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Volume LXXIX, Number 25
WCLL Champions, Yet Again
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Members of the men's lacrosse team celebrate their third
consecutive Western Collegiate Lacrosse League Championship
after a 14-10 win over Cal Berkeley on Sunday.
Please see page 20 for the full coverage of the Final Four.
Plans For New
Under ASWC President Andy McDonald,
a sub-council begins work on a new
format for the student government and
begins updating the bylaws.
by Andy Markowitz
QC Viewpoint Editor
The Council of Representatives is currently examining
ways to restructure the student
government system at Whittier
College for the 1993-94 school
Currently, the student government is set up as follows: a
president is elected by the students and there are a number of
offices underneath the president
which are also held by students.
According to President Pro Tem
Rhonda Ross, the new set-up
would consist of an executive
branch and a separate senate.
On the executive branch
there would be the student body
president, two vice presidents,
a treasurer, secretary and the
presidential cabinet. Ofthe vice
presidential positions, one
would be the head ofthe cabinet
and the other would be the head
The senate, the other
Please see COR pg. 4
Ken Kelly, the associate dean of student
activities, will not return next year as
Student Services is reorganized.
by Alec Mackie
QC News Editor
The College is waiting to
hire a replacement for Ken
Kelly, the director of student
activities who will not return
next year, until the new dean of
student life is hired, according
to Steve Gothold, dean of college
The QC recently confirmed
that Kelly will be leaving as of
next week; however, neither
Gothold nor Kelly would
comment on the reasons.
"The staffing decisions are
on hold," said Gothold. By
leaving the position open it
allows the new dean flexibility
in creating an entirely different
postion, Gothold said.
However, many students
who work with Kelly are ouraged
"It doesn'tmake any sense,"
sophmore Chris Matteson said.
According to Robin Hickin,
the chair of the Council of
Board, the adminsitration may
have felt Kelly took the side of
students on too many issues.
However, she said, "I don't
believe he was too much on the
side of students. He always had
a balanced point of view."
Andrew Gustafson, who
helped Kelly with intramurals,
said that Kelly was simply "too
student oriented for the
"If the reason he is being
fired is because he is too much
of a student advocate, then that's
b.s.," Gustafson said.
Kelly said he could not
comment on the reason why the
Please see KELLY pg. 4
Faculty Salaries May Increase; Still
Lower Than Comparable Colleges
by Angel Felix
QC Staff Writer
In a meeting held last
week by the Budget and Priorities Committee, a"five percent raise was recommended
as across-the-board for all faculty and staff," according to
Dean of Faculty and Vice
Salary increases are dependent on many factors.
Among them are academic
rank in faculty and the type
of institution. The
does not mean everyone will
receive a five percent raise.
With the increase proposal,
Furman "anticipates on some
improvement in that with the
inflation being low, some
people will get a little bit more
In the April 14 issue of
The Chronicle of Higher Education, the American Asso-
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Figures are average faculty salaries in thousands of dollars. Dashes
indicate an institution with no such rank or with less than six faculty in that
ranking. Figures were compiled by Maryse Eymonerie Associates for the
American Association of University Professors.
According to the AAUP Rating Scale, Whittier is in the 80th
percentile of Category IIA (Comprehensive institutions).
ciation of University Professors
did an annual survey to conclude that faculty salaries on
the national average did not substantially increase in the last
Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education
The survey, based on information from 2,269 institutions, stated as inflation
Please see PAY pg. 5
What's Inside: A Useful Guide to the Quaker Campus
caused by rain, the new
hall will open in June.
Ask a Trustee
Several students take
an opportunity to ask the
Board of Trustees about certain campus issues. Pg. 3
This week the HSA celebrates the true spirit of
Cinco de Mayo: self-determination. Pg. 11
The 'Good' Review
Josh Machamer's production of CP. Taylor's
'Good' receives high marks.
The QC sports staff selects the MVPs and ROYs
for the spring sports season. Pg. 18