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Hacher, eyns
By W. REXFORD BENOIT level. The State B
mandate to plana
University President Harlan H. Hatcher took a complaint-a Romney that the F
time-honored complaint-and made a compromise with the Senate year autonomous(
Appropriations Committee on April 28. Both were a result of the dation stated that
$5.6 million discrepancy between the University's budget for next fall only,4
request and Gov. George Romney's budget recommendation.
When Romney sliced that amount off the University's record The tniversity
$55.73 million request, President Hatcher and Vice-President for P resident Hatcher
Academic Affairs Roger W. Heyns journeyed to Lansing to testify Further compi
for nearly six hours in front of the committee. the Mott Foundati
Hatcher called Romney's proposed operating budget of $50.1 the proposed $2.4
million for fiscal year 1965-66 "inadequate," and said it would Board's recommend
have a serious impact on the University's operations next year. In the matter
(Actually, Heyns is reported to have told a newsman the Uni- operations in Ann
versity could "get by" if the Legislature restores about half of that the Universi
the $5.6 million cut from its request by Romney.) those of other st
Peace Pipe wide scope of subj
He also offered a figurative peace pipe when he told the elsewhere.
committee the University would abide by any decision from the
Legislature on controversial Flint operations. He produced t
At present the University intends to enroll 200 freshmen graduate-professior
at its Flint branch, currently operating only at the junior-senior University, and tha

Testify on Appropriations Sla

oard of Eduoation, exercising its constitutional
and coordinate education, has recommended to
Flint branch be phased out and that a new, four-
college be established. The Board's recommen-
the University could admit a freshman class
and Romney has endorsed the recompiendation.
y and the Board have been at odds ever since
denounced the Board's statement on Flint.
lications arose when Charles S. Mott, head of
on of Flint, said that he would not contribute
million for the construction project if the
dation for an autonomous college is followed.
r of the potential effect of a budget cut on
Arbor, President Hatcher told the committee
ty's operating costs cannot be compared to
tate universities and colleges because of the
ects offered in Ann Arbor that are not offered
Well Oiled Argument
he well-oiled argument that 74 per cent of all
anal teaching done in the state is done at the
at such programs are more expensive to operate

than undergraduate programs. Anotherb
Heyns told members of the committee that the Romney state has bee
recommendation, if accepted, would cause the University to fall recommendati
far behind competing universities in other states in faculty state-support
salary levels. Heyns said the University has not been equal to year 1966-67.'
competition for the past nine years. to cut onei
He claimed that University faculty members are being offered another.
salary increases from $5000 to $12,000 by out-of-state institutions. "I still t
"We recently lost four faculty members in the microbiology dept. and tell youo
and five in nursing to other schools," Heyns said. Of course
Significantly, Heyns noted that the budget drawn up by the been stabbed
University contemplated 281 new teachers for next fall, but that Officials fror
the budget recommended by Romney would. allow only 125 of these currently give
to be hired. mittee, and no
President Hatcher and Heyns both mentioned that the full- recommendati
year program the University is currently operating under would For exam
suffer if the governor's proposed budget is adopted. The President by the gover
said that about 6000 students are expected to take part in the in MSU's mo
summer program this year, but that when students find they enrollment in
cannot be admitted in the fall and that there will be room for recommendath
them the following summer, the third-term enrollment will by 40 per ce
increase, grown by a mi
Sir igau

bone of contention between the University and the
en over whether or not the board of education's
ion for a joint budget request from the other ten
ed colleges and universities, called for in fiscal
Under the plan, the Legislature would be asked not
institution's budget by a greater percentage than
hink we would want to visit individually with you
our needs," President Hatcher told the committee.
e, the groans of university officials who feel they've
in the budget are not sounds unique to Ann Arbor.
m all of Michigan's colleges and universities are
en a chance to speak to the appropriations com-
ot a single budget request remains uncut by Romney's
nple, Michigan State University also feels wronged
nor's financial proposals. President John Hannah,
'ment in the committee spotlight, cited burgeoping
a plea for an appropriation hike over the governor's
ion. He also noted that MSU enrollment has grown
nt since 1960 while faculty salary increases have
nere 11 per cent.

