Dean McSloy, Director of Forensics
Kenneth Garrison was president of Pi Kappa Delta.
Assistant Professor, Dramatic Arts and Speech
B.F.A., M.F.A., Carnegie Institute of Technology
The Yearbook Said
Row three: Garrison, Upham, Fuhrman, Brock, Pollock, Uwallen.
Row two: Merrell, Wynstra,
THE DEBATE PROGRAM at Whitman enjoyed the largest numerical growth in the College's history this year, with 33 students participating in intercollegiate tournaments.
the direction of Professor Dean McSloy, the debaters
traveled to W.S.U., where Walter Minnick and Bill Deshler captured first place
in Junior Men's debate, and to Centralia College, at which tournament Julie Gaisford and Jill Burton garnered a first-place tie in
Women's debate. At the
the forensic season well along Whitman planned to participate in the following
tournaments, held in April: the Pacific Forensic League,
and the Great Western tourney, both in
This year the debaters have demonstrated their wares for two local clubs, and for a speech clinic in Pullman, Washington, all of which forecasts a bright future for the Whitman forensic program.
A. tradition was broken when the sophomores defeated the frosh in the annual Tug-O-War contest
B. 86 women pledged to the 6 national sororities
C. The visitation weekend for incoming high school seniors was abolished
D. Campus surveys showed a growing hesitancy to declare a major early
E. The new science building's groundbreaking took place on October 28th
F. The Associated Women of Whitman College changed their constitution
Whitman revs up its summer study abroad program
with programs in
H. Tuition is hiked up $220 to a total of $1000
Speech Major and Courses
THE MAJOR: Thirteen hours selected from courses in speech; Dramatic Art 47, 48; twelve hours selected from English 25, 26, 35, 36, 39, 40, 75, 76, 79, 80; three hours selected from History 27, 28, 57, 58, 61, 62, 64. Of the total of thirty-six hours, eighteen must be in courses numbered above 50. Advised: As much additional work in dramatic art as time permits.
SPEECH 11, 12. Fundamentals of Speech, 3 hours.
SPEECH 41. Theory and Practice of Discussion, 3 hours.
SPEECH 42. Argumentation and Persuasion, 3 hours.
SPEECH 43, 44. Principles and Practice of Debate, 2hours.
SPEECH 51. Business and Professional Speech, 3 hours.
SPEECH 53. Introduction to Radio and Television, 3 hours.
SPEECH 85, 86. Senior Honors Course, 3 hours.
A. President Kennedy is inaugurated.
B. The Peace Corps. is founded by Kennedy to aid developing nations.
“The U.S. agrees to increase aid to
D. The failed Bay of Pigs Invasion takes place, Kennedy takes full responsibility for the operation.
“President Kennedy and Soviet Premier Khrushchev meet at a summit conference in
F. “On August 13, the Berlin Wall goes up, dividing East and West Berlin and ending the flow of refugees out of East Germany.”
G. Dictator Rafael Trujillo is assassinated by members of the Dominican armed forces.
“In December 1961,
Debate Club: Seated, left to rigbt: O'Brian, Smith, Wvnstra, Standing: Snelling, Minnick, Dondero, Upham, Penichet, Porterfield.