|Paper||Westminster College Student Newspapers|
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|Publisher||Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah|
|Paper||Westminster College Student Newspapers|
Snow Carnival The Westminster College Circle K is predicting snow Saturday, January 15. If the white stuff appears on schedule, Parsons will celebrate their first Snow Carnival sponsored by the service club. Activities for the afternoon will be held from one to five in Dane Hansen Stadium including games and races. Class and club competition in snow sculpturing will be the main event of the day. Prizes for the best snow art will be awarded. Winter Frolic Dance with the Ascots, Saturday night at Winter Nights Hogle Hall, free of charge. Frolic will begin at 8:30 p.m. in Marimon Lounge and the dining hall. Sports dress is required. WESTMINSTER Maurer, assistant professor of geology, is leaving WC at the end of the semester to complete his doctoral work at the U of U. Replacing him will be John F. Shroder, Jr., lecturer in geology and a native of New York. Mr. Shroder is a graduate of Union College and the University of Massachusetts. He has a Masters degree in geology and is a Ph.D candidate at the U of U. Mr. Robert E. Wednesday, January 12, 1966 THE PARSON Vol.XXI No. 10 Five Named to College Board Dr. Arbogast named five new members to the College Board of Trustees, December Doctoral Goal COLLEGE 16. appointees are Calvin A. Behle, Salt Lake attorney; Robert E. Doidge, president, Pioneer and Utah savings and loan associations; Dr. Paul C. Fawley, University of Utah professor and department head; Dr. Bradley F. Skinner, superintendent, Intermountain Conference, United Church of Christ; and Dr. E. William Remley, pastor, First Presbyterian Church. Mr. Behle is a partner in the law firm of Parsons, Behle, Evans and Latimer. He is president of the Utah Chapter of the Association of the Army of the United States, board member of the Carbon County The Railway, and an active Mason. He has served as president of the Salt Lake County Bar Association, chairman of the Junior Bar Section of the Utah State Bar Association, and as president of the Kiwanis Club. He and his wife, the former Grace Clayton, live at East. Dr. Skinner is a native of Hartford, He earned degrees at Amherst Conn. College and Hartford Theological Seminary. He is serving as trustee for the Friendship Manor Corp. and the Corporate Board for the Board of World Ministries of the United Church of Christ. Dr. and Mrs. Skinner, who also is an ordained minister, reside at 1248 Foothill Dr. See page 4 991-12- th A.A.C. Dr. Arbogast will travel to Philadelphia tomorrow and Friday to participate in the convention for the Association of American l&mmm dOo Colleges. Statistics at Westminster for the past semester are showing a tremendous increase in growth for the school that matches and over-takthe national average for small colleges. Total enrollment for the first semester of 1965-6- 6 shows a gain of 121 students, 26.36 per cent over last years mark, and more than double the national average. In comparison, total U.S. college enrollment in 1965 gained by 10 per cent while the rate of increase was 12.7 per cent. A class breakdown shows that Westminsters freshmen and seniors made substantial gains, juniors remained about the same, while the sophomores showed a 60.71 per cent jump over last year. On the national scene, freshmen showed the greatest increase for the second straight year with a 17 per cent mark. Westminsters frosh turned in a 21.07 percentage for the same two years. The percentage of men students climbed by 25.88 per cent while the coeds increased by nearly 27 per cent. es Salute to Youth The Sixth Annual Salute to Youth Concert will be January 29th, at 8:30 p.m. in the Salt Lake Tabernacle. The concert will be by the Deseret News and the Utah Symphony. The Salute to Youth concert provides an opportunity for outstanding young soloists to perform with the full Utah Symphony, under the baton of Maestro Maurice Abra-vane- l. The Salute to Youth is the concert which earned for the Utah Symphony in 1964 a national award. Soloists for this years Salute to Youth are: Janet Grosbeck, Ruth Cannon, William Brown, Bonnie Powellson, Gary Amano and Alan Ball. red Although Utah students represent the largest share of the studentbody, Westminster draws heavily from California with Idaho, Colorado and Wyoming next in order for admissions. Enrollment also shows a 15.15 per cent increase in students from 19 states outside the Mountain West. The Salt Lake City area this year provided a little over half of the total number in the freshmen class. In church affiliations of Westminsters studentbody, Presbyterians retain their number one position, LDS students are next with Methodist and Episcopal affiliations rounding out the first four spots. Eighteen denominations are represented on campus out-of-st- ate this year. On the academic side, Elementary Education has attracted the greatest share of students while Economics and Business last years leader, is Administration, a close second. The other top two running of fields this study year are Physical major Education and Sociology.