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Seventy-Six Years of Editorial Freedom


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At every July and September
meeting of the Regents, long lists
of appointments and departures
of faculty members are released.
And every July and September,
members of the University com-
munity quickly scan these sheets
to see just how the University has
fared in the pertpetual contest
among the nation's institutions of
higher education to keep estab-
lished professors and to procure
as many new distinguished men as
There is a continual struggle
between the nation's intellectual
bastions to expand and beef up
faculties in a very tight market
of talented professors. There are
just not enough qualified pro-
fessors and instructors to go
around for all the positions which
must be filled.
Cutler Gets
Report on
'U' Groups
Will Submit to SGC
With Own Comments
As Soon as Possible
Vice-President for Student Af-
fairs Richard Cutler said that he
received the Committee on Refer-
ral's report on Student Govern-
ment Council's action establishing
new requirements for student or-
ganizations yesterday.
4 He added that he plans to re-
lease the report as soon as he has
had time to fully consider it and
that he will send it to SGC, with
comment, as soon as possible.
After receiving the report from
Cutler, SGC will reconsider its
decision and either reaffirm or
qualify its action. Following this,
Cutler will have one week to veto
or sustain SGC's final decision.
No Membership Lists
Cutler announced two weeks ago
that he was "contemplating a
veto" of SGC's action, which would
I abolish the requirement that stu-
dent organizations submit mem-
bership lists to gain recognition.
He asked the Committee, which
serves in an advisory capacity to
him, to sreview the issues and im-
plications involved in SGC's deci-
sion and to present its findings to
p him.
According to the revised policy,
each organization will be required
to submit the signatures of at
least two officers instead of full
membership lists in order to reg-
ister as a recognized student or-
HUAC Investigation
These revisions were made be-
cause of the University's release of I
membership lists to the House Un-
American Activities Committee
last August. The lists were sub-:
poenaed from the University for
use in a HUAC investigation on
anti-Viet Nam war activities.
This i the second time Cutler
has made use of the Committee
on Referral. Last April he sub-
mitted SGC's approval of Pan-
hellenic's fall rush plan to the
committee for review. Cutler :ub-
4sequently approved fall rush after
the committee advised him to do

Therefore, whether the nation's
colleges wish to admit it or not,
there is an intense series of raids
and counterraids, offers and coun-
teroffers. The University with its
vast facul.ty and its great depth
in almost all disciplines is a prime
target for these strategic actions.
This year, University adminis-
trators and department chairmen
feel the University has kept its
balance-expanding on its list of
distinguished scholars and recruit-
ing the finest young talent from
the nation's leading graduate
schools. Although, it lost two as-
sociate deans and one department
chairman, these men appear to
have left for positions of greater
prestige which the University was
unable to offter them at this time.
In addition, the University feels
it has more than compensated for
their departures.

"We've done our own share of
raiding to conipensate for our
losses," says Vice-President for
Academic Affairs Allan Smith.
"The over all situation is not bad."
In keeping and recruiting new
faculty, the University must com-
pete with an ever-expanding num-
ber of institutions. To meet the
mushrooming college populations,,
new institutions are literally being
created overnight. These new col-

greatly expanding educational ef-
forts. A man may be simply worth
more to an institution which has
no top management than to an in-
stittuion like ourselves," he adds.
Smith says he thinks any faculty
or administrative losses are not!
questions of money or dissatisfac-I
tion. He notes that in most cases'
the reason for departure can be
attribtued to personal career
movement rather than fiscal dis-

the literary college reports that,
"in any given year there are a
number of changes, but in general
the University stacks up well.
"Our net gain this year is
enormous, with a number of good
catches," Hays says.
He notes that many of the so-
called "name" professors are justt
riot interested in leaving their par-
ticular school, even in the face of
a compelling offer.
"Visible figures are open bait for
other schools to try to obtain. We
certainly try too." Hays adds.-
Hays outlines the numerous ad-
vantages and attractions the Uni-
versity has in competing with any
of the developing institutions:
* Established research organi-
zations with fine research facil-
* Graduate students of high

