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05 May 1996 13:04:59
95180 COLLEGE NEWS
By Julian Shipp
PORTLAND, Ore.--The Mary Stuart Rogers Foundation has established a
scholarship program at Lewis & Clark College that includes the first major
scholarships for education students in the Graduate School of Professional
Services. The Foundation contributed $50,000 to begin the program in
SHERMAN, Texas--The Rev. Robert W. Bohl, moderator of the 206th General
Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), received an honorary
doctorate of philosophy during commencement services at Austin College on
May 21. Bohl, who also delivered the college's baccalaureate sermon on May
20, is senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Fort Worth.
WASHINGTON, D.C.--Peter H. Armacost, president of Eckerd College in St.
Petersburg, Fla., has been named to the board of directors of the National
Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). He assumed
his new responsibilities Feb. 3 at the association's 19th annual meeting in
STORM LAKE, Iowa--Frederick Moore, J.D., vice president and general counsel
at North Carolina Wesleyan College of Rocky Mount, N.C., has been named the
17th president of Buena Vista University, according to Warren Mack, chair
of Buena Vista's board of trustees. Moore will assume the presidency on
July 1, 1995.
TULSA, Okla.--The University of Tulsa board of trustees has announced TU
will proceed immediately with a series of projects totaling more than $100
million that have received significant donor support through TU's New
Century Campaign, the most significant capital funds campaign in the
institution's 100-year history. According to Charles E. Norman, chair of
TU's board of trustees, these projects include plans for better defining
both the perimeter and interior of the campus; expanding on-campus student
recreation facilities; expanding and improving the range of on-campus
student housing; and constructing both a law library addition and a student
life and convocation center.
For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
phone 502-569-5504 fax 502-569-8073
E-mail PCUSA.NEWS@pcusa.org Web page: http://www.pcusa.org
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