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Page 14 text:
THE AXE FALLS
OUT: THE DEAN S OFFICE IN: A NEW ERA
B uJgctary crisis bully visited the Division of Stalew Affairs as the University's senior staff ordered Vice Cfcaaccflor for Stu-dent Affairs Tom Goodale lo cut more than SNO.COO from the Juisioe's operating budget.
The met dramatic cut toe pl x as the lie fell on the Dean of Students Office Dean of Students Dr Robert Burrell Assistant Dean Meg Wmrobski and support staff «erc cut from payroll and the Dean s office •» doted
When classes resumed in Sepnember. a suable reorpnuatioc of
the student affairs offices had taken place .Academic Support Ser-sices. »hich eventually came under the direction of Karin Millcti began handling the peer advising program. Student Orientation ar.d Registration. Genera Glen and Parents' Weekend "This office mil respond to the concerns, needs and developmental issues of the student population." Goodale staled in a July 1986 naema The neu Auxiliary Services ditrsion oversees the opentiow of the Dcpaitaeets of Residence. Counseling and Placement. Inter-national Education and Rdtgxius Sertxes Directed by Cvo Cberrey. the DnscoQ University Cenact became
the focal point for student activities. Ihe Office of Student Aslisilies assumed additional responsibilities formerly held by the Dean of Student office, including advising greek affairs. the Programs Board, student media ard Winter Carnival.
Reporting directly to Goodale. Mike Smith began ads-.sing the A USA Senate and handling student judical affairs.
Also cut from the division's staff as part of the budgeting process were members of the L’tusersity's health services and admissions teams
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Estlow and Ritchie: Leading the Charge
Truster hd hit low
Truster Dan Ritchie
How to raise $4 million in one afternoon
Tday's seniors must remember the earl) daw of then college careers uhen Dll ns a financially strapped institution The situation »as so pise no one kne if DU would wither the stom Students were questioeang their deown to mend IX'. »d pro lessors were leasing foe pecner pastures.
In July. I9$5. ekebons «erc held within the Board of Trusses that altered the course of DUs history. Ed Estlow became Chairman of the Board, and Dan Ritchie. Vice Chainxtin fcrtiap the high poem of Eukw's and Ritchie's elfons to due has been their last-minute drise lo meet the fundraising pul at the end of the 198637 fiscal sear They got on the phone when thing gee lough and caBed fcflo members of the Bcunl oKam-mg pledge for S4 million to be paid over a tuo-year penod According lo Terrs Gibson, ske chancefior for lastittstiooil
Advancement. Fallow and Ritchie hase turned DU around The) "hast realb recharged the Board.' be saw. Their loog-Jerm goal lo uhich they are thoroughly dedicated. is to make DU "a worid-dass University.’ and they are well oo the-.t way. 'Rumors of financial failure, those are gone.' Gibson says ith a smile.
"Rumors of financial failure, those are gone..
— Tern Gibson
Estkw s roots at this University ran deep He graduated from DU m 1911 anJ has been a tntslee since January. 1976, He is currently Chairman of the Eucutive Committee of Scripps-Howard
Ritchie ts a Harvard graduate and has been on die Board moe June. 1983. Nol surprisingly, he is also the chair of the fundraising committee. Ritchie »i!l resign from hb position as CEO of Wesiingbouse Broadcasting and Cable. Inc July I. 1987, He has a lot of pirns.’ Gibson said ’One of them b to spend more time ssith the University of Denver.’
The results of Estlow's and Ritchie's commitment can be seen all over campus. It b especially reflected in the attitudes of marugrmer.t and students The question of which professor or program util be the neu to go is no longer an issue, thanks to these two men and the Board of Trustees
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(kdoofor Dxith Smith arj Gewraor RkkcrJ Linn
Lamm Accepts “A Dream Job at a Dream University”
Tfct University of Denver is expacd.ng its bonaons into the fjeid of cookaponty » Sept. I ?'. with the arrival of foe-net Ccfcndo Governor Richard Lamia
Lamm, a graduate of DUs College of Law. will join the University at a full professor and chair of the Center for the Study of Contemporary Issues This is a dream job at a dream Unisenity he said.
The Center's goal according to Chancellor Dwight Smith, is to ‘draw scholars from on and off campus to discuss and analyze the problems facing society.' He said he sees the Center as 'a catalyst to being different people with different interests together to address the common problems of society.'
The issues Lamm pinpointed are familiar to his themes as gover-
nor higher education. tnedx-al care, overseas competition and reform of the legal system. The institutions that have made our nation prosperous.' Lamm said, 'are not sulTscicr.t to keep our nation prosperous into the ncit decade and the next century
While universities like Harvard. Princeton and Minnesota house similar programs. DUs Center wil be the fust of its kind in the west There is a void between the West Coast and wherever you want to draw the line.' Lamm said 1 don't want to say I'm going to sun Up a think tank to compete with the Hoover Institute We're simply a Center
Lamm stressed he ‘would like to try to add to the public exposure of the good tilings' DU profesvas are doing 'I'm hem as somebody with frontline experience. I want to help recognize other people's scholarship'
He added there are a number of scholars at DU who c»M nuke the jump from academic to influencing pubis; policy. 'It is that crucial linkage I'd like to make at DU
It is not fully deeded whether Lamm will teach or. a regular basis, but he is expected to bring his course. Hard Choices, to DU. The class focusses on the tough decisions to be made in the public arena or. the economy, health care, pensions, immigration and education The Center will build on this concept making the University a place for dialogue.
Lamm was a professor at DL s law school before his election to the state house in 1974 He now says be is 'delighted to be oomi borne to DU. It is a special University to Colorado and even more so personally.
- Mary Taaoi
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