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P Vol. LXXIX, No. 103

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Saturday, February 1, 1969

Ten Cents\

Eight Page

Seizure of ad building chool considers stude
By RON LANDSMAN the faculty will do, although lod occurred last December ing it from us!" he wrote.
The faculty of the social some sort of compromise ap- when the school's curriculum Erlich does not represent the
work school meets today to pears likely, committee scheduled a retreat entire faculty. One professor on
consider a recommendation Included among the possibil- to discuss some wider issues the other side of the fence is
from a joint student-faculty ities are something less than within curriculum change. Fred Cox. In a memorandum
coFmmmitteerv thaptr s tud e n t ine par t, tsuch fas on e h rd re - The com m ittee w anted to ad - o faculty andarstudents d ated
t <From wire Service Reportsgie"fl and equal" voting presentation for students, or mit only the three student Jan. 29, Cox argued that stu-
CHICAGO-Over 200 University representation" on all the giving students fifty per cent members and the two alter- dents probably want more au-
of Chicago students continued school's faculty committees representation without voice. nates. The student union want- tonomy than the "50-50" parity
W Atersti aels ih tte except one. But students, led by S WV S .ed to send 11 representatives, plan would give them.
'school's administration building The recommendation comes Student Union leaders, are de- as many as the faclty had. He pointed out that s o m e
over demands for the granting of from the Student-Faculty Re- manting that parity and vot- When they appeared at the students aregthreatening dis-
equal power to students concern- lations Cmmittee, which was ing rights be assured. Many home of Associate Dean Ro- ruptive action if the plan is
i appointed last semester by the students plan to be outside the bert Vinter. where the retreat not approved, which he charg-
ung membrs. Faculty Advisory Committee room in the Freize Bldg. when was being held, they were re- ed is an "abrogation of the
tu The sit-in began at noon Thurs- and the SWS Student Union. the meeting starts at 10 a.m. fused entrance. foundations upon which 'col-
N ouThe advisory committee is today and will probably r e - When they were barred, the legial relations' may grow."
tiiayting and 4is etdnto con- the major faculty Committee main there for the duration of students sent a note to the He warned that if the plan
atn g o nd t s eeed and handles such matters as the meeting. committee. is adopted, students must bind
tnue over the weekend. academic standing. It is one Plans for what they will do "We flatly reject your token- themselves to finding consen-
The students have presented the committee on which students if the faculty fails to act or ism" they wrote, "We strongly sus through reason and be will-
- are not seeking representation. acts unfavorably range from object to the racist, fascist, ing to accept defeat at times
s. four demands, including s Although the recommenda- a student strike Monday, a sit- anti-student implications of "Perhaps this price is too
" Rescinding the decision niot tion, which is being strongly in in the dean's office or pos- your decision." high to pay,' he wrote.
torhr oilg rfso a- backed by students, calls for sible more aggressive action. One of the first faculty mem- Cox' letter was written in
lene Dixon, allegedly because of- parity on committees, it d e - The fight today is not with- bers to support the students reactionto arpaper entitled, "If
her political activities: clares that "final decision- out precedent. The social work was Prof. John Erlich. not now-when," prepared by
. Awarding students p o w e r making power remains with students have been organizing "If we cannot share a mea- four students in the union.
equal to that of the faculty in the the Governing Faculty and the for about eight months now, sure of real power with our The paper called for the 50-
firing and hiring of all faculty Deans." Problems have been acute students, we are tempting to 50 plan and gave a rationale
members: Few people in the school are most of this academic year. obtain it in the only other based on the necessity for
s Granting total amnesty to willing to predict exactly what One particularly tense per- way that is available-by tak- change in the social work
students involved in the sit-in;
" Payment of all time lost by
University employes because of theq r;p
permitted entry toonly the fistFe
floor of the six story administia-I*
tion building. Protesting students
warned yesterday they would use
--Associated Press physical force if necessary to pre-
Protest at Chicago vent entry to the upper floors . i , ed t G
Earlier yesterday supporters of ..-
the sit-in confronted members of ^:s?
QUEST ON WORTH: the school's disciplinary commit-
_ _ _ _ _ _tee at a hearing held for students
given disciplinary summons at the
sit-in Thursday.
ale facII yotes Approximately 50 people tried to
break into the closed hearing held
at the school's law school four ByLE
(j b f I-' ' l blocks away from the ad bldg.,y L
4 o Ulcat RO TC credit on the grounds that it was a University officials
"kangeroo court." liken and Glenn Allen, dir
NEW HAVEN, Conn. 4 - Yale College faculty members Over 70 students were issued Budget, Thursday to "ex
summons for violating the Uni- of state dollars being chann
