From the Worldwide Faith News archives www.wfn.org
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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