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Seventy-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom
SweepingChanges in GSA Role. Prop
By MARTIN HIRSCHMAN partment said the panel had sembly and Student Government under CC rules and appellate or with the permission of the student Student Services would sit on the cours
The President's Commission on originally planned to circulate the Council. original jurisdiction in other being tried. and a representative executive board. . coun
the Role of Students in Decision report to the University commu- The two judiciary proposals in- cases. of the newly-created office of Vice- In the area of decision-making, oppo
Making yesterday released a draft nity for reaction, and reconvene in volve either leaving authority with The authority of JUC and CC President and Director of Student the draft recommends the crea- In
of its final report calling for the one month. the individual schools and colleges would not extend to situations in- Services. tion of "structured inputs" for ing
creation of a tri-partite Campus However, Claude said yesterday or forming a new Joint University volving "conduct in classrooms, The commission's draft recom- student opinion at the depart- Univ
Council to replace the Office of he thinks "the mood of the coin- Committee (JUC). lecture halls, laboratories or any mends that students "play a ma- mental, college, and University ly a
Student Affairs as the University- mission is to skip that stage. We're JUC would be a student-domi- other locations where the formal jor role with the administrative level. perm
wide rule-making body. so late already that it's probably nated body with jurisdiction in academic programs of the Univer- staff" in the newly-named Office At the University level, students whic
However, the .commission split better just to put it out." any non-academic case "involving sity are being carried out." of Student Services. would participate in administra- comp
sharply over what kind of body tnyenon-acrsemuchcss"a"ademlvingvg
should be granted the power to Under the proposed new struc- the possibility of academic penal- Nor would jurisdiction extend to Executive functions of the of- tive matters such as "academic level
hear cases arising under the rules ture the OSA would be reduced ities (expulsion, suspension, or areas off-campus. Here regulation fice wou be performe y priority and appropriations plan-, U
made by the new Campus Council. to a service organization. The new probation)," and would act as the would be "exclusively by public ent-conrolled Executive oard ning, program development, cur- in t
The commission will meet in Campus Council (CC), composed supreme appellate division of the law." However, individual schools The Executive Board would for- ricula, appointments, general Uni- dent,
open session Tuesday to edit, vote of equal numbers of students, fac- University judicial system. or colleges would be allowed to mulate policies for the office ap- versity policy, proposals for by- be e
on and possibly add to the 32- ulty and administrators, and JUC would have original juris- establish and enforce "explicit pointments. law changes, tuition and long- cedu:
page document. Minority and ma- chaired by the University Presi- diction in all cases arising under legal or ethical codes relating spe- range planning and development." land
jority sections on the judiciary is- dent, would perform the legislative rules made by CC. cifically to academic programs." Five students, appointed by At the college or departmental Ot
sue are expected. function. Alternatively, judiciaries within JUC would be composed of seven SGC and Graduate Assembly, level students would contribute in woul
Commission chairman Prof. Inis All rules made by CC would re- the individual schools and colleges students and three faculty mem- three faculty members and the decisions concerning concentration tativ
Claude of the political science de- quire ratification by Faculty As- would have original jurisdiction bers sitting in ex-officio, except Vice-President and Director of requirements, course offerings. hous

e and teacher evaluation,
seling, and student research
the area of University Hous-
the draft recommends the
ersity should move, "as rapid-
s its financial commitments
it . . . toward a policy in
:h residence hall living is not
ulsory for students at any
e draft calls for the inclusion
niversity Housing regulations
he lease signed by the stu-
and recommends that these
nforceable "through the pro-
res normally available to
her dormitory regulations
d be written by the represen-
e student bodies within each

