The Campus Chat (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 50, No. 58, Ed. 1 Friday, June 9, 1967 Page: 1 of 4

MICR Of- l.M
After 40 Years of Coaching,
"Pop" Noah Still Loves It
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The Campus Chat
Intellectual Scribblings
On Bathroom Walls
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NO. 58
Science, Music, Books
Alter NT Atmosphere
North Texas State hu taken on a
scientific look for the summer.
And a musical sound.
And a studious air.
Behind the change in atmosphere is
a string of institutes meant to stimulate
the growth of knowledge in English,
physics, music, the sciences and library
• The library institute will be for 30
teachers. The idea is to teach them to
build better school libraries for kinder
garten through the sixth grade.
• An English institute will give 27
elementary school teachers a new look at
linguistic science.
• In the physics department, eight un-
dergraduates will have a grant for a
summer of research.
• The School of Music has 34 partici-
pants-out of 000 who applied—for a
study of music literature and history
through performance
• Twenty-eight junior high school sci-
ence teachers are to learn new class and
laboratory techniques and study new ma-
• And seven senior high science teach-
ers will do research under another pro-
* Music
A six-week Arts and Humanities In-
stitute for advanced study in music lit-
erature and history through performance
began here Wednesday.
The institute consists of 34 teachers
of music at all levels from elementary
school to high school who come from all
parts of the nation. More than 600 ap-
The institute was made possible by a
$40,000 grant from the U. S. Office of
Vocal and instrumental music will be
performed by groups made up of the 34
members. An instructional period will
follow each performance.
Dr. Paul F. Roe of the institute staff
said, "The whole purpose of the institute
is to make the participants into better
A study will lie made of the history
of music and its progress and changes
through time.
I)r, Roe said one purpose is to offer
the members examples of really good
New teaching techniques will be stud-
ied to promote the teachers' ability to
keep up with the latest methods, he said.
These include overhead projectors, tape
recorders and video tape machines.
All aspects of the humanities will be
applied to the study of music. Dr. Cecil
Adkins will speak on art's relationship
to music.
Also to be discussed are electronic
music and the science of sound.
★ Science
A National Science Foundation grant
of $15,360 will enable seven high school
science teachers to participate in re-
search projects.
They will be assigned to faculty
science members for work through Aug.
12. All of the teachers have a master's
Five of the participants are from Tex-
as high schools. One is from Mississippi
and one from Kentucky.
They will receive a stipend for them-
selves and dependents and also a travel
allowance as well as tuition and fees ex-
Under the overall direction of Dr.
Robert C. Sherman of the NTSU biology
department each participant selected a
problem in one of the research projects
and works with the research professor
and his associate research group.
★ Teachers
Also during a busy summer of science
research, twenty-eight junior high
Seminar To Examine
Regional Plan Ideas
Regional planning and how to make it
work will be the theme of a two-day
seminar scheduled here next week.
Thirteen speakers from four states
and the District of Columbia will speak
in Redbud Auditorium at TWU Tuesday
and Wednesday. The seminar, under the
auspices of the Joint University Center
for Community Services, will be directed
by Dr. E. Ray Griffin of the NTSU gov-
ernment faculty.
the implementation of regional plans
will be the topic when John E. Vance,
executive secretary of the Twin Cities
Metropolitan Planning Commission,
opens the seminar at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.
His keynote speech will revolve around
the role of the Council of Governments
in the development and implementation
of regional plans.
Role and responsibilities of the fed-
eral, state and local governments will be
spotlighted in speeches by Leonard E.
Church, deputy regional administrator
of the Department of Housing and Urban
Development, Fort Worth; John R. Joy-
ner of the Georgia Department of In-
dustry and Trade; and Dr. John T.
Thompson, chairman of the government
department at the University of Wyom-
☆ ☆ ☆
New Director
Dr. John Thomas Thompson of the
University of Wyoming has been named
director of the Joint University C«nter
for Community Services here.
Dr. Thompson will take over next
fall. He replaces Dr. Mary Evelyn Huey,
a member of the government faculty who
has been temporary director since the
center was formed last fall.
The center is a cooperative endeavor
between North Texas and TWU.
Dr. Thompson will teach at North
Texas a fourth of the time and direct
the center three fourths.
At Wyoming, Dr. Thompson was
chairman of the political science de-
Ha is a native of Tennessee but earned
his doctorate at the University of Texas,
in 1980. He has written nine books and
monographs on public administration.
