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Elon College, N. C.
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Tax Expert Speaks At Elon
A ncwcomcr on ihc K-
lon academic scene this
year, who has already
made a fine contribution
to the campus, is Dr.
Sylvanus M. I3uvall, a
semi-retired professor
who likes to keep his hand
in the leaching profession.
Dr. Duvall is techni
cally retired after many
years as a member of the
faculty at (ieorgc Will -
iams College in Chicago,
bui he came to Hlon to do
part-time teaching in the
field of .social science
this year, because he de
clares, “This is no time
to retire. It is too excit
In his role as a part-
time member of the Hlon
faculty, he taught one
class in contemporary
problems during the past
fall semester, and he is
sgain teaching a single
cla.s.s this spring. His stu
dents do much work on
their own in studying the
present day problems of
American socicty. At the
same rime. Dr. Duvall
himself is spending much
time in research in his
lie and his wife. Dr.
fc-velyn Mills
in the College Garden A-
Pariments. Both ho and
wife are the authors
of widely used texts and
Reference books on fam-
life, and both have
. ^ Worldwide experience
in the subject of family
Tietell Talks About
Taxes, Philanthropy
Duvall Is Newcomer
In Social Sciences
logether they were
consultants on family life
at the East Asia Confer
ence in Manila in 1954,
and this was followed by
similar conferences in
Ceylon, India, Egypt ^nd
In 1961 they served as
co-chairmen of the Na
tional Conference on
Church and Family, spon
sored by the National
Council of Churches and
the Canadian Council of
Churches. In 1966 and
1967 they worked for sev
eral months in the area
of family life with the New
Zealand Department of
Justice. They have also
conducted short confer
ences in Hong Kong, Sid
ney. Australia, and in Ma
in the phillipines.
. Duvall is 3 native
Syracuse, N.Y. He
holds the A. B. degree
from Syracuse Llriiver-
the n.D. and S. 1.
degrees from the
Theological Sem-
and the M.A. and
Ph. D. degrees from Co
lumbia I'niversity.
In addition to his teach
ing work at C.eorge Will
iams College, he has also
taught at Scarritt Colleg
in Nashville, Tenn., and
has taught summer cour
ses in a number of col
leges and universities in
all parts of the L^nited
States. ,. ,
Among the books which
Dr. Duvall has pubhsiied
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Church Editor
Visits Campus
Last Weekend
Dr. J. Martin Bailey,
of New York City, who
is editor of “The United
Church Herald,” spent
four days here at Elon
College and in this area
last week, foiling a
number of speaking en
gagements here and re
newing acquaintance with
United Church of Christ
activites in North Caro
After arriving at the
Greensboro - High Point
Airport on Wednesday of
last week, he came im
mediately to Elon College,
where he spoke in chapel
services on both 1 hurs-
day and Friday mornings.
He also met with seve
ral college groups, in
cluding the United Church
of Christ Fellowship and
the ministerial and reli
gious education majors
■who are members of the
Mathatians.lle also spoke
to the members of the
journalism class last
Along with his visit to
Elon, Dr. Bailey also vi
sited Catawba College at
Salisbury and the Elon
Home for Children, both
of which are operated
under the auspiccs of the
United Church of Christ.
On the entertainment
side. Dr. Bailey also at
tended a presentation of
the Elon Player show
“Waiting For Godot,” on
Friday night and the Elon-
Guilford basketball game
on Saturday night.
After an informal
meeting with area mini
sters and their wives on
Saturday afternoon. Dr.
Bailey spoke at the Elon
College Community
Church last Sunday morn
Conrad Tietell, of New
York City, considered one
of the foremost tax ex
perts in the United States,
was a visitor on the Elon
campus some days ago
when he spoke to the Elon
trustees and to a group
of business and industrial
leaders of this area con
cerning the relations of
taxes to private Philantro-
py in the field of higher
The visit of the na
tionally known tax coun
seller was in connection
with a workshop designed
as a preliminary to a
capital fund drive, which
is planned by and for Elon
College in the immediate
future, a campaign de
signed to eventually raise
$7,000,000 for college en
dowment and improve
Tietell first spoke to
the members of the Elon
College board of trustees
on his visit here, talked
at a workshop meeting in
the afternoon to which a-
bout 100 persons, includ
ing bankers, public ac
countants, insurance rep
resentatives and tax con
sultants had been invited.
He also talked at a din
ner meeting that night in
McEwen Dining Hall.
The visit of the New
York tax expert marked
the first big step in the
projected E-4 Fund drive,
and it followed the ap
pointment of Allen E.Gant
to head a special Advance
Gifts Division and George
D. Colclough to head a
Deferred Gifts Division.
I'ietell is a member of
the New York law firm
of Prerau and Tietell and
is editor of “Taxwise
Giving,” a monthly char
itable tax guide for the
use of development offi
cers and stewardship
leaders. He is a director
of the Philantropy Tax In
stitute and nationally re
cognized as a lecturer in
his field.
He also holds member
ship in national organi
zations of higher educa
tion and is a consultant
on Taxation and Philan
thropy for the American
College Public Relations
PACE Offers
Financial Aid
To Students
The State Department
of Public Welfare,
through its Division of
Special Services and in
cooperation with institu
tions of higher learning in
North Carolina, has de
veloped a college work-
study program for stu
dents who are beginning or
continuing their higher
education in North Caro
lina. The program is call
ed PACE - I.N.C., with
the letters of the abbre
viated title meaning “Plan
Assuring College Educa
tion In North Carolina.”
The PACE program en
ables students to secure
summer employment
through off campus work-
study funds available un
der the Higher Education
Act of 1965. Students, if
certified by the financial
officers of a participat
ing college, may work for
a home town public or
private non-profit agency
or organization during the
The pace; plan was de
veloped by the community
services consultant pro
gram of the Division of
Special Services in 1965.
In the summer of 1967
the PACE program placed
1,878 students in 94 coun
ties in North Carolina and
in 859 different agencies
or organizations. There
were 47 colleges parti
cipating in the plan last
The college financial
aid officer determines the
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Spanish Club Will
In Spanish On Mooney Stage
, now Dovertv stricken.
I'he students of the Elon
College Spanish Club will
U .Seir%pa«l»b "
to special use this after
noon when they present
a play entitled The Baby
Sitter” in Spanish in
Mooney Chapel Theatre at
2:30 o’clock this alter
noon, with admission free
to everyone.
The play, which was
written by Prof. Jose M.
Bohigas, a member of the
Elon College foreign lan
guage faculty, tells of the
.struggles of an aristo
cratic Spanish family.
now poverty stricken, to
preserve the social ap
pearances at all costs.
Dr. Bohigas, the au
thor of the play, is well
familiar with the customs
and life of Spanish-speak
ing people, for he is a
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