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)AY, MARCH 21, 1959





Regents Grant Faculty Leaves

In the Spring

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Red Cross Gives Course at New Cent

The Regents yesterday granted
42 leaves of absence, including 34
sabbaticals, and one sick leave.
Nine literary-college professors
in the literary college received
sabbaticals for the entire academic
year 1959-60: Prof. Alfred S. Suss-
man of the botany department;
Prof. Robert C. Elderfield of the
chemistry department; Prof. Mil-
ton Tamres of the chemistry de-
partment and Prof. Marvin J.
Eisenberg of the fine. arts depart-
Others are Prof. Kenneth
Stewart of the journalism depart-
ment; Prof. Herbert H. Paper of
the Near Eastern studies depart-
ment; Prof. Paul V. C. Hough of
the physics department; Prof.
Norman R. F. Maier of the psy-
chology department and Prof.
James Ferrell of the Slavic lan-
guages and literature department.
Receive Sabbaticals
For the first semester, five lit-
erary-college professors received
Sabbaticals went to Prof. Ross
N. Pearson of the geography de-
partment; Prof. Nathaniel Coburn
4. of the mathematics department;
Prof. George E. Mendenhall of the
The University Regents yester-I
day approved three appointments
to committees.
Prof. H. Glenn Ludlow was
named for a three-year renewal
term on the Executive Committee1
of the Institute for Human Adjust-1
ment. His term ends on Feb. 28,
1962. Prof. James N. Morgan was
appointed for a similar term on
the committee. He succeeds Prof.
Kenneth E. Boulding.
Prof. Dugad E. S. Brown, who
is on leave from therExecutive
Committee of the Michigan Me-
mori-Phoenix Project, is to be
replaced for the second semester
of 1958-59 by Prof. A. Goeffrey
The Regents also approved twoj
changes of titles within the Re-
search Center for Group Dynamics
in yesterday's meeting.
Dorwin Cartwright, formerly di-
rector of the Center, is now its
research coordinator. Alvin Zander
succeeds Cartwright as director.
Zander was previously program di-
rector of the Center.
Effective of March 1, the change
y, was made in order to permit Cart-
wright to devote his attention to
the guidance and coordination of
the research programs by relieving'
him of daily administrative tasks.
Zander will now assume respon-
sibility for the administration of
the 'Center's finances, budgeting,
personnel, equipment and facili-
ties. He will also take charge of
maintaining relations with con-
tractors and foundations, as well
as with other units within the Uni
versity and in other institutions.
Prof. Bassett
Gets Award
Prof. Leslie Bassett of composi-
tion and theory has been awarded
the 1959 Publication Award by the
Society for Publicatioi of Ameri-
can Music, Inc.
Prof. Bassett's winning compo-
sition, "Five Pieces for String
Quartet" (1957) will be performed
by the Kohon Quartet at Town
Hall, New York, sometime in April.
The Stanley Quartet gave the
composition its premiere perform-
ance in July, 1958, and will per-
form the work again at the fourth1

and last concert in their Detroit
series on April 14.]

Near Eastern studies department;
Prof. Theodore M. Newcomb of
the sociology department and Prof.
David C. Chandler of the zoology
For the second semester, twelve
sabbaticals went to literary-col-
lege professors: Prof. W, Wayne
Meinke of the chemistry depart-
ment; Prof. Waldo E. Sweet of
the classical studies department;
and Prof. Herbertf C. Barrows,
Prof. Henry V. S. Ogden and Prof.
William R. Steinhoff of the Eng-
lish department.
Rests Given
Others are Prof. Lewis B. Kel-
lum of the geology department;
Prof. George E. Hay of the mathe-
matics department; Prof. H. R.
Crane of the physics department;
Prof. Arthur W. Bromage of the
political science department; Prof.
Robert C. Angell of the sociology
department; Prof. Hugh Z. Nor-
ton of the speech department and
Prof. Frederick H. Test of the
zoology department.
Four professors in the architec-
ture and design college received
sabbaticals. Prof. Emil Weddige
of the art department received one
for the year. Three others, Prof.
Richard Wilt of the art depart-
ment, Prof. Edward V. Olencki
of the architecture department
and Prof. Thomas J. Larkin of
the art department were granted
leaves for the second semester.
In the music school, two pro-
fessors received sabbaticals for the
first semester: Prof. Hans T.
David of the musicology depart-
ment and Prof. Glenn McGeoch of
the music literature department.
Medical School Members
In the medical school, Dr. James
W. Rae, Jr., chairman of the
physical medicine and rehabilita-
tion department, received a sabba-
tical from April 15, 1959 to April
15, 1960.
The last sabbatical which the
Regents granted went to Prof.
Frederick Wyatt, chief of the
Psychological Clinic in the Bureau
of Psychological Services. He re-
ceived leave for the year.
A leave of absence went to Wil-
liam K. Frankena, chairman of
the philosophy department. He
has been invited to be Visiting
Senior Fellow of the Council of
the Humanities and Visiting Pro-
fessor of Philosophy at Princeton
Receives Leave
Prof. William J. Johnson of the
landscape - architecture depart-
ment of the architecture-and-de-
sign school received leave without
pay from May 25 to June 13. This
enables him to accept the Charles
Eliot Traveling Fellowship award-
ed to him by Harvard University.
Prof. Sidney Fine of the history
department received leave from
Cornell Group
Ends -Student
The Student Council of Cornell
University virtually ended its ex-
istence as a governing body Tues-
A student government will re-
place the Council if two-thirds-of
the referendum votes approve the
constitution this week.
The Council president stated
that the body does "desire a new
student government." If the con-
stitution is approved, the Nomi-
nating Committee will be "officially
constituted" and will begin its in-
vestigation of possible qualified
candidates for the new govern-
It was brought out in the reso-
lution that if the constitution
should fail to be approved by the
student body, the present consti-
tution would be in effect and

