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Mostly pleasant,
chance of rain

Seventy-Six Years of Editorial Freedom




Approves Knauss Report





Joint Panel
Asks Change
In Schedule
Urges Formation of
Systematic Procedure
For Faculty Evaluation
A joint student-faculty advisory
committee yesterday released a re.
port asking for sweeping changes
in academic scheduling and pro-
cedure to facilitate greater stu-
dent participation in University
In addition, the committee urges
formation of a systematic course
and teacher evaluation procedure
which would serve Deans and de-
partment heads in determining
faculty tenure and promotion
The report of the Ad Hoc Com-
mittee nn Stunt Par i tin i.
















Presidential Draft Appeal

The Presidential draft appeal
board announced yesterday that
it has voted to uphold the 1-A
classification of six University
students who sat-in at the Ann
Arbor draft board last Oct. 15.
"That's the belt that runs to-
ward the induction station," Na-
tional Selective Service Director
Lt. Gen. Lewis B. Hershey told
The Daily in a phone interview.
But Ernest Mazey, president of
the Michigan Chapter of the

American Civil Liberties Union,
said he is "confident that the belt
will not run smoothly. We think
the court will take the use of the
Selective -Service system to punish
dissenters more seriously than
Gen. Hershey does." ,
Court Order
Mazey said the ACLU will
"probably seek a restraining or-
der," to prevent the induction of
the six students; Patrick Murphy,
'68; Robert Sklar, '68; Ronald Mil-
ler, '68; Eric Chester, '66; Ray

Lauzzana, '66; and David Smok- the cases of two others are cur- will be ordered to take their pre-
ler, '66. Chester and Lauzzana are rently pending. induction physical examination."
not currently attending school. The six students who were de- "Following that there is a mini-
nied 2-S deferments yesterday mum 21 day period .before they
Smokler is enrolled at San Fran- previously lost appeals to local can be inducted."
cisco State University. and state draft boards. In its 3-0 Holmes said the Selective Serv-
Thirteen University students vote against the students the ice "probably won't be inducting'
were originally reclassified 1-A for Presidential board stipulated they them as long as they have legal
allegedly violating Selective Serv- have "No further rights of appeal." action pending in the courts."
ice law when they sat-in at the Physical Suit
draft board. The students were Michigan Selective Service Di- Col. Holmes said that while the
protesting U.S. policy in Viet Nam. rector Col. Arthur Holmes told students "have a right to the suit.
Five won back their student de- The Daily he "thinks it will be at I don't know what the suit would
ferments through appeals, while least November before the students be about. The federal courts have



olP I anda HUAC Decision Creates

never ordered a draft board to
hold up induction."
"Besides the law says that the
decision of the Presidential appeal
board is final." The three man
appeal board is appointed by
President Johnson.
University P r e s i d e n t Harlan
Hatcher voiced dismay over the
decision. Earlier Hatcher has sug-
gested that the use of the Selec-
tive Service as a "punitive meas-
ure . . . warps and could even de-
grade the entire concept of the
draft. I don't think you should
draft a student because he pro-
But Col. Holmes contended yes-
terday that, "They've been given
all their rights and -benefits.
Somebody has got to go into the
service. I don't feel these individ-
uals are any different than any-
body else."
Some critics of the reclassifica-
tion move have contended that if
the students actually violated the
law the Selective Service should
take them to court, not draft
"A lot of people argue you
should send these boys to prison
instead of the army," says Gen.
"The answer is quite simple.
Congress passed a draft law to get
these boys into the armed forces,
not into jail."


