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The Press/Friday, September 26, 1986/NINE Cheney next in line for rennovations By D.(\NETTE GILSON sions as to when the project williJegin or ho,w long it will take, said Franco. \ syster1'1 installed. Franco said this system will separate Cheney Hall from Brockway and Degroat SeveraJ State University College at Cortland ad- mihistrators met with representatives from the New York State Dormitory Authority last week in an at- tempt to develop plans for the rehabilitation oJ Cheney Hall, according to Ray Franco, director of residence life. The Cheney re.habilitation project has been scaled down from a total remodeling of the dorm to im- provements made in three areas, according to Fran- in terms of fire evacuation. - Students living in Cheney will no longer have to evacuate the building -when the alarm goes off in Degroat and Brockway. The Dormitory Authority is a state run agency that leases residence halls to all SUNY schools. This agency provides funds for any major repairs anp must also find contractors to do the work, Franco said. 'Although some work ~as scheduled to begin this spring, tlte Dormitory Authority has made no decision as According to Franco there will also be a total remodeling of the bathrooms in the hall. This bathroom overhaul project is much larger than the project in Degroat hall this past summer, Franco said. The college expressed its concern to the Dor- mitory Authority about the punctual completion of this project, Franco said. The representatives \seemed to be sensitive to our need to finish the project on time,\ said ·Franco. · The administrators, Franco; John Kozlowski, facilities program coordinator; Ron Peck, maintenance supervisor; and Bill Williams, head station engineer of the heating plant, agreed that ii'nprovements were needed in Cheney Hall to make it a safer and better dorm 'for the future, .franco said. to when the project wiD begin ' co. He also said that the Dormitory Authority has already approved these changes. After the problems created by the late finish of . the Degroat project this fall, Franco said that there will be a hefty penalty clause in the contract with the workmen. He said that this penalty will include the expenses incurred by housing students outside of the dorm if the project is not completed on time. Although some work was scheduled to begin th~s spring, the Dormitory Authority has made no dec1- There will be a total replacement of the electrical distribution system in the dorm, F'fanco Siiid. Cheney will also be brought up to date with current fire codes. This means there will be a new fire alarm, Fan to Spend next summer in China By MAUREEN B. JOYCE Political science professor, Dr. K.H. Fan, will be spen- ding next summer in the Peo- ple's Republic of China ad- vising various universities on the development of a cur- riculum for an American Studies Program. His work will be made possible by a grant from the United Na- tions. - The graduate program started by Fan in September 1985, includes courses in American politics, economics, culture, and modernization. Some of the institutions participating in t he prograu1 are Fulian University in Shanghai, Nan- jing University in Nanjing, and Bdjifig University in Bei- jing. Fan, who spends his sum- mers as the dean of the In- stitute of International Study at Huangl)e University, said the program has been \well received\ by students. Enrollment in -the American Studies Program is currently at 45 students but is expected to increase rapidly, he said. Huanghe University, one of China's major universities was the first to offer \the pro- gram. Founded in 1949 it was modeled after the American university system rather than tile Russian system, which The LATIN STUDENTS UNION. cordiany invites you to its GENERAL MEETINGS Sunday from 6- 7pm Room 209 of Corey Union. ALL ARE WELCOME How about SUNDAY BRUNCH . at .ll:P.JJ~(f~!G'~ ? 10:30·2:Do for information ond resetvotlons call7-53·9800 Homemade Pastries Croissants and Bagels Omelets Quiche Crepe Pancakes h Toast 89 Main Street Downtown tor,tland i------llli.-----•A -·:· was the only system used to this point. The American Studies Program courses are Fan, who came to State University CoDege at C()rtland · . as a professor in 1972, was raised in China. taught in English, and American ·Textbo()l<S are us- ed. Fan, wbo came- to State University College at Cort- land as a professor in 1972, was raised in China. He came to the United States to attend Bethel Col~ lege in Kansas. Fan continues to return to China each sum- mer. The United Nations grant, Fan said was given for the modernization of China, which is considered a Third World Nation. 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