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Campus Organizations

Open

Petitioning for

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Students

WAA Announces Posts
For Executive Board

Petitions are now available for
positions on the Executive Board
of the Women's Athletic Associa-
tion.
Coeds interested are invited to
attend a mass meeting at 5 p.m.
today at the Women's Athletic
Building. They m, y pick up peti-
tions at Barbour Gymnasium,
which are due Wednesday, March
2, in WAA President Margaret
Lord's box in the League Under-
graduate Office.
Interviewing for the presidency
will take place on Friday, March
4, while the other petitioners will
}fe interviewed the following week.
Announcement of the results will
take place in April on Installation
Night.
Athletic Convention
, The President will be announced
earlier, because she will. represent
the University at the semi-annual
National Convention of the Athlet-
ic Federation of College Women to
be held from March 30-April 2 at
Smith College in Northampton,
Mass.
There are many different posts
'open. The position of president is
open to Pny Junior. In addition to
orking as head of the WAA Board
with its special projects, she is
also a member of the League
Council.
Freshmen, sophomores and jun-
iors may petition for the remain-
ing jobs. The vice-president of
special projects serves as co-
Special Page
The Women's Staff hopes
students will save this page for
f u t u r e petitioning reference.
Due to space limitations future
stories on petitioning will be re-
served for new openings and
announcements.

sports for both men ar d women,
while the sorority, league house
and dormitory managers assist the
vice-president of student relations
with organization of WAA ac-
tivities in the residences.
In charge of WAA bulletin
boards and handling of secondary
projects is the public relations
chairman.
In addition positions of co-
managers for the co-rec clubs of
badminton, ballet, ice-skating,
modern dance and riding are open
to both men and women.
Coed Clubs
Managers of these clubs plus
the coed clubs of basketball, bowl-
ing, camp counselors, diving,
fencing, field hockey, golf, Michi-
fish, rifle, speed swimming and
tennis will be in charge of organi-
zation and planning of activities
of their group.
They will help the present man-
agers of clubs until the end of the
year.

THE PETITIONING PROCESS:
STEP 1: Students may pick up
their petitions for all League,
Assembly Asisociation, Women's
Athletic Association and Pan-
hellenic Association positions in
the League Undergraduate Of-
fice (opposite the elevator on"
first floor). Petitions for WAA
offices are also available at Bar-
bour Gymnasium.

STEP 2: Since experience is not
necessary for most positions,
students are urged to consult
The President's Reports volumes
containing a detailed report of
all positions along with sugges-
tions for the future. Available
for consultation in the League
library (third floor), the books
are collections of individual re-
ports of previous office holders.

STEP 3: Sally Lorber, chairman
of the League Interviewing and
Nominating Committee stresses
the importance of talking with
students now in office. Mass
meetings, open houses and cof-
fee hours are scheduled by all
organizations especially for this
purpose. The League interview-
ing committee will also hold of-
fice hours for students who
would like additional informa-
tion.

STEP 4: Besides answering the
routine questions on the peti-
tion (name, address, petitions
desired, etc.), students are re-
quested to attach additional
pages explaining the following:
why they are interested in the
position, what, in their opinion,
the duties are, their ideas for
the job and their experience, if
any, which applies to the posi-
tion.

STEP 5: Students return peti-
tion to the League Undergrad-
uate office and sign up for in-
terviews on lists located on the
bulletin board there. Interviews
are informal and usually last
between eight and 15 minutes,
depending upon the organiza-
tion. Interviewing committees
attempt to place the right peo-
ple on the right jobs. Coeds may
petition for any number of
positions.

Coeds To Vie
For Positions
With Panhel
Petitioning for affiliated women
for Panhellenic Association posi-
tions will be held approximately
the third week in March.
Petitions for the position of Jun-
ior Panhellenic President are due
at 5 p.m. today in the Undgrgradu-
ate Office of the League. Any
member of a pledge class who has
a 2.0 scholastic average may turn
in her petition and sign up for an
interview to be held between 3 and
5 p.m. Friday.
Panhellenic positions open to
junior women who will become sen-
iors next fall are offices of presi-
dent, two vice-presidents, treasur-
er, chairman of rushing chairmen
and public relations director.
In addition to handling finances
for Panhel, the treasurer will be
in charge of the pledge training
program. The chairman of rush-
ing chairmen will work with the
rushing heads of the individual
houses, helping to co-ordinate the
parties and other rushing plans.
Women who will be either jun-
iors or seniors may petition for
chairman of rushing counselors. It
will be the duty of this office to
head the group of women who will
temporarily disaffiliate themselves
from their sororities to advise
rushees.
The job of Panhel secretary will
be available to sophomore coeds.
Other positions which will be
opened to petitioning are those of
parliamentarian a n d assistant
rushing chairman.
Junior and sophomore places on
the secretarial committee and
three memberships on the public
relations committee will be filled
by interviews with the Panhellenic
Board without having applicants
write petitions.
President of Junior Panhellenic
Association will be selected from
the members of that group to head
the organization for the following
year.
Petitions may be obtained in the
League Undergraduate Office and
should be returned there.

