The Register, 1985-10-09
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number 4 north carolina agricultural and technical state university greensboro wednesday october 9 1985 team effort cured problems mclntyre says fifth annual black college day observed the eleven black colleges in north carolina include barber scotia college bennett col clapped their hands and shouted chants along the way such as we don't need no music because all we want to do is read and write and study hard and save our black schools we support bcd at a&t and save black colleges save black colleges phasis for equality and educa throughout the history of the black college its doors have been opened to all peo ple in this since the black col lege has been the keeper of the american dream that is found ed in the declaration of in dependence it states we hold these truths to be self evi dent that all men are created equal there is a greater need as never before for the black college to continue in its em dream mclaughlin gave his defini tion for keeper of the dr wayman mclaughlin a&t history professor called the nation's 103 historically black colleges keepers of the dream the day included a pro clamation presentation by greensboro city coucilwoman and a&t pro fessor dr katie dorsett stan ding in for greensboro mayor john forbis the proclama tion was signed by the mayor and presented to sga presi by sheba hall head typist in greensboro observers of black college day were told that black colleges were the keepers of the dream in raleigh the participants were encouraged to excel the fifth annual black col lege day observance in greensboro began at a&t in holland bowl the official bcd banner reading north carolina association of black student observarfp after mclaughlin's ad dress more than 550 students in buses and cars from a&t and bennett left for raleigh for the second part of the you are the keeper of the dream he told the audience you are the essence of which the dream is made tion mclaughlin said the dream was born on a night during slavery but we have come from the night into the light he said this is not the day of triumph it is a day of dedication we have not reached the promised land he said lege elizabeth city state university fayeteville state university livingstone col lege a&t north carolina central university st augustine college shaw university j.c smith university and winston-salem state university governments and displaying the 11 black colleges and universities seal led the rally to the capitol the march began at shaw university and proceeded to the capitol knock them out and leave no doubt he said we've got to score 110 to be as good as our competitors the plan is to excel the world needs black leadership we are eagles stretch out your wings and fly he said walter fauntroy congres sional delegate from the district of columbia en couraged blacks to excel and be more than average to show their support for the observance students sang dent james tharrington lib rishnro umniff welcome home al bluford ast stat complete awareness for complete commitment above students from a&t and bennett college board buses to raleigh to attend black college day obseverance there below students march to the capitol chanting and shouting in support of black college day all eleven of the the black colleges in north carolina were represented at the rally see finances page 2 liabilities and other similar ad justments the same pro cedure applied to primarily federal accounts accounted for an additional 393,000 following agency guidelines mclntyre said the accounts were updated by off setting receivables against another 553,000 of mostly u.s department of agriculture contracts and grants was discovered in incor rectly coded accounts these expenditures were met from regular institutional funds with 400,000 from the 83-84 budget and 180,000 from the 84-85 budget he said state accounts they found 580,000 charg ed to non-state accounts that should have been charged to dividual grant accounts some of them went back as far as 10 years we had to literally review thousands of transac tions he added we had to perform a detailed review of over 700 in some of the grants were overspent because of an anti quated accounting system that was unable to handle the volume mclntyre said the crux of the problem was a deficit of more than 1.5 million in the institutional trust fund a large account holding federal state and private grants it was a tremendous team effort on the part of a very committed talented staff said mclntyre whose headed fiscal affairs since 1981 the school received a clean bill of health in a recent audit covering the 1983-84 fiscal year curing a&t's decade-long financial problems was a com bination of hard work and dedicated people says charles mclntyre vice chancellor for fiscal affairs staff writer by mardell griffin volume lvii
|Title||The Register, 1985-10-09|
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