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OSA: POLICY
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VOL. LXXII, No. 126 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 1962 SEVEN CENTS

EIGHT PAGES

umni De
Settle Stalemate
InFund-Raising
Board Accepts Recommendations;
Groups Recognize Interdependence
By NEIL COSSMAN
An 18-month stalemate over the relationship between the Alumni
Association and the Development Council ended yesterday when the
association's Board of Directors approved the major recommendations
of a University committee.
The end of the conflict clears the way for stronger cooperation
between the two groups in raising funds for the University from
alumni. The Development Council Executive Committee approved
substantial parts of the University committee's report Thursday.
Director of University Relations Michael Radock, a member of the
University committee, said "both groups now recognize that they have
< everything to gain by cooperating.

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Council

Integrate

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Kirk Tells YR Board
GOP Can Win in '62
By MICHAEL HARRAH
Conservative author and lecturer Russell Kirk yesterday told
the Michigan Federation of College Young Republican Clubs' Execu-
tive Board to "take advantage of the conservative trend in America
today."

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Professional pollster George Gallup "is doing his best to convince
country that the Republicans have no chance at all in the 1962
selections." Kirk said. "But, don't

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MICHAEL RADOCK
... presents report
SCHOOL AID:
Rap Charge;
By .Senatory
"I can't imagine Sen. (Philip
A.) Hart was referring to us,"
Vice-President for Business and
Finance Wilbur K. Pierpont said
yesterday, concerning Hart's re-
marks that Michigan colleges are
not taking proper advantage of
federal aid.
"The University maximizes its
use of federal money in many
projects.":
Hart Comments
Hart said Friday that many of
Michigan's agencies did not avail
themselves of federal money. and
he specifically noted that Michi-
gan has 23 colleges utilizing $35
million in college housing loans,
while Ohio has 76 colleges using
$76 million.
The senator did not expand on
his statistics, but Pierpont attrib-
uted the larger sum to the fact
that "Ohio has many more colleges
than Michigan does."
He also noted that Hart's own
figures work out to only $1 million
per college in Ohio, .and "more
than that for Michigan.
More Per College
"And based on the average," he
said, "we've got more per college,
I'm sure."
Pierpoint cited the use of fed-
eral construction funds at the Uni-
versity in both Mary Markley res-
idence hall and the Northwood
Apartments, and the projected Ox-
ford Road housing project, which
will serve 431 women upon com-
pletion.
He also noted that the Univer-
sity's two projected self-liquidat-
ing construction projects, at the
Dearborn Center and the Medical
Campus, also may be eligible for
federal aid.
"The University is also the larg-
est single recipient of federal aid
for research," he commented.
Demand ises
For Frondizi
To Step Down
BUENOS AIRES (JP) - Arturo
Frondizi clung grimly to the presi-
dency early today in the face of
rising military and political
clamor for his resignation.
inuie ancv admiras held a nost-

Both are Working for the good of
the University.
Note Interdependence
"The major result of our com-
mittee's report is the recognition
by both groups of their interde-
pendence. The.Development Coun-
cil needs the support of organized
alumni and the Alumni Associa-
tign recognizes the Development
Council's ultimate responsibility
for fund-raising," Radock added.
Alumni Association GeneralSec-
retary John E. Tirrell said, that
the association's main contribu-
tions to the fund-raising effort
will be environment and man-
power.
With its monthly magazine, The
Michigan Alumnus, with Univer-
sity speakers at local alumni clubs,
and with personal solicitation, the
association will createa'climate
for giving to the University, he
said.
Misundeistandings
The misunderstandings, which
are now resolved,, started in 1958
when the Alumni Association felt
it should have a part in raising,
funds from alumni. Founded in
1897 as a corporation independent
of the University, the association
had never before wanted to do
organized fund - raising for the
University.
In 1954, the University formed
the Development Council to raise
funds year-round from private
sources. The conflict which devel-
oped with the Alumni, Association
was mainly over the questions of
how much control the association
should have over alumni fund-
raising policy and how some of the
alumni funds should be distributed
to the association.
The University committee's re-
port, approved yesterday by the
association, provides that the De-
velopment Council has complete
authority over alumni fund-rais-
ing for the University. The associ-
ation also agrees with the com-
mittee's recommendation that part
of its support come from alumni
funds rather than the present
allotment of student fees.

