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Seventy-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom
VOL. LXXVIII, No. 63 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1967 SEVEN CENTS

EIGHT PAGES

CENTRAL AUTHORITY:
Heyns Asks New

Power

Show Extent T
Of Business
Interests
MSU Vice-President
Defends. Bank Deal

For

University Officials

Grants
Striking

Demand
Tenants

By CAROLYN MIEGEL
Roger W. Heyns, chancellor of
the University of California at
Berkeley, yesterday called for a
"new authoritarianism" on the
part of university administrators.
This "new authoritarianism
will be different from the old in
that it does not arise out of thej
divine right of kings tradition, but
reflects a mature decision on the
part of the university community
for its own self-interest," he said.
Speaking in Rackham lecture
,hall as part of the psychology de-
partment's Sesquicentennial cele-
bration, Heyns, vice-president for
academic affairs at the Univer-
sity until 1965 when he assumed
the Berkeley post, endorsed the
centralization of decision-making
with university administrations.
No One in Charge
The "frustration of the modern
university is that there is no one
in charge," Heyns continued. "We
must, with proper controls and
restraint identify decision-mak-
ing responsibility and authority."
In the decision-making process,
Man "optimum balance between
shared and individual decisions"
must be maintained, and this
balance changes with the external
threats and internal weaknesses
affecting, the university.
The modern university, accord-
ing to Heyns, "is caught between
increasing responsibility in the
public sphere and decreasing
financial support'" from state
legislatures. Another major threat
to the university is the advan-
cing alienation that has taken
place between the university com-
,nunity and the rest of the so-
ciety.

channel that holds responsibility,;
universities can make better use
of faculty consultation and ad-
vice.
University administrators "must
be more than consensus seakers.
They must have the authority to,
go with the ideas," Heyns con-
tinued.
Heyns requested that student
participation in the decision-
making process be re-examined.j
"Someone should decide the areas
in which students can decide, ad-
vise and be able to exert in-
fluence," Heyns said.
"The instruments of studentk
participation are in danger be-
cause basic agreement on goals
and purpose are not there. Stu-
dent participation is then just a!
competition for power."
Heyns feels that students arej
really concerned with influence
and therefore should not think
that an advisory capacity is "a
frivolous waste of time."

Effective, useful student partic-
ipation will be seen first at the As Conflict Charged
level of the college and the de-
partment and not as university- By MARK LEVIN
wide movement, according to Michigan State University Vice-
Heyns. "Every administrator has President Philip J. May's private
serious doubts that he is deal- dealings with the Ann Arbor Trust
ing with the whole of the uni- Company came to light yesterday.
versity students" when he deals The Detroit Free Press revealed
with campus-wide organizations, that May had taken out a $165,000
Heyns foresees that the next loan from the Lincoln National
point of "conflict" will not be Life Insurance Co. to build a two-
between the students and the ad- story office building adjacent to
ministration, but between the the MSU campus in 1955.
students and the faculty on aca- Lincoln National Life writes
demic matters. To avoid this con- group life insurance policies for
flict, Heyns urged that both fac- Michigan State University faculty
ulty and administration "project and staff members. The Ann Ar-
their own basic values into the bor Trust Co. had served as fiscal
academic community and estab- agent for $100 million in campus

vi1

lish their goals."
Security from external control
depends "on the order of our
community," Heyns said. "And
the order of the academic com-
munity is based on clear guide-
lines and voluntary compliances."

construction loans which MSU had'
taken out.
International Business Machines,
Inc. leased office space at a build-
ing located at 608 Washington in
Lansing, owned by May until thisj
year when it moved to May's new
$950.000 office building at 1111
Michigan Ave.
May called the dealings "a nor-
mal banking relationship and de-
nied that any of his private busi-
ness affairs involve conflict of in-
terest.
Kelley agreed on Wednesday to
rule on possible conflict of in-
terests in the business transactions
of MSU President John Hannah
and May at the request of Rep.
Jack Faxon (D-Detroit).
In addition, it was reported that
the MSU Board of Trustees has;
discussed May's financial dealings
several times and one trustee, C.
Allan Harlan, a Democrat of
Southfield, still is demanding that
May be fired.
Harlan quoted Hannah as hav-
ing told him:
"I regret very much that May
has done what he's done. But he's
a good finance man even though
he may be involved in conflict of
interest."
Harlan said that Hannah re-
cently took away from May thej
control of IBM's dealings with the
university and turned it over to
another official.
"Hannah took IBM control out
of May's hands after I raised hell,"
Harlan said. "May is also supposed
to turn over that property at 1111
Michigan to his brother in South{
Dakota."
The Daily reported Wednesday
that The Philip Jesse Company.
whose secretary-treasurer is May's
wife, constructed a building at

