ned over the possibilities of People dying from exposure in tne more secluded parts of the *«te. One man was reported deSd and several were miss ing in the initial reports. The Government Accoun ting Office reported that the federal government lost oyer $100 million when Interior Secretary James Watt auc tioned off federal coal reserves. The GAO made similar findings, contending that its analysis showed that the 1982 sales brought in $100 million less than fair market prices. The Senate Foreign Rela tions Committee approved unanimously more than $20 million for training the embat tled Salvadorian army. .Although the committee ap proved the financing, they did reject the additional $60 million President Reagan had requested. LAURINBURG-Is St. An drews the college for you? If you are among the more than 450 degree students who have already completed advanced registration for the 1983 Fall Term, then you’ve answered the question. According to St. Andrews Registrar James Stephens, more than 90 percent of the degree students at St. An drews have preregistered for the fall term. This is the highest percentage to com plete advanced registration in nearly a decade. Last year at this time,83 percent had preregistered. “This is a sign ihat our students are increasingly pleased with the St. Andrews approach to higher educa tion, its financial aid packages wnd the spirit of the college community,” said A.P. Perkinson, president of the college.