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Vol. LXXX No. 95 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Saturday, January 24, 1970 Ten Cents

Eight Pages

....~...+-.: t propos
Plas key unit of
suents, faculty
By STEVE KOPPMAN
A proposal to establish a stu-
dent-faculty council to act as a
Sstanding committee of the literary
college faculty, and to which near-
ly all college committees would
report, will be introduced at next
n month's LSA faculty meeting.
Bob Grobe, a member of the
LSA Student Assembly, says the
p <e sai he ea a y y
ANN rcsuncaie wol giv stdents anm-
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-n motni h literary college.mi
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Re enRts
By ROB BIER
Student Government Council's threats
to disrupt Regents' meetings over the
bylaws issue seemed to have little ef-
fect on the Regents.
At least four indicated yesterday
such tactics would fail to arouse them.
Gerald Dunn (D-Flushing) said, "I
don't think it (SG:C's proposed action)
would have any effect. The open meet-
ing (dn the bylaws) scheduled for next
month gives us plenty of time. Rather
than calling for disruptions, they al-
ready have a vehicle for presenting
their views."
Regent Gertrude Huebner (R-Bloom-
field Hills) felt that direct action by
the students could affect the Regent's
decision -against the students. "Dis-
ruption," she said, "would upset the
swing vote," which might support the
students.
Mrs. Huebner cited an additional re-
sult of the threatened action. "Stu-

unRm ovec
dents don't realize how actions like this
can affect public opinion. Even on
something like the recent appearance of
Timothy Leary at the University my
phone rang all the next day."
A flat rejection of SGC's threats came
from Regent Paul Goebel ER-Grand
Rapids). "It doesn't matter to me whe-
ther SGC does anything," he said.
"They're not going to get anywhere with
the Regents using those kinds (tf tac-
tics.
Regent Robert Brown's response was
even shorter. "Good luck to them in
whatever they're trying to do," he com-
mented.
The other four Regents were unavail-
able for comment..
President Robben Fleming, speaking
about the bylaw draft and SGC's re-
sponse. noted that "this is no more a
final action than the two previous re-
drafts."
He questioned the motives behind
SGC's action, saying, "For reasons best

by

SGC

known to other people, this redraft has
been treated as some kind of ulti-
matum."
Fleming explained that the Regents
had worked all day Thursday, Jan.
15 on the redraft. The Regents t h e n
asked Fleming and his assistants to
draw up the changes as they directed
which was completed Friday morn-
ing, the 16th, he said.
Final copies of the redraft were pre-
sented to four of the Regents before
the close of their meeting that after-
noon. The other Regents had already
gone home.
Fleming said that Mrs. Huebner,
Brown, Otis Smith (D-Detroit) and
Lawrence Lindemer (R-Stockbridge)
read the .redraft and agreed that the
changes were the ones the Regents want-
ed.
.Dunn, whlo was absent at that final
reading,hsaid last night that he had not
received his copy and declined comment.
Brown said, the section on s t u d e n t

threats
authority over non-academic affairs,
which was deleted was not brought up.
"Nothing was discussed about it," h
said.
Fleming said that he could not un-
derstand Brown's response since Brown
had attended all sessions including the
final one.
Speaking of the Thursday session,
where the Regents discussed the re-
draft, Dunn said, "We only talked in
terms of generalities and arrived at a
general consensus. We haven't taken any
votes on it. I think there has to be
more discussion."
Fleming repeatedly made the point
that the present redraft is not final.
"There is no intention. on the part of
the Regents to stop discussion," he said..
Like Dunn and Huebner, he pointed
to the open meeting next month with
faculty, students and the Regents as
one of the means for peaceful settle-
ment.

probed by
Tenants' marc
in capital spurs
investigation
An assistant to Gov. William
Milliken is investigation com-
plaints against the condition
of the apartments owned by
local landlord Louis Rome. t
Richard Helmbrecht, Milliken's
assistant for housing, has begun
he investigation in response to a3
fneeting he held Thursday with of-
ficials of the Ann Arbor Tenants
Union concerning the union's com-.
plaints against Rome.
Thirty members of the unionE
picketed the State Capitol Bldg.
end Rome's office the same day to
call attention to their grievances.?
Rome currently has outstanding
nl ~iltin nn i h h tr

