Foreword. Invited addresses. On the beginnings and development of near-ring theory; G. Betsch. Localized distributivity conditions; H.E. Heatherly. Endomorphism near-rings through the ages; J.J. Malone. Contributed papers. On regular near-ring modules; J. Ahsan. Does R prime imply MR(R2) is simple? S.W. Bagley. Essential nilpotency in near-rings; G.F. Birkenmeier. Completely prime ideals and radicals in near-rings; G. Birkenmeier, et al. Connecting seminearrings to probability generating functions; D.W. Blackett. Nilpotency and solvability in categories; S.G. Botha. Centralizer near-rings determined by End G; G.A. Cannon. On codes from residue class ring generated finite Ferrero pairs; R.A. Eggetsberger. On minimal varieties of near-rings; Y. Fong, et al. Syntactic nearrings; Y. Fong, et al. On sufficient conditions for near-rings to be isomorphic; R.L. Fray. Simplicity of some nonzero-symmetric centralizer near-rings; L. Kabza. Characterization of some finite Ferrero pairs; W.-F. Ke, H. Kiechle. On planar local nearrings and Bacon spreads; E. Kolb. Construction of finite loops of even order; A. Kreuzer. N-homomorphisms of topological N-groups; J.D. Magill Jr. The bicentralizer nearrings of R; K.D. Magill Jr., P.R. Misra. When is MA(G) a ring? C.J. Maxson. Anshei-Clay near-rings and semiaffine parallelogram spaces; H.H. Ney. On semi-endomorphal modules over Ore domains; D. Niewieczerzal. Subideals and normality of near-ring modules; G.L. Peterson. Endomorphism nearrings on finite groups, a report; G. Saad, et al. On the structure of certain 2-tame near-rings; S.D. Scott. Rings which are a homomorphic image of a centralizer near-ring; K.C. Smith. Homogeneous maps of free ring modules; A.B. van der Merwe. A decoding strategy for equal weight codes from Ferrero pairs; G.G. Wagner.