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Junior Coeds Will Petition
For Senior Posts in League

chairman of the spring project
which is alternately Michigras or
Spring Weekend.
House Managers
The vice-president or student
relations is chairman of the house
athletic managers, who are in
charge of athletic events in the
various women's residences; while
the co - recreational chairman
heads the board composed of men
and women who are co-managers
of the co-recreational clubs.
She is also in charge of the Co-
recreational Nights at the Intra-
mural Building.
Taking the minutes of the meet-
ings is the job of the secretary;
"treasurer handles finances and
supplies requisitions.
, Also available is the position of
American Federation of College
Women representative. Her work
'includes corresponding with the
national and state AFCW and
keeping in touch with their activi-
ties. She also submits articles for
the AFCW publications.
y The co-rec tournament manager
directs the tournaments of various

More than 24 positions are open
to junior coeds, has they petition
this month for senior posts.
President of the League is nom-
inated by the Interviewing and
Nominating committee and voted
on by the Senate. The coed filling
this position will guide and co-
ordinate the numerous and varied
activities of the Women's League.
Planning and conducting the di-
visional meetings of the League
Council, meeting ;itli committees
and organizing tne Installation
Night program for the newly-elect-
ed officers will keep the coed filling
the position of Vice-President
busy.
Second Vice-President
The second Vice-President will
occupy a newly created office. The
woman holding this job will su-
pervise the Buro-Cats. In addition,
she will preside over the Ethel A.
McCormick Scholarship Commit-
tee and act as advisor during Sen-
ate meetings. This position is open
to sophomore women ,as well as
juniors this year.
Keeping the minutes of meet-
ings of the Board of Governors,
the League and the League Coun-
cil will be the principle duty car-
ried out by the League Secretary.
Taking her post. behind the
budget sheets, the coed filling the
job of Treasurer will compile the
composite budget and supervise
the expenditures and revenues of
the League.
Interviewing and Nominating
The busy coed taking over as
chairman of the Interviewing and
Nominating Committee will direct
the work of her committec mem-

bers and in addition will serve as
member of the League Council.
Taking minutes of meetings of
the interviewing committee, keep-
ing files of candidates and sched-
uling interviews are among the
chief duties of the Secretary of
the interviewing committee.
Organizing, managing and pub-
licizing the League Dance classes
will rest with the coed filling the
job of chairman of the dance
classes.
Dance Class Assistants
Finance Chairman and Senior
Captain of the dance classes will
assist the chairman of each proj-
ect and help obtain coeds to act
as hostesses.
Keeping a record of tutors and
students who want to be tutored
is the chief task of the chairman of
Merit-Tutorial. She will also keep
the lists of extra-curricular ac-
tivities of all women students.
The coed becoming chairman of
Orientation will provide group
leaders for the freshman and
transfer orientation programs.
She will also work with the men's
orientation leaders and chairmen
in planning the opening week ac-
tivities.
Varied Duties
Social and Booths Chairmen of
Orientation will help carry out the
varied duties necessary in pro-
viding a successful orientation.
Chairman of Women's Judiciary
will review the work of the various
House Judiciary and League House
Judiciary Councils and preside
over the Council when it hears re-
ferred cases. The Vice-chairman of'
Judiciary this year may be either
a senior or junior.
Community Service
Directing the work of the Com-
munity Service committee will be
the job of the coed who receives
thisrchairmanship. She will also
fill requests for short time volun-
teer services and keep a record of
the community service interests of
all women students.
Responsibility for the League Li-
brary and the Barbara Little Lis-
tening rooms will occupy the tal-
ents of the coed taking over the
position of Chairman of House
Committee.
The student chosen Chairman of
Public Relations will work with
other committees to publicize
League facilities, co-operate with
the Union to produce the Union-
League calendar and radio pro-
grams and publish the League
Lowdown.
Chairman of the Social Com-
mittee will take charge of Hatcher
Open Houses, bridge lessons and
dances.
Responsible for the part the
League plans in League Night dur-
ing Orientation week, the coed
taking over the position of Chair-
man of Special Projects will also
assist at try-outs and production
of Gulantics.
League House Offices
League House Judiciary Council
Chairman, Secretary and Member-
At-Large, as permanent members
and officers of the Council, will
have jurisdiction over minor dis-
ciplinary problems involving stu-
dents living in League Houses.

