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?s?g new on RO TC staff
By Mary Shackelton
Col. Lucien E. Rising, a new member
of the ROTC Dept., says the Army is on
the right track in training individuals for
According to Rising, the army has cut
out a lot of the "Mickey Mouse" while
retaining enough discipline to keep
people at their physical and mental
Asked if he thought the U.S. would
possibly be involved in a war in coming
years, he said he saw the possibility "if
we don't maintain a strong defense.
"If the possibility for war didn't exist,
there shouldn't be an army," he said.
"War is not a problem if we stay
Before coming to UNL this August,
Rising was stationed at The Hague, in
the Netherlands, as an Army Attache
Rising said h requested a teaching
position because he "likes io deal with
young people." He also said ha thought
the Midwest was a good place to bring
up children and that the Midwestern
people he had come in contact with
seemed "open, honest and straight
forward." Rising, who has had 24 years of
military service, received the B.S.
degree from the U.S. Military Academy
at West Point and an M.S. in aerospace
engineering from the University of
From 1961 to 1965 he was an
instructor and assistant professor in the
Department of Earth, Space and
Graphic Sciences at West Point.
In 1968-69 he served part-time as
Assistant U.S. Mission Coordinator at
the U.S. Embassy in Vietnam under
Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker end
part-time as a Deputy Province Advisor.
in 1969-71 he was Chief of Military
Operations Division of Limited War
Laboratory at the Aberdeen Proving
Grounds in Maryland in a research and
Altogether, Rising has spent 11 years
overseas, six years in Italy, three years
in the Netherlands, one year in Korea
and one year in Vietnam. He speaks
Vietnamese, Dutch and Italian.
Italy was his favorite country, he said.
The food, the Italian people and their
sense of humor, which he said is
similiar to the American sense of
humor, were .reasons he gave for his
While in Italy, he served as an aide to
a four-star Italian general, who spoke no
"Basically people are the same all
over the world when you get to know
them," he said.
Rising attributes his choice of an
army career td his godfather, who was
an army man.! He also entered military
school in the 5th grade, which he said
influenced his decision.
He said he "takes satisfaction from
associating with people of integrity and
belonging to such an organization."
Asked if he hoped his sons would
choose military careers, he said he has
"no hang-ups about his children
following in his footsteps" and would
not try io influence them either way.
Rising will be at UNL for three years.
Next semester he will begin teaching,
probably military leadership and map
reading on all four grade levels. He said
he wanted to teach on all levels so that
he could get to know students at all
After retirement from the army, which
will be around 1980, Rising said he
would like to teach mathematics.
Construction of a graduate speech and therapy
building Is expected to have begun by today, UNL
business manager Ronald Wright said Tuesday.
The Barkley Center, when completed, will
contain teaching, research and clinical facilities
to teach the deaf and hard of hearing, persons
with speech defects and the physically handi
capped, according to an office of University
Information (OUI) news release.
The building, funded entirely by the estate of
William E. Barkley, former Lincoln bank and
insurance executive, will be built east of the
Dental College, the OUI reported. Completion of
the $1,391,000 building is expected in January
According to OUI, Barkley's $4 million gift to
the University was donated ''to train teachers for
the deaf and hard of hearing, to work with children
with speech defects and to teach speech reading
to adult deaf persons."
The building will centralize the instruction of
special education teachers, according to Robert
Stepp, Jr., director of the Specialized Office for
the Deaf and Hard cf Hearing.
At present, Temple, Henzlikand Nebraska Halls
contain facilities to instruct special education
teachers. With the construction of the Barkley
Center, special education instruction programs
will be unified, Stepp said.
Trustees of the Barkley estate will be
recognized at a reception Thursday at 3:30 p.m. in
tho Columbus Room of the Nebraska Center for
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