1985

Dickinson announces a 9.9% tuition increase to meet rising costs of institutional improvements. Students studying off campus run into a number of problems on return, chiefest among them the disorganization of course registration. College receives...

Housing conflict unresolved as administration not clear on futures of both Arts House and Mathews House. College receives additional grants to update scientific equipment. Nationwide program seeks an end to dangerous fraternity hazing rituals....

Greek life gains greater popularity on campus, prompts the possibility of new sorority colonization. Central Pennsylvania Consortium moves to more effectively celebrate Black History Month with educational opportunities for residents of the...

Phi Kappa Psi fraternity charged with harassment and failure to comply with College regulations after an alleged paddling incident. Dickinson College, President Samuel A. Banks, and Alpha Chi Rho fraternity named, with seven others, as defendants...

Student Senate election results announced, new officers interviewed. Student group heads to Washington to lobby senators for a U.S. Institute of Peace. Few minorities attend Dickinson, low level a crisis. Revival of Dean's List a possibility if...

College uses grant from Charles A. Dana Foundation to establish academic employment for students according to their particular interests. Phi Kappa Psi loses social privileges, required to pay $3000 fine in punishment for hazing, among other...

Student Affairs and Services Committee develops noise policy to be adopted on a trial basis. Director of Admission Larry Mench points to 12% application rate increase among high school students interested in Dickinson. Community service performed...

Phi Kappa Sigma banned from Townhouses after damages incurred by them throughout semester. Amnesty International reorganizes on campus amid student interest, College faculty and financial support. 90% of reported violent behavior alcohol based,...

College leadership, honorary societies ODK and Wheel and Chain conduct yearly tapping ceremonies. Dispute over Toulouse Program casts shadow over graduation for some seniors. Efforts underway to make course credit exchange between University of...

College's phone system profiled, notes system changes on the way. Greek Week draws crowds in support of Greek life and the United Way once again. Professor Fred Petty's station wagon covers mileage equal to that of distance between Earth and Moon...

Elections by the All-College Committee were declared "invalid" by Student Senate President Dean Kremer due to the election being "unconstitutional." Panhellenic officers are considering Tri-Delta or Delta Delta Delta as a sixth sorority. Vehicle...

UTS, a phone service on campus, has been charging students unbeknowst to them for calls because the company was going through "reogranization problems." Professors Sharon O'Brien and Charles Barone were vociferous in their complaints against a...

Attorney General Edwin Meese III's address to the faculty led to a "teach-in" where members of the faculty debated the issues and policies of the Justice Department. Protests followed Attorney General Edwin Meese III's speech by faculty and...

Students at the College raised money for Program for Education Enrichment and Recreation (PEER) and United Way at Fall Fest, a talent show. The Health Center has recently hired its first gynecologist, Nancy Taylor, rather than before where they...

At a recent College faculty meeting, it was unanimously resolved to establish a system to evalute the faculty tenure system after six years and goes into effect this year. According to a survey, the majority of students on campus do not feel safe...

Students feel unrepresented by the Student Senate with the housing crisis, and the Senate works to improve their relationship with the campus community. The Higher Education Act, proposed by Congress, is discussed and is expected to change the...

Tri-Delta or Delta Delta Delta has become Dickinson's sixth sorority. A group of academic professionals, headed by Nancy Mellerski, are set to examine the College's investments. BACCHUS (Boost Alcohol Consciousness Concerning the Health of...

The library and computer center have been designing a library cataloging program, AUTOCAT, since 1982 and will be ready for use next year. Gamma Phi Beta sorority received their second President's Cup at Homecoming. The annual event, Songfest,...

The Interfraternity Council reviews who students should call first in an emergency, Campus Police or Carlisle Hospital. Newly formed group, the Coalition Against Apartheid, held its first meeting that drew a massive amount of people and were...

The Inter-Fraternity Council and Campus security settled a dispute about noise levels on campus on weekends and weekdays. Fraternity insurance has risen 200%, causing many students to find an alternative means of affording the insurance. Women's...

Barry Gaal, the College's Business Manager, has resigned after 15 years. The new course evaluation procedure, which had been started the following year, is received well by professors. Parents all over the United States have been requesting a...

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