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r-' THE MICHIGAN DAILY

THURSDAY, MAY 10,1962

ReARCHAL, is UR OIS:Center Offers Program
)iscuss Base of Conservatism For Study of Colleges

Stafleu Unec
Of Botanical

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By MYRNA ALPERT
responsibilities of teaching in col-
A program of research on the lege.
problems of higher education and "This kind of department is a
for the training of college admin- relatively new idea, but there are
istators is offered by the Center some schools other than the Uni-
for the Study of Higher Education versityHenderson eplaned.it,
opened in 1950 under the direction Hedrneines.
of Prof. Algo D. Henderson. Grants
At present, the University, the
The center also offers some University of California at Berke-
courses that are designed to help ley, Columbia University Teachers'
prepare graduate students in aca- College and the Harvard School of
demic departments and profes- Business Administration are doing
sional schools for the professional work in this area under grants
from the Carnegie Corporation.
"The aim of the center has been
to create a graduate department
that combines doctoral and post
vers 'W orkdoctoral professional studies with
research in the problems of high-
er education," Prof. Henderson ex-
1 Clssiierplained
T Classifier :hepre-doctoral courses are
geared toward the training of ad-
ministrators. The post doctoral
synonomous with unhappiness be- program revolves around individ-
cause it emphasized social differ- ual work in which the partici-
ences, Prof. Stafleu commented, pants audit classes, work in the li-
Scientists, like Adanson, con- brary, have internship in college
tributed to the general drive to- administration or make studies of
ward freedom which reached its other institutions. However, there
climax at the Bastille in 1789, he is a seminar once a week during
added. the academic year for the whole
When Adanson finished his uni- group.
versity studies, he wanted to join Two-Point Program
the French Academy of Science in Another feature of the center is
order to become a recognized sci- a two-point program supported by
entist. a grant from the Kellogg Founda-
As a member of the Academy, tion. First of all it prepares pre-
Adanson would receive an income doctoral students for administra-
while he busied himself with re- tive positions in junior and com-
search. "Academies were not the munity colleges, and secondly it
mutual back-slapping societies provides for the improvement of
they now are in many countries- already practicing administrators
outside of the United States," in these schools.
Prof. Stafleu added. Prof. Henderson said that re-
Because it was necessary to pro- search is an important aspect of
duce some original work before the center's work. One project in-
joining the academy, Adanson took volves finding undergraduate stu-
a job in Senegal, French West Af- dents who appear to be good pros-
rica, with the French-India Co. pects for college teaching so they
Living there from 1749-53, he was can begin training in advance for
to explore the possibility of grow- such a career. This project is be-
ing spices in western Africa. ing sponsored by the Ford Foun-
Unknown Plants dation, and colleges including the
Adanson's tropical surroundings University are participating in it.
contained many plants as yet un- A group of community college
known, and he spent much of his experts connected with the center
time investigating them. do community surveys to assist lo-
He prepared a detailed, scien- cal areas of the state in determin-
tific description of the baobab, a ing the need for and the establish-
short, wide tree featured in An- ment of community colleges. -
toine de Saint-Exupery's "The Such a study is now being done
Little Prince." in Washtenaw County. A previous
Returning to France, Adanson one made of northwest Wayne
received an appointment as botan- County resulted in the initiation of
ist to the king. In 1757, when only a college there.
30 years old, he was elected to the The higher education center is
Academy of Science. He continued composed of eigl faculty mem-
his research in the gardens of bers - the equivalent of .five full-
Louis XV at Versailles. time faculty. It operates only on
In 1763, when Adanson's book, the graduate level and according
"The Families of Plants" apeared, to Henderson, "in the future hopes
the leading critics and scientists to further deve'op its program and
of the time ignored it. expand its study of administration
In classifying plants, Adanson as a research problem."
gave equal weight to each of the
plant's characteristics. "It has V n s T r
been said that his book failed be- l11 0se Three
cause he used this statistical
method-a modern process done For Quadrants
today by computers," Prof. Stafleu
remarked.
Inhis book, Adanson analyzed Three men from West Quad-
the work of 60 leading authors rangle were tapped for Quadrants,
from Theophrastus to his contem- the men's housing honorary last
poraries. night.
Evolution Ideas They were Thomas Gregory, '63
Prof. Stafleu said that Adanson E;THanley Norment, Grad, and
was a genius whose work was not Gilbert Lutz, business manager of
confined to plant taxonomy. He West Quadrangle.
had ideas'about evolution and the
origin of the species, and gave par- pDial 2-626
ticular notice to the effects of en-
vironment and cross-breeding on li" 111iII s
Prof. Stafleu noted the unhappyly
last years of Adanson's life, when
he became obsessed with the idea "TH BEST FILM OF
of writing a 200-volume encyclo-
pedia, applying his taxonomy"
methods to all of the world's
knowledge.
When the Academy of Science
refused to give him financial sup-
port in that effort, telling him to
work in his own field, he retired to
his home where he annotated
books by others and wrote notes
on "every subject under the sun"

