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Seventy-Six Years of Editorial Freedom


Hatcher Has
Private Talk
With SGC
*President Compares-
Student Action Here
To Left Wing Pattern
University P r e s i d e n t Harlan
Hatcher told Student Government
Council members yesterday that
M the movement for greater student
participation in campus decision
making is part of a left-wing pat-
tern, sources reported.
Hatcher, in response to a query
from an SGC member on how he
views the student government in
political terms,said "the move-
*ment follows the SDS (Students
for a Democratic Society) pro-
gram and plan of action which has
been clearly outlined, campus by
campus. There is no conspiracy
but the pattern is the same
throughout the country."
"The national program is to
concentrate on large issues such
as Viet Nam and the draft which
will unify a large number of peo-
ple,' Hatcher said.
Robinson Walks Out
SGC members met with Hatcher
in a three-hour meeting after SGC
President Ed Robinson, '67, walk-
* ed out of the session.
Hatcher had demanded that all
present who were not SGC mem-
bers to leave the room.
Robinson said he could not re-
main at the session because "it
was a closed meeting, a meeting
at which interested faculty and
* students were not allowed to
"Many of the problems on this
campus have been caused by mis-
understanding, and closed meet-
ings b r e e d misunderstanding,"
Robinson said in a statement. "If
things are to improve here, closed
M meetings must end. Today I took
a difficult step and decided to end
my participation in closed meet-
Hatcher made it clear that he
viewed teach-ins and mass meet-
ings as an inappropriate means of
reaching democratic decisions.
* Appalled by Harshness
"Rational decisions cannot be
made in that kind of atmosphere,"
he said. He added that he was
"appalled at the harsh things that
were said" at theteach-in Nov.
21, which he heard via a radio
" Hatcher requested the SGC
members t submit 12 names of
students who would serve as rep-
resentatives on the presidential
commission he created Monday to
deal with the overall question of
the student role in decision-mak-
ing. From these 12 names, Hatch-
* er said he would appoint four stu-
dents to the commission.
After some debate with SGC
members, Hatcher agreed to allow
SGC to determine which four stu-
dents would serve on the com-
mission. The commission will also
consist of four faculty members
" and four administrators. All three
groups will have an equal vote.
'U' Must Compile Ranks
But Hatcher reiterated that the
University must compile class
rankings for the Selective Service
system "because we have a com-
mitment to more than 6,000 stu-
dents who asked that this be
done." The findings of the com-
mission on the ranking question
would apply in May, 1968, when
the University must again decide
whether to compile class ranks.
Some SGC members were dis-
appointed by the meeting.
* "I feel that the gap between
the students and the administra-
tion is just as wide as it was be-
fore the meeting," Bruce Kahn,

'68, said.
Council member Neill Hollen-
shead, '67, expressed dismay at
Hatcher's identification of the
t student movement here with the
SDS national program.
'A Travesty'{

x , Os 4r Mtr4tgau Batt

Voice Members

To Sit-In Today;