RUSSELL KIRK
... speaks to students

C AVL, XI1A bl. JU V
pay any attention to the formal
polls," he added. "They ask, 'do
you like President Kennedy?' and
of course most anyone will an-
swer to that. But the President's
personal popularity doesn't carry
over to his program."
ViewsProspects
Kirk viewed Republican pros-
pects for '62 as "very good. The
conservative drift is mounting
everyday. As yet, however, it just
isn't coherent."
- Kirk cited two campaign issues
for the GOP to concentrate on:
foreign policy and federal aid to
education.
"There is a vast and vague dis-
content with Kennedy's foreign
policy," he said. "The public real-
izes that the influence of com-
munism is spreading and that
our State Department is encour-
aging the establishment of neutral
governments in nations like Laos,
when it should be backing only
pro-Western regimes."
Comments on Neutrals E
He noted that neutral govern-
ments are particularly susceptible'
to Communism.
Kirk also said that the GOP
should capitalize on the United
Nations and foreign aid issues.1
"Republicans have let these go
to the Democrats by default."
He also predicted that the
Democrats could lose as many as
100 seats in the Senate and HouseI
of Representatives over the issue
of federal aid to education.
This is coming back to haunt1
the Democrats," he said. "And the
Republicans should make the most
of it."

Sees Student
Political Role

Prof. Russell Kirk
students' role in the
and political processes
view yesterday.

viewed the
educational
in an inter-

McHargue
Says Recess
Impraetical
Three Difficulties
Mar Hannah Plan
By ANNE SCHULTZ
Pres. John A. Hannah's proposal
for a Constitutional Convention
recess between April 15 and the
end of the November elections is
not practical," Prof. Daniel H.
McHargue of the political science
department, said last night.
Prof.' McHargue cited three
major difficulties that would arise
if this proposal were put ito
effect.
First, "there would be difficulty
in getting the staff back together,"
he said.
"A second problem lies in the
composition of the Convention.
The new delegates who-were ap-
pointed to fill the seats of those,
that, resigned to participate in the
ele.tions would more than likely
be Democrats. The Republican
members of the Convention would
probably oppose this plan.
"A third objection is that the
lease on the hall being used would
expire and more funds would have
to be appropriated," he explained.
Stephen K. Nisbet, president of
the Convention said he and the
convention vice-presidents would.
meet Monday to make their rec-
ommendation.

-Daily--Ed Langs
DEFENSE PSYCHOLOGY-Profs. Stephen B. Withey, moderator
Ross Stagner and J. David Singer analyze the relationship between
psychology and civil defense at a symposium held in conjunction
with the 66th annual meeting of the Michigan Academy of Arts,
Science and Letters.
Group Views Psychology
Of Nuclear Precautions
By JEAN TENANDER and ROBERT SELWA
A panel discussion explored the psychological aspects of civil
defense at the close of the 66th annual meeting yesterday of the
Michigan Academy of Science Arts and Letters.
"An extensive study of those who have built fallout shelters
found that these persons are significantly more authoritarian and'
unegalitarian than those who have not," commented Prof. Stephen
B. Withey of the psychology department.
The study found that about 0.5 per cent of Americans have built
shelters, and about 6 per cent plan to do so. Of the remaining. 94
per cent, more than half cannotY,

He explained that students are
more concerned with political ac-
tion than educational change be-
cause "this is an age of ideology.
There is a tendency in the popu-
lar press to politicalize every-
thing and students are impressed
with this."
He added that it is easier to
think about political topics than
aspects of higher education.
Viewing the role of the student
in educational change Kirk said
that the student's most direct role
is in "serious study" but that they
could help to bring pressure on
administrators for changes in
standards. "We are seeing more
of that going on now than be-
fore.
"Students should also try to get
their parents to put pressure on
school administrators and state
representatives for educational
change. Unfortunately, because
many of them have never been to
college, parents are one of the
most baneful parts of the educa-
tional scene."

