The Nittany cub. (Erie, Pa.) 1948-1971, November 19, 1970, Image 1

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Registration Procedures
For U.P. Bound Students
Registration procedures for the
Winter Term have been revised
to eliminate the registration
activation process used during
the past two years, James M.
Herron, Records Officer, has
Under the revised system, all
students will report for
registration at Recreation
Building on Tuesday and Wed
nesday, January 5 and 6. Each
pre-registered student 'will
register according to the time
printed on his Advance Class
Assignment Schedule, which he
will receive during the week of
November 23. Non pre
registered students will register
on Wednesday afternoon,
January- 6, according to an
alphabetical time schedule.
The registration times printed
in the Winter, 1971, Schedule of
Classes will not be followed. The
procedure to be used, it is ex
plained, will eliminate much of
the student inconvenience caused
by the drop-add process, which
has followed the registration
activation at the HUB Union.
When a student who is pre
registered for the Winter Term
reports to Recreation Building,
he must present his Advance
Class Assignment Schedule (pre
registration schedule). Student
IDcard, Bursar’s Fee Receipt for
Winter Term, “revised” . No. 2
card ilrevising Winter Schedule,
and No. 2 card for Spring Term,
1971, if planning to enroll for
Spring Term.
Daily Collegian Editor
Suspended For Fall Term
Robert J. McHugh, editor of The
Daily Collegian, was suspended
from his position for the
remainder of Fall Term, ac
cording to Terri Borio, president
of Collegian, Inc., the
newspaper’s publisher. The
suspension followed an
emergency meeting of Collegian,
Inc. called Friday (((November
13) )) in resDonse to demands bv
the Black Student Union (BSU).
McHugh’s decision to publish
information secured by a
reporter by eavesdropping at a
closed-door meeting of the BSU
prompted the suspension, ac
cording to information released
by Collegian, Inc.
McHugh and Nordland were
suspended through a directive
effective Monday (((November
16))). The directive, established
at the Friday meeting of
Collegian. Inc., also directed The
Collegian to print an apology to
the BSU. The directive gave the
BSU equal space and the same
(front page) position in The
Collegian to respond to the story,
Miss Borio said. She said an
official notification was mailed to
the BSU Saturday (((November
Interim Editor Selected
Larry Reibstein, managing
editor of The Collegian, was
chosen as interim editor, ac
cording to McHugh. Steve
Solomon, a contributing editor,
was offered the position by
Collegian, Inc. but declined.
“I felt that my acceptance of
the offer.. . . might be taken as
approval of the suspension of
Editor Rob McHugh,” Solomon
said. “While I continue to believe
that The Daily Collegian was
unethical in its coverage of the
Black Student Union meeting, I
think Collegian, Inc. overreac
ted,” Solomon added.
-Ntitatuj (EJlffi
If a student has not pre
registered for Winter Term, i.e.,
if he is an adjunct student, an
adjunct employee, a new student
who is transferring with ad
vanced standing, or a continuing
student who did not pre-register,
he will register between 3:00 and
4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, January
6, according 4o the alphabetical
schedule printed below.
When registering, each of these
students must present his Student
ID Card (or Authorization to
Enroll Card), Bursar’s Fee
Receipt for Winter Term, No. 2
Card for Winter Term, and No. 2
Card for Spring Term 1971, if
planning to enroll for Spring
Unless prior arrangement has
been made with the Records
Officer, a student who does not
report at his designated time to
register will be considered a late
registrant; he will be charged a
$lO.OO late registration fee in
accordance with Senate Rule G-2.
All pre-registration course
assignments will be cancelled for
late registrants.
The registration schedule for
pre-registered students is:
January 5 and January 6 as
printed on each student’s Ad
vance Class Schedule.