Late World News
By The Associated Press
UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. ()-U Thant agreed last night to
be drafted for a new five-year term as U.N. secretary-general.
Security Council sources said the council will meet this morning
to approve a recommendation that he be given a new term, and
the 121-nation General Assembly will convene later in the day
to ratify the council's recommendation.
EAST LANSING ()-Michigan State University's chief
Academic officer says it is time for the 38,000-student school to
decide whether it can afford to keep up its rapid growth pace of
the last 15 years. "We're all concerned that unless substantial
new resources are made available, quality could decline in the
future," Howard Neville, MSU provost, told a newsman Thursday.
Enrollment has more than doubled in the last 15 years.
In their budget request for 1967-68, MSU trustees said the
University of Michigan and Wayne State University receive
substantially more than MSU in dollars per fiscal year equated
"This is of great concern," Neville said. "We feel we have
much catching up to do in the amount of resources available."
His own view, he said, is that based on what resources are in
sight, enrollment probably should be stabilized at 40,000 to 42,000
by 1970.
BERKELEY, Calif. University of California students have
voted by almost 4-1 in favor of distribution of birth pills in the
campus clinic to unmarried co-eds 18 or over.
MRS. JOSEPH MHOON took over yesterday as Ann Arbor
Housing Commission Director. She accepted the position on
November 20th. Before coming to Ann Arbor she was Assistant
Director of the Ingster Housing Commission.
* * * *
resolution affirming "the role of reasoned and responsible activity
by all members of the University community in the resolution of
University problems."
The resolution deplored "the use of disruptive tactics which
infringe on the freedom of individuals within the academic com-
munity"' and supported "constructive steps such as proposed by
President Hatcher in his statement to the Faculty Senate" last
The resolution was passed by a near-unanimous vote.
HARVARD UNIVERSITY is considering whether or not to
surrender membership lists of student anti-war groups to the
government. The school is responding to an American Civil
Liberties Union letter sent to 900 university presidents on Nov. 13.
The ACLU letter was prompted by the surrender of member-
ship lists by the University and the University of California at
Berkeley when they were subpoenaed by HUAC last August.
The letter urges non-compliance with such government sub-
At present Harvard does not require organizations which are
under political pressure, like SDS, to file membership lists with
the administration. However, they must allow the College to
inspect the lists periodically to control the number of non-
Harvard persons in Harvard-chartered organizations. SDS does
file a list of officers, which could be subpoenaed.
A UNIVERSITY medical student was announced Tuesday as
the first-place winner in the Norman A. Welch, M.D., Medical
Ethics Essay Contest sponsored by the Judicial Council of the
American Medical Association. "On the Profession of Medicine,"
was the title of the winning essay submitted by Glen W. Geel-
hoed, Ann Arbor, a third-year medical student. Elmer G. Shelley,
M.D., North East, Pa.. chairman of the Judicial Council, made
the announcement and presented Geelhoed with a check for
$500.00 Tuesday afternoon during the bi-annual session of AMA's
House of Delegates here.
REV. DAVID C. BAYNE, S.J. will present a special course on
"Conscience, Obligation and the Law" next semester at the Uni-
versity Law School.
Father Bayne, who will serve as a visiting professor, is an
instructor in law at St. Louis University and former dean of the
University of Detroit School of Law. He has written extensively on
the relationship of morality to law.
The seminar, limited to 15 students, will explore the nature
of the obligations of civil law. A book by him on the moral
binding power of the civil law has recently been published by
Loyola University Press.
The Jesuit priest will also teach two sections of corporation
law as well as the seminar.
THE DAILY wishes to appologize for a personal advertise-
ment running in yesterday's paper which falsely advertised the
sale of automatic weapons. The advertisement was somebody's
idea of a joke, it was a pretty bad one. To all involved parties
we appologize.

Pro fs Urge
'Students Act
Res onsibly
Reject Mililant Stand;
Ask Students to Join
Hatcher Committees