Faculty
cautious
on TF plan
Officials to talk
with organizers
By STEVE KOPPMAN
Faculty reaction to the pos-
sible establishment of a teach-
ing fellows' union appears cau-
tious and noncommittal after
Thursday's announcement by
the committee collecting peti-
tions for such a union that it
would file next week for re-
cognition with the State Em-
ployment Relations Comtnis-
sion
In an informal survey yesterday,
department chairmen indicated
their desire to know what demands
the proposed union would make,
but expressed few strong views
either In support or in opposi-
tion to the idea.
The chairmen voted sympathy
with teaching fellows' desire for
higher wages, although they ex-
ressed concern about where the
money for large salary boosts for
TFs could come from.
Meanwhile, Vice President for
Academic Affairs Allan Smith has
declined to predict what the Uni-
versity's reaction will be toward
the attempt to gain union recogni-
tion.
Smith will meet this morning
with TF Union steering committee
chairman Jim Bass. A meeting be-
tween Smith and Senate Assembly
Academic Affairs Committee on
the proposed union is scheduled
for Monday.
Some of the department chair-
men surveyed suggested that one
response to unionization and de-
mands for higher wages might be
the ardin of fer teahin
afhips.n wrecn
eI'd like to see the teaching fel
losts co mudcmefonea. ps
sible" said Prof Russell Fraser,
English department chairman,
"but whether a union is the way
to go about It I guess I'm not
sure."n
Philsophy department chair-
man Charles Stephenson said he
was "lukewarm" to the idea.
See FACULTY, Page 8

f

Requests for $12,000 from each But the students have decided "ae v1U1ations on eign1 House,
had ee summton one t appe i
blu d ers O1l agency for operating funds and not to present the detailed plan at has been summoned to appear in
salaries will be made later this this t i m e, preferring instead to Ann Arbor District Court because
year. seek support for the more basic, f iltoscnenn lcrct
h :)f violations concerning electricity
PSVC PR S A report recently released by broadly outlined proposal. Helbrecht called the city
the planning committee says the B o b Grobe, '70, an assembly
center will "educate future citi- representative, expressed caution Building and Safety Engineering
The LSA lobby just wasn't the zens to the possible solutions, Wednesday on faculty reaction to Department yesterday to gather
same yesterday. goals, and ideals of environmental the proposal. information for the report he is:
Th control" by tours of city functions "There's going to be a f a i r preparing for the Governor on the!
such as the sewage treatment and amount of sentiment both for and status of Rome's apartments.
front of windows 4, 5, 6, and 7 and water purification plants, and na- against," said Grobe. "Junior fac- Rome has already been warned
the usual long line in front of the tural and historic areas. Guides ulty members, especially, might by City Attorney Jerold Lax to
cashier's window. But the usual for conducting these tours would find the idea attractive." correct his code violations within
registrars' also be trained by the center, the Prof. Cameron said Wednesday 15 days, or be ticketed.
long line in front of the report says, his agreement to introduce the! This means Rome would have
office was unusually long. When the city, county or Uni- student proposal does not imply to pay a fine or face court pro-
Students in psych 171-a pass-J versity plan new projects, the cen- his support of it. Feedings.
fail course- were standing in ter "could act as a sounding "All it implies," said Cameron, According to Ralph Lloyd, the
front of them with more vacant board . . . for public information "is that I see no reason why the head of the city housing inspection
than normal stares on their faces, and education" and "offer a forum faculty should not hear the pro-I division, Rome was ticketed for
All were clutching worn transcripts in which ideas could be pre- posal." violations at three apartment

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-Associated Press

Scalped
The lengthy tresses of Beatle John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono are a thing of the past. The
Lennons visited a barber this week in Aalborg, Denmark. When they left, John was wearing only
about % inch of fuzz on top, although he managed to hold on to most of his beard,

SECON D TERM B.EGINS :

in their hands. sented."
On each transcript, next to the According to the report, pro-
words tpsychology 171", was the grams on transportation systems,
letter "C". zoning, sewage treatment and
The receptionist-labeled "panic population density of housing de-
lady" by her co-workers-offered velopments would help citizens
understand the problems of plan-
an explanation. ning and design in a city.
The data processing~ machine inn n eini iy
on University students now have4
which records semester grades on few chances to share their ideas
transcripts is not coded to direct- ,for improvement of the commu-
ly print pass-fail grades, but must nity with local citizens, the report
be coded with another standard adds. The center could provide a
grade in addition to the pass or forum that would help both
fail indicator. groups.
In printing the latest grades the New students and faculty mem-
machine, with characteristic haste bers would receive an introduc-
and thoroughness, failed to pick tion to the community in orien-
up the pass-fail indicator and tation programs sponsored by the
printed the code letter "C" instead center. Most University students
on many of the transcripts. See ENVIRONMENTAL, Page 8