Trimester Exceeds Quotas



The trimester system seems to
be working.
Enrollment to date for the sum-
mer trimester exceeds administra-
tion forecasts by over 25 per cent,
announced University Registrar
Edward Groesbeck yesterday; the+
figures quell fears that under-en-+
rollment would cause cancellation
of many summer school classes. I
Groesbeck said undergraduate
enrollment for the spring-summer
term (III) and spring half-term
(IIIA) reached 5050 during yes-
terday's registration, compared1
with University estimates of 4000.
More are expected to enroll tomor-
row during late registration.
Groesbeck's statistics indicate
that total enrollment, including
graduate, professional and exten-


Vivian Lauds
Ne Student
Protest Wave
Rep. Weston Vivian (D-Ann
Arbor) has expressed his support
and sympathy for the growing in-
volvement of the academic com-
munity in the political sphere in
a recent interview with The Daily.
Referring to the University pro-
fessors who visited Washington
this April in an "academic lobby"
to change present Viet Nam policy,
Vivian defending their tactics,
said, "Lobbying is the way the
system works. I have all sorts of
lobbyists in my office every day.
"But it is almost impossible to
say how effective their lobbying
has been, at so short a date."
However, Vivian referred to the
University's teach-in as "basically
a meeting." Therefore, he felt that
* most of the 'controversy over the
teach-in was "inappropriate."
Vivian refused to give his per-
onal stand on Viet Nam, but he
indicated no quarrel with the way,
University faculty-student groups
have taken action to express their
Asked about the students who
had left school for a week to
demonstrate in Alabama, he
praised their sincerity and found
no legal fault with their action.
Went South
"I couldn't very well disagree
with their actions, because I had
gone down South shortly before
that to find out for myself what
was happening," said Vivian.
Asked what he thought should
be the greatest concern of the
University right no w, Vivian
pointed to impact of University's
size upon the individual student.
"I've found there is a marked
contrast in the degree of friend-
s hip and an individual student
between a big school and a small
Residential College
Vivian said he saw great poten-
tial in projects like the residential
college, where things would be
11.r ,,K i a me elf-cn-

sion students should be around
7300. The original forecast was
6000, based on a student survey
taken last September.
Administrators Satisfied
whole system," said Groesbeck.
Other administrations and faculty
officials echoed his satisfaction, f;: "'",:'; .X
although some complained of low
budgets for individual depart- : .. ,,, .:.,. ...A... :
ments. <F3y~v!.;:
The trimester, composed of one
full term and two half-terms, is a
University "first." It marks the
biggest step in the University'sy £<'
transition to a full-year operation,
an idea which the Regents first
approved in July, 1961. Faculty
planners had no precedents to rely
upon in setting up the summer
There had been serious doubts
expressed three weeks ago whether EUGENE HAUN
enough students would sign up for
the summer. Toward the end of rollment, the summer half-term
pre-registration, on April 15, only (IIB) is still uncertain because
3400 undergraduates had enrolled registration for IIIB only will not
and only 116 had signed up for begin until June 26; but Groes-
dormitory housing, Many classes beck is confident that enough stu-
had few or no students enrolled. dents will register.
Swamped "I expect well over .12,000 stu-
"But in the last two days of dents," he said. IIIB attendance
pre-registration we were swamp- will be high because the June 26-
ed, as students who had waited Aug. 18 schedule is convenient and
until the last moment to make roughly 3000 gradua t students
their summer plans signed up," are expected to attend.
Groesbeck said. New System
The late spurt upped enrollment The Office of Registration and
by 33 per cent, raising it over the Records used a new system for
necessary 4000 undergraduates, the trimester which eliminated
and pushed dormitory residents to the Waterman Gym method of
308 students. registration at the beginning of
The 308 students, 206 women the new semester. Groesbeck does
and 102 men, will be housed to- not know yet whether it will be
gether in East Quadrangle, the used in the future.
men in Greene House and the Bigger than Expected
women in Prescott House. Associate Dean William Hays
There have been complaints by of the literary college, reporting
some faculty members that in bigger-than-expected enrollment
some cases departmental budgets in his college, said he felt many
are inadequate, of the "big guns" of the faculty,
Basis for Budgets the most popular teachers, had
"We got budgets on the basis of chosen to teach during the sum-
student attendance, students at- mer trimester,
tend on the basis of course offer- Some observers disagreed. A
ings, and courses are offered on quarrel- over faculty salary rates
the basis of our budgets," said one was not resolved until after teach-
department official. "It's a dizzy- ers had to sign up and some
ing circle." teachers hesitated to sign up be-
Although the III and IIIA terms cause they didn't know how much
appear successful, interms of en- they would be paid.
U' Receives $165,000
In Grants from NASA
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration recently
awarded four grants to the University totalling about $165,000.
Prof. J. A. Nicolls of the aeronautical and astronautical engi-
neering dept., in co-operation with the Aircraft Propulsion Laboratory
received a grant to continue his research in the theoretical and
experimental studies of the dy-
namics of reacting and charged
particles in sold propellant rockets.
He is investigating the effects a ti
of the particles on the perform-
ance of rocket engines using solid
fuel. These particles are not used
in the reaction mechanism of the By MICHAEL BADAMO
engine. The particles have two
effects on the performance of the The n a t i o n a 1 "teach-in
engine. slated for May 15 and sponso
Two Effects ed by the Inter-Universi
1) The power that could have Committee for a Public Hea
resulted from the combustion of ing on Viet Nam is reachi
the particles is lost. final planning stages. It w
2) The particles have a clogging be held in the Sheridan Pa
effect on the gases escaping Hotel in Washington, D.C.
through the nozzles. According to University Pro
Study Imagery Marshall Sahlins the teach-
Marvin R. Holter, research en- is "planned as a series of co
gineer in the Infrared and Optical frontations between admini
Sensor Laboratory and the In- tration views and critical mem
stitute of Science and Technology, bers of the academic commu
was awarded a grant to study the ity."
altitude efftes on multispectral The confrontations, whi
imagery. include two discussions in t
NASA also awarded a grant to morning presenting opinio
Harold C. Early, researcher in mornin rentingftpinoo

