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Vol. LXXIX, No. 26-S

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, June 13, 1969

Ten Cents

Six Pages

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Study
By SHARON WEINER
Eventual independence from the Univer-
sity and immediate expansion to a four-r
year college are among the key recom-
riendations of the special study committee
on the future of the University's Dearborn
campus.
The report, released yesterday, is pres-
ently under consideration by the Univer-
sity's executive officers. The student-fac-
ulty-community committee was established
last November by Vice President for State
Relations and Planning Arthur Ross.
"Although the committee was asked to
base its study on the assumption that the
Dearborn Campus would remain an in-
tegral part of the University, the Commit-
tee found no strong reason for an in-
definate continuance of this policy," the
report states.
The committee recommended that a de-
tailed five-year plan, consistent with the

asks

independence

for

Dearborn

recommendations of the report, be formu-
lated to prepare the campus for independ-
ence as a state university.
During this five year period, the campus
should strive to become a "viable, self-
sufficient unit capable of assuming major
responsibility for higher educational needs
in the metropolitan area," the report states.
Dearborn is on the edge of Detroit.
The campus would remain an integral
part of the University during this time.
The committee also urged that freshmen
and sophomores be admitted in the fall
of 1970.
"Such a move would permit the campus
to compete more effectively for students
and to serve them better once enrolled,"
the report says.
The Dearborn Campus is currently one
of the only schools in the country which
offers "upper-division instruction," a jun-

ior-senior level curriculum with a limited
graduate school program.
The limited course offerings are one of
the principle causes for a disappointing
growth rate, the report says.
However, if expansion were agreed upon,
Ross said yesterday, "1971 would be a more
practical date for its inception."
The report says the Dearborn Campus
has a great potential and opportunity for
growth. If its recommendations are adopt-
ed, "an enrollment projection of 2,200 by
1975 and 5,000 by 1980 seems quite reason-
able."
The number of students has grown at
Dearborn from 34 in 1959 to 777 last fall,
most of them transferring after completing
two years at adjacent Henry Ford Com-
munity College,
But the committee also maintained "the
community college is not oriented toward
the upper division college."

Although the committee was aware that
nearby community colleges might object
to expanding Dearborn to four years, it
was "not discouraged."
"There is no evidence at Flint that the
four year program has injured the Flint
Community College, Ross observes, "al-
though we will be discussing the expansion
with the Dearborn community college of-
ficials before we decide on the merits of
the program."
In support of the recommendations for
autonomy and independence, the commit-
tee asked that;
-Academic programs at Dearborn be
directed toward the needs of the western
Detroit metropolitan area, and consider
specifically the "needs of urban youth,
local public service agencies and institu-
tions and local industry";
-Four year academic programs in the
liberal arts and sciences, education, busi-

ness administration and engineering be
offered, with the present cooperative pro-
gram-where the students alternate terms
of classroom instruction with relatea work
assignments in business and industry-be-
coming optional rather than mandatory;
-Masters level programs be initiated
where faculty strengths and resources per-
mit without distracting from the develop-
ment of undergraduate options;
-A new name be chosen for the campus
to "connote the autonomy of the campus
and facilitate its future transition to in-
dependent status;"
-The chief executive officer of the cam-
pus carry a title other than "Dean," per-
haps Provost of Chancellor, and report to
the President and other executive officers
of the University;
-The Dearborn Campus be advised by
a citizens' committee appointed by the Re-

gents and broadly representative of the
metropolitan area;
-A capital building program, including
a new library building, student activities
facilities and additional campus housing
be initiated;
-A long range plan for physical de-
velopment of the campus be undertaken
to meet projected enrollment increases.
The committee also suggested admission
standards, currently the same as in Ann
Arbor, be made more flexible "to serve a
more diverse group of high school grad-
uates." Graduation standards should re-
main at the "same high level."
"Findings and recommendations of the
Dearborn study, as in the case of other
such reports, are advisory and subject to
consideration by the Regents," Ross said.
"It is our intention to consult fully with
interested parties before proposing a defi-
nite plan of action."

