THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Lewis Writes to Council
Dear Maynard: ing by resolution as action of the
The proper University officials Conference, "National Sigma Kap-
have been as gravely concerned as pa shall abide by the University or
the Student Government Council College rules and regulations now
wil the status of Sigma Kappa governing the respective campuses
Sorority on this campus. Events on which it has a chapter, reserv-
leading up to the questions raised ing the right to regulate its in-
are well-known to all concerned ternal affairs privately, in accord-
but I cite again, for the record, the ance with the university or college
chief concern of the Administra- rules and regulations, provided
tive officers. that such rules and regulations
Sororities to be recognized on must not be in violation of the
this campus must submit their Constitution and Bylaws of Sigma
Constitution and Bylaws to the Kappa as set forth in Article III,
Office of the Dean of Women who Section IA."
has the responsibility to in turn The Office or the Dean of
certify to the Student Government Women, in consultation with
Council that they meet the overall other Administrative officials, has
University regulations prescribed checked the Constitution and the
for such organizations. The Stu- Bylaws, all references to Article
dent Government Council then III, Section IA called to our atten-
makes its decision as to recogni- tion in the resolution and is now.
tion. prepared to certify to the Student
This was done in the case of Government Council that Sigma
Sigma Kappa and, when events led Kappa meets the requirements as
to a questioning of the ability of stated in our published Regula-
the local chapter to meet our ions.
regulations, the AdministrationasC I urge Student Government
well as Student Government Coun- Council to proceed immediately in
cil sought reassurance from the its deliberations to resolve this
National offices of Sigma Kappa, important matter coming under its
This was not forthcoming so the proper area of concern.
local chapter was placedin a pre- Respectfully,
carious position on this campus. /S/ James A. Lewis
The Administrative Officers joined
Student 'Government Council in -3Si
urging the local chapter to seek Siamia K appa
assurance, at its biennial national
conference, of its' ability to meet Letters Read
University of Michigan regula-
The local chapter organized to At Panhellenic
bring the issue to the convention
and we are now in receipt of a Letters from Sigma Kappa Na-
communication from the National tional and by Vice-President for
officers which certifies the follow- Student Affairs James A. Lewis
were read before the Panhellenic
Council at its weekly meeting yes-
EN IN CHICAGO terday by Panhellenic President
Visit the Mary Tower,'5.
LU NOMiss Tower pointed out that a
BL UE, N T E committee has been formed which
will bring recommendations back
Oct. 1-12, to Student Government Council.
Earl Bostic Quintet In other discussion by the
Oct. 15-Nov. 9 group, the question of sorority
Dakota Staton and,, women being too involved in ex-
The Master Sounds tra-curricular a c t i vi t i e s was
"The Divne" Sara23Vaughan brought before the council.
Harry James and his Band ittle Club
Stan Kenton and his Band
Dec. 17-Jan. 4 To Open Today
Duke Ellington and his Band
,r Bring Ge Chlldrent 40
gn e lnThe Union's Friday night Little:
The Blu e Nrru Club will be held tonight for the
Mds n Cfirst time this semester, Sanford'
Holo, '6%, announced yesterday.
The Little Club, which is free,
features the band of Bob Elliotl
and is open from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m.
N , on Friday nights.
By THOMAS HAYDEN
A steady stream of alumni and
friends of the University began
clogging Ann Arbor today for the
Fifth Annual Development Coun-
cil Conference which opened this
morning and will continue through
tomorrow's football game.
The visitors are here to review
the progress made during the past
year by the Council.
Organized six years ago, the
Council attempts to "carry out
,It assists in the public relations
of the University, especially in
those aspects which will lead to
improved financial support through
gifts, grants and bequests.
It tries to stimulate further the
interest of alumni and friends of
the University in its development,
and to facilitate this development
by a study of the institution's
Third, it coordinates the Uni-
versity's special fund-raising pro-
Fund raising is channeled into
one of two categories: the Michi-
gan Alumni Fund or the Capital
The Alumni Fund attempts to
obtain "modest" size gifts from
alumni and friends, according to
John Sweeney, member of the
Last year a record $270,543 was
The Capital Gifts Program tries
to raise larger sums, usually from
corporations and foundations,
A sum of $252,000 went to the
University'ffom this program last
A University Needs Committee,
composed of alumni and faculty,
annually reviews the needs of the
institution and determines the
objectives of the Alumni Fund
and the Capital Gifts program.
Money collected by the Alumni
Fund has been used to provide
awards for distinguished faculty
service, and provide the president
with an emergency fund.
AlumniFund money is also used
to provide assistance, to students
with financial difficulties and to
maintain out-of-state scholar-
Objectives of the Capital Gifts
Program have included the provi-
sion of research sponsorships, fel-
lowships and scholarships, equip-
ment for student housing and
foreign student programs.
Up To Their Ears .. .
C WRAP IT UP-I'll buy that, stidents who have attended Daily
tryout meeting say. There will be one more chance for all those
who are interested in either The Daily editorial or business staffs
to find out more about them. Meetings will be held at 4:15 p.m.
today in the Student Publications Building.
FOR FISCAL YEAR
WSU Board of Governors
Asks Capital Fund Al atin011
,Wayne State University's board
of governors has recommended governors and sent to the state
capital funds allocation of $6,976,- budget division for final approval.
827 for the current fiscal year. It marks an increase of approxi-
Of this amount, $3,749,000 will mately $1,700,000 over this year's
be used to acquire land and clear operating fund. The new budget
sites for new buildings. represents an analysis of Wayne
A building fund of $2,640,000 State's operating needs for its first
will be used to construct a Com- year as a state university, under
munity Arts Auditorium, a build- complete state financial support
ing in which the nursing college, and control.
graduate school and social work
school will be housed, an Adminis-
trative Services building and an
addition to the current Science
The board of governors also
accepted gifts and grants totaling IIALN8-6416
$693,700 to be used for research
and graduate study at Wayne Tonight eat 7 and 9 P.M.'
State. Included are grants for can-
cer research from the United
States Public Health Service. "An unusual
An operating budget of $19,130, - l
515 for the 1959-60 fiscal year has
been approved by the board'of honestly rare
Topic of 'Talk
Professor of Animal Genetics
C. H. Waddington of the Univer-
sity of Edinburgh, will discuss
"The Mechanisms of Differentia-
tio" at 4:15 p.m. today in Aud.
A, Angell Hall.
The lecture, open to the public,
is being given under the auspices
of the Division of Biological
WORLD S GREATEST
FRIDAY EVENING 8:30
SCOTTISH RITE AUDITORIUM
MASONIC TEMPLE, DETROIT
Tickets available at:
DISC SHOP, 1210 S. University
$3.30, $2.75, $2.20, $1.65
C/he pt iI
7 and 9 P.M.
"Cabin in The Sky"
with Ethel Waters, Lena Horne
Saturday 7 and 9 P.M.
Sunday 8 P.M.
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