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SUNDAY. JANUARY 22, 1928

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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LI TJLE APPEALS AT CENTENNIAL DINNER fOR
Pf1OD DATIflM WITH Al- IIMMI IIuIfRrSITv PI AN

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those relationships which existed versity. You were probably interest- time and energy to acquiring the same emotional and temporary nature, lead- of the experience which you have re-
when you were an undergraduate, ed as all of us were in our under- ,ort of an education which you, at , ing to a revulsion of feeling immed- ceived out in the world to come back
that the alumni unversity pleads for rauate ays in what we could get their age, believed to 1)0 full of ideal- 'iately afterward and to a desire to and talk with her on the basis of a
its right to exist and for ,our pe-ho avoid further contact. It is rather a much more true equality than was
sonal supporty out hUnivesiy anisnd oes. this slow lasting hand-clasp between you pssible when you were a student.
what we put in to it. Yet there were more real to them and to their suc- ,a vor tr, whch mst lekTese things muste clear to you if

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U UU I I] I U11 III I II ML U 1 1 1111UUI1I I 1 11 I I I l I "What can the university as it great teachers and great adminirstra-
exists at present give to you who tors while you were here who spent
are scattered over various parts of tertm n hi nryadwo
Addressing more than 500 alumni thusiastic and, if it is appealed to the state of Michigan and indeed of their time and their energy and who
4n the gigantic "Centennial Send-Off on the right basis, courageous and of the whole country? Obviously it can y l y tae sei es t imre
Dine"hed te1' high ideals. You, have all of you had yo t et y a pefc you with the sense of public service
Dinner" held last night at the Union, hts give you at best only an imperfectand to show you beauty and truth. To
Preidet Lttl oulind te pan the benefits of training at a univer si-1.
President Little outlined the plans ty whose aim was to inspire to es- picture of the details of its dlaily life, your ideals at present the alumni uni-
which he and others have formula tablish and to increase the spirit of 1 can try through moving pictures versity can give an opportunity to
ed for the University during the next yand through the agency of the Mich- show that the lessons taught by those
ten years which lead up to the cen-y igan Alumnus to keep you informed 'men and women were not in vain. It
tennial celebration in 1937. The full tent that Michigan has been able tojo= the details of some of its problems can arouse that spirit of eternal youth
text of President Little's speech fol- do this, you will tonight catch a and interests. Beyond these meth- which enables you to give directly to
lows: picture of what a new Michigan may ods, however, it can give you two the youth which is today and which
"You have been invited to come becme, When.I refer to a new Mich- definite things, one of them material is to come. That is a very great' op-
here as 'representative of a group of lgan, you must ez that and one of them idealistic. The na- 1 portunity. It may in itself become a
almost 65,000 alumni and former stu- no way criticizing the 01(. Even terial benefit which it can give to veritable spring of Ponce de Leon-a
these people whom we love most, as
dents of the University. Your pres- h you is in connection with your re- sping of "eternal youth," if you know
inicte teefre keni well as those institutions which we 1o si oncio ihyu e
once indicatesatherefore, a keen in- werishos destlyutars whpableocreation or business. It can keep how to drink of it. There are not
terest in the affairs of your Alma s ayou well informed and up to date in many enduring satisfactions which
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cesors, you are being given an op- to friendship of a different order, the alumni university is to become a
portunity to take part in a great ad- which must enable you on the basis reality."
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versity, the opportunity to give
and thought to your Alma Mater,
keep in touch and in correspond-
with her. To grow by what she
give you, and by what you can
her is a matter altogether to
and too big to depend upon the
rgies or activities of any one man
ny one small group. The I-an, as
inally develops, must appeal to
in a thoughtful. permanent, con-
ctive sort of way. It is not the
I appeal of an 'institution in sore
d of funds, for additional endow-
nts or additional aid. It is not a
-time drive which is of a highly
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Mater. It is important for us, tonight,
to remember- that we may be at a
turning point in the career of your
LUniversity. For more than 50 years
Michigan has set the pace and the
standards for the state universities of
America. Tonight, perhaps she is
about to take the first steps towardt
a new standard. She has seen many
new sister institutions originate and
grow to proportions almost equal to
her own. She has seen many ap-
proximately her own age which have
developed a high grade of scholar-
ship. Through all these years, how-
ever, she has attempted and achieved
new things in education, and has as-
sumea leaership through initiative,
cQurage, originality and high ideals.
To Interest Alumni
"The problem with which we are
faced at present is to interest the
alunni in a new order of alumni
achievement. This purpose is entire-
ly different from anything ever at-
tempted by a university of our own
or of any other type. To do this it
wil be necessary to take for granted
at the outset that those of you who
are here tonight do not need any
arguments to convince you of Michi-
gan's high aims and of Michigan'sI
rea opportunities. If we are to do
anything at all which will last1
through the years and serve as an
impetus to further progress, it m'ust
be from the outset with the under-
standing that you are already con-
vinced of the value of a project of the
general type to be outlined and that
you are willing as individuals to lend
your weight to furthering it.