Vincent A. Carrozza, vice-president of
the Texas Corporation, developer of One
Main Place in Dallas, will speak on "In-
volving the Private Sector in Plan Im-
plementation" at a luncheon.
"The Cooperative Nature of Making
Regional Plans Work" will be the panel
discussion topic scheduled at 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday. All of the day's speakers will
participate in the question-and-answer
and civic leaders are expected to attend
this fourth of a series of seminars plan-
ned by the JUCCS, said Dr. Mary Evelyn
Huey, director of the center. Response to
the first three seminars has been "very
fine" Dr. Huey said.
"And we have had specific requests
to repeat some of our seminars," she
The principal speaker in the Wednes-
day program on government transpor-
tation problems will be Edwin T. Hae-
fele of the Transportation Division of
the Brookings Institution, Washington.
Denton businessmen presiding at ses-
sions will be Warren Whitson Jr., Tom
Harpool and Byron R. Smith.
Registration for the two-day meeting
costs $5.
science teachers from six states will at-
tend a nine-week summer institute un-
til Aug. 5. The program is directed by
Dr. R. B. Esrue Jr. of the NTSU chem-
istry department.
Sponsored by a National Science Foun-
dation grant of $42,000, the teachers
will receive three units of instructions.
The units are physics, geology-astro-
nomy and chemistry.
Participants will receive sti|K nds for
themselves and dependents and a travel
allowancu. The payment of tuition and
fees will also be covered.
^ Physics
Eight undergraduate physics majors
from Texas and Oklahoma, including two
from NTSU, have also begun a summer
research program.
Under the direction of faculty science
researchers, the students are working
through a National Science Foundation
grant of $11,200 to Dr. L. F. Connell
Jr. of the physics department.
The students from NTSU are John J., a junior from Hong Kong, and Lar-
ry D. Moore, a senior from Vernon.
All participants receive a weekly sti-
Dr. Connell described the student re-
search participation as similar to an
honors program. He said it encourages
students who have shown an interest in
science and provides experience through
association with professors who regular-
ly conduct research.
^ Library
Thirty elementary school librarians
from throughout the nation will partici-
pate in a summer institute July 17-Aug,
The institute will stress ways to build
better libraries serving kindergarten
through sixth grade.
The institute is the only one in Texas
and one of 18 in the nation. Emphasia
wil be on new materials, techniques and
ideas lor effective elementary library
Experienced librarians who will lie re-
sponsible for providing library materials
and services at the elementary level will
attend. The institute hopes to develop
skill in evaluating and selecting mater-
ials, in organizing and housing them,
and in planning library programs that
will encourage teacher and pupil partic-
ipation in staffing the library as well
as using it. A variety of books, periodi-
cals, and non-print media will be exam-
An "Institute for Advanced Study in
English" has drawn 27 participants from
seven states.
The six-week program, run under the
Xaticnal Defense Education Act, ends
July 15. It is directed by Dr. Silas Griggs
of the English faculty.
The institute, for elementary school
language arts teachers, is meant to pro-
vide a "mastery of facts about the struc-
ture of English that have a direct bear-
ing on the design and implementation
of elementary language arts curricula,"
Dr. Griggs said.
He said the emphasis will be on con-
tent rather than methods, although a
teaching demonstration will be held.
Dr. Jessie Lucke, Dr. Carroll Y. Rich
and Dr. Curt M. Rulon are helping Dr.
Fall of 1968
Target Date
For Language
The proposed new Language liuilding,
to be located on the northeast corner of
the campus at the site now occupied by
the old Science Building, will be complet-
ed for the 1908 fall term.
The date was confirmed June 2 as the
Board of Regents accepted a construction
bid of $1,018,000 from James T. Taylor
6 Son of Fort Worth,, the company now
completing the $2 million Biology Build-
ing on campus.
The new Language Building, equipped
with the most modern audio-visual teach-
ing aids, will be perhaps the most com-
plete language facility in the region.
In addition to four complete language
laboratories, there will be provisions for
a fifth one for future use. Each room
will be included in a loudspeaker system
originating in a central control room and
will have a closed circuit TV cable. The
Language Building, like the new Speech
Building, will be on a coaxial cable tying
it to the National Educational Television
Dr. Philip Smyth, director of the de-
partment of foreign languages, said the
visual aids will let students observe the
se.ting of a conversation as they hear
it, thus giving it more meaning. The
additional space the new building af-
fords will allow smaller classes and
have excellent acoustics, problems the
language department has had to face in
the existing facilities, Dr. Smyth also
Until the language department has
expanded to an enrollment of 5,000 stu-
dents, the capacity of the new building,
it will share its new quarters with the
Knglish department.
