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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (June 15, 1955)
JUNE 15, 1955
Chancellor Clifford Hardin gave
Insight into the problems of an
expanding University . and also
charged alumni to encourage stu
' dents of outstanding ability to at
tend the University at an alumni
"Please don't think that I am
proposing that every brightest'
boy or girl in a given Nebraska
high school should come to the
University of Nebraska," the chan
cellor said. "The top high school
- scholar always receives many at
tractive offers from other schools,
both in and out of the state. I
think they should and I am glad
Chancellor Hardin said that he
believes the University, as a pub
lic institution, has more than what
might be termed "a normal" re
; sponsibility to keep educational op
portunity broad. A principal pur
pose for the establishment of uni
versities such as Nebraska's, he
said, was to provide broad edu
At the present time, Dr. Hardin
said, the extremes of thought
among educational leaders are rep
resented on one hand by a fear that
educational standards will be low
ered by efforts to serve greatly in
creased student populations, and
on the other by the fear that edu
cational oppostunity will be re-
- stricted through efforts to protect
"I am convinced that we can
take a substantial increase in en
, rollment here at the University
without endangering our standards, j
the chancellor said. "So this de
cision, on limiting enrollment is
not one that we will have to make
tomorrow, or perhaps for several
years to come.
"Nonetheless, I do know that
the University of Nebraska, as
other similar institutions, sooner
or later is going to have to face
Army, Navy, Air Force
One Hundred Forty-Nine
Given ROTC Commissions
One hundred forty-nine ROTC
cadets were commissioned Monday
after completing four-year pro
In 8 a.m. exercises in Love Li
brary Auditorium, 60 Air Force
ROTC cadets were commissioned
second lieutenants in the Air Force
Col. William Coleman, command
er of the 98th Bombardment Wing
at the" Lincoln Air Force Base,
delivered the main address. LAFB
Chaplain Isaac Copeland Jr. gave
Six cadets were revealed as Dis
tinguished Military Graduates dur
ing the" commissioning exercises for
having denfonstrated outstanding
leadership and academic ability
as cadets. They are Raymond
Ilruby, Homer Kenison, Coe Kroesc
Kenneth Philbrick, William Rasdal
and Donovan Tadken.
Thirty-three Naval ROTC cadets
were commissioned in 1 p.m. ex
ercises in Love Library Auditorium.
Seventeen cadets were commis
sioned as ensigns in the regular
Navy, 10 as ensigns in the Naval
Reserves, two as second lieuten
ants in the Marine Corps and four
as second lieutenants in the Ma
rine Corps Reserves.
Comdr. F. H. Holt, commanding
officer of the Lincoln Naval Air
Station, was the main speaker.
The invocation and benediction
were delivered by the Rev. Rex
Knowles, Presbyterian student pas
In 8 a.m. exercises in the Union
Ballroom, 56 ROTC cadets were
commissioned second lieutenants.
The principal speaker was -Brig.
Gen. W. E. Potter, engineer of
the Missouri River division of the
up to sucK questions as;
"1. How many students can we
"2. Who should they be?
"3. How can we retain the indi
vidual, personal touch? .
"4. Where will the money come
from?" - t
The chancellor said he has "a
deep sympathy for the . student
whose abilities are limited" and
"I think we must in the future
offer him more in the way of
two-year terminal course opportun
ity. The cold, hard fact of the
matter is that our four-year pro
gram slowed-down by an overload
of below-average students. We can
not permit this University's four
year program to become a sort of
last-resort for a greater number
of students who can't find admis
sion anywhere else."
A report recently published in the
"Harvard Business. Review" states
that college training in the liberal
arts is the "most valuable single
resource available for management
of the future."
The article, "Liberal Arts as
Training for Business," was written
by Frederick -Pamp, division man
ager of the American Management
The modern executive, accord
ing to the report, requires a "men
tal equipment of the sort that the
old time tycoon could do without."
Pamp said that computation ma
chines are rapidly taking over the
"quantitative aspects of the execu
- "Narrow . specialization . Is not
enough," according to Pamp who
states that "breadth as well as a
depth of judgment" is necessary.
Corps of Engineers. The Rev.
Knowles . gave the Invocation.
Distinguished Military stu
dents were Jerry Jensen,
Dwight Jundt, Junior Knobel, Alan
Loftis, Patrick Madden, Rolla
Geroge Medley, Jean Smith, Ron
ald Brandt, Paul Scheele, Charles
Short, Janes Sire end Orval Wey
ers. Eighteen cadets were commis
sioned in the artillery branch, three
in engineers, ten in infantry, two
in the medical corps, three in mili
tary intelligence, five in military
pilice and 13 in ordnance.
Twenty-four cadets will be com
missioned second lieutenants in the
regular Army or in the reserves af
ter completing summer school or
summer camp. j
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SMU Sophomore Chosen
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Sandra Speicher, sophomore in
Teachers College, has been named
Miss Nebraska of 1955.
Miss Speicher was chosen frqm
six contestants in the state finals
in Kearney last week. She was
chosen Miss Lincoln earlier this
Miss Speicher has been a Beauty
Queen finalist and has been named
Lions Club Queen of Omaha. Con
testants were judged on a basis
of appearance in formal wear, bath
ing suits, talent, general poise and
intelligence, Miss Speicher said.
Miss Speicher has had modeling
experience at various Lincoln and
Omaha stores. She has also been
a finalist for Miss Benson High
School, Hi-Y Coronation Princess,
Homecoming Princess, and Lt. Col.
Lady at Benson High School.
Miss Speicher is a member of
Alpha Lambda Delta, freshman
scholastic honorary, All University
Fund . Board, Cornhusker section
head, Kappa Kappa Gamma and
has been of the Dean's Honor Roll.
Her interests include playing the
piano, traveling, swimming, water
skiing and. writing.
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The first day of summer classes
finds Jack Rogers, who received
his B.A. degree In absentia earlier
this month from the University,
nearing the harbor of Le Havre,
France, on the
first leg of a
journey with 10
can young peo
ple to a con
struction job in
R o g e r s
boarded a n
June 8 with a .
Journal and Star
last summer in Long Beach, Calif.,
by the National Youth Fellow
ship of the United Presbyterian
Church to take part in a summer
work project in Egypt.
Before flying to Cairo from
Rome the 11 Americans will spend
two weeks on the Continent in
Paris, Geneva, Florence, Milan
In Egypt, Rogers will do manual
labor without financial compensa
tion. He will pour concrete, do
carpentry and painting alongside
youth from Egypt and the Sudan.
"To me," he commented in The Ne
braskan, "that's one of the most
interesting parts of it working with
people from all over."
He added, "Neither we nor the
girls can wear shorts to work in."
Rogers has had previous summer '
work camp experience in southern
Illinois with a group which helped
rebuild a church. About this he
said, "It was an interesting exper
ience, being in completely new sur
rnundinErs. We didn't know what
each other's activities had been,
and we were doing things entirely
different from our every-day school
Rogers will leave Egypt Aug. 1
anA KnnthamDton. England. Aug. 8
for the return vovaee to New York
City. In September, he will enter
the Pittsburg-Xenia Seminary in
Pittsburg. Pa., to prepare for the
United Presbyterian ministry-
While at the University, Rogers,
an "outstanding Nebraska n"
choice, majored in philosophy and
speech. He was president of the
Student Council, Gamma Lambda,
band honorary, and Delta Sigma
Rho. debate honorary. He is a
former youth president of the Ne
braska Presbytery, of the United
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