Council would begin to draw up
plans for spring elections as usual.

March 13 to April 13 so that he
can lecture at the Seminar in
American Studies in Salzburg,
Prof. Wilford J. Eiteman, of the
finance department of the busi-
ness - administration~ school, re-
ceived leave without pay for the
year of 1959-60. He will serve on
the Paris staff of the European
Productivity Administration from
Sept. 1, 1959 to Aug. 1, 1960.
He will advise European uni-
versities about the organization of
business - administration schools,
particularly with regard to courses
dealing with business finance.
Explores Ideas
Prof. Jack A. Garbutt in the art
departmet of the architecture-
and-design college was granted
leave without pay for the. year.
He will explore new ideas in paint-
ing and will experiment in Acrylic
resins and mixed techniques.
Prof. Paul A. Rondell of the
physiology department of the
medical school was given leave
without salary for the year. He
will work at the research labora-
tories of Ciba, Ltd., in Basel,
Switzerland under the direction of
Dr. Franz Gross.
Prof. Robert H. Super of the
English department was given
leave without salary for the year.
He has received a grant from the
American Council of Learned So-
cieties to complete a critical edi-
tion of Matthew Arnold's complete
prose works.
George C. Rassweiler, research
assistant in the Willow Run Lab-
oratories, was given leave without
salary from April 18 to Nov. 1.
He will serve a tour of active duty
for six months in the Army's
ROTC program.
The extension of the six leave
of Prof. John Weimer of the Eng-
lish department was also approved.
It now includes the second semes-
ter of the 1958-59 year.
Board Lists
The Regents approved two fac-
ulty retirements at their meeting
Prof. Laurie E. Campbell of the
physical education department for
women was granted permission to
retire on August 2, 1959.
Permission for early retirement
was granted Prof. Albert Clark, Jr.
of the engineering college. He will
retire at the end of the current
academic year.
Prof. Campbell, who will be 65
years old on. July 18, 1959, re-
quested permission to retire as
soon as she has completed her
duties in the Summer Session. The
Regents also granted her the title
of professor emeritus of physical
Prof. Clark will be 63 years old
in June and requested retirement
permission at the end of this aca-
demic year.
The Executive Committee of the
engineering college recommended
that Prof. Clark continue his coun-
seling and committee work from
July 1 through December 31, 1959.
The Regents approved the recom-
mendation as well as conferring
the title of assistant professor
emeritus of engineering upon him,
to be effective with his retirement.

An American Red Cross first
aid course opened Thursday night
at the University's new North
Campus Civil Defense Center.
This was the first official use
of the Center, which was dedicated

on March 11.
New recruits to
iary Police force

the local Auxil-
are taking the

--Daily-Juan Rodriguez
BASEBALL-Spring sports came into bloom on the campus yester-
day as many of the men broke out their balls, bats and gloves.
Other activities seen around the residence halls were practice for
outdoor track, golf and tennis. Many of the athletes were preparing
for the spring intramural sports programs.
Michigantia Real Est ate
Group To Hold Clinic
e 4'

