The Faculty

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Dean McSloy, Director of Forensics and Professor of Speech


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John Raymond Freimann, MFA; BS New York University, MFA, Fordham University

Charles David Haller, MFA, Assistant Professor of Dramatic Art and Speech


The Yearbook

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First Row: Esther Hartglass, Mary Lou Phillips, Marian Troyer, Rosanne Whitby, Lianha Klenman, Kathy Shelton, Steve Vance, Dave King.

Second Row: Mel Higgins, Dave Wyckoff, Bob Whitney, Brent Northup, Dean Brett, Jim Robart, Howard Robinson, Denny Titus.


Whitman News

A.     Louis Perry was the college president, but announced that he would leave Whitman, leaving Chester Maxey as acting president.

B.     Craig Lesley was the ASWC president.

C.    Baker Ferguson, former debater, was named as a trustee of the college while trustees rejected a proposal to allow senior women to live off-campus.

D.    School enrollment was 1,023.

E.     The Phi Delts deleted the race clause from their charter and four Sigma Chis dropped their membership because the fraternity would not drop the national charter which maintained racial discrimination.

F.     Fourteen new faculty members joined the college.

G.    John Kenneth Galbraith kicked off a lecture series on campus.

H.    Whitman has a "Mad Hatter" Homecoming

I.       Comic books are becoming quite popular

J.      Bids for the proposed Cordiner Hall are considered

K.     A committee is formed to draft new college goals

L.     The Drama Arts Committee puts on "Connection", a psychedelic play

M.    President Perry announces an effort to make Whitman athletics more competitive

N.    The first ever Student-Trustee combined forum is held

O.    Professor Lehmann is the world leader in studying sleeping sickness


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.


World News


A. Star Trek debuts its first episode

B. Botswana achieves independence

C. Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton found the Black Panther Party

D. The Department of Transportation is created by Lyndon Johnson (October 15)

E. Ronald Reagan is elected Governor of California

F. Kwanzaa is created

G. The Outer Space Treaty is signed

H. the 25th amendment is ratified

I. The first French nuclear sub is launched.

Team Awards

A. Centralia Tournament

1. Troyer and Dawson, Tai and Whitby, Kahn and Snow, Robart and Carlylse, Vance and Howell, and Whitney and Moyer all debated Oxford-style.

2. Whitman took third at the opening tournament of the year.

B. Washington State University Tournament

1. The debate team won the meet.

2. Phillips was first in impromptu speaking.

3. Lee won first in oratory.

C. Idaho meet

1. Whitman won the tournament.

2. Jones and Tenold were the only undefeated team.

D. Linfield College Tournament

1. Higgins was first in menís impromptu speaking while DeMueles was a finalist.

2. Klenman was in the finals of womenís extemporaneous speaking.

3. Phillips was a finalist in womenís impromptu speaking.

E. Pi Kappa Delta

1. The team won high honors.

2. DeMeules and Higgins received a superior rating with an 8-0 record.

3. Higgins, McCornack, Tai, Shelton, DeMeules, King, Brett, and Stocking were all members of Pi Kappa Delta.