The schedule for non pre
registered students is:
January 6
Reibstein said his acceptance
“in no way signifies approval of
the Board’s (Collegian, Inc.)
decision.” He said he “accepted
it for the sake of the paper. The
staff conveyed to me that if
someone other than myself were
offered the position, they would
have refused to work.” He said
the staff felt as managing editor
he was properly the next man in
line for fee job.
Reibstein said he feels that
McHugh’s suspension was
inappropriate as punishment,
and that he stands by his original
decision in advising McHugh to
publish the November 6 story.
“The problem we are con
cerned with is a question of
journalistic ethics,” an argument
issued by The Collegian’s Board
of Editors stated.
Although the Undergraduate
Democratic Government (UDG)
condemned The Collegian for
“flagrantly violating” the BSU’s
“right to assemble in privacy”
according to a November 13
article in The Collegian, the
action of The Collegian reporter
was perfectly legitimate because
the meeting was not an executive
session and was held in a public
building, McHugh indicated.
McHugh said Reibstein and
The Collegian’s professional
adviser Bernard Buggy were
consulted about whether to print
the. story, but the final decision
was his.
Norland, who wrote the article
about the BSU meeting, said
“I’m considering filing suit in a
federal court at least against
Collegian, Inc., and possibly
against the BSU. I feel I’ve been
3:00 p.m.
3:15 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
4:00 p.m.
4:15 p.m.
Question of Ethics
Considers Lawsuit
OSGA To Apologize To
Commonwealth Deans
The Organization of Student
Government Associations will
send a letter of apology to the
Deans of Student Affairs at the
Commonwealth Campuses ex
plaining the interest of certain
controversial information con
tained in the packet material
distributed to the OSGA fall
conference last weekend.
Enclosed in the packet was the
“suggested informal agenda for
discussion with University
President John W. Oswald and
the OSGA Executive Com
mittee,” according to Association
Press Services. The agenda
included a list of problems that
Patrick Keaveny, OSGA
president; Sam Wood, OSGA
vice-president; and Robert
Misko, OSGA representative to
the Senate Committee on Un
dergraduate Student Affairs,
discussed with Oswald before the,
Some of the problems
discussed with Oswald concerned
the dean’s prohibiting student
sponsored petitions, attempts by
deans to “censor student
newspapers” and other literary
publications, and attempts by
deans to “censor, confiscate, and
or seize mail, thus preventing
communications from reaching
SGA’s,” according to the agenda
the APS release stated.
Deans Object
the agenda did not
used as a scapegoat by the
Board’s (Collegian, Inc.) efforts
at cowardly appeasement.”
Nordland said he believes there
is some question about the
Collegian, Incorporated’s right to
suspend him. He said the action
may be in violation of a previous
directive by the publisher.
Spokesmen for the BSU were
not available for comment.
Ford Foundation To
Sponsor Scholarship
Thomas Jefferson, in his
Inaugural Address of March 4,
1801, said, “Though the will of the
majority is in all cases to prevail,
that will, to be rightful, must be
reasonable; the minority possess
their equal right, which equal
laws must prdtect, and to violate
would be oppression.” And
minorities, regardless of the
beliefs of some, also have equal
rights .to a decent education. To
enable these minority groups
toward such an end, the Ford
Foundation is sponsoring a new
scholarship program which
“applies to students who all too
often have not been able to get the
kind of support they need, either
in high school or college, to
further their education.”
This new program adds two
million dollars a year to the funds
available* for financing upper
division studies of two-year
colleges. It is for selected
minority group students who
complete the Associate degree in
a transfer program at a two-year
junior or. community college, and
who plan to transfer to a four
year college or university to
mention any specific ad
ministrator, faculty or campus
several of the deans objected to
it, and felt it was a statement
accusing all the deans. Problems
with the directors and the faculty
of the campuses also were listed
on the agenda.