111it~~txu un otuut -rciun in
University Affairs states that the
increased pressures due to the
year-round operation of the Uni-
versity had been "seriously detri-
mental to both student and fac-
It asks the University to "take
the value of student participation
into consideration," when planning
the academic year. It outines a
variety of alternatives to the pres-
ent schedule including shortening
of class hours in a term or creat-
ing shorter spring-summer terms.
The report further calls for
greater flexibility in course elec-
tions, in the number of hours that
a stuent must take inabaigiven
term, and in the availablility and
use of time permits.
"There should be provisions for
the student who is heavily in-
volved in University activities dur-
ing a given semester to take re-
duced credit loads for semester.
and make up credits at a later
time." the report says.
Also included is a proposal for
increased scholarship and loan aid
to students who must work, but
wish to participate in student af-
A second major academic area of
the report concerns faculty and
course evaluations. The report
states that teacher evaluation can
serve three functions: to act as
a guide to the effectiveness of in-
struction for the individual pro-
fessor or fellow 2) to measure
teaching effectiveness in respect
to tenure and promotion questions
for Deans and department heads
3) to aid the sutdent body in mak-
inz course elections.
The report, however, adds that
if "Deans and department heads
are going to use student evalua-
tions it should be done on a syste-
matic and consistent basis rather
than in an informal questioning
of a few students."
"There should be an active effort
to promote the development with-
in the University of the best pos'
sible forms and methods for the
evaluation of teaching." the com-
mittee concludes.


Serious Problems For 'U'

STRIKING MEMBERS of the United Federation of College;
Teachers yesterday resumed picketing as fall classes opened at St.
John's University in New York City.
The strike was called last Jan. 4 after the university dismissed
31 faculty members, of whom 23 were members of the union. All
were dismissed without hearings by the administration.t
The union has demanded greater academic freedom, a voicef
in policy making. higher salaries and firm tenure procedure. The1
university has refused to recognize the union.
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY student leaders, facultyj
members and administrators -begin meetings today to discuss
student rights and responsibilities. The leadership conference was
called because of local and national concern over recent student
unrest, demonstrations and walkouts. according to a University
MSU's Academic Council today is also beginning considera-
tion of a "student bill of rights" whiche would increase student!
political freedom and free the campus newspaper from adminis-
trative control.
Classes for MSU's 38,000 students begin in one week.
form a local chapter at the University.
Several students here including Arthur Collingsworth, '67, are
considering establishing a CADA group here.
According to Regional CADA director Richard Wiener, CADA
is "an independent, liberal. political organization which seeks to
advance liberal programs both within the two major parties and
within the public at large."
To form a local chapter 10 dues paying members must
register with the national.
* *
LITERARY COLLEGE junior-senior counseling office will
accept preclassification appointments for seniors only Wed.. Sept.
21 through Wed.. Sept. 28 it was announced yesterday. Beginning
Sept. 29, appointments will be accepted for juniors and second-
semester sophomores.
James W. Shaw, chairman of faculty counselors for juniors
and seniors, said that this new preclassification procedure is
"something of an experiment." "We're trying to see," he added,
"if a priority system is an improvement over the present catch-
as-catch can system. We really don't know if this will work a
hardship on juniors and sophomores. Welthink not. but' we would
appreciate hearing if it does."
Shaw sair his office would appreciate students making their
appointments in person, as time schedules will be given to stu-
dents only as they make their appointments. There will be no
mass distribution of time schedules this year.

By PATRICIA O'DONOHUE reaction or opinion, according to The committe
An interim faculty report on the Prof. James Wendel, chairman of support of the f
University's recent decision to sub- the committee. erary college in
mit membership lists to the House The committee has met nine
Un-American Activities Committee times thus far and has interviewed pressing concern
charged that, "the university is administrators, faculty members, sity's decision. TI
now undeniably confronted with students and representatives of resolution said I
serious problems of maintaining the American C i v i 1 Liberties
the freedoms of association and Union. ocosure
dissent." The committee plans to propose of Disclosure to
The report of the ad hoc com- legislation which will formulate decision on me
mittee of the Senate Advisory future policy and to provide the similar situations
Committee on University Affairs University community with an
released yesterday suggests that account of the University's re-
the University also faces "serious sponse to the subpoena. Mr c
problems of maintaining mutual The committee was originally.
trust among students, faculty and formed at the request of several
administration." faculty members in order to clar-
The committee will submit a ify the administrative proceedings,
final report and recommendations when complying with the HUAC
assembly on Oct. 17. SACUA has which would prevent similar By HEAL
the power to submit any final occurences in the future.
recommendation to the Regents. Under SACUA rules it is not The debate o
The interim report was intended possible to take a formal vote on democracy cans
to provide the assembly with in- an interim report and thus no ing and develop
sformation on the committee's ac- final decision was made at this tries is "merely
tivities rather than gauge faculty time. cording to Ferdi

ee received the
aculty of the lit-
its resolution ex-
with the Univer-
'he literary college
t trusted the ad
on the Question
reach a proper
ans of handling
s in the future.

