USD President's Report 1985
January 57 USD students named to 1985 edition of Who's Who Among Stu- dents in Amen·can Universities and Colleges. Forrest N. Shumway, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the Signal Companies, Inc., announces $1.2 million challenge grant to USO - one of the largest corporate gifts ever made to a pri- vate organization in San Diego. A new book authored by Dr. Den- nis Rohotyn, professor of philosophy, The Reluctant Naturalist: A Study of G.E. Meere 's "Pn·ncipia Ethica," is accepted for publication. Dr. Patrick Drinon , associate professor of political science, is featured speaker at the World Affairs Coun- cil meeting on the topic of "NATO and the Soviet Bloc: A New Begin- ning." February Fr. Don Berrigan , SJ., addresses "Peace-A Past Promise" m guest appearance on campus.
Social Science Association annual meenng. Dr. Joan Anderson , associate profes- sor of economics, is named a Woman of Achievement by the President's Council of Women's Service, Busi- ness and Professional Clubs. Sr. Solly Furay, vice president and provost, receives distinguished service award from the Western College Association for her work with the association's accrediting teams. May USD students join with other San Diego college students in dance-a- thon to raise money for poverty- stricken areas in Mexico. Low School sponsors conference on "Immigration Rights in Transition." Sheldon Krantz , dean of the Law School, receives San Diego County Bar Association award for "outstand- ing service to legal education." 1,283 students graduate during USD's commencement ceremonies. A record 712 undergraduates receive baccalaureate degrees.
Michael Novak , resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, presents guest lecture on U.S. Bishops Pastor- al Letter on "Catholic Social Teach- ing and the U.S. Economy." Dr. Don Peterson, professor of chem- istry, completes study of potential barriers to increased coal utilization during his sabbatical in Washington, D.C. He served as a member of a Congressional subcommittee on fossil and synthetic fuels. March USD Symphony Orchestra performs memorial concert co benefit Anne Swanke Music Scholarship fund. USO Law School alumni Peter Nunez , U.S. Attorney for San Diego, and North County Superior Court Judge Gilbert Nares receive Law School's Distinguished Alumni Awards . The Philip Y. Hahn School of Nursing hosts national conference on "The Economics of Health Care: Chal- lenges and Imperatives for Nursing"
co commemorate 10th anmversary of the school's founding. USD and Hubbs-Seo World Research Institute announce ·partnership to offer San Diego's first undergraduate marine studies program. Bernard Siegan, distinguished pro- fessor of law, gives keynote address at national conference on "Afford- able Housing for the '80s: A Con- flict of Rights ." A new book by Dr. Doris Durrell , associate professor of psychology, The Critical Years: A Guide for Dedi- cated Parents, is published . Apnl Low School co-sponsors national conference on "The Press, Libel and American Freedom" featuring CBS attorney David Boies. Los Angeles Time Pulitzer Prize- winning cartoonist Paul Conrod speaks on "The Madness of Policies." Sr. Maureen Cronin, associate pro- vost, presents paper on "Canadian- American Mutual Defense Agree- ments in the 1980s" at the Western
USD President Author E. Hughes and Hubbs-Sea World Research Insti- tute President and Executive Director William Evans
Signal Co.'s Forrest N. Shumway
Fr. Dan Berrigan
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