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Music Faculty Welcomes Texas Appointment

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma welcomes Dr. Dan Hanson as director of instrumental ensembles, it was announced this week by Dr. John Feaver, vice president for academic affairs.

Art Show Open to the Public

"Faces, Spaces, Things" is the theme of an art show on USAO's campus next Friday. Art major Sylvia Ferrell will exhibit her art­work in the Davis Hall Gallery from 7-9 p.m.

Ferrell will graduate from USAO next spring with a bache­lor's degree in art. As part of her graduation requirements, Ferrell is coordinating and presenting this exhibit.

After gaining a business degree in 1961, Ferrell went on to earn her Registered Nurse license in 1974. Beginning in 1985, Ferrell started working toward an art de­gree at USAO.

Acting Courses Now for Everyone


Not every student is an actor or artist, but at USAO all students must fill an "artistic expression" requirement.   "Now their options have been expanded slightly," announced Roger B. Drummond, associate professor of drama.

Under a new interpretation of the guidelines, students may take a class in basic or advanced acting to fill the requirement, he said.

College Presidents Irked Over Funding Changes


Representing the presidents of 18 Oklahoma colleges and uni­versities, USAO President Roy Troutt last week urged the Okla­homa State Regents for Higher Edu­cation to rethink their new method of allocating state funds.  Most college presidents were "surprised, disappointed, frustrated and concerned" over new funding levels, Troutt said.

Seminars Offered by USAO


Police, college edu­cators and social ser­vices experts have once again joined forces to present two one-hour classes at the University of Sci­ence and Arts of Ok­lahoma. The courses, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, are a joint effort be­tween three local in­stitutions -- the Women's Ser­vice and Family Resource Center, the Chickasha Police Department and USAO's sociology faculty.

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