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College News

Date 04 May 1996 16:05:53


96125                      College News 
                         by Julian Shipp 
TULSA, Okla.--Mary Robinson, the president of Ireland, visited The 
University of Tulsa recently.  During her visit, Robinson acknowledged the 
internationally recognized holdings of Irish literature in the university's 
McFarlin Library. Robinson inspected the Irish manuscripts in special 
collections and was the distinguished guest at a reception and dinner of 
the McFarlin Fellows, an organization of library supporters. "Our holdings 
include a comprehensive collection of materials by and about James Joyce; 
Cyril Canaille's papers and library; Richard Ellmann's research on Wilde, 
Joyce, Yeats, Beckett, and other Irish writers," said Sid Huttner, special 
collections curator at TU. "We even have Edmund Wilson's copy of Ulysses." 
BRISTOL, Tenn.--Fourteen King College students recently received Gutzke 
Endowed Scholarships for the 1995-96 academic year during a banquet at the 
campus center dining room. More than 10 years ago, an anonymous donor began 
making $100,000 annual pledges to King College in honor of Dr.  Manford 
George Gutzke, who died in 1993 at age 97. Today, the Gutzke Scholarship 
Fund totals almost $1 million. Gutzke was an internationally known 
theologian, professor emeritus of Columbia Theological Seminary and host of 
the popular radio show, "The Bible For You." 
WOOSTER, Ohio--R. Stanton Hales, vice president for academic affairs at The 
College of Wooster, has been elected Wooster's 10th president by the 
college's board of trustees. Hales has served as acting vice president of 
Wooster since August of 1995. He succeeds Henry Copeland, who retired after 
18 years as Wooster's president. 
PORTLAND, Ore.--The Lewis & Clark College Board of Trustees has unanimously 
reappointed Michael Mooney as college president. Mooney joined Lewis & 
Clark as president of the college and professor of intellectual history in 
1989. The board's decision extends his appointment for an additional seven 
DANVILLE, Ky.--The annual Centre College Phonathon garnered pledges of 
$54,102 in its first two nights of operation recently. Thirty-seven 
students volunteered to call during the first two evenings, and they 
secured pledges from 1,283 alumni and 114 parents of current students. Ann 
Garner, director of the annual fund at Centre, said the college depends on 
gifts from alumni and friends to support student scholarships and other 
expenses at the college. 

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