A S P a President Gould Keynotes All-University Convocation

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VOL. L I , N O . 2 4
President Gould Keynotes All-University Convocation
Discusses College Role
In Developing Maturity
President Samuel Gould of the State University
of New York highlighted Tuesday's All-University
Convocation with a keynote address entitled " T h e
Student and the University." In the speech he discussed the intellectual life of the University and
how he hopes it will influence the student and the
sonnel interrelationships
other students and teachers and
\ He began with a short
campus social events.
welcome of the Class of
"If the right right formulas
1969, und went on to call
have teen used which Include suitable proportions of encouragement
University's New
and pressure, the correct balance
Campus a symbol of
between subject matter and judgchange which will move
ments, the proper amount of a s sistance coupled with a judicious
the University "towards
amount of aloofness when the stubecoming a major educadent tends to become dependent,
tional and research centhe skill amalgamation of the contemporary and the constant —
Dressed in his academic garb, President Gould keynoted Tuesday's All-University Convocation
with a discussion of the "Student and the University."
Drs. Fiser, Thome Accept Positions
As University's New Vice Presidents
The University enters
1965-66 academic
year buttressed by the
creation of two new vice
president positions.
Dr. Webb S. Fiser, recently a
professor of political science at
the University's Graduate School
of Public Affairs, lias been appointed vice president for academic affairs. Dr. Clifton C
Thome, who was appointed dean
of students on July 1, was elevated
to vice president for student affairs.
Both appointments were made
by Dr. Evan R, Collins, president
of the University, following approval by the State University
Board of Trustees.
Expanded Roles
In his new position, Dr. Fiser
will coordinate all academic matters at the growing University
Center. Dr. Thome will lie responsible for all student living
These newly-created positions
represent important revisions in
the University's administrative
set-up. Both vice presidencies will
bear more prestige and employ a
larger role than the positions of
Dean of Students and Dean of Aca-
Dr. Thorne
...Elevated to Vice President of Student Affairs
demic Affairs.
Varied Background
Dr. Fiser did all of his degree
work at the University of Chicago
where he earned his AB, MA, and
Ph. D. in Political Science. Prior
to joining the staff at the Graduate School of Public Affairs, Dr.
Fiser taught at Syracuse University and at the University of Detroit.
In 10D9, he was the principal
planner for the East Side Urban
Renewal Project in the City of
Syracuse. He lias published a book
on urban problems, "Mastery ol
the Metropolis."
sity College, and since July 1, as
dean of students. He has written
articles on automation and education, educational television t
Dr. Fiser
...Vice President of
Academic Affairs
University's Existence
Aware of Responsibility
This mature person is aware of
his responsibility and has "an unending curiosity leading to serious
He is a person who knows the
value of privacy; Gould sald - triat
the "real test of the educated man
is what he can find to do when he
is left to his own device with no
gadgets to help him."
Still another element of maturity
"A university education is not
merely preparation for life; it is
life itself."
He called the student the " s e lected, and ultimately the educated,
core of our society and our hope
for leadership in all aspects of
Gould said that it is the function
of the university to bring about an
awareness in the student. This Is
done through the classroom, per-
Forty Organizations to Participate
In Annual
Day Tomorrow
Activities Day, 196G, will lie
held tomorrow, September 18 from
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Alumni
quadrangle. Co-chairmen Deliby
Friedman and Gall Magallff expect a large turnout lor the annual event,
Approximately forty campus organizations will participate in the
day's program. Activities Day Is
designed to acquaint stdents, e s pecially freshmen and transfers,
with the various organizations at
State and their activities,
Students will also be able to
sign up for membership in these
organizations at this time, Several
clubs will present special programs. Dramatics Council will
give a one act play and Modern
Dance Club will give a demonstration of expressive dance.
Groups Present
All exhibition of fencing will be
presented by Fencing Club anil
Headers Club will give a short
presentation. Among the groups
Which will participate in Activities Day are Freedom Council,
Forum ol Politics, Debate Council, Christian Science Organization, Tryads, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Newman Club,
lllllel, and Canterbury Club,
Also, the International Student
Association, Phi Beta Lambda,
Biology Club, Les Innovateurs,
Russian Club, Student Education
Association, Headers Club, Special
Event Board, and Central Council.
Also, Circle K, Smiles, University Commuters Organization, Women's Athletic Association, Association of Men's Intramural Athle-
given all this, a mature, independent, individualized person
should emerge."
Gould called the existence of
the university a "major bastion
against ignorance and the wellspring of ideas by which "civilization progresses."
"In a democratic society we are
committed to the belief that a
university should be free and untrammeled in Its explorations and
that the shadow of tiiought control
should never touch it.
"Adherence to tills principle is
the best guarantee we have of the
preservation and nurture of our
democratic ideals."
He said that a university's major
responsibility to the student is to
prepare him for the "sharing of
the passion and action of our time
and to place you (the student)
squarely In the midst of both even
while you are students.
Preparation far Life
Product of Albany
Dr. Thome is a product of the
University having earned his BS
and MS degrees at Albany. He
received his Ed. D. degree from
Columbia University.
He has served the University,
teaching on Its business faculty,
as director of graduate studies,
dean of men, dean of the Univer-
He then discussed the reason
for the university and its duty
towards the student.
tics, Camp Board, Outing Club,
Fencing Club, Chess Club, and
Bridge Club.
Arts, Communications
The fine arts organizations will
be represented by Art Council,
Music Council and Dramatic Council. The Albany Student Press,
Torch, Primer and W.S.U.A. will
the communications
In case of rain, the program
will go on as scheduled, however
the various exhibits will be moved
indoors to Brubacher Hall, Students Interested in any club or
organization are urged to attend
the day's activities in order to
become acquainted with the organization and Its members.
(continued /'"(,"• 2)
President's Reception
Commences Tonight
Over HnO friishmen and transfer students will lie Introduced to
the Administration and student
leaders this weekend during the
President's Reception. The events
will take place in Brubnch'r Lower
Lounge tonight at 8 p.m. and in the
Dutch Quadrangle Dining Hall Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m.
Tonight's reception will he for
freshmen living in the Alumni
Quad and group houses and commuters. Saturday's reception will
be frosh living in the Dutch Quad
and In motels. Sunday's event will
lie for transfer students.
Members of MYSKAN1A will
serve as host and hostesses for
the evening. They will greet each
freshman and transfer student mid
Introduce them to the members of
the receiving line which will include President and Mrs. Evan
R. Collins, Vice President for
Student Affairs and Mrs. Clilton
Thorne, Dean of the University
College and Mrs. Robert Morris
and Richard Thompson, Chairman of Central Council,
Students will be received according to the first letter of their
last name at the following times:
S-Z 8:00 - 8:30 p.m.
L-li 8:30 - 0:00 p.m.
F-K 0:00 - 0:30 p.m.
A-E 0:30 - 10j00 p.m.
Formal dress is requested for
all three occasions. Dark suits and
ties are In order for men and dark
dresses, hats, gloves and heels
for women,.
The Reception Is being given
under the auspices of the Special
Events Board, Suzanne Wade and
Robert McOdare are serving as
co-chairmen for the event.
All freshmen U d transfer students are urged •} attend.
AttAH* rruoiHT w i s t
Frlstay, September 17, I M S
Work Stoppage
Slows Progress
AMrica National Theatre Opens
Opens First Office at SUNYA
The ten week construction strike
over the summer has delayed completion of the dormitory tower on
the Dutch quadrangle and the lower
dormitories on the Colonial Quadrangle.
Motels In the Albany area are
once again being used to accommodate those students who were
unable to move into the dormitories. Three hundred, students are
living In the three motels, 200 men
In the Thruay Motor Inn, 50
women in the Travelodge Motel,
and SO women in the Holiday Inn.
by Dion* Somtrvillt
President Evan R. Collitis and Stanley R. Young,
executive director of the American National Theatre
and Academy, has announced that the first university-based office of the organization is slated to
open at the University this fall. Representing ANTA
when formal announcements were made were Young,
Miss Peggy Wood, noted American actress and president of ANTA, and Miss Ruth Mayleas, National
Theatre Service director for the organization.
Present from the Unl- The new oHlce ls g part of the
Men Only in Tower
While conditions in the Tower
drama faculty state University Theatre Service
Quad are nearly com-'
w e r e Dr. Paul Pettit and Center and Will work closely with
pleted, now women will live there
the N e w York s t a t e
because of the presence of worktne aamimsirai!0r-aesig- T n e g t r e Association headquarters,
n a t e Of t h e n e w Office, established here in 1960.
Plumbing fixtures were Installed
Professor Edward J.
