Volume XXX, No. 1.
Methodist College, Fayetteville, N.C. 28311
September 25, 1992
Methodist College Welcomes
Joseph Doll As New Director
Doll takes business school.
Methodist College welcomes Mr. Joseph F. Doll, Jr. as the new director of the
Charles M. Reeves School of Business Mr. Doll, who holds an M.B.A. &om American
University, succeeds Dr. Mike Marr, who will return to full-time teaching as a professor
of business administration.
Mr. Doll comes to Methodist from Washington, D.C., where he was an entrepren
eur and business executive, with more than 20 years experience in health care man
agement and marketing. Mr. Doll founded two health care firms in Maryland, which
operated skilled nursing facilities for the elderly.
Dr. Erik Bitterbaum, vice president for academic affairs at Methodist, said Mr.
Doll's responsibilities will include serving as a liaison between the college and the local
business community, assisting in setting up internships for business students, as well
as teaching two classes in business management. "He will also direct efforts toward
accreditation of our business school by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools
and I*rograms," said Dr. Bitterbaum.
Mr. Doll said his primary goal as director is to be a part of and direct a program that
will be known for its excellence and quality. "Fayetteville is a growth market where I
will be doing a lot of networking," he said. Mr. Doll said he has no preconceived
agenda for the Reeves School, but added, "Any business school today has to address the
issue of productivity and how to be more competitive internationally."
Is There Really
A Co-ed Dorm
Lion in Winter
Methodist Enrolls Record
Number Of Students
Margaret Folsom Receives
Teaching Excellence Award
Methodist College recently named
Dr. Margaret Folsom, professor of biolo
gy and director of the Division of Sci
ence and Mathematics, Professor of the
Dr. Folsom was norninated by both
faculty and students. She is known
across campus for her wit and expertise.
She has taught at least 10 different sci
ence courses at Methodist and has won
numerous grants for the Science Depart
ment in recent years.
Folsom Wins Award
Dorm students check in.
Methodist College began its 33rd ac
ademic year by enrolling a record 1,072
students in its regular day program, the
new total breaks the college's previous
record of 1,069, set in the fall of 1967.
Another 365 students enrolled in the
evening program at Methodist, produc
ing a total enrollment of 1,437, up 4.6
percent over last fall's 1,373. Evening
enrolhnent was down seven percent from
last fall's 391.
Residential enrollment-the number
of students living in the four residence
hallS“totaled 548. This is the largest
number since the fall of 1968 and repre
sents a 13.6 percent gain over last M's
"Methodist College continues to
grow both in size, reputation and nation
al visibility," said Dr. M. Elton Hen-
Weaver Named Miss Methodist
dricks, college president "It is a pleas
ure to have so many new, wonderful
students with whom to work. I am proud
of the entire staff at Methodist College
whose creative efforts and hard work
made our progress possible.:
Methodist also enrolled 510 NEW
students—302 freshmen and 208 trans
fers. The Admissions Office reports
that 292 of the new students are living on
campus and 218 are commuters.
The new students represent 33 dif
ferent states and eight foreign countries.
Sixty-six percent (335) of the new stu
dents are fix5m North Carolina and 46
percent (235) are &x>m Cumberland
Courtesy of: Methodist CoUege
Kimberly Ruth -Weaver, a junior mu
sic education major from Fayetteville,
was crowned Miss Methodist CoUege
Miss Weaver is the daughter of Ray
and Helen Weaver of Fayetteville. She
was chosen from a field of 11 contestants
in the 1992 Miss Methodist College Pa
geant. Contestants were judged in four
categories - interviews, sportswear, cas
ual wear, and semi-formal wear.
Kim is a graduate of Westover High
School. She is a cheerleader and a mem
ber of the dance team at Methodist Col
lege. She docs volunteer work at a local
Dana Caulder was named First Run-
ner-up. The daughter of Ernest and Clau-
dine Caulder, she is a senior business ma
jor from Fayetteville. She is a graduate of
Seventy-First High School.
Miss Methodist 1992
Wendy Fulcher was named Second
Runner-up. The daughter of Louis and
Sharon Fulcher, she is a freshman politi
cal science major from Fayetteville. She
is a graduate of Cape Fear High School.