1973-05-17; Central Michigan Life
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'irr-mf-w*^*pmsp!fimP 1 t- ' . £ i*« entral IVI ^ Volume 54, Number 45 ichigan Central Michigan University May 17f, 1973, Trustees meet B oa rd p ro motes CM LIFE photo by Pat Procure CLOUDY SKIES, — cold rain and strong winds hampered much of CMU's 1973 -graduation exercises Saturday as approximately 2300 graduates took part in the first commencement ceremonies at the new Perry Shorts Stadium. / It's Michigan Week! "All right class, today we will draw a robin. A robin is our state bird . . . tomorrow I want everyone to bring in a map and find the city of Lansing, Lansing is the capital of Michigan ..." j Anybody who was educated in Michigan's school systent should *<tmm\m those word* far they- always came around this time of year and marked the celebration of Michigan Week. The week of May 19-26 will be the 20th anniversary of Michigan Week and althongh you might feel too old to get the red crayon out and start drawing robins, several activities will be taking place in the Mt. Pleasant area and people of all ages are welcome to participate. On Hospitality Day, the Embers, Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Voters will be offering free coffee and dontits at the Municipal Building and the Embers from 10-11 a.m. An All Michigan Products Dinner, sponsored by the Farm Bureau Women, will feature continuous serving from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the West Intermediate School Tuesday night.'Advance tickets are $3.00 and tickets at the door are $3.25, with lower rates for children under 12, Contact the Chamber of Commerce for complete information. The purpose of Michigan Week, according to the Board of Governors of the Greater Michigan Foundation are: to give Michigan citizens a greater knowledge and appreciation of their state; to expound the state's assets and resources for industry, business, education and recreation; and to faster s spirit of «soperstios among all communities and people to the end that all of Michigan will work together to make the state even more attractive and livable. Traditionally there are eight days of Michigan Week; Community Pride Day, Spiritual Foundations Day, Government Day, Heritage. Day, Livelihood Day,* Education Day, Hospitality Day »and Youth Day. Chamber of Commerces and Michigan Week chairmen Drop-Add deadline * ■ ■ ■ is Wednesday Next Wednesday is the last day students may drop & class or file a Repeat Request Card for the Spring Session. - Drop forms and Repeat Bequest Card* are available and must be returned to the Registrar's Office for processing by 4:30 p.m., according to Thomas A. Lindeman, Assistant Registrar, throughout the state are urging people to participate in Michigan Week activities, and even more important to remember Michigan after Michigan Week is over. Clarence Tuma, Mt. Pleasant restaurant owner, is the regional chairman for this year's Michigan Week activities. Action by the CMU Board of Trustees Wednesday resulted in the promotion of a total of 60 faculty members. Seventeen faculty members were promoted to the rank of professor, while 30 were promoted , to associate professor and 12 to assistant professor. Central's faculty currently numbers in excess of 650. The promotions include the* naming of Hans Fetting as chairman of the Department of English. Fetting had previously served as acting chairman of the department, The board approved the establishment of the Walter P. Nickell short-term loan fund; for use to provide aid to students active in museum natural history work. Recommendation that the Col. William B. Nolde long-term memorial loan fund'be established was also approved. Gifts totaling $2,078.63 for the month of April and a grant of $15,000 were 'accepted by the board. Other board action Wednesday included discussion and subsequent approval of a new, Univac computer system for the University. - The system, to cost an unspecified amount of money, is designed to upgrade educational standards' by increasing student accessibility to the computers. Contracting for the computer system is to be handled through the business and finance office on a five- year basis, according to a board redommendation. A report to the board by Vice Provost for instruction and. research Ernest Mineili on general education study and teacher preparation was' also heard. Mineili indicated two university seminars, which "could have far- reaching effects" on basic programs at Central, will be conducted during the summer months. Seven faculty members have been selected to serve in the seminar groups which will be conducted on the two topics, he said. Mineili said that two prominent themes have surfaced from the University's planning process during the past three years. These themes, he said, "reflect on aJl-University concern over general education and teacher requirements preparation." Mineili said that many of the ideas advanced by various groups deserve "concentrated study" ami that he hoped the seminars would acheive that. - v He adde'd that the seminar reports will be shared with the University community during the ' first general faculty meeting in th% fall and at general forums and hearings for faculty and student?. Also approved at he meeting was a supplement to the Graduation List of May, 1973, It traditionally had been up-dated each year, according to board members. Fetting named English chairman A loan fund for ROTC cadets has been .established at Central Michigan University as a memorial to Col. William B. Nolde, a former student and teacher here and the last American combat casualty before the Vietnam ceasefire. The long-term loan fund, approved Wednesday by the CMU Board of Trustees, will become available as an interest-free loan to worthy ROTC cadets here who are recommended by the Professor of Military Science. The fund, for which donations are still being accepted, is being established by friends, alumni and various veterans groups. Col. Nolde, who lived" with Mb wife and five children in Mt. Pleasant, died in a Communist-artillery barrage 11 hours before the Vietnam War was to officially end. He was senior American advisor in Binh Long Province at the time,, and had shown a deep interest in the history and culture of the Vietnamese people and the rebuilding of that country. Col. Nolde had received his B.S. degree from CMU and served as an assistant professor of military science here for three years. He