-Daily-Jim Forsyth
SEN. EUGENE McCARTHY, (D-Minn) spoke last night to a crowd of more than 2000 on the Diag.
He said future definitions of American policies in world affairs should come from the nation's
academic communities and its youth.
McCarthy Asks NewChallenge
Johnsons Vietnam PolIcies

* Feldkamp
Aniiounees
$10 Refund
Housing Office, NTA
Agree Students Given
'inadequate Notice'
By W. REXFORD BENOIT
The University conceded the
major point of contention yester-
day of 171 tenants in married stu-
dent housing who withheld a
$10 rent hike from their Septem-
ber payments.
The 171 said the University
had not given them adequate
notice of the increase.
A letter from housing director
John Feldkamp received by ten-
ants yesterday said that "while
the University lease reserves the
right to raise rents at any time
the rent increases formerly ef-
fective Sept. 1, 1967 are now ef-
fective Oct. 1, 1967.
Penalties Waived
"Those of you have paid in
full the previously established
September rent will have your
accounts adjusted with a $10
credit. Late payment penalties in-
current pending resolution of this
matter will be waived upon writ-
ten authorization from this of-
fice," the letter continued.
The tenants who didn't include
the $10 hike in their September
payments claimed that because
they had to give the University
1 60-day notice before moving out.
the University should give them
60-day notice before increasing
the rent.
The rent hike was announced
on Aug. 1, 30 days before it was
to have taken effect.
r Shortly after announcement of
the increase, the Northwood
Tenants Association was formed
to protest the action.
Lease Revision
Larry Kallen, Law, chairman,
of the NTA, said yesterday that
the NTA and Gilbert Lutz, as-
sistant director of University

Internal Disarray.
Internally, the university suf-
fers from "more than a little
disarray; its priorities are un-
clear; and university officials
cannot agree over the allocation
*of its resources."
Conceding that centralization .
of power is "often considered a
throwback to the academic ty- -Daily-Richard S. Lee
rant," Heyns criticizes the present
"town meeting form" of academic ROGER W. HEYNS, Chancellor of the University of California at!
decision-making as "to subject to Berkeley yesterday called for increased decision-making powers
political manipulation." Through for university administrators, in an attempt to clarify university
'a central power channel, the goals and positions.
New Ann Arbor HRC Director
& 00
,6 1 _ _

By ROB BEATTIE
and DAN ZWERDLING
Senator Eugene McCarthy (D-
Minn) called last night for the
support of the academic commun-
ity, the country's moral leaders,
and young people in challenging
American policy on the war in
Vietnam during the upcoming
election year.
These three groups, he said, are
more deeply involved in the issues
today than at any time in the past
, 20 years.
Speakiing to a crowd of over
2000 on the Diag the senator
urged the academic community to
enter politics now because the
issues today require "more under-
standing and intelligence than
ever before."

people of the country to pick up is certain of victory in the war.
the ideas which were formulated And no one can make an histori-
by Adlai Stevenson and carried cal, legal, political, and certainly
forward by John Kennedy. no moral case for victory.
"Youth must define what our "We must make our mistakes on
future role in international affairs the side of trust rather than on
will be since it will be in their the side of narrow, self-seeking
hands. fear," he concluded.
"We're calling for you who have At the rally James Harrison
demonstrated your responsibilities. former Democratic party publicity
We must act in the hope of the director, announced the formation
young," he said. of a statewide "McCarthy for
McCarthy noted that "no one See McCARTHY, page 2
McCarthy's Advice for '68:
Make Moral Coysinit-rent'

