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Twelve faculty members were named the outstanding professors
of 1963"by the Yucca, the student yearbook distributed in May. They
were chosen by members of five scholastic honor organizations for stu-
The honored professors are Dr^E. G. Ballard, Dr. Ralph Eberly,
Mrs. Eva Joy Sampley and Dr. Mary Whitten, English; Dr. David Red-
den, Dr. A. W. Roach and Dr. J. K. -G. SilVey, biologyj'Dr. H. W. Kamp
and Dr. Chester Newland, government; Dr. Dwane Kirigery, education;
Dr. William R. DeMougeot, speech; and Dr. Jack Scroggs, history.
Honor societies which took part in the balloting were Alpha Lambda
Delta, Phi Eta Sigma, Alpha Chi, Blue Key and Meritum.
Dr. Kjer National Officer
Dr. Dell C. Kjer of the School of Education was elected viceTrresi-
dent of Kindergarten education for the 99,000 member Association Tor
——Childhood Education International. One of the nation's oldest educa-4-u
tion groups, ACEI has "field and collegiate chapters in the United
States and many foreign countries. It publishes the professional jour-
nal Childhood Education. Dr. Kjer has served the association, as an
editorial board member and on the board of directors.
"Top Executive Pay Package," a book by Dr. Leonard Burgess of
in_a joint publi-
cation of" the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and
The Free Press of Glencoe, Inc., a division of The Macmillan Co. It is
based on data for the three highest-paid executives jn each of the 25
largest manufacturing companies listed on the New York Stock Ex-
change for carefully selected years from 1929 through 1958:
Debater John Swaney was chosen a member of the two-man Unit-
ed States traveling debate team which will tour, the British Isles early
next year. Swaney, a senior*, and Bob Higgins of Kings College, N.Y.,
were selected from a final field of nine contestants by six judges of
the Institute of International Education, sponsoring organization for
the tour. Named as one of three alternates for the trip was Anne Hod-
ges, a 1962 gradu«te7~
Government Leaders Honor Blair
Student government leaders presented their annual award foi an
outstanding professor to Dr. A. Witt Blair, dean of the School of Ed-
ucation. He received the 'Fessor Graham Award given to a member of
the faculty who has contributed significantly to the school Dr.
Herbert C. Parrish, director of the mathematical department, was elect-
ed chairman of the Texas section of the Mathematical Association of
Dr. William T. Hagan of the history faculty is the author of "The
Indian in American History," Number 50 in a series of pamphlets de-
signed- to help high school history teachers keep up with important
new writings. The series is a project of the Service Center for Teach-
ers of History. Each pamphlet is distributed by the Macmillan Co., for
the American Historical Association .... Edwin Palmer, a teaching
fellow in the government department, received a two-year grant for
advanced study in civil liberties and police administration at New
York University. =
Smith Kiker Jr., was named faculty sponsor of the Yucca, stu-
dent yearbook. He is continuing as instructor of photojournalism class-
es and photographic adviser to all student publications, a position he
has held since September 1960.
Dr. R. B. Escue, Jr., of the chemistry faculty attended a long-range
planning committee meeting of the Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear
Studies in Oak R.idge, Tenn. The committee of eight members is one
of several sub-groups within the ORINS Council which meets an-
nually for program and policy reviews. The council consists'-of repre-
sentatives of "its 39 member institutions.
Harrison, Brown Reassigned
Two members of the Air Force ROTC detachment have been re-
assigned to Elmendorf Air Force-Base, Alaska. Capt, Douglas A. Har-
rison, a member of the air science faculty since 1959, has been assigned
to the Defense Area Communications Control Center. S. Sgt James E.
Brown, the noncommissioned officer in charge of student records for
the detachment, will work in the airman personnel division of the
career management branch at the, Alaskan Air Command headquarters.
