Home >Documents >The Wright Stater, February 1977

The Wright Stater, February 1977

Date post:25-Nov-2021
View:0 times
Download:0 times
Share this document with a friend
The Wright Stater, February 1977CORE Scholar CORE Scholar
The Wright Stater, February 1977 The Wright Stater, February 1977
Wright State University
Repository Citation Repository Citation Wright State University (1977). The Wright Stater, February 1977. .
This Newsletter is brought to you for free and open access by the Alumni Relations at CORE Scholar. It has been accepted for inclusion in The Wright Stater by an authorized administrator of CORE Scholar. For more information, please contact [email protected]
through the Office of Alumni Affairs, Wright State University, and
distributed to all alumni of the university.
Design University Publications Photos Photographic Service
· Additional material News and Information Services
New Master Plan Projects University of the Future
A revised Master Plan for Wright State University was presented to the University Board of Trustees for its consideration. The plan, covering a 10-year period, contains proposals estimated at approximately $80 million, according to WSU President Robert J. Kegerre1s.
Included are proposed buildings for the College of Business and Administration and the School of Nursing. Both would be located in the core of the main campus. Two present buildings in the Founders Quadrangle-Allyn Hall and Oelman Hall-are slated for expansion and renovation. Ambulatory teaching facilities are included for both on-campus and off-campus sites. Also recommended for major expansion is the University Library.
A utilities monitoring system to assist in energy conservation ha been included. Improved fire protection and electrical service capability are being recommended as are a water treatment plant and a hazardous materials storage building in a service complex.
The university also cites specific needs for roadways, parking structures, a student center, and an auditorium.
• Wright State University Dayton, Ohi<? 45431
In the 1977-79 biennium beginning July 1, 1977, Wright Stat has designated its priorities as being.
adding two floors to the Brehm Laboratory for Environmen al Research
a College of Busin ss and Administration building
a Laboratory and Animal Resources Facility (Phase I)
ambulatory teaching facilities roadway improvements utilities monitoring system.
"For over a year, we have been preparing a Master Plan which will indicate the university's priorities and, at the same time, identify the academic and service areas most in need of expansion," Dr. Kegerreis said.
"By 1980, we expect our enrollment to increase gradually from the present levels of around 13,000 students. Conservative estimates place our growth by 1980 at 7. 5 percent compounded over present levels.
"But the planned expansion of physical facilities is not prompted by expected increased enrollment as much as it is by the university's need to have additional
Dori~ • McCot•mick
vata. rocessing Library
space to properly service 1t present students. Each year, we virtually outgrow another building." Dr. Kegerreis said. "At present, Wright State has the least amount of space per FTE (full-time equivalent) student of any of the twelve state universities in Ohio."
Dr. Robert T. Conley, vice-president and director of planning and development, said, "We have 624,469 square feet of usable space for classrooms, laboratories, offices, libraries, athletics, and other uses. According to the Ohio Board of Regents guidelines, we will need another 333.655 square feet-primarily in the libraries, instructional laboratories and offices-by the turn of the decade to meet the needs of our students, faculty, and staff."
The WSU Board of Trustees will send the recommendations to its Buildings and Grounds Committee for review and further consideration.
Nonprofit Organization U.S. Postage Paid Permit No. 551 Dayton, Ohio 45401
Award for Teaching Excellence
Nominations for the Third Annual Wright State University Alumni Association Award for Teaching Excellence are now being taken from the almost 5,000 seniors, graduate students, and Alumni Association members eligible to submit nominations.
The eligible individuals have been sent needed information to bring to the attention of the Association's Committee on Teaching Excellence Awards the teachers who, in their opinion, distinguished themselves in their profession. The award are presented at the annual commencement ceremony.
(1) Four awards are made each year; each recipient is recognized for excellence in teaching and presented · with a certificate of achievement in teaching excellence.
(2) One of the four recipients is selected to receive an award for $1,500, and a medallion and chain to be worn with academic regalia for a one-year period or until a new recipient is named.
It is intended that these awards will be made yearly by the Committee on Teaching Excellence Awards of the Alumni Association unless in the judgment of the
committee no suitable nomination is brought to their attention.
Any full-time faculty member who has been on the staff of Wright State University for two or more complete academic years is eligible if nominated by a validated individual.
The members of the Wright State University Alumni Association feel that recognition for teaching excellence should go to teachers who convey infectious enthusiasm to their students so that learning is significant both in personal terms and in relation to each student's own
t ted, One Appointed
------,~ociation Board Each fall four seats on the Board of Directors of the WSU Alumni Association are filled as prescribed by the constitution. This year four members were elected for three-year terms, and a fifth was elected to a one-year term created by the resignation of a board member. Those elected were: Jean Long, Karla Moran, Darrell Vickers, John Curp, and Jim Mack (for the one-year term).
