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20 per cent chance
of snow flurries

Seventy-Six Years of Editorial Freedom
Placement Post Faces Delue of Employer


The national shortage in quali-
fied, available persons for elemen-
tary and secondary teaching posts
has led to a flood of requests for
University graduates far in ex-
cess of persons registered with the
Bureau of Appointments and Oc-
cupational Information.
Evart W, Ardis, director of the
Bureau, described the academic
year 1965-66 as "the busiest, most
rewarding year the University has
experienced in the placement of
its graduating seniors and alumni.
"Business, industry, government
and institutions descended on our
campus in unprecedented numbers
searching for graduates in all dis-
ciplines. Salaries moved upward,
To Resign
March 15
Miller To Become
V-P for Academics
At Cleveland State
Prof. James G. Miller announced
yesterday that he w1ll leave his
present post March 15 as director
of the University's Mental Health
Research Institute to become vice-
president for academic affairs at
Cleveland State University.
The executive committee of
MHRI will begin immediately to
consider a successor to Miller for
recommendation to the Board of
Regents. Miller said he prefers not
to enter the discussion on choice
of his successor.
Although nationally known as
an administrator and scholar, he

reflecting the phenomen
of the economy."
In the Education Divis
Bureau there has been,i
six years, a definite in
requests for placemen
areas, the most oustan
in secondary school requ
grew fourfold over this p
For each available car
secondary education, t]
more than 20 average
possible. Candidates in
from art through for
guages and industrial ar
cial education and schoc
had above ten requests e
In certain circumst
many as 50 to 100 req
specific areas, such as lib
reading, were received.

ial growth requests in the secondary educa-
tion division were 31 per centj
ion of the higher than in 1964-65.
n the last The final occuaptional data for
acerase of the year ending Aug. 31, 1966, in
t in all this area, showed that, of the
ding being 1,534 persons registered with the
ests which division: 160 continued their for-
period. mal study; 41 went into other
ndidate in types of employment; nine entered
here were the military service; 83 were still
requests available for positions; 117 were
all areas listed as inactive; no information
eign lan- was available on 192 of the regis-
ts to spe- trants; and 934 or approximately
ol nursing 61 per cent went into teaching.
each. For the elementary education
ances as level, the increase in requests
quests for from 1964-65 to 1965-66 was 27
brarian or per cent, slightly lower than that
In total, for the secondary education level.

The higher education division range of $5,600 and over. Inex- was directed toward placing can- sales and social work areas. Those the same position; 17 placed ir.
also witnessed a significant in- perienced elementary and second- didates in internship projects of in demand had tended to major in teaching positions; three enter the
crease iii the percentage of re- ary teachers recorded with the the government. In this respect English, mathematics, the physical military service; 20 recorded as
quests made for graduates (20%), Placement Service a median sala- and in many other non-govern- sciences and social sciences. not available for personal reasons;
most of such inquiries being for ry range of $5,400 to $5,600. The mental positions, the persons most As of August 1966, the place- 162 provide no information, and
persons with Ph.D's. However, salary range of the higher educa- sought tended to be those in busi- ments of the 319 registrants of 441 listed as still available for the
various institutions were willing tion personnel increased from $500 ness adminstration, engineering, the General Division for which General Division.
to accept registrants who had all to $2,000 over the 1964-65 year and the physical sciences. some form of information was Although not included in the
the Ph.D. prerequisites except the with the median being from $8,000 A shortage was still evident in available indicated that 113 were preceding statistical information,
dissertation. to $10,000. the following areas: accounting, placed in new positions; 32 re- the other two divisions of the
From the request made it is ap- The other major area of the computer programming, data pro- turned to school; two remained in Bureau, which are active in assist-
parent that shortages existed yin Bureau which provides significant cessing, insurance, marketing, and the same position; 12 were di- ing with employment problems, are
the biological science, business material on where University grad- personnel work. Moreover, busi- rected into teaching positions; the Summer Placement Bureau,
subjects, all areas of education, uates are employed is the General ness and industry sought "quali- one entered the military service; which showed an increase in the
English, history, mathematics, Division. fied candidates for 'trainee' and 14 were not available for personal opportunities for vacation employ-
physics, psychology, sociology, In this division, government, internship programs of- varying reasons; 133 registrants gave no ment at camps9 resorts, govern-
speech, and in both administrative business, and industry also sought length., response, and 12 were still cate- mental agencies, business enter-
and classroom personnel. registrants for all levels of em- The most significant chances for gorized as available. prises and hospitals; and the Ca-
The accepted salary of both ele- ployment in the ratio of about women registered under the Gen- The alumni registrants had 154 reer Counseling Service which aids
mentary and secondary teachers twenty requests for each person. A er l Division seemed to be in placed in new positions; 41 re- students and alumni through pro-
with experience was at a medium significant amount of attention clerical, health, library, personnel turn to school; three remain in grams in vocation guidance.

