The Register, 1986-01-28
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students the option of keeping or selling their textbooks . stead of renting them and that this change would assure an adequate supply of textbooks thus eliminating long lines and forcing students to take better care of their textbooks he also said that this would give things to happen in a short time and mrs hendricks is a verv aggressive person he although no tentative date has been set for the project's completion meachem said that the project should be completed by march 1987 the relocation of the student bookstore should also provide a&t students with a bookstore comparable to those on other state university meachem is in favor of students purchasing books in we are now operating with the bare necessities he said he also said that the move from the bookstore's 17 year old home in the memorial union will provide more storage space for rental tex tbooks and departmental sup plies the brown hall location will provide the bookstore an additional 70 feet of floor space plus a basement less congestion improved mer chandising and the bookstore's overall display are among the benefits ex pected to be gained by students from the new reloca tion said meachem cent " he said the central location could increase our sales 150-200 per he said that brown hall located on the corner of bluford and laurel streets will offer the bookstore a central location fits that are in reserve mcor completion to ply needs hopes porate a convenience store type operation with extended hours such as a non a.m and a non p.m schedule that will cater to students personal sup upon meachem meachem said that although the budget may vary 200,000 is expected to be spent on the renovation of the structure while an estimated 100,000 is to be spent on the heating and air conditioning system he also said that the project could be financed by bookstore pro according to bookstore director james meachem plans are underway for the relocation of the bookstore to brown hall the former facul ty and senior cafeteria he said that the project which is a part of the approved tuition increase package for the 1986-87 school year has been through a three year talking stage but nothing has been done bookstore provement a&t's an estimated 300,000 has been earmarked by the a&t board of trustees to go towards the relocation and im by warren c mcneill iii special to the register registration problems solved a new change was im plemented this semester class schudeles were only good on the day of students assigned hendricks declined an in terview saying she had no comment regarding her also because of all the things going on and her goals were not being accomplished as fast as she wanted them to buck added i feel that she will not come back for a number of concerns and the main concern being that the program was not developing like she wanted it too he said position according to buck hen dricks gave him the resigna tion letter in december 1985 which will be effective may 10 1986 she submitted the let ter to me and said that she would not come back to the dr roland e buck vice chancellor for student affairs said she is resigning for per sonal reasons she just gave me a letter of resignation for what reason i don't know resignation buck said he feels that hen dricks aggressiveness may have resulted in her resigna tion if you have people that are too aggressive they expect buck said he will begin a na tional search for another hous ing director and hopes to get one by july 1 1986 buck said he doesn't know if hendricks plans to take a job at another university she hasn't announced to me what her plans are beyond may 10 1986 it is the most difficult department in student affairs we have 5,600 students and we can only house 2,800 buck added you have a number of problems that are going to be there but a person just has to stay in there and try to satisfy the majority there is nothing wrong with the housing department it's just the area that has the most workers the biggest budget and the most pro blems he said said according to buck there is with the nothing wrong university housing departmeni which had one housing direc tor fired less than a year ago se this provided a current listing of available class space in the past schedules were good during the entire registration period students should pay closer attention to their assigned dates in the future said artis registration date if the schudele was not validated on that day the space in a par ticular class was lost authorized personnel have williams said that the lab room is normally kept secured and has an alarm system but he said the alarm isn't set until evening when the building is closed he added that only shortly afterwards mallick said he left the building returning later mallick found that someone had unlocked the lab door between 2:30 and 3 p.m and stole the computer saying that he would have to get dr willard wiley lab manager or someone else in authority to unlock the door january 7 a student asked him to unlock the lab door in order to work on a project mallik refused entry to the student arutup mallik chairperson of the industrial engineering department said that on a portable ibm personal computer valued at 2500 was stolen january 7 from the cad cam laboratory in the in dustrial engineering area of dudley building keys the case is stiil under under investigation and ail leads are being followed williams said a&t students participate in campus march observing the birthday of dr martin luther king ) i artis listed the large number of preregistered students as another chief reason he said eighty percent of the students preregistered for the registration problems at a&t were held to a minimun during spring registration ad ministration officals dr rudoloph artis director of the registration and records and willie mooring acting director of the computer center attribute the installa tion of more data entry sta tions in corbett center as a key factor by warren mcneill iii after problems with fall registration nathan simms jr vice chanceller for academic affairs held a series of administrative meetings aimed at improving registra tion this series of meetings has also been continued this semester with the next meeting schuduled for feb 4 over last fall artis said registration show ed a marked spring semester â€” the greatest number to do so in the schools history he added that ap proximately 1700 students also pre-paid their tuition lmprovement f complete awareness for complete commitment volume lvi nummr9 tuesday january 28 1986 north carolina agricultural and technical state university greensboro bookstore relocation set housing director to resign having been here only a few months wanda hendricks director of housing has resigned by linda bumpass staff writer hendricks campuses campus police report computer theft from lab
|Title||The Register, 1986-01-28|
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