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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Feb. 12, 1997)
Campus Recreation Center
requests funding increase
By Sarah Baker
A new climbing wall in the Lee
and Helene Sapp Campus Recreation
Center is one reason Campus Recre
ation said it needed a budget increase
at Tuesday’s Committee for Fees Al
CFA considered the proposed in
creases Campus Recreation requested
after passing the budget request for the
University Health Center.
The health center requested and
received its $3.34-million request,
which was not an increase from the
1996-97 budget. The committee said
it was pleased with the clear, concise
budget request from the health cen
Committee members and healtn
center representatives discussed future
expenses for the health center, includ
ing an enhanced Health Aide program
and other specific health-care services.
When Campus Recreation stepped
up to bat, it requested a budget in
crease of 6.9 percent.
Director of Campus Recreation
Stan Campbell said he needed the in
creases to maintain the recreation
center’s high standards of serving stu
“Student support is vital to the rec
center,” Campbell said. “To keep the
students coming, we need to maintain
the quality services that the center pro
The climbing wall the center is
installing will also add to costs.
Assistant Director of Campus Rec
reation Bill Goa said the climbing wall
will be an added draw for students to
use the center.
“We are striving to have the best
rock-climbing wall in Nebraska,” Goa
The ideal wall will have a natural
rock surface, but there are some pos
sible drawbacks associated with such
“There is an added cost for the ac
tual rock wall, and we also don’t know
if the wall that is in the center can i
support that much weight,” Goa said. '
Goa and Campbell talked about
possible plans to build a 12-court ten
nis complex near mrper-5cnramm
Smith or Cather-Pound Residence
Although the idea was in its early
stages, they hoped to have it ready by
1998 or 2000.
Another part of the proposed bud
get requested higher wages for recre
ation center staff because of minimum
wage increase laws.
The Campus Recreation-East also
asked for additional funds. The cen
ter was used 33 percent more during
last fall semester than the 1995 fall
semester. However, the center does not
have any supervision.
The requested money will go for
one person to staff the center in case
of emergencies or to assist students
CFA will vote on Campus
Recreation’s budget request Thursday.
Sue Tldball nominations requested [
By Graham Johnson
Humanitarians are hard to find.
Such a person may be standing in
front of a class or processing students’
personal information, answering
phones, or cleaning up the mess left
by disrespectful students.
If students have someone in mind,
then it is their duty to nominate that
person for the Sue Tidball Award for
Creative Humanity, the Rev. Larry
Doerr of Campus Ministries said.
The award recognizes people at the
University of Nebraska-Lincoln who
bring justness and togetherness to oth
ers around them, Doerr said. The
Tidball awards recognize all those
who make an extra effort to go beyond
their job descriptions.
Many of these people may go un
noticed, Doerr said, but everybody
around these types of people benefit,
whether they know it or not.
The award was set up to follow the
example of Sue Tidball, a member of
Campus Ministries until her death in
Although Hdball was diagnosed
with a terminal illness at age 30, she
was active in counseling groups
around campus, volunteering at the
Malone Center and helping work with
Nominations are due Feb. 17 and
the honorees will be awarded March
Nomination forms can be picked
up at residence hall desks, Student
Involvement, the Culture Center or the
greek affairs office.
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