Registration 2500 Students Estimated Twenty-five hundred students are expected to enroll in the Uni versity of Oregon this fall. Reg istration is set for September 21-22, but a number will enroll late. Last fall enrollment totalled 1924, which is almost 30 percent fewer students. Oregon will better fit the term "ho-educational,” for 800 men students are expected. Clifford Constance, assistant registrar, anticipates that 500 of them will lie new students. In addition to those already enrolled half of the new students will be returned veterans. Of the 1700 women ex pected, 1000 will be new students. With a registration last fall of 1511 women and 413 men, the masculine element was out manned three and one-lialf to one That ratio should be slightly more than two to. one this year. There were 557 students on the campus for the first session of summer school. That number dwindled to 167 for the second session. One -third of summer school students are regular stu dents; the rest are teachers or students from other schools. Dr Moore to Continue Research in Sociology Dr. E. H. Moore, head of the de partment of sociology at the Uni versity has received word from the Social Research council that $1, 000 grand-in-aid has been awarded him to complete his project on se curing and analysis of case studies on personal adjustments to retire ment. He has spent some time this summer in the east working on his project. Hint; Oregon picnic at Jantzen Beach park in Portland, Monday, August 20, 6:30 p. in. w. •ELCOME from ARDS We would like to extend We will be glad to see all of our old friends return. | —VOU LL SEE— I Yes, you too, will find that it pays to shop at Mont Igomery Ward and Co. in r Eugene. - - A complete department store, here you will find everything from clothes to things for your room. a hearty welcome, fo.all of the new students. Jjuv u:»> ';V tv. THEODORE KRATT ... ETOperator JOHN STEHN ... ... new dean RALPH BRIGGS ... ivoryman Changes in Music School Make Stehn Acting Dean To play a part in the army edu cation program for troops in the European theater, Theodore Kratt, dean of the school of music, has taken several months' leave of ab sence, during which John Stehn, who has been assistant professor of instruments and director of the University band, will serve as dean. Mr. Kratt already has gone to Europe to take over his new war assignment in an army education center. In addition to serving as choral and instrumental conductor. Dean Kratt is reported to be tak ing over high administrative duties in connection with his new work. Allton Shifted Dean Kratt’s course in choral union will be taken over by Donald W. Allton, assistant professor of organ and theory of music. Dr. Arnold Elston, assistant professor of music, is expected to teach ad vanced conducting, while Mrs. Stehn, aided by others, probably will take over appreciation of music. Professor Alit.on has been named to direct the Eugene Gleemen dur ing Dean Kratt’s absence. Stacy L. Green, instructor in piano, will take Mr. Allton’s place as Gleemen accompanist. Briggs Added New on the music staff this year will be Ralph Briggs, whose ap pointment as associate professor of music was approved last month Mr. Briggs comes to the university from Ohio Wesleyan university at Delaware, where he served one year as associate professor of music. For six years he was head of the de partment of piano at Southwestern college, Winfield, Kansas. A graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Briggs studied in France in 1930-31. He is recipient of a number of composi tion prizes and has concertized ex tensively in the United States. Photostat of Undo Sigs Presented by Alumnus A photographic copy of the sig natures of the delegates of the United Nations conference at San Francisco has been presented to the University by Dr. Carlton Sav age, assistant tc- the secretary of state. • Dr. Savage is a graduate of the University and spoke at a special forum meeting on the campus in July. He was advisor to the Amer ican delegation at the conference. Beach park in Portland, Monday, August 20, 6:30 p. m. New Dormitory For 200 Coed^, To Be Built Construction of a new dormitory to house 200 women students will begin next summer if the site can be purchased and materials and labor are available, according to J. O. Lindstrom, University business manager. It should be ready for occupancy by the fall of 1047. The state board of higher educa tion approved the building at an estimated cost of $577,000. Kitchen facilities will be provided for 400 students and housing facilities for an additional 200 will be added when the need arises. The site selected is across from the University tennis courts, the block bounded on the west by Em erald and on the east by Beech, between 13th and 14th avenues east. First of the self - liquidating building projects planned, the construction will be financed bond issue which will be paid back over a period of 25 years from board and room charges paid by students. First of the new buildings to be constructed under the state build ing fund approved last rune wm be a $600,000 classroom and labor atory building on the half-block across from Westminister house. The Erb Memorial Union building will be the first of the student-fi nanced projects. Jessup Takes Editing Job Dr. Bertram E. Jessup, assistant professor of English and aesthe tics, has accepted an invitation to become a member of the editorial council of the Journal of AestKe tics and Art Criticism. 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