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-v- [[underlined]] Museum of Man [[/underlined]] The Secretary reported his aspirations to form within the Museum of Man a coalition of anthropological and humanistic endeavors which are located in diverse parts of the Institution. He outlined steps recently taken toward this goal, which he expects will foster new initiatives and will bring the Smithsonian to the forefront of these disciplines. [[underlined]] Status Reports [[/underlined]] The Secretary highlighted the following status reports which were distributed in advance of the meeting: Equal Opportunity Program Other Major Construction Projects Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute--Tivoli Site Litigation Legislation Publishing Television [[underlined]] Smithsonian Magazine Personnel [[/underlined]] The Secretary reported that Mr. Edward K. Thompson has retired as founding Editor and Publisher of [[underlined]] Smithsonian [[/underlined]]. He will continue to advise the Secretary on the printed and electronic media. The Secretary has appointed Mr. Don Moser of the Magazine as Editor and Mr. Joseph Bonsignore, also of the Magazine, as publisher. [[underlined]] Executive Session of the Board [[/underlined]] The Regents agreed to raise the Secretary's salary to $87,500 and expressed appreciation for the work of the Under Secretary. [[underlined]] Regents Dinner (Sunday, January 25) [[/underlined]] The dinner was held in the Renwick Gallery. The Chancellor welcomed new Regents and introduced the Secretary. The Secretary presented the Smithsonian Associates' Corporate Founders' Medal to Mr. David Rockefeller and the Chase Manhattan Bank, along with the following citation: The Board of Regents and the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution with great pleasure and deep gratitude present the Corporate Founders' Medal to David Rockefeller and The Chase Manhattan Bank in recognition of their donation to the Smithsonian Institution of the magnificent "Chase Manhattan Bank Money Collection." Numbering over 100,000 items and universally regarded as one of the foremost numismatic collections ever assembled in the United States, this signal gift weds the twin concepts of the public interest and corporate philanthropy to the opportunities for scholarship and exhibition that the Smithsonian provides.
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