was born in Menominee and taught briefly in Newberry after he received his degree from CMU. It . was there he met his wife, Joyce, .who still lives with their five children in Mt. Pleasant. "His life was characterized by a dedication to peace and rebuilding with the hope that all mankind would try to understand one another," notes the Col. William B. Nolde Loan Fund language approved Wednesday by the Board of Trustees. Interested persons may contribute to the fund by writing the CMU Development Office. CMU's Board of Trustees Wednesday appointed Dr. Hans F. Fetting as the new chairman of the University's Department of English. Fetting, a member of the English faculty since 1965, has served as acting department chairman since October, 1972. He replaced Dr. Lawrence Dawson, who has been on leave from the University throughout the 1972-73 school year. The new department chairman is an associate professor of English and is an authority in the area of historical linguistics. He is a past president and secretary of the Michigan Linguistics Society and is a member of the Linguistic Society of America, Medieval Academy of America and the American ''ffiffgnffiflT ot '""University Professors. ' A native of Saginaw, he earned his A,BV and A.M. degrees from the University of Michigan and received his Ph.D. from Michigan State Universtiy in 1970. Before joining the University faculty, he was a classroom teacher at Saginaw High School. In other board action nationally syndicated columnist Russell Kirk was named a Distinguished Visiting Professor at CMU. As a Distinguished Visiting Professor, Kirk will teach special classes in the University's departments of English and history. Born and raised in Plymouth, Mich., Russell Kirk has become an intellectual spokesman for American conservatism through his many books and articles. His syndicated column, "To the Point," is carried ip more than 150 newspapers across the country. Widely traveled as a guest lecturer, Kirk writes most of his columns and books from his home in nearby Mecosta, Mich. A collection of his published works, including manscripts and the columnist's personal correspondence with prominent political and literary figures, is housed in the University's Clarke Historical Libarary, Kirk is a member of the Clarke Library's governing board. LIFE returns today Today marks the return of CM LIFE from a temporary ten-day break in publication. This summer LIFE will put out a total of nine issues — one a week during both the mini and summer sessions. LIFE will be published eacti Thursday from May 17-31 and again from June 21-July 26. Regular fall publication three times a week will resume on August 27. Three out on bond in murder case By Linda Minnie LIFE Staff Writer In recent developments of the McNeil murder case, three persons have been released on bail following arraignments in the last six days. William Rom waiter, 23, Haslett; Harold G. Ingle, 22, Grand Rapids; and Daniel E. Manville, 23, Flint, were freed on=T*uesday. --- - Dan Manville, who was charged with two counts of first degree murder under the felony murder doctrine and second degree murder entered a plea of guilty to voluntary manslaughter at a Tuesday examination. Voluntary- manslaughter carries a maximum sentence of 15 years. Ingle, who was arraigned May 1 on charges of first degree murder under the felony murder doctrine and conspiracy to committ armed robbery, was released Tuesday after . paying a $35,000 bond. Rom waiter, charged with the same offenses as Ingle, pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of possession of herion, and was also released on bond. His bond was set at $50,000. Jack Manville, brother of Dan, is still being held in Jackson State Prison, He was picked Up for possession of marijuana and jailed at Jackson, He was brought before the district court May 4" and later was returned to prison. Manville will be sentenced June 4 at 1:30 p.m. by Circuit Court Judge Robert Campbell. He has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. Gregory Yost, 21, Lakeland,, is still waiting for his circuit court appearance and is being held in the county jail. Yost Was bound over to Circuit Court at .a preliminary examination'last ^PKursdayr- - -~ He was charged with murder and conspiracy to committ armed robbery as was Ingle and Rom*- waiter. Gary S. Knopp, Ionia is still at large. He is wanted on twot counts of warrant issued on him. McNeil died the night of Dec. 9 when he, Douglas Edgar, Shepherd sophomore and Terry Taft, 21 were bound, gagged and beaten by three persons at 1002 S. Main. Two attend lectures Two CMU faculty members recently attended an eight day educational seminar on drug usage at the National i vDrug Dependence Institute at Yale University, New Haven, Conn. Dr. Donald Bertsch, chairman of the Counseling Center, and Donald Rreckon, associate professor of -health education, represented the University and Mt. Pleasant Community Council on Drug Misuse. The institute included formal lectures and opportunities to visit drug treatment programs in the New Haven area. Faculty included representatives of the National Institute of Health, the U.S. Office of Education and the East Coast Drug Prevention and Intervention Program. Both members were sponsored by the Michigan Office of Drug Abuse and Alcoholism. INDEX TO LIFE City News .." ...,...!.: ^ Page 2 Local News v. - .Page 3,5 Editorial .Page 4 Trena's Column ,. v Page 4 *■■ ' Sports Roundup. .^ Page 6 Tennis photo Story .' '. ;• Page 6 - CM UFE photo by Mlckl £••*> CLASS OF '93 - Seven month old Marquis de East tries on his aunt's • mortar board (after viewing comencement ceremonies Saturday when* * 2300 were graduated at Perry Shorts Stadium. fctsssMM —*—," -*- * .- -*«."«"—•"
|Title||1973-05-17; Central Michigan Life|
|Publisher||Students of Central Michigan University|
|Description||Thursday, May 17, 1973 issue of the student newspaper of Central Michigan University. Also known as CM-Life. Originally published biweekly. Later published three times a week during the academic year and once a week during the summer. Began publication in 1941. Previously known as Central State Life. Issues from 1999 to the present are available online at the CMLife website.|
|Subject/Keywords||Central Michigan University - Newspapers; Mount Pleasant (Mich.) - Newspapers; Isabella County (Mich.) - Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
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