electrical engineering, to study pu LM iso uions pro a nd c
techniques for the acceleration of panel discussions pro and c
particles to hypervelocity by an and evening seminars, will 1
electrically h e a t e d propellant transmitted to various camp

VOL. LXXV, No. 1-S


To Receive
HEW Funds
For Projects
The University has recently re-
ceived grants from the Depart-
ment of Health, Education and
'Welfare totaling $78,000 to'stim-
ulate research and aid in the
training of teachers in special
The grants were awarded as
part of Title III of the HEW bill.
The University will receive $24,000
as part of a $1.1 million grant to
44 colleges and universities. The
second grant, part of $4.7 million
appropriation to 152 colleges and
universities, will free $54,000 to
the University.
To Further Research
The funds will be used to fur-
ther research and teacher educa-
tion in the areas of mental re-
tardation, emotional disturbances
speech correction and crippling
diseases, Prof. Melvyn Semmel of
the department of Psychological
Foundations said last night.
Grants will be awarded to stu-
dents at the senior, masters and
post-masters degree level by the
Committee on Special Education
which Semmel heads.
Full-time students at 'the sen-
ior level will receive stipends of
$1600. All other students eligible
for, the stipends will receive $2,-
000 and an additional $400 for
each dependent.
"There is a tremendous need
for teachers trained in special ed-
ucation. Last year the University
received requests for 1000 new
teachers. However, only 50 could
be supplied," Semmel said.
Two Sources
The legislation grew out of two
interrelated sources. "Certainly
the critical need provoked the leg-
islation," Semmel said.
But the legislation also arose
out of the great interest which the
Kennedy administration and fam-
ily have had in the area of men-
tal retardation, Semmel explained.
A colloquium on special educa-
tion which was held late last se-
mester was also part of and fi-
nanced by the funds released by
the bill.

Rebels Elect Dominican Head
ohso Ass for $0illio

OAS Awaits
Congress Enthusiastic
About New Spending
WASHINGTON (P) - President
Lyndon B. Johnson asked Con-
gress for a $700 million vote of
confidence yesterday to show the
world that thiscountry is ready
to ""walk the last mile" against
the spread of Communism.
Johnson called members of key
congressional committees to the
White House for a review of the
fighting in Viet Nam and the
Dominican Republic.
A five-nation peace mission sent
to the Dominican Republic by the
Organization of American States
last Sunday also reported yester-
day that opposing sides in the
civil strife there are in agreement
on major peace plans.
Combine Forces
The committee recommended
that the American republics which
"are in a position to do so estab-.
fish a combined inter-American
military force under the Organi-
zation of American States" to help
return the Dominican Republic to
The group headed by OAS Am-
bassador Ricardo M. Colombo of
Argentina reported it is "awaiting
the formalization of the points
which have already been accepted
by both parties."
These points are confirmation
of the cease-fire, demarcation and
enlargement of the international
security zone to include all em-
bassies, evacuation of refugees and
distribution of food, medicine and
medical equipment to all sectors
of the population without regard
to parties.
After his meeting with the con-
gressional committees Johnson

Associated Press
AMONG THE AGREEMENTS reached among the pro-Bosch
rebels and the existing government in the Dominican Republic

Seventy-Four Years of Editorial Freedom


was one over the distribution of
distribute these items.
called newsmen into hisoffice and
broke the $700 million down this
-$134 million for maintenance
of aircraft and planes.
-$100 million for construction
and repair of such things as ware-'
houses and petroleum storage fa-
-$270 million for ordnance, and
Johnson said that means ammu-
--$140 million to replace lost
That totals $644 million, and
Johnson said the rest would be
While he was talking, Secretary'
of Defense Robert S. McNamara
was already testifying before the
House Appropriations Committee

food and supplies. Here soldiers
on the funds.
With few exceptions, congres-
sional leaders responded enthus-
iastically to Johnson's request and
hastened back to Capitol Hill to
start whipping the money bill
through their committees.
House Republicans already had
invited Johnson to ask for more
military funds. Going even further
than his party's policy committee,
House GOP leader Gerald R. Ford
of Michigan said in a statement
yesterday, "Our nation's fight
against Communism in the Do-
minican Republic and Southeast
Asia virtually demands that the
President immediately come to
Congress for a supplement to the
military budget. . ."

