Vol. 2, No. 2
CHAPEL HILL, N. C, THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 1960
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NEW HOME This is the architect's drawing of the new
$SG5,009 addition to Peabody Hall, the home of the School of Educa
tion. The building will be dedicated in ceremonies Sunday, setting
Spanish Kinescope Made
For Mexican University
(Editor's Note: Two hundred
copies of this issue of the UNC
News will be sent to Escuela
Normal Superior in Mexico City.
The following paragraph is a
salute to the students and facul
Saludos A Los Estudiantes Y
La Facultad De La Escuela
Normal Superior De Mexico, D.
Este numero del UNC News
envia saludos a nuestros amigos
en Mexico y da un intorme
del intercambio provechoso en
tre la Escuela Normal Superior
y la Escuela de Education.
Copias de este periodico seran
distribuidas a los companeros
de profesion con nuestra mas
BY JOE MED LIN
UNC Spanish students who are
being trained to teach that lan
guage in secondary schools have
prepared a TV kinescope for
transmission to Escuela Normal
Superior of Mexico City.
The program is entirely in
Spanish and will be telecast over
a TV station in Mexico.
The telecast is part of the in
teriastitutiond affiliation pro
gram between Escuela Normal
Superior and the School of Edu
cation which provided for ex
change of ideas and instructional
materials relating to education.
Twenty such affiliations have
been arranged by the U. S. In
formation Agency in cooperation
w ith the American Association of
Colleges for Teacher Education
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as a means of increasing inter
national understanding and good
UNC was awarded a grant of
$1,000 to finance the project.
"More progress has been
made in the UNC affiliation
than in any other," said Arnold
Perry, Dean of the School of
' The project has been under
way for two years. Previous
exchanges have included books,
magazines, a photographic dis
play, 1,000 copies of the Daily
Tar Heel in Spanish and a series
of color slides of the University
of North Carolina with a syn
chonized recording in Spanish
describing UNC activities.
In May UNC sent a collection
of art work done by pupils in
Chapel Hill schools in grades one
through twelve. The shipment
included 24 pieces of work done
New Alumni Heads
New officers of the University
of North Carolina Alumni Associa
tion, announced for the first time
Monday, were installed at the
Commencement Alumni Luncheon
attended by some 400 returning
II. Dail Holderness of Tarboro,
class of 1931, took over as presi
dent for the coming year. Dr.
James E. Davis of Durham, class
of '40, was elected first vice-president.
He will succeed Holderness
and serve as president in 1961-62.
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off the annual "School Week."
Chancellor William Aycock wil
in water colors and crayon. Two
works were sent from each
grade. The drawings will be put
on exhibit at Escuela Normal
UNC receives periodically copies
of Escula Normanl Superior's
"Revista," in Spanish, and their
"English Tidings" with stories
of their work and accounts of
UNC has also received numer
ous letters and bulletins describ
ing operations at Escuela Normal
Students at Escuela Normal
Superior are now making a se
ries of slides on Education in
Mexico for transmission to UNC.
Escuela Normal Superior is
a branch of the University of
Mexico and is located inside
Mexico City. Their regular ses
sion run from February through
November and about 1,000 stu
dents are enrolled. An intensive
winter session runs during Dec
ember and January.
The subject program at Escue
la Normal Superior is highly con
centrated in the student's teach
"The project has been the
means of providing excellent op
portunities for UNC students
who plan to teach Spanish to
learn more about the Spanish
language and the Latin-American
culture," Dean Perry said.
These two years have stimu
lated interest in Mexico for an
exchange of students.
"These activities are build
ing good will and international
understanding," Perry said.
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President William Friday and
be among the speakers at the
The first legislative meeting of
the summer school Student Gov
ernment will be held" this after
noon at 4:00 in the Student Gov
ernment office, Graham Memo
rial. Summer School President Bob
Bingham will convene the StU'
dent Government Board. This
board, comprised of six students,
was appointed by the regular-ses
sion student body President David
Grigg and was approved by the
Student Legislature. -
The Board serves a similar
function to that of the Student
Legislature in regular sessions.
The Board initiates various
legislation, appropriates student
funds and can approve or disap
prove presidential appointments.
One of the first items to come
before the board will be the ap
pointment of Davis B. Young as
summer Attorney General. The
Attorney General is chosen by the
summer Presidenth from mem
bers of the Men's Honor Council.
Bingham said he appointed
Young to the post because "Davis
has had experience in Student
Government and committee work
that is needed to make this job a
The appointment of an assistant
Attorney General for coedc has
not been made yet.
Dave Jones was appointed
Presidential press secretary by
Board members are Rufus Ed
miston, Haywood Holderness,
Dave Jones, Frank Miller, Frank
Payne and Willis Williams.
The School of Education's new
$865,000 home will be formally
dedicated here Sunday at 8 p.m.
The new addition to Peabody
Hall will be dedicated by William
C. Friday, president of the Con
solidated University. Chancellor
William B. Aycock will also par
ticipate in the dedication, along
with Dean Arnold Perry of the
School of Education.
Others who will take part in
the program are Charles F. Car
roll, N. C. State Superintendent
of Public Instruction, and Vance
Barron, pastor of Chapel Hill
The dedication services will be
followed by an open house held
at Peabody. The ceremonies will
touch off "School Week" here, a
tour-day conference on education
held annually by the School of
Noted speakers and discussion
panelists will be featured on the
program, according to Dr. Ben
Fountain Jr., chairman of School
Week. Dr. Fountain says he ex
pects a large turnout of educators
and friends of education to at
tend the ceremonies.
Addresses by two noted educa
tors will be featured on Monday's
program. Lawrence Derthick,
Commissioner of Education of the
U. S. Office of Education will
speak Monday morning, and Helen
Macintosh, Chief of the Ele
mentary Schools section in the
U. S. Office, will deliver the
John Walton and L. P. McLen
don will speak on Tuesday. Wal
ton is head of the Department of
Education at Johns Hopkins Uni
versity, and McLendon is Chair
man of the N. C. Board of Higher
Education. Discussion groups will
also be held throughout the day.
Dallas Herring, Chairman o
the N. C. State Board of Educa
tion, will deliver an address on
Wednesday, the final day ol
President Friday said "The Uni
versity is most fortunate in hav
ing this new facility for it will
enable us to move to yet greater
quality in our educational pro
gram." Chancellor Aycock added that
the dedication of the addition to
Peabody Hall "is a significant
event in the life of the Univer
sity. This new facility will make it
possible to serve the public
schools more and more effectively
as time passes."
One Freshman was overheard
saying to another in Y-Court,
"Pardon me please, but have you
found out where Bingham is yet?"