Ralph L. DeShong, assistant to
the Dean of Student Affairs for
Commonwealth Campuses, told
APS the placement of the agenda
in the conference material “was
pretty irresponsible.” The
agenda should have been
presented in a “more diplomatic
manner, with facts presented,
but they were not,” DeShong
Dean Robert T. Clappier of
Ogontz Campus commented to
APS, “If there are any problems
as (the agenda) suggested, it
seems to me that somebody on
the OSGA could have brought this
to our attention, before
discussing it with the president.”
Benjamin A. Lane, Dean at
Behrend Campus, said according
to the release, that he thought all
the deans would have preferred
that the agenda list specific
names because “there is no way
of correcting problems if names
Students Must
Declare Major
A large number of students who
are in their 4th term or higher
have, as yet, failed to declare a
specific major within their
particular college. University
regulations require that all
students except those in the
colleges of Engineering and
Business Administration com
plete the official Declaration of
Major Form before their 4th
term. Students in the College of
Engineering are required to
complete this form in their fourth
term, and students in the College
of Business Administration must
do so in their 6th term. The
reason for this is that the colleges
do not provide a common year
complete study for the bachelor’s
"Winners will be nominated by
their two-year colleges. In
terested students may wish to
consult with their college officials
(But should not write the
Foundation). The Foundation
will send appropriate nomination
forms to all qualifying colleges in
Scholarships cover partial
expenses only/ They vary ac
cording to the need of the in
dividual winner, and may range
from 20 percent to 80 percent of
the costs of attending the four
year institution. They are
granted for one year, and may be
renewed for students making
satisfactory progress. They are
for full-time study only.
Winners may use their
scholarships at any four-year
degree-granting college or
university in the United States to
which they can gain admission.
Winners make their own
arrangements to attend an upper
division institution. Students
should realize this opportunity
and seek to take advantage of it
when it comes.
are not given.”
Caused by Misunderstanding
Richard Hagen, OSGA
Executive Committee member,
said to APS reporters that the
complaints of the deans were
caused by a misunderstanding.
He added,. “We don’t want to
alienate the deans.”
Edward Swierczewski, OSGA
representative to SCUSA said at
the OSGA meeting Thursday,
“We (OSGA Executive Com
mittee) better get the deans back
on our side, if OSGA is going to
He warned the Executive
Committee that in order “to have
power we must gain power, and
gain respect. We should con
centrate more on getting things
done for the Commonwealth
Campuses, and less on University
Park politics,” he added.
Misko said the issues were not
meant to be dropped. “We don’t
just dig up problems without
solving them,” he said to APS.
Heavenly said he would
definitely try to resolve the
misunderstanding with the
major after this time, and
students, therefore, begin work in
their particular specialization at
this time.
All students classified as in the
above terms who have not
already done so, please fill out
the official Declaration of Major
Form with their adviser and turn
it in to the Resident Instruction
Office as soon as possible.
Stan Kenton
To Appear At
Stan Kenton and his 19-piece
orchestra will appear in concert
on Saturday evening, November
28,1970. in the Harborcreek High
School Auditorium. The program
which begins at 7:00 p.m. is the
first of the 1970 - 71 season under
the firection of the Harborcreek
Association for Music (H.A.M.).
Mr. William Wood is the chair
man for this local group.
Mr. Kenton has been described
as “the most significant force in
contemporary music today” and
is well-known for his conducting,
composing and arranging. Some
of the famous albums he has
recorded are “West Side Story,”
“Finian’s Rainbow,” and
“Hair.” His range of popularity
dates back to the mid-40’s when
he worked with the Bob Hope
radio show and performed in
concert at the Carnegie Music
Hall in New York. A little-known
accomplishment of Stan Kenton’s
is the original ballet he wrote in
honor of the marriage of Grace
Kelly to Prince Ranier.
Tickets for this attraction are
on sale at Bohman’s Music,
Markham’s Music, the Record
Bar, on Behrend Campus, and at
(he Corner Store in North East.
All seats are $3.50 and may also
be purchased from any H.A.M.
member or at the door the night
of the performance.