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to meet with faculty
By NANCY BOYD
/Oily Collegian Staff Writer
The College of Education will invite
University Provost Edward D. Eddy to
meet with ; the faculty to discuss ad
ministrative and policy decision
making, the faculty council decided
, In a suggestion made to council, John
Withall, chairman of the Academic
Policy Committee, said a "dialogue"
with the provost was necessary before
dile college could define its future
academic missions and priorities.
"As a committee, we thought the
provost should meet with the entire
faculty to discuss the whole process and
the policies , that govern academic and
14olicy decisions," he said.
Withall said the committee was asked
to draft a mission statement for the
college in October, but felt unable to do
so because of the recent budget cutbacks
and resulting uncertainties of the
glib - liege's goals.
Henry J. Hermanowicz, dean of the
college, said the suggestion was a
valuable one and that he endorsed
sending a letter of invitation to the
"The provost of a university is also the
provost of its faculty," Hermanowicz
said. "I assume that meeting with the
faculty is one of the principle objectives
of the position."
Withall said such a meeting would not
by a "confrontation," but an informal
ON with the education faculty. He
suggested faculty members might meet
with the provost before the meeting with
the faculty to "mitigate the notion that
this is a confrontation."
In a show of hands, the council
displayed unanimous approval of such a
maEting. The date of the meeting would
be set separately from the monthly
Also emphasizing the need for a
"grong dialogue" was David B. Van
Pattee extends hours for. finals
;The Reserve Reading Room in Pattee The library will be closed March 3 and
1411 be open until 2 a.m. next Tuesday 4, but will be open from 7:45 a.m. to 5
thirough Sunday to accommodate p.m. March 5 through 7. On March 8, the
students studying for finals. first day of Spring Term classes, Pattee
Pattee will be open restricted hours will resume regular hours.
s owingfds the last day of final exams on
Feb; 26. It will be open from 7:45 a.m. to Pollock Library will close at 9 p.m.
10 p.m. Feb. 26. From Feb. 27 to March 2 Feb. 26 and will not reopen until March
Pattee will be open 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. 8, when it will resume regular hours.
Public Information Dept.
Dr. Ray Murphy
Dr. Mel Klein
Dean Robert Scannel
Dommelen, professor of art education,
who presented a statement from the
division of art and music education that
called for a "reexamination of the issue
of faculty governance and its role in
He said two committees are being
established that will deal with
programmatic integration and selection
of heads of the division created when the
division of art and music education
moves to the College of Arts and Ar
chitecture. The committees are being
nominated by faculty within the
departments and the results will be
forwarded to Walter H. Walters, dean of
the College of Arets and Architecture.
Hermanowicz said plans for meeting
budget cutbacks, including the shifting
of the art and music education division,
were outlined at the Feb. 2 budget
hearing for the College of Education. He
said he will receive reactions to the plan
in late March or early April and will
schedule a special meeting of the faculty
later to discuss the state of the college.
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would like to thank
Mrs. Davies Bahr
John A. Stober
& finally, thank you to all of you who supported & donated money
to the Dance Marathon '79
Henry J. Hermanowicz
people and organizations
invaluable help & cooperation
Final draft of CATA plan to be reviewed
By ELLIOT GROSSMAN
Daily Collegian Staff Writer
After more than a year of preparation, the Centre
Area Transportation Authority's five-year Transit
Development Plan is in final draft form and is being
reviewed by government agencies for final revisions
and eventual approval.
If approved along with a grant application, the
proposed plan would get the Centre Line and Campus
Loop bus systems more than $2.2 million in state and
federal aid. = .
The five municipalities that comprise CATA, the
county commissioners and the state and federal
governments are reviewing the proposed plan, CATA
Chairman Thomas Collins said. The municipalities will
give final input on the proposed plan at the March 14
Centre Region Council of Governments transportation
committee meeting. The county's and state's input will
come at about the same time, said James Miller, who
directed preparation of the proposed plan under the
auspices of the University's Pennsylvania Tran
sportation Institute. The federal government's input
may take a little longer, Miller said.
Miller said he is hoping approval might come by April
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The 120-page final draft describes existing conditions
in the Centre Line and Campus Loop systems, outlines
the Centre Region's transit market and proposes
recommendations to modify and expand the systems.
It will be CATA's second five-year plan and was
prepared primarily as a funding requirement to obtain
federal and state capital grants, Miller said. However,
the plan would have been prepared even if the grant
was not wanted since CATA's policies call for a transit
development plan to be prepared every five years,
If the plan is approved, CATA will seek ap
proximately $1.4 million from the federal government,
$293,000 from the state and $58,000 from local govern
ments. The Campus Loop would ask for $486,000 from
the federal government, $lOl,OOO from the state and
$20,000 from local governments.
The majority of the money, $1.75 million, would go for
new buses, according to the proposed plan. CATA is
seeking 10 new 47-passenger buses at a projected cost of
$120,000 each, while the Campus Loop wants five new
41-passenger buses at about $llO,OOO each.
The new buses are at least two years away, Miller
said, since it will take at least until December for the
grant to be approved and another 40 to 50 weeks for the
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buses to be ordered and shipped.
However, Collins said it is possible that after the
proposed plan is reviewed by the local governments
they may decide that new buses are not necessary.
Overall, Miller cited two of the proposed plan's
recommendations as major expansion points for the
Centre Line the extension of the "X" route to
Bellefonte and the addition of a commuter route to the
western part of Ferguson Township.
The "X" route runs between State College and the
Nittany Mall. The route would be extended "to serve
Bellefonte Borough and Spring Township, especially
the county offices frequented by clients of social service
agencies," according to the proposed plan. If initiated,
the route would be financed in part by the county, the
proposed plan said.
Miller said although it is up to the county com
missioners, he hopes service to Bellefonte could begin
within a year.
The new route to Ferguson Township would run to
Pine Grove Mills and Fairbrook. It would pass "near
most of the built-up areas in the more rural portion of
the township," according to the proposed plan. The
route would be the second to service the township since
it joined CATA in November.