The Register, 1986-03-18
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million new teachers would be need in 1990 he holds honorary degrees from rensselaer polytechnic institute the university of southern california tuskegee institute the univeristy of maryland the university of notre dame wayne state university eastern michgan university the university of miami the university of massachusetts at amherst and texas southern universi ty slaughter holds the b.s degree in electrical engineering from kansas state univeristy an m.s degree in engineering from the univerisity of california los angeles and the ph.d degree in engineer ing science from the university of california at san diego throughout his career he has been noted for his national efforts to get more minorities interested in pursuing careers in science and engineering science co-editor of the internationa journal on computers and electrical engineering and a fellow of the institute of elec trical and electronic engineers and the american association of the advancement of a former director of the na tional science foundation slaughter also served one time as academic vice president and provost at washington state university and as director and professor of electrical engineering at the university of washington although he began his career as an engineer and com puter specialist slaughter has achieved a distinguished career in higher education his achievements and con tributions to the fields of education and science sym bolize the pursuit of excellence which we want the students also to embrace we are extremely for tunate to have dr slaughter accept the invitation to ad dress our students at the honors convocation said chancellor edward b fort speaker for the occasion will be dr john brooks slaughter chancellor of the university of maryland at college park more than 800 a&t students will be honored dur ing the university's honors convocation on wednesday at 9:30 a.m in the moore gym nasium he also called for major col leges to give 5-year scholar ships because of the dif ficulties of going to school and particpating in athletics he has been much cited for his research in the fields of electrical engineering and digital control systems he is jackson refused to reveal any possible plans for running again in 1988 for president participating in the honors convocation also will be fort and deans of the school and college slaughter is married to dr ida bernice slaughter and they have two children that's when the chicken readily agrees to drop an egg because it can easily produce another but the hog protests because he'll have to lose a leg jackson said jackson referred to the legislation as forcing poor people to lose a leg in the form of health care housing educa tion and a balanced diet all of jackson called the budget cutting law ham-and-egg legislation after attending a board of trustees meeting in greensboro recently the rev jesse jackson held a press con ference at which he attacked the gramm-rudman-hollings legislation one of the pipes in the campus heating system broke and rain water flooded crosby hall's equipment room said lewis we received a pretty good rain that night several campus buildings including two academic buildings and two residence halls were without electricity recently due to a pipe burst and flood sgt iarry lewis of univer sity police said electricity failed on march i at about 8:45 p.m in crosby and campbell halls alex haley and holt dormoritories the memorial student union moore gym and corbett sports center according to lewis the blackout occurs which will become less affor dable jackson also said that the legislation should be repealed because it threatens the system of checks and balances and helps the haves not the have nots jackson quoted figures from a recent national study saying that 30 percent would be cut from the basic educa tion budget jackson also said that the study found that by 1990 blacks would only make up five percent of the teaching force down from the present level of eight percent he also said that the study revealed that under the legislation one campus heating system and in seven buildings jp yn jazz pianist and composer ramsey imwis entertains crowd in moore gym during recent concert he said he did not know what caused the pipe to burst the hall equipment room are located under qosby hall it took about 24 hours for the electrical equipment to dry then the physical plant could repair the heating system lewis said crosby hall was without electricity for two days physical plant workers had restored electricity to all of the buildings except qosby by 1 a.m and had pumped the water out of the base ment by 5 a.m said lewis once the water rose to a certain level it seeped into the transformer and short cir cuit a certain fuse,"he said complete awareness for complete commitment tuesday march 18 1986 volume lvi number 12 north carolina agricultural and technical state university greensboro univ of maryland chancellor to speak at honors con vocation tell the whole world it's aggie territory aggies cheerleaders and administration officials team and funs celebrate ktatyoikraniimal howard ah foe sweet smeb of success jackson criticizes legislation it should'nt be hard to get in but difficult to get out because of the challenge of college he said jackson also was highly critical of the newly imposed proposition 48 and its tighten ing effect on academics for college athletes aggies retain meac title lose to j ay hawks
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