os Lauds Viet
Takes Degree

n whether or not
survive in emerg-
ing Asian coun-
academic," ac-
inand E. Marcos,
nRpiil f h

Mr.Boulding Candidate In
2nd Congressional District
By SUSAN ELAN overriding political issue that
Mrs. Kenneth Boulding, wife of should confront voters. The best
Prof. Kenneth E. Boulding of the way to raise the war issue in this
economics department, was chosen election is by supporting a "peace"
as write-in "peace" candidate from representative in an electoral con-
the Second Congressional District text.
last night. 2. A "peace." candidate would be
Mrs. Boulding was chosen by a one method of educating the voter
group of local voters who oppose about the war and would make
U.S. policy in Viet Nam and feel him think about his obligation to
they cannot support either Marvin oppose the war.
Esch, Republican candidate, or 3. A "peace" candidate would
Weston E. Vivian, i n c u m b e n t be a rallying point for the anti-
Democratic candidate, in the com- war movement and would solidify
ing election. the various groups which oppose
Reasons for support of a write- the war.
in candidate were outlined by Prof. 4. Finally, it would demonstrate
Thomas F. Mayer of the sociology that candidates cannot ignore the
department: ing the write-in candidate feel it
1. The war in Viet Nam is the issue of Viet Nam.

I jt ~luinui ui npuoa oc tn
Marcos stressed, the realities of
democracy in his country yester-
day after being awarded anehon-
orary doctor of civil laws de-
gret in the Clements Library.
"From our point of view," Mar-'
cos said, "democracy has suc-
ceeded in the Philippines."
Marcos used the example of the
Philippines to refute theories that
democratic institutions could notl
support "the rapidity of economic
growth" in Sautheast Asia. He al-
so said that "there is a funda-
mental acceptance of democracy
by Philippine citizens."
Marcos' maximum security stop
yesterday afternoon at the Li-
brary and the President Harlan,
Hatcher's residence next door
marked the half-way point on his
15-day visit to America.
In New York City Sunday Mar-
cos said he felt that Saigon and
Hanoi could, mutually work out a
solution to the Vietnam War. He

said that he favored all possible
means of ending the conflict, but
bombings of North Viet Nam would
be interpreted as a sign of Ameri-
can weakness.
YesterdaysMarcos guaranteed
the current commitment of Philip-
pine troops and specialists to the
effort and cmmunicating Philip-
pine cnfidence in the American
"We have complete trust and
faith in the American people, in
whose hands lies the salvation of
all humanity," he said.
He said that the special pur-
pose of he Philippine people in
participating in the Viet Nam war
is to provide an example of the
commitment of a democratic
"In 1896," he said, "the Philip-
pines were the first of Asian and
African nations to mount a revolt
against colonialism . . . It has
fought for freedom. It is totally
committed to freedom. If demo-
cracy doesn't succeed in, the
Philippines, what are we fighting
Marcos received the University's
academic cape before the Regents,
University officers and guests. He
was introduced by U n i v e r si t y
president Harlan Hatcher and
Governor George Romney.