caliber who are able to provide Prof. Samuel Eldersveld, chair- wish to strengthen their own de-
needed assistance in research man of the political science de- partments."
projects; partment, sees little threat to his According to Eldesveld his de-
* A good and attentive student department from either develop- partment doesn't raid, "We have
body in general. and dngarteio - made offers to senior people at
* Prospects for advancement in ing or established mstitutions. other schools, but we know the
salaries and rank. "We have not lost any top flight chances of moving them are slim."
Hays considers Ann Arbor as a personnel. We have kept them in he says.
city an attraction in itself. "It'sIspite of concerted efforts on the
just about the right size an~d notpart of other institutions," Elders- Eldersveld says that in recruit-
jstakout therighdsiasemanydn-tveld comments. ing distinguished names one must
stuck in the woods as many ln- realize that any offer the Univer-
stitutions are," Hays says. The political science department sity can make will be met.
He adds that the University has added considerable strength to
attempts to hang on to its young its staff in the past two years, with ' We go wi g
assistant professors in contrast to the addition of over ten new men, knowing our chances are very low
thegenraly aceped racicemany of them with already-es-I of procuring the services of the
the generally accepted practice tablished distinction in their field. professor," Eldersveld concludes.
among Ivy League institutions.
"If someone is good we want to "There are few men in our de- "We have recruited some of the
keep him. It is extremely remote partment who are willing to leave most able young people in the dis-
at a university such as Harvard the University for any other in- cipline," Eldersveld adds. "Our de-
that an assistant professor will stitution," Eldersveld says. "What partment will mature and develop
ever be promoted to an associate real threat there is comes mainly as these young professors come
rank," Hays concludes. from prestige universities who into their own."

leges, mostly state-supported, are ' crepancies.
busily recruiting faculty with of- "We're not vulnerable for dollar
fers of high salaries and positions' e notvulnerable f"We ar
of rete aminstatveautorty -reasons, Smith says."W are
of greater administrative authority.Iranked 17th in the nation in fac-
"The great preponderance of ulty salaries according to the
our losses have not been on a pro- American Association of University
fessorial level, but have been men Professors and either first or sec-
moving up in prestige to become ond among state institutions. I
new deans and department chair- have every confidence that we will
men," says Smith. "It is inevitable retain our level," he concludes.
that we lose some in a period of Associate Dean William Hays of


Late World News
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON-CONGRESS gave final approval yesterday
to billion-dollar pillars of President Johnson's "Great Society"
for aid to education and fighting slums and poverty.
The House also passed and sent to the Senate the bill John-
son had sought to help curb inflation by suspending certain
business spending incentives.
WASHINGTON-U.S. OFFICIALS said yesterday military
and economic factors in the Viet Nam war point toward a level-
ing-off of American air operations in Southeast Asia.
In fact, these officials reported the rate of development of
air squadrons to South Viet Nam has decreased in recent months
and the number of air sorties-a sortie is a flight by one plane
against one target-has increased only 10 per cent the last four
'The implication is the United States now has almost enough
pilots and planes to combat even a further buildup of Communist
forces in South Viet Nam. Flexibility of the massive amount of
available firepower makes this possible, officials said.
plans to make the outcome of the Nov. 16 draft referendum bind-
ing on the University, said Ruth Bauman, '68, SGC member, at
last night's meeting. She asserted that if students indicate a
desire to have the University reverse its present policy of compil-
ing ranks of male undergraduates for the Selective Service, Coun-
cil would then work to make the University heed the student
In addition, Council heard progress reports on the upcom-
ing 18-year-old vote campaign and on the draft referendum.
Council also appropriated $800 to Graduate Student Council
and $400 to the Writer in Residence Program, which will bring
literary critic Leslie Fiedler to campus for three weeks this year.
THE ANN ARBOR SOCIETY of the Architecture Institute of
America will present a lecture by Anthon Raubitschek from the
department of classics at Stanford University. He will speak on
"Daedalus and the Origin of Greek Art" at 4:10 p.m. today in
Aud. A.
TODAY IS THE DEADLINE for filing applications to
take the Selective Service college qualification tests on Nov. 18
and 19. Any registrant may apply who is presently in college or
is a high school senior or graduate and has not previously taken
the test. A registrant takes the test only once.
WEATHER PERMITTING, four small missiles will be fired
from the University rocket range on the Keweenaw Peninsula
this weekend, a University spokesman said yesterday.
The fixed-fin rockets will be launched for the Space Defense
Corp. of Birmingham, which is developing an automatic weather
sampling system for the Navy.

