Meredith Collese Library Raleigh, North Carolrna Walker Resigns To Confinue Graduate Work See Story, Page 3 THE TWIG Newspaper of the Students of Meredith College Heilmart lr}auguration Is Scheduled For April 14-15 See Story, Page 1 Volume XLI MEREDITH COLLEGE, RALEIGH, N. C., MARCH 22, 1967 No. 11 Under tbe direction of Mrs. Charles Sullivan, (he Meredith College chorus will make a spring tuur to piedmont and western North Carolina schools and churches. The Meredith ensemble, directed by Miss Beatrice Donley, will also perform. Meredith Chorus, Ensemble Hold Spring Tour This Week Group Sings in Schools, Churches The Meredith College chorus and ensemble arc holding thoir first spring tour in more than ten years as they visit six churches and two high schools in piedmont and west ern North Carolina during the week of March 19-23. Street Baptist Church. Sunday eve ning the group was at First Baptist Church, Greensboro. Monday, March 20, they sang at First Baptist Church, Leaksville. Tuesday, March 21, they were at Reynolds High School, Winston- Accompanying the group is Mrs. Salem, in the morning and at First Charles Sullivan, voice mstructor: Baptist Church in Waynesville, for and chorus director, and Miss Be atrice Donley, associate professor of music and director of the ensemble. The chorus has forty-five members and the ensemble is composed of twelve vocalists. Accompanist for both groups is Miss Dorothy Jane Bostick, senior piano major from Wilson. The tour opened Sunday morn ing, March 19, at Durham’s Watts Heilman Announces Shortened Format For Commencement Meredith College is shortening the format for this year’s com mencement program and will, for the first time, hold both the bac calaureate sermon and the com mencement services on the same day, Sunday, June 4. Meredith has traditionally held Class Day and alumnae reunions on Saturday of commencement weekend. This has been followed by a Sunday baccalaurcate service and then the concluding com mencement services on Monday morning. President E. Bruce Heilman said the change is being made to make it easier for more alumnae and parents to attend the entire commencement program. This year’s commencement speaker will be North Carolina State University Chancellor Dr. John T. Caldwell, who will speak at the 5:00 p.m. services in the Elva Bryan Mclver Amphi theatre. Dr. Perry Crouch, executive- treasurer of the Baptist State Con vention of North Carolina, will deliver the baccalaureate sermon at 11:00 a.m. in Jones Audi torium. an evening performance. On Wednesday, March 22, they performed at Tuscola High School, Waynesville and then went to St. John’s Baptist Church, Charlotte in the evening. The group will return (Continued on page 4) Dr. Cochran Will Discuss Significance of Puritanism Dr. Bernard H. Cochran will deliver the Distinguished Faculty Lecturc on April 4 at 8:00 in Jones Auditorium. His topic, “Anatomy of Puri tanism,” will include the nature of Puritanism and the Puritan movement as a whole. Puritanism began during the Reformation in England in the reicn of Queen Elizabeth I. Although Elizabeth was Protestant, there was a con flict between Protestanism and Catholicism. The Puritans contributed not only to religious liberty, but also to English literature in such creat ficures as John Milton. Dr. Cochran will also discuss the myths and misunderstandings sur rounding Puritanism. He will include references to American colonial thought and make contemporary application to this. His topic is signifi cant because it has meaning in many areas, not primarily in religion. ' Dr. Cochran, associate professor of religion, is presently on a leave of absence to study at Duke Utiiversity, where he has been working in the area of Puritanism. He received his A.B. degree from Stetson Uni versity, B.D. and Th.M. degrees from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Ph.D degree from Duke University. This is the sixth in the series of Distinguished Faculty Lectures. In November of this year Dr. Mary Lynch Johnson spoke on “Words- Daughters and Sons of Earth and of Heaven.” There will be a reception after the lecture to which all students, faculty, and guests are invited Dr. Bernard H. Cochran Lemmon D/Vec/s Campus Preparafions for Special Occasion Inauguration Weekend Will Be April 14-15 Seven hundred invitations have been addressed and mailed. Ap proximately 200 Meredith students have been asked to help. At least 150 universities and colleges will send delegates. What is this crowd- drawing occasion? Inauguration weekend at Meredith College is drawing near! The events leading up to the in auguration of President E. Bruce Heilman will begin on the morning of Friday, April 14, at 10:30 a.m. ■ with a ground breaking ceremony for the Carlyle Campbell Library. This event will be followed by a reception in the Blue Parlor in honor of Dr. Carlyle Campbell. Friday Scholarship Society Wilt Tap New Members Kappa Nu Sigma to Feature Dr. C S. Sims As Lecturer The annual Kappa Nu Sigma as sembly program is scheduled for 'Friday, April 7, at 11:00 a.m. Dr, Catherine Strateman Sims, dean of Sweet Briar College and professor of history and political science, will deliver the address. During the program new junior members of Kappa Nu Sigma, the Meredith honorary scholarship so ciety, will be announced. Dr. Sims was graduated with hon ors from Barnard College in 1934, where she was elected to member ship in Phi Beta Kappa. The fol lowing year she studied at the In stitute of Historical Research of the University of London. She received the A.M. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University. After serving as an instructor of history at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Dr. Sims went to Agnes Scott College, where she was a professor of history for a number of years. From 1960 until 1963 Dr. Sims was dean of the American College for Girls in Istanbul, Turkey. Her topic here will be related to her service in this position as she will speak on women and women’s edu cation in Turkey. INAUGURAL ISSUE The publication date of the next is* sue of THE TWIG is April 13. This issue will be concerned pri marily with the iuauKuration of Presi dent E. Bruce Heilman, and any in formation related to the Inauguration or to other events should be given to the editor by April 5 for publication in this Issue of THE TWIG. night at 8:00 p.m. in Jones Audi torium, the first performance by the Meredith Playhouse of John Brown's Body will be given. Saturday, April 15, will provide a full day of activities beginning with the registration of guests from 8:30 until 10:15 a.m., to be followed by an informal coffee hour in the Alumnae House from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. At 10:45 the academic pro cession will begin the inaugural cere monies, which will be held at the amphitheater. The Honorable Mr. Brooks Hays, past president of the Southern Bap tist Association, will deliver the In augural address. Following the morning ceremonies will be a lun cheon in the court for visitors and at the lake for Meredith students. At 2:30 p.m. Dr. Heilman will be honored at a reception in the Blue Parlor. Beginning at 3:00 p.m. Dr. Heilman’s house will be open to the public until 6:00 p.m. Also at 3:00 will be a horse show for those guests and students interested in the equi tation program. The second per formance of John Brown’s Body will be presented at 8:00 p.m. Throughout the weekend there will be two art exhibits in Joyner Hall and special exhibits in Johnson Hall. The art displays will ^ those of senior art major Brenda Vaughan’s exhibition and also an exhibit of the best paintings of the semester by various art students. The Johnson Hall exhibits will in clude one of the history of Mere dith, one of Dr. Heilman’s life, and a third one of the library plans. Dr. Sarah Lemmon, chairman of the department of history, is serving as chairman of the Inauguration Committee, Second Slate Balloting Held, Campus Elections Completed On Thursday, March 16, the sec ond slate election for student body officers was held. Tcenie Sink led the slate by cap turing the chairmanship of the Legislative Board. The race for Stu dent Activities Board chairman was thrown into a run-off between Patsy Burks and Judy Kornegay. This run off election was held yesterday after the deadline for The Twig, The run-off yesterday between Pam Pernell and Brenda Smith de cided who will serve as chief coun selor. Patsy James was elected trea surer of the Student Government Association, and Jean Levin was Silver Shield Taps Four On Tuesday, March 21, the mem bers of Silver Shield, the campus honorary leadership society, tapped four new members into the society. The new members, all seniors, arc Margaret Hall, president of the Senior Class; Sandra Hobbs, presi dent of the Nonresident Students; Linda Wright, chairman of the Leg islative Board; and Mimi Holt, edi tor of the Twig. During the assembly period in which the tapping was con ducted, Mr. Bud Walker, Director of Religious Activities, spoke to the members of the student body. Fol lowing his remarks, the new mem bers were welcomed into the society. Old members of Silver Shield par ticipating in the program were Lynn Grumbles, president; Kay Cocker- ham, vice president; Beverly Scar borough, secretary-treasurer; Ellen Kirby and Kae Freeman, senior mem^rs; and Lynne O’Dell and Teenie Sink, junior associate mem bers. voted in as president of Poteat Dormitory. Elected to serve as vice-presidents of Poteat were Teesie Ayers, Beth Smith, and Susan Stone, Vice-presi dents of Brewer and Faircloth dorms elected were Evelyn Carter, Ellen Derby, Janet Hamilton, Ann Henry, Kate Huggins, and Shera Jackson. An additional vice-presi dent for these dorms was decided in yesterday’s run-off between Mary Neil Senter and Ruth Ann Walters. Donna Hanson was elected to serve as president of Brewer or Faircloth, and the additional dorm president was chosen in the run-off between Becky Batson and Linda Sears. Mary Owens was chosen to serve as vice-president of the Meredith Christian Association. A run-off be tween Ann Crockett and Mary Har per Freeman decided who will serve as college marshall. Ellen Warren was elected editor of the Acorn, and Judy Ratley was chosen to serve as business manager of that publicadon. Other publica tion business managers elected were Suzanne Guthrie for The Twig and Jackie Boone for the Oak Leaves.