Ideas For
Stronger OSA, Joint
Advisory Council, New
SGC Body Called For
The Senate Assembly approved
yesterday a special report on 'The
Role of the Student in University
Affairs' calling for greater student
participation at all levels of the
The report, a year and a half in
the making, was drawn up by an
ad hoc committee of the Senate
Advisory Committee on University
Affairs, and recommends that:
-A Joint Advisory Council of
students and faculty be estab-
-The office of the Vice-Presi-
dent for Student Affairs be given
status and authority equal to that
of the other vice-presidents;
-A new, student government
structure consisting of Undergrad-
uate and Graduate Assemblies and
Student Executive Committee be
set up;
-Student participation in aca-
demic matters at the departmental
and school level be promoted;
-Formal and informal student-
faculty interaction be extended
beyond the classroom, and;
-Effort be made to avoid un-
necessary secrecy and to improve
the flow of information within the
A resolution passed by the As-
sembly charged the subcommittee
on Student Relations to study
methods of implementing the re-
port. The sub-committee will over-
see establishment of the new
Joint-Advisory Council.
The Joint - Advisory Council,
composed of faculty and students
will "serve as a line of communi-
See Text, Pages 2 and 8
cation between the various units
and levels of the University." It
is expected to aid the SACUA
sub-committee on implementing
recommendations made by the re-
Dubbed the 'Knauss Report' af-
ter Prof. Robert Knauss of the
Law School, chairman of the com-
mittee, the report develops a phi-
losophy of student participation in
which "the student should be al-
lowed to take his place as a full
participating member of the Uni-
versity community," and "help
formulate and enforce the rules
he is expected to observe, and have
the opportunity to influence all
phases of the University's life."
Student Participation
While recognizing the need for
student participation, the report
states that because the University
is widely decentralized and many
initial decisions are made at the
departmental or school level, the
student's role in most matters
"can be only that of advisor or
"In certain areas, such as the
making of rules governing student
behavior, students should engage
in the actual decision-making....
The student's role as an advisor
must be institutionalized and
taken in good faith by all parties,
if it is to be effective," says the
Ad Hoc Committees
Rather than appoint students
to serve on standing University
faculty committees, the report
recommends that the council
"should have the power to estab-
lish special student-faculty ad hoc
committees for the most effective
student participation" on particu-

lar problems.
The report says that the office
of the Vice-President for Student
Affairs has the greatest impact on
students' lives.
But it goes on to say that, "At
the present time the formal or-
ganization of the University ..
does not recognize this importance.

Right People

Wowed y First N1ght Scandal
By BETSY COHN sketches under the insistence of Walker), and Lady Teazle (Patri- his two nephews is most worthy
The carpeting of Lydia Mendels-the dominance of manners." cia Margaret Connolly), are in- of his fortune.
sohn Theatre got quite an ele- Hatcher concluded with a show- volved in one of those taunting Investigation
gant sweeping last evening as doz- man's bow which turned the stage man-old, woman-young and pret- The result of his investigation
ens of taffeta gowns slithered back two centuries to the fash- ty matrimony games. They have a combined with several mor eludi-
en ftaft gwssltee crous situations, winds the story
gracefully acr oss the floor. ionable home of Lady Sneerwell .. pure young guardian, Maria about mnes into a knot secured by "hap-
London. whom the plot begins to revolve. pily ever after".. .well almost.
It was the President's Premiere .e.n'h'fo
of the Association of Producing With contemporary theatre con- The concentric circles whic 01- "School for Scandal," thanks
Artists; for the opening of their ventions abandoned, the audience low are somewhat dazzling: to author Sheridan, has provid -
fifth season they presented is ready to become entwined in Charles Surface (Clayton Corzat- ed its audience with some of the
"School for Scandal." Aside from the double plot of the great 18th te) loves Maria; Joseph Surface most limber language exercises
a choice group of actors, all the -(Ellis Raab) also loves Maria ever enacted on stage and after
right" people seemed to be there century comedy, by Richard ( -a200 years. the language has still
in their studded tiaras and care- Brinsley Sheridan. They first be- Lady Sneerwell's babbling breth- retained its same agility. Thanks
fully pressed first night tuxedos. come acquainted with Lady Sneer- ren is pulling for Joseph, and in to the exquisite performance of
I their endeavors they become si- newly inducted APA member
President Hatcher made the well (Anne Francine) and her lent penpals for Lady Teazle and Helen Hayes (Mrs. Candour) as
opening benediction with praises to elite clique of aristocratic vipers Charles (without the knowledge of well as Clayton Corzatte (all three
Marcella Cisney and Robert whose delights were taken in di- either). Joseph is the brother of of him), and Ellis Raab .the play

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