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Newspaper of the Students of Meredith College
Volume XLI
No. 15
Graduation Exercises Set;
Caldwell, Crouch To Speak
144 Seniors Will Receive Degrees on June 4
Meredith College will hold the
annual commencement exercises on
June 4 in the Elva Mclver amphi
theater. A total of 144 seniors are
candidates for liberal arts or bache
lor of music degrees.
Dr. John T. Caldwell, chancellor
of North Carolina State University,
will.-be the principal speaker at the
graduation ceremonies to be held at
5:00 p.m.
After receiving his B.S. degree
from Mississippi State University,
Dr. Caldwell earned his M.A. de
grees from Duke University and
from Columbia University. He re-
Dr. Jfofan T. Caldwell
ceived the Ph.D. degree from
Princeton University. Dr. Caldwell
has taught at Vanderbilt University
and has been president of Alabama
College and the University of Ar
kansas. He is also the former presi
dent of the National Association of
State Universities and Land*Grant
Prior to the commencement, the
seniors will hear a baccalaureate
sermon by Dr. W. Perry Crouch at
11:00 a.m. in the college audi
After receiving his B.A. degree
from Lenoir Rhyne College, Dr.
Crouch attended Southwestern Bap
tist Theological Seminary, where he
received his Th.M. degree. He has
served on the Board of Trustees of
Wake Forest College and Southeast
ern Baptist Seminary and on the
Board of Directors of the Biblical
Recorder, Presently, Dr. Crouch is
the general secretary-treasurer of
the Baptist State Convention of
North Carolina.
Commencement weekend ac
tivity will begin on Friday with the
arrival of alumnae, who will gather
for class reunions and other annual
events to be held on Saturday, May
Class Day will begin at the am
phitheater at 4:00 p.m. Following
the daisy chain processional, Mar
garet Hall, president of the Senior
Class, will welcome guests. The class
history will be read and the class
song will be sung. Other highlights
include the class prophecy, pres
entation of cap and gown, and for
mation of class numerals on the is
Dr. Trank Grubbs, head of the fucultj’ committee on conccrls and lectures, discusses
Directions ’68 with student chairman, Judy Komcgay.
Concert, Lecture Committee
Reveals Project '68 Plans
The concert and lecture commit
tee for 1967-68 has made changes
and improvements concerning its
next season. As a result of recent
student government legislation, the
faculty committee on concerts and
lectures, headed by Dr. Frank
Dr. W. Peny Crouch
Silver Shield Inducts Seven,
Recognizes Campus Leaders
The Silver Shield, Meredith hon
orary leadership society, inducted
seven students into its membership
on Tuesday, May 9. During the cere
mony, Mrs. Donna Dull Hurt,
Sale of Faculty "Slaves" Nets $1636 for New Library
Auction Brings Funds, Fun
Members of the Meredith stu
dent body, faculty, and administra
tive staff combined their efforts on
May 10 to provide an evening of
merriment and to boost the fond
for the proposed Cwlyle Campbell
Library. The occasion was a faculty
auction, which brought an approxi
mate total of $1,636 in student con
The auction was the last in a
series of four major projects spon
sored by the student library fund
committee, headed by junior Mary
Arakas. Previously, a “flea market”
and the Play Day carnival netted
Board of Associates
Expands Enrollment
By Three Additions
The Meredith College Board of
Associates has three new additions
to its present membership of thirty-
Hargrove Bellamy, retired busi
nessman of Wilmington, North
Carolina, will join the board this
year. The two other new Board
members arc residents of Raleigh.
They are Harold R. Boozer, Direc
tor of the State Board of Higher
Education, and Fred E. Reiber,
manager of Western Electric Cor
poration Meter Division.
approximately $270. In addition,
the committee has organized the col
lection of S & H Green Stamps,
which are to be applied later to the
purchase of furnishings for the new
Mrs. Helena Allen of the health
and physical education department,
and Margaret Hall, senior, served
as auctioneers for over forty services
and articles put "on the block” in
the “Ye Olde Meredith Jail” setting.
Services sold included waiting tables
in the dining hall by Dean L. A.
Peacock and Dr. John Yarbrough,
laundry done by Miss Jane Greene
of the library staff, and two hall
concerts by President E. Bruce Heil
man and his “One Man’s Family.”
