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December 24, 1971 - Image 22

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1971-12-24

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- Friday, Decesaker 24; 1971-23

Brooklyn CollegeSurvey
on Origin Stirs
Hornet's Nest on Campus

NEW YORK -(JTA)—The major
Jewish and Christian student or-
ganizations at Brooklyn College
have expressed concern over the
distribution of an official college
survey which asks students to list
their - ethnic origin and their re-
ligious prefexence.
In an ad which recently ap-
peared in one of the college's stu-
dent newspapers, the Kin
' gsman,
the Bnai Brith Hiller Foundation
and the Newman Center asserted
that''-`such questions in an official
university document . . consti-
tute an invasion of one's privacy."

Questions about ethnic origin
and religious preference, as well
as the one asking the student's
sex, are marked with an asterisk
-to indicate that answering them
is oplioital. But Rabbi Frank A.
Fischer of the campus' Mel
Foundation, charged that . the
..college "has no right asking"
such questions "in the first


Rabbi Fischer said the adminis-
tration has stated that the infor-
mation about religious preferences
is neede
d, for instance, to set up
a common academic calendar
which would accommodate the holi-
days of different religious groups.
But he said, he believes the sur-
vey might be used to insure great-
er ethnic and racial integration at
Brooklyn College, whose student
body he estimated to be about 70
per cent Jewish.


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