These new board members were introduced to the other board members at the first quarter meeting and are now hard at work dealing with Association business. At the meeting the board also took action to fill a seat vacated since the election. Andy Winchek was elected to fill the term until the next general election.
January 31, 1977
To the Alumni of Wright State University
May I take this opportunity to thank the Alumni for re-electing me to serve a three-year term as a member of the Board of Directors of Wright State University Alumni Association.
It will be my earnest endeavor to represent you in this policy-setting group, which serves as a vital link in the interface between the University and its Alumni.
Jean R. Long
John H. Curp S.S., Management, 1971; presently attorney at law; Society for Advancement of Management while at WSU; member-Dayton Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, American Bar Association; member-Dayton Area Council for Children's TV.
Karla Thompson Moran B.A., English, 1976; presently public relations-employee communicator with Systems Research Laboratories; yearbook editor, 1970; Student Senato\-one year; charter member of Zeta Tau Alpha; former editor- Wrightstater; publicity director-University Center Board; reporter-University Times-two years while at WSU.
Jean R. Long M.A. School Administration, 1974; presently school service adviser; League of Women Voters; Tots & Teens, Incorporated; St. James Catholic Church; National Association of College Women; Dayton Educatjon Association; Phi Delta Kappa.
Darrell A. Vickers M.B.A. , 1974; president-Vickers-Pringle International, Inc. ; Engineering Club; Sigma Phi Sigma-Physics Honorary; director of WSU Alumni Association­ active since 1970; charter member WSU Alumni Association; president- WSU Alumni Association , 1973-74; president-Dayton M.B.A. Club, Inc.; West Milton 577 F & AM; Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce; World Trade Committee of Chamber of Commerce; United Way; past chief adviser of Junior Achievement.
educational goals; communicate knowledge simply and effectively so as to enable the student to grasp it, thus earning the student's respect; have a positive attitude that creates a classroom environment in which individual and group problems can be solved; have a consistent level of quality performance and demonstrate resourcefulness by using methods and techniques of teaching appropriate to a particular course or situation.
James L. Mack S.S., Management, 1970; presently mortgage banker with North Central Mortgage Corporation; past president- Society for Advancement of Management; Veterans Club; Mark Schramm Award , 1970; Outstanding Business Senior Award while at WSU; past Master-Dayton Lodge # 147 F & AM ; charter member-WSU Alumni Association ; membership chairman- WSU Alumni Association; representative to Wright-Patterson Credit Union for WSU Alumni Association.
Andrew F. Winchek B.A. , Pre-Law Political Science, 1969; presently chief of Program Support Group-Director of Supply Operations at
DESC; member-Dayton M.B.A. Club; member-DESC Executive Development Association ; V.P. and board of directors of DESC Executive Development Association ; charter member and member of Membership Comm;ttee-WSU Alumni Association; 1972 graduate of Armed Forces Staff College.
(/) ::J c.
Hoehn Heads New Office of Faculty Development
Dr. Lilburn Hoehn, professor of education, will direct Wright State's new Office of Faculty Development, according to an announcement by Dr. John V. Murray, vice-president and vice-provost for academic affairs.
Hoehn, who also serves as coordinator of the educational leadership program in the College of Education, will spend only quarter-time on the new assignment during winter quarter and increase this to half-time during spring quarter.
The Office of Faculty Development was established by Murray at the request of the
Faculty Development Committee (formerly the Committee on Teaching Effectiveness) which is chaired by Dr. Marlene Bireley, also a professor of education.
In announcing the appointment of Hoehn, Murray said: "I am very enthusiastic about the opportunities available through the new Office of Faculty Development and feel that the Faculty Development Committee made an excellent choice in selecting Dr. Hoehn to direct the office. It has been a high priority of mine to have services available which can assist interested faculty in improving their instruction and I hope faculty will utilize these services."
Other members of the Faculty Development Committee, in addition to Murray, Bireley, and Hoehn, are: Waldemar Goulet, Business and Administration; Marjorie Stanton, Nursing; Barry Blackwell, Medicine; James Hughes, Liberal Arts; Rubin Battino, Science and Engineering; Ann White, University Library; and John Myron, Western Ohio Branch Campus.
The new office is primarily intended to provide resources and services to individuals and groups of faculty who voluntarily seek to improve their own instructional skills (broadly defined to include curriculum classroom transactions and related activities.)
"When I look at instructional improvement, it includes not only actual classroom instruction but also curriculum planning, organization, and evaluation," said Hoehn.
He also said that faculty members who wish to use the services of the office will be asked to complete short forms identifying their needs in the area of faculty development.