First of Many
In time for the beginning of the
Mendus, presently pub- As the first endeavor of Its
semester but certain painting, carthe Albany office marks a
peting, and work on electrical outlicity director and busi- kind,
significant step in building co- President Collins carries torch in the solemn Candelight Cere lets still remains to be done.
ness manager of the State hesive regional centers to stimu. The University has provided
University Theatre.
late local theatre activity, and is mony during which the class of 1969 was inducted into the Uni transportation for motel dwellers
The importance of the occasion planned as one of many to be versity.
and those living on the New Camwas Indicated by the number of opened by ANTA, the only nation.
pus by a contract with The United
delegates present from regional
, __• ^ ^ chartered theatre organizaTraction Company, The University
theatre associations.
tion in the United States.
owns two buses at the present
They Included officers of the
time and will purchase two more
Mr. Mendus, the second regional
American Educational Theatre As- director to be appointed, ls best
sociation, the United States Insti- known at State for his design and
tute for Theatre Technology, Eas- direction of "The Flies," "The
Feeding Provisions
tern States Theatre Association, Playboy of the Western World,'
Provisions for feeding the stuThe
dents living in motels has also
New York State Community Thea- a m ] "Beautiful People.'
tre Association, and the New York
His technical direction contri- University staff this year swells the total of general been arranged. Those living in
State Council on the Arts.
buted to the success of other pro- faculty to 500, largest in the institution's history. the Thruway Motor Inn and the
Hailed by Dr. Pettit as the har- ductions as well, notably "Ring
Travelodge will have breakfast
binger of "a new era of coopera- Round the Moon," "Oedipus Rex," Dr. Evan R. Collins, President of the University, and dinner at the cafeteria on the
tion between professional and aca- "Ghosts," "Murder In the Cathe- welcomed the new members while addressing the Dutch Quad. The girls at the Holidemic theatre," the new post will dral," "The Maids," and "Red general faculty in Page Hall on September 9. day Inn will have breakfast there
provide all the basic services of Eye of Love."
and dinner In the Alden-Waterthe main offices of ANTA.
On the new faculty are Genoa.
bury cafeteria.
39 doctors of philosophy
English Professor
An Ithaca College alumnus, he
ANTA National in New York City first JJoined
( cont'd)
Mrs. Dona Strauss, with a Ph.D.
the "'""
staff "'
of the
then and three doctors of edls serving as a clearing house for s"""
"';'ou "™
from the University of Cambridge,
theatre information in the upstate | t e College t h e ^ ^ s admInis- ucation. Dr. Collins wel- Is an associate professor In mathe- is a "passion for participation in
back ten, members
area. As regional administrator, tratlve secretary for me New York comed
matlcs. Last year she was on the the significant events of life." An
Mendus' duties include the foster: stha'e Community Theatre Journal,
year of research, faculty of Birbeck college m Lon- educated person understands that
w nl
ln as
lng of expansion of theatre activi- , f, **> ™ «
shares with others the "responwriting, and lecturing at donAmong those new to the romance he
sibility for its (the world) mistakes
ties in the northeast, and the fur- of the association's conferences,
and abroad.
languages department are Esther and its difficulties.
therlng of cooperation
pro- „ H e is o„ the staff of the State home
academic and
"As his knowledge and wisdom
tre, chairman
of the
PlaysTheafor In his charge to the faculty, Dr. Azzarlo, formerly of Caracas, Al6
ity theatres.
fredo Lueje-Marcos, and Andre grow, so also should there grow
proLiving. Committee of the Family
A more observable result will and Children's Service of Albany, grams and concerns for both dis- Michaux. Mrs. Azzarlo spent last within him an Increasing urge to
be the availability to students of and serves on the executive board advantaged and advantaged stu- year in Caracas and Mr. Lueje- help. The mature individual cannot
a "living laboratory" to study of the United States Institute on dents but cautioned the faculty Marcos served as a translator in stand by passively while the imarts management concerning prob- Theatre Technology.
"not to lose sight of the great Madrid at that time.
portant and significant problems of
lems of budgeting, promotion, subUnable to be present at the first his community, his country, and
Assisting Mr. Mendus will be middle group which constitutes
scription campaigns and audience Mr. Richard Abrams, holder of the university's chief concern." faculty meeting of the academic his world remain unsolved."
building, while providing students B.A. and M.A. degrees from In- He said that in the aim for dis- year was Donald Homes, associate
with counseling on Job opportuni- diana University, where he worked tinction the effort should be not for professor of management In the
Awareness if Movements
ties In the performing arts.
as stage manager and assistant distinction alone but to be dis- School of Business, Mr. Holmes
The individual should become
stage director of the University tinguished "the better to consti- was in Vienna reading a paper be- aware of the movements taking
Opera Theatre and the Cincinnati tute ourselves to do the job that fore the International Management place in the world.
Summer Opera Theatre. Currently faces us and that job begins In the Conference.
The final element of maturity,
that Gould cited, was a recognition
. teaching speech fundamentals, he classroom."
Individual worth. "If our own
ls als0 asslpied t0 the U n l v e r s i t
programs, qualities of outstanding To the School of Education fac- souls are precious to us, so too
Center for Theatre Services.
students and faculty — they all ulty has been added, among others, are the souls of our brothers
for the act of teaching to Dr. Ernest Ranucci, formerly as- everywhere in the world."
a p Nfl d exist
conduct the act of learning."
sociated with the Association of
The task of the university is to
Bl-Natlonal Schools In South bring to the students a "sense of
Seventeen Promotions
and the passion of the time
In a special Newsboard election
Dr. Collins also announced the
Several technical specialists are and to give you the maturity to
held late last spring, Joseph W.
promotions of 17 faculty members; now members of the teaching body turn such action and passion toward
Galu was elected co-Edltor-infive from associate professor to of SUA.
positive and constructive ends."
Chlef of the Albany Student Press.
full professor, eight from assisAmong them Is Paul Andrews
Galu had worked on the newspaper
tant professor to associate! and who last year was with the WRGB/
The Mature University
three and one-half years, serving
four from instructor to assistant. WGY Broadcasting Company. John
Gould attributed many of the
as managing editor and senior
Raised to full professor were Kowalchyk was formerly at RPI same elements that applied to
Walter Farmer, Frederick Trus- and Hugh MacGregor and William students as those that apply to the
He graduated from the Univercott, Arthur Collins, Harold Howe, Spencer were with Honeywell, Inc., university. "The mature university In 1964 and returned this year
and Margaret Stewart.
and the U. S. Army Security Agen- sity has an awareness of responto do graduate work In English.
Appointed to Associate profes- cy, respectively.
sibility; it has a zeal to discover,
With his election he became the
sorships were Hak Chong Lee,
Technical Additions
to be curious, to search for the
first graduate student to serve as
iu u\? general administration truth; it has a commitment to
co-editor of the newspaper.
Brown, Alberto Carlos, Mojalr staff has neen added Edwin Reilly freedom that transcends any exGalu said that he "would like to
Frinta, Aletha Markusen, and as director of the computing cen- pediency or compromise; It must
expand the percentage of ads, reThomas Boehm.
ter and associate professor of be able to explain Itself articucruit staff In preparation for three
The four new assistant profes- science. Hi was previously asso- lately and It must pass on to the
issues a week, and broaden our Miss Nathalie Lampman
ciated witn the General Electric world whatever It learns or disdefinition of news affecting the ...University News Director Tucker, Suzanne Sroka, and Law- Knolls
Atomic Power Laboratory. covers; it is a part of life, not
University community."
rence Cline.
New to the expanded educational aloof from ltj it has deep concern
Co-editor Joe Silverman called Miss Nathalie Lampman has
television department are David for the dignity and worth of the
the election of Galu "a welcome been named news director of the
Variety of Backgrounds
Kenney, formerly with Schenecaddition to the newspaper staff." University. She will be responsible The new additions to the faculty tady's WRGB; Statton Hlce, on a individual whether on the campus
He said that "Joe's experience for press, radio, and television come to Albany with a wide var- part-time basis, who was with the or anywhere In the world.
and knowledge of newspaper work coverage of University activities
"And Just as the University
lety of backgrounds and experience. Albany Public School System; and measures
would be a great asset to the and events.
you in your development,
Her office ls located in the Pub- Dr. Stephen Temesvary, whore George Wiesner, formerly of the you as students have the right to
lic Information Officer, Draper celved his degree from the Univer- New York State Education Depart- measure the University as to the
sity of Heidelberg, Joins the de- ment.
degree of maturity It makes eviof astronomy and space
Library Hours
Miss Lampman holds a bachelor partment
dent by Its atmosphere and Us
year he was at the
of arts degree cum laude from the Institute Last
for Advanced Studies,
The hours of Hawley Library University and ls now completing
„ .
work on tier master of arts degree. Princeton.
