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Education Reference Director Appointed Dr. Jerry Weisbrodt has been named acting director of the Divi sion of Education Reference at Purdue University to succeed Dr. Hermann H. Remmers, Dr. Don ald R. Mallett, vice president and executive dean, announced. Dr. Remmers, who retires at the end of June, is taking a leave-of leave-of leave-of absence during the -second -second semes ter and will teach at Johns Hopkins University. A member of the Purdue staff since September, 1961, Dr. Weis brodt is now assistant director of the division. His appointment as acting director becomes effectve Jan. 21. A native of Brooklyn, N. Y., he - !'ve'r't!r,,i... Xt Gity Pay Rate Will Be Fixed The West Lafayette City Council In a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday will consider an ordinance fixing the salaries of elected city officials. The ordinance is required by state law, Mayor Fred L. Willis said. It will fix the salaries of elected officials paid out of the city's general fund for four years, beginning on Jan. 1, 1964. The mayor said the council will pass an ordinance on first reading at Monday's meeting. After that, a public hearing on the matter will be advertised. Final adoption of the ordinance must be accomplished by April 1, be said. - City officials whose salaries would be affected include the may or, council members, city clerk- clerk- treasurer and the city judge. City Health Officer Reappointed The West Lafayette Board of Health in its first meeting of the year Thursday reappointed Dr. Paul H. Schmiedicke as city health officer. Dr. Schmiedicke's new term became became effective retroactive on Jan. 1. It will run through Dec. 31, 1966 Dr. Schmiedicke, a member of the five-member five-member five-member board, is a physi cian in Purdue's Student Health Center. All members were present for the meeting. They are, besides Dr Schmiedicke. Dr. E. L. VanBuskirk, received the B.A. degree from New York University in 1952. After After spending four years in the U.S. Air Force, Weistbrodt entered Purdue Purdue in 1957, receiving the M. S. degree in 1959 and the PhD in 1962. He is a member of the American American Psychological Association, Association, Midwest Psychological Association, Association, American Statistical Association, Association, Sigma Xi, and American American Association of University Professors. Professors. The Division of Educational Reference Reference has responsibility for various various group testing programs, in cluding orientation and placement tests, test scoring for the faculty, individual counseling and testing, supervision of the State High School Testing Service for Indiana, publishing of the Studies in Higher Education, consultation on university university research and attitude studies, and a national poll of teen-agers, teen-agers, teen-agers, the Purdue Opinion Panel. Dr. Remmers has been a member member of the Purdue . staff since 1923. He was born in Norden, Ger many, and came to the United States when he was 8 years old. He studied for two years at Val paraiso University, then enrolled at the University of Iowa where he obtained the B.A. degree in 1921, M.A. in 1922, and PhD. in 1927. At Purdue, he has been director of the Division of Educational Reference Reference since it was established in 1928. He is also professor of psy chology. During World War II, he was consultant to the personnel research section of the Adjutant General's office. He has contributed contributed more than 375 professional papers to psychological and ' edu cational journals and is the author or co-author co-author co-author of several books. . Dr. Remmers is a past president of the Division of Educational Psychology of the American Psy etiological Association, a past president of the American Educa tional Research Association, for mer chairman of the national com mittee on criteria of teaching ef fectiveness of the latter group, and has held important posts in many other professional organizations. including the American Associa tion for the Advancement of Sci ence, American Association of Ap plied Psychologists, National Ed ucation Association, National So ciety for the Study of Education, and the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education. As a visiting professor at Johns Hopkins, he will teach two graduate graduate courses on educational psy chology and a seminar on educa tional research. He expects to move to Florida next summer. tr 0. lL DR. JERRY WEISBRODT Gar, Taxi Hit; Charge Filed A two-car two-car two-car accident on State Street Thursday night resulted in $250 damage and a traffic ticket for one of the drivers. ' Charged with improper lane usage was Jack M. Datesh, 903 Eastwich Drive. Lafayette. He will answer to the charge in City Court Monday Police said the mishap occurred when Datesh made a right turn into the drive of the Park 'n' Eat Restaurant from the center west bound lane. His car collided with a taxi driven in the westbound outside lane by Raymond C. McKinzie, Rt. 7, who skidded into the Datesh car in an unsuccessful attempt to stop. Damage to the taxi was $100 and to the Datesh car, $150, police said. Zoning Violation Charge Is Filed An affidavit charging John O. Allen, 2225 Carlisle Road, with violation of the city zoning ordin ance was filed in City Court. Allen is charged with operating a car sales business at his home. The area where he lives is zoned "A" residential, the affidavit states. He is slated to appear in City Court Thursday. THAT SIG7T WILL BE IOY, RELIEF By Saturday noon all Purdue Purdue students will have joined in a sigh of relief marking the end of a period of heavy final examinations. The first semester of the 1962-63 1962-63 1962-63 school years ends at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Second semester classes will

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  1. Journal and Courier,
  2. 18 Jan 1963, Fri,
  3. Page 11

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