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UNIVERSITY PRESIDEN

James Bu lAngell, 1

SpeaersReview Trends;'
View Educational Issues
By RONALD WILTON
"Trends and Issues in Higher Education," were viewed by Russell
Kirk, editor of "Modern Age" and educational columnist for the
National Review, and Prof. Algo Henderson, director of the Univer-
sity's center for the study of higher education at the Challenge
program yesterday.
Prof. Henderson broke the topic down into five areas. These
were: who should be educated, the nature of a program, the financial
question, faculty and basic philosophy.
He noted that various commissions had found "a surge of demand
on the part of young people and their parents for higher education.
<*A commission set up by former
ITS ..... President Dwight D. Eisenhower
predicted that there would be six
zmillion college students by 1970
..s as compared to today's figure of
' 71 1909around three million.
Pluralistic Nature
he went to Vermont, and from "The pluralistic nature of aour
there he went to the University, society has lead to the creation of
but not without some fancy many kinds of institutions and the
maneuvering. President's commission has rec-
* *ommended a diversity of pro-
ANGELL CAME to Ann Ar- grams," he added.
bor on a scouting expedition in He explained that he saw no
the fall of 1869. While here, solution to the financial problem
the Regents offered him the 3 created by the increased demand
presidency. He returned to Bur- other than "increased financial
lington and thought about it, aid. The government has a large
but finally wrote to the Regents amount of funds at its disposal
and firmly declined. Vermont and it is up to the nation to de-
needed him, he said, and be- cide how to use them."
sides, he was getting a higher He described the problems of
salary and a better house. finding teachers as the "greatest
The Regents took this to bottleneck that has to be faced."
mean he'd still listen, but his He saw an increase in the use of
salary request was $5000 and H ogrammed learning, educational
they found that somewhat television and other innovations.
steep. They tried offering him
hot iint. .Educational Criteria

afford shelters, and 10 per cent
feel no need for them.
Explores Defenses
Exploring various civil defense
possibilities, Prof. Withey set up
a continuum based on the degree
Americans feel threatened by nu-
clear war.
The people feeling most highly
threatened favor pre-emptive war,
he found. The less threatened
support deterrence. Lower on the
continiuum are the supporters of
shelter-building. The least threat-
ened urge arms control.
Prof. Malcolm S. MacLean, Jr.,
of Michigan State University, who
helped conduct a survey in the
Lansing area .on attitudes con-
cerning civil defense, said that
those who strongly support shel-
ter building stress the need of
preparation and are inclined to
do whatever the government
thinks is best to do.
Educated Neutrals
Many of those who are neutral
are. well educated and well-in-
formed, pessimistic about the like-
lihood of war, suspect that Amer-
ica may be deluding herself about
the validity of civil defense. They
feel they have a strong hand in
determining their own future, he
added.
Prof. J. David Singer, political
science researcher for the Mental
Health Institute, said there was
no real motivation for civil de-
fense in the United States before
the Berlin crisis began last sum-
mer.
Scholars Hold
Final Session

Expect Plan
To Stabilijze1,.,,,
Enrollment
Payment Due in May;
OSA To Refund Fee
When Student Leaves
By PHILIP SHERMAN
City Editor
If you're an undergraduate who
plans to return to the University
in September, you'll have to pay
a $50 enrollment deposit by May
3 at the latest.
This deposit must be maintained
for all undergraduates in residence
at the University. It will be re-
funded upon dropping out, if pro-
per notification is given.
The policy was announced yes-
terday by the Office of Student
Affairs. The basic purpose is to
give the University more control
over its enrollment totals.
Affects Undergraduates
Previously, it had been announc-
ed that the deposit policy would
apply to all entering freshmen and
transfey students. But all enrolled
undergraduates will be affected
beginning next September.
Since entering students will now
be paying the deposit automati-
cally, only one special collection
will be necessary.
The $50 enrollment deposit will
also take the place of the similar
deposit now required of all stu-
dents living in University residence
halls.
Two Ways To Pay
There are two ways to pay t:
1) If an enrolled student al-
ready has paid the $50 housing
deposit, this will be automatically
transferred into the enrollment
deposit fund. The student won't
have to do a thing.
2) All other continuing under-
graduates must pay the $50 to
the University, following an al-
phabetical schedule of deadlines
stretching between April 9 and
May 3.
Newly admitted students and
students returning to the Univer-
sity after an absence of one or
more semesters, must pay in ad-
vance, a non-refundable $50 de-
posit upon admission to the Uni-
versity. When they actually enroll,
this will become the continuing
deposit.
Loans Available
Vice-President for Student Af-
fairs James A. Lewis says students
with hardship cases could get non-
interest bearing loans due .text
semester so they can pay the de-
posit now.
The new, broad deposit policy
represents the latest step in an
evolutionary process which began
in 1959. At that time, entering
students were required to pay 'a
$50 dollar deposit upon admission.
The money was either applied to
their tuition, if they actually en-
rolled, or forfeited if they did not
appear in Ann Arbor as planned.
This enabled the University to
keep close track of the size of
the entering class.
The policy worked so well that
last fall, after enrollment un-
expectedly expanded by 800 stu-
dents, the Deans' Conference de-
cided to make the deposit con-
tinuing.
Schedule
' Here's the list of dates by
which all undergraduates who

