|Paper||Utah State University Eastern Student Newspapers|
|Rights||No Copyright - United States (NoC-US)|
|Publisher||Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah|
|Paper||Utah State University Eastern Student Newspapers|
o Volume XI number 6 Published by the students of the College of Eastern Utah Friday March 7 1986 Price Utah 84501 Except for the salary issue Legislators support CEU’s 45-da- y in recent budget request session at the Captitol College of Eastern Utah President Michael Petersen praised area legislators for their outstanding support during the recent 45-da- y legislative session at the CEU Institutional Council meeting Friday "CEU faired very well despite the difficult budget year" he added "We came out better than anyone would have expected The legislative delegates from Southeastern Utah supported our cause and gave us the necessary legislative support in many of our requests" "We cannot give e nought credit to Omar Bunnell and Mike Dmitrich our local representatives Plus Tom Christenson Sevier Ray Nielson and Dave Adams San Sanpet w e the other Southern Utah Juan legi'lxors who should be acV H edged for excellent : Petersen said "They went mile in supporting CEU’s extra the budget requests” CEU’s 61 percent budget increase was the second highest percentage increase out of the state’s nine institutions of higher education The or! institution receiving a larger sup oercentage increase was Dixie College with a 916 percent increase IKier institutions receiving ses included Utah Technical b47 percent Snow College at Pi 296 percent li uh Technical College incr at Salt Lake 265 percent University of Utah 242 percent Utah State University 212 percent Southern Utah State College 192 percent and Weber State College 174 percent Statistics show the typical student Here according to the College Board la the face of the freshman class: The number of courses in traditional academic areas taken high school by the college-bounincreased-the seniors of 1985 largest increases were in math and physical sciences and women reported larger increases than men in ooth arena Enrollment in honors or advanced placement courses increased for all d subjects The most popular college majors are business management and administration (75) accounting (45) prelaw (46) premedicine (35) computer sciences (33) and registered nursing (26) Most seniors intending to study business are women (55) Interest in computer science fell for the second straight year and interest in engineering fell for the third Interest in education increased for the second year running and the SAT verbal and math averages of these students rose six and seven points respectively over 1984 and 10 and 14 points over 1983 seniors’ Only 25 of college-bounfamilies can meet the foil annual average coat at four-yepublic colleges ($5300) Only 125 can r meet the cost for private colleges ($9700) The percentage of ethnic minority students rose to an high of 20 The number of students taking the SAT rose by more than 12600 even though the number of high school d ar four-yea- all-ti- graduates was projected to drop by 3 More than half (59) say they wish to live in a dormitory during their first two years of college 22 at home 14 in an apartment and 5 in a fraternity or sorority house The preference for coed dormitories has been growing since 1974 A whopping 70 were active in athletics in high school: 46 in social or community dubs 43 in art music or dance 35 in religious organisations 28 in journalism debating or drama 24 in student government 14 in departmental or preprofess km al clubs and 7 in ethnic organizations Most students plan a reduction in extracurricular activities in college particularly in athletics and religion CEU’s budget will be broken down into an education and general fund of $4224900 and an additional $555000 in tuition and fees for the 1986-8- 7 academic year Salaries take up the major percentage of the figure accounting for $3551900 of the total amount budgeted for CEU This leaves an approximate 3 percent raise for CEU faculty and staff CEU’s operating expense line item received $811400 while the fuel and power line item received $339400 Other additions included $2200 to fund FICA increases and $16800 for increased health and dental insurance CEU received an additional $408no for operating base of the comp er cience H ling (old v non the bond iit l:i w £t 45 minutes of ature it provided Ch to continue with finds $300 v i of CSB to make it the the remodeling into usable classroom space The computer science department received another boost with funds - h"it tl - provided to hire a full-tim- e computer science 'strurror for the 1986-8- 7 academ currently offers 2( year computer science di i CEU receiveJ $6i00iedu:atioilly disadvanta appropriation is to -- scholarships CEU in the - - tutoring for the ’ This for id counseling "The only item I felt the legislature failed to acknowledge for any of the colleges was the minuscule salary increase that they provided" retersen said Presidential inauguration set for April 18 in the Geary Theatre speech Curtis editor By Todd The seventh president of the College of Eastern Utah will be inaugurated on April 18 1986 in the Geary Theatre Dr Michael A Peterson who has served as president since August when Dr James Randolph left will be officially installed According to Neil Warren the inauguration chairman "The foil day of activities will begin with an academic procession from the BDAC to the Geary Theatre The processional will include members of the I nstitutional Council the State Board of Regents CEU faculty and other invited guests" At 1 1 am a program in the Geary will consist of invited speakers including Sue Marie Young from the State Board of Regents She will formally inaugurate Dr Petersen He will then give his acceptance Entertainment will be directed by Jay Andrus and will include the CEU honor choir and the Castle Country Choral group plus the San Juan Center will provide songs and dances of the American Indians Afterwards a reception in the TV room in the Student Activity Center will honor the Petersens Refreshments will be served At 1 pm especial luncheon in the Alumni Room for invited guests and members of the community will be held Additional entertainment will also be provided "This will be a good time for the students of CEU to get involved and be part id this occasion" Warren said "It's not often that we will inaugurate a new president Everyone from the college is welcome to attend the ceremony and the reception There should be quite a few dignataries from all over the state including the governor"