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Egstad, H. M. (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 36, Number VII (April 1935)

Sheer, Harry
Tracksters and boxers show 'em how,   pp. 206-210


Page 208


208                                                                The Wisconsin
Alumni Magazine
Alumni and Students to Celebrate                       Sigma Delta Chi, Theta
Sigma Phi, and Coranto,
                                                     student journalism groups,
will all assist in the cele-
     School of Journalism       Anniversary          bration.
                                                        The Coranto dinner
Saturday night will be held
MORE than 1,500 alumni of the School of Jour-        in the Round Table room.
Arrangements are being
    nalism, scattered in all parts of the nation have  discussed for a general
alumni dinner at the same time
been sent special invitations to return to the campus of  in the Old Madison
room of the Memorial Union.
their alma mater for the Journalism Week-End to be  For those not dancing,
cards will be played in the
held April 11 - 14, it was announced recently by    Old Madison room.
Alfred Willoughby, general chairman of the event.
  Thirty years of instruction in journalism at the
University will be celebrated at the event by Wiscon-  Approve Increase of
Alumn
sin newspapermen and School of Journalism alumni                        
   o           r
and students. Wisconsin 30 years ago instituted the            Members on
Board 0f Visitors
first course in journalism anywhere in the country.  A LUMNI representation
on the Board of Visitors
The instructor in the course was Dr. Willard G.          has been increased
from four to six by action of
Bleyer, now head of the school and dean of the na-  the Board of Regents
at their meeting on March 13.
tion's journalism teachers.                          This is a successful
culmination of a plan worked out
  So that students and members of two state organi-  by the Public Relations
committee of the Alumni
zations-of editors and publishers can participate in the  Association, headed
by Lewis L. Alsted, '96.
celebration, Journalism Week-End will be held during   It is believed that
the increased alumni representa-
the school year rather than at reunion time in June,  tion will effect a
more active board and one which
Mr. Willoughby explained.                            will more adequately
represent the thousands of
  Main events on the tentative program are:          alumni in the state.
Formerly the Alumni Associa-
  Thursday, April 11   Gridiron banquet of Sigma    tion, the Board of Regents,
and the Governor each
Delta Chi, journalism fraternity.                    appointed four members
to the board. The Regents
  Friday, April 12-Journalism dinner under joint    and the Governor will
now appoint three each.
auspices of Wisconsin Press assn., organization of     In their action last
month, the regents approved
weekly newspapers, and the Wisconsin Daily News-    "in principle"
the alumni increase, and then directed
paper league.                                        the executive committee
to establish a schedule of ap-
  Saturday, April 13-Journalism    Alumni -day;     pointments.  That schedule
will probably provide
alumni luncheon at Memorial Union at noon; brief    that the Association
will be permitted to make ap-
business session followed by social gathering in after-  pointments to fill
vacancies caused by the first expira-
noon at Maple Bluff home of Mr. and Mrs. H. H.       tions of terms of present
members appointed by the
Brockhausen; Founders' Day dinner of Coranto,        regents and the governor.
journalism sorority, at Memorial Union at night:       Regent Harold M. Wilkie,
'13, reported that a
possibly a general alumni dinner; Journalism dance  committee of the regents
had discussed the matter
in Tripp Commons.                                    with Governor La Follette
and that he was in accord
   Sunday, April 14-Informal gathering of journal-   with the plan. President
Frank stated that he had
ism alumni in Memorial Union, probably with dinner.  been considering a plan
for the complete taking over
                                                                     of the
Board of Visitors by the
                                                                     Alumni
Association but made no
                When the Journalists celebrated five years ago       recommendation
on the matter at
            at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Brockhausen, '23     the meeting.
                                                                        The
present alumni representa-
                                                                     tives
on the Board of Visitors are
                                                                     B. A.
Kiekhofer, '12, Milwaukee;
                                                                     Ralph
Balliette, '23, Platteville; F.
                                                                     H. Dorner,
'05, Milwaukee; and
                                                                     Mrs.
Lucy M. Johnson, '94, Madi-
                                                                     son.
                           0 J                                -        The
remaining eight members of
                                                                     the
present board are Mrs. Charles
                                                                _  _R. Carpenter,
'87, Madison, George
                                                                     P. Hambrecht,
ex-'96, Madison,
                                                                     Loyal
Durand, '9 1, Milwaukee,
                                                                  and Alfred
C. Kingsford, '98, Bara-
                                                                     boo,
appointed by the Board of Re-
                                                                     gents,
and W. W. Kelly, Green
                                                                     Bay,
Mrs. Allan J. Roberts, Mil-
                                                                     Waukee,
Dr. E. L. Schroeder,
                                                                     Shawano,
and Carl J. Hesgard, Or-
                                             A                      ~~~~~~~~fordville,
appointed by the govern-
                                                                     ors.
                                                                        Don't
fail to make your plans to
                                                                     attend
the June reunions this year.
                                                                     For
full details see page 204.


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