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Concert Sunday By Music Camp [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Concert Sunday By Music Camp The Kent State University Music Camp band, orchestra and chorus will present a program at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Recital Hall, Music and Speech Center. Open to the public without charge, the concert is being offered as the fourth presentation in the Summer Artists Series of cultural and entertainment programs. Directing the 60 young musicians in the camp is Prof. Edward L. Masters, director of the KSU band. Assisting Masters are Warren DeFren and Paul J. Wallace, both members of the School of Music faculty, and James Lotz, music director at Brush High School in Cleveland. Another concert is planned for Saturday, July 25, by the Music Camp group.
$6.3-Million Project Boosts Kent as 'Residential Campus' [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
$6.3-Million Project Boosts Kent as 'Residential Campus' Plans for a new $6.3 million residence hall complex for 1,200 Kent State University students were approved Thursday by the University Board of Trustees. Moving toward a residential campus, Kent will be able to house 7,875 students when the latest project is completed in 1967. Campus housing capacity now stands at 5,300, but a $1.3 million residence for 375 coeds is to open in September. In addition, construction on another $7.7 million residence program for 1,000 single students and 150 married couples will start this summer, with September, 1965, the target date of completion. This project will be financed by a $4 million loan from the Federal Housing and Home Finance Agency approved by trustees Thursday and sale of $3.7 million in bonds to be sold on the public market later. National City Bank of Cleveland is providing interim financing until the bonds are sold. Campus residences are self-sup-porting and without taxpayer cos...
Pianist-Humorist Freeman Will Perform at 8:30 Tonight [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Pianist-Humorist Freeman Will Perform at 8:30 Tonight Classical music and musical satire will be offered tonight by Stan Freeman, humorist-pianist, in a program at University Auditorium at 8:30. The presentation is offered without charge as the third in KSU's 1964 Summer Artists Series. Freeman, a versatile performer, has appeared both as a concert artist with symphony orchestras and as a humorist before night club and television audiences. As a serious pianist he has served with such conductors as Andre Kostelanetz and Percy Faith and appeared with the Philharmonic Symphony of New York, the National Symphony Orchestra of Washington, the Buffalo Philharmonic and the Cincinnati Symphony. His musical satires, the other side of his performing talents, have been popular at such night spots as New York's Blue Angel, London's Colony, and Miami Beach's Fonteaubleau. He has also appeared on television's "Garry Moore Show," "Today Show," "Steve Allen Show" and "Johnny Carson Show." His reper...
Trustees Elect Dix President [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Trustees Elect Dix President Robert C. Dix, editor and publisher of the Kent-Ravenna Record-Courier, was re-elected president of the Kent State University Board of Trustees Thursday. A resident of Kent, Dix has served as a trustee 23 years. Re-elected vice president was Robert H. Stopher of Cuyahoga Falls, editorial page editor of the Akron Beacon-Journal and a board member since 1955. Miss Sue Gambaccini, secretary to the president, was elected secretary of the board. She succeeds Mrs. Alice P. Makinson, who retired last July 1 after 28 years of service to the University. Re-elected treasurer of the board was Frederick H. Bauer, University treasurer.
Trustees Approve 47 New Faculty [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Trustees Approve 47 New Faculty The appointments of 47 new members of the KSU faculty were approved by the University Board of Trustees Thursday. Appointed were: Dr. Edward H. Frieden as professor of chemistry. He has been a faculty member for the past 12 years at The Boston Dispensary and Tufts University Medical School. Dr. Frieden is a former research fellow in biology at Harvard University and instructor in biochemistry at Harvard Medical School. He also taught biochemistry and was a research associate in dermatology at the University of Texas Medical School where he held a Lalor Foundation Fellowship. His doctor of philosophy, master of arts and bachelor of arts degrees are from the University of California at Los Angeles. Dr. Albert P. Martin as visiting professor of German. Dr. Martin, professor and head of the German Department at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, from 1939 to 1961, has served as a visiting professor of German at State University of New York at Buffalo...
Dr. Heer, Former Professor, Dies [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Dr. Heer, Former Professor, Dies Dr. Amos L. Heer, a former member of KSU's College of Education faculty, died Friday in a Kent nursing home. He was 78. Dr. Heer was a KSU faculty member for 29 years. Prior to his retirement in 1956, Prof. Heer served as director of Kent State University School for 19 years. A nationally known leader in the Methodist Church, Dr. Heer was very active in organizing the Wesley Foundation at KSU.
The KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
The KSU SUMMER NEWS The Kent State University Summer News is published weekly by the Academic Centers and Special Activities Offices as a means of keeping students and faculty informed of activity at the University. Regular publication day will be Tuesday. Copy must be turned into Richard P. Goodrick at the offices of the Summer News, 114 Merrill Hall, by Wednesday noon to be included in issue of the following Tuesday. The Summer News office phone numbers are 386 and 387.
Hansmeier's Promotion Tops Administrative Change List [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Hansmeier's Promotion Tops Administrative Change List Dean of Men Thomas W. Hansmeier will become assistant executive dean for educational and student services at Kent State University on Sept. 15. Dr. Hansmeier came to Kent in 1960 as assistant dean of men. He was named dean of men last fall. His appointment and a number of other administrative changes were approved Thursday by the Board of Trustees on the recommendation of President Robert I. White. Trustees also approved these administrative changes: Dr. Lester G. Brailey, assistant to the executive dean and director of orientation, to director of the placement bureau. He succeeds Dr. Paul K. Howells who will devote full time to teaching. Dr. Edgar L. McCormick, professor of English, to assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He succeeds Dr. Lawrence S. Kaplan, who will be senior Fulbright lecturer at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium this Fall. Dr. McCormick will continue to teach. Dr. Feme Shipley, profe...
Board Approves Geauga Center [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Board Approves Geauga Center KSU's Board of Trustees authorized University officials Thursday to move ahead with plans for the establishment of an Academic Center in Geauga County. The center has been requested by civic and educational officials in the county. If the KSU proposal is approved by the State Board of Regents, the Geauga Center will become the University's twelfth off-campus "classroom" in northeastern Ohio.
Asian Institute To Feature Japanese Movie Wednesday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Asian Institute To Feature Japanese Movie Wednesday Three visiting lecturers and an award-winning Japanese movie highlight the program of the Asian Institute this week. The feature-length film, The Human Condition (also known as No Greater Love) will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Lecture Hall A, Bowman Hall. Winner of two major awards at the 1960 Venice Film Festival, the movie is a post-war production which denounces Japan's war crimes. The campus community is invited to attend the showing, which will run for approximately two hours and 20 minutes. The Asian Institute's program of guest speakers for the week include Prof. Ardath W. Burks, chairman of the Department of Political Science at Rutgers University; Dr. Roy Wenger, KSU's director of institutional research; Prof. George O. Totten, 111, of the Department of Political Science of Rhode Island University, and Prof. S. H. Chou of the Department of Economics of the University of Pittsburgh. On Wednesday morning Professor Totten...
Dr. Biedler Will Give Report On Progress in Tanganyika [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Dr. Biedler Will Give Report On Progress in Tanganyika Dr. J. Sam Biedler, a team member on KSU's Tanganyikan project, will give a progress report on the program Wednesday noon at a luncheon meeting of Phi Delta Kappa. The meeting, fourth in the fraternity's series on "Better International Understanding Through Education," is open to the public. The luncheon will be held in the Upper Room of the Robin Hood. Dr. Biedler, assistant professor of secondary education, returned earlier this month from Tanganyika, the east African nation where Kent has a teacher-training project in conjunction with the U.S. Agency for International Development. Last week Dr. Robert Hill, dean of the College of Business Administration, told the Phi Delta Kappa meeting that the Tanganyika project is an example of the American desire to introduce our system of education to "developing nations." He pointed out that in these new nations, which are attempting to evolve from a tribal to an industrial society, edu...
KSU Airport To Be Renamed In Honor of Andrew W. Paton [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
KSU Airport To Be Renamed In Honor of Andrew W. Paton Kent State University Airport has been renamed the Andrew W. Paton Airport in honor of the late director of aerospace technology at KSU. The action was approved by the University Board of Trustees Thursday. Professor Paton had been a member of the KSU faculty for 23 years at the time of his death in February. He had been an adviser to the KSU Flying Club, manager of the airport, secretary of the College of Fine and Professional Arts and coordinator of Youth Traffic Safety Conferences held on campus. Loris Troyer, Kent editor of the Record-Courier, eulogized Professor Paton in an editorial entitled "Andrew Paton—Rich Influence." In part Troyer wrote: "Andrew Paton was a man who made much of his abundant talents and opportunities. He achieved success in the field of education, he foresaw the immense potential of aviation ahead of many of his colleagues and he influenced the lives of many young men and women both here and abroad thr...