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some change ana grOwi d.
Undergraduate Analyzed
"What is an alumni university? This
may well be asked, and in order to
understand better what his involved,
let us for a moment analyze what is
an undergraduate or graduate uni-
versity of the type which is charac-
teristic of the University of Michi-
gan as it at present exists? A uni-
versity is a cooperative venture be-
tween the state which supports it,
its students and its faculty in com-
mon service and with common aims
and ideals. The state gives support
to the university and expects sup-
port from it. The faculty receives aid
from the state and is expected in re-'
turn to give their energy and wisdom
to the probltms of the state. The
students receive assistance from the
state and are its servants. They are
therefore expected to give in return
some of their energies and wisdom to
its problems. Similarly the faculty
and the students are fundamentally
interrelated for, a comon good and
presumably common ieals. This be-
ing the case, no alumni university
can be 'complete unless it is founded
cn the mutual basis of service to and
by the alumnus. He must receive
soirething from the organization as it
is planned,,iand he must give something
to it in return. He must enter into
full partnership with the other mem-
bers of the firm of State, Faculty, and
Students. It is the type of inter-
relationship so vivid and active in
one's college years which afterwards
is ant to becomeaattenuated or weak-
ened by distance, both physical and

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subjects which are of particular in-
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man, it can answer your questions so rapidly that at its close we find
or provide you with literature or a that we have not accomplished even a
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ture or other similar activities t ice. Yet there are here, within a Rap
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you in touch with the latest advances1
in design in that field. It can do a
great deal then, to aid you in those
matters which interest you either in
connection with your business or in
recreation.
Seeks Greater Interest.' U T T L E S
"Of course what your University
has done for you in the way of pro-_
viding you with interesting and fre-
quent athletic contests is obvous to
us all. It is the aim of the alumni
university to bring to your intellect
and emotions som-e greater perma-
nency of interest and opportunity for
support than comes to you through {
the athletic contests of your Alma
Mater. There are many greater con-
tests than those on the football field. ITo sure accommo
To be sure, they require a different ,
order of effort on our part, involving
, as they do our minds and our spirtis
in quiet steady service. Your un-
versity is ready and able to help you
all that it can in acquiring this new
!desire- that richness of life and
general cultural equipment which can
never be overdone, but which form, or Please make your re
should form, part of the equipment
of every well-rounded individual.
"The contribution to your ideals is

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University Scoo o Music
Maintained by the University Musical Society
Maynard Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan
The second semester will begin Monday, February 6

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Courses:
Faculty:

Upon completing the required courses of
of Music in Education, or certificates of

instruction the degrees of Bachelor of Music or Bachelor
graduation in Public School music may be earned.

Professional musicians desiring to coach or to pursue particular subjects may enter as special students.
Courses for High School students, beginners, and children are also offered.

Instruction is provided by the following teachers:

EARL V. MOOR E, Musical Director

Byrl Fox Bacher, Solfeggio
Glenn Carlson Sociology
Palmer Christian, Organ
Donna Esselstyn, Piano
Nicholas Falcone, Band Instruments
Marian Struble Freeman, Violin
Lucile Graham, Piano
James Hamilton, Voice
Theodore Harrison, Voice
juva Higbee, Methods
R. T. D. Hollister, Public Speaking
Nora Crane Hunt, Voice
Cassius Jolley, Solfeggio
Grace Johnson Konold, Voice
Edith Koon, Piano
Albert Lockwood, Piano
Samuel Pierson Lockwood, Violin
Glenn McGeoch, History of Music

Margaret MacGregor, Organ
Joseph E. Maddy, Methods
Guy Maier, Piano
Lois Maier, Piano
Martha Merkle, Piano
Maud Okkelberg, Piano
Lila Pargment, French
Hans Pick, 'Cello
Mabel Ross Rhead, Piano
Leon Slater, Psychology
Helen Snyder, Rhetoric
Otto J. Stahl, Piano and Theory
Nell B. Stockwell, Piano
May A. Strong, Voice
Walter Welke, Methods
Nora B. Wetmore, Voice
Anthony J. Whitmire, Violin

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Concerts:

In addition to concerts provided in the Choral Union, May Festival and Extra Concert series,
many Faculty concerts, organ recitals, etc. are given each year, free of charge, by members of the
faculty, the University Symphony Orchestra, freq uently assisted by out of town guest soloists, and by
University student musical organizations.
Through membership in the University Choral Union, the University Symphony Orchestra, and
numerous student recitals, students have abundant opportunities to acquire first hand experience in
public performance.

Expenses:

The University Musical Society is a corporation organized under
providing for the incorporation of societies "not forfinancial profit."
possible point compatible with sound business prin ciples.

a statute of the State of Michigan
All fees are placed at the lowest

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IIIFo further informationnDle'ase call ati the office. or send] for a cony of the school catalog.

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