I s s u e s Hope for Future
Student assistants are needed
Monday through Thursday:
She was formerly an assistant
New to the earth and atmos- (or the Student Association for the He concluded that the greatest
8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
editor with "Business Week" and pherlc
he had was that students
sciences ls Dr. Winthrop forthcoming year. The work as.
Friday — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. a member of the editorial staff D. Means
who formerly was at the slgnments would Involve being re swiftly become conscious of their"
Saturday — 0 a.m. to 5 p.m. of "Forbes."
Australian National University.
sponsible for the Student Activi' possibilities. Then they will " t o Sunday — 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. She also served as managing
Among additions to the depart- ties Desk and serving as night come wholly awakened men and
Head Librarian Miss Alice Has- editor of the "Hudson Dally Star" ment of Germanic and Slavic lan- manager
the College Union, women, the kind America needs
tings said that If students seem to and was an area correspondent guages ls Philip Fossa, formerly Studentsfur
will be paid $1,25 per so desperately, the kind that can
require more use of the library, for the "New York Herald Tri- of Holt, Hluehart, Winston, pub- hour.
those Interested should combine thought and action and
the hours may be extended later' bune" and the United Press In- lishers, He has a doctorate In contactAll
Mr. Greismen in the Stu- bring us closer to (he Ideal of the
in the semester.
humane man In a humane world."
lettre from the University of dent Activities Office.
Additional Faculty Boost
University's Staff To 500
Newsboard Elects
IIT3Oil316 dill0CDI
To Cu-EditurshipL " T
... . „
* Hews Director
PHauy, September 17, 1963'
Abel, Virginia G.
Abrams, Richard L.
Alcher, Helen L.
Albrecht, Frederick
Alexander, Yvonne M.
Allord, Michele C.
Allen, Karene K.
Ambrosino, Timothy J.
Ambrozv- Hedv H.
Ames, Elinor J.
Ames, Oladys May
Anderson, Nancy A.
Andrews, Joan E,
•Arcuri, Michael A.
Armao, Catherine M.
Armbruster, Dorothy
Arnold, Donald F.
Ascarelli. David E.
Ashley, George H.
Ashley, Richard K.
Auerbacfi, Marsha L.
Auster, Douglas
Avin, Laurel Ann
Baer, Jon A.
Bagg, Richard A.
Bakeman, Anne S.
Baker, Barbara A.
Baker, Susan J.
Banko, Bernodette A.
Bankoski, Anja S,
Bannister, Sharon
Barfoot, Beatrice E.
Barker, Catharine A,
Barnes, Patricia
Barth, Clara C.
Bartholdi, Diane L.
Bartlett, Joan I.
Bashuk, Audrey
Battistl, Angelo J.
Baumann, Nancy A.
Bazlen, Barbara K.
Beahan, Linda S.
Becak, Pamela L.
Beck, Louise E.
Bell, William B.
Benyo, Patricia A.
Berdinka, Mary L.
Berglund, Carol L.
Berinstein, Judith A.
Bcrkmon, Howard A.
Besemer, Susan P.
Betcke, Ernest R.
Beusse, Linda C.
Bigness, James E.
Bineares, Dimitria
Birnback, Francine L.
Black, Marsha K.
Blatt, Harriet
Bloch, Frances B.
Blocker, Karen G.
Bobbett, Ann F.
Bochner, Henry
Boh en, Judith Ann
Bonadies, John L.
Bonn, Margaret L.
Beuchard, Jay W.
Boyle, Leslie L.
Brader, Barbara J.
Brasholz, Carol S.
Brignull, Judith A.
Bronson, Deanna L,
Brown, Edward C.
Brown, Emily S.
Brown, Robert H.
Brown, Shelia A.
Brownless, Barbara A.
Bunk, Clara L.
Burch, Charles J.
Burdick, Nancy A.
Burlison, Frederick
Burton, Susan A.
Bush, Sandra J.
Cairo, Francis L.
Caldwell, Ann I.
Cameron, Roy O.
Cannavo, Linda C.
Canuteson, Ivan
Capron, Mary J.
Caravella, David J.
Card, Donalette W.
Carnicelli, Concetto
Caroselll, Marlehe A.
Carpenter, Nancy L,
Carrol, Margaret A.
Carson, Frank J., Jr.
Cassel, Ruth A.
Catapano, Mary C,
Cazer, Corinne J,
Cerveny, Marjorie A.
Chamberlain, Gladys
Chape, Suzanne K.
Chicane, Carmen C.
Cicero, Frederick J.
Cipullo, Roselee M.
Citrin, Linda H.
Clark, Deniso M.
Clark, Joan L.
Clarke, Leono R,
Clawson, C. Elaine
Cloland, Kothryn M.
Clowe, Vivian Lou
Cochrane, Paul C.
Colgan, William H.
Collier, Richard L.
Collins, Margaret E.
Coluzza, John L.
Conboy, John F,
Conway, Patricia A.
Cook, Kenneth W.
Cook, Patricia M.
Coon, Charles R.
Coon, Wendy L.
Cooperman, Harriette
Coppola, Richard A.
Coppola, Anne T .
Cornwall, Margaret T.
Cornell, Diane
Craft, Bette Anne
Crondall, Phyllis A.
Crandall, Donald H.
Crepeau, Richard H.
Crippen, Daniel F.
Cropsey, Virginia L.
Cross, Allan V.
Crysler, Carolee A.
Cummings, Edward J.
Cunningham, Cathryn
Cusato, Carl F.
Cutter, Deborah A.
Cuttone, Ralph J.
Czech, Jerome S.
Darby, Helen T.
Davidson, Diane M.
Davin, Martha E.
Davis, Barbara J.
Dean, Terry J,
Deoring, Nancy A.
Dell, Robert 0 .
Demarest, Martin J.
Ders, Jacquelyn A.
Destafano, Kathleen
Digney, Anne M.
Dipasquale, Diane M.
Ditosti, Carl G.
Dolezal, Hubert F.
Domkowski, Michael J.
Donlse, Joanne C.
Dorn, Mary E.
Dowell, Janice M.
Downs, Grant J.
Doyle, Maureen E.
Drake, Alan K.
Drake, Kenneth J.
Dubiac, Diane L.
Dunleovy, Richard
Dunn, Lee A.
Dunzer, Rosemarie
Dushin, Laurie
Eames, Carol E.
Earle, Kathleen A.
Easton, Billie E.
Eddy, Rosemary E.
Edmonds, Philip W., Jr.
Epstein, Lawrence J,
Erdman, John P.
Evans, Bonnie C.
Evansburg, Roberta D.
Eve, Dennis W.
Farnsworth, Kathy K.
Feldman,Yetta D.
Ferguson, Donald C.
Ferradino, Phyllis F.
Ferrari, Arthur C.
Ficorelli, Fred R.
Finch, Kathryn C.
Finkle, Lee J.
Fiordilino, Robert P.
Fisch, Arnold G.
Fischer, Lewis R.
Fisk, Carl P.
Fitchett, F. Tracy
Foley, Eileen A.
Forst, Lynn M.
Foster, Jo Ann L.
Frahm, Raymond J.
Frank, Anthony
Freltag, Iris S.
Freyone, Jennifer L.
Friedman, Deborah
Friedman, Richard B.
Friesner, Margery S.
Fromer, Martin
Fuller, Charlene M.
Furman, Holly J,
Gage, Shirley B.
Gambino, Salvatore V,
Ganci, Frances A.
Gardello, Jennifer M.
Gardner, Harry W,
Garhartt, Mary R.
Garner, Douglas C,
Gavagan, George R,
Gaworecki, Barbara A,
George, Claudia M.
Ghinger, Judith J.
Glfford, James P,
Gillett, Mary
Gilmon, John E,
Gilmartin, Michael J,
Ginsburg, Jack A.
Giuffro, Dorothy S.
Glasheen, Maureen F,
Gockel, Edward H.
Gold, William J.
Goldberg, Rhodo C,
Goldman, Jacquoline
Goldsmith, Merrllee
Goodman, Cynthia
Grant, Robert B.
Grou, Christine A.
Gray, Nancy E,
Gray, William M,
Greene, Elaine S.
Gregson, Krig
Grevert, Carol A.
Grossman, Miriam C.
Gussow, Marcia A.
Odorizzi, Richard J.
Oesterreich, Patricio
Oetken, Susan E.
O'Hare, M. Diane
O'Keefe, Elisabeth A.
Oleniczak, Richard
. Olivier, Vivien
Olivier, Mary Ann M.
Olsen, James H.
Orslni, Carren A.
Osborne, Robert T., Jr.
Osgood, Edith D.
Ostrowsky, Barnet
Ouimet, Paul L.
