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W ages, Scholarships
Partly Responsible =
For 600 Openings
About 600 jobs are currently!
going begging on campus.
The University is short 300 full-
time non-academic employes and
300 temporary employes, accordingI
to the personnel office.
Current needs include about 1251
full-time clerical workers, 100
service employes and 60 technical-
managerial employes. But officials
say they can't fill their employ-
ment quota of 9,000 full-time and
6,000 temporary employes.
Hardest hit by the manpower
shortage are campus- residence
halls. West Quad has resorted to
hiring high school boys and maids
presently working in the quad for
kitchen work. Several residence
halls are short janitors. As a re-
sult, present janitors are working
overtime ,r "simply extra hard"
according to officials.
Minimum Wage
E. C. Hayes of the University's
Service Enterprises Dept. contends
the shortage is not due to the Uni-
versity's wage scale. He points out
that the campus minimum wage
has been raised from $1.44 to $1.64
in the past year.
'The University has a reputa-
tion for offering fair wages,"
Hayes said.
But, Ben lMoore, president of
University of Michigan Employes
Union Local 1583 contends that
factory workers in the Detroit
area are making 80 to 90 cents an
hour more than the average Uni-
versity non-academic employes in
comparative positions. He says
electricians and plumbers get 20.
to 30 cents an hour more in the
auto factories and janitors get
about 70 cents an hour more.
Moore says that University em-
ployes do not get the cost of living,
wage increases given to automo-
bile workers.
Labor Unions
The University does not recog-
nize labor unions as the bargain-
ing agent of the employes, but
Hayes claims this factor has noti
hurt employment here.
Officials also said that draft
pressures have been a primary
reason behind the shortage of
student employes. More student
scholarships and loans have cut
down the need for many students
to work their way through college.
Officials also point out that
freshmen are counseled against
working in their first year.

Late World News
By The Associated Press
UNITED NATIONS-THE U.N. General Assembly proclaimed
last night the termination of South Africa's mandate over South-
West Africa. It declared that henceforth the giant territory "is a
direct responsibility of the United Nations-"
Culminating a long, bitter debate, the 121-nation assembly
approved by a vote of 114 to 2 with 3 abstentions a resolution
setting out the most drastic U.N. action ever contemplated in an
effort to compel South Africa to give up its rule over the terri-
tory, roughly the size of Texas and New York State combined.
Diplomatic observers said later the U-N. General Assembly
resolution will probably lead to a speed-up of the government's
oft-hinted intentions to withdraw from the U.N.
UNITED NATIONS-THIIRTY-TWO delegations proposed
last night that the 121-nation General Assembly ask for a promise
from the powers with nuclearoweapons that they will not use or
threaten to use them against countries without them.
The 32 put before the assembly's main political committee a
resolution that would also urge all countries "to take all neces-
sary steps conducive to the earliest conclusion of a treaty" to
prevent the spread of nuclear weapons.
The resolution would call upon the 17-nation Geneva dis-
armament committee "to give high priority to the question of the
nonproliferation of nuclear weapons" and report shortly to the
assembly on the results.
EAST LANSING-TWO Michigan State University assistant
professors have challenged students who support the war in Viet
Nam-but have not given up their student draft deferments-to
debate next Wednesday, the Associated Press reported.
In an open letter, Bertram E. Garakof and Lauren ;Harris
declared to any such students that "either you are afraid to fight
and prefer to let others less fortunate die for your beliefs, or
you do not believe in the war but will not say so lest your dis-
sidence threaten your selfish interests."
The two, both assistant professors of psychology, said yester-
day they are waiting to hear a "verbal onslaught of outraged
senting "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"
must be in noon Monday, Oct. 31, according to tickets co-chair-
men Marty Kitaeff, '69 and Laurel Davidson, '69. Drawings for
preference will be held Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 4:15 in the League. A
representative from each housing unit desiring tickets must be
present. Blocks will be announced in The Daily Thursday, Nov. 3
along with the time and place the tickets can be picked up. Hous-
ing units are limited to 150 per. cent of their house membership
and must bring all money when they pick up their tickets.
Individual tickets will go on sale Monday, Nov. 7. One-third
of all seats will be reserved for single seats.
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A $77,310 GRANT HAS BEEN awarded to an association of
11 Midwestern universities to support a post-doctoral training
program for interns in institutional research.
The U.S. Office of Education made the award to the Institu-
tional Research Council of Eleven. The University is a member
along with other Big Ten universities and the University of

