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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta April 11, THI UTKUIDGI HUAID 5 University Construction Well Under Way OH WILSON Herald Writer 'Uimnky of Lethhridge ea its lew campus started Lethhridac UK, aad finally bee tat versiry with a home of its OWL The date WM Sept. i, aid Al- b-la Premier Harry Strom was (rm the acwr of tmniaf me first aodm the official sef He wasaby watched by oth- er of toe official party, aKtudiM Robert Clark. H. A. Otaon, federal tf Nefl Holmes, chairman of the U of L board U goveraon; CnaaceDor Judge L. S. TUT- eotte; Lei Halmrast, a U of L aeBator; C. W. dachester, act- inf-mayor; LaHoot Kelson, students' society president; and 'Dr. Andrew Stewart, chairman of the Alberta universities com- batical leave that President Dr. SIB Smith'WM forced to take. Dr. Smith was lafierinc from a oMerioratioB of a spinal disc. His And on Sept. 23, the first ten- der was let for the West Leth- bridge campos, to Lednc Con- struction Ltd. of Edmonton, whose contract in- volved initial site grading. But everything wasn't rosy for the U of L, aad when ac- tual construction cost esti-, males were made for the first design of the campos buildings. officials found that they would far exceed the budget of about 114 million. 'Several redesigns were snb- mitted for the academic bufld- ing by architects and finally on 14 a K, batting concept WM gtrem approval aad a model urrrefled. The academic building is 99 feet long and grows from aV bottom of a coulee yaBey through four floors of and six floors of dan- room t, laboratories, services and mechanical equipment levels. CoastractioD now weB-an- dmray, with Pooie Constrae- tion Ltd. luring been chosen as both project managers and con- struction contractors for the COQCTnC University students held a most-successful arts festival In March, and were involved in a fun-filled winter carnival with Lethbridge Community College student. Students' society president LaMool Nielson was appointed student representative on the Alberta Students' Assistance Board by the Afcerta Associa- tioo of Students, and the U el L organizedthe association's spring conference, held in March at the Buckhorn .Guest Ranch near Pincber Creek. The Friends of the Univer- sity, always working to provide scholarship funds for U of L. students, had a successful year raising more than for scholarships. The U of I, faculty of educa- tion was particularly active, changing its three-year bache- lor of education program to a four-year program, developing a successful education media centre and studies program, an education research centre and acquired an English education mobile laboratory a trailer unit that can be moved -any- where in the province. Education and Dr. Dorothy Lampard, professor of Stage 1 Model Of The New University Of Money, Money, Money It Takes A Deal For Education The balding wffl be partuOy finished and occupied when classes start in the fall of 1971, and by the end-of September an construction should be com- pleted. More than students are to enrol in the- first semester of the new campus. A number of special courses were offered for the first time by the university during 1969, but the most far-reaching one was the colloquium studies pro- gram, which atom students to design their own degree-study, nffliring whatever university courses and personnel they need, or if they prefer, only out- side people and books. The. first degree' Money what the Letfa- bridge education system spends a lot of. During 1989 me public sod separate school boards spent about between them, and this year spend about more, at This bought an' education in 1969-1970 for students in Grades 1 to 12 in be two dis- tricts, taught by. teachers in 22 buildings valued at 000 and wnn eojnpment and fur- nishings valued at The total inventory for build- ings and contents in both dis- tricts and with school construction and 27 have four years, 12 have five 'ears, saven have sue years zpd tone-have seven years of train- Their average salary loo was to The separate school district las six schools: one. juniorfleri- high school and five element- ary schools, phis one education and administrative centre. Their total value is jncludmg; for buildings graduate ntay be approved from the pro- gram-ttat Tbe U of L was part of an paign during that will con- tinue for several more years. All three universities in the province are involved in .the called the Three Al- berta Universities capital fund. The JAU campaign hopes to raise million through pri- vate .wffl be matched dollar for dollar by the Alberta government. Proceeds are to be used for special con- struction on the three cam- arid for centals. ranee for the total inventory costs about SALARIES The teachers' salary grid, ef- fective from Sept. 1, 1959, lo Aug. 31, 1970, and approved by the teachers and school boards in January, is as follows: Teachers wim one year of training, to depend- ing oh their years of experience; with two years of training, 950 to with three years of training, to with four years of training (the aver- to with five years'of training, to 125; with six years of training, to and with seven years of traning, to 975 depending on their years of experience. This was an increase of 7.35 per cent for the average .teach- er over their 1968-1969 