Outman, Kenneth R,
Owens, Donna Y.
Owens, John F,
Gustafsoon, Ellyn A.
Guy, James E,
Hadley, Evan C.
Haggart, Mary S.
Halkewycz, Oksana
Hallenbeck, William
Hallenbeck, David J.
Ham'm, Carol E.
Harris, Barbara E.
Harter, Raymond P.
Harvey, Nancy D.
Hayford, Paul D.
Herman, Annilee
Hermayer, Virginia C.
Hemes, Arlette C.
Hervey, Susan I.
Herzog, Margaret A.
Heun, Gabriele
Hewitt, Lynn M.
Hlllebrand, Margaret
Hoffman, Ronald C.
Holmer, Margaret M.
Hooper, Faylene A.
Horn, Stuart R.
Horstmann, Karl R.
Houghton, Elaine M.
Howard, Patricia
Hoz, Karen M.
Hubbard, John E,
Hughes, Michael C.
Hull, Valerie
Hunter, John M.
Hynes, John L.
Jackson, Patricia J.
Jacobs, Ellen B.
Janick, John J.
Jardine, Charlene A.
Jemal, Carole A.
Jensen, Paul M.
Jewell, Dorothy M.
Johnson, Richard S.
Johnson, Marsha G.
Jones, Allen D.
Jones, Beverly S.
Jones, Linda M.
Joslin, Roberta J.
Judd, Robert E.
Judson, Joyce L.
Kapela, Gerald S.
Katchuk, Edward G.
Katje, Doris A.
Kavanaugh, Cecile M,
Keese, Charles R.
Kehoe, Sandra A.
Kelder, Sue Anne
Kellner, Leslie G.
Kelly, Nancy A.
Kemp, Claudia H.
Kenyon, Harry S.
Kessery, Katherine M.
Keyes, Kathleen F.
Kiehle, Joan E,
Kienzle, John F.
Kifer, Shirley A.
King, Bonnie E.
Kleiman, Holly Ann
Klein, Terry J.
Klimek, John C.
Klfng, Helen E.
Klosner, David J,
Knapp, Karen L,
Knittel, David M.
Koch, Rose M.
Korradi, Maureen M.
Kosby, Martin A.
Koslor, Ann R.
Kowall, Stephen H.
Krautter, Catherine
Krfvo, Stanley J,
Laba, Lidia M.
Laribee, George K.
Lauko, Stephen J.
Laundry, William D.
Laurenzo, David A.
Low, Gordon T.
Lazarus, Cora S,
Lee, Anna May
Lee, J. Roger
Lee, Stanley R.
Le Fevre, Louis H.
Lembckc, Marcia
Leue, William M.
Levenberg, Susan G.
Lewis, Carole B.
Light, Susan Ann
Lindcmann, Charles B.
Lindsey, .Bruce A.
Lindsley, Lillian T.
Lippert, Douglas L.
Liss, Felicia N.
Leder, Arthur B.
Letz, Anita
Loudis, Joseph A.
Loveless, Margaret S.
Lowe, Judy E,
Lowenstein, Dahlia G.
Luce, Di one E.
Luczok, Gary A,
Lupica, Marianne
Luxemburg, Philip I.
Lybarger, Ann L.
Lyon, Terry E.
Malakie, Christey L.
Malone, John C , Jr.
Moloney, Leo F.
Manchester, Katherine A.
Manny, Mary J.
Marek, Diana M.
Marshall, M. Elizabeth
Marx, Jane L.
Masi, Martha M.
Matrese, Richard D.
Matteo, Richard F.
Matthews, George E,
Mattiske, Arthur C.
Mattox, Judith
Maurer, Thelma J.
Mayer, William J.
McBride, Guy M.
McCann, James E.
McCleery, Rosemary
McElrath, Naomi S.
McFarland, Evelyn J.
McGill, Nancy K.
McKee, Sara J.
McKinney, Beatrice C.
McMahon, Kathleen A.
Meeds, Alan R,
Meehan, Jacqueline
Meindl, Maryann
Mendel son, Sara M.
Mereno, Karran E,
Metz, Jerry W.
Metzger, Mary L.
Mfchelson, Roberta H,
Mihalko, Carole L.
Miller, Katherine F.
Miller, Michelle
Minde, Susan K,
Miner, Marion G.
Mlsner, Jill Ann
Mitchell, Robert E .
Mitchell, Mardeene B.
Moden, Charles J,
Monte, James P.
Moody, Kavin W.
Moore, Nancy A.
Moquist, Constance E.
Moross, George G.
Morris, Linda J,
Morrison, Kathleen A.
Mosclwskl, Genevieve
Mullen, Roberta K,
Mulvey, Elizabeth A.
Myers, Louise E,
Negri, Donald B.
Negus, Leslie E.
Nichols, SueH.
Noble, Claudia A.
Nuckols, Harry W.
Nuessleln, William D.
Packard, Susan
Paddock, Patricia M.
Poladino, Annette A.
Palazzalo, Vivian F.
Palmer, Richard W.
Paolucci, Francesco
Paskln, Stephen R.
Patashnick, Harvey
Paulsen, Joseph M.
Peifer, Edward R.
Perkins, James R.
Peters, Ann M.
Peterson, Robert C.
Pfreundner, Susan E.
Pimm, Geraldine M.
Pmiazek, Judy M.
Piotter, Patricia E.
Pitcher, Delphine T.
Piwnica, Sally Ann
Piwnica, Victoria J.
Planque, Edith C.
Podolec, Barbara J.
Pogoda, Linda D.
Pohl, Henry S.
Polsenski, Mildred V.
Pomeroy, Judy A.
Post, Walter H.
Predmore, Sheila R,
Probeck, Paula E.
Protus, Katherine M.
Putney, Michael
Ouigley, Brian M.
Rabatln, Marlene A.
Radder, Marianne
Rampe, Elizabeth J.
Rarog, Carol As
Rathgeb, Douglas L.
Rausch, Barbara A.
Rech, Joan E,
Reckhow, Starr C.
Reed, Maureen A.
Regan, Edward J.
Rench, Robert V.
Rhodes, Donna M.
Ribak, Brian
Richardson, Edward J.
Richens, Allison M.
Rickmon, Cheryl R,
Richter, Ruth G.
Robb, John C.
Robelotto, Richard A.
Roberts, Linda
Robinette, Anne M.
Robinson, Stephanie
Rogers, Charles D,
Rosenthal, Sandra E.
Rosenthal, Carol S.
Rosinski, Richard R.
Rowney, James R.
Rupprecht, Judith A.
Ruscitti, Aaron J,
Rusnak, George Ek, Jr.
Russell, Sally A.
Rybaczewski, Eugene
Rywick, Thomas
Sofian, Gail R.
Saki, Betty J.
Saldin, Ellen L.
Salmon, Paul F.
*Sandner, Jeanne C.
Suupp, Dolores L.
Soyer, Barbara M,
Schelnman, Lynn R.
Scher, Edward M.
Schonberg, Marcia E,
Schutz, Jean K.
Schwartz, Mortin D,
Scott, Gail F.
Scott, Ronald L.
Seidel, Sara B.
Selvagglo, Biagia S,
Selwood, Diane I.
Sennett, Yvonne
Serapillo, Janice A.
Setter, Mary E.
Shaw, Gary F.
Sheeran, Joan G.
Shelly, Marlene
Sherin, Jacqueline M.
Sherman, Barbara E.
Shirley, Margery A.
Siegef, Ruth J,
Silverman, Ruth C.
5llvestrl, Thomas A.
Simmons, Nancy E,
Simons, David J.
Singerman, Dion*. E.
Slsco, Dion* L,
Slsco, Donna M.
SUley, Lois R.
Sklarew, Lorry D.
' Show, Beverly C.
Slatkls, Susan
Slay ton, Marjorie A.
Sleeter, David H.
Slocum, Thomas I,
Smallon, David L.
Smart, Frederick R.
Smith, Heidi Ann
Smith, Janet G.
Smith, Keven L.
Smith, Maria Ells*
Smith, Patricia A.
Smith, Sharon A.
Solomon, Andrea J,
Somervllle, Diana E.
Spelrs, Sharon W.
Spielmann, Gary Ls
Spohn, Rosalie A,
Spross, John F.
Stenard, Richard A.
Sterling, Henry A.
Sternberg, Christine
Stetler, Sandra S.
Stevens, Judith N.
Stewart, Gail F.
St. John, Sarah E,
Stoll, Manfred
Stott, Patricia A.
Strait, Julione M.
Strassburg, Susan L.
Sucato, Dorothy T.
Sullivan, Charles W.
Sullivan, Marcia A.