--Daily-Grant Holcomb
Even though William Steude's Office of Community Relations tried to thin out the motorcycle traffic around campus this year by pro-
hibiting freshmen from riding the two-wheeled vehicles, traffic has been heavy and parking situations like the one pictured above are
not uncommon. But as colder weather approaches, Steude can take consolation in the fact that Old Man Winter's sub-zero tempera-
tures will probably do a lot to rid the streets of the smoke-belching noisemakers by sending them into winter-long hibernation.
Computerize.dSytmT Provide
Rapid Studenft Ifrmation Files
By -SUE REDFERN under the auspices of the Univer - es of this system as twofold. First, the offices of Academic Affairs,
"A centralized file containing all sity's Data Processing Center on it will eliminate much of the Business and Finance, Student
relevant data on each student at I Hoover Street. When an author- present duplication in the collec- Affairs, and University Relations.
the University will be a reality ized University staff member .re- tion and storage of information This committee, which Zimmer-
in two or three years," Ernest R. j quires information concerning a and the resulting large quantity of mann chairs, recommends policy
Zimmermann, assistant to the particular student, he will be able paperwork. Second, it will reduce regarding administrative data pro-
vice-president for academic af- to type what he needs on a ma- the chance for error in the trans- cessing and establishes priorities
fairs, reported. chine in his office and the infor- fer of information. for the implementation of pro-
Information concerning ' stu- mation will appear almost instan- The ,integrated student file pro- jects.
dents such as biographical data, taneously on a print-out sheet or ject is being developed under the It is hoped that by a year from
transcripts and financial records cathode ray tube. University Systems Committee, now "a fair amount of informa-
will be stored in a large computer Zimmermann sees the advantag- composed of representatives from tion" will be stored, and that in
two or three years the file will be
PEAC COR S t Z~rreasonably complete, Zimmermann
PE1E PR ......said. He added that additions can
always be made.to information al-
e e; ready stored.
BigBusiness.etnloans LacThe computerized file will not
eliminate paper files completely,
for there are certain types of in-
formation which cannot be coded
Of College Grad uate nerest satisfactorily. Zimmermann cited
as examples correspondence be-
tween students and the University
By HELEN JOHNSON noted that the present college tribute." and records of students' dicussions
Let's face it the Peace Corps generation appears more socio- 'We're not looking for the con- with counselors.

Cutler Letter
Sparks SGC
Council To Review
Stand on Student
Organization Rules
Student Government C o u n c i
last night discussed Vice-President
for Student Affairs Richard L.
Cutler's letter concerning revision
of student organization regula-
tions. Council decided to reaffirm
or modify the stand it has taken
after further discussion at the
next meeting.
Of the three major issues set
forth in Cutler's letter-the issues
of faculty sponsorship, secret or
clandestine organizations and due
process-the question of faculty
sponsorship was most extensively
According to Cutler "a princi-
ple justification for any student
organization must be that it is
consistent with the broadly de-
fined educational goals of the
University." Who is to judge
whether or not an organization
meets these requirements, how-
ever, is a basic point of contention
between Cutler and SGC.
'Students Capable'
SGC President Edward Robin-
son; '67, holds that the students
are capable of determining wheth-
er an organization falls within the
broad educational purpose of the
In regard to the issue of secret
organizations council member Fred
G. Smith, '67, stated, "The section
concerning secrecy of membership
lists should remain as we decided.
To say the membership lists are
necessary to prevent clandestine
organizations is a contradiction of
past experience since these lists
were originally required for the
information of graduate schools
and businesses but have never
been kept up to date and have
been essentially unused by the ad-
ministration or anyone else.'.
Council member Bob Smith, '67,
commented, "I feel that Cutler's
reply to the oommittee on refer-
ral's report shows us his frame of
reference is quite different from
ours. I feel that his best point
concerned 'the due process and
application of sanctions' section.
However, I feel that council can
work on an intermediary due pro-
cess proposal to take care of any
problems which might arise until
a thorough study of judicial prob-
lems can be worked out."
Communications Lack
The over-riding problem seems
to be one of a lack of communica-
tions. Council member Dick Wing-
field, '67, said, "We can only ruin
our effectiveness as student rep-
resentatives if we begin reconsid-
eration of the student regulations
with a closed mind. By taking such
a course we would only close our-
selves out of the decision-making
process and break down our rap-
port with the Office of Student
Affairs and the faculty."
Members of SGC will meet with
the Student Relations Subcommit-
tee next week to discuss the fac-
ulty advisor issue. Council mem-
bers are planning an informal
survey of faculty advisors and or-
ganization members in an effort
to sample prevalent opinions on
Cutler's suggested revisions.

