Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on September 13, 1962 · Page 22
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Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa · Page 22

Fayette, Iowa
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Thursday, September 13, 1962
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Alumni association plays Active part at university Any student who has attended U. L U. for one semester with the full number of credit hours is eligible for membership in the Upper Iowa University Alumni .association. Any person who has received an honorary degreee from the institution is also eligible. The Alumni association was founded in September, 1883, with the purpose of perpetuating and deepening one's sense of loyalty to the college, and to maintain a professorship at the University. Membership dues are $2 per year. The annua] alumni meeting is held at Homecoming each year, at which time officers are elected. A board of five directors is also elected for a five-year term. The board is responsible for publication of the Alumni magazine and for all investments and disbursements of the association. The association also publishes periodically the Alumni Register, a publication which lists each graduate by year of graduation, along with a brief biographical sketch. Present officers of the Alumni association are Stuart Sears, '51, Waterloo, president; Neil Lehmkuhl, '57, Sumner, vice-president; Mrs. Emily Swartz, '28, Fayette, recording secretary; Mrs. Mary Kimball, '56, Fayette, treasurer. The board of directors is composed of Peter Solar, '34, Cedar Rapids; Richard Clark, .'53, Fayette; Merlyn Albaugh, '60, Ventura; Rupert Caballero, '56, Ringsted; Fred Breckner, '35, Cedar Rapids. Among the alumni activities are the many coffee hours held throughout the country each year, including the annual Chicago coffee hour which is attended by several hundred alumni, parents, and prospective students. The association maintains a professorship fund which pays a part of the salary of a faculty member selected by the association. At the present time Wilson Gill holds this position as the alumni professor of history. Through the years the association has given financial assistance to the University, as well as provid- 12 College Edition Thursday, September 13, 1962 Fayette LEADER Fayette, Iowa ing many specific gifts, such as the cafeteria banquet dishes, silverware, addressograph, and graphotype. A portion of the salary for the alumni executive secretary, Ronald Kocher, is also paid by the association. Kocher is the coordinator between the alumni and the University. Kocher also serves as editor of the Alumnus, maintains the alumni files and mailing list, and supervises the class reunions ' held at Homecoming and Commencement faculty in Fayette this fall. Dr. Herschel Hendrix, vice president and dean of the University, stated today that Masat has accepted the position of assistant of mathematics at U. L U. Masat attended school at Piano, 111., and received his bachelor of arts degree in 1960 from Blackburn colege in Carlinville, HI. After teaching a year in the Centon, Kansas schools, Masat entered Kansas State university at Manhattan, Kansas, where he received the master of science degree this month. He is a member of Pi Mu Epsilon, national honorary mathematics society. His hobbies- include chess, Indian lore and Indian dances. Mr. and Mrs. Masat and their small daughter are expected to move to Fayette in early September. SWINGSIBONDS Masat to assist in Mathematics department Francis E. Masat of Morris, 111., will join the Upper Iowa university FRANCIS MASAT We Welcome All of the new students, and all of the returning students to the Upper Iowa campus. And we commend each and every one on his or her choice of Upper Iowa as the university to attend. A very wise selection. We're sure you will never regret it. The part you play in Upper Iowa's future can be very important . . . because it is your words of praise for the institution that will encourage others to attend next year, so that the enrollment may hit another all-time high. Fayette Stone Co., Inc. FAYETTE, IOWA CONGRATULATIONS To Upper Iowa University On Their New Science Building We're Installing the Air Conditioning And we're happy to have a part in the expansion program of the fastest growing small college in Iowa. We will be honored to serve them again whenever the opportunity arises. We're sure they have many plans for the future. ' The students should feel honored that they are privileged to attend such a progressive institution as UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY. Ray E. Pauley Co., Inc MASON CITY, IOWA

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