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Accreditation Group To Inspect Eastern Vol. 13—No. 2 Billings, Montana October 9, 1959 Eastern's 1959 Homecoming committee is meeting weekly this month to prefer for the big Homecoming weekend Oct. 23-24. Seated left to right are: Carol Brown, Kay Kaiser, co-chairmen Karen Wilson and Duane Pettersen, Barbara Finn, and Barbi Huber. Standing are Frederick Miller, drama instructor, Judy Rollins, Stan Allred, alumni representative, Alvin Quiring, Virginia William, Miss Carol Saunders, dean of women, Chuck Haines, Richard Grover, speech instructor, Gene Cetrone, Jerrie Miller, Sharon Parker, Bill Hilton, Jean Zimbelman, Marvin Carter, Judy Schwalger, and Grant Newman, band instructor. Visiting the Eastern campus on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 12 and 13, will be evaluation committees of the Northwest Association for Secondary and Higher Schools and the National Council for Ac- creditation of Teacher Education. The committees will be on campus to inspect EMCE for the purposes of renewing the college's accreditation by the two groups. The college was last visited for accreditation renewal in 1948, and next week's inspection marks the beginning of a policy to visit cam- puses more often to check pro- gress. Conferences Scheduled Besides touring EMCE's campus the committees will confer with various administrative and facul- ty officials and with committees from the Student Legislature and the Student Union Board. Also on campus Monday will be the Montana State Board of Edu- cation, who will hold their regular meeting as regents of the Univer- sity of Montana here at that time. Committee members from the Northwest Association, which ac- credits schools and colleges in Montana, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, include: R. E. Lieuallen, president of Ore- gon College of Education, chair- man; Dr. Frank B. Cotner, head of the department of botany and biological sciences at Montana State College; Dr. Edmund L. Lind, department of chemistry, Central Washington College of Education; The Rev. William Bir- choff, department of social science, Gonzaga University, Spokane; Dr. Milton C. Ballenger, dean of lib- eral arts, Westminster College, Salt Lake City; and Dean T. S. Kerr, ex-officio, Moscow, Idaho. NCATE Committee Members of the committee from the NCATE are: Dean M. L. Cush- man, College of Education, Uni- versity of North Dakota, chair- man; Dr. LeRoy Nelson, School of Education, University of South Dakota; Dr. William C. Gemein- hardt, chairman of the division of education and psychology, North- ern State Teachers College, Aber- deen, S. D.; Parks Whitmer, di- rector of certification, State De- partment of Public Instruction, Helena, and Lloyd Markel', Mon- tana Education Association, Hel-. ena. The State Board of Education includes: Governor J. Hugo Aron- son, ex-officio, president; Attorney General Forrest H. Anderson, ex- officio, Miss Harriet Miller, state superintendent of public instruc- tion, ex-officio, secretary; Clar- ence Popham, Corvallis; Mrs. George Chambers, Cut Bank; Mer- rit Warden, Kalispell; Dr. Emmet J. Riley, Butte, Dr. Earl Hall, Great Falls; George N. Lund, Re- serve; Mrs. F. H. Petro, Miles City; and Boynton C. Paige, Phil- lipsburg. Reigning Homecoming Royalty Will Highlight Weekend Eastern's 1959-'60 Homecoming queen will this year be selected to reign over the Oct. 23-24 Home- coming activities on Eastern's cam- pus by the entire student body vote, chosen by Eastern's football team. Karen Wilson, co-chairman of Homecoming, announced that this voting method was selected by a majority vote of the Homecoming committee at an organizational meeting Sept. 30 in the SUB. The four newly chosen candi- dates will be introduced Tuesday morning, Oct. 20, when they ap- pear as models in the style show planned by Barbara Huber and Jerie Miller. The style show will Tonight's Mixer Given By Pi Kappa Delia Tonight's mixer from 9 p. m. until midnight in the Student Union Building is under sponsor- ship of Pi Kappa Delta, speech activities group, with Carol Brown in charge of the dance. Johnny Peterson and his or- chestra wit provide music for the dance. Refreshments will be served and admission is by East- ern activity carl or as a guest of an EMCE student only. Chaperones will be Mr. and Mrs. Richard Grover, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Solsby, Miss Carol Saun- ders, Dennis Winters, and John Reque. I This Week at Eastern October 10-17, 19:59 EXHIBIT—Guggenheim Collection— Student nion Building Saturday, October 10 2:00 p.m.