Some of the services which may be available through the new office are: consultation with departments or groups of faculty who may have common interests; identification of resource persons within the university who have special skills related to instructional improvement; and development of special seminars of interest to faculty members.
The Faculty Development Committee will serve as an advisory group to the office, said Bireley.
"The creation of the office is the culmination of a year's work by committee members. We felt the task of faculty development was so important that it was necessary to have someone with released time to direct and fulfill the tasks that have been identified."
New Week y Series Brings WSU to Channels 14-16
Tom Picciano, MBA WSU 73 (left), WSU instructor in Accountancy, told Channel 14-16 viewers "How Changes in the Income Tax Laws Will Affect You" in the first of a new series of Tuesday evening television programs, "Wright State Presents," hosted by Dr. Robert Clark, associate professor of education (right).
Future Tuesday evening programs (aired at 7:30) will deal with such topics as: "Wright State's Master Plan and Problems Facing Higher Education Today" (Feb. 22), Dr. Clark tatking with President Robert J. Kegerreis, "Helping Special Children Succeed" with Dr. Marlene Bireley, "How to Find a Job" with Barton J. Wechsler and
Craig Peter Rider, "Understanding Headaches" with Dr. Barry Blackwell, "How to Measure in Metric" with Dr. Carl V. Benner, "Helping Johnny and Mary Learn to Read" with Dr. Beatrice F. Chait, and "Can You Prevent Your Heart Attack."
School of Medicine Receives Excellent Marks
In its first year of educating medical students, the Wright State University School of Medicine has received excellent marks from a site visitation team of the Liaison Committee of Medical Education (LCME), the official accrediting organization for medical schools in the U.S. and Canada.
An evaluation team of four LCME members spent most of a week in a series of meetings with the school's deans, faculty members, staff, students, and affiliated hospital administrators.
"The team's review, following this intensive four-day evaluation, was very positive," said Dean John R. Beljan. "However, the full committee's decision, based on the team's recommendations, will not be available to us until after the full LCME meeting in April. At that time, we will learn, among other things, how many
students we can admit to our second first-year class." Members of the survey team were responsible for evaluating all phases of the school's operation, including its admissions procedures, curriculum design, administrative organization, teaching and research capabilities, and physical facilities.
The LCME is composed of representatives from the American Medical Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges, and the public and private sectors.
Certificate in Business Management Program
Wright State University, in conjunction with the American Management Associations, is offering thirty-three courses in a nationally recognized certificate program in business management.
Individuals who satisfactorily complete -eight of the thirty-three courses will be awarded the Certificate in Business Management by Wright State University and the American Management Associations. There are no prerequisites and each course is complete in itself. The courses are also available to those not interested in participating in the certificate program. Eight courses will be offered each quarter.
Tuition The tuition of $155, which must be paid in full at the time of registration, includes all instructional materials, the AMA text, and parking. For additional information, please call Ed Rausch, program director, at 513/224-8511.
Location All courses are offered in downtown Dayton at the Eugene W. Kettering Center, 140 East Monument Avenue.
Basic Systems and Procedures Basic Systems and Procedures simplifies systems design and implementation. It contains many "systems tools" to help you avoid the cost overruns and missed schedules that plague so many systems projects. This course will show you how to form, manage, and complete systems projects in an orderly, logical way and so achieve the results expected by management. Faculty-Dr. Peter J. Athanasopoulos, assistant professor of management at Wright State University, teaches in the area of operations management. a Monday evening sessions 7.:30-9:30 pm
ebruary 14-April 4, 1977 Course number AK7003
Human Behavior in the Organization Human Behavior in the Organization provides a working knowledge of what makes people act and react in the manner they do. You will learn about people: how they behave as individuals, how they behave in groups. You will acquire the ability to get peopre working together so as to achieve positive results for themselves, . the company, and you as their manager.
at OMEA Conference On Friday, February 4, Wright State University's Symphony Band performed at the 1977 Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) professional conference in Cleveland.
Wright State's was the only university-level band selected to perform at the annual conference, according to director Myron Welch.
Bands wishing to perform in the program submitted a recording of various selections, tapes were evaluated, and performers for the conference selected.
Selections performed were: "The Duke of Marlborough Fanfare" by Grainger; "Symphony No. 2" by Chance; and "Armenian Dances Part II" by Reed. The Chance and Reed selections had never before been performed in Ohio, according to Welch.
One of four bands within the university's Department of Music, the Symphony Band is composed of seventy students representing all departments ahd colleges within the university. Nearly sixty percent are music majors.
Dr. Welch joined the Wright State music f acuity in 1973.