'U' Finance

Rockefeller Fleming Supports Call
Beats LBJ
In YR Poll By Chicago Committee

The office of the Vice-President
and Chief Financial Officer has
been restructured to replace the
former position of Vice-President
for Business Affairs. The post was
vacated last April when Gilbert
Lee left the University to assume
the post of Vice-President and
Chief Financial officer at the
University of Chicago.
The decision to revise the struc-
ture of the office rather than to
appoint a new vice-president was
made "to reduce the number of
vice-presidents in the University."
according to James Brinkerhoff,
director of business operations.
Brinkerhoff, who assumed some
of Lee's former duties adds, "Any
operation of this size likes to keep
the number of men on the vice-
presidential level at a minimum."
"Lee was given the title of vice-
president in 1966 in recognition of
the duties which-he had amassed
over a period of time," he contin-
ues. "No change in duties was
made at that time."
Under the structure which was
used while Lee was with the Uni-
versity, Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer Wilbur K. Pier-
pont's office .was divided into two
parts. The operations sections of
the office were administered by
Lee who reported to Pierpont. The
planning and policies sections re-
ported directly to Pierpont.
When Lee left the University.
his duties were divided among,
several of the remaining office
staff. Those departments which-
had been reporting to Lee began:
to report directly to Pierpont.
Under the new structure. the
office has been divided into sev-
eral functional units. The de-
partments concerned with busi-
ness operations are now under the1
direction of Brinkerhoff. The ac-c
counting operations have been
grouped under Controller HowardF
Brinkerhoff comments that the
changes have been made to take

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GOP Overwhelms
Johns0n; McCarthy
Receives Strong Vote






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-Daily-Mike Feldberg


New senior officers of the University Activities C enter, are (from left) Thomas
administrative vice-president; Karen Skromme, executive vice-president; Daniel
president and Mark H. Peterman, coordinating vice-president. The officers were
Union Board of Directors and League Board of Governors Thursday.

H. Lovell Jr.,
M. McCreath,
chosen by the

Spock Calls for Disarmament,
U.S. Foreign Policy Reversal


The well-known pediatrician and said, "Draft resistance could pos-



special To The Daily professor, recently indicted for
DETROIT-Dr. Benjamin Spock violation of federal law in draft
last night spoke out in favor of resistance activity, compared pub-
complete disarmament and a re- lic apathy in medical and peace
versal of U.S. foreign policy in a causes.
speech before the third - annual "We must overcome public
Student Health Organization As- apathy and traditionalism," he
sembly here. said. "The number of people in
"It is obscene to spend money peace groups has not increased
on trying to control the world significantly, even as the war has
when we should be spending it escalated recently."
on domestic problems," he con- Commenting on the draft as
tended. related to the professions, Spock

advantage of the backgrounds of0
the people in the office. "No or- !
ganization of this size is static,"0
he points out.

How Many VC Died Today?

By The Associated Press
How does the U.S. Command
in Saigon arrive at those figures
on enemy dead in Vietnam? By
body count, say American
spokesmen there. But the Pen-
tagon concedes that sometimes
they are just estimates.
"When they can count, they
count," said one high Pentagon
official. "Otherwise they esti-
DeienseSecretarygRobert S.
McNamara has suggested that
the figures of Communist cas-
ualties be "used with a great
deal of caution." He added that
/ they were just as apt to be un-
derstatement as exaggeration.
Military informants said the
U S. casualty reports were be-
gun in 1962 after McNamara
called for measurable indicators
of progress in the war.
At first the figures came only

Sidle said the body counts
may be made by squad, or pla-
toon size units, and never more
than company size. This indi-
cated, he said, that the figures
did not result from "estimates
or guesstimates."
These field counts are relayed
to battalion level, Sidle said,
and then up the chain of com-
mand to division, which issues
its situation report to the force
Sidle insisted that casualties
resulting from bombings, straf-
ing by planes and helicopter
gunships, as well as those
caused by artillery fired from
great distances were not esti-
mated or added into the to-
tals "unless someone actually
gets in there and counts the