salary. School coordinators receive an administrative allow snce bocus; ctmsullanls receive Principals receive their grii level salary plus plus per teacher for a staff of e-gh to 20 and an additional per teacher for a staff above 20. The maximum principal's allowance in Leihbridge is about Teachers' salaries total abou monthly payroll about edueahon and a reading spe- cialist, operated a special vol- unteer class for a number of 'Oung and other chil- ren, giving them remedial as- isUnce. The university became an of- Icial map depositary for the ederal government department of. energy, mines and re- sources, and now has thousands of dollars worm of topographi- cal maps of Canada which are open to the public. U of L President Dr. Sam Smith was one of'the featured speakers at the annual meeting of the Association of Universi- ties and Colleges of Canada, and told delegates to the Ot- iawa sessions that universities were in a "headlong rush to ir- relevance" and should change radically, developing new meth- ods of educating students for Ihe realities of today's social system. He suggested one method would be establishing claves" which would be non- degree education resource cen- ed for the fall 1969 U of L se- mester, sightly less tlian anti- cipated, and about reg- istered for the spring semester. The university predicts this fall University students spent a weekend taking 62 miles from the campus to Coutts, on the United States border, to "do our thing for the .U of and the first student to arrive was Pete Davidson About the same time, Presi- dent Dr. Smith was appointed to the Worth Commission on Edu- cational Planning as chairman of the task force studying all aspects of post-secondary edu- cation in Alberta, and the fu- ture needs. Three new members were ap- pointed to the U of L board of governors in 1970: Jim Gladstone Jr., of Cardston; Dr. James Oshiro, CoaWak; and Ralph Thrall Jr., of Leth- bridge. They replaced Paul Matisz, cf Ifiihbridge; L. J. Wright, Lelhbridge; and Alvin F. Bullock, Welling. The university student awards officer, Jules LeHotril- lier, released figures showing that two-thirds of all U of L students had received govern- tres to which scholars could go for the sake of simply learning. The university became a partner in a minion teles- cope project which seeks to es- tablish a major'observatory in Ihe Okanagan, taking over the Queen Elizabeth Telescope pro: ject scrapped by the federal government. About students regjeter- meof assistance in loans and grants. As of the end of January, 811 students had received an aver- age of each, and another 75 students were' expected to apply for money. The total U of L awards by then was At the "same lime, the depart- ment of education': announced operating.grants for the three provincial universities Witling only million about 85 per. cent of what the universities ,s said they needed. The sum wasy' later sweetened by a one-time- only million transitional grant. The U of L eveniually re- ceived million, about 000 less than it has said it needs to operate efficiently. This has forced some staff and program cutbacks for 1970-1971. The spirit of the' students wasn't dampened by the finan- cial problems and predictions of overcrowding: they just be- came incensed, and staged a demonstration in front of city hall that made provincial news. Students also applied for, and received, a liquor permit allow- ing them to serve bottled beer for four hours on campus dur- ing their Western Day celebra tjont, and installed two contra- ceptives vending machines in the'men's and women's rooms in the students' facilities buiding. puses, the U of L will re- ceive about million if the to- tal goal is reached. To date, about million has been received or pledged. TV U of held its second Convocation May 30, with rria- little pared to its excitement first a year car- eer, when proceedings ended m a student faculty administra- tion inarch in protest over gov- ernment waffling about where to put the university campus. Senator James Gladstone, Cardston, the first named to the Canadian senate, and me late Judge John H. Sis- cons, a former Lethbridge dis- trict court judge, were named first redpjents of U of L hon- uegretA, Guest speaker was Education Mimster Robert Clark, who said the U of L couM become I Tigtthottse university" for the nation, because of its osophy and because of personality of your president, Dr. W. A. S. ShiiUi warm community which meant the creation this university, and "partly be- cause of the quality of the grad- tornim? Convocation will be held May 3D in 1970, when A. E. Palmer, bead, of the Lethbridge Re- search Station for many years, and Moray Adaskin, com- at the Uni- versity of Saskatchewan. Sas- katoon, will be granted hon- orary Jegfm. The U of L Joined withThe JjClnDCVfjC HCTTlM tO flJXfWW the One Prairie Prnymce con- fw ence. of DOssMe oniiticil union f1 Ihe three PraHe provincw. More UUP 30 kfKjwn politicians and aca- demics, nnxt about 540 regis- (rants will attend the Mav 10 to 13 coufertnot at t h e Exhibi- tion Pavilion. of L the (o free in IKe unfortunate medical sab- FURNITURE Tbe 1970 approved budget fa about. to explore Catholic Central High School teaches all Grade S to 12 stu number. .There wen Ml teachrn the system, of whom 13 hav one year o! training, 21 hav yean, 21 have three years ;