'U' To Hold
The Inter-University Committee
on the Superior Student, backed by
the Carnegie Corporation, will
sponsor a conference at the Uni-
versity from June 14 to 17.
About 65 representatives from
about 33 state and municipal col-
leges and universities will attend
the conference, as well as a few
educators from private schools.
The educators present will ex-
change information on the honors
programs, teaching methods and
special plans for the superior stu-
Through the exchange of this
information, the committee spon-
soring the conference hopes to en-
courage the development and
maintenance of special programs
for the superior student in publicly
supported educational institutions.
Beta Alpha Psi
Names Eleven
New Members
Beta Alpha Psi, accounting fra-
ternity, announced the initiation
of new members at a- dinher meet-
ing held at the Union Tuesday
Included among the new mem-
bers are John Bushong, '60BAd.,
Marvin - S. Chupack, Grad., John
C. Grant, Grad., Soehadji, Spec.,
James R. Hays, '59BAd.,'Daniel
MaCaigue, '59BAd., Donald A.
Rademaker, '59BAd., David R.
Rubin, Grad., and DeLeon E.
Stokes, Grad.
Also initiated were Franklin M.
Rogers and Betty Ellen Shephard
of Detroit.

course as part of an intensive 20-
week training program. The Girl
Scout leaders will instruct their
troupes in first aid after comple-
tion of the five-week course.
University students interested
in joining an emergency fire or
police unit are urged to do so, ac-
cording to Ann Arbor Police De-
partment Lt. Harold E. Olson,
coordinator for the group. How-
ever, Lt. Olson emphasized, the
platoon is a permanent, year-
round group and students who
are not in the Ann Arbor area
over the summer months are not
eligible. He added that the spring
and summer training program
might possibly conflict with some
"This is a volunteer group," Lt.
Olson said, "and we will be glad
to have any interested and eligible
University students join us."

According to Capt. Jerry M9
Scofield, ranking officer of th
local Auxiliary Police platoon, ap
plications for acceptance in thi
unit are still being accepted fron
men over 21 who are not alread
affiliated with such an emergent
unit. To n' ake application, cor
tact either Scofield or Olson.
There are three Civil Defeni
police units in the county, the
other two being located in Yps
lanti and Chelsea.
These units are intensive]
schooled in various aspects o
military defense, and will be en
ployed in any emergency situa
tion, police action, including mas
evacuations and disaster relie
They are part of the vast net
work of civil defense voluntee
groups being prepared in case o
na.ional disaster.

The University's business admin-
istration school and Extension
Service will sponsor the eleventh
annual Real Estate Clinic March
31 to April 1, in Rackham Lecture
This annual program is pre-
sented with the cooperation of the
Michigan Real Estate Association,
its member board's, and the Office
of Vocational Education, Depart-
ment of Public Instruction.
The Clinic, which will probably
be attended by about 750 people, is
to .feature W. Gordon Johnstone,
president of the National Institute
of Real Estate Brokers, and Mor-
ganL. Fitch, past-president of the
National Association of Real Es-
tate Boarods, as guest speakers.
Realtors from Chicago, Grand
Rapids, Saginaw, Royal Oak, Birm-
ingham, Lansing and Battle Creek
will participate in panel discus-
sions, as well as Lawrence Gubow,
commissioner of the Michigan Cor-
poration and Securities Commis-
Johnstone will give the keynote
to the meeting with his talk on
"Successful Selling" following a'
welcome address from Extension
Service director Everett J. Soop
and Michigan Real Estate Associa-
tion President Donald H. Tread-
A panel of experts will discuss
"The Real Estate Selling Team
and How It Operates." Dr. Walton

E. Cole of the First Congregational
Church of Detroit will also speak.
The second day's program will
include a panel discussion of "Op-
portunities for More Sales." Paul
F. Icerman, University lecturer in
accounting, and Prof. Elton B.
McNeil of the psychology depart-
ment will be members of this
The conference will be concluded
with Fitch's talk entitled "Oppor-
tunities Abound for You in the
Real Estate Business."~
Madany Leads
Chapel Talks
The Rev. Basam Mandany will
lead a discussion on the Protestant
Reformation at 8 p.m. today at the
Christian Reformed Campus
Chapel, intended for the Arabic-
speaking students on campus.
A native of Syria, Mr. Madany
studied in the United States, re-
turning to his native country as a
missionary. When political con-
flicts forced him to leave, the Back
to God Hour radio program where
he is presently employed, appointed
him to do an Arabic version of the
broadcasts originating from Mon-
rovia, Liberia.
Mr. Mandany will also deliver
the sermon at 10 a.m. tomorrow at
the Chapel.

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