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A Subway sandwich shop was opened during the fall semester in the Pit. Presi-
dent Steve Bumgarner and the Student Government Legislature proposed a renova-
tion for Shorty’s that was accepted by the administration but not funded. Bob Mills
was appointed to raise funds for the project.
The number of vehicles registered on the Reynolda Campus for the academic
year was 3,956, while the number of parking spaces was 3,399, or 557 spaces short.
The number of parking tickets issued was 6,000. The University Police opened an
office in Davis House in October, offering around-the-clock services for anyone on
campus, regardless of the circumstance.
The card catalogs in Z. Smith Reynolds Library were replaced by the Dynix
Online Library System during the summer of 1995. The card catalogs had been closed
for several years and now were physically removed from the atrium on the fourth
floor and replaced with seating for thirty-two visitors.
Jim Cogdill, a professional space consultant, joined Facilities Management. His
duties included designing better plans for use of the University’s many buildings.
The University expanded its recycling program, placing 118 thirty-two-gallon
bins on every floor of residence halls to comply with a new state law that prohibited
dumping aluminum cans in landfills, according to Jerome McDaniel, the campus
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education once again named Wake
Forest to its Circle of Excellence for overall fundraising performance based on the
past three years of giving. Total giving to the University, including the Bowman Gray
School of Medicine and the Department of Athletics, was $27 million in 1990–1991,
$29 million in 1991–1992, and $30 million in 1992–1993. By June 30, 1995, 44 per-
cent of Wake Forest alumni had contributed to the current operations and capital
purposes fund. Their giving for the 1994–1995 year increased by $520,000, while
overall giving increased by $2.7 million.
Julie B. Cole (Research and Sponsored Programs) reported that external support
for faculty projects had increased $762,929 over the past fiscal year to total $3,906,301.
Lowe’s Foods gave $100,000 to the Calloway School of Business and Accoun-
tancy to fund scholarships and a business competition for students. The Kutteh
family gave $170,000 for two new scholarships, and the law firm of Petree Stockton
provided for three full scholarships for minority students in the School of Law.
Joseph M. Bryan left $500,000 to Wake Forest to support the men’s and women’s
golf teams upon his death on April 26, 1995.
A $1million plan for improvements to Reynolda Gardens was announced in the
summer of 1995. Almost one-third of this amount came from a $300,000 grant from
the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation. Wake Forest committed the equivalent of another
$1 million in new endowment to hire staff to better maintain buildings and plant-
ings and to provide educational programming. It would be the first major project in
the gardens since 1981, when the greenhouse was renovated. The goal for the cam-
paign was $4.2 million. As of March, it had not been reached, but University officials
wanted to get the improvements under way as soon as possible. Funds that came in