Dickinsonian, January 30, 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 $1 million grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. $200,000 received from the Charles A. Dana Foundation for providing jobs to students in the areas of their academic interest. Parking lot formerly reserved for students re-designated as faculty and staff parking, much to students' frustration. Public Affairs Symposium to address the media, speakers include former White House Press Secretary Jody Powell, former White House communications director David Gergen, and sociologist Rose Goldsen. President Samuel A. Banks makes State of the College address, points to improvements on campus as surest sign of growth. Class registration process examined. Dickinsonian editorial staff criticizes tuition increase. Letter to the editor argues against establishment of Arts House at Mathews House. Dickinson Follies to stage "West Side Story" though challenges to production loom. Marjorie Strider exhibit highlights pop art and everyday objects. Frankie Goes to Hollywood's "Welcome to the Pleasuredome" reviewed. Mermaid Players to stage "Once Upon a Mattress." Basketball continues to be competitive with 5-5 record. Dickinson Swim teams blowing competition out of the water, 5-1 record. Edward F. Sweeney named new head coach of Dickinson Football. Women's Basketball holding steady with 9-4 record.

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