Suss, Mary Anne
Sutliff, Wllameto
Sweet, Brenda L.
Szczypkowski, Rosean
Szymanski, Richard
Tamaroff, Kathy L.
Tanner, Kathleen M.
Tanzman, Rosanne R,
Tashjlan, Marium G.
Taylor, Barbara A.
Tebordo, lona M.
Ten Eybck, Richard L.
Thayer, Denyce K.
Thomas, Elizabeth Ann
Thompson, Richard L,
Thomson, Sandra L.
Thurheimer, David C,
Titus, David K.
Tokryman, Nellie A,
Tomaszewskl, Bonnie
Topper, Janet C.
Torre, Michelina M.
Torsillo, Nancy D.
Townsend, Lilga B.
Trapp, Barbara J.
Traugott, Ursula I.
Trovers, Maureen E.
Treis, Sally Ann
Tuccillo, Elaine
Turbyfill, Susan L.
Turtle, Elaine C.
Tyler, Lenora J,
Ulack, Anita M.
Urso, Loretta M.
Vairo, Rosemarie
Valentino, Elaine A.
Vandermeulen, Thomas
Vandewater, Margaret E.
Vonera, Patrick J.
Vogel, Linda D.
Voorhies, Candace F.
Wade, Suzanne E.
Waiting, Carolyn J.
Ward, James G.
Ward, Robert A.
Watson, Dorothy A.
Weaver, Sandra L.
Weber, Robert F.
Wobre, Elizabeth H.
Wechsler, Andrea
Weiner, Arlene J.
Weise, Jon M.
Weissmon, Eric F.
Welch, Lucinda A.
Welker, Douglas B.
Welker, Mary M.
Wentzel, Mary A.
Werbln, Cheryl L.
West, Charles
White, John L.
White, Lorraine A.
Wleboldt, Robert A.
Wleboldt, Barbaro C.
Wlenk, Marilyn D.
Wilcox, Betty J.
Wilcox, Robert E.
Wild, Melinda
Williams, Martha L.
Wilson, Robert E.
Wiltse, Down M.
Winslow, Margery
Wltaszek, Mary A.
Wolanluk, Laura M.
Wolslegel, John N,
Wright, H. Robert
Yarfna, Susan B,
Young, Doris H,
Young, Richard J,
Zakis, Martin
Zowissa, Laurence J,
Zellnor, Ellen R,
,,--,;• p i ' s ^ s p j j g *
ALBAKY ITOOIMT nwste^iw t-.-w.jSr*
Summer Conferences Prepare Freshmen
A total of 1270 members of the Clasa of 1969
attended the eight sessions of the Stammer Planning Conference held between June 28 ^and August
X this T a r . The Summer Planning Conference,
now inite second year, provided ^comprehensive
orientation program for the Red Devils.
' ^ ^ T T n K r s S
Dean Of the University
College, was Coordinator
Of the SPC. H i s staff i n -
eluded Mrs. Edith
Gramm, Director of Alden Hall, and nine undergraduate Student Assistants.
And please. Dear Lord, lot mo find a parking ipaca tomorrow!
member in the organization.
But many of you will find that you
do not have enough time to devote to
each organization. If this happens, you
will become a vestigial member in
eaoh activity you Join.
To avoid becoming a do-nothing
member, just sign up for a few organizations. Be active in only them and
contribute as much as you can. If you
find you have additional time to contribute to other activities then do so.
But it is better to be active in a few
organizations, than to become deadwood in many.
Welcome Faculty
When welcomes are extended by student newspapers, they usually center
entirely on students. We wish to welcome our new faculty and our new
staff members.
No university community Is composed entirely of students; the community is made up of everyone from
President Collins to a freshman to a
kitchen worker. We of the 'ASP hope
you will all be members of our reading
audience and that you will feel free to
express your opinions in letters to our
We extend a special greeting to the
new professors, instructors and graduate assistants. We are enthusiastic in
this welcome because of the position
teaching holds in this university.
Albany State has never been a "publish or perish" institution. The teaching of students and the counseling of
students are of as great importance as
publishing. We feel this is as it should
Activities Day
Welcome, freshmen, to our forever
expanding University. Like most freshrmen you are eager to take an active
part in the various activities on campus..
Tomorrow on Activities Day you will
receive your chance to sign up for these
activities. In your eagerness many of
you will probably join several organizations. This is all well and good, if
you are going to be able to be an active
They were William Bate, Anne
Bourdon, Edith Hardy, Vera Kominowskl, Al Smith, and Richard
Ten Eyck, Seniors; Louise Myers,
a Junior* and Sophomores James
Economldes and Harry Nuckols.
Each two and one-half day conference had an average of 158
students. All were housed In Alden
The Conference began with a
convocation led by Dr. Morris.
Dr. Howard Maxwell, Coordinator
of Academic Advisement, also
spoke to the freshmen on the
"Climate of Learning" at theUnl-
" & the matador of thoaf^moon tht freshmen took a read. mg test and met In small groups
with their academic advisor.
Rotate in Group Events .
In the evening, and for the next
day, the freshmen were divided
into three groups, each participating in the three major events
of the Conference. The first event
-Included Individual appointments in
Draper Hell.
Eachvfreshman had an individual
appointment with his academic advisor, where he arranged his
courses for the fall semester and
talked with his advisor about academic problems. .
In addition, freshmen were able
to request appointments with the
housing office, financial aids, medical office, and counseling service.
Identification pictures and cards
were also processed at this time.
During the free time between
appointments the freshmen toured
Albany Student Press
THE PROCESS WHICH began with on Individual appointment
with on academic advisor culminated a day later in the completion of registration packets. Freshmen entered on an equal
basis with upperclassmen as they were assigned to late night
and Saturday courses.
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through Thursday n i g h t . .
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Senior Editor
Technical Supervisor
Business Manager
Photography Editor
Associate Photography Editor
Advertising Manager
Public Relations Editor
Desk Editor
Ellen Zang
Joseph Mahay, James B a l l i n . Mike Farenell
Llnford White, Cynthia Goodman, Deborah Friedman
C. M, Corson, Grenda Miller, Carol Walling, Alice Nudelman
Bruce Daniels, Anne Digney, G, P. Minimus
Walter Past, Robert McOdare
All communications must be addressed to the Editors and should be signed.
Name* w i l l be withheld on request. Communications should be limited to 300
words and ore subject to editing, The Albany Student Press assumes no responsibility fur opinions expressed In Its columns or communications, as such
eie>rossions do not'necessorlly relloct Its views,
On the second evening, the fresh*
men participated in a social-recreational period. Activities included volleyball, football, badminton, folk-singing, or just getting acquainted.
the academic facilities in the
Draper area and visited the University Bookstore.
Residence Meetings
While one group was engaged In
the appointments, a second group
remained In Alden. There, men
and women residents attended separate meetings led by a men's
and a women's residence director.
The commuters went to a meeting
with Harry Nuchols and Louise
Myers, the two Student Assistants
who were commuters.
At the end of these meetings,
the second group convened for a
discussion and explanation of student government by Richard
Thompson, Chairman of Central
The third morning was taken up
with the completion of questionnaires, registration forms, and an
evaluation of the SPC.
No matter what the scheduled
.event, the main activity of the
Conference was talk. In meetings,
between meetings, at meals, in
the halls, with roommates and
with advisors, there was a constant flow of questions, answers,
Information and advice.
RICHARD THOMPSON, Chairman of Central Council, explains the history and organisation of student government on campus. Thompson emphasised the cole freshman participation would play in
the structure of the new government.
Change, challenge, and
confidence — these three
words, according to evaluations, spell for many
freshmen the meaning of
the Summer Planning
At the end of each of the eight
sessions, the freshmen were given
the opportunity to rate every aspect of the Conference, from academic advisement to registration.
Additional space was provided
for written criticism on the most
and least helpful aspects of the
The purpose 01 such a detailed
evaluation was to gather freshman
criticism and comment of the success and shortcomings of the conference. These evaluations will be
used to further Improve each succeeding conference.
The overall rating ofthe conference Itself was high. Of the 12G1
freshmen who completed the evaluation forms, 88.0% rated the conference as "excellent" or "very
E x c e s s of Lectures
The next highest rating was received by the Individual academic
advisement appointments, which
87,7% of the freshmen thought were
excellent or very good.
Probably the most common criticism of the conference was that
there were "too many lectures."
The opening convocation, for example, received the lowest percent of excellent and very good
ratings (39.5%), hut 43.7% of the
freshmen found It "satisfactory."
Talks on the new student government and residence-hall living were fairly well received.
