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The Press. (Cortland, N.Y.) 1972-1990, April 07, 1989, Image 1

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Forum held to \Meet the Candidates\ By PAMELA R. KUJAWA Co-news editor On Tues. Apr. 4, a \meet the candidates\ forum was held in the Exhibition Lounge in Corey Union for all candidate~ running for CCSA offices. The forum provided a chance for' candidates to address questions from the audience related to the their plat- forms. The panel consisted of presidential candidates Todd WarrenandChrisDorfman; vice- presidential candidates Scott Welling, Debi Tracy and Chris Kirk (who withdrew his candi- dacy on Wed.); and the sole candidate for Treasurer, Scott Roman. Each candi- date was allowed a 3 minute opening speech which was used by most to state why each felt they were the most qualified for the position desired. Questions followed from audience mem- bers. Each candidate was given a 2 minute answer period. Todd Warren, a junior at Cortland, feels he is most qualified for the position because he has experience and compe- tence to get the job done. He stated that he wants to bring Cortland College together.Chris Dorfman also feels that he is the most qualified because of his experience. Dorfman said that he fought to keep the student gov- ernment in the student's hands. Scott Welling said in his opening speech that when it comes to the Activity Fee money, \Your voice will be heard and acted upon.\ His opponent, Debi Tracy stated that her qualifications make her the outstanding choice for vice-president and was even voted the Outstanding Student Leader of88-89. Scott Roman wants to \Put experience back in office.\ He also wants to see a big club involvement next year. The most addressed is- sue of the forum regarded the prejudice and discrimination problem on campus, which all candidates had a chance to ad- dress. Warren stated that he had been involved with the CCSA task force, Kristillinach commit- tee to alleviate discrimination, and took part in the march Wednes- day night. Chris Dorfman stated that he had worked with the task force on campus. Welling said that he had an active role in work- ing with the minority population on campus while Tracy said that her most prevalent work in this area was her position as president of A.W.A.R.E. One question asked the vice-presidential candidates what extra projects they were planning to work on in their outside time. Scott Welling wannts to work on S.C.A.T.E. (Student Course and Teacher Evaluation). He also wants to work on a transportation system to alleviate the parking problem on campus. Tracy wants to stengthen communiccation I ins between students, faculty and the Cortlandcommunity. Shewould also like to work on the further expansion of off campus hous- ing, and T.A.B.S.(TheAdvisory Board For Students). Tracy also said that she would like to work on a shelter for discrimination · that would be located in Corey Union instead of the fourth floor of the Miller building. Michael Paul,candidate for president, was unable to at- tend the candidate's forum be· cause he had to appear before the Judicial Review Board because his eligibility to run was in ques· tion. Scott Roman closed the evening by thanking all those who attended and told everyone to \Be an educated student voter, and get out and vote.\ Highly qualified candidate appointed provost By PAMELA R. KUJAWA Co-flews editor G. David Pollick ha\ been appointed the new provost and vice president for academic affairs. His $K'i.OOO a year position will begin July 1.1989. Pollick, who is currently a dean at Seattle University in Washington. will be second to the president of the College in the administrative chain of command and will serve as acting pre~ident during times when the President is away. Pollick will be responsible for all the academic programs of the College and faculty personnel matters. Twenty-four teaching departmenb in the division of Arts and Sciencesand Profes!-.ional Studies will be under his direction. Also included are Graduate studies and continuing education. Pollick holds !-.Cholarly interests in aesthetics, phenomenology. modem philosophy. and the hi-.tory of philoso- phy. He is also interested in interdisciplinary humanities. ontology and the history of art. Pollick was twice named .. Teacher of the Year\ at St. John's University,andin 19n received the Kosciuszko Foundation Award in Torun, Poland. The new provost received his B.A. degree from the University of San Diego. an M.A. degree from the Univer- sity of Ottawa, a Ph.L. degree from St. Paul's University and a Ph.D. degree also from the University of Ottawa. According to the office of College Relations. Pollick served in the Navy with Submarine Flotilla ONE in the Pacific fleet from 1966 to 1968. He was a lecturer in philosophy at the University of San Diego from 1972 to 1973 and taught at the Aseltine School for the Neurologically Handicapped in San Diego during the same period. He later was a director of a Narcotics Rehabilitation Center for the Imperial County Diversion Program in El Centro, Calif.. and was a teacher of the emotionally handicapped at Finley Elementary School in Holtville, Calif. Pollick also served as chair of the Humanities Division at St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn. Many of his long list of J>apers about Roman Ingarden, a Polish phenomenologist, have been published. G David Pollick r----====-------------~=-----------------~=-~~----------------~ ousan expected or open house this weekend More than 2000 persons arc expected to attend the Seventh Annual Admissions Open House on Saturday, April 8. The pro- gram is designed for accepted freshman and transfer appl icanb who arc con~idering enrolling at Cortland for the 1989-90 aca- demic year. The program will begin at I Oam in the Ice Arena of the Park Center for Physical Education and Recreation. Campus tours will be conducted from !0:30am to 24 different programs and pres· entations relating to the academic. cultural, and social life on the campus. Buildings included on the tour:-. are the Dowd Fine Arh Center, Bowers Hall, Corey Col· lege Union, Sperry Center, and four residence halls - Randall, Bishop, Clark and Alger. ACADEMIC FAIR PLANNED The Academic Fair in the Park Center's Corey Gym- nasium will feature all academic 2pm and visitors may select form departments and major academic program-;. Faculty rcprc\ent:1 tive-.; will he availahk to talk with the pro<>pcctive <>tudent<> and membersoftheirfamilics. Many \ti.Jdcnt cluh\ and organi7atiom also will he reprc.,entcd at the program in Corey Gymnasium. Lunch will he served in the Ice Arena from noon to 2pm. Entertainment during the lunch period will be provided hy the College's Wind Ensemhle. Jan Ensemble, Brass Ensemble. and Gospel Choir. During the cam·

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