isn't for everybody."
That's what General Electric's
campus advertisements are telling

logically inclined than those past. formist.: We want entrepreneurs
They point to economic affluence and thinkers who aren't satisfied
as a possible cause. Yet they say with the status quo," Robert J.

.. --

today's college seniors. that "diag demonstrators" - see
Through magazine articles and little personal challenge. and op-
speeches, business recruiters have portunity for making contribu-
tions to humanity within the cor-
porate business structure.
"A sizeable percentage of stu-
dents with high academic aver-

Ann Arbor Apartment Rentals Show No
Substantial Increase from Last Year

ages are also directed into grad-
uate study," complains the repre-
sentative of a large foods corpora-


By MARTHA WOLFGANG centrating on high prices, builders
are forced to build out..
There has been no significant The stablized rental costs can
increase in Ann Arbor apartment in part be attributed to the
rental fees this year for most i amount of building recently com-
types of accommodations, local I pleted in Ann Arbor. Many of
vral estate andrniversity honing these buildings were scheduled for

of filling their apartments and are tal fluctuations, or whether rent
more hesitant about building," cuts can be expected. Ann Arbor

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Mrs. Leslie said.
Bodkin explained that just be-j
cause there has been a lot of con-I
struction, a really substantial price
decrease cannot be expected. "De-

landlords appear extremely sen-
sitive regarding publicity, and do
not like to cooperate in supplying
rent figures and their future
plans. They fear that they will be

The quest for employees, espe-
cially those with extensive educa-
tion, involves the law of supply
and demand. So, the propaganda
big business aims at prospective
employees reads like a Boy Scout's
version of Thomas Paine.
"We invite you to join us in
meeting the greatest challenge in
the history of a dynamic com-
pany," pleads one pamphlet.
Boasts another, our company "is
a cultural force whose firm in-
sistence on quality . . . has given
it a significance and importance
that extends far beyond the world
of successful commerce."
Glossy and multi-colored, such

Cunning, recruiting and training
manager for General Electric, ex-
Most corporations promise op-
portunity for advancement and
further education, economic secur-
ity, insurance plans and paid
vacations on George Washington's
birthday. In one leaflet, a. com-
pany even describes the most
modern shopping center of its
home city.
Cunning asserts that business
should present a picture of its
sociological contributions instead
of just its profits.
General Electric says it takes
brains, imagination, drive and a
fairly rugged constitution to work
in business or the Peace Corps,
and one can get the same kind of
satisfaction from either. But, they
go on, "If you choose the Peace
Corps, we'll understand."

Zimmermann explained that the
integrated student data file would
take a much shorter time to com-
plete if the systems committee had
imposed a system of filing without
consulting officials of various col-
leges and university offices as to
their needs. It was felt by the sys-
tems committee that the file would
be more effective 'and reaction to
it much more favorable if those
who would be using it had a voice
in its development.
When asked whether this cen-
tralization of student information
would jeopardize its confidential-
ity, Zimmermann replied that it
would not. The project committee
is especially concerned with this
question, and will provide for tech-
nical safeguards which will lock
the computer to unauthorized per-
A similar file containing infor-
mation concerning faculty and
staff is expected to be in partial
operation by the end of this year.