- The frosh enjoyed the tour of
the new campus, but when discussing the campus Itself, they
voiced mixed emotions. One "lied
Devil" complained that there.were
"too many trees" on the New
Tuition Foes for Flowerpots
Another had the following comment to make: "Least helpful
was the new campus tour. While
It was very interesting, it showed
me that my tuition fee of $400
might possibly be used for a $315
flowerpot, which is Indeed aggravating and stupid,"
Small group discussions invariably aroused comment, As one
(continued page 6)
GROUP DISCUSSIONS PROVIDED o prim, opportunity for freshmen to ask que.ti.n. and ex pre..
k n „ „ T . J . l | r a P l • " • " " " ^ " ' i ( U q l a n d * • controversies which developed helped freshmen to
know their fellow classmates.
S.P.C. Emphasizes Scholastic
Responsibilities, Freedoms
Summer Conference
Receives Praises
Of Class of '69
Glass Houses
There are interesting sidelights to
most controversies. The witchhuntover
The Torch is no exception.
Now that The Torch is preparing its
book for 1966, it is going through a
process of evaluating the various sections of the 1965 book.
The section that evoked the greatest
number of complaints was the section
on the fraternities and sororities.
Of eight sororities, not one has paid
its bill to the yearbook. The first bill
was sent last April. Two notices were
also ignored. Only KB of the five frats
has bothered to fulfill its financial obligations.
It is in this light that the ASP feels
the Greeks are in a weak position
when they speak of yearbook's responsibilities.
The failures of the Greeks do not
erase the few errors of the yearbook,
but the Greeks could put their nonhouses in order.
A third group was given a tour
of the New Campus, including the
power plant and the commissary.
They were also shown slides of the
annexes and of the Albany area.
Each evening the freshmen met
in small co-ed discussion groups.
The discussions were led by the
student assistants.
"Welcome to Albany's
community of scholars.
No matter what you
thought of yourself before, here at Albany we
think and assume that you
are a person who is coming to college to learn."
With these words at the Opening
Convocation, Dr. Howard Maxwell,
Director of Academic Advisement,
set the tone for the Summer Planning Conference.
From the very beginning of the
conference, the freshmen were
treated as scholars. Each activity
was geared to acquaint them with
the freedoms and responsibilities
of a scholar In an academic com,l
Individual Freedoms
"The freedoms that you will experience can be a misleading drug
and will prove to be your most
valuable lesson of the freshman
year," continued Dr. Maxwell.
"The test of real maturity will be
the use of this freedom with responsibility.
"The student remembers that
he Is here In college to make of
himself all that he is capable of
becoming. He has an obligation to
ills family, state, and nation, as
well as to himself, to take advantage of the educational opportunities that are available here at
the University."
Dr. Morris, who spoke to the
group earlier, outlined the responsibility which the University
felt in helping students to achieve
this feeling of community,
"The State University of New
York at Albany Is committed to the
elimination of those causes which
tend to annihilate the feeling of
personal worth on the part of the
individual," he said.
"You will find that almost all
members of this faculty, administration, student affairs staff, residence hall directors, and resident
assistants are ready, willing, and
able to discuss any matter of personal concern to you at anytime."
your involvement In the government.
"Your primary concern Is academic achievement. But there Is
much to be gained from the many
activities and programs available
here. If you are to fully develop
your potential, I feel, it Is necessary thai you seek out the avenue
which can best fulfill your needs."
The emphasis on Individual responsibility carried throughout the
three-day program. It also formed
the essence of the concluding remarks of Dr. Morris.
"You are to be congratulated on
your demonstrated intellectual
ability. Your records are of high
caliber — You have the ability to
do the work here — there Is no
doubt about this fact.
"You will get out of your collegiate education as much as you
put into It. However, as in any
phase of a person's life, you will
only get from your collegiate education In proportion to that which
you give to It."
THE TALK NEVER STOPPED, especially during meals. The
good food was only a background for more conversation, more
information, more friendships.
Parents9 Brief Orientation Includes
Convocation, Reception, Campus Tour
Parents who brought
their children to the Summer Planning Conference
received their own orientation to Albany State. A
convocation, reception,
and tour of the New Campus provided a brief but
important introduction of
what to expect in the next
four years.
At the convocation both Dr. Clifton C. Thorne, Dean of Students,
and Dr. Robert B. Morris, Dean
of the University College, talked
with the parents. They explained
the purposes and activities of the
Summer Planning Conference and
Introduced several of the academic
advisors and other administration.
The emphasis, however, was on
the changes which the student would
experience In both his social and
academic life, changes which the
parents should expect and be prepared for.
University Extends Help
Dr. Maxwell also spoke of the
University's willingness to extend
aid, especially in regard to the
University College, "We are experienced in helping freshmen
through a year that will prove to
be exciting and at times difficult.
I think you will find that we can
be of great help to you, but you
must let us know when you do
need help."
This responsibility of the freshman to take the initiative was
emphasized by Richard Thompson,
Chairman of Central Council, In
his explanation of the student government structure.
"Through the Central CouncilCommission form of government,
REASSURANCE WAS THE order of day, at Dr, Clifton Thorne
the causes of Individual discontent
can hopefully be eliminated, But prepared the parents far the new independence they would have
it depends upon your support and from their soni and daughters,
"This is a time when students'
ideas change. This Is normal,"
said Dr. Thorne. "It Is a time
when the desire for Independence
is strongest. This causes problems for you parents and for the
University, but this must happen
If these students are to grow,"
Parents were urged to "cut the
umbilical cord now," to "let them
go, but encourage, support them."
They were reminded that in college students should haveresponsibllity for their financial affairs
and social lives as well as their
academic work.
Dr. Morris talked with the parents at length about probable
changes in academic performance.
"Parents have observed their
young people climb to the top of
the academic ladder and are proud
of the academic achievements obtained by their children... But here
In the Class of 19G9, there will be
many such prize scholars."
"You should not expect too much
of your son or daughter, particularly during the freshman year.
The competition is going to be
keen and many students will learn
the meaning of study for the first
No Report C a r d s
He emphasized the fact that the
University would not send grade
reports to the parents hut urged
"that you maintain close contact
with your students.
"Some' students will fall, of
course," ho said, "but It Is the
Job of the University and the parents to provide the support so that
each student does the best Job he
is capable of doing."
(continued page 6J
Friday, September 17,1965
Dr. Edith O. Wallace, a member
of Albany State's class of 1917,
retired at the rank of chairman
of the Division of Humanities. Her
association with Albany began with
ier attendance of high school at
Milne. Her name can still be found
on a plaque honoring academic excellence.
1918 - IMS
Miss Wallace completed an M. A.
legree at Wellesley and Joined the
Albany State faculty in 1918 when
the name was the New York State
College for Teachers at Albany.
She taught English and Latin until
1929 when she was named department chairman for ancient languages.
In 1938 Miss Wallace completed
doctoral thesis at Columbia and
was awarded a Ph. D. Her thesis
was on the philosophy of Servlus1
She instituted such courses as
Latin 8 — Roman Life, Latin 10 —
Types of Latin Literature, and
Greek Literature, a comparative
literature course.
Miss Wallace was a member of
the first faculty council under the
Presidency of Dr. Sayles in the late
1930's. She was elected to the
council to a total of three terms.
She was also the chairman of the
Committee on Academic Standing,
Dean Stokes promoted the construction of Sayles and Brubacher
halls and encouraged the purchase
of several small group houses.
Another major area of her interest was honorarles. She has
been very active in the Albany
area chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.
She encouraged the formation of
many of the present SUA honorarles.
Dr. Shields Mcllwaine retired
from his position as a professor
of English and comparative literature. He Joined the faculty in 1940
and served as English department
chairman from 1948 to 1938.
His undergraduate study was
done at Southwestern In Memphis;
his graduate work, at the Universit of Chicago.
"Mack" originated the courses
in English honors and expanded the
program of creative writing. He
S °which
l f r ' hhas
L t hsince
l ! 2 B become
major social-Intellectual event.
Mcllwaine taught the first ecological In the field of English In
his "Southern Life and Literature." At least four courses of
this type are now taught.
He is created with beginning the
present development of the Albany
State English program and staff.
The faculty member with tho
shortest tenure to retire i s H.
Carolyn Howard, professor of library science. Miss Howard has
a Ph. B. from the University of
Chicago and a B.S. and an M.S.
in library science from Columbia.
Miss Howard Is best known for
her course In children's literature. She was acting department
chairman before Irving A, Verschoor's appointment.
Dean of Women
Dean Ellen C. Stokes retired a
the end of the summer session
Dean Stokes earned bachelor'sane
master's degrees from Brown anc T w o C u b classes will be held
a Ph.D. from the University oi d Ur i n g the next week to Instruct
those interested In Joining the
She Joined the faculty in 1926 s t a n 0 f the Albany Student Press.
as a mathematics teacher. She-phe classes will be held Sunday
served in that capacity until 1943 a n c | Monday at 7:30 p.m. In Bruwhen she was appointed dean of bacher Hall, Room 6.