Correspondents who have
been in the field claim that
body counts are questionable.
The field commander has plen-
ty to do after a battle, secur-
ing his perimeter, and taking
care of wounded, and counting
enemy dead is the least of his
worries. - As a result, corre-
spondents say, a subordinate
usually makes the count or, if
the situation is critical, a bat-
tlefield estimate is made.
Military sources acknowledge
that it is impossible to get any
accurate count in cases where
a Communist unit is caught by
an artillery barrage or air
strike and only pieces of bodies
litter the area.
And yet figures are given on
KBA, or killed by air. Such
counting is supposed to be done
by pilots of relatively slow, low

sibly end this war faster than any
other way, but no one should prac-
tise resistance unless he is abso-
lutely sure it is right."
The Student Health Organiza-
tion is a group of students in the
health professions and allied fields'
who are working in community
projects to provide better health.
National Structure
Spock's address came as the as-f
sembly neared the end of the sec-
ond day of its four-day convention
at the Statler-Hilton Hotel.
The session proceeding Spock's
address dealt with the problem of
formulating a statement on the;
Vietnam war, with the body split,
on the effectiveness of such a'
statement should it be issued.,
However, several delegates indi-
cated the drafting of a peace state-'
ment was not the primary function
of the convention.
When asked to advice the group'
in deciding on the resolution,
Spock said: "The cause of this,
organization is the promotion of
good health care and this may be
related to war and peace. But
whether the statement is made or
not, the question can still be dis-
There will be further discussion
on the proposed resolution today.
Socialized Medicine
The major portion of Spock's
address concerned socialization
of medicine in the United States.
He said, "We in the medical pro-
fession have enough people right
now to do twice as well in the