4U/ / /- 1111 Michigan Avenue and rented He asked the spiritual and moral Sen Eugene McCarthy iD-room for the annual Second C
it to IBM after securing a $1.1 i leaders to call for a deep moral Min declared last night that gressional District Dinner, M
By ANN MUNSTER particular division of the plan; ship programs which were never million mortgage from the Michi- commitment on Vietnam, inter- Democratic candidates must ignore Carthy said. "We must decide
"I think this is a very beauti- without whom the plant coud open to minorities until the la't gan National Bank, of which May national affairs, poverty, and civil personal risks in order to offer re- our principal role is to police t
ful, very interesting, very politi- not operate, couple of years, he says. Industry was a director. rights. They should enter the sponsible choices in the forthcom- planet."
cal city," says Robert L. Brown, "If that fellow is that good, has expressed interest in tne Michigan National Bank is the movement much as they did the ing primaries and nominating con- Claiming that there is no ne
Ann Arbor's new Human Rela- then he is underemployed," he natter. "There are still several chief fiscal agent for MSU. IBM civil rights cause several years vention. for him to tell the voter w
tions Commission (HRC) direc- says. unions which are keeping the annually does in excess of $400,000 ago, he added. Speaking before an audience of should be done in Vietnam, M
tor. Brown also notes that "educa- barriers up but at least the door in business with MSU. McCarthy called on the young 600 assembled in the Union Ball- Carthy added, "Most of the fa
Brown cites the city's proposed tion is one of the most exciting is open," he explains. - - needed to make a judgment on t
income low housing program as areas right now" in development - Brown said, "Most apprentice- issue are before the people."
potentially far reaching. He says, of human resources. ship programs require a highC .L1u.TS uFa i i tMcCarthy called for a "mo
however, that it is too soon for "The big interest right now is school education or the equival- 1 LeUU11commitment" to solve "the pr
him to form opinions about the getting people into apprentice- ent." He contends that "it still lem which faces us, both do:
housing situation, except that "it remains to be determined whether estically and internationally." O
%is very expensive." or not this is a realistic require- D aisd enece lanliningtheproblems which h
Brown was appointed _Septem met." ®f uD aiys Inuep enuence la faced the country since the Seco
her 19 to replace David Cowley. 3Knows His Work World War, he said that th
who resigned in July. "I'm still The type of work Brown will be problems required no "great co
feeling my way ai'ound," he says, doing for the HRC is not new to By STEVE NISSEN the payment would be in the form the papers senior staffs mitment of intellect or will." T
because he has only been in his him. He was previously employed The Board in Control of Student of rental. The proposal suggested that he contrasted with the Vietnam
post since Oct, 16. as a contract relations specialist Publications has set up a fact find- The method of selection of board adult members of the board be war and the "crisis of faith" in t
Police-Community Relations for the Milwaukee sub-regional of- ing committee to study the feasi- members for the new corporation elected for two year terms, and the cities.
l Brown cited police-community fice of the Office of the Assistant bility of establishing The Daily as would be radically different from student members for one year. The senator criticized the R
relations as another area where Secretary of Defense. His work in- an enterprise entirely separate the present system in which the If at the end of a three year publican leadership in Congr
there is "a job to do." He said ,,volved investigating complaints of from the University. 11 member body is comprised of period The Daily has shown itself and chided Senate Minority Lea
that under his leadership the discrimination against firms em- The action was taken after the three students elected by the stu- able to make a profit, then the er Everett Dirksen (R-Ill)
HRC will start coordinating some ployed by the federal government. paper's senior editors submitted a dent body, five faculty members paper would become fully inde- espousing "protective tariffs,"
of its activities with those of the Brown said his administrative proposal suggesting that control of and two appointed Daily alumni pendent. If, however, it is insolvent .ssnph e cedtris;d
police department and will "re-sThe Daily be transferred from the appointed by the University's Pres- then Board in Control would be re- issue, he added, "first raised
plcdeatetadwl"r-responsibility was much greater 1830"
solve complaints with m o r e working for the defense depart- present board to a new indepen- ident and the Vice-Presidents for estabished as the governing body
speed," ment but that he "didn't really dent "non-profit Michigan corpo- Student Affairs and University Re- foThe Daily. "Ths challenge to the Den
Increased cooperation with the appreciate sitting down for eightI ration." lations. The proposal suggested that the crats in this campaign is to fa
police department will include ahorsat sating omethingetht "Any decision of this kind would The new board would be initial- new corporation be chartered to the needs of the country and t
program to let more policemen arsot meaningful and getting have to be made at the regental ly selected by a joint committee give full editorial control of the demands of history itself,"
express their feelings on problems dwas He maighwad gerting level," explained the board's chair- consisting of The Daily senior paper, including the appointment added.s
thatrse. Brow feel s ta tbes paid." He said he was "operating man Prof. Luke Cooperrider of the editors and the existing Board in of new editors, to the senior staff. "It would be easy to run agai
that arise. Brown feels that te a vacuum" and missed the "ex- law school, "The board's willing- Control. However subsequent mem- That is, all new editors would be Republicans," McCarthy said,
smuint rolemsara"ma ttrobe-tLm-n tineme . nd no ty"hex tsness to investigate the question bers would be chosen by the board ' chosen exclusively by the outgoing that was all we had to do.I
muni phangnge iew a nts."mrat Robert L. O to find here -implies no judgment on its part itself from nominations made by seniors would never lose an election."
feels that this process will resitI that such an arrangement would be -
in "both sides coming to a point: desirable if it were found to be RADDOCK'S ADVISORS:
where they can respect each g r m t X l p possibe," he said
The fact finding committee will
He has no comment on the explore the matte by looking intoSee so utline of F
desirability of a police r eview orM edicl e iO p o t n ie at arrangements that have beenB or
Sadvisory board. made at other schools and con-!

