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Banks, Samuel A.

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Surprise sixth candidate for College President, Samuel Banks, shares his views on a liberal arts education. Student Senate debates proposed budget limits to four committees. Student Services will present a workshop on death and dying. The Pittsburgh Symphony chamber Orchestra gives a...

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College Presidential candidate Samuel A Banks visits the College again. The Mermaid Players' final production of the year will be the 18th century English comedy The Clandestine Marriage. The Office of Student Services opens its miniweek program on Death and Dying with a panel discussion on...

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Samuel A. Banks is elected new President of the College. The topic of the 1975 Public Affairs Symposium will be "News Reporting in America: can it be free and responsible?". The Library's Chester dialaccess cassette system is in the process of being phased out and replaced by a new cassette...

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Abolition of the Dean's List sparks much debate among students. Students now have access to their academic files under the recently enacted "Buckley Amendment." Fraternity pledges are on the upswing. Eight additional students are honored as Dana Scholars. New President Sam Banks outlines his...

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The school will throw its first annual McKenney Cotillion all-college party for summer school students. Nancy L. Winkleman is appointed director of publications and is the first woman named to that position. The first step in renovations of the dining hall begin with the laying of new carpeting...

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Pres. Sam Banks presides at his first convocation. Banks' inauguration to feature "numerous dignitaries" who will honor President. Alumnus Edward Shirk is part of important possible physics discovery.

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Library considers altering its honor system after thousands of dollars have been estimated in stolen books. Homer Holland's death does not change drinking ban in HUB. The "future of computing is up in the air" at College, as its IBM 1130 and Interdata 7/32 prove to be financially unwieldy. Eric...

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Pres. Sam Banks receives "many challenges from various speakers" at inauguration. College administration develops plan to evaluate "current administration practices." Banks speaks on need to "reexamine duties" in inaugural address. Junior Tim Hoerner wins McKinlay Scholarship. Featured are...

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Pres. Banks responds to Food Service Task Force plans. Career-Oriented Liberal Education (COLE) is a proposed concept to "supplement" the College's "current liberal arts orientation." Theta Chi hosts Vietnamese refugees. Ira Brown will lecture on James Miller McKim.

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Pres. Banks confirms divestment of College's Interdata 7/32 computer. College to co-host Presidency's Sixth Annual Leadership Symposium. To reduce deficit, College cuts Library's budget. Editorial cartoons related to James Buchanan will be featured in Library's May Morris Room. WDCV is set to...

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Russell Shunk steps in as assistant director of admissions. Public Affairs Symposium features scientist Dennis Meadows. Andy Banks receives Rhodes Scholarship. Special Task Force on Residential and Social Life forms under Pres. Banks. Robert LeValley is selected to study at Leningrad State...

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Pres. Banks receives honorary Doctor of Letters degree from the College of Charleston. Tenure debates continue, "concern[ing] faculty." In "Eating Out," The Gingerbread Bread Man and The House of Pizza are reviewed, receiving 2/5 and 3/5 stars, respectively. Institutional Priorities and...

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In this edition a "Report of the Task Force on Social and Residential Life" was featured. President Sam Banks mainly addressed fraternities and fraternity life, especially with ideas of equality between non-fraternity and fraternity groups, as well as the College-fraternity relationship. Two new...

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The Board of Trustees voted unanimously "in favor of implementation of the proposals put forth by the Task Team on College/Fraternity Relations." There are more articles discussing the Presidential race between Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford.The Central Pennsylvania Consortium offers...

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In this edition, a "well-known civil rights attorney" William Kunstler appeared and spoke at the Pre-Law Society's First Annual Law Symposium. The College's Chaplain, Paul Kaylor, resigned from his position after ten years, and prompted the creation of an All-College Study Group on Campus...

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In this edition, a change in the college's meal plan was issued by President Sam Banks. Now the dining hall will be closed to anyone unless they pay upon entry or have a meal plan card. Dickinsonians launched a boycott against the "multi-national textile corporation" J. P. Stevens and Company. "...

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In this edition, the 1977-78 Senate election results are featured. The results were Steve Bartolett as Senate President, Ernie Kilpfel as Vice-President, and Kathy Kunkel as Treasurer. The Career Oriented Liberal Education or COLE program is new at Dickinson, which allows students to apply...

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In this edition, Preisdent Banks and senior staff members analyze the recent changes and upheaval with the College's personnel. Former College chaplain Paul Kaylor, former Associate Dean of the College Kenneth Laws, the Dean of Educational Services Robert A. Barr, the Director of Financial Aid...

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In this edition, the two social organizations on campus, the Student Independent Organization (SIO) and the Committee for Social Alternatives (CSA) are called upon to create more opportunities for students to socialize on campus. College President Sam Banks and Dean George Allan will be teaching...

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In this edition the College President Sam Banks discusses the "challenge of 1980s" preparation efforts to a "Town Hall" meeting. The Writing Center was recently opened for student use in the library. An increase in enrollment has led to unhappiness amongst students because of overcrowding, many...

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President Sam Banks is named consultant to Gallaudet College, the only liberal arts college for the deaf. The faculty will be voting on whether or not an extension should be added to the spring reading period for final exams. Admissions decided to set an enrollment limit to help with the problem...

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In this edition, the President Banks discusses faculty unionization and how it could be stifled due to a recent ruling at another College to unionize. Phi Delta Theta has requested off-campus housing for their fraternity. Former Officer Thurston E. Cline was dismissed from his position for...

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Fund raising has begun for the new gymnasium, where a sign already stands marking the location of the site.The ad hoc Senate committee has decided to open the closed dining hall due to dissatisfaction amongst students with the program. The College's phone system has been modified due to students...

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In this issue, the Congress of African American Students met with President Banks to discuss the College's lack of minority students and ask him to consider recruiting more. The College claims that "minority" students receive no special preferences when they are being considered for financial...

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