voted Thursday to withdraw academic credit from Yale's Re- versity's ban on disruptive sit-ins, University officials ha
serve Officer Training Corps programs and to give the mii- but only one student showed uprt of
tary' courses extracurricular status. for the hearing. Many of the stu-apt nofhe ovrr
The faculty also voted to take away the title of professor dents issued summons Thursday proposed that $1.7 million
c from military officers who run the program. "The command- tore them up as soon as they re-....rrent operating f u n
. ceived them. > .should cover expenses in n
ing officers of these units should be designated by a title in- : Mrs. Dixon has not publicly dis-y 's code
dicating that they do not have the academic authority usually cussed the reasons for her dis- year g
associated with a professorship." the resolution said. missal but many of the demon- The meeting
The faculty asked Yale President Kingman Brewster Jr. triaa fogani at honsesuchmembershin geto Gov.Milliken complain
and the Yale Corporation to th Ne Universit Conference about this "carry over" policy
Binitiate e a r 1 y negotiations and Womens yLiberationcausediosRcop asking for a meeting to disc
with the U.S. Department of her dismissal. Mrs. Dixon also has the matter.
Defense in order to "alter the taken a stand against the publish- © CTIN UES President Fleming and V i
existing contracts as to bring or-perish philosophy. President for Academic Affs
tioThe school's administration's A HANDFUL OF STUDENTS continued their vigil in the LSA bldg. yesterday protesting language Allan Smith represented theU
S4l d A ts"goals."! only reply to the students' de- and distribution requirements. They hung a sign advertising their cause outside the building early versity at the meeting.
mands has been a statement by in the evening. It was torn down shortly afterward by someone who climbed down from a window The Bureau of the Budget ma
The move, similar to action be- P'resident Edward Levi Wednesday, on an upper story. tains the University should h
ing considered on other campuses, before the sit-in began. He reject- - - -- a $1.7 million surplus in its wo
'0seek a reflects a growing disaffection ed the students' demand for equal ing capital reserves by Julye
with the ROTC program, power concerning decisions on E UA L VOICE the end of he current fiscal
By CHRIS STEELE - Yesterday, Dartmouth College faculty hiring. However, the University a
faculty voted to reduce credits for Levi also reserved judgment on this $1.7 million "surplus' is ne
"We left with heavy hearts," ROTC programs, and to eliminate Mrs. Dixon's case until a specially ed to maintain University ope
said the Biafran, "but we had no credit entirely after three years if appointed committee reviews the tions during the period July 1
other choice." This is the message the programs are not moved off procedure by which the decision A ci o r o o e July 30 - the time between
of two Biafran students to Amer- the campus. on Mrs. Dixon was made. end of the current fiscal years
ica Mrs. Dixon has a joint appoint- when the State's first check
Because of the prestige of Yale ment from the school's Sociology the new fiscal year is receive
Speaking yesterday afternoont andDartmouth, some proponents department and from its human et
in the Undergraduate Library, the the downgrading at these schools development division. The division ndwnfa c u lty -stu d e n t ro le Following Thursday's meet
befoe asmal goupof tudntsof he iliaryproramfea tht dparmen an frm is hmanPresident Fleming said "the G
two told Biafra's story of secession. will encourage similar action on is a specialized unit which only ernor recognized that this
They told of riots and massacres :isome of the many campuses where offers graduate degrees. Last De- By RICK PERLOFF posed of undergraduate majors in In addition to the executive called surplus can only be u
and coups. They told of starvation the question is under active re- sion te uan r ton d hpolitical science. committee the association seeks once."
tactics and Russian planes. And view by administrative commit- s One proposal asks that under- representation on the department's The Governor's recommendal
they asked for help, tees and faculty senates. sMscixnstre-erap int-ascain latngtwl ereiwdad os
The iadfrs, hinto and a n s.ment which expires next Septem- science association last night graduates be seated on all depart- undergraduate committee which will be reviewed and poss
The Biafrans, Winston Bell-Gain Brig. Gen. Clifford P. Hannum, 1br. However, the Social Sciences adopted a list of proposals asking mental committees including the sets policy on undergraduate cour- modified by th a Senat
and Okechukwu Emnodi are part of deputy director of individual division, of the school voted un- that students be given an equal executive committee which handles ses. At present this committe before it is finally approved
a team of student leaders from training for Army ROTC affairs animously to withhold a renewal voice in departmental policy mak- questions of tenure and faculty re- comprised of three faculty mem- the Legislature
that country touring here under in Washington feels the problems: of Mrs. Dixon's contract. ing and calling for reform of the cruitment. bers and two graduate students. the $e.samre
the sponsorship of the United can be worked out. The protest over Mrs. Dixon's department's Byumm.Unthe gun$7ergrad- T association also advocates Bry eoymi
Aprotsovr.D icurriculum.TnddeTheacarryover.the increase in S

