Meredith College Librar.' Raleign« Nor^ Carolina Changes Made XLIC TIA/I/^ College Minister In Aid Program 1 rl a 1 W 11'^ Explains Role Page 4 III Lit I ■ W 1 Page 3 Newspaper of the Students of Meredith College VoJ. XLII MEREDITH COLLEGE, RALEIGH, N. C., SEPTEMBER 28, 1967 No. 1 Plans Made to Expand New Exchange Program Six Raleigh Colleges Will Participate Three Meredith students iDspect the progress of the new Carlyle Campbell Library, I Construction of Library Begins Campus Development Program President E. Bruce Heilman and the Institute of Advancement are currendy involved in the three-year $5 million development campaign ' for Meredith. The Carlyle Campbell Library, a dormitory, a college cen ter, and a physical education facility are included in the plans. A library construction contract for $723,097 vi'as awarded to the Clancey and Theys Construction Company of Raleigh during the sum mer. Furnishing and equipment for the library, when added to construc tion costs, will bring the total to less than a million dollars. The new library will be named for President Emeritus Carlyle Campbell who re tired in 1966 after serving as president of the college for twenty-seven years. Construction is expected to be completed in time for use at the beginning of the 1968-69 school term. The new dormitory, providing space for an additional one hundred resident students, and the physical education building are to be under construction as soon as Meredith receives final approval from the Baptist State Convention. Plans for expansion of the Mere dith and North Carolina State Uni versity inter-institutional coopera tion to involve all Raleigh colleges and universities won approval at the meeting of the Meredith Col lege Board of Trustees Tuesday, September 26. The trustees con tinued Tuesday morning a semi annual session begun Monday night at a dinner meeting. The group also approved a new program providing the local com munity opportunity for “culture un der the stars" through expanded use of the Mclvet Amphitheater. The amphitheater will be made avail able to the Raleigh community for such activities as »erettas, dramas, and pop and symphony concerts, as well as civic and church conferences. A move was also begun to in crease student fees, effective next year. The executive committee asked that fees be raised $150 per semester, with 100 going for tuition and $50 for room and board. Expanding the inter-institutional cooperation program will mean in volvement by not only Meredith and NCSU, but also Peace, St. Mary’s, St. Augustine’s, and Shaw Univer sity. The presidents of all six col leges have already begun meetings (ContiDiied on page 4) "Censorship" Chosen as Theme Concerts, Lectures Planned “Censorship in a Democratic So ciety” will the theme for the 1967-68 concert and lecture series at Meredith College. First speaker on the program will be Sam Ragan, executive editor of Kappa Nu Sigma Announces Acceptance of New Members The Kappa Nu Sigma Honor So ciety announced the acceptance of new members in the annual spring meeting. Among the members were recent graduates Frances Bridgets, Blanche Noel Perry, and Judy Jones Perry. The seniors include Judith Alexander, Theresa Ayers, Barbara Bailey, Nancy Boyd, Carole Evans, Ann Hill, Brenda Carole Jones, Beth Porter, Beth Smith, Ginny Sut- NewMembers Fill Vacancies In College Faculty, Staff ton, and Jane Waller. Membership in tlie society is based on scholastic standing main tained over a period of two or more years. The members work to gether throughout the year to en courage and uphold high scholastic excellence on the campus. Among the activities planned for this year are a chapel program in the fall and a lecture by a distinguished speaker in the spring. Serving the society as officers this year are Carole Evans, president; Beth Porter, vice-president; Ginny Sutton, secretary; Theresa Ayers, treasurer; and Brenda Carole Jones, reporter. Dr. Norma Rose is the sponsor. Appointment of fourteen new fac ulty members and three staff mem bers has filled vacancies created during the spring and summer by retirement, resignation, and a leave of absence. Dr. Charles A. Davis, a former instructor at North Carolina State University, has been named as sistant professor and head of the mathematics department. He re ceived his B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. at NCSU. Other new faculty members in clude; Mrs. Humphries * Named to Direct Public Relations Mrs. Faye B. Humphries has been named Director of Public Re lations. k Mrs. Humphries has been news " director at Meredith for the past three years and, during the last year, ' served as a staff assistant in public relations. Her new position will in clude handling news and other types 1^ of public information, as well as ^directing the college’s overall pub lic relations program. An honor graduate of East Caro lina University, Mrs, Humphries was editor of the college newspaper ■ and yearbook. Prior to joining the ^ Meredith staff, she worked on The News and Observer and The Ra leigh Times. She has also done radio • and television writing and broad- casdng. Mrs. Janie S. Archer, instructor in health and physical education. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Mrs. Archer has taught previously at Mount Olive Junior College, Con verse College and East Carolina Uni versity. Dr. Gloria Blanton, assistant pro fessor of psychology. She will also be a member of the administrative staff as co-ordinator of long-range planning and a consultant in coun seling and educational testing. She received her B.A. degree from Wake Forest University, her M.A. from Related Article, page 3 Columbia University, and her Ph.S. from the University of North Caro lina at Chapel Hill. Mrs. Kay Friedrich, part-time in structor of home economics. A graduate of Michigan State Univer sity, she has been a teacher in Michigan high schools. Dr. Margaret A. Gooch, assistant professor of English. Formerly a part-time instructor at UNC-CH, she received her Ph.D. there this year. She is a graduate of Texas Chris tian University. Mrs. Letitia Mahill, part-time in structor of English. After gradua tion from Auburn University, she received her M.A. at UNC-CH, Also, Mr. Robert W. Morgan, part-time instructor of German. He received the A.B., A.M., and B.D. degrees from Duke University, and is currently minister of Gibson Me morial Methodist Church in Spring Hope. Mr. Pari E. Smith, instructor of The News and Observer and The Raleigh Times. Ragan’s topic will be “The Courts and Obscenity.” He will speak at 8 p.m. on November 9 and his lecture, like other events in the series, will be held in Jones auditorium and will be open to the public. Dr. Oron J. Hale, professor of history at the University of Virginia, will speak at 8 p.m. on December 5 on “The Censorship Policies of the Nazi Government.” Dr. Daniel Llord of the well known marionette artists firm, Llords Internationale, will appear at 7:30 p.m. on January 26. Although no date has been sched uled, the speaker for February will be Jesse Helms, executive director of Capital Broadcasting Company of Raleigh. Helms will discuss news censorship. The speaker in March will be United States Senator Sam Ervin, who will discuss the over all theme of the series, “Censorship in a DemocraUc Society.” Dr. and Mrs. George Luckten- berg of Spartanburg, S. C., known professionally as “TThe Lucktcnberg Duo,” will present a program of chamber music at 8 p.m. on April 17. Dr. Lucktenberg is a member of the music faculty at Converse College. The final lecture in the series will be given by Dr. R. Baird Shumann (Continued on page 3) English Instructor Honored by Group Dean Louise Fleming has an nounced that a donation to be known as the Carolyn Peacock Poole Gift is being given to the American Association of University Women. This contribution, from the Raleigh branch, honors Mrs. Poole, instructor of English at Mere dith. Although gifts honoring cer tain A.A.U.W. members for special service are widespread, this is tfie first presented by the local branch. Mrs. Poole was selected because during her term as fellowship chair man for the branch, the contribu tions were the highest in the history of the local organization. During her term as president, the branch made one of the most significant changes in its history by inviting to its mem bership ail eligible Negro women in the area. Five hundred dollars will be given to the A.A.U.W. to be awarded to women throughout the world who are doing doctoral or post-doctoral work. Dr. Lois Frazier, the present fellowship program chairman, said that it is possible the award may be added to the endowment of the III,...I I I It tt Elizabeth Avery Colton Fellowship. VlifleS Ond Fiaales very few North Carolina women Square dancing and live country musk were featured al the “Vlltles and Fiddles” honor, ^Aougb supper held Suuda)' ntcht, September 24, In ttie Hut. Hie proceeds, amounHng to $200, Dr. Leshe ayron WaS a recipient in will be donated to tbe North Carolina &hool for tiie Blind. 1959. I biology. A graduate of Campbell College and Candidate for the M.S. degree at NCSU, Mr. Smith is tlic former Head Residence Counselor at NCSU and has also taught in Wake and Harnett counties. Mrs. LaRose Spooner, instructor (Continued on page 3) Radio Program Every Sunday at 5s30 p.ni., WPTF will air a Meredith College program. Mrs. Faye Humphries, as well as Dianne Jaclcsoo, Charlotte Scbaible, and Mary Holeo Simnis plan and tape (lie live minute resume of campus events.