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HRC

action
By JUDY SARASOHN
City Administrator Guy Lar-
com, Jr. issued a highly crit-
ical statement yesterday
blasting the Human Relations
Commission for its actions
concerning the alleged police
beating of HRC staff member
Ray Chauncey.
Chauncey was arrested May
10 while he was testing the
Star Bar in Ann Arbor for dis-I
crimination.
In his statement, Larcom said
the behavior of HRC director
David Cowley "in this case has not
been functional in terms of clari-
fying the facts and taking ef-
fective and appropriate action."
The city administrator also crit-
icized Chauncey for his "totally
unacceptable, inappropriate" be-
havior at the bar.
Neither Cowley nor Chauncey
was available for comment yes-
terday.
Larcom particularly criticized!
Cowley for:
-releasing "to the press a num-
ber of unsupported negative gen-
eralizations about the police;"
-releasing to the press "a one-
sided version of the incident with-
out indicating that a full investi-
gation was in process and yet to be
completed;"
-not interviewing all the wit-
nesses at the time of his press re-
lease and basing "the release on
only one perspective of the inci-;
dent; and"
assuming the release was ap-
propriate and supported, "after
d the fact, his employe's proceeding
is with unauthorized testing of the
police."
is Cowley said he originally was
not allowed to read any of the
testimony from witnesses whom
Sthe police questioned. Now even
though he and three others mem-!
bers of the commission have view-
. ed the evidence, Cowley still be-r
g lieves Chauncey acted properly.

of

tuition

for

buildings
Fee hike wold start
wihen facilities open
By MARTIN HIRSCHMAN
The Intramural Advisory Board, which barred reporters
from its key Monday night meeting, has recommended the
use of a $15 per term additional tuition levy to fund con-
struction of two IM facilities, The Daily learned yesterday.
Under the proposal, however, the levy would not be insti-
tuted until construction of the buildings had been completed.
Thus only students who could use the proposed facilities
would be required to pay for them.
The IM board proposal also suggests that the Regents and
Student Government Council reach some agreement on a
method of allowing for increased student participation in
the controversial decision of how to fund the buildings.
SGC has demanded that
anyfinal decision on IM fund-
ingawait a binding student IIbo r
referendum on the question.

-Associated Press

Finch Allen
Finch, Allen

hit

disruption1 bill
WASHINGTON () - The Nixon administration expresse
opposition yesterday to a bill backed by House Republican
that would require colleges to file with the government plan
for controlling campus disorders.
Secretary of Welfare Robert H. Finch and James E. Allen
U.S. commissioner of education, told the chief GOP sponsor,
of the legislation they could not support it.
Both officials, along with President Nixon and Atty. Gen
John N. Mitchell, have said major responsibility for dealin
with campus disorders should be left with the universities
The lack of administration support failed to dampen th
determination of the Republicans to push the bill, howeve
They hope to have it approved by the House Education an
Labor Committee next week.
Finch and Allen were called to the office of Rep. Alber
H. Quie, (R-Minn.) to make clear their position on the bill
a compromise measure with bipartisan support that wa
introduced Monday.
The bill's chief feature is its re-
quirement that colleges applying
for federal funds submit a code
of approved campus conduct and
a plan for dealing with 'st'dent / !
uprisings. , _.__ . ..4

Daily-Jay Cassidy
Thiecoolig off peiriod
Some days it's just too hot to move. And if you don't have air conditioning, what's a body to do?
Sit in the League fountain pool, of course, and soak up the long awaited summer sun. Precisely what
this young lady is doing as she reads, perched up on her damp derriere.
RETURNED TO COMMITTEE:
State Senate defeats moderate
proposal for abortion reform

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Larcom said any charges against feated the abortion reform b1ill
a city department should be made proposed by Sen. Gilbert Bursley
through proper channels and only (R'Ann Arbor). by a vote of 16-
then, if the case is not resolved, 17. The bill needed 20 votes to
should HRC resort to public ex pass.
posure. Backers of the bill immediately
The city administrator also dis- moved the bill back to commit-
puted Cowley's claim that what tee, where it remains in posi-
happened to Chauncey was not an tion for further action in the fall
"isolated incident," or that it is or early next year.
See CITY, Page 2 The bill would have allowed
DOCTORS QUESTION REPORT

abortions when the mental or tion of pregnancy only when the
physical health of the mother was life of the mother is in danger.
endangei~ed, when there was "I will continue to fight," vowed
"significant risk" that the b a b y Sen. Lorraine Beebe (R-Dear-
would be seriously deformed and born). "I speak as a woman and a
in cases of rape or incest mother, who was told she had one
If the mother's mental health chance in a million to have a
were involved, the bill stated, the child," she said. "And I had a
operation would be performed only therapeutic abortion."
after consultation of three doc- "You cannot impose your will,"
she told the Senators. "The
tors, one a psychiatrist. ?woman must make the decision
State law now allows termina- and she must live with it."
Sen. James Fleming (R-Jack-
son) attempted to modify the bill,
but failed in a 22-8 vote.
Supporters of the bill had said
Fleming's amendment w o u 1d
"emasculate" their proposal.
r ,.# Both the majority and minority
leaders of the Senate had predict-
12 miles south of Ann Arbor. ed passage of some kind of
Harvey said a suspect in the abortion reform in the Senate,
Milan stabbing was arrested and had said they would support
while hitchhiking a few miles some kind of limited reform.
away a half an hour later and "The proposal is still alive,"
was being questioned in Ann Bursley said yesterday. He pled-
Arbor. The suspect was picked ged to introduce the bill again
up on the basis of the girl's de- next session.
scription of her assailant, Har- Bursley said he believed many
vey said. colleagues who voted against the
However, he was cleared by proposal were "just scared."
sheriff's deputies of any con- "Chances are favorable it will
nection with the six area mur- pass next time," he said. "Had all
waam. the Senators been nresent for this

