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Banks, Samuel A.

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The members of Alpha Delta Epsilon sorority decide to affiliate instead with Gamma Phi Beta. Action is taken after "special effects" powder causes an explosion at the Sigma Chi fraternity house. President Samuel A. Banks announces the formation of the Task Force on Student Life. Professor Neil...

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Omicron Delta Kappa and Blue Hats tap members. Junior Scott Mumma awarded the Presidential Scholarship by President Samuel A. Banks. Junior Bill Hill III receives 1902 Award. Alpha Chi Rho and Sigma Alpha Epsilon organize a 24-hour marathon volleyball game to raise money for UNICEF. Ted Kennedy...

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Fraternities issued large bill for property damages and cleanup. President Banks talks about the future of Dickinson College. Alcohol Learning and Knowledge for You, ALKY, is discussed. Sorority and Fraternity rushing begins. Women's Volleyball plays first match in new Kline Center.

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Flu outbreak overloads Health Center. President Sam Banks offers non-credit course on magic for second year. "Senior Night in Carlisle" held at local restaurants and bars. All-campus Study Group on Minorities created over concern of decline in the number of minority students. Bruce Wall, Dean of...

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President Sam Banks has decided to appoint a Commission on the Status of Minorities, which was recommended by the Study Group on Minorities. The College hopes to review the "current situation of the black community" and develop ways to enhance their campus experience. The old Alumni Gymnasium is...

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President Sam Banks makes plans to renovate Bosler and Denny. The College adopts a new sexual harassment policy, which was the year's work of the Commission on the Status of Women committee. Diane Jefferson is the new counselor/coordinator of Minority Affairs at the College. Students discuss the...

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President Sam Banks proposes 'repositioning' and increasing tuition at "State of the College" address. Ben Bova to speak at PAS. Education included in Reagan's State of Union Address, Fire at Phi Epsilon Pi Fraternity House, Exhibit of Ms. Toshiko Takaezu opens in new Trout Gallery in the Emil....

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550 freshmen arrive on campus to begin orientation and their college careers at Dickinson. Alpah Chi Rho fraternity is re-issued its charter after a one-year suspension and will begin an alcohol-free pledge program. The Alumni Council endorses a resolution implementing an "alternative beverage"...

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The Board of Trustees increases tuition by 8% for a total of $11,040 for tuition, room, and board. National public relations firm Hill & Knowlton has been hired by President Banks to help position the college as a more prestigious and top liberal arts college. Presidents of the college's ten...

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Thefts and burglaries on campus try students' patience, despite a 10% overall decrease in crime rate. Fullbright Scholar Jean-Marie Crouzatier studies at Dickinson, highlights Dickinson's new center in Toulouse. President reviews college improvements since 1980 in curriculum, social life, and...

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Interview with Dr. Michael A. Carrera highlights Sexuality Education Week, urges broader understanding of sexuality as involving more than physical intimacy. New London study abroad program established. The year-long program, offered at University College, is designed for Fine Arts, Music,...

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Dickinson announces a 9.9% tuition increase to meet rising costs of institutional improvements. Students studying off campus run into a number of problems on return, chiefest among them the disorganization of course registration. College receives $1 million grant from the National Endowment for...

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"The Visit" play, performed by the Mermaid Players, earns mixed reviews. President Banks calls together a group, made up of the President's staff, Chairmen of the Board of Trustees and Development Finance, Student Affairs Committee, the Educational Policy Committee of the Board and various other...

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President Sam Banks has decided to take another position at the University of Richmond as their College President. The Alpha Chi Rho fraternity has been renovating their social room's floor. The Campus Activity Board promises more events for the year, more than just the coffeehouse. Dickinson...

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The President Search Committee continues to look for a new college president to replace current president Samuel A. Banks. The card catalog at the library has now been computerized and expected to go on line in a few months. David Strine, a student at the college, went on a semester-long voyage...

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Former college student Scott W. Sinning, '87, is suing campus administrators, the Alpha Chi Rho fraternity, the Borough of Carlisle, Carlisle Chief of Police Frank Giordano, and two Carlisle Police Officers after being shot in the right eye by a pellet gun. Students that took part in the Malaga...

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