The classes will be taught by
Dean Stokes served In this ca- Edith Hardy, Executive Editor of
paclty under Presidents Brubach- t n e ASP. Miss Hardy was Coer, Nelson and Collins.
Editor-in-Chief of the paper durPerhaps the greatest achieve-.i ng the 1964-65 school year.
ment of her long tenure was the only basic introductory inforadoption of a policy of university matlon will be given at these
responsibility for providing nous- classes, so that students may being,
come Involved with actual work
When Dean Stokes tookherposi- 0 n the paper as soon as possible.
lion in 1943, there was only one All freshmen and .upperclassresidence hall, Pierce. There were men are Invited to attend the
several group houses.
classes. Further Information will
be available on Activities Day.
Cub Classes
Tonight and tomorrow night Albany's famous Statesmen will be
performing for the first time this
year. Tonight's performance will
be on the Dutch quadrangle, near
Ryckman Hall. It is solely for the
quad residents and motel Inhabitants. It starts at 8:00 p.m.
Tomorrow night's concert will
be held In the alumni quad, It
will be strlctlv for alumni quad
The Student Assistants who spent
their summer working with the
freshmen, were highly enthusiastic about the Conference objectives
and results.
Said Rich Ten Eyck, a Senior,
"The most important objective was
to prepare the Incoming freshmen
in the best way possible for entering the University in September.
This was not social preparation to
a great degree, but was academic
and intellectual.
"The discussions, the appointments, the conversations which the
freshmen participated in were
aimed toward a more thorough
knowledge of the University, Its
academic standards, and its expectations for the freshmen. The
subjects stressed were serious
and pertinent."
.Louise Myers, a Junior, saw
the value of the Conference in a
different way: "The Summer PlanTHE FAST PACE of meetings, discussions, and activities was nlng Conference Is a reclproqal
tempered with o relaxing hour of folk-singing. For those who trade of personalities and Ideas.
••"' h o d • " • W . volleyball and badminton gomes were in pro- When you extend your friendship
and advice to the freshmen, they
in turn respond to you with the
vitality of their personalities. And
both of you become richer by the
motel situation, reporting In the m e e t l n S Dr. Thome explained in greater tail> assignment of residence and
detail the services which the Unl- roommates, and other aspects of q o n l n „ """"J' B " n ? " ' * „
ALL TEXTBOOKS will be moved from the Commons
back to the BOOKSTORE beginning Saturday-September 25
.anrskTcommen d C V n e h e ^ I
Parents were also anxious
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n en . v "PPThnnR
. . aids
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the greatest reward
pointed out that "everv"student t h e l r s o n s a n d daughters should comes In knowing that you're doing
The deans
ut tnat s o m e t n l n
has someone to go to "However
e r e a " y worthwhile, that
the N e w
he emphasized, "Ultimately only t h e a m o u n t w o u l d v t t r y a c c o r d m e J,,°"'re h e l P i n ^ t o <*"**
the student can do the Tob' The t 0 l n d l v l d u a l "*'<» and habits. University," said Smith,
parents and University can't dn H o w e ™ r . they suggested $8 to $12 Added Miss Komanowski, "The
it for h i m "
per week for women, and $12 to Summer Planning Conference proHe flUn' tnikort win, l h . „„,.„,,. $ 1 5 p e r week for men.
vided an invaluable experience to
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m, to 4:30 p.m.
9:00 a.nu to 1:00 p.m.
Parents Orientation,,,
TEXTBOOKS may be returned
starting Monday- October 4
a b f t the t S L S S i r S S
. . „ w h a t d 0 the students do prUof
d U r l g thB w e e k e n d s
He exXZ" thf ^ " T *
' " as *ed one will be determined™the developc nstruc on
Drnhl»mi hf =nm °
" , worried parent. "Well," answered ment of each and every member of
fh ?h!« t ™ « J S . i C a n , P U f , ' ^ , d D r - T h o r n e w i t h a s m l l e ' "the our newest class."
the bus transportation available. Dean's list students study."
He also indicated that some students would amost definitely be in
He added, "The University feels
it is better to permit students to
enroll, despite physical plant limitations, than to deny young people
the opportunity to obtain a college
You have: your cash register receipt
: your drop or add card
The books are defective
Monoy _ A Prime Concern
At the conclusion of their talks,
both Dr. Morris and Dr. Thorne
answered questions from the parents Most questions concerned the
• (cont'd)
. statea=
" was at these
" n B s where mutual problems
""? Weas were discussed. It was
very comforting to find that many
others had problems similar to
And another said of the discusresidents and will also begin at sions, "They made me feel as
8:00 p.m.
though I were a part of the conUpperclassmen are familiar ference rather than Just another
with the fine quality with which the student."
Statesmen perform. The group,
composed of twenty-four chosen
Advance Orientation
by Mr. Karl Peterson of the music
On tile value of the Conference
department, does classical, sa- Itself, the freshmen had these FRESHMEN WFBF Am B . . i
cred, and semi-popular music, comments
comments to make: "Other col- from the peopl | n ^ a .
rlV"e s l T
" " B , w ' u l " dlree,l>'
Dress at the two concerts Is leges
give you a weekend before , | g9 n o d to Teduc. t•h« . ,nmoiK ' ,
™ « meetings were de
classes for orientation, butasum"" *
confusion of dormitory living.
mer conference such as this gives '
you an excellent orientation well
In advance of college classes."
"The conference both Informed
and challenged me." "I received
many new Ideas and changed many
Photo Service needs phoIdeas I previously had."
tographers with or without
experience who are willing
to take pictures for the stu340 Western Avenue
Mrs. Saffey • Bra
dent newspaper, the ASP,
and for the yearbook, the
Torch. Small Income
We Call and Deliver
Statesmen Perform
Assistants Praise
SPC Experience
Hetire from University Staff
The University began this s e mester without the services of
tour of Its distinguished faculty
members. The four members accounted for more then 125 years of
teaching experience at Albany
Friday, September 17, 1965
all returns
of the BOOKSTORE. Any books which are
currently Out-of-Stock have been reordered
IV 2-31311
The ASP needs
writers, reporters,
if the Professor has given us an order.
Welcome Backll
Delivery will take 10 days.
Welcome to Freshmu
and other anti-prohibitionists
paste up gals.
Western Auenue
Frlsfcy, * f » f . t » f 17, I W j
>4 RayView of Sports
by Ray MeCloat
Peering out of my 16fty*tower abode out on the new
campus earlier this week, I watched the spectacular
movement of some 1300 freshmen letting their
:•?' presence' be felt on the SUNYA scene.' Included in
the formation were approximately 600 males, r e portedly In healthy states of mind and body arid
v seemingly enjoying being outnumbered by members
of the opposite sex. A typlal freshman class,
• agreed? '
Now, being of unsound mind and body, what else
does an ASP (that's the name of the newspaper)
sports editor do but wonder how many of those
:> sound specimens will lend themselves to the ause
of bettering State athletics. Having already established the class as "typical,!' the answer is an unfortunate too few, far too few."
Over the past several years Albany has been experiencing a tremendous growth in size, population,
and prestige, all of which has been effected by the
power of SUNYA's by word — transition. We are in
the process of performing a transition from a State
Teachers College to a State University. Academically and architecturally we are succeeding; athletically we are not.
• '
A L B A N Y 3 , N E W YORK
S E P T E M B E R 581, 1 9 6 5
VOL. LI. NO. 2 6
Central Council will hold its first meeting of the
year Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Brubacher private
dining room. The main business of the meeting will
be to organize committees to begin writing the final
draft of each commission's constitutions.
This final work has to government composed of a Supreme
Court and several lesser courts
be done before Central will
probably be set up by October 1.
Council can ratify the conMYSKANIA has been screening
stitutions and make them people who applied for the Supreme
and will send the list of nompart of the Student Asso- Court
inees to Central Council for ratificiation Constitution.
P R E S I D E N T C O L L I N S G R E E T S freshmen during the President's Reception held Friday Night.
Over 450 freshmen attended the event held in Brubacher Lower Lounge.
Albany's top two runners, Dennis T u t t l e and Tom Robinson,
led the line of runners in a race through Washington Park.
Robinson and Tuttle both graduated, so the team w i l l be banking heavily on returnees Bob Flick and Ken Kirik to head an
intense rebuilding program. Keith Munsey is coach.
Only the administration can correct the aforementioned faults; it could be a long wait. And with most
upperclassmen well rooted in their college c a r e e r s ,
the great hope of Albany's athletic program lies in
the incoming Class of 1969.