r NE.. ATiTWU.IirE

Late World News
By The Associated Press
PASADENA, CALIF.-Lunar Orbiter 3 rendezvoused with
the moon on schedule yesterday and then settled into an oblong
orbit and a sharp look for astronaut landing spots. The 850-
pound vehicle was expected to have its first batch of photographs
ready for viewing next Wednesday.
REP. TOM CURTIS, (R-Mo.) will give a talk on "The Draft"
today in the Law Club Lounge at the Law School at 7:00 p.m.
Curtis, who referred to the Selective Service System as "out-
moded, defective and discriminatory," is the second-ranking
Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee and
selected by the American Political Science Association in 1962 as
the outstanding Republican Congressman.
formally proclaimed by Gov. George Romney and the Legislature
Tuesday, just slightly before the University's 150th birthday. The
University's legal predecessor, the Cathelopistemiad of Michigania,
was established in Detroit on Aug. 26, 1937. Romney's proclama-
tion was presented to University President Harlan Hatcher during
ceremonies in the House chambers.
THE CLOSED DOOR POLICY of South Quadrangle was re-
instated Monday night, according to South Quad director Thomas
Fox. The policy which had been suspended for review by the
faculty advisory committee of the Board of Governors of Res-
idence Halls was passed by them and by John Feldkamp, director
of housing. South Quad students will be permitted to entertain
visitors of the opposite sex in their rooms at specified times on
the weekends.
REGENT ALVIN BENTLEY was reported in good condition
following surgery at the University Hospital. Doctors said they
expect Bentley, whose ailment was not disclosed, to remain in the
hospital about two weeks and then convalesce at his home in
Owosso, Mich.
* * *. *
will be held at the University Feb. 10 and 11. The conference,
to be convened by University President Harlan Hatcher, will in-
clude delegates from the states three major universities' social
work schools as well as delegates from 16 other schools in the
mid-west. Keynote speaker for the event will be Alan Haber,
Grad, and the program will include Prof. Richard Cloward from
Columbia, Roy Lubove from Cornell, and Deans Fedele Fauri of
the University and Sidney Dillick of Wayne State.
spokesman said yesterday that an interview published in The Daily
last year has created an inflow of inquiries from over 100 Univer-
sity students on the SUPA's role in helping "conscription re-
sisters" immigrate to Canada. To date, however, said the spokes-
man, "not a single University student has fled to Toronto" and
only one Michigan State University student had done so.
AN AKRON UNIVERSITY student is suing the school be-
cause he was refused a college degree and is in danger of being
drafted before he completes his studies.
William R. McClenathen II, who still is studying at Akron,
says he faces possible induction into the armed forces because he
lost his student deferment in January, when he was supposed to
graduate. McClenathen was refused a degree because he missed
the required "C" average by .0047 of a point. He said he had a
"C" average in three of four categories but failed to hold the
average in over-all work.

Student Role
In Decisions
Hatcher Coninittee
Holds Initial Meeting,
Elects Chairman
The first meeting of the Presi-
dential Committee on the Role of
the Student in University Decision
Making was held yesterday with
little remaining of the thunder of
last December's student protests.
University President Harlan
Hatcher, in charging the commit-
tee, emphasized that "University
life is not a serious of confronta-
tions" and urged the committee to
"sit down in a relaxed atmos-
phere" and closely scrutinize the

Hatcher Speech University President Harlan Hatcher yesterday met
The idea of the committee was of the Student in University Decision-Making and
first outlined bynHatcher in a committee also elected Prof. Inis Claude of the Poli
speech before a tense meeting of ---- --- -__
the faculty assembly last DeceA-W
ber. The speech was in response to DISSATISFACTION GROWS:
a student ultimatum demanding
that the University rescind a sit-in { "
ban ruling and that it comply !C tese B 11R
with the results of a student ref-
erendum on ranking for the draft.
Hatcher at that time also cre-
ated two commissions to study or e roes1
University relations with the Se-o

-Daily-Don Horowitz
with members of the Committee on the Role
charged them with their responsibilities. The
itical Science Dept. as chairman.