Petitioning Calendar
SENIOR POSITIONS IN LEAGUE:
1. Petitioning opened. .... ......Tuesday, Feb. 8
2. Open House... . . .........3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18
3. Interviewing committee office hours
......3 to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday, Feb. 14 to 19
4. Petitioning closes........... ...........Monday, Feb. 21
5. Interviews.............Tuesday to Friday, Feb. 22 to 25
JUNIOR POSITIONS IN LEAGUE
1. Petitioning opens............. . .today, Feb. 16
2. Open house...........................Saturday, Feb. 26
3. Petitioning closes .... . .............. .,. Tuesday, March 1
4. Interviews ..................March 2 to 4; March 7 to 10
SOPHOMORE POSITIONS IN LEAGUE:
1. Petitioning opens..................Wednesday, March 2
2. Open house..............3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 12
3. Petitoining closes ....................-Tuesday, March 15
4. Interviews ............... March 16 to 18; March 21 to 24
PANHELLENIC ASSOCIATION POSITIONS:
1. Petitioning Opens............,about third week in March
2. Petitioning closes ......................date not set yet
ASSEMBLY ASSOCIATION:
1. Petitioning opened .....................Monday, Feb. 14
2. Petitioning closes ......................Monday March 7
3. Coffee Hour--..4 p.m. Friday, February 25 in the League
4. Interviews ............................Week of March 7
WOMEN'S ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION:
1. Mass meeting for all interested coeds. .......5 p.m. today
2. Petitioning opens .......... ...........Today, Feb. 16
3. Petitioning closes.................. Wednesday, March 2
4. Interviewing for President........... .Friday, March 4
5. Interviewing for other positions.........Week of March 7

Sophomores may become candi-
dates for junior/League positions
The following positions are
open: three members on the In-
terviewing and Nominating Com-
mittee, three members on Wom-
en's Judiciary Council and a
chairman of the League House
Judiciary Council who may be a
senior or junior next semester
In addition, three permanent
and two rotating members will be
appointed to the council
Posts of secretary of League
House Judiciary and a member-at-
large will also be selected.
The office of assistant chairman
of Women's Judiciary is open to
junior coeds.
There are four openings for
dance captains who will be respon-
sible for publicizing dance classes,
assisting the dance chairman and
checking tickets. Sophomores may
also petition for finance chairman
Five candidates will be selected,
for assistant merit-tutorial chair-
men. The students assist in ar-
ranging tutors for students desir-
ing academic aid.
Personnel committee assistants

help the chairman get names of,
volunteers for hospital work, for
ushering and other volunteer
services.
The list continues with four as-
sistants for the special projects
committee which runs Gulantics
The social committee, which
plans the bridge lessons, League
Open Houses, Hatcher teas and
other social functions, will have
four openings for assistants.
Assistants on the public rela-
tions. committee will work to pub-
licize League facilities and activi-
ties and will co-operate with Un-
ion functions. Five openings are
available on this committee.
Junior Girls' Play, an original
production presented by junior
coeds, will provide positions for
next year's central committee.
The central committee will be
composed of a general chairmnan,
assistant general chairman, di-
rector, secretary and treasurer
with the chairmanships on the
following committees also avail-
able: tickets, music, choral, make-
up, costume, stage, programs,
properties and publicity.
To assist in the production, as-
sistant chairmen of all the com-
mittees will also be open.
* * *
Freshman women who will be
sophomores next year are eligible
for sophomore positions
Posts include openings for three
members on the Interviewing and
Nominating Committee, two mem-
bers for Women's Judiciary Coun-
cil, one member for the League
House Council and two dance cap-
tains for the League dance classes.
Along with the Soph Scandals'
general chairman, assistant gen-
eral chairman, music chairman,
programs, make - up chairman,
stage manager and ushers chair-
man, chairmen and assistant
chairmen will be selected for the
following positions. f'nance, floor-
show director, secretary, dance,
decorations, publicity and tickets.

Women To Fill Posts'
In League Activities

FROM PRESIDENT TO BIG SISTER:
Assembly Association Offers Offices,
Opportunities for Independent Women

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SPRING WEEKEND - There
will be a meeting at 3 p.m. today
for representatives of houses com-
peting in Skit Nite and also for
properties chairmen.
* * *
LEAGUE HOUSE - League
House Council will meet at 4 p.m.
today in the League.
* * *
ASSEMBLY BALL - Assembly
Ball publicity committee will meet
at 6:45 p.m. today in the League.
* * *
BADMINTON CLUB-The Bad-
minton Club will have an organi-
zational meeting at 7 p.m. today
at Barbour Gym.
* * *
JGP POSTERS-There will be a
meeting of the JGP posters com-
mittee at 7 p.m. today in the
League.
* * *
RIFLE CLUB-The Rifle Club
will meet at 7:30 p.m. today at
the WAB.
* * *
JGP' CAST-The first rehearsal
for the entire cast of the Junior
Girls' Play will be held at 8 p.m.
today in the League.

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Independent women interested
in positions on Assembly Board
may secure petitions today through
Monday, March 7, when petition-
ing closes.
Petitions are available in the
League Undergraduate Office. Co-
eds are asked to sign up for inter-
views when they return their pe-
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nues. The social chairman sub-
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men of dormitories and League
houses to coordinate house events.
Executive board posts include
personnel chairman who has res-
ponsibility for Assembly inter-
viewing and who devises ways of
stimulating interest among inde-
pendent women in extra-curri-
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Special projects chairman has1
charge of Tag Day and is generalI
chairman of I-Hop. The public
relations chairman handles all
publicity for Assembly, ADC and
League House Council. Another
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