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u STUDENT NOTES
Two College undergraduates, Susan Scott
Darnell of Vienna, West Virginia, and Michael
George Riley of Charlotte, were named Truman
Scholars.
Neil Rector of Dunwoody, Georgia, was presi-
dent of the student body; Cynthia “Cindy”
Darnell of Martinsville, Virginia, and Charles
“Chuck” Frye of Silver Spring, Maryland,
co-chaired the Student Judicial Board; and
Christine “Christy” Myatt of High Point and
David Thomas of Myrtle Beach, South Caro-
lina, co-chaired the Honor Council.
Jan Ward of Arlington, Virginia, edited Old
Gold and Black; Laura Elliott of Fairfax, Vir-
ginia, edited The Howler; and Ruth Zultner of
Westfield, New Jersey, edited The Student.
Senior orators were: Linda Lou Crocker of
Selma; James R. Saintsing of Falls Church,
Virginia; Kathryn Ann Webb of Richmond,
Virginia; and Jeanne Preston Whitman of
Pulaski, Virginia. Whitman received the A.D.
Ward Medal.
Susan Darnell and Michael Riley
Associate Dean of the College Robert A. Dyer
was given an “administrative sabbatical”
leave for the 1979 spring term.
Larry L. Palmer (Ed.D., Indiana) was named
the University’s first Director of Minority
Affairs.
Julius H. Corpening, Director of Estate Plan-
ning, was named Director of Development.
Robert T. Baker (B.A., M.S., George Peabody)
was appointed development officer. W. Craig
Jackson (B.A. 1975) was named assistant to
the Director of Alumni Activities. Jane A.
Carmichael (’74 M.A.) was also added to the
development staff, succeeding Martha Shore.
Lyne S. Gamble (B.A., Millsaps) was named
Assistant Director of Admissions.
W. Derald Hagen (B.S., Virginia Polytechnic)
was named Assistant Controller.
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