ilkins Warns


examine the University decision By LYNNE KILLIN our time, he- said. The Negro is succeeded Leroy Collins as the
on sit-ins. being separated from middle class head of CRS in 1965.
The commission has been charg- America is in serious trouble white America as whites move in- This agency, established under
ed with the following responsi- over its unsolved urban Negro to the suburbs and poor Negroes the Civil Rights Act of 1964, hopes
bilities: problem, accordin" to Roger Wilk- move into urban areas. to encourage peaceful compliance
-Reviewing the organization ins, director of the community re- As this occurs, the cities are with such measures as the Public
and structure of student govern- lations service of the U.S. Depart- becoming less and less able to pro- Accommodation Act. At first it
ment: ment of Justice. He spoke last vide essential services while its concentrated on crisis areas in the
--Studying the role of student night in the University Activities wealth, talent and facilities are South but now, under Wilkins di-
government as an "action body"; Committee's symposium on "The being drained off by the suburbs. rection, it is working on problems
and Urban Ghetto." Wilkins, a University graduate, of the large cities.
-Determining the "rightful role "Our cities are in danger of
of students in University decision becoming Negro reservations whichmilnou-ri e
making, on all levels affecting will be more dangerous and diffi- O ~ t W O I e E E
them." cult than those of the Indians, S
he said. Negroes are more sophisti-
Open Meetings cated and believe in the Ameri- R eovrse G a
The committee selected Prof. can dream; yet they are being lete
Inis Claude of the Political Science down. They are disturbed by the

To Suggest
Lottery Plan
Top Priority Given
181/2, 19-YearOlds
In Draft Revisions
tional Commission on Selective
Service will tell President John-
son next week the nation's draft
laws must be revolutionized to
provide for a lottery and the
drafting of youngest men first.
Sources said commission mem-
bers believe these changes, if im-
plemented into law by Congress,
will go a long way toward ending
built-in inequities and unfairness
of the present system.
Ends Discrimination
In particular, insiders said, it is
thought the new proposals will
help end complaints that the pres-
ent system discriminates against
the culturally deprived Negro who
is not able to get a student defer-
"I think the lottery system is
going to be protection against any
possible racial discrimination," one
source said. "As a matter of fact,
it should help reduce it."
Another source said "there's
nothing in the drafting of young-
est first that would discriminate
against anybody. The issue of dis-
crimination does not come in at
Under the commission's plans,
all youth's 181/2 and 19 would have
top priority in the draft classifica-
tion instead of men 26, 25 and
24, as is the case now. After reg-
istration and examination, these
youths would enter the 1-A clas-
sification pool and be chosen for
the draft by lot.
Deferments Continue
The commission's plans at pres-
ent, sources said, call for the con-
tinuance of student deferments,
but with this significant change:
after graduation the student must
go back into the lottery pool and
th'us face the same exposure to
the draft as youths who elected
to delay their education.
There also are reports that the
commission will propose that grad-
ual abolition of student defer-
ments be given strong consider-
ation. But sources said the defer-
ment programs would continue-
at least for the present-under the
commission's recommendations.
The commission rejected any al-
ternative to the existing system,
including the proposed all-volun-
teer professional standing Army
and the concept of national serv-
ice in lieu of armed service which
has been advocated by many lead-
ing administration officials.
Commission members decided to
stay with the present Selective
Service set-up, the sources said,
but agreed it must be drastically
National Standards
Specifically, the commission will
propose that clear, uniform na-
tional standards for the classifica-
tion of all draft-age men be pro-
mulgated and thus eliminate the
present reliance on the more than
4,000 local draft boards in the
nation. The boards have 'inter-
preted Selective Service guidelines
in a myriad of conflicting ways.
Commission members also are
reported to feel at this time that
a national draft call should be
established in place of the current
method of assigning quotas on a
local basis. This, the sources said,


is primarily noted for his research
in general systems. His studies
have centered on living systems
with emphasis on behavior theor-
ies. Systems theory aids research-
ers in creating mathematical and
computerized models of living
systems and is applicable to such
fields as health sciences and edu-
Since 1955
Miller has been at the Univer-
sity since 1955 and is one of the
founding directors of the Mental
Health Research Institute.
Miller explained that he has had
no direct experience in top-level
academic administration 'in the
past, but came in contact with the
field through his work as prin-
cipal scientist for the Inter Uni-
versity Communications Council
EDUCOM aims at practical ap-
plication of systems theory to
higher education. The amount of
knowledge being made available
daily results in what is known as
an "information overload," ac-
cording to Miller. The aim of -
EDUCOM is to apply new develop-
ments in communication science
to facilitate the spread and stor-
age of this information.
Harold L. Enarson, president of:
Cleveland State university, re-
quested that Cleveland State be
made a laboratory school for
EDUCOM techniques. He has em-
ployed Miller as a special consul-
tant since Oct. 17. Cleveland State,
created late in 1964, now has about;
3,000 students and expects 20,000 m
full-time students by 1980. da
Grad School Institutes du
One of the innovations being Fr
considered is a graduate school stf

