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October 15, 1960 - Image 2

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The Michigan Daily, 1960-10-15

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Actress Views Vital Heritage'

Union Board
The Union Board of . Directors
held its monthly meeting Thurs-
day to install a new member for
the medical and dental schools in
lieu of an official election.
Terry D. McDonald, '61D, will
be sworn in at the next meeting,
after the Board appointed him
according to provisions in its con-
Homecoming co-chairman Dick
Helzburg, '62, in discussing prep-
arations for the coming weekend,
said that his committee has ex-
panded its program into the
Alumni area, with the scheduling
of an alumni picnic at Ferry
Field on the morning of the Home-
coming festivities.
Musket General Chairman John
Fried, '62, was also "looking for-
ward to a good show." He report-
ed that advertising was well
ahead of last year, and that the
program has been expanded into
a Broadway-type show souvenir.
Administrative Vice-President
Michael Turoff, '61BAd., called the
latest Airflight to Europe "the
best ever." He said that for the
first time two planes had to be
used. Tentative plans for this
year's flight have already been
The by-laws committee an-
nounced plans for rule changes
covering Musket and the election
of professional school representa-
SSGC Approves
Cam pus Vote
An election to determine stu-
dent preference for the next pres-
ident of the United States was ap-
proved by the Student Govern-
ment Council last 'Wednesday.
The results of the election to
be held on October 31, will be
communicated immediately to the
editors of other Big Ten school
papers, so that a consensus of
opinion may be established.
The motion made by Daily editor
Thomas Hayden, '61, provided that
the election be administered by
the campus partisan political clubs
under the sponsorship of SGC.
The political clubs will be respon-
sible for all mechanics including
maintainance of polling places and
the counting of ballots.

Regents Ask Bylaw Revision
By MICHAEL OLINICK The present bylaws contain rules adopted by subord
Secretary and Assistant Vice- many details, such as specific authorities under delegated
President Emeritus Herbert G- definitions of the different ranks lative powers, which will,. b
Watkins has been asked by the of the faculty, retirements and effective as provided by
Regents to revise their bylaws sick leaves, admission and regis- authorities.
by "reducing their number and tration procedures, and articles on
length and simplifying their ex- the purpose and structure of each - General Organization
pression." of the schools and colleges. "The first class comprise
"There is a lot of deadwood in "The bylaws now have regula- rules concerning the more I
the bylaws," Watkins claimed. "A tions in regard to Institutions tant matters of general Univ
tremendous amount of repetition which no longer exist," Watkins organization and policies, a
could," in some measure at leastsaid, "They also omit some areas tinguished from adminisi
be eliminated." such as definitions of the specific detail," Watkins explained.
The last revision of the bylaws duties of the Vice-President and "The second group embrac
came In 1948 after eight years' Director. of Dearborn Center and more technical and detailed
DeaE By e ason the Vice-President for Student within the peculiar comp
Dean E. Blythe Stason' Affairs." of the several schools.and co
Favors Division Rule making in the University "The numerous matters
Watkins ,favors a division of is divided three ways: Bylaws of cerning grading regulations,
the present bylaws into two parts' the Regents, rules initiated by mittee organization, and ii
"I would try and write a concise subordinate University authorities, management of the school
statement of the responsibilities which become effective only upon colleges are found in the
officers of the University. These approval by the Regents, and class of rules."
would be called 'bylaws.'
Then I would prepare regula- SORORITY ACHIEVEMENTS:
tions or statutes or whatever you
want to call them, that would
t o s o st t t s o w h t v r y u --wn t o c l t h m th t w udgiv e a ll th e s p e c ific sta te m e n t s R e w a r d s t e Ccu rg
of policy decisions with references
to the Proceedings of the Regents. HSaf r
It may develop, however, that the
present form of the bylaws is the
better method." By PAT GOLDEN Each house has a schol
(The Proceedings of the Regents Rewards, penalties and special chairman and a specific pi
referred to by Watkins are pub- assistance are all used to encour- helping to maintain the so
lished about every three years and age high scholarship among affili- women's academic average o
contain all the actions of the ated women. which tops the women's dor
Regents: policy decisions, faculty average by .05.
appointments, grants accepted, Exam files are available i:
etc.) SCHOLARSHIPS house, and in some eases :i
Compares Pages old papers are also kept.
Comparing the University's 117 houses maintain a list of gir
pages of bylaws with those of "ImH ear have received A's or B's i
the University of Illinois (13 ticular courses, so that p
pages) and Ohio State (17 pages), having difficulty may be i
Watkins said, "Separation of GJ ha dflm.
major policy statements from more Standard Hours
minor regulations will in no way
legally diminish any actions taken By CYNTHIA NEU Quiet hours are standard
by the Regents." i aycssaseilsu
yTheUnigenstis"World University Service has is also available. Some sor
The University is unique i that continuing social consequences and enforce their quiet hours
it is a constitutional corporation is designed to aid students and penalty system such as lat
equal to the legislature in power. faculty of universities throughout utes, social probation or fin
Any action the Regents take Is a the world through self-help. . "
statute, whether or not it is put tewrdtruhsl-ep... Scholarship dinners, some
tothe bylaws." rMarilyn Gaines, WUS field repre- featuring guest speakers,
into the bylaws.', Changes sentative told Student Government girls with high averages and
Watkins' own copy of the bylaws Council last Wednesday. who have improved greal
is filled with pencilled-in addi- In her explanation to the Coun- many cases, girls who are
tions, crossed out portions and dcil, Miss Gaines summarized honored are served steak
question marks he has made while various projects sponsored by WUS the others eat hot dogs or
revising them. "I have been work- and recounted a history of the Special Trophies
ing on the revisions since Septem- organizato rs Special trophies and plag
ber, 1959," he said, "and I have Shhlarsi Loan scholarship are presented I
The main projects in the United
no idea how long it will take." with the highest grade pot
Consolidation of the bylaws is with the greatest improve
not a simple matter, Watkins em- to Hungarian refugees now study- Several houses give the m
phasized. "Any changes I make ing in this country and scholar- with the highest scholastic
I check with the particular-col- versities to five students from age a diamond for her a
lege or institute it affects. You Hong Kog.tpin. Room choice and othe
can't leave anything out." HongK ong. iliges are often based on



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