Daily O'Collegian, 1979-12-04
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i historical society 2-c 1 bldg. bcwspapcr archives oklahoma citvi ok 73105 the ff- daily ocoibegian vol.85-no.fig stillwater, okla., tuesday. december4, 1979 newsstand copy 10c ' university president's job means big bucks top administrator's duties cost over $120,000 annually editor's note: o'colicglan reporter marty kufus spent three weeks studying financial records and interviewing university officials to prepare this account of the oklahoma state presidency. he was assisted in his research by jacquc lanicr-manning, an accounting student former osu employee. president, job definition, is v it.f " ' dr. larry roger top academician personnel manager for about 4,000 faculty staff members on campuses stillwater, city okmulgee. 22,000 students here, personification administration. alumni other benefactors, osu's premiere public relations man. president also a businessman, answering regents fiscal affairs oklahoma's largest university. duties are expensive ones; they may cost $120,000 $130,000 year. "you say, "is it worth it.' that's a decision someone else makes," said president i.awrence bogcr, referring to osu regents. ask why i'm president. it's because i enjoy helping people ... if was just the money, well, i'd have been doing something different 30 years ago," boger, osu's 17th "i've around institutions like this all my life," he added. in may 1977, board of regents for and a&m colleges voted hire boger at starting salary $49,500 per year. took office june 1977. is also tenured professor department agricultural economics. former dean college agriculture michigan state university, succeeded robert b. kamm as after 11 years, requested reassignment teaching duties. last june, set boger's annual $60,000, according university records. comparable with other oklahoma official ou william banowsky makes $59,500 year has expense allowances. an allowance $15,000 be spent "for anything would deem necessary duties his office," h. jerrell chesney, executive secretary board. current fiscal year, allocated $42,150 separate account used pay supplies, equipment, part-time help "whatever takes run r. mcglamery, comptroller. president's carpeted, burglarproof suite occupying the east end of first floor whitchurst hall. his office account does not pay the- salaries full-time staff working there, according to university records. when he is in office, often the president is traveling. for business close to home, drives a university-owned 1978 oldsmobile delta 88. he and other school officials also can be flown in one of osu's three twin-engine airplanes. this may occur when regents hold monthly meeting at one of the , smaller agricultural and ! mechanical colleges. or boger can use com- ; mercial airlines. for example. week he two vice pre lints flew to continued on page three the $200,000 official residence of osl' president dr. larry boger. assistant accused of test theft bypammackle six english department teaching assistants said monday they believe one of their colleagues either sold or gave a copy the review guide examination to students. copies test being given all students in 1113 were circulated allegedly for price living groups last week. however, had no proof charge and requested anonymity. "i heard ( person) say about li months ago, he would not be opposed selling an essay exam 'if right,' " assistant. gordon weaver, head, scores third have been voided new will this said, "still cannot prove" rgt seen by before was class. added "good cause believe" cheating did occur. weaver has reason suspect assistant prematurely. "if someone do it, that individual immediately terminated," said. whose co-workers allege involved distribution know i am guilty." another (the students, doubt it. it's most serious breach ethics point." is three times each semester and contains g5 questions on grammar spelling. the highest of three grades is recorded counts for 20 percent course grade. because belief widespread cheating did occur third test, another test will be given this week. "students take a new wednesday or thursday," weaver said. he added security measures increased examination. "tests not to instructors until just before they are students. kept in english conference room so anyone have go past my office get them," also, said students required write eighth documented essay. that 'essay was count 10 final grade tabulations. "that has been examination," "the now 25 grade." constitutes change syllabus, but changes announced class, grounds appealing grades. cleared procedures with offices george gries, dean arts sciences, dr. james boggs, vice president academic affairs research. make inquiries teaching assistants determine how examination obtained by "i'm skilled investigator, we won't lightly," "it costs money print continued page two 1-year probation declared for phi delt, lambda chi by larry solomon two oklahoma state university fraternities have been placed on probation interfraternity council's judicial board, according to letters sent the board's chief justice randy wedel. in a letter released by dean of student affairs robert sch-malfeld, phi delta theta fraternity was placed on social probation for next semester and conduct the fall 1980. another also dean, lambda chi alpha received year which began nov. 20. schmalfeld said he believed action taken against fraternities may have stemmed from an incident concerning alleged theft lumber during homecoming week. wedel refused to comment why taken. "i told them i wouldn't talk with anyone about this," said, "and am not going break trust those two houses me." added, that this matter concerns general public." one states: "phi will be limited functions spring semester, include: formal parties, any organized party, joint party other organization, sing, varsity revue rush parties." also, "any function must cleared through judicial board weeks before date function." president bob gibbens would neither confirm nor deny aware had been according letter, has 10 days appeal the action to dean of student affairs. jim jordan, ifc adviser, refused release any information concerning taken by board. schmalfeld, who released o'collegian, said questions specifics case could be answered best jordan. again, jordan had no comment. in letter sent phi delta theta, wedel said, "i regret that this must taken; however, under circumstances, i feel it is necessary." also a don rauner, president lambda chi alpha, decision place house on conduct probation. according letter, "lambda alpha should write formal apology indian meridian vo-tech school and offer assistance as civic project." was one location where lumber allegedly during homecoming. wrote, hope probation will serve reminder what happened not hinder growth your future." rauner comment against his house. mark fritze, president, only "formal warning" fraternity. "it unfortunate entire incident happen," fritze said.
|Title||Daily O'Collegian, 1979-12-04|
|Subject||Oklahoma State University-Students-Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals-Oklahoma; Stillwater, (Okla.)-Newspapers|
|Description||The student-run newspaper at Oklahoma State University from 1924 -|
|Publisher||Stillwater, OK; Oklahoma State University. 1924 -|
|Relation||The Daily O'Collegian|
|Rights||Copyright 2011 Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges. All rights reserved.|