The Board of Regents also approved
07 academic appointments, expanding the
faculty by 45, and accepted a bid of
$37,344 from Taylor & Son for the com-
pletion of the Union Building basement.
The space will be utilized for an expan-
sion of the Univei-sity Store and to pro-
vide locker space for commuting students.
The Language Building is one of 23
covered in the Mater Plan, which was
announced May 8. The plan is set up to
let the school handle an enrollment of
20,000 (expected by 1972), with expan-
sion to 30,000.
Under the Master Plan, the campus
will be pedestrian-oriented, with em-
phasis on a pedestrian squaie bounded
by Sycamore, Highland and Avenues A
and C.
Traffic would be prohibited in the
Students who drive to the campus
would park in lots on the perimeter.
In The News
Funeral Services Held
For NTSU Student
Funeral services were held Monday in
Bolivar for Michael Rowe McAfee, a 21-
year-old NTSU student from Sanger who
was Irilled Saturday night in a wreck on
Interstate 36 south of Sanger.
McAfee, traveling north, smashed into
the rear of a flatbed truck driven by R.
B. Cullina of San Antonio. Cullins was
not injured.
Highway Patrolman P. E. Hunter said
McAfee was passing the truck when his
car hit the left rear of the truck. Mc-
Afee sustained a broken neck and severe
chest injuries.
McAfee was a junior math major and
a member of the Young Republcians.
Ex Students Sentenced
In Marijuana Case
Two former NTSU students were re-
cently sentenced to five-year probated
sentences in Dallas for acquiring four
pounds of marijuana in April without
paying a federal tax.
The students, John C. McLendon Jr.,
18, and Charles Van Meter, 19, both of
Dallas, pleaded guilty.
U. S. Dist. Judge Joe E. Estes pre-
sided at the trial.
National Teacher Exam
Scheduled for July I
National Teacher Examinations (NTE)
will be administered at North Texas
July 1.
College seniors preparing to teach and
teachers applying for positions in schools
requiring or encouraging the NTE may
take the Common Examinations for pro-
fessional and general education and one
of the 13 teaching exams at the one-day
Information bulletins describing reg-
909 Graduate, Hear
Criticism of Triviality
Nine hundred and nine graduates re-
ceived degrees June 2 as North Texas
held its 77th annual commencement ex-
cercises. There were 772 candidates for
bachelor's degrees, 124 for master's and
13 for doctoral degrees.
With the strains of graduation music
scarcely over, registration opened Mon-
day or. campus for the first summer
session with a record numl>er of students
Enrollment hit 7,020 at noon Thurs-
day. This compares with a record 7,001
for last year's summer session. Regis-
tration will close Saturday.
President J. C. Matthews spoke brief-
ly at the commencement. He told the
graduates the decision to attend college
istration procedures and registration
forms may be obtained at the Guidance
Office or from the Educational TcstJT
Service in Princeton, N.J.
Federal Grant Creates
Five Library Fellowships
Dr. Robert B. Toulouse, graduate dean,
announced that five graduate fellowships
of $2,200 for the academic year and $450
for the summer term will be awarded for
the fall semester for graduate training
for public or school librarians.
The fellowships, made possible by a
$32,600 grant from the Department of
Health, Education and Welfare, are avail-
able to full-time graduate students who
may apply their work to training for
public or school libraries.
The fellowships will pay tuition fees
and some travel expense if the student
lives ...ore than 100 miles away.
ACEJ Accredits
News Sequence
Of Journalism
The North Texas department of jour-
nalism has received accreditation from
the American Council on Education for
Journalism (ACEJ).
C. E. Shuford, department director,
said the accreditation is specifically for
NTSU's news-editorial sequence of train-
ing. He added that only five other Tex-
as schools are accredited: the University
of Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, TCU
and the University of Houston.
"The American Council on Education
for Journalism," Shuford said, "repre-
sents both educational and professional
organizations in the field of journalism
and is the formally recognized agency
for the accreditation of programs for
professional education in journalism in
institutions of higher learning in the
United States."
Shuford added that in meeting
the ACEJ standards for its news-editor-
ial sequence, the NTSU department of
journalism had received the approval of
the accrediting agency that judges the
adequacy of journalism education in this
The ACEJ sent a visitation team to
spend two days on the North Texas cam-
pus in February. After observing class-
room procedure and talking to faculty
members, students and administrators,
the team made its report to the full
ACEJ accrediting committee.