New York Gov. Nelson A. and LESLIE WAYNE
Rockefeller polled 86 per cent of
the vote against President John- University President Robben W.
son in a campus-wide poll taken Fleming yesterday expressed sup-
Thursday. The poll, sponsored by port for a University of Chicago
College Young Republicans (YR) faculty committee recommenda-
Cieg YLn eulcas(R ion to withdraw from the Insti-
in connection with the Mock Re- tito Dethdsa Aromyse_ InA)
publican Convention also showed i tute of Defense Analyses (IDA)
Johnson losing to four of five Re- -
publican presidential hopefuls on Chicago President Designate Ed-
the ballot, ward Levi is expected to follow
Voters rejected only California the recommendation when it is
Gov. Ronald Reagan in a race approved by the university's Fac-
with Johnson by a 2-to-1 margin. ulty Council.
Other results showed former Vice- Fleming attended an IPA execu-
President Richard Nixon winning tive committee meeting in New
narrowly over Johnson and both York Wednesday at which several
Illinois Senator Charles Percy and university presidents were present.
Michigan Gov. George Romney In answering questions, on what
defeating the President by 60 to he learned at the meeting, Flem-
70 per cent margins. ing said "reconsideration of IDA
Create Interest structure is already underway."
Fleming denied administrative
Coordinator of the poll and YR support for the March 19 Day of
educational committee chairman Deliberation on the draft planned
Brad Ginter, '70, reported a turn- by SGC and Graduate Assembly.
out of about 1000 student voters. - :. .He also expressed concern over
He explained the purpose of the the possible effect on University
poll was to "find out what was the finances of the revised federal
sentiment toward the various can-.. ruling on graduate deferments.
didates and to creat an interest in rulin:o Egratdeferens ts.
politics." He said the results "were . HE elathip
He showed sympathy for the
about what I expected." Chicago position on IDA, saying
"It's obvious that if we want t that "the questions being raised
appeal to th'e student .body we by the Chicago people are the
must adopt a moderate tone,"I2- m nsh m raising," but
t 2r added.saeoethtIa rainbu
Te plddwdDalso said that "though .I have
The poll showed Democratic looked into this, I have not yet
Presidential candidate Sen. Eu- found that there is somehow an
gene McCarthy, (D-Minn). de- evil relationship" between univer-
feating Romney, Nixon and Rea-siesndIA
gan but losing to Percy with 54 University President Robben W. Fleming sitFleming plans to present a re-
per cent of the vote and to Rocke- - port to the Regents on IDA-Uni-
feller by 60 per cent. -'PROCESSING DELAY'- versity relationships in time for
Defeat Wallace their April 20 meeting. He said
According to the poll, Rocke- he will make some kind of recom-
feller would overwhelm former Al- mendation in the report, but does
abama Gov. George Wallace by ra n scrip t Pnot yet know what it will be.
nearly 95 per cent. Wallace did Fleming said he would, not sup-
best against Reagan by garnering / port the Day of Deliberation be-
nearly 12 per cent of the vote. He I T cause, "it will do the cause more
polled fewer than ten per cent P la g u e R ec o rd s harm than good. As a tactic, it
against Percy, Romney or Nixon.! . will lose more support than it
Bo'oln.'9 okfle will gain." He said 'he thought it
Bob Gosline, 69, Rockefeller By JUDY KAMMINS "A scanning device could then would be interpreted nationally
campign anagr atthe ockdecipher the grades in minutes." as a special interest group doing
Convention interpreted the results With more transcripts to processd ir g
as a broad endorsement for the this year than ever before, the Of- However, reasonable justification something to protect itself rather
candidacy of the New York gov-g t is needed to make the purchase of than as the expression of a
ernor. aid, fice of Registration and Records this expensive equipment," he broader interest. Dcso
ernor. ' is still trying to clean up the aca-h,
Gosline said, "This vote clearly demic remainders of last semester. adds.F Unwise Decisio d
shows that Gov. Rockefeller has Th rcsigdlycue Processing methods which. can , Fleming said that the federal
wide appeal fo Republican, Dem- p The processing delay causes perform the task of sorting re- decision to draft graduate stu-
ocrats ande inrdep slieand problems for students who desire ports according to home zip codes dents was "not a wise decision In
irticlan Amdercs yker fdcounseling services or transcripts on by sex or year are available. the interests of the country," al-
vo particular America s younger for applications and foradmin- "The University address card is though he explained that its effect
voters who will comprse i a strators who need the records to an illustration of a vehicle for fast on the University graduate pro-
review the standing of students on reading of information," says 01- gram would be "confined to about
Several members of YR's said academic probation. son. "A similar reading system one-sixth of our students."
the voter interest in a Rockefeller "Most of the transcripts were E could be put to use for the tran- He expressed the personal opin-
candidacy this would not affectHexpsedteeroa i-
theidecyisioo gouo Nw Ham- printed by Jan. 9 this year," says scripts." ion that "there is no equitable
their decision to go to New Hamp- Thomas Clark, supervisor of rec- - way to operate a draft," but said
the March prinary there. ords. "It takes a few days to pro- "a lottery would be a fairer sys-
cess the grades after we receive Senate Deiays tem than we use now.
them from instructors. Transcripts Cut Funds
can't be mailed until the grades Fleming expressed particular
.... .. are in.' Anti, Rio.. t ill, atiua
rn-concernthatbecause of the draft
About 20 people are hired during situation the state Legislature
the "heavy period" between fall LANSING () - Further Sen- might cut University funds in an-
and winter semesters, Clark points ate action on a bill which would ticipation of decreased graduate
out. They process a transcript as provide for up to life imprison- enrollments.
soon as the grades are in to speed ment for inciting to commit cer- Citing the disparity between the
the job. tam riotous acts has been de- 20,000 graduate applications the
Clark sites problems such as ferred until Monday night. University receives each year and
failures to turn in grades and "un- The antiriot measure, the first he 2,000 i enigs available, he
usual circumstances" as reasons, to each the final vote stage in proposed that graduate enroll
~~~pooe that graduatet enroll-sse brefl
for the stall in mailing transcripts. the Senate, was discussed briefly ments could be held steady by
Harris Olson, assistant registrar, yesterday. Bu en. amerely raising the number of
says some time is spent trans- Dzenze (Dstoit ae t graduate applications accepted.
- - -rv:,s action be postponed until all sen- -

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