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e President ,!irickson gives welcome es and ially proud this year of Pro- completely funded by the fessor John Keeble of the Department of Defense. (See English Department. He is feature in this issue.) u back to the author of the renowned During the fall of 1982, novel Yellow Fish, and is Eastern will complete a year i Academic iheme for or the Decade he Pursuit of e most ira- ks of quality :ngth of our culty. It is rm you that !reshmen this average high [ Over 3.1, and | transfer stu- [aVerage GPA F colleges and P which they l. We have 58 and transfer University ra, including l valedictor- high school ifaculty contin- DOlized for its  e're espec- presently serving as a Gug- genheim Fellow. He has been awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship for creative writ- ing in fiction, with financial support for one year. He will complete the novel in pro- gress and will go to China to research the subsequent novel. Eastern Washington Uni- versity was one of two univer- sities selected by the Depart- ment of Defense and the American Theatre Associa- tion to entertain our armed forces in Korea and Okinawa during this past summer. Dr. Boyd Devin took 10 students and one faculty member to perform in "Godspell." The performers were gone for 48 days, performing 40 times in 39 different locations in Korea and Okinawa, with almost 7,000 people viewing these performances. This tour was long celebration of our 100th birthday. The Eastern Cen- tennial has included an all- university convocation fea- turing the 38th President of the United States as well as a Centennial Commencement in June at which the 4th Secretary General of the United Nations, Dr. Kurt Waldheim, was the speaker. This fall, we will conclude the centennial year with the com- memoration of Charter Day, Although the University's budget is extremely tight, we look forvcard to a successful academic year, to an im- proved economy and to fur- ther improvement to the Uni- versity's programs. Welcome back. Sincerely, H. George Frederickson President President Frederickson Cheney Chamber persons. City Council meets in the Council Chambers of City Hall, at 7:30 p.m., on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Everyone in the community is invited to attend and participate. The City of Cheney main- tains the usual municipal de- partments, such as Police, Fire, Street, Code Enforce- ment, Finance, Planning, and Parks and Recreation. In addition, the city provides your electricity and water at cost. Cheney and Eastern Wash- ington University work hard to maintain a good coopera- tive relationship. We sincere- ly hope your time here will be productive, meaningful and involved, and that your mem- ories of Cheney will be fond ones. Tom Trulove Mayor The Cheney Centennial _ rrulov e Committee, sponsored by the Cheney Chamber of Corn- We welcome all new and returning students to Cheney. We want you to feel the same pride, loyalty, and sense of belonging here that the long time residents have. Cheney is your town. Cheney has a growing local business sector. Our commer- cial establiShments offer most all the goods and ser- vices you will need. You are important to them and they try to offer competitive ser- vice and prices. Shop them and get acquainted. We also are attracting new industry which will provide jobs for students and families. This will help Cheney grow along with the university. City government exists to serve you. Your involvement and input help us serve you better. We have a mayor council form of government, with seven city council- rnment serves students, too The Cheney Chamber of Commerce wants to welcome you to Cheney and Eastern Washington University for the 1982-83 school year. I hope that you will have a successful year and that you will be happy with your choice to attend Eastern Washington University -- a fine university and good neighbor. The merchants of Cheney are here to serve you, and they look forward to having you shop in their stores, taking advantage of their many services and dining in their restaurants. The students, faculty and employees of EWU are very important to our business community. We stand ready and willing to be of service. Our merchants are competi- tive with Spokane and are close at hand, at your very door step. Give us a chance to fulfill your needs. Hugh Mills Chamber President Hugh Mills EWU groups told 'Think Centennial' This summer, the City of Cheney will celebrate its 100th anniversary, and East- ern Washington University organizations are urged to join in the fun. merce, will continue to meet the third Wednesday of each month at noon at the Elegant Egg Restaurant to continue planning. Chairing the committee is Hugh Mills of the EWU School of Business, who also is the current president of the Chamber. jjj. CAFFI00 ADAGIO AN ESPRESSO BAR ESPRESSO COFFEE DRINKS and PASTRIES FROM AU CROISSANT 111 College Ave., Cheney - M-Th 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Fri. & Sat. Noon to 10 p.m. which will also include a Merchants stand ready nationally known speaker.