The University adopted a code of conduct requiring companies that manufacture clothing featuring the Brown name to pay fair wages and provide safe working conditions....A mere 17 percent of a record 15,486 applicants were accepted to the class of 2002....The Brown Derbies and the Chattertocks together won five awards from the Contemporary a Cappella Society of America, including best male collegiate soloist (the Derbies' Joel Begleiter '98), best male collegiate song (the Derbies), and runner-up for best female collegiate album (the Chattertocks)....Tuition and fees for 1998-99 will rise 3.9 percent, from $29,900 to $31,060....Longtime Fed-watcher Professor of Economics William Poole, who will continue as an adjunct professor, was named president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis....The Watson Institute for International Studies announced it would build a $15 million building on the corner of Thayer and Benevolent streets by the year 2000.