Such a vote would be taken
during the fall.
Several key administrators -
including Vice President for Aca-
demic Affairs Allan F. Smith -
have said they would prefer using
the results of a survey of stud-
ent views as a basis for deciding
whether students favor the tui-
tion assessment plan.
Smith, who asked the IM com-
mittee to draft the proposal, has
said he would trust the results
of a survey more than a referen-
dum because he believes refer-
enda on taxation attract negative
votes.
However, proponents of the re-
ferenda have countered that peo-
ple are more likely to respond to
surveys if they favor the plan'
being suggested.
The IM board's proposal is ex-
pected to be brought\ to the Re-
gents next week at their regular
monthly meeting. No immediate
action on the proposal is expect-
ed, however.
The proposal was drafted at
Monday's closed meeting. After
the meeting, board members re-
fused to disclose the contents of
the plan.
The meeting was closed largely
at the request of Athletic Direc-
tor Don Canham who tolduboard
members the Regents would be
annoyed if the proposal appeared
in the newspapers before it was
sent to them.
A wide range of student groups
-including SGC, Inter-House As-
sembly, Interfraternity Council,
the Tenants Union, and Stock-
well Council - have expressed
strong opposition to the use of
an increase in tuition to fund the
proposed IM facilities.

by, SGC
By LORNA CHEROT
and ERIKA HOFF
Student Government Coun-
cil last night,lashed out at the
Intramural Advisory B o a r d
and its proposal to use, in-
creased tuition assessments
for construction of two new
intramural facilities.
Council demanded that the Re-
gents restructure the board "to
represent fairly all groups in the
University community, in propor-
tion to their use of intramural
The board is presently compos-
ed of six students, four faculty
members and five administrators.
The board met in closed session
Monday to draft a proposal for
funding the plannedrbuildings.
The proposal called for a $15 per
term increase in student f e e s
which would begin upon comple-
tion of the buildings, The Daily
learned yesterday.
SGC also urged students to
withhold payment of any tuition
increases slated for intramural
construction, if the decision to use
student fees is made "without stu-
dent consent."
SGC has already demanded that
the final decision on the fund-
ing question await a binding
student referendum in the fall.
Council further demanded that
the board's secret proposal be
officially released to the public.
In other action, Council amend-
ed the student bookstore proposal
to provide only the Regents with
the right to review decisions by
the student-faculty board of di-
rectors. The original proposal gave
review powers to both the V i c e
President for Student Affairs and
the Regents.
SGC will present the bookstore

attacked

Failure to file a plan with
Office of Education within
days after enactment of the
would lead to withdrawal of
federal education aid.

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seen downtown ai

There had been conflicting
statements by supporters and op-
ponents of the bill as to where
the administration stood on it.
Finch and Allen told newsmen
they oppose such an approach to
the problem of student unrest and
had :come to no agreement with
the congressmen on other legis-
lation.

Alice Kalom, the latest victim
in a--series of local slayings, was
last seen at Dunkin' Donuts
restaurant on Main and Liberty
about 4 a.m. Sunday, truck
driver Ben Rosenberg reported
yesterday.
However. Washtenaw County
Sheriff Douglas Harvey refused
to confirm the report that Miss
Kalom was seen in the coffee
shop with two young men as
Rosenberg had claimed. Rosen-

ed railroad depot now used as a
rehearsal hall for bands, was
being used for a party given by
an Ann Arbor woman to cele-
brate the birthday of her boy-
friend.
If the murder occurred early
Sunday morning, then detec-
tives only have three hours to
account for in tracing her move-
ments just before death. Al-
though Harvey has not confirm-
ed the truck driver's report, de-

ing, which was found yesterday
near the spot where Miss Kalom
was believed to have been mar-
dered on Earhardt Rd. in Ann
Arbor Township.
The weapon was brought in
to the County Jail, then turned
over to State Police laboratory
technicians for examination.
Meanwhile, yesterday the body
of a 33-year old secretary was
found in a rural grass spot near
Grand Rapids. Police declined
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