Dickinson Alumnus, April 1971

Selected Highlights from this Issue: 
  • Ralph Nader and Senator Sam Ervin spoke at the eighth annual Public Affairs Symposium, which focused on computers, privacy, and the Constitution.
  • The Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, which was featured in an issue of The Architectural Record, was scheduled to open in May 1971.
  • Margaret Mead, a cultural anthropologist, became the first woman to receive the Priestley Award.
  • "The Mermaid Tightens Her Belt" discussed the College's financial situation.
  • The Alumnus included a report titled "Are Americans Losing Faith in their Colleges?," which was produced by the non-profit Editorial Projects for Education.
  • Malcolm and Witwer Halls opened as residences for both men and women as part of the College's experiment with co-ed dorms.