Dept. as its chairman. The com-
mision further decided to keep
meetings open to all students and
faculty unless the commission by
a two-thirds vote, choses to holdt
a closed session.-
The commission consists of
twelve members, four each rep-t
resenting the student body, the7
administration and the faculty. s
Follows Protests
President Hatcher suggested a
commisison to investigate the de-1
cision-making apparatus of the
University last semester, following
a series of student protests. t
Student Government Council1
and other campus organizations1
argued that students were not be-E
ing consulted on many of the im-
portant decisions affecting the en-
tire University community.c

failure of the American promise
and may react violently, as in
Watts, he said.!
"The quality of life for the mass
of American Negroes is stagnant
or deteriorating in comparison to
that of the whites of this coun-
try," said Wilkins. "The Negro
realizes this and is becoming
"He wants to participate fully in
American life yet can't because
of prejudice, poverty and isola-
tion," according to Wilkins.
"Unfortunately white Americans
and middle class Negroes errone-
ously believe that enormous strides
have been, taken in solving our
problems and that we are near to
eliminating the last vestiges of ra-
cial problems."
The situation in our cities ac-
centuates the racial difficulties of


A mass meeting, called by stu-
dents in the School of Social Work
yesterday in Trueblood Aud., heard
faculty representatives and con-
cerned students express views on
pending curriculum revisions.
Dean Robert D. Vinter told an
audience of some 150 students and
faculty that he could see an "es-
calation of expectations" of stu-
dents that might result in agita-
tion for immediate implementa-
tion of curriculum reforms.
He expressed hope, however,
that a gradual "phase-in of por-
tions and sections" of the new
curriculum would begin as early
as next fall.
Election of an executive board
to the newly formed Social Work
Student Organization is scheduled

to be completed today with the
final balloting of the three day
elections to take place between
,11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in the
fourth floor lounge of the Frieze
Students in the case work, group
work and community organization
areas of the school each submitted
prepared statements on the cur-
riculum revisions and the roles of
students and faculty in academic
decisions which they had been
preparing for several weeks prior
to yesterday's meetings.
Vinter emphasized three goals
for the curriculum committee-
composed of faculty members and
individual students without rep-
resentative status-to consider in
drafting proposals for a curricu-
lum that would provide "con-,
tinuous change."
To extend the breadth and
scope of the curriculum to include
a full range of professionalroles
and tasks" and a broader range of
knowledge from the social sci-
9 To encompass variations in
instructions needed by students
with different backgrounds and
* To design a curriculum with
flexibility that would permit more
individualized study and reduce
"arbitrary and formal require-
The elections of officers to the
student organization center around
issues raised by the curriculum



Panel Urges Moral Restraint In Sixties

Special To The Daily
WASHINGTON - "Seeking the
ral life is a long, hard, every-
y struggle which should not end
ring one's lifetime," Charles
ankel, assistant secretary of
te for educational and cultural
fnlooi7QlA x

ditions of dialogue are maintain- with these, the college generation ance of the gap between what is He cited as examples of the "ap-
ed." We must work for change, must have an immense social im- and what should be. paling" tendencies of the churches
he continued, but we must avoid ,agination." Stringfellow defined the over- to conform to the surrounding so-
zealotry, for "the morally zealous 'Lost Control' riding morality of our time as "a ciety the censuring of Episcopal
have not yet created a society that Dugger morality of survival and self-in- bishco James Pike, and the state-
was livable." Duggr "spoke of . the problems terest. This morality governs, or merits of Francis Cardinal Spell-
Frankel stressed the need for re-ofhave livingost in "a world o w e feigns to govern, all men.' man concerning the war in Viet-
sratnkegstrese the yned fore-m hav lot cdtrohe yfworld c- trgfellow postuated that mor- nam.
specting the privacy and freedomj day can be destroyed by trivia, ac- Stigelwpsutdta o-nm

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