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The JRC office is now open for questions, complaints,
and comments from all resident students. The office is
located next to the Lawrence Hall lobby and is open from
10 am to 5 pm Monday through Thursday. The JRC
office number is 898-6297.
Jewish students on campus interested in attending
holiday services this weekend should contact Professor
Ken Halperin at 898-6471 or Darrell Freund at 898-020
Attention Graduating Seniors. Graduation will be
held on Saturday, January 6, 1990 at 1:00 pm in Erie
Hall (snow date is January 7). Keepsake caps and
gowns are priced at $14.00 and must be ordered from
the Bookstore no later than Friday, November 10, 1989.
On Thursday, September 28, 1989, there is a
mandatory meeting for all club treasurers. It will be held
in Reed 117, at 5:30 pm. If you have any questions,
contact David Mahoney at 898-6452.
Students Services is sponsoring aluminum can
recycling which will be conducted by the Veteran's Club
and the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity. Collection drums are
placed at various places around campus. Proceeds
benefit charity and community events.
There will be a Ski Club meeting on September 28 at
8:00 pm in reed 117.
WPSE Radio Club meetings are held every
Wednesday in Reed 116 at 4:00 pm. Anyone may attend
The second program of the 1989-90 Speaker Series,
"The Bush Report Card", will feature a debate between
Morton Kondracke, senior editor of The New Republic,
and William Rusher, publisher of The National Review.
The debate will be held in Erie Hall, Saturday, October 7
at 8:00 pm and will consider the performance of the
Bush administration to date.
There is a limited amount of residence hall space
available immediately for men. Anyone interested should
contact the Housing Office in Dobbins Hall or call 898-
6161. These spaces will be assigned on a first-come,
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Bryce Jordan announces plans
to step down as PSU president
courtesy Daily Collegian
University President Bryce
Jordan announced his retirement
Friday eliciting praise of his
tenure and sparking a search to
choose his successor.
Before a packed University
Board of Trustees meeting in the
Keller Conference Center, Jordan
- who turns 65 Thursday - said
simply, "I plan to retire as
president of Penn State, close of
business, on Aug. 31, 1990.
Thank you very much." And he
returned to his seat.
Jordan was given a standing
ovation in deference to his
Trustee President J. Lloyd
Huck offered words of praise: "I
think by any parameter Dr.
Jordan has done a fabulous job as
LiHey notes need for
diversity and unders
by Janet °catnip°
Collegian Staff Writer
There is a need for faculty,
staff, and students to unite and
develop greater diversity and
understanding that will bring
about a "moral high ground," said
Dean and Provost John M.
Lilley was speaking during a
recent Coffee With The Provost,
a monthly forum between
students and Behrend's top
Less than 10 students were on
Group asks why police officer
brought dog to ABC dance
by Neal Cheskis
Collegian Staff Writer
The Association of Black
Collegians is asking for an
explanation from Police and
Safety in regards to why a police
dog was used during a recent ABC
The dance was held in the
Wintergreen Cafe on September 8,
and ran from 8 pm to 2 am. The
entire Erie community was invited
and music was provided by
Rommel Taylor, President of
The ABC, requested that Police
and Safety make a few extra
rounds because of the number of
people there and the large amount
of money being handled.
Towards the conclusion of the
dance, Police and Safety Officer
Thomas Sanders was seen
patrolling the area with a German
Sheppard. ABC wants to know
what makes this situation so
unique that it demands the use of a
The Collegian Wednesday, September 27, 1989
president of Penn State
University. Penn State has had a
long line of distinguished
presidents, but it is my point of
view that history will show and
list Dr. Jordan among the greatest
that we have had."
Jordan did not offer a specific
reason for the timing of his
announcment, but University
policy stipulates that certain
employees - including the
president - retire by June 30
following their 65th birthday.
Trustees could have easily waived
the requirement had Jordan wished
to continue as president.
Trustee Obie Snider, past
president of the board, expressed
remorse over Jordan's departure.
"We all knew that this
moment was inevitable.
However, we meet it with
extreme reluctance, Bryce,"
hand for the event which was held
SGA President Stan
Washington suggested the need
for greater campus diversity.
Lilley noted a clearer
perception will enable everyone
on campus to unite and bring
forth greater leadership.
"We need to be tougher on
each other, yet more
compassionate," said Lilley,
paraphrasing recent speaker David
Other points of discussion
included the following:
Taylor thought that the use of
the dog was an embarrassment to
the school; and especially to the
club. "I just basically want an
explanation and an apology from
Police and Safety," he said.
"I just basically
want an explanation
and an apology
from Police and
- Rommel Taylor
President of A.B.C.
When asked, Sanders said that
he made a judgement call to bring
the dog on campus. "It(the dog)
was a controlling factor," said
Sanders. "It prevented us from
losing control of the situation."
Sanders said that there was an
incident earlier in the night in the
Snider said before the board.
"You've taken this University to
a level of distinction . . . Your
energy and your hard work are
just beyond our comprehension,"
"I plan to retire as
president of Penn
- Bryce Jordan
The search committee, which
will consist of members of the
University community, will
gather information about the
applicants but will not intervene
by contacting them. Instead, the
search committee will assemble
information about the applicants
and submit a list of the five to 10
top contenders by March 1.
• As of fall 1991, all freshmen
will be required to either live on
campus or live with their parents.
• Standards for grade point
averages will be raised to a 2.5
average for incoming freshmen.
• Plans to accommodate
Behrend's growing population
include construction of three new
residence halls, a new library, and
a better-equipped Erie Hall.
• Work on a new parking
garage could also begin during
The next Coffee With The
Provost is set for October 11.
apartment parking lot in which
four or five black males, none of
them students here, were yelling
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Bchrend's Department of
Police and Safety reports five
Behrcnd students will receive a
Governor's Award for Crime
Prevention. According to
Patricia McClellan, the
department's secretary, the
students will be identified at a
Officer Chip Sanders
responded to an off-campus
emergency and administered rust
aid and oxygen to a resident of
5040 Station Road until
Brookside Medic 91 arrived to
transport the patient to the