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SIU Makes Effort To Meet Reauests Of Negro Group
SIU Makes Effort To Meet Reauests Of Negro Group
Item IDEgyptian19680409SIU.tif
TitleSIU Makes Effort To Meet Reauests Of Negro Group
AuthorInez Rencher
DescriptionUniversity officials are making attempts to meet the requests by an off-campus black students organization fbr innovations in curriculum,
staff and work opportunities fbr the benefit of black students and Carbondale residents,
Original Publication SourceDaily Egyptian
Date1968 March 9
Volume49
Issue120
SectionEducation
Page(s)1
Digital File Format.TIF (Tagged Image Format)
Digital File PublisherSpecial Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
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CollectionDaily Egyptian Diversity News Archive (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
TranscriptSIU Makes Effort To Meet Reauests Of Negro Group

By Inez Rencher

University officials are making attempts to meet the requests by an off-campus black students organization fbr innovations in curriculum,
staff and work opportunities fbr the benefit of black students and Carbondale residents,
Darryl Madison, a spokesman for the student group, said both long range and immediate requests were made Friday in a meeting with officials. Among the immediate proposals listed by the organization are the following:
1. The use of the university nursery by residents of the northeast section of Carbondale. so that black mothers from the area can work and have their children tended.
2. Aid by the university in the training and employment of black youths In areas Inducting food service and maintenance,
3. The hiring of qualified black counselors, advisers and instructors by the University,
4. The incorporation of specific courses in black
history, music and art.
5. I The Initiation of a Martin Luther King Scholarship fund for black students from the ghettos.
6. The listing of Black Recognition Day, May 19, birthday of Malcolm X, on the University calendar. "As far as academic affairs are concerned, the administration is giving most
careful attention to various aspects of its program, both In SIU and In the commfinlty, fbr the benefit of the disadvantaged minority, " Robert MacVicar, vice president of academic affairs said.
MacVlcar also said the administration will give "more appropriate recognition " to minority groups, especially to the blacks and their achievements and culture.
Madison made a public announcement of the requests at a memorial service for Martin Luther King Jr, Monday morning at the Arena.
At the service members of the community and the University eulogized King. Par-
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LanguageEnglish
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