plan to return to the Univer-
sity next fall must pay their
enrollment deposits. The sched-
ule is alphabetical:
April' 9-A-Bot
April 20-Bou-Cro
April 23-Crp-Fz

JAMES K. POLLOCK
.cites accomplishments

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the
fourth in a series of eight bio-
graphical profiles on University
presidents.)
By MICHAEL HARRAH
WITH THE TENURE of
Henry Simmons Frieze
something of an uncertainty,
the campus indulged in its fa-
vorite pastime-speculating on
who would be his successor.
The odds-on favorite was a
Yankee through and through.
His name was James Burrill
Angell, and he was safely en-
trenched in the president's
chair at the University of Ver-'
mont and quite pleased with
that arrangement.
Several faculty members car-
ried on a voluminous corres-
pondence with the New Eng-
lander, keeping him up on every
detail about the University. The
foremost letter - writer was
President Frieze himself. The
concensus was that, should An-
gell come to Ann Arbor to head
the University, President Frieze
would be the happiest of all.
And President Frieze himself
confirmed that. He personally
urged Angell to come and re-
lieve him of the high command.
All this presented Angell with
an interesting dilemma: He
could remain comfortably en-

joyed a brilliant college career
at Brown University in Provi-
dence, where one of his pro-
fessors was Henry Simmons
Frieze.
He did some tutoring after
graduation, but soon he struck
out for the Southern states on

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Hold Panel
On Con-Con:
By MARK BLUCHER
The constitutional convention
will write a "workman-like" con-
stitution which will be a vast im-
provement over Michigan's present
document, Prof. James K. Pollock
of the political science department
predicts.
Prof. Pollock, a con-con dele-
gate, viewed the new basic law of
the state at "Accomplishments of
the MichiganConstitutional Con-
vention, 1961-62," a panel discus-
sion presented yesterday as part
of the 66th annual meeting of the
Michigan Academy of Science,
Arts and Letters.
Stephen K. ,Nisbet, president of
the convention, commented that
the new constitution must satisfy
diverse groups, and this has caused
many problems. "With 44 dele-
gates from vastly different areas
and interests it is necessary that
all open up their minds to broader
fields," he continued.
Nisbet added that delegates who
did not initially feel a new consti-
tution was necessary "now see the
need for changes that have to be
made."

$4UUU, but hle stil ant nmoe.
Finally they offered him
$4500, an "excellent house," and
costs of moving from Burling-
ton. Angell dropped the hint
that a salary consideration for
President Frieze, who sorely de-
served a raise, might influence
his decision. President Frieze
got his raise, and the Regents
got a new president.
On June 26, 1871, the Angells
rolled into Ann Arbor, and 38
very different years opened for
the University.
President Angell found the
campus a real battlefield.

"We should have education ac- Of Academy
cording to ability, desire and need.
We should have as our philosophy The 66th annual meeting of the
the meeting of society's needs and ihigan uadem eeAt
we should give the people of this Michigan Academy of Science, Arts
democracy the opportunity or and Letters closed three days of
education that privileged people symposiums, diners, exhibits, and
had in the past," presentations of papers yesterday
Kirk characterized the trouble with final section meetings.
Among ,the papers were "Social.
with higher education in America Factors in the Initial Formation
as "decadence, meaning the tss of the Islamic State" by Barbara
of an object. We need to restore Black, "Islamic Penetration South
the concept of education which from North Africa" by Roscoe
recognized the inner order of the Wilmeth, "Implications of the
soul as well as the outer order of Chinese-Indian Border Dispute for

horseback, calling himself an
engineer. On the money he
earned he went to Europe for
postgraduate work, from which

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