Issue: 4

COLLEGE NEWS

- Open forum with President Jischke Oct. 27

- Seminar on USDA competitive grants program

- More female undergrads in college

- Land manager named for Experiment Station

- World Food Prize awarded

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- Attitudes of college freshmen

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C O L L E G E N E W S

OPEN FORUM WITH PRESIDENT JISCHKE OCT. 27

College of Agriculture faculty and staff are invited to an open

forum with President Martin Jischke at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct.

27, in the CCUR Theatre, 1951 Food Sciences Building. President

Jischke's visit to the college also includes meeting with ag administration,

college cabinet, ag council executive committee, and faculty in

agricultural economics and the Center for Agricultural and Rural

Development.

SEMINAR ON USDA COMPETITIVE GRANTS PROGRAM

At noon on Monday, Oct. 24, a seminar on submitting proposals

to the USDA National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program

will be held in 133 Meat Lab. Susan Lamont, Experiment Station

assistant director, will give an overview of the program and offer

tips on proposal preparation. Bring a brown bag lunch; beverages

and cookies provided. For more information: 294-3629 or 294-4544.

MORE FEMALE UNDERGRADS IN COLLEGE

Women now make up about 35 percent of the College of Agriculture's

undergraduate enrollment, compared to 31 percent last year. The

number of female undergraduates increased by 125 from last year

(to 905), while male undergrads enrolled fell by 18 (to 2,594).

The pre-veterinary program has the most women enrolled, 167. The

department with the largest gain in women was animal science,

with an additional 54 enrolled this fall.

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