"The surest way for the students
to alienate the faculty is to insist>
on the continuation of sit-ins,"
Prof. Alexander Eckstein, econo-
mies dept. stated after an informal}
I round-table discussion between
student leaders and some faculty
members yesterday.
Faculty members urged students
to take a realistic look at the stu-
dent-administration dispute and.
takedefinite action to end the
Prof. Arthur Eastman, English
dept. called the delay of the sit-in STUDENTS DISCUSS PROPOSALS in a workshop session in M
ban "a real concession to students. motions were presented by the original meeting in Auditorum A, I
While the class ranking and draft shops, they proceeded to Hill Auditorium where all students debated
proposals put forth by President manship of Ed Robinson.
Hatcher on Monday were not con- -- __-
cessions to student demands, there
was a willingness to cooperate."
Eastman went on to call theNo re' ledgers
Hatcher proposals a "de-escala-
tion" in the student-administra-
tion conflict, and urged student
leaders to likewise alter their posi Lcuypov
tion, so that some constructivel
action might take place.
Prof. Kenneth Boulding, eco- NEIL SHISTER The Registrar's Office, accord-
nomics dept., cautioned students Daily News Analysis ing to one of its officials, serves
not to destroy the University com- The signers of the Gamson solely in a service capacity and
munity through a display of Pledge and one similar to it, irked formulates no policy. They record
pseudo-power. "The students don't by the closed agenda in this grades as instructed to by the in-
have a lot of bargaining power," week's Faculty Senate meeting and thelitea colleges. Thus it is up to
Boulding said, "Their position is' what they considered University the literary college how and what
too temporary. They cannot really President Hatcher's arrogant posi- form it wants its grades recorded.
take large responsibility for the tion there, are mobilizing their i Need for Approval
future of the University. Decisions admittedly limited forces for Mon- It is critical importance, then
must be made by the people who day's literary college faculty meet- thatcolleg. 'Ths acctace d
stick around." ing. teclee hsacpac ol
snot mean that all professors sub-
Boulding said that students The goal of the signers is to get scribe to the action, merely that
"have some power, and they should the substance of the Pledge, ands
exercise it, but they should realize perhaps a proposal advocating a they approve of those who want to
that this power is significant, but stronger position, accepted by their take the step and will thus instruct
is not dominant." literary colleagues. the Registrar to record Pass grad-
j Th Pldge;siged y a~pro- 'es on transcripts.
Eckstein complained that the The Pledge, signed by approx- his is not accepted by the
"students say they seek a partici- imately 25 faculty members and faculty, the signers will likely con-
pant democracy, but the mass 35 teaching fellows, says signers front a crisis of sorts, for not all
meeting is not democratic, it re- will not give formal letter grades are willing to place their students
sembles a fascist form. A rep- to male undergradua'tes unless in potential jeopardy. Some are.
resentative form of government is specifically requested to do so by Moral Question
the only way to achieve democracy the individual student. To some the Pledge has assumed
and the students must use some Protest Ranking the stature of a moral protests
structure of government to achieve They are refusing to give grades against the entire system-mean-
their demands. in order to make the compilation ing not so much the University
' "It was a serious blunder for of class ranking impossible. It is as the whole society. Arguing this
the administration not to have their feeling, expressed in the idea, one of its advocates says
waited for the results of the draft Pledge, that compiling class rank- "whenever a power structure is
referendum, to consider class ing to be used by draft boards as challenged it must be realized that
ranking. But that is in the p1st a criteria for deferment is "an il- there are chances for reprisals
and now everyone, students, fac- legitimate use of grades." being taken against the protestors.
ulty, and the administration, must At a meeting Wednesday night This fact must be recognized and
start over again to examine the of the signers, however, it was accepted, but must not deter our
s t u d e n t government structure, evident that attitudes concerning action."
through committee and commis- the rationale for the Pledge and Implicit in this stand is the idea
sion system." the extent to which students and that even if the students and fac-
Disagreeing with the advice for-|teaching fellows should be placed ulty who subscribed to the Pledge
mulated at the round-table dis- in jeopardy by the Pledge are not were threatened, any punitive ac-
cussion, Prof. Robert Sklar, history uniformly held. tion taken by the administration
dept., reiterated his observations 'Passes' May Become 'E's' would trigger such universal dis-
made at the sit-in Tuesday, "Stu- The chief fear among many of approval that it would have to be
dents are on the verge of achiev- the signers is that if the literary There were others at the meet-
ing a real victory. For the first college refuses to approve their , hwee ohers at
time they are leading the way to- I action, the Passes they submit to the administration lately has been
ward new structures for a deci- the Registrar's Office instead of

ason Hall las
B, and C. Fo
d the proposal
acting in "i
They conclud
istration cann
act in any
days, thus th
ting their stu
fellows out or
"What both
the five origi
students who
teaching felloi
jobs are vulne
does not gets
lege." His se
be shared by
ing, 'who arei
will adhere tc
colleagues do
Moreover, t
the Pledge is
The GamsonI
ally related to
dum or the q
Power," but o
draft deferme
thing academ
But there a
circulated ac
their refusal
issue of the
sponsibility a
those whom i
ing. To them
ocratic proceQ
a subsequent
approve rank
compile grade
Thus the st
pledgers is i
right now. Ti
their pledge,
foundly awar
and conseque
ity of their co
ary college no
fighting for v

