The Union College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of
Prof. Tim Olsen, will perform on Friday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m. in Reamer Auditorium. Special
guest percussionist Ray Kaczynski will give the local premiere of Olsen's Immoderate
Acts for trumpet and percussion.
October 19, 1998
1. The minutes of October 12, 1998 were approved.
2. Danette Slevinski discussed student concerns about the
elimination of the dance program. Linda Cool explained that the half-time position was
funded by an alumnus' gift, that the gift is not being continued, and that the dance
program would return to the level at which it existed prior to the gift. Linda Stanhope
reported that Hilary Tann wished to continue the half-time dance position.
3. The calendar discussion resumed. The question of
whether or not the AAC should bring forward a semester proposal was debated further. There
was a feeling on the part of some members that the AAC was committed to bring forward a
proposal for a vote. There is great concern among a number of faculty that the five-course
teaching load will not be implemented, and that this would undermine the benefits of a
The College's United Way campaign runs through
“We're hoping to make this our most successful
campaign and we need every one's help to do it,” say Kathy McCann and Rich
Patierne, campus co-chairs for the drive. “Please consider a generous contribution to
The College has increased funding over the past two years
by some 58 percent. Last year, the College received the “Spirit of Giving” award
for increasing dollar and donor totals to $34,788 and 362 donors.
For information on the campaign, call Patierne at ext.
6187 or McCann at ext. 6093.
The Union College Theater program presents Metamorphosis,
a play by Steven Berkoff adapted from the short story by Franz Kafka. Director is
Prof. William Finlay.
The play runs through Oct. 31, and Nov. 4 through 7. All
performances are at 8 p.m. in the Yulman Theater.
Metamorphosis is based on the familiar but macabre
tale of a man who is suddenly turned into a giant cockroach. Berkoff takes the premise and
fuses music and the surreal with physical movement and text to create a landscape of high
Set design is by Charles Steckler, lighting by John
For ticket information, call the Yulman Box Office at ext.
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