—Football—Eastern at Carroll Sunday, October 11 Monday, October 12 6:00 p.m.—Associated Women StudE , nts—SUB Lounge 9:30 p.m.—Women's Residence Hall Council—Women's Residence Hall Lounge Tuesday, October 13 11:00 a.m.—Student Legislature—AD 306 4:00 p.m.—Spurs—SUB 7:00 p.m.—Spurs Study Table—SUB 9:00 p.m.—\E\ Club—SUB Lounge Wednesday, October 14 7:00 p.m.—Homecoming Programing Committee—SUB Large Conference Room 7:00 p.m.—Circle K—SUB Small Conference Room 7:30 p.m.—Movie—\Solid Gold Cadillac\—SUB Thursday, October 15 Friday, October 16 11:00 a.m.—Phi Beta Lambda—AD 302 Saturday, October 17 2:00 p.m.—Football—Mines at Eastern 9:00 p.m.—All-College Mixer—SUB Music by Moonglows be featured in the Homecoming convocation directed by Bill Hil- ton, co-captain of EMCOE's foot- ball squad, to be held during the regularly scheduled morning ac- tivities period. Official Homecoming weekend activities will be launched with the annual Mystery Mixer spon- sored Friday night, Oct. 23, by Pep Club and Barbara Finn, presi- dent. The Mixer will feature a faculty-presented skit composed and directed by Richard Grover, speech instructor, and Frederick K. Miller, assistant professor of drama. Activities Saturday morning, Oct. 24, will commence with the Homecoming parade staged through downtown Billings and planned by Carol Brown, Gene Cetrone, and Chuck Haines. Clubs and organizations are now being contacted to encourage prepara- tion for entering a float and the parade route is being plotted and Spurs Prepare For Regional Convention The Spurs are now making plans for their regional convention to be held Nov. 6 and 7 at Pacific Lutheran College in Parkland, Wash. It is hoped that all 19 members plus the senior advisors, Helen Anderson and Jean Zim- belman, and advisor, Miss Anne Arnold will be able to attend. The organization sold 300 dis- count tickets to students on cam- pus. They are planning many money making projects. Spurs meet every Tuesday af- ternoon at four o'clock in the large conference room. Also on Tuesday nights from seven to nine a mandatory table is held in the large conference room. Members of Spurs are: Judy Rollins, Ann Pippin, Carol George, Audreysue Hageness, Dianna Gal- lagher, Darlene Bren, Martha Be- hrent, Pat Nelson, Rosalyn Doze, Sharon Drain, Vivian Stoltenberg, Jean McKerlick, Susie Steenstand, Sandra Madden, Julie Lesnik, Sharon Patek, Myrna Brubaker, Judy Udin, and Delores Roos. cleared with Billings police and city officials. Afternoon activities will be con- centrated in the Eastern-Northern game halftime with Grant New- man, band instructor, leading the band and majorettes through their drills and formations. Marvin Carter, president of the Student Union Board, is chairman of Saturday afternoon's Open Campus directly after the football game. Open Campus will afford alumni an opportunity to tour Eastern's grounds and buildings to view new additions and im- provements. This year's Home- coming is especially geared for the return of the '29, '39, '49, and '59 graduating class members, their relatives and friends. Open Campus will also include open house in both the men's and women's dorms. Saturday evening's Homecoming prom featuring traditional autumn decorations will conclude this year's activities. Dance chairman is Carol Cowan, who will be as- sisted with decorations and super- vision by an as-yet unselected committee. Freshman and sophomore class officers were elected Tuesday during the 11 o'clock activity hour, with about 175 