-Associated Press
AMID ROUSING CHEERS interspersed with a few shouts from anti-war demonstrators, President and Mrs. Johnson arrived in Can-
berra this morning on the first leg of their three day Australian visit. After completing his motorcade run into the city, Johnson con-
ferred with Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt in the Parliament building. The main topic of discussion was the Viet Nam war
and the seven-nation summit conference in Manila next week. President and Mrs. Johnson left Canberra at 12:03 a.m. for Melbourne,
Administrators4,, Students Discuss
North Campus HousingProblems
By JOE KRAMER and fact that the latest weekend bus most 600 Baits residents submitted According to Feldkamp, all the
LEONARD CLENMAN leaves central campus at 12:30 .a petitions to the University list- points in the petition and the
a.m. It was brought out at the ing their FRETS: food, recreation, grievances presented at the meet-
North Campus Bureau meeting that Sunday morning education, transportation, a n d ing are being worked on and have
Housing problems on North buses had already begun operating service. been for some time..
Campus were the subject of a dis- and that other changes are being
cussion Tuesday between Inter- considered.
Hose Assembly, the University Refrigerators Unlikely H A ctivity Starts
Housing Office and John Feld- Feldcamp said that it was un- H
camp, Director of University Hous- likely that permission would beA

Allies Agree
To Continue
War Effort
Prime Minister Holt
Johnson Hold Talks,
Issue Comm unique
CANBERRA, Australia (R) --
President Johnson and Australian
Prime Minister Harold Holt agreed
today that the allies have barred
a military victory for North Viet
Nam and should press ahead mili-
tarily "until a satisfactory settle-
ment could be negotiated."
"Fighting could only end when
it was clear that the great issues
at stake had been secured," the
leaders of the two Viet Nam war
allies said in a joint statement.
The communique was issued aft-
er Johnson's main, two-hour meet-
ing with the Australian govern-
ment leadership on his visit to
this nation.
Johnson was greeted by mixed
boos and cheers on arrival at Par-
liament House. Prime Minister
Harold Holt welcomed him on the
steps of the three-story white
He then made an unscheduled
stop at Canberra's American War
Memorial. On his drive through
the city he was cheered by small
groups of well-wishers, but ducked
a collision with demonstrators op-
posing the war in Viet Nam.
21-Gun Salute
Johnson was greeted by a 21
gun salute and an honor guard on
his arrival. in Canberra and was
met by Holt and other dignitar-
ies. A crowd of about 400 braved
chilly weather to applaud the Pres-
The President said he was on
a mission of hope for peace. After
admonishing against expecting
any miracles at Manila, he de-
clared: "I cannot say that. the
hunger and injustice of the past
will be ended by a declaration of
the seven nations who will meet
next week. Years must pass, years
of dedication and patient effort,
before men can make the just so-
ciety of which they dream."
Johnson dwelt on the Viet Nam
issue only once during his chats
with Australians along the streets.
"We're going to succeed - I
don't have any doubt about it,"
he said. "We're going to stick
there until your liberty and your
freedom and your independence
and that of all others is secure."
Common Effort
Johnson told Australians he
sees success ahead in Viet Nam
mainly because other countries too
are joining in a common effort to
stem aggression.
"I believe there is light at the
end of what has been a long and
lonely tunnel," Johnson declared
in a speech prepared for the Par-
liament of this major ally in Viet
Nam war.
"I say this is not just because
our men are proving successful on
the battlefield," he said. "I believe
it for this reason:
"There is a widening community
of people who feel responsible for
what is happening in Viet Nam.
'Brightest Sign'
"Of all the signs this is the
Johnson's speech highlighted the
opening of a three-day visit after
which the President goes to Ma-
nila for the summit meeting of the
seven nations with forces fighting
the Communists in South Viet
Looking forward to the confer-
:nene next week. .ohnson and Holt


--iven fr vhot Mates and ri'fripapva.