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officials report. The primary ex-
ceptions are older buildings where
such factors as remodeling or
damage repairs have forced up
costs in these apartments, result-
ing in a slight increase in rents.
These figures are somewhat de-
ceiving. Many of the new apart-
ments built in Ann Arbor's recent
building boom charge the same
rents as older apartments on cam-
pus, but do not offer the same
space. Prices are on a equal level,
but quality is lower.
According to Mrs. Elizabeth
Leslie, assistant director of stu-
dent-community relations, "there
has been a very slight overall rise
in rents, and this is only in cer-
tain buildings. In many of the
newer buildings students are pay-I
ing the same rents, but receiving1
muzch less for their money because
many of the units are smaller. Last

completion by the beginning of velopers cannot afford "-to build blamed by .the students for the
this fall t e r m. Construction into a price drop." high prices that exist in Ann Ar-
strikes, labor scarcity, and delays It is hard to predict- future ren- bor.
in furniture shipments prevented - ----------- - -- - - - -
completion in time for the sched-|bfl e r ngT
uleld fall semester opening. The
majority of these buildings were AceleraOr PossVietirM

U' Financial Review Reveals
Trimester Teaching's Success

ready for occupancy one to two !brochures attempt to excite the
months after the semester began. ;rcollegiate reader. They recall the
Many buildings were rented to10 fW r'sE cono Pro g r 1foundation of the American eco-
students before they were finished. nomic system-"the greatest good
Other landlords waited until build- for the greatest number" achieved
ing wee cmpltedto ein ret- The Atomic Energy Commis- Some Washington observers seethugfrenepre.Fgten
ings were completed to being rent- sion's proposed $375 million atomic a parallel fate in store for the through free enterprise. Forgotten
ing. These newly-completed build- aclrtrmyfl itmt E' tmcaclrtr h P are the influences of a student'sY
ings have created the city's first accelerator may fall victim to a AEC 's atomic accelerator. the UPI Political Science 100 course.
i ave crats tn cityears. government economy drive caused report said. Potall Sci er 1 cre.
This in turn has aided stabiliza by the Viet Nam war, United ress Like Mohole, the accelerator ever, that it is becoming difficult
tion of apartment rents. Though International reportd yesteray. has been an object of intense con- to attract qualified personnel. R.-
this is a novel feature in the rent- One of the possible sites for the troversy ever since the AEC first C. Morton, manager of the college1
al situation in Ann Arbor, the sur- accelerator is Northfield Township announced it would accept pro- relations division of Ralston Pu-
plus apartments amount to only near Ann Arbor. posals for its location. rina Company, and author ofe
approximately one per cent of the AEC reportedly is approaching The area that gets the accelera- seductive business literature says:C
total units on campus. a final decision on whether and 7 tor can count on a big boost for its "I believe the lack of student in-t
Less Desirable Units where to build the planned 200 economy, not only from its actual terest in business has been taken
The effect of Ann Arbor's sur- billion electron-volt circular ac- construction, but from the influx from the minority, and that the1
plus in apartments is lessened be-:celerator. But there is speculation of well-paid scientists and techni- solid, young American college stu-1
cause it consists essentially of less in Washington the project will be cians and associated industries and dent has not really voiced his
Ads cah is, s ssits.yThe most nn1 delayed or even cancelled. businesses. views; he does recognize the role1

The University's complete Fi-
nancial Report for 1965-1966 in-
dicates "a significant continued
growth in the new program of
year-round teaching," and a sharp
increase in research and student
The report, a thoroughly audit-
ed review of the University's fiscal
condition, reveals a revenue for
total operations in 1964-65 of
$176,338,0000, as compared to ex-
penditures of $175,880,000 for that
Total enrollment in the fall of
1965 . reached 34,453, which in-

The report explained that "aside
from a steady increase from pri-
vate gifts, the federal government
student loan programs have had
a very significant impact in loan
Student aid in 1965-66 was
$8,184,908 compared with $6,820,
802 for 1964-65.
Research increased "significant-
ly" to a total of $52,080,380, a
growth of 8.9 per cent over the
previous year. The volume of re-
search .has more than tripled in
the last ten years. In fact, the
University is now the nation's sec-
ond highest recipient of federal

and 5.1 per cent was for employee
benefit programs, an increase of
$13 million over the preceding fis-
cal year.
The General Fund of the Uni-
versity is drawn primarily from
State appropriations and from
student fees. The total revenue of
the fund amounted to $69,795,471,
an increase of 16.4 per cent over
last year. (Expenditure volume al-
so increased by 16.4 per cent.
Student fee revenue increased 16.7
per cent and State appropriations
increased 16.3. per cent. The legis-
lative funds composed a greater
Percentage of the total than any


year we considered $65 per person
a month rent a luxury apartment;
this year it is average," she ex-{

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