n- housing, are both wor
c- revision of the current l
ih Feldkamp said lastz
he the University "would 1
tenants 60-day notic
hd raising rents."
hat
4c- One of the things1
cts our letter yesterday
his there wasn't sufficien
Feldkamp said.
ral "The NTA is the maj
)b- advisory board on marri
m- housing. The greatest g
ut- rent strike was their f
ae he added.
)nd, Meeting Delaye
ese Feldkamp reportedly
m-
s proved the extension o
ese increase as long as th
he ago, but said yesterda
"had difficulty settingu
ing between (Vice-Pre
es Business and Financ
"ePierpont and (Vice-Pre
d- Student Affairs) Richa:
for et s
an Pierpont had final at
in sanction the extension.
The NTA is now w
1o- further suggestions for
ace married student housin
he pus.
he An NTA questionna
married tenants asks o
nst the quality of maint
"if the projects, bus servic
We and proposed new fur
married housing.
nction

king on a
ease.
night that
ike to give
ce before
implied in
was that
it notice,"
or student
ied student
pain of the
ormation,"
,ed
had ap-
f the rent
hree weeks
y that he
up a meet-
sident for
e) Wilbur
esident for
rd Cutler."
uthority to
working on
improving
g on cam-
ire to all
pinions on
enance at
e, parking,
niture for

T Brown says the city should be- T
gin directing its attention toward The University Medical School
thendr-eployed.ngen n soud will hold a Career Day program
- today, featuring speakers, a film,
seek out more training opportun- and tours of the University Mdi-
ities and publicize them," he con- Uin e s faii-
tends adding that "a lot of people cal Center and the School's facili-
ties g
are aware of employment needs Th prga isCtgvet-
1t~+ kcv nn rnM1afwi th1' The prga is"ogie.u

sidering their applicability to the
Topics to be discussed include circumstances of this University."
admissions, qualifications and pro- explained Cooperrider.
cedures, and financial aid. Ques- The proposal recommended that
tions will be answered in small the new corporation be admin-
groups by student guides. istered by a board composed of
The new Medical School cur- three students and four faculty
riculum that will be implemented members or Daily alumni at least

By KEN KELLEY organizations such as University the Board in Control of Student
The student advisory board to Activities Center and Inter House Publications refused to approve
Michael Raddock, vice-president Assembly. the recommendations for new
for University relations, has no Kessler said that since the senior editors for The Daily made
way of finding out what the stu- opinions the board members sub- by the outgoing seniors.
dents want, according to its mit to Raddock are strictly per- "We talked with Board Chair-
nvT -....n' .nnonn ln nnot renresentativeof man Luke K. Cooperrider in a

"He complained that such a
meeting never occurred, and he
also felt that the senior editors
and the Board in Control should
meet to decide on a compatible
staff instead of both groups sub-
mitting separate lists."

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