t voice
school curriculum.
"This rationale is at t h e
heart of what we perceive soc-
ial work to be . . . our demands
for a voice and participation in
the school mustabe weighed on
the same scale as our concern
for the future of the profes-
The main feature of their
new approach was the hope
that tie discipline of social
work be modernized.
"We are concerned t h a t
social work education and
practice be made relevant to
minority groups in our socie-
ty . . . We are disturbed with
the general orientation of the
curriculum in relation to the
major social crisis in this so-
ciety-the systematic oppres-
sion of peoples of colo."
They noted that student
power is not an issue per se
but they said "people who are
directly affected by a decision
making process should have a
strong voice in that process."
Whether the faculty agrees
or not will be determined to-
met with Governor William Ml-
ector of the State Bureau of the
ress concern about the number
ieled into the University's budget,"
I been specifically concerned over
's budget recommendation which
of -
d s Wd
ext ST
mingfails againt
ie recount
7n- LANSING (P)-Unofficial state-
wide returns from the daylight
in- savings time recount, which was
tk- completed yesterday, indicate
1; Michigan voters defeated DST last
ear. Nov. 5 by just 488 votes.
ays The recount, which covered
ed- nearly half of the state's precincts
ra- and 8 of its 83 counties at a cost
to to fast-time supporters of $13,305,
the failed to overturn the DST defeat
and reported after the election.
d. It did, however, trim 1,013 votes
ing, off the margin of loss.
.ov- The end of the recount, mean-
so- while, may not spell the end of
sed the savings time controversy. Oth-
er possible developments include:
ion -Challenges by the busined
ibly groups who petitioned for the re-
and count to decisions made by recount
yees officials.
-Court action on a suit filed
lion Thursday with the state court of
tate appeals, urging an order which