Pro posals,
i Procedure
Bogs Down'
Noon Rally on Diag
Followed by Sit-in
Of Indefinite Length
At an impromptu meeting last
*T night, members of Voice political
party voted to stage a sit-in of In-
definite length in the Administra-
tion Bldg. today.
The meeting was held in the
..lobby of Hill Aud, early this morn-
ing while the SGC teach-in was in
progress. Voice leaders called a
hasty caucus after about half of
the approximately 700students re
maining at the teach-in straw
ily-Thomas R. Copi voted to support the tactic of a
t~ night, after the "Free University Sit-in."
llowing the work- The formal proposal of a sit-in
never came before the body of stu-
s under the chair- dents at the teach-in.
A rally will be held at noon to-
day on the Diag. The rally will
then move to the Administration
[ze. Bldg. Michael Zweig, grad, chair-
X1,7 man of Voice, said that those at
the sit-in will decide whether the
l istudents will occupy offices or re-
,mainin hallways and lobbies. The
~tal length of the sit-in is indefinite;
how long to remain in the build-
lfashions."ing will be. a matter of individual
rrational ahn choice
e that the admin- Teaching fellows from several
ot be counted on to departments will be present at the
expected way these sit-in to help students prepare for
ey are leary of put- final exams. The sit-in is desgned
dents and teaching to be "constructive as well as dis-
n a limb ruptive." Discussions of student
ious Position power and its implications and im-
iers me," says one of plementation will also be held.
nal signers "is that Regarding concern over possible
can get E's, and arrests, Zweg,said that "warning
ws who can lose their is given before arrests are rr.ade.
rable if the measure People are free to leave before
accepted by the col- police move in."
ntiments seemed to Zweig cited two reasons for the
those at the meet- scheduled sit-in: the immediate
unsure whether they cessation of ranking by the Uni-
o the Pledge if their versity and dissatisfaction with
not approve it. President Hatcher's statement on
he rationale behind student participation in declison
not the same for all. making. He added that the rank-
Pledge is not specific- ing issue will be used to mobilize
the student referen- students for the larger issue of
uestion of "Student student power.
bjects to ranking for The teach-in adjourned at 12:45
nt purposes as some- a.m. withoutnever coming to a vote
ically indefensible. on a substantive issue. A number
re others who have of proposals were put forth for
second pledge, tying formation of a new student gov-
to grade with the ernment. However, after about two
administration's re- hours of debate, it was decided
ndmmrsceptiensrtothat the students prsent did not
nd receptiveness to have time to properly consider the
the question of dem- complex proposals and all moion
.s is critical, and if were tabled.
referendum should The proposals, which included a
ingheyrinlmagaindnew Student Union and the for-
ing they will again mation of tripartite commissions
s. similar- to those suggested by
atus of the no-grade Hatcher, will be printed and dis-
n a kind of limbo tributed to the student body for
hey are dedicated to consideration. A meeting will be
yet they are pro- held at an undetermined date to
e of its implications vote on the proposals.
nces should a major-
lleagues in the liter- Prof. Abraham Kaplan of the
t honor it. So they're philosophy department spoke on a
otes. resolution passed by the Educa-
_ ___ tion Policy Committee of the Fac-
ulty Senate which he chairs.
He presented the resolution
Ivanc s which said, "The committee
strongly urger that SGC and
h0 Graduate Student Council op-
Snows =tlsa= "tp"
aerate to take immediate steps to
Icooperate with the President's pro-

