Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, May 31, 1946, Section One, Image 1

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Section One
Number 134
Fall Pre-Registration Begins Saturday
Appointment System
Goes into Effect in Fall
Cards to Help Alleviate Housing
Bottlenecks Before Fall Term
Bond Issue, Contributions of Breakage Fees,
To Help Construct $1,100,000Student Union
The future of the student
union phantasy on the Oregon
campus was outlined Monday
at a meeting of the newly
sj^cted executive council and
other leaders of campus service
groups. Dr. Harry K. Newburn,
University president, George Hall,
assistant dean of men, Will V. Nor
ris, professor of physics, and J. O.
Lindstrom, University business
manager, were present at the
The projected union will be
twice as large as the present li
brary building, it was learned at
the meeting. It will cost an esti
mated $1,100,000.
Mr. Lindstrom declared that
$104,000 has been raised thus far
in gifts. The rest of the money
necessary will be raised by a bond
issue of $600,000, and by soliciting
gtfts of $400,000.
Bond Issue
The bond issue cannot be float
ed, President Newburn pointed out,
unless the University can guaran
tee an enrollment of 4600 to 5000
students. This enrollment is neces
sary so that there will be a large
enough student building fee to
form sufficient collateral for the
bond issue.
The entire student building fee
is pledged from now forward to the
student union fund, the president
The $400,000 in gifts will be so
licited throughout the state and
from alumni groups. Part of the
money will be raised through a
new plan which has been approved
by President Newburn.
jtsreaitage .bees
This plan calls for the issuance
of cards to all students so that they
may be given the opportunity of
signing over their breakage fee to
the student union fund. It is ex
pected to raise $10,000 by this
The cafeteria will be the heart
of the proposed union, Dr. Norris
Revealed. The present plans are
plan eight and when completed will
be plan nine for the building.
The tentative plans will be sub
mitted to the state board next
fall and if approved the working
plans will be begun. It will take
from six to nine months to finish
The coupon on page two may be
clipped, signed, and turned in to
Dean George Hall's office in John
son hall.
Homecoming Pefitions
Wanted By Tom Kay
Any student willing to as
sume the responsibilities of
chairman of Homecoming, Ore
gon’s first big fall term event,
should submit a petition to
Tom Kay, newly-elected ASUO
president, before the end of
this term.
Kay may be reached for fur
ther information at the Phi
Delta Theta house, phone 318.
Here represented by Elmer Sahlstrom and Mary Telles, will go down in the annals of Uni
versity history as Oregon’s first graduating class in the confusing, insecure, but promising
Atomic Era, post-World War II.
Dr. Newburn’s Installation to Highlight
Traditional Commencement Ceremonies
More than 500 students will be
graduated from the University at
the 69th annual commencement
exercises at 8 p.m. June 16, at Mc
Arthur court.
Approximately one-third of the
degrees will be for bachelors of
arts and two-thirds bachelors of
science, with a small percentage
of professional degrees, according
to Clifford L. Constance, assistant
Two doctoral degrees, both in
education, and from 30 to 40 mas
ter’s degrees will also be awarded.
Dr. Harry K. Newburn, president
of the University, will be formally
installed as the eighth president
of the University of Oregon at the
commencement, exercises by A. R.
Watzek, representing the state
: board of higher education.
The commencement address on
“The Uncommon Man1’ will be giv
' en by Dr. Newburn.
The traditional University lunch
j eon will be held at noon Saturday
in John Straub hail for graduating
seniors, faculty, and- alumni. Tick
ets for guests may be purchased at
| the Alumni office in Friendly hall
1 for $1 a plate. Seniors are admit
ted free of charge.
According to Miss Doris Hack,
alumni secretary, the seniors will
meet outside the luncheon in their
caps and gowns and march in as a
i group.
i Baccalaureate services will be
i held at 11 a.m. Sunday in Mc
Arthur court.
Seniors may obtain instructions
on baccalaureate services and the
commencement exercises at the
Alumni office from June 10 to 16.
The office will remain open Sat
urday afternoon and Sunday morn
ing. • •'
In addition to the three formal
graduation events, many other
plans have been made for the week
Benefit Tea
Friday afternoon from 3 to 5
a benefit tea for the Pauline Pot
ter Homer collection of beautiful
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iv e g i stration appointment
cards, first step in a reorgan
ized program to prevent some
of the bottlenecks of registra
tion, will be given out begin
ning at 12:30 Saturday in Mc
Arthur court.
The cards, which can be com
pleted at writing tables in the hall
and filed with the registrar's clerlsa
in the north hall of McArthur, will
be used for assignment of hous
ing as well as for preparation of
registration material.
The stub is to be kept and pre
sented next fall at or after the time
of appointment to secure registra
tion materials. Should the card be
lost, a new and later appointment
must be made.
Students now on the campua
will have the first chance for the
appointments which will begin at
S a.m. September 18. A hundred
appointment cards have been
printed for each half-hour^ period
of registration week.
Appointments Only
All registration material will be
issued only by appointment to old
and new, undergraduate, according
to Clifford L. Constance, assistant
After tomorrow appointment
cards will be issued through the
registrar’s office on the second
floor of Johnson hall.
According to present estimates
all students now enrolled will bo
able to have appointments for Wed
nesday or early Thursday of regis
tration week.
Cards must be filed at least two
weeks before registration in order
that the appointment be valid.
Planning Housing
Constance emphasized that stu
dents who do not expect to return
to the University should not fill cut
appointment cards since they will
be used as a basis for planjHVtg
housing and classroom facilities.
Plans are now being made for en
rollment of 5000 students at the
University next year. The present,
registration figure of 3801 is the
all-time high in the history of the
University. The pre-war record of
3705 was set in the fall of 1940.
Housing for such a. large body
will be a major problem, according
to Earl Pallett, executive secre
tary of the University. However,
in addition to present facilities one
and possibly two dormitories for
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Mill Race Survey
Scheduled Soon
A topigraphical survey of the
mill race area has been planned
for this summer, Earl M. Pallett,
executive secretary of the Univer
sity, revealed Tuesday. The sur
vey has been proposed so that the
state highway department may be
assisted in their plans for highway
The mill race area is scheduled
to be a University park area, in
the plans of the enlarged Univer
sity,. The campus section will re
main open but from Broadway on
will be covered over.
The Eugene Woolen mills which
has controlled the property has
recently released its control to the
city of Eugene. The present lack
of water in the race is scheduled
to be fixed this summer when the
break in the revetment is repaired.