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Hove, Arthur (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 62, Number 15 (July 1961)

Dr. Norman O. Becker,   pp. 28-29


Page 28


Dr. Norman 0. Becker is shown here with his family as they enjoy one of their
favorite pastimes-sailing on Lake Winnebago.
Shown with Dr. Becker, from left, are: Julie, 9; Mrs. Becker; Mary, 14; Jim,
12; and Connie, 7.
New WAA President a Distinguished Surgeon
                     Dr. Norman 0. Becker
T HE FORTUNES of the Wisconsin
   Alumni Association for the coming
year are in the strong, sure hands of
Dr. Norman 0. Becker. He is the third
medical man to be named to the presi-
dency of the Association, and only the
second to hold the office in the last
fifty years.
  Speaking at the Centennial Dinner,
Dr. Becker had a great deal to say about
the ways in which the Association could
continue to expand on its tradition of
service to the University. As the Asso-
ciation enters its second century, Nor-
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man Becker feels that Wisconsin alumni
should seriously consider:
  " The prospect of forming a Student
     Member Association-a sort of
     J.C.C. of future University alumni;
  *  If it is economically feasible, con-
     sider extending free membership
     to seniors for an additional 2 or
     3 years, until such time when the
     new alumnus has a greater appre-
     ciation for the University and has
     had a chance to establish himself
     professionally;
* To encourage outstanding students
   to attend the University;
* To encourage the University to
   accept the advice and counsel of
   its sons and daughters who have
   established themselves as respon-
   sible members of society. Specifi-
   cally, this could be accomplished
   through a Board of Visitors in
   each college, the furtherance of
   guest alumni lectures and semi-
   nars, and an increase in opportu-
   nities for the student to become


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