Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, April 11, 1975

A severe windstorm causes damage to the campus taking out six trees. Retired professor John C. Pflaum, 71, dies of a heart attack in a car accident. Despite heavy opposition, the Nisbet Scholars Program is adopted by faculty at their last meeting. It will be implemented as an experimental two year program beginning with the class of 1980. Admissions reports a drop in the freshman class. Carl Sagan, winner of the 1975 Priestley award, spoke on the need for more unmanned exploration of the solar system at the award ceremony. Robert Greenler will receive the College's Glover memorial award. An extensive "Guide to the Town Taverns" is given with detailed reviews of Carlisle classics such as the Gingerbread Man.