Anthony GaubiS, president of Anthony Gaubis and Co., investment
firm of New York City, addressed the Investment Club, for the second
time within a year on the invitation of Martin E. Rooney of the School
of Business Administration . . . . Dr. Dewey W. Grantham, Vander
bilt University history professor aqd a former NTSU facultjumember,
was a guest speaker of the local fchaptfer of Alpha Chi. A ndted lectur-
er on Southern politics, Dr.' Grantham taught American history here
Twenty persons used a chartered air-conditioned bus as a
classroom this summer and got and first-hand, 22-day look at the
West—some 7,000 miles of it. The participants in the 14th annual geog-
raphy field trip studied the natural, agricultural and industrial features
of the areas visited while receiving classroom credit .... Dr. Edward
C. Bonk, director of guidance, was elected to professional membership
in the National Vocational Guidance Association. The NVGA is one of
seven suborganizations of the American Personnel and Guidance As-
sociation. Professional membership is the third and highest degree of
membership the association awards and has been granted to 33 other
persons in Texas.
Two, Get Ph;D. Degrees
Miss Georgia B. Leaeh of the art faculty and Cordell Smith of
the government department received Ph.D. degrees from the Univer-
sity of Oklahoma in May .... Dr. Robert V, Osmon of the School of
Education is the author of "Improvement of Secondary Teaching," pub-
lished by Educational Publishers, Inc., of St. Louis .... Dr. H. J. Fried-
sim, director of the department of economics and sociology, has been
elected the Southwestern regional representative to the council of the
American Sociological Association. ?
"Munich," a book by Dr. W. Keith Eubank of the history faculty
based on the Munich Conference agreement of 1938 and its effect on
international affairs since then, was published by the University of
Oklahoma Press . . . Dr. Rowe Meador, School of Business Adminis-
tration faculty member, was named chairman of the student liaison and
development committee of the American Marketing Association.
John M. Brooks is the new president of the College Placement
jCouncil, which has members from 932 accredited four-year schools in
the United States and Canada. The director of the Business fimplby-
ment Service in the School of Business Administration, Brooks will
serve a one-year term, t
VOL. 14 NORTH TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY. Denton, Texas. August 1963
University Making Plans
To Observe 75th Year
North Texas State University is
planning a special observance of
its 75th Year in 1964-65. L
The announcement was made by
President J. C. Matthewi. in-his
University Day report, in which
he cited the increased interest of
business and industry in higher ed-
cation in this -region.-—— ——
"This wifl be not so much a cel-
ebration as a matter of stock-tak-
ing and road-charting for the years
ahead," the president said in his
May statement. _He announced
these developments: -r*
"ti Two years ago, the Board of
Miss Carroll Glenn, internation-
ally known concert artist, is the
new resident violinist in the School
of ^Wusic, ....
She succeeds the late Mrs. Mar-
jorie Fulton Harrell, who'died after
kn automobile accident Jnear here
Educated at the New York City
Institute of Musical Art and the
Juilliard Graduate School of Mus-
ic, she received the Walter W.
Naumburg Foundation Award in
1939, the Town Hall Award of the
New York Music Critics in 1940.
and in 1941 the National Federa-
tion of Music Clubs Award and
the Schubert Memorial1 Award.
In 1948 Miss Glenn and her hus-
band, pianist Eugene List, were
invited by President Truman to
play for a state dinner at the
White House. She made a two-
month tour of Ihddnesia, India,
Pakistan and Singapore for the
State Department and the Ameri-
can National Theatre and Acade-
my in 1956.
The viplinist has performed with
a score of notable American sym-
phony orchestras, including the
New York Philharmonic, Philadel-
phia, Chicago, Minneapolis, Cleve-
land, San Franciscov St. Louis and
the National Symphony of Wash-
ington, D. C. She has appeared on
the Bell Telephone Hour and in
1962 made a film documentary
with composer Aaron Copland for
national educational television
First performances given by
Miss Glenn are the first New York
performance of the Khatchaturian
Violin Concerto, 1955; the United
States premiere of the Richard
Strauss Concerto, 1958; first
American presentation of the Gail
Kubik Violin Concerto, 1961; and
the first European performance of
the Hungarian Rhapsody for violin
and orchestra by Franz Liszt. .