Shuford was notified of the accredita-
tion by letter from John E. Stempel,
ACEJ secretary-treasurer, in which he
called attention to the accrediting
team's "observation of the fine morale
in the faculty and student body, and the
rapport with the press of the area."
Dr. Martin Gets
Fulbright Grant
Dr. Charles B. Martin of the English
faculty has received a Fulbright grant
to teach English at the University of
Sevilla, Spain, this fall and next spring.
About 2,500 U.S. citizens get Ful-
bright grants each year and 6,000 stu-
dents and teachers from other countries
come to the United States under the
program. Fulbright grants are part of
an educational and cultural exchange
program designed to increase mutual
understanding between nations.
Grants are made for university lec-
turing, advanced research, graduate stu
dy, teaching in elementary and second-
ary schools, experience in special fields
and consultation and observation.
Dr. Martin, who has been at North
Texas three years, spent the summer of
1955 in Europe and the summer of 1959
in Mexico.
should not be based on increasing earn-
ing potential, but as an alternative to
DR. MATTHEWS SAID, "I have never
placed much credence in going to college
to be able to get more money. In many
cases this will be the result . . . (but)
there are some results from going to
college which will make the accumulation
of wealth pale into insignificance."
"I think of going to college as an al-
ternative to triviality, as the developer
of judgment and as a re-shaper of goals,"
Dr. Matthews said. "Of course, one
should have some fun, a sense of humor
and time for relaxation, but college
should lift us above the mediocrity of
devoting our lives to trivial things."
Some of this uplift from mediocrity
he said, conies from enjoying a great
friendship with a professor, marveling
that the concepts of freedom as we know
them today were so well conceived 2,400
years ago that they sound as if they
were written yesterday, or having music,
poetry or art "lift you to appreciations
which defy analysis."
Dr. Matthews said a distinguished ed-
ucator once said, "Moral education is
impossible apart from the habitual vision
of greatness." Then he added, "I know
it is not easy to maintain a consistent
standard of excellence, or to be charac-
terized as one 'born for whatever is
"MEN AND WOMEN need help in
making choices, for we do not have a
built-in certainty of how excellency is to
come . . . (but) as the years go by, I
hope integrity and good judgment may
characterize your every act, and that in
some measure you will feel that North
Texas State University has had a part."
Degree candidates included 11 who
received doctorates of education and two
who received Ph.Ds.
The candidates for the Ed.D. were
Billy Earl Askins, Mrs. Beverly Ray
Bradbury and Mrs. June Juree Garrett,
all of Fort Worth; William W. Hamilton
of Arlington; Gerald B. Pratt of Rich-
ardson; Raymond C. Allred of Gaines-
ville; Hugh Antoine Jr. of Stephenville;
Thomas M. Barnett of Roswell, N. M.;
George H. Hopkins of Hughes Springs,
Charles C. Hall of Logan, Utah; John
Martin Jones of Littlefield, and Hilmar
E. Wagner of El Paso.
Richard I). Streetman of Borger was
awarded a Ph.D. in musicology and Wal-
ter R. Watson of Kent, Ohio, a Ph.D. in
SIXTEEN NTSU graduates also re-
ceived commissions as second lieutenants
in the Air Force at ceremonies before
General Willaim C. Lindley (Ret.),
former commandant of the Air Force's
ROTC programs and now dean of stu-
dents at NTSU, spoke at the 2 p.m. cere-
mony in the BA Lecture Hall.
Major Gene G. Cowles, professor of
aerospace studies at NTSU, administered
the oaths.
Receiving commissions were Robert
Edward Diaz of Fort Worth, Edward M,
Hickly of Pittsburgh, George H. Hop-
kins of Hughes Springs, Gene Jackson
and Jay Shannon Tabb of Lufkin and
Michael A. McMains of Marlin.
Also Ixinnie W. Parrish and William
M. Wells of Dallas, James A. Pierce of
Corpus Christi, Billy R. Prentice and Wil-
liam David Ruth of Denison, Jerry I<ee
Smith of Richardson, Claude L. Upton
of Brownsville, Robert H. Vann of Den-
ton, Richard W. Tobaben of Allen and
Richard P. Wells of Brownwood.
Jackson, 20, is thought to be the
youngest officer in the Air Force.
— I'hott* l,jr JIM RARLOW

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