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L Volume 11 Number 4 UTAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT PROVOOREM P. O. Box 1609, Provo, Utah 84603 October 18, 1982 President Higbee Sets Inauguration For Nov. 19, Announces Title Changes (j :f" r I '4I 1 ! ' President J. Marvin Higbee discusses future plans for Utah Technical College with J. D. Davidson, Faculty Senate President. Michele Caneen photo. By Michele Caneen The President's Institutional Council meeting was held Wednesday, October 13 and President Higbee announced that the number of his line officers would be reduced from five to three. They are Dr. Lucille Stoddard, Vice President of Instructional Services, LaVar Rockwood, Vice-President of Administrative Services and Dr. Wayne Kearney, Vice President of Student Services. President Higbee 's Staff Officers are Dr. Gill Olsen, Director of Budget; Dr. Dean McDonald, Director of Development and Community Relations; and Dick Chappell, Director of Research and Planning. Although title changes have not been made in this area, changes have been made within the areas of responsibility and structure for these offices. Higbee also spoke of the increased enrollment of 11, to 5483 students and the possibility of that number climbing even higher. Higbee noted that Utah Technical College is the fastest growing college in the state. Higbee said that, "the walls are bursting; that the potential of having so many students coming to theTech was exciting, but that lack of space and funds was causing a dilKemma. " The President spoke of the Board of Regents budget hearing, where discussions concerning the rapid student growth in Utah colleges, were held. He said that there was concern that the financial support of unlimited growth could not be supported by the state, in the future. Higbee noted that if the policy of limited enrollment has to be carried out, "this would be the first time in Utah history that students Charles Bates, President of Valtec and a member of the Institutional Council, discusses the school's open door policy with Vice President Lucille Stoddard. Photo by Michele Caneen. would be forced to face the possibility of not getting into college. " Charles Bates, a member of the I.C. and President of Valtek, Springville, said that," limited enrollment would be contrary to the mission of UTC." Higbee said he felt a philisophical dichotomy with the college's open access policy versus the possible limiting of future enrollment. Higbee also expressed concern for the young and middle-aged who have been laid off from their jobs and whose jobs are now "dead and gone." He said that many would have to be re-trained in order to reenter the job market, but that funding and physical equipment to handle such programs was becoming more and more difficult to obtain. There have been suggestions of increased taxes and more private funding. President Higbee said that he had hopes of establishing a $1,000,000 fund for grants and scholarships. President Higbee said he felt this would bring state and local attention to the college and the visibility would bind community and state in a common effort Discussions then turned to the President's formal Inauguration, which will be held November 19, at 10 a.m. at UTC. It was suggested that all students be excused from school on this date, and that students, faculty and staff be invited to attend the inauguration and celebrations. There will be an academic procession as part of the inauguration ceremony and that evening an inauguration ball will be held. It is hoped that Governor Matheson will be able to attend the ceremonies.
|Description||Tradewinds was the name of the student newspaper for Utah Technical College at Provo, between 1971-12-14 and 1984-11-15.|
|Publisher||Utah Valley University|
|Subject headings||Utah Technical College at Provo--History; Utah Technical College at Provo/Orem--History; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
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