posals for tripartite commissions."
re not crackpots. He added that it was their "con-
e of Pleasure viction that good faith can be
r is by far the source promoted only by acting in good
st pleasure and se- faith." According to the commit-
ldhood. It is an all tee the commissions would have
endency to envy, to full weight with the Regents.
es for oneself, that About 800 people attended the
aluable. first part of the teach-in held in
contempt for women Auds. A, B, and C. The long ses-
surface. Underneath sion began at 7:15 and broke up
- envy and repressed into discussion groups at 8:45.
fear. This has grown The groups reconvened in plen
ve become more lib- ery session at Hill Aud. at 10:1,5.
more powerful. All The general meeting was chaired
s play a role in the by Student Government Council
exual apathy among President Ed Robinson. 67.
on said that among Approximately 1200 people were
were girls who com- present when the Hill Aud. session
boys were not very began, but the number gradually
sex. dwindled as the .meeting became
willing and anxious deeply bogged down in procedural


ocratically-run university. formal letter grades will be rec-
"Faculty members should not orded initially as Incompletes and
try to stop students from exer- ultimately as Failures.
cising their rights and using their Dean William Haber of the liter-
minds. Rather they should put, ary college said yesterday that he
their intellect and energy to work I "has been told" that such reports
on the basic questions of demo- of Pass instead of letter grades
cratic procedures in the Univer- will be treated by the Registrar as
sity." no grade reported.

Femes Sexual Ad
Repel Males, Study

"The meeting was a travesty,"
Ruth Baumann, '67, said. "Hatch-
er wouldn't even let us finish what
we were saying. He"d interrupt
as someone was speaking and
then refuse to give that individual
a chance to respond and clarify."
Hatcher termed the student de-
mand to make last month's draft
'eferendum binding upon the ad-I
ministration a result of demandsI
by Voice political party. "These
demands constitute domination of
the minority," Hatcher said.
Also attending the meeting was
Prof. William E. Brown of the
dentistry school, chairman of the
Senate Advisory Committee on:
University Affairs. He said there
is strong faculty support behind
SGC's attempts to retain control
o-f the student move~ment. He als



LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP)-American
males are growing indifferent to
sex - and a "shocking" number
want to change their gender, a
psychiatrist told the American
M e d i c a l Association's clinical
meeting Wednesday.

d~ -V" - -AltAl 7:7-- l ."I - -

u tDr.Ralph renson, f Beverly
Hills, Calif., said women at the
same time are becoming more as-
sertive and demanding in sexual
BERKELEY, Calif. (/)-A boy- reminiscent of the 1964 December mission to the university, is cur- eration of Teachers, mostly teach- relationships, and this repulses
cott of classes at the University of Free Speech Movement sit-in was rently a bartender. ing assistants, voted 111 to 20 in some males.
California met with disputed suc- touched off Wednesday night byI Pickets walked in the rain at all favor of a strike in support of the "It's horrifying - a danger to
cess Thursday as university of- the arrest of four students and six entrances to the campus. They boycott. the future of the human race,"
ficials confronted a new crisis nonstudents among a crowd of carried signs reading "Strike for As the teaching assistants voted, said Dr. Greenson, clinical pro-
sparked by foes of a Navy recruit- protesting a Navy recruiting drive. Due Process," "When Are Stu- the Navy again set up its recruit- fessor of psychiatry at the Uni-
ing program. Unlike the 1964 sit-in however, dents Going to Say No?" and, ing table for the Navy's aviation versity of California at Los An-
There was a slight reduction in the boycott had the backing of "Keep Cops Off Campus." program. Hundreds of students- geles.
attendance at the 27,500-student both the student senate of the as- Picket leaders said thousands of some carrying protest sings-gath- Sex Be Fun
Berkeley campus,' but some may sociated students of the university j students had boycotted classes. ered around the table outside the our only hope is that basic
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chotic, they a
"The mothe
of the greate
curity in chit
too human to
want to poss
which is so vE
"Men have
only on the
is a repressed
envy arousesI
as women ha'
erated andi
these element
increase 'in se
Dr. Greens
his patients v
plained that
interested ins
"The more

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