Faculty-H. W. Lanford, professor of management at Wright State University, has taught more than ten years in the behavioral area of management and adult education programs. 8 Thursday evening sessions 7:30-9:30 pm February 17-April 7, 1977 Course number AK7008
Planning Cash Flow Planning Cash Flow provides a thorough, up-to-date understanding of cash-flow-planning techniques, the management of working capital, and the sources and uses of short-term funds. It shows you how to put your organization's cash, credit, debts, receivables, securities, and inventory at optimum levels-and keep them there. Faculty-Dr. John C. Talbott, an assistant professor of accountancy at Wright State University, has had extensive experience in the field of cash analysis and projection for several large companies. 8 Wednesday evening sessions 7:30-9:30 pm February 16-April 6, 1977 Course number AK7002
Changes Hours Effective January 18, Wright State University's Field Office at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base changed its hours of operation to Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am to 1 pm.
Located in the Base Education Office, Area C, Building 2, Room 18, the Wright State Field Office is designed to assist military and civilian personnel and their dependents in pursuing their education. Janice Cantwell, Wright State admissions field representative, can offer prospective and current students information on admissions, registration processes, and programs of study at Wright State. The phone number is 878-7442.
Planning and Control for Managers Planning and Control for Managers will provide the tools you need to help ensure your company's continued growth and profitability-regardless of company size. In addition, the planning techniques you'll master will stimulate creative thinking, improve communication, and create a unified team. The control techniques will increase feedback and plug profit leaks. Faculty-Dr. Brian Maris, assistant professor of economics at Wright State University, teaches courses in managerial economics and related fields. 8 Tuesday evening sessions 7:30-9:30 pm February 15-April 5, 1977 Course number AK7005
The Wright State alumni publication, The • Wrightstater, received a third place in the alumni newsletter for schools over 4,000 category. The 1976 College Publications Contest was sponsored by Nation's Schools Report magazine.
Ten Years
Faculty and unclassified staff who have completed ten years of service to Wright State University were honored at a reception January 20 in the Presidential Dining Rooms in the University Center. Hosting the reception were Dr. Andrew P. Spiegel, executive vice-president, provost, and treasurer, and Dr. John V. Murray, vice-president and vice-provost for academic affairs.
Faculty honored were: Norman S. Anon, Economics; Madeline H. Apt, Education; Rubin Battino, Chemistry; Barbara B. Dreher, Communication; Robert D. Earl, Education; Barbara R. Foster, Music; Ira Fritz, Biological Chemistry; James J. Gleason, English; Krishan K. Gorowara, Mathematics; Glenn T. Graham, Education; Elizabeth Harden, English; Joseph W. Hemsky, Physics; Ronald F. Hough, Philosophy; Willard J. Hutzel, Continuing and Community Education; David J. Karl, Chemistry; Horace W. Lanford, Management; Raymond E.
Lewkowicz, Mathematics; llaine B. Lieberman, Social Work; Clifford T. McPeak, Education; Paul G. Merriam, Liberal Arts; James A. Noel, Geology; Benjamin H. Richard, Geology; Harper A. Roehm, Accounting; David Sachs, Mathematics; Clyde C. Schrickel, Management; Harold Silverman. Education; F. Richard Swann, History; Harvey M. Wachtel!, History; Gordon L.
Wise, Marketing; Paul J. Wolfe, Physics; and Robert J. Young, Music.
Unclassified staff honored were: Richard S. Bambie, Computer Projects Development; Donald J. Mohr, Athletics, Intramural Sports, and Physical Education Building; and Ronald L. Oldiges, Purchasing and Transportation Services.
Engineering wants you!
The following Wright State University graduates in engineering were inducted into the Order of the Engineer in a ceremony held Wednesday, December 7, at Wright State University.
Name/Year of graduation William D. Bradford (WPAFB)/1974 David H. Brown (WPAFB)/1976 Robert L. Gastineau/1970 Robert J. Grandfield Ill (Mound-Monsanto)/1975 Stephen C. Hagwood (WPAFB)/1975 Edwin I. Howell/1976 James M. Jacobs/1972 John E. Jacobs/1976
William Kovacs II (WPAFB)/1974 Woodrow Lewis, Jr. (Monsanto Research Labs-Dayton)/197 4 George A. Lynch (WPAFB)/1974 Gary J. Nied/1972 Tom Ours (WPAFB)/1976 Charles M. Stukins (lnland)/1975 Gary A. Turner/1969
co (.)
University Calendar February 23-Last day to drop classes
without a grade for the winter quarter FebrLary 14-Mar. 4-Early registration for
spring quarter March 7-Academic Council, University
Center Conference Dining Rooms, 3 pm
March 11-Last day of winter quarter classes
March 12-Final exams begin
March 14-Last day to pay fees for…

Click here to load reader

Reader Image
Embed Size (px)