Urges U.S.
Of Troops
Mrs. Bosch Requests
Recognition of New
Insurgent Forces
Francisco Caamano Deno, military
rebel chief, was sworn in by his
insurgents yesterday as provision-
al president of the Dominican Re-
public with the blessings of ex-
President Juan D. Bosch.
A United States official source
promptly said the move changed
nothing in the revolt-stricken Ca-
ribbean country.
Caamano called - the&- na-
tions to recognize his government
and expressed hope that U.S.
troops would quickly leave the
country, Otherwise, he said, the
people might turn against the
Some Clashes
Although there were some clash-
es between snipers and U.S. troops,
this 10th day of revolt was the
U.S. forces moved in last- Wed-
nesday on orders of President
Lyndon B. Johnson to protect
Americans and to block any Com-
munist takeover as fighting raged
between forces favoring and op-
posing a return of exiled President
Juan Bosch.
Caamanp said Bosch approved
his election as provisional presi-
dent. In Washington, Mrs. Bosch
appealed to Johnson and to the
American people for support of
the new government.
No Paratroopers
"We need your help and un-
derstanding, not your paratroop-
ers," she said in a public state-
In a news conference, Johnson
said he thought it was "beyond
the realm of prediction right now"
to guess how long U.S. forces will
stay in the Dominican Republic.
Other developments include:
--In the UN' Security Council,
Uruguay denounced what it call-
ed the new "Johnson doctrine" in
Latin America and suggested the
council call for a cease-fire and
immediate end to unilateral mili-
tary action.
-In San Juan, Puerto Rico,
Bosch told an interviewer the U.S.
is suffering from "Communism
psychosis" and that its troop
landings had helped rather than
hindered the Communist cause in
Latin America.
-The Organization of American
States peace commission here
messaged Washington that oppos-
ing sides are in agreement on ma-
jor peace plans.
-In Miami, Caamano's father,
Fausto, said he did not "like the
idea" of his son being made pro-
visional president. He said a civil-
ian should have been given the
job to avoid "an encounter with
those defending the other side."
Caamano took the oath in a
shrine in downtown Independence
Park and told a news conference

)nal Teach-In Gains Impetus


Viet Nam now serves as a co-
ordinating body for movements
on 150 campuses throughout
the country. "There's a good
chance we will be hooked up
with more than 60," Sahlins
said. He added that the pos-
sibility of television coverage
was being investigated.
Defense of the Administra-
tion's policies in Viet Nam will
be made at the teach-in by
McGeorge Bundy, special as-
sistant to President Lyndon B.
Johnson for national security
affairs, and Arthur Schlesinger
Jr. plus a panel of supporters
from the academic world.
Representing the committee
will be Prof. George Kahin of
Cornell University, assisted by
Prof. Hans Morganthau of the
University of Chicago and a
panel of experts.

mately 3000 students partici-
pated in an all-night series of
discussions, speeches and sem-
inars on the problems facing
the United States in the unde-
clared war in Viet Nam.
F o r m a 1 planning started
April 17 in an Ann Arbor meet-
ing of representatives from six
universities including the Uni-
versity, Michigan State Uni-
versity, University of Wiscon-
sin, Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, WashingtondUni-
versity in St. Louis and the
University of Chicago. At this
time the Universities Commit-
tee on Problems of War and
Peace also gave aid and co-
operation to the movement.
Since the original teach-in at
the University 50 colleges and
universities have held or been
involved in separate teach-ins
oivina imnets to the move-

munity but for the democratic
process as a whole. We feel
that there are political and
moral questions which members
of the academic community
and others who are skilled and
who have information ,should
be consulted just as in military
and other questions."~
He went on to say that he
thought the teach-in would
provide a direct effect in that
the administration would find
its present policies more diffi-
cult to pursue.
When asked about the fre-
quent charge made by admin-
istration leaders concerning the
qualifications of protestors to
challenge administration poli-
cies because of lack of secret
information, Sahlins answered
by noting the apparent dupli-
city of Administration state-
ments. "They say," he said, "on
an hand +ha+ +he war is being

University Prof. Eric Wolf, a
spokesman for the group, said
that "we reject the assumption
that we are incompetent to
make a judgment because we
do not have access to theim-
mediate confidential intelli-
gence available to high offi-
cials. What is happening in
Viet Nam now is not isolated.
It is part of a world political,
economic and social situation of
the past and future. We believe
some scholarship is needed."
According to Sahlins the
teach-in is a "unique kind of
event in American politics"
because the congress is not pre-
pared to take any stand con-
trary to administration policies
even though, off the record,
there is widespread dissent.
Because of this an expression
of the wishes of the American
people is not possible through
the r e gu 1a r representative


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