Sherry Meyer, '69, president of tors to be installed in the complex.
IHA, presented a list of the griev- Residents currently must come to
ances of Vera Baits residents at central campus for their meals or
the meeting. Discussionentered else eat at the North Campus
around the grievances, which in- Commons, which is generally re-
lude bus service, food facilities, garded as being tremendously £x-
linen service and study facilities. pensive.
There have been many com- A recent plan by the Commons
plaints regarding the lack of Sun- to supply meal tickets ran into
day morning bus service and the much student opposition on the
groundsthat the plan was no real
improvement and, in fact, might
actually cost more in the long run.
The absence of linen service at
Baits was another item discussed.
This service had been promised to
.1 y - v ethe then-prospective residents in
a letter sent out last May. Since
then, however, the University has

~As 'olice iCan,
Although the Homecoming bed
race, scheduled to start last night,
was cancelled for the "protection
of the students," according to an
Ann Arbor police spokesman, o nher
activities are proceeding as plan-
It was recommended by the city
police that the bed race between
Tyler and Anderson houses not be
held because it would be hazard-
ous to those involved. The race
would have involved pushing beds
mounted on wheels to Detroit
during "periods of limited visi-
However, John Reotchel, '69E,
spokesman for the Anderson House
committee, said that they are try-
ing to arrange plans with the
Washtenaw Co. sheriff for pushing
their bed back from Dearborn by

cei .jeu nace
Wiliams, Senator Robert Griffin,
three Playboy Bunnies, Spnny
Eliot, and Mayor Wendell Hulcher
are also scheduled to appear.
The pep rally tonight will be
hed after a.procession from Mark-
ley Hall. The Friars will put in a
guest appearance, the queen final-
ists will be introduced, and the
traditional speakers, including Dr.
Hazel Losh, "Bump" Elliott, and
Wally Weber, will "roll 'em up."
Fireworks will end the rally to be
followed by the dance at the In-
tramural Building and the crown-
ing of the queen by Howard Wein-
blat't, Special Events chairman of
Homecoming. A Detroit Free Press
reporter will be in the queen's en-
tourage all day. The Free Press
will also hold a press conference
for all the finalists at 10 a.m. this


Social Change at Commun

Results from Self-Help' Program

maintained that its obligation ex-
tends only to providing four sheets,
two pillowslips and two blankets
per resident and that stud;nts
must clean the linen themselves.


By BETSY TURNER position in Chester is. Comment- ished. Local residents were angry the local residents have in terms Need for Study Space ahdifferent route than originally AlL-Campus Sing
Black Power, community organi- ing on his effectiveness as a white land wanted action. Roose decided of financing, time limits, and The lack of study facilities w scheduled and atudifferenttnmes, Halftime of the Little Brown Jug
ation, and a white social worker man Roose said, "Whether you are to hold a meeting of CHIP to dis- other housing arrangements; and another problem considered Ot the preferably Saturday morning. The game between Michigan and Mn-
n an all-Negro ghetto are the key black or white, as a community cuss what to do. If he had not consideration of CHIP's own pro- meeting. The grievance list noted tunt would then be merely for nesota will include an all-campus
omponents of a grass roots move- organizer, the residents discover called a meeting, some local posal for low cost housing which the fact that there were only two Homuse has no plansicity. Tcontinue and Sue anderg 'Maree Ro,
nent for social change in Chester, very quickly if you are for real or sources feel rioting could have wuld be either federally or pri- or three study rooms for over 550 their part of the race tlion with University Activities
'a., near Philadelphia. if you are a fake. That's the key resulted. vately funded through non-profit residents. No concrete improve- the prto therae. tiCn with Ayviie
Donald Roose, the new director criterion - not the color of your Proposals Written organizations, and ments were decided on, however. The free mixer was held last Center. Songsheets with many of
f Robert Wade Neighborhood skin." CHIP drew up a set of proposals -Creation of a Volunteer Pro- night as planned in the Union the school songs will be passed out
[ouse in Chester is a graduate of Organization of the local resi- and presented them to the Chester gram of Inspection which would Miss Meyer said that IHA would Ballroom, kicking off the Home-at the gates of the stadium before
oth the literary college and the dents into a self-help power group city council. The main demands be run by the city. Local residents continue to work to improve the coming festivities that will con- the game. The marching band will
raduate school of social work at -one of the major principles of contained in the document were: would be trained and appointed as cnditions at Baits. Current pans tinue today and tomorrow with the play during halftime under the
he University-and, is white. He the Black Power movement - is -The destruction of condemned regular inspectors. They would be include a survey to be taen of parade, pep rally, dance, the Little direction of Dr. William Ravelli,
ssumed the head position in the basic to Roose's movement. houses which are vacated but still responsible for enforcing codes facilities that may be used for Brown Jug game (including a and the Friars will lead the audi-
ettlement this fall, thus integrat- The major change in policy of standing and petitioning for more and housing regulations. At pres- study or recreational purposes. halftime sing-along) and the ence in singing the songs. Part of

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