Regents decided to have a 75th
Year observance, including in it,
among other things, the writing of
a history of the school, now in
preparation, t . . ,
"2. A master plan is being de-
veloped. The effort is being step-
ped up so that the plan can be an-
nounced and studied as part of the
"3. Already there is in process
the extending of the depth of of-
fering, the most recent being the
Board of Regents' approval of the
request to the Texas Commission
on Higher Education for recogni-
tion of doctoral programs in biol-
ogy, chemistry and physics."
(The commission took these
three Ph.D. programs under con-
sideration at its July meeting, to
be brought up for action at the
October session. In remarks to
graduates at spring commence-
ment, Dr. Matthews announced
that the Board of Regents has also
approved a request for a doctor's
degree in business administration.)
Dr. Matthew^ said a 75th Year
steering committee will be named
to make plans leading to formation
of a comprehensive committee this
fall to chart the year's projects.
The observance will run from
Sept. 1, .1964, to, Aug. 31, 1965,
with special events being concen-
trated between Homecoming in tfte"tth
fall and University Day in May.
In both his statements this year
—University Day and commence-
ment—the president stressed the
tremendously increased demands
for higher education in this re-
gion. He said that in the next dec-"
ade, higher education in the South
and Southwest needs to make pro-
gress in developing brainpower
that would ordinarily take half
a century. —' —r - —
— "It is becoming more- obvious to
everyone that North Texas State
University is a part of the Dal-
las-Fort Worth metropolitan com-
plex and has a major responsibil-
ity in meeting the jieeds of that
region." the president declared!
He pointed out that the Dallas
Metropolitan Area Chamber of
Commerce has brought higher ed-
ucation institutions into member-
ship, has made trips ta the
Coast and East Coast to see the
relations between industry and ed-
ucation, and has spent a day in
Denton studying c the educational
resources available to this region.
"These business and industrial
leaders have realized that what
was once a normal school with a
rural student body is now a state
university in a metropolitan? area
girding itself to meet the challenge
Of the '60s," Dr. Matthews assert-
"All this is becoming more ob-
vious to everyone," he said. "The
75th Year observance will explore
e many facets that make it pos-
sible for all the citizens in the
Southwest to recognize this fact
and to identify themselves with
Succeeds Dr. McAlister
Appointment of Dr. Chester A.
Newland as director of the govern-
ment department at NTSU was
announced July 26 by President
J. C. Matthews.
Dr.1 Newland has been on the
NTSU faculty &inee-1960r-He suc-
ceeds the late Dr. Sam McAlister,
who died last March..
A 1954 graduate of NTSU with
high honorsfDr. Newland received
the master of arts in 1955 and the
doctor of philosophy in 1958 from
taught part time at Kansas and
then taught and served as director
of the Institute of Government at
Idaho State College in 1959-60.
He was also an assistant in the
Governmental Research Center at
the University of Kansas, was a
Social Science Research Council
fellow in Washington, D.C., in
1958-59 and took part in the
CHESTER A. NEWLAND
SSRC Institute on the Judicial
Process at the University of Wis-
consin in the summer of 1958.
"The."new"department director is
a specialist in the.-fields of public
law and public administration. He
has worked from its beginning in
the development of a city manage-
ment training program at NTSU
and has worked closely with the ,
Denton city government on a num-
ber of municipal problems.
A budget of $10,350,210 was
adopted for the 1963-64 fiscal year
by the NTSU Board of Regents
in July, shortly after Gov. John
Connally had reappointed two of
the regents to six-year terms and
named ia new one.
The-board also approved the ap-
pointment of 61 new faculty mem-
Reappointed are S. A- Kerr of
Huntsville, vice-chairman of the
Board of Regents, and Dr. Joe'1 T.
Nelson (B.S. '48) of Weatherford.
- The new appointee is David A. I
Kimball, an independent oil opera-
tor in Wichita Falls. He succeeds
Robert Lee Bobbitt (1910) of San
The record budget? compares
with one of $8,767",965 for the
current year. — "
State appropriations account for
$5,616,588 of the new budget. An
additional $1,419,916 corned from
student fees and other educational
and general income. The balance
is from auxiliary enterprise in-
come and other agency funds of
the institution, _
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