The Register, 1981-09-08
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s first press co tuesday photo by tyson or in his final statement fort said that he would review the animal science building to be completed in 1982 the school of nursing the school of education the learning center and the indusrial technology department i am very pleased with enrollment he said the head count is presently at 5,200 he said he expected enrollment to increase to 5,400 by the end of regisration fort explained that the school of engineering is readying for the board of governor's audit " we anticipate by the end of this week a team of engineers to review the school he said he also added that an 8 million chemical and mechanical engineering building has been promised to a&t beefing up academics he said it is presently in the process of proposing a 15 million grant sga wants control of fees there were 239 loans given out during registration three hundred ninety-seven work study slots were filled for the fall semester the basic educational opportunity grant was about 80,00 per student said alberta dalton financial aid office director along with beog there was a cut in supplementary education opportunity grant not as many notes were sent out saying students did not qualify for aid dalton said fees were increased by an additional 100.00 in board 100.00 in lodging 35.00 in reserve for construction and renovation of dormitories and 2.50 in health services all students with a 2.0 or better average with records on file in the financial aid office were helped by office personnel thanks to marietta raines acting nursing d e a n , ' ' f o r t continued,we intend to articulate the nature of compliance adherence actions to the state board of nursing he said he added that he was making sure that the final report to be reveiwed by the nursing board would be a good fertile effort fort and raines met thursday at east carolina university with the nursing board the screening committee for a new vice-chancellor of fiscal affairs is presently reviewing applications fort said he hopes to have chosen a new vice-chancellorby the last week in september fort placed strong emphasis on academic support systems 1 intend to urge the retention task force in if a university puts all its eggs into a basket of student recruitment then the university will fall flat on its face said fort as he emphasized that student recruitment was not his number one-priority the appointment of the student retention task force his second priority will be directed toward freshmen and sophomores there's no use to continue to bring students here if they can't get out fort said after explaining that dropouts are the major cause of the decrease in enrollment the task force will research why students leave the university fort explained that a marketing task force headed by dr lucille piggott presently acting admissions officer will be related to student recruitment to beef up minority presence fort also said there is a concurrent need to bring in more black students from in state to our campus fort said that this comprehensive recruitment program was to ensure enrollment recruitment retention the nursing school and a screening committee for a new vice chancellor as his priorities during his first week as chancellor before an informal press conference held tuesday afternoon in the dudley building shawn jenkins acting sga vice-president of internal affairs said personally i think that total student control of activity fees would most the budget allotment committee is composed ot a nice group of people but the question remains what is the purpose of the legislative branch of the student government hopefully we the student body won't let it become a group of mere functionary rubberstampers said kirk he added that the sga supplements many organizations through the student senate but if we could have more student input in activity fee expenditures then we could really work more efficiently opportunity to provide campus-wide activities kirk said any group interested in sponsoring activities for the entire student body should be given a fair chance some organizations have very good ideas but limited funds what the sga executive board is proposing could change the number of organizations that apply for direct student activity fee funding most organizations are in favor of this change because it will give them an by michael eure more control of student activity fees is a major objective sought by this year's student government association according to sga president stephen kirk this will help the student body have more of the activities they want when they want them presently student activity fees are disbursed by the budget allotment commitee which is appointed by the chancellor the sga president and the vice chancellor for student affairs as ex-officio members after reviewing budgets the committee prepares recommendations to be sent to the vice-chancellor of fiscal affairs and the student senate for final approval saltzman director of the institute presented a paper on transportation systems for service clients of human agencies the paper was co authored by dr michael busko of the north carolina department of human resources bejamin who teaches in the a&t department of economics presented a paper on transportation of handicapped persons in urban areas of the united states his report was co-authored by dr lalita sen and erskine walther dr julian benjamin and dr arthur saltzman researchers of the transportation institute at a&t state university presented papers at the recent second international conference on mobility for elderly and handicapped persons in cambridge england a&t professors present papers in england definitely student increase input morale and participation the objective behind the proposal was to give the student government legislative branch the experience of total budgetary review after all who knows how to decide what the student wants better than students he said complete awareness for complete commitment # register volume liii number 3 north carolina agricultural & technical state university greensboro nc friday september 4 1981 grant reduction affects all students who receive aid many if not all a&t students were affected by the increase in tuition and fees this this was the look of students patiently waiting in line to get into the financial aid office . they had no idea whethey they would be helped or if they would return to their dorms to pack luggage and return home faces slowly frowns as they didn't by deborah boney enthusiastic turned students into realize have enough money to enter school this year fort presents goals for week as chancellor year there was a 62.00 increase in tuition and 234.50 increase in fees by audrey l williams dr edward b fori outlined rence as a&t chancellor
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