h

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Oin today's
Page Three

* Florida's governor asks for
uniform desegregation poli-
cies for the whole nation,
and says Florida will not
comply with the Feb. 1
deadline.
* The Senate passes a bill

dwellings. He was ticketed early
;his month for violations which
had not been corrected at 710-712'
Lawrence St.
When asked by union officialsj
Thursday whether he would have'
a response to their demonstration,
Rome reportedly replied, "there
wili oe a response, there will be a
response."
Thursday's picket is the second
protest in the past week the union
has staged against Ann Arbor
landlords.
The new protests are part of a

easyloans, growing dividends
"e
I IS ORRS TOWl ll X1
By LARRY LEMPERT checks and money orders at re- versity throughout the year at the
Now in its second term of duced rates. appropriate times.
operation, the S t u d e n t Credit "Perhaps the most important Directors of the Union say they
Union is still trying to outdo the feature of the credit union is that are pleased with its progress-
its members are ultimately in considering difficulties it encoun-
best banks of the Ann Arbor control," says Brown. tered trying to get off the ground.
financial world. j The state granted its charter
According to SCU treasurer. SCU Aas orgazed last August hugust, and students could not
Tom Brown, the union is "swamp- by students who had expressed in becontacted on a large scale until
ed with business." And, as the terest trn the first months of last term.
organization expands its benefits, which would provide an option to Now, according to Brown, more
more students are expected to be- using one of the commercial than 1400 accounts have been
come members. banks. opened with the SCU.

aimed at the eradication of far-reaching campaign designed to
organized crime, make the union more visible to
* Israeli commandos retreat Ann Arbor tenants. The union
undertook this new strategy, in
after holding an Egyptian large part, because of legal prob-
island for 32 hours. lems and organizing difficulties.

For a $5 membership fee any
registered University student can
stash his savings with the union
and earn dividends, take out
loans at a cheap interest rate,j
cash checks, and buy traveler's

HINDERED BY FUND SHORTAGE

Applied social science school asked

A board of directors, which de-
termines SCU's general policies, is
elected from the membership an-
nually.
When the board meets once a
month, the meetings are open and
members are encouraged to attend
to express their opinions and to
offer suggestions.
Dividends are paid quarterly by
the union. As the first quarter
ended in December, SCU was pay-
ing dividends of 3.3 per cent. The
rates are expected to rise, however,
now that initial costs have been
met and payments on loans are
coming in.
Brown predicts an interest rate
of 4.5 per cent for the next quar-
ter and expects a steady increase
until dividends will be paying over,
5 per cent.
SCU applies its membership fees
and 20 per cent of its income to
its reserves. It is a member of the
Michigan Credit Union League
and security of SCU deposits is
assured by the stabilization fund
of that organization.
The union is currently discuss-

By HARVARD VALLANCE
"The liberal arts school is
dead," says Prof. Albert Reiss,
chairman of the sociology de-
partment. "A lot of students
don't see the relevance of a
liberal arts degree."
Reiss feels that the "missing
relevance" may be found by the
creation of a School of Applied
Social Science at the University.
The propossd school, Reiss
says, would be designed to help

being widely discussed. Lack of
funds appears to be the major
reason it has not been imple-
mented. Reiss says.
Applied social science em-
phasizes the practical applica-
tions of research in the fields
of sociology, social work, crim-
inology and psychology.
Reiss cite, for example, the
demand for social statisticians.
The demand is soon to greatly
increase, he predicts, for train-
ad c +-n fictn no '-n to ,lnnt n nA

has been traditionally confined
to graduate schools, Reiss says,
"it is utterly silly that much of
this can't be taught at the
undergraduate level."
Explaining that "we n e e d
large numbers of graduates and
they don't need seven years of
school" Reiss sees the new col-
lege as an opportunity to "ab-
sorb many more of the so-called
disadvantaged than we now ab-
sorb in the liberal arts college".
Many of the programs, he ven-

pursuit of the field would be
stifled if it was instituted as
part of a program or depart-
msnt in the literary college.
Reiss sees -the shortage of
trained personnel in applied soc-
ial science as so critical that "a
massive financial effort not un-
like that for the land grant col-
leges is necessary." To meet
present and future demands
that he sees graduate schools as
unlikely and unwilling to fill,
"several thousand such colleges"

tion of an artificial scarcity of
workers."
There are also many insti-
tutionalized interests that will be
jeopardized, he notes, by the
creation of an applied science
school. Resistance originating
from some graduate programs
that may be threatened by a
mass of welltra needundergrad-
uates can be expected, he said,
from those who hold "all sorts
of the usual professional notions
based on archaic notions of the

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