Scott, Walter E. (ed.) / Wisconsin Academy review
Vol. 5, No. 3 (Summer 1958)
Hole, Francis D.
State and Academy news, pp. 136-141
136 Wisconsin~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~- Acaem Review- STATE AND ACADEM1Y NEWVrS THE ACADEMY'S 88TH ANNUAL MEETING (Whitewater, May 3-4, 1958) By Francis D. Hole, Sec'y-Treas. Convening in the new Administration-Library Building at Wisconsin State College, Wlhitewater, the 88Xb Annual meeting of the Wisconsin Academy was held on May 5, 1958. Twenty-five papers were presented at three separate sessions in the morning and the afternoon was given to a symposium on the Kettle Moraine area. Seven speakers helped members familiarize themselves with the area which was to be toured on the field trip the following day. About 120 persons registered. Junior Academy sessions were held in Lucy Baker Hall where 16 papers were presented. Following the late afternoon business meeting, a well- attended reception was held in the Exhibit Room of the Library, where art of the Kettle Moraine both by professional and student artists was displayed. The Annual Dinner at the Country Club honored HUGO W. ROHDE, Academy member of longest standing, with almost 140 in attendance. As toastmaster, WALTER SCOTT intro- duced President ROBERT C. WILLIAMS of the State College, who ex- pressed a welcome to both Senior and Junior Academy members. ROY J. CHRISTOPH announced winners of the Wisconsin Science Talent Search and presented JANE KARAU, winner of the Wisconsin portion of the Westinghouse Science Talent Search. The Presidential Address by Rev. RAYMOND H. REIS, S.J. told of a Study in Human Genetics. The evening ended on an entertaining note as JOSEPH J. CHOPF discussed Science and I4agc and gave many "demonstrations." Over 100 people participated in the guided bus tour of the Kettle Moraine on Sunday, May 4. Prof. WARREN C. FISCHER was tour leader and EMIL P. KRUSCHKE, botany leader. The Academy was pleased to have a veteran reporter of the Milwaukee Journal, Academy member LEWIS C. FRENCH, present during all sessions and his stories were augmented later by a three-page feature on the field trip in the Rotogravure Section. Annual Business Meeting The Annual Business Meeting was called to order at 4 p.m. in the Audio-Visual Room of the Administration Building. An amendment to the Constitution, providing for a president-elect, was read by the President, Rev. RAYMOND H. REIS, and unanimously approved by the approximately 60 members attending. Also unani- mously approved was an increase in active membership dues to f4 and family membership to $5. Treasurer HOLE presented a summary of his report to the Council, explaining that although the present outlook is for a deficit of $2,000 during the next 11 months, as of April 1, 1958 the Academy had a balance of $2,000. The report was accepted. Mr. HOLE as Chairman of the Nominating Committee, read the slate of officers proposed for election and a unanimous ballot in favor was cast. Editor of the TRANSACTIONS, JAMES A. -1 136 Wisconsin Academv Review
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