Some groups purchased dinners to
be prepared and served at faculty
and staff homes; others bought
baked goods to eat at hall parties
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IVb«. Jacqueline Beza of the de
partment of foreisn languages an
nounces with regret the cancellation
of the summer schtiol program in
France because of insufflcient reg*
Meredith alumna and former as
sistant in the office of admissions,
spoke to the student body on “What
Meredith Means to Me.”
Silver Shield was organia;d in
1935 to recognize outstanding stu
dents, who have contributed to life
at Meredith. The society recognizes
“Christian character, constructive
leadership, service to the school, catjon, art, and^ speech,
and scholarship.” The new members
are Patsy Burks, Lynn Dodge, Alma
Jo Hall, Elizabeth Maynard, Lynne
O’Dell, Jeannie Sams, and Teenie
Grubbs, will have formal student
representation for the first time. A
group of interested students will
work with Judy Kornegay, student
chairman. Dr. Grubbs, and his com
mittee to help plan and direct future
concerts and lectures at Meredith.
A poll conducted among faculty
members and meetings with stu
dents, who worked with Directions
’67, revealed that a program of
mixed cultural and lecture events
is desired. Students involved in the
Cybernetics Symposium have rec
ommended that lecturers be chosen
for their ability to communicate with
their audiences and that their topics
fit the interests of the Meredith
The major cultural event will be
the presentation of “Llords Interna
tional,” a professional marionette
show, which should be of special
interest to the departments of edu-
Lectures will be centered on Proj
ect ’68, planned similarly to the
1966-67 Cybernetics Symposium,
Directions ’67. Project '68 will be
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Study Grants Are Awarded
Gates, Williams Plan Research
Two members of the Meredith
College history and political science
department have recently received
grants to continue their education.
Dr. Rosalie Gates, associate profes
sor of history, 'has been awarded a
Film To Depict Development Drive, Campus Life
Movie Highlights Meredith
Filming has begun for a thirty
minute film combining the story of
life at Meredith and a description
of changes that will occur during
the three year development plan.
The movie will be used by television
stations, 'alumnae, civic clubs and
other organizations as part of the
public relations aspect of the de
velopment campaign.
The film, which will cost over
$10,000 to produce, is a gift to
Meredith College by Jesse Helms,
executive vice-president of the Capi
tal Broadcasting Company of Ra
leigh. Joel Lawhos of WRAL-TV
community affairs department is
producing the movie. Provision of
the script material and filming
schedule have been a joint project of
Grover Andrews, Mrs. Carolyn
Robinson, and Mrs. Faye Humph
Mr. Andrews explained that the
film is being made in two portions.
While both emphasize the develop
ment campaign, one twenty minute
segment will be of more general
interest This part of the film will
be shown in chapel and used for
alumnae and civic programs. The
second portion will be broadcast by
WRAL-TV shortly before the of
ficial launching of the Raleigh area
development drive.
Some twelve minutes of the first
portion of the movie has been pre
pared. This is centered on the ac
tivities a prospective student at
Meredith would observe if she
visited on the campus. In addition
to President E. Bruce Heilman,
Dean Louise Fleming, and Dean
L. A. Peacock, many students, fac
ulty, and friends have been in
volved. The black and white produc
tion will be narrated by Mr.
Lawhos, Dr. Heilman, and others. It
will be produced in mid-summer.
faculty fellowship for international
studies by the Ford Foundation. Mr,
Oliver Williams, instructor of politi
cal science, has received a summer
travel and study grant from the In
stitute of the Study of the Ameri
can States.
Dr. Gates will spend the academic
year of 1967-1968 at Duke Uni
versity and the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill in a co
operative program, designed to en
courage post-doctoral reading and
research. The program is aimed at
the enrichment and expansion of
course offerings on international af
fairs, especially concerning Asia.
After receiving her A.B.. A.M.,
and Ph.D. degrees from Duke Uni
versity, she joined the Meredith fac
ulty in 1965.
Mr. Williams will visit state capi
tals during the summer to study state
programming for federal-state co
The grant, sponsored by the Car
negie Foundation, was awarded to
seven political scientists. The In
stitute for the Study of American
States, located at Duke University,
was begun by former Governor
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