USD President's Report 1985
USD law professor Edwin Meese makes guest appearance on campus and participates in question and answer session with law students. Gift income to the university for the fiscal year ending August 31 totals a record $6.9 million. October Students raise funds for victims of Mexico City earthquake. Monsignor Richard Duncanson , San Diego Padre first baseman Steve Garvey and land developer Harry Sum mers are named to Board of 1rustees. The Institute for Christian Ministries, offering courses designed for both professional and lay people in min istry, is inaugurated. Student Affairs Office sponsors week of activities to promote alcohol awareness among students. More than 500 participants from nine states attend 15th annual Far West Regional Conference on Women and the Law, hosted by USD's Women in Low student organi zat10n.
August Dr. Dennis Rohotyn, professor of phi losophy, begins new radio series, "Fallacy Farm." T he program dis cusses foibles in argumentation. September Fall semester opens with record enrollment of 5,265 students. President Author E. Hughes calls for an increased emphasis on interna tional affairs in the university's cur riculum during an opening of the semester address to faculty . National Democratic Socialist leader Michael Harrington speaks on the U.S. Bishops Pastoral Letter on "Catholic Social T eaching and the U . S . Economy" during guest appearance on campus. The San Diego Law Center , a JOlnt project of the USD Law School and the San Diego County Bar Associa tion, forms blue ribbon commission to study quality and cost effective ness of criminal defense services for the poor. U.S. Attorney General and former
Tom Burke, vice president of stu dent affairs, is re-elected president of the West Coast Athletic Con ference. Duncan McCosker, instructor of fine arts, participates in group photo exhibition at the National Museum of American Art (Smithsonian Institution.) June Law School professor Bernard Siegan is appointed by President Reagan to the Commission on the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution. Dr. Mary Ann Houtman, assistant pro fessor of nursing, presents paper, "From Sick-Role to Self-Care: Impli cations for Health Care Delivery," at International Congress of Nurses in Tel Aviv, Israel. July Site preparation beginsfor the $10 million University Center, USD's future hub of campus life. T he 76,000- square-foot building is slated for completion in September, 1986.
USD signs agreement to provide volunteer student and faculty to support Kit Carson Elementary School. Dr. Edward DeRoche, dean of the School of Education, is appointed to national Commission on Alternative Credentialing of Teachers. T he 29th annual Auxiliary Fashion Show raises $25,000 for finan cial aid. Dr. Lorry Williamson, assistant pro fessor of speech, presents paper, "Trial and Retrial by Local Media: The Case of Mayor Roger Hedge cock" at national convention of the Speech Communication Association. Hon. Robert Bork , member of the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, delivers the first Sharon Siegan Memorial Lecture on the sub ject of "Economic Liberties and the Constitution." More than 500 attend the Dean's Boll, a gala event which raises nearly $100,000 to support faculty research and scholarships. November
Law graduate Lisa Burdman and friends duringJune's commencement ceremony
Enrollment hit a record 5,265
Attorney General Edwin Meese
The University Center under consrrucnon
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