freshmen attending their class meeting and 30 sophomores present at their meeting. Officers of the freshman class are: president, Don Hopwood, Billings, vice-president, Bonnie Rimrock, Retort Staffs Need Photographer The position of staff photog- rapher is still open on the Retort, college newspaper, and the Rim- rock, college yearbook. A student with some photographic experi- ence is preferred for this position, which pays an hourly wage. Interested students should con- tact the publications office in the SUB or the public relations of- fice, Ad 108. Fall Play Tryouts Monday, Tuesday Tryouts for the fall quarter play, 'Reclining Figure,' will be held Monday and Tuesday, Oct 12 and 13, at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. in the Green Room of the Ad- ministration Building. All inter- ested students are urged to try out, Frederick K. Miller, drama director, said. The play, to be directed by Miller, will be presented Nov. 19, 20, and 21 in the Student Union Building. `Reclining Figure,' by Harry Kurnitz, is a satire on art col- lectors and dealers. The central character is a millionaire who keeps ten-cent cigars in a $1200 spice chest and who is fond of collecting recent masters. He runs afoul of a high-pressure dealer who is given to crying like a baby when parting with his treasures. Other characters in- clude a hard-drinking 'restorer' with a talent for forgery and a soft-headed young salesman with high ideals, and, unfortunately, a hot piece of property on his hands. Laird, Watsonville, Calif.; secre- tary, Jane Madson, Billings; treas- urer, Ken Tkach, Billings; Stu- dent Legislature representatives, Kara Rollins, Billings, Pat Shor- ey, Billings, Jim Carney, Billings; Rowland Micheletti, Great Falls; Homecoming chairman, Jerry Hop- kins, Helena. Richard C. Grover, speech instructor, is class spon- sor. Sophomore officers are: presi- dent, Jim Rowlan, Billings; vice- president, Gary Evans, Laurel; secretary-treasurer, Dixie Fink, Forsyth; Homecoming chairman, Evans and Carol Jensen, Scobey. The class does not yet have a faculty sponsor, and will meet again soon to select Student Legis- lature representatives. Senior class officers were elec- ted last week. Junior class of- ficers will be chosen at a later date. Speech Activities Gel Underway Students interested in speech activities at EMCE met with the speech instructors, Richard C. Grover and Dennis E. Winters, on Oct. 1 to discuss plans and op- portunities in speech programs on and off campus during the year. Activities in debate, radio-TV, oral interpretation, discussion, oratory, extemporaneous speaking, and impromptu speaking will be available, and students who have not already signed up are asked to do so as soon as possible in the speech office, Ad 206, Grover said. Attending the Oct. 1 meeting were the following students: Gene Cetrone, Robert Aagard, Mike Taylor, Archie McMillan, John Ritchy, Jan LaValley, Sharon Powers, Neal Lininger, Fred Jack- son, Jim Carney, Jerry Hopkins, Gary Maroney, Jim Rowlan, Din- ny Foley, Jay Marston, Duane Silvey, Carol Brown, Betty Hook- er, and Lauchlan MacLean. History, Math Clubs Begin Organizing Plans for launching the year's activities of the History Club and Math Club are underway. Membership in the History Club is open to all social science r jors and minors and all other students and faculty who express an interest. Meetings are held once a month and club activities include outside speakers, programs by students who have done re- search or had interesting experi- ences related to the social science field, talks by people who have been abroad and roundtable dis- cussions. At the first meeting, which is tentatively set for Oct. 19, officers will be elected and an advisor selected. Math Club, which meets once a month, is open to all interested students with a B+ average in math and an overall average of C+, not including math. Plans for the coming year and the date of the first meeting are to be made at an organizational meeting of the officers. Freshmen, Sophomores Elect Officers