Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, June 01, 1949, Page 7, Image 7

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    YW Director to Attend Conference
Lois Greenwood, executive direc
tor of the University YWCA will
leave Sunday for Europe as one of
six delegates from the United
States National YWCA to attend a
world leadership meeting in Switz
erland July 9 through September 5.
Sponsored by the World YWCA,
the leadership institute will be held
at La Chaleigneriae, a school locat
in England she thinks she will
either fly or sail to the continent,
stopping in France and Holland.
She hopes to spend a few days
visiting a Dutch family she met
during a trip in 1937 and has been
corresponding with recently.
Official Languages
Offical languages at the conclave
will be French, English, and Ger
ed in Founex, Switzerland. Attend
ing will be delegates, probably not
exceeding 50 in number, from na
tional YWCAs all over the world.
Miss Greenwood applied for ap
pointment as a United States dele
gate several months ago and just
received word that her application
had been accepted last week.
Place of YW
Subject matter to be studied at
the meeting will concern the pres
ent world scene and the place of
the YWCA in it. Delegates hope to
formulate policies adapting the
YWCA, now 100 years old, to the
changing world situation.
“We were asked specifically to
bring certain kinds of information
concerning our local and national
Ys in our respective countries,” said
Miss Greenwood.
Principal speaker for the insti
tute will be Dr. W. A. Visser’t
Hooft, executive of the World
Council of Churches. He has also
visited the University during form
er years. Other prominent men and
women leaders in the field of relig
ion and economics will also address
the delegates.
To Tour England
Miss Greenwood’s plans include a
two-weeks tour of England before
going to the continent. She will
leave here Sunday for New York
by airplane.
From New York she plans to sail
on June 8 aboard the S. S. Marine
Tiger, one of several student ships
operated by United States lines, for
England. The Marine Tiger is a re
converted troop transport and one
must be able to prove they are go
ing to Europe for educational pur
poses in order to obtain passage.
Three Free Weeks
As to the three weeks of free time
she will have before the conference
begins, Miss Greenwood said, “I
haven't really made definite plans
yet.” After traveling for two weeks
man. The Oregon delegate hopes to
get along on English since she said
“I know enough French to say I
don’t speak French, but that’s about
Miss Greenwood graduated
from the University of Oregon in
business administration in 1934.
She also took graduate work in eco
nomics at the University.
While attending the University
she served as president of Mortar
Board, senior women's honorary,
and was active in the campus YW
Degree from Columbia
She took a master's degree in re
ligious education from Columbia
University in 1939, and traveled for
the National Episcopal Church for
one and one-half years after receiv
ing her degree. Immediately after
graduation she worked in the field
of business.
“I entered YWCA work by the I
back door,” said Miss Greenwood.
The YWCA asked her is she would
be interested in work with the Chi
cago organization, and she accepted
the position. This is the end of her
fifth year with the campus YWCA.
Not First Trip
This is not the first trip to Europe
for the Y worker. She and a friend
traveled around the world in 1937.
They sailed west from San Francis
co, visiting Japan, China, Philip
pines, Malaya, Arabia, Egypt, and
The campus Y executive said she
will be back here next year, but has
no definite future plans after that
Phi Beta Slates
Final Meeting
The final meeting of the Phi Be
ta, national music ancf speech hon
orary, will be held Thursday, June
2, at the Alpha Chi Omega house,
6:30 p. m.
Miss Florence Vanderwicken, vo
cal instructor, will be guest speak
er. There will be a short business
meeting after which refreshments
will be served.
All alumnae are invited. %
Sports Sketch
(Continued from f age four)
Hutchins, who served one year
with the Canadian navy, won the
Canadian national half mile crown
in 1946, and repeated in 1948. Dur
ing last summer's Olympic games
in London, he placed fourth in
both the 800 and 1500. His fastest >
half mile was turned in that day,
by the speedy Canadian was
clocked at 1:52.6.
Hutch’s only comment on the
Olympics was that it was “slightly
less than terrific,” and that they
went over much better than the
English had hoped for in the face
of rationing and other post war
The Canadian champion, com
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peting against OSC in his only
appearance with the frosh this sea
son, clicked off a 4:21.3 mile to
take first. He failed to run for tbo
remainder of the season due to a
pulled leg muscle received in an
early practice session.
The 145-pounder chose Oregon
over Washington because he pre
ferred Oregon's smaller size, and
also because of the reputation of
Coach Bill Bowerlnan.
In an unofficial back-scratching
ceremony, Hutchins said that Bow
erman has far surpassed the
bounds of his reputation by being
both "a good coach and a good
Early this spring Coach Bower
man commented that Hutchins,
who already holds the school rec
ord for the practice 660, was ca
pable of shattering every existing
Oregon mark in his special events.
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