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h. Splendid success in the 250 thousand dollar New Development Program Campaign with $244,281 already pledged as of February IS, 1946. Dr. Daniel came to Shaw University in Iinio ' from Virginia Union University, Richmond, his Alma Mater, where he served, after graduation, mi the faculty for twelve years, nine of them as professor of Education and Director of Exten- sion, chairman of the Division of Education, Psychology, and Philosophy. He had been graduated from Virginia Union University in 1921- with high honors as valedictorian of the class, receiving the A,B, degree. In lfijs he received the M.A. degree from Teachers College, Columbia University and in 1032 earned the Ph.D. degree from Columbia University. President Daniel is one of the four sons of the late Charles . ' . and Carrie Green Daniel, all of whom hold the Ph.D. degree, two of them from Columbia University and two from the University of Chicago. President Daniel is considered one of the leaders of racial welfare and community service in Raleigh and in North Carolina. He has served as president of the North Carolina Negro College Conference and on the following committees of public service: Board of Trustees, Budget Committee, Raleigh Community Chest; Raleigh Negro Citizens Com- mittee; Executive Committee, N. C. Interracial Commission; Family Life Council of the Wake County Tuberculosis Association, Wake County Defense Council; N. C. Council of National De- fense; Hoard of Directors, United War Fund of Raleigh and Wake County; Board of Director-,. United War Fund of N. C. ; Chairman, Negro Division, United War Fund campaign. He has the distinction of being the only Negro college president of the country with the Silver Beaver award of the Boy Scouts of America and is chair- man of the Area Divisional Committee of Occonec- chee Council embracing eleven counties.
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Dr. Robert P. Daniel A.B.. A.M., PH D. PRESIDENT The record of Dr. Robert P. Daniel as President of Shaw University is one of progress. The growth and expansion of the institution, attended by a comparable growth in influence and service to the race, has been phenomenal in the ten years since President Daniel entered upon his administration of its affairs. Within that decade student enroll- ment has increased nearly 75 per cent, or from slightly less than 1(111 to nearly TOO students at- present. The university staff, which included 35 persons then, now is composed of 81 people with 65 professional staff members and 16 service and maintenance workers. The operating budget has been doubled and finances of the institution are in excellent condition. A few of the many accomplishments noted dur- ing Dr. Daniel ' s administration are these: 1. All buildings on the campus have been renovated with over a quarter of a million dollars spent in plant renovation and new equipment. 2. The Leonard Building was renovated and restored to complete use after being out of full service for 25 years. 3. An indebtedness of $45,000 was cancelled in two years, enabling the school to receive a grant of $45,000 from the General Education Board. 4% A Home Economics Practice residence and two additional faculty residences have been erected. 5. The institution ' s educational standing has been raised to the " A " rating by the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools in recognition of the strengthened academic pro- gram, progressive administrative policies, enlarged library services, and stable financial condition. (i. Improvement has been affected in the or- ganization of the School of Religion, the Summer School, and the general curriculum. 7. There is a greatly improved library includ- ing complete recataloging of books, new library furniture and equipment, and an enlarged staff.
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OFFICERS OF ADMINISTRATION Glenwood E. Jones B.S.C. Business Manager Walker II. Quarles, Jr. B.S.C. Secretary •«?SN W%. Foster P. Payne A.B.. A.M. Dean of the College William R. Stassner A.B., B.D., S.T.M. Dean of the School of Religion 10
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