Mts atn te ave been sing- "Responsible faculty members firing originally began Jan. 7 fol- Members of the association will uates, graduate students and fac- the establishment of a course as- appropriations falls short of
cities and college campuses ail everywhere recognize that the J lowing the publication of a story meet early next week with political ulty members would be equally signment committee which would minimum allowable increase p
ovetea contrygie cme ', universities have a responsibility Iin the Chicago Maroon, concern- science faculty to discuss the pro- represented on the committees select staff for introductory cour- mitted by former governor Geo
over the country since December to do this for their country," he ing the school's refusal to renew posals. with each group afforded equal ses and the 400 level courses which Romney's austerity guidelines.,
explained. Mrs. Dixon's appointment. The association is primarily com- voting power. have no permanent instructor. cording to the guidelines, the 1
The y plea for help took several Students are given proportional iversity was to have received
forms. They asked for asais tst FREEDOM AND ASSOCIATION h e e a"atio" and voting pwr$. ilioiease ver la
onamn itaria odcotitntbs"Mst! iId4J.IV eeas.years state appropriation. Wi
needed are food, clothing, tents Another proposal asks for kthe out the $1.7 million as well
and shoes for the 2 million refu- establishment of a 100 level course other recommended cutbacks,
gees in Biafra. They asked stu- in political science which would University would receive only
dents to send letters to their con- introduce the student to the major $4 million increase.
gressmen and President Nixon toI disciplines of the field. Presently The $6.9 milion increase
urge aid for the refugees. there are a number of introductory the minimum needed to cover
The speakers also made an ap- By SHARON WEINER urban affairs, and Middle East studies are it's a good tutoring setup," says Jim Sack, courses. Some members of the as- erating expenses, including
peal for diplomatic support from The Pilot Program, created in 1962 as currently being offered. an English history grad student. sociation feel these do not suffi- million salary increase.
the U.S. ciently acquaint underclassmen_- -..
Athe rding to theUs.Sakers.the "an attack on impersonality and academic Each course consists of a series of lec- Sue Ianni teaches one of the tutorials tl aait wnecsse
According to the speakers the isolation in a large colleges," is winning its tures by professors (Mexican literature) as well as Spanish 'with all the areas with which the
Nigerian}oair force uses Russian tnsb rfsos- not all o hmae 'eia ieaue swl sSaihIdsiln el.E
efown by Arab pilots. Arma- battle. from the University - on topics related to 102. "It's really an experience to have what The proposed course would con-Su
ment for the jets as well as other "The mandate of the program was to the course which are of interest to the I consider to be a friend in the classroom, T-it of three lectures a week and
supplies is being given by Britain, test new ideas," Bruce Storey, director of instructor, because learning is reciprocal," she ex- one recitation. However, one ex-
they said. The Biafrans asked for the project, says, "and it certainly has 'Tutorials supervised by the program's plains. "It's great to sit down after sperimnental section would offer theli
U.S. diplomatic action in London been carried out." resident fellows have also been added to the with the student and have his evaluation traditional two lectures, two reci- l g
and Moscow to halt this aid. Students in the program have been curriculum. The fellows, graduate students, of your teaching. I really welcome the op- tations a week while another sec-
"If they stop their aid it would working to bring new ideas into existence. ae currently conducting independent stu- iportunity to teach like this." tion will have four recitations and Two law students, one from
bring the war to an end in one One of the most imaginative of these is d programs in the areas of African his- According to a survey taken among the no lecture. University and one from Wes
month," said Bell-Gamn. . "operation hook-up," question and answer Mexican literature and sociology pilot program students, the basic concept Another proposal passed by the Michigan University are c
Sreo ad sessions with well known public figures of the program, integration of the'dorm association asks that credit for the lenging the state referen
The re sairis "which are conducted by phone. The tutorial program is an indication of and the classroom, has been successful. 40 level classes be expanded to which defeated Daylight Sav
"They are fighting against chil- wch m _aoducted by phone. the interest which the resident fellows take The results show that R8 ner cent of the four hours. with the fourth hour Tiran

the would block the Board of State
er- Canvassers from certifying the
rge corrected returns as official.
Ac- __The possibility that some
Un- legislators who favor savings time
d a may try to pass a bill providing
a s the state would set its clocks ahead
ith- one hour in late April and back
tas one hour in late October.
y a State Elections Director, Bern-
ard Apol said the recount changed
was the once-official figures certified
op- by the Board of State Canvassers
$5.4 in December by adding 1,106 yes
votes and 93 no votes.
time vote
the is to approve or reject this act
tern (the legislative act exempting
hal- Michigan from daylight savings
dum time)."
ings But the yes-no question on the
ballot. they noted, read. "Shall the

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