What the men of the Clussof '69 can do is examine
the State sports program, evaluate the sports and
what you can offer them and what they can offer you,
and, finally, decide if you can fit a sport into your
academic schedule. If you have any questions about
time budgeting, or if you wonder about your qualifications for making a team, just consult with your
gym instructor. He'll be more than glad to help you.
I can't imagine any freshman not being proud of
being a member of the class that revived State's
fine old tradition in athletics. That revival is long
overdue in coming.
Frosh soccer coach Bill Schieffelln has announced that candidates for his team should either
see him In Page Hall gym or on
the athletic field after 4:00 p.m.
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frosh harriers rolled to a fine 5-3 record. Keating won seven of
the eight dual meets the team was in, and he was backed up by
top notch runners Bob Mulvey and Mike Parker. State's all-time
great Tom Robinson w i l l coach the frosh this year.
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standout forward w i l l try and get the team in shape for a September 25 home opener with Quinnipiac.
Also returning w i l l be last year's leading scorer Maurice Tsododo, goalie Anton Saleclccr, halfback
Dick Szymanski, and forward Jay Moore. The team is short on experience.
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State University Theatre Announces
Schedule for Upcoming Season
be directed by James E. LeonExcitement and variety to
ard. Tryouts, held last night and
have become the keynote tonight in Page Hall, will fill the
words to describe the up- roles, primarily male, and are the
first step toward a four-night run,
coming State University November
3-6, in Page Hall.
Theatre season. Five ma- One of the newest concepts In
realized under Ross
jor productions, five guest
who will produce John
artist appearances, and ap- Stephen,
Cheever's novel "The Wapshot
proximately twelve one-act Scandal" December 8-11, and again
plays constitute the bill for from the 15-18, in the Studio Theatre in chamber theatre style.
the 1965-1966 year.
Stephen emphasizes that in this
The first major production will foi;m of theatre, which Is essentially
staging of narrative fiction, what
be Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men,
The Albany Student Press will
continue to sponsor its
child from Colombia, Graclala Garcia, for another year. As was done
last year, the ASP will conduct a
drive for funds to help sponsor
Since lasl year, Graclala lias
finished second grade successfully
and will enter third grade in February. The school year in Colombia runs from the beginning of
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is presented Is a novel and not a
play. Approximately twenty roles
are available, and will be cast after
tryouts October 5-7 at 7:30 in Richardson 290.
Faculty Directed Muscial
Perhaps-the biggest "first" in
the new season will be the eight
night run of "Stop the World, I
Want To Get Off" March 2-5 and
9-12. The Newley-Brlcusse musical, widely acclaimed for its r e cent Broadway success, will be
staged by Martin Mann in Page
Hall as the first faculty-directed
musical at State.
Jarka Burlan's staging of " J . B . "
by Archibald MacLelsh in the Trinity Methodist Church and Dr. Paul
B. Pettit's decision to stage Aristophanes' "Lysistrata" outdoors
are major steps away from conFebruary until the end of Novem- ventional theatre. The Greek comedy, a powerful Indictment of war,
Graclala is now ten years old and will be seen May 11-14; details on
doing very well In school. She says " J . B . " are as yet uncertain.
in her letters that she Is doing well
because she likes to study.
The contributions which the ASP
The trend toward longer runs in
sends to Graclala are not unly money
but also clothes, blankets, and toi- State University Theatre is populetries. The money is sent to help larly regarded as an Increase in
meet Graclala's tuition expenses the demand for quality dramatics,
for her schooling.
and is generally a welcome pheUntil she was adopted by the ASP, nomenon.
Graclala's parents could not afford
Guest artist productions form an
to send her to school. Mr. Garcia, important part of the year's perGraclala's father, Is still working formances. Beginning with an Octoas a carpenter, and lie earns $30.00 ber 8 performance in Page Hall
a month. This barely meets the (title as yet unannounced), tlioy inoust of the family's necessities of clude the Compass luiprovlsational
Theatre October 9, "The Legends
The contributions of the foster of St. Nicholas" (a 12th century
parents' plan make It possible for church drama) December 13, and
the child to receive an education the Triad Dance Company Februand better earnings. While Mr. Gar- ary 18.
cia is woi it ng, Graclala's mother
Perhaps the most important guest
tends to the chores of housekeeping. performance will be Circle In the
She, too, is grateful for her daugh- Square's production of Sophocles'
ter's foster parents.
"The Trojan Women" March 13.
Since adoption by the ASP, Gra- All guest artists will perform in
clala has shown great physical Page.
growth, Graclala has grown from
an under-nourished to a healthy
Student Directed Ploys
child. Graclala's brother Pedru is
Three bills of one-act plays tonow married and raising a family taling approximately twelve dramas
of his own,
round out the bill, To lie seen
Two of Iter other brothers, Miguel
and Carlos are now in high school, December 14-15, March 1-2 and
Gulllermo, another brother, is stay- April 28-27, they are presented as
ing at home, while an older sister, part of the direction class.
The new season is one about
Socorro, Is looking for work as a
(oontimird fmgti 3}
secretary, • >•• ••••
ASP to Begin Fund Drive
To Support Foster Child
Potter Club quarterback Wayne Smith i« about to take the snap
from e . n t t r In an AMIA football game last year. Potter Club had
far from an easy time winning its tenth straight title «
forced the Club into a playoff. This yoar KB, as we as some
independent teams w i l l provide plenty of competltlion as the
league gets progressively tougher each season.
• B u s Strike?
Turnout Smaller
For a good many years now, Albany's incoming
class has been "biggerand better" than the p r e ceding one. And yet, of late, the turnout for athletic
teams has been progressively smaller (percentagewise). Perhaps increased academic pressure or
apprehensions about intercollegiate competition has
served to dissuade high school athletes from taking
up sports in college. Whatever the reasons, the end
result is always the same for school—poorer andpoorer teams.
In part the school is to be blamed. Recruiting
restrictions, lack of administration support, poor
facilities, and general hardships on athletes have
all helped to push State athletics into the back seat
of SUNYA's transitional movement. Oh, granted
we've changed our mascot from a penguin to a great
dane, but nominal changes aren't the kind our athletic system needs.
Richard Thompson, President of
Central Council, said that he hoped
to have these constitutions ratified
by October 15. He said that the two
commission representatives on the
council will act as a medium between
their individual commission and the
council in putting the finishing
touches on the constitution.
Thursday Meetings
Thompson said that the council
will meet every Thursday night
until the work on the constitution
is completed. He said hopefully,
"If the theory behind the government works out, the council will
not have to meet every week because lesser commissions will do
all the work set aside by Senate."
He said that he will try "to
delegate enough authority and r e sponsibility so that members of
the government do not become bored
with their area of study like what
happened with Senate."
Thompson hoped that he could
Instill In eacti level uf the government a desire to Initiate activities.
He said "if they are willing the
government will be put on its feet;
if they do not, then the problems
the government will face will be
worse than Senate."
The new judicial branch of the
The Court will be composed of
four seniors, three juniors and two
When the Supreme Court will take
power, MYSKANIA will lose all its
judicial power and will remain the
guardians of tradition and the freshmen class.
It will also assist and advise any
campus organization that desires its
help and screen nominees for the
Supreme Court.
The lesser courts will be set up
by the individual commission areas.
New Members
Late last spring the twelve additional Central Council members
from the commission areas were
named to the council.
They were Lynn Kurth and Sharon
Teves representing the Commission
for Community Programming, Carol
Zang and Miriam Grossman from
Religious Area Affairs Commission,
Henry Madej and Doug Upham from
Lauren Kurz and Bruce Werner
from Living Area Affairs Commission and Richard Thompson and
Linford White from Commission
for Academic Affairs.
Also appointed to the Council
from the faculty were Dr. Walter
Knotts, Nell Brown, Dr. Ruth
Schmidt, Martha Egelston and Dr.
John Rosenbach.
Mitchell Trio to Perform Saturdays
The Mitchell Trio will
perform in Page Hall this
Saturday at 7:00 and 9:15
p.m. Tickets are being sold
in the Peristyles, the dining
areas, at Activities Di'yand
at the Student Activities
desk in Brubacher.
Mike Kobluk, John Denver and
Joe Frazler, of the Trio, combine
Urban folk songs and satire to
The Mitchell Trio
...During one o< their concerts
musically express themselves in
terms of contemporary feeling and
thought. The result being a sound
very distinctive from today's highly
polished "pop" folk music.
The Mitchell Trio enjoys recording highly controversial songs such
as "The John Birch Society" and
"Slngln' Our Mind," both have been
banned by the television industry.
Pleas for peace, tolerance, and good
will shine through many of their,
more serious numbers.
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