Campus Poll Fails To Reveal Any G.O.P. Veep Favorite [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Campus Poll Fails To Reveal Any G.O.P. Veep Favorite Speculation as to whom the Republicans will nominate for second spot on their national ticket ran the gamut from Senator Everett Dirksen to Gov. William Scranton on the KSIJ campus Wednesday. However, slightly more than half of the 20 students polled would not even hazard a guess as to who the vice presidential candidate would be for the G.O.P. Here are the student answers when asked who they thought would be the vice presidential nominee of the Republican party which is meeting this week in San Francisco: Robert Hornak, Burton junior majoring in the comprehensive science program ... "I have no idea. I have not been keeping up with events that much." Jackie Warren, Cleveland senior majoring in deaf education ... "I don't know. I couldn't even make a guess." Elena Maximilian, Cleveland junior majoring in art ... "I really don't know." Donna Fails, Conneaut senior majoring in English ... "I have not paid any attention to it. I am mo...
Kappa Delta Pi Initiation Will Be Thursday in Union [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Kappa Delta Pi Initiation Will Be Thursday in Union Fifty KSU students will be initiated into Kappa Delta Pi, national honor society in education, in ceremonies in the Student Union Thursday. Following initiation will be the society's annual banquet featuring a talk by Dr. Wilfred Douglas Halls, visiting distinguished professor in education. Dr. Halls is a tutor and lecturer in comparative education at Oxford University, England, and author of numerous publications. Students, faculty and friends are invited to attend the banquet scheduled at 6:30 p.m. in the Portage Room. Reservations should be made with Dr. Glenn Maynard, assistant professor of elementary education. New Kappa Delta Pi members are selected according to their academic standing, hours completed in education courses, and recommendations of a student member and one faculty member. Candidates must also exhibit interest in education and in the society.
Speech Institute Will Close With Special Program Friday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Speech Institute Will Close With Special Program Friday Excerpts from a recent Broadway play and interpretative readings and debates will highlight the final day of the KSU's 29th Annual Ohio High School Institute in Speech. The pro- gram scheduled for Friday afternoon and evening in University High School Auditorium is open without charge to the public. At 2:30 p.m. four high school debaters attending the institute will take up the question, "Resolved: that nuclear weapons should be controlled by an international organization." The ques- tion is the one selected as the debate question for high schoolers next year by the National University Extension Association in cooperation with high school debate leagues in some 40 states. The afternoon program, which will conclude at 4, will also include several speeches and interpretative readings by students attending the institute. Excerpts from Romanoff and Juliet, the comedy by Peter Ustinov, will be featured in the evening program beginni...
Mexican Movie Featured In Latin American Studies [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Mexican Movie Featured In Latin American Studies The Mexican film classic, Time in the Sun, will be shown Thursday evening at 8 in Lecture Hall A, Bowman Hall, without charge to the public. The film with English sub-titles has been described by Time magazine as "an arresting, superbly photographed, richly imaginative picture." The showing, second of a series of feature - length entertainment films produced in Latin America, is sponsored by the Kent State University Summer Program of Latin America Studies. Another feature of the program is the showing of recent, short instructional films on Latin America on Tuesday afternoons at 2:30 in Room 114, Van Deusen Hall. These showings are designed to be of special interest to teachers of social studies. The next instructional film will be on Tuesday, July 21. The Latin America program includes courses, seminars, and individual investigations sponsored jointly by the departments of geography, history, political science, and sociology. Visiti...
Installment Credit Theme of Bankers' Campus Workshop [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1964
Installment Credit Theme of Bankers' Campus Workshop Fifty Ohio bankers are on campus this week attending the First Annual Ohio School of Installment Credit. The week-long school is sponsored jointly by the College of Business Administration and the Ohio Bankers Association. Dr. Joseph Van Fenstermacher, professor of economics at KSU, is serving as director of the school which opened Sunday. James E. Newdick, education director of the Ohio Bankers Association, is serving as associate director of the program. Dr. Gerald E. Ridinger, professor of management and director of the KSU Bureau of Management Development, is coordinator of the program. In addition to directing the program Dr. Van Fenstermacher will talk on the "Role of Federal Reserve in Economics Control." Dr. Melvyn L. Woodward, professor of management, will speak on "Simulation Exercise, Operation Federal Reserve" and Robert C. Bingham, assistant professor of economics, will discuss "Consumer Economics."