until his death in 1806.

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Druids Tap
Junior Men;
Honor Power
Druids, all-campus senior men's
honorary organization last night
tapped 24 juniors for membership
for the coiing year.
Tapped were: Albert Acker;
John Barden; Thomas Bennett;
Robert Berger; David Butts; Peter
Cox; Fritz Fisher; John Harris;
James Hynds; John Minko;
Charles Newton; and Joseph
O'Donnell
Also tapped were: Steven Over-
ton; Thomas Pendlebury; Jal
Ransom; Carter Reese; Rederick -
Riecker; Robert Ross; James Seff;
James Stecklel; Edward Stein;
Daniel Stone; Robert Walters; and
James Ward.
Regent Eugene B. Power, the
25th tappee, received honorary
membership.
Boulding To Talk
On Survival Plan
Prof. Kenneth Boulding of the
economics department and Direc-
tor of the Center for the Study of
Conflict Resolution will speak on
his "Plan for Survival" in the nu-
clear age at 7:30 p.m. today in the
Multipurpose Room of the Under-
graduate Library. This is the sec-
ond lecture in the Voice Political
Party's Symposium on the Arms
Race.
YR's To Meet
With Area Teens
The Young Republican Club will
hold an organizational meeting for
all teen-age Republicans in the
Ann Arbor area tonight at 7:30
p.m. in the YM-YWCA to make
plans for the state-wide teen-age
Republican mock convention to be
held in Lansing on May 19.
ORGANIZATION
NOTICES
Cercle Francais, N'oubliez pas de venir
au reunion du Baratain cet apres-midi,
May 10, 3-5 p.m., 3050 FB.
a s s
Christian Science Org., Regular Testi-
mony Meeting, May 10, 7:30 p.m., 528 D
SAB.
Cong. Disc. E & R Stud. Guild, Lunch-
eon-Discussion, May 11, Noon, 802 Mon-
roe.
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Kappa Phil, Cabinet Meeting, May 10,
7 p.m., Green Rm.
Sailing Club, Meeting, Election of Of-
ficers, May 10, 7:45 p.m., 325 W. Eng.
DIAL 5-6290
ENDS TONIGHT *
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PAID ADVERTISEMENT
Giftera
PRESENTS
Thursday and Sunday, May 10 and 13
TARNISH-ED ANGELS
plus SUBJECT LESSON
Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12
NO PERFORMANCES
On Friday and Saturday The Tarnished Angels, based on

HELD OVER DIAL
(through Monday) 8..6416
"'A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE' is the first strong American film of
1962 and may well remain one of the year's best!"
-N. Y. Herald-Tribune
THE BOLDEST VIEW OF LIFE YOU HAVE EVER SEEN!
BIOC
AV VALLONE
CAROC LAWRENCE
sa ,ARTHUR MILLER
Shows Tonight at 7 and 9 P.M.

evenings, May 11 and 12, there
will be no Cinema Guild per-

Faulkner's novel Pylon. Ii
depiction of World War Ii

formances. The auditorium has who cannot adjust to tim
been reserved for the School peace and continue to seek
of Architecture and Design thrills in wild flying and
Open House, which we heartily Faulkner was attemptin
recommend to our patrons, show the increasing mecha
This year the featured film tion of the soul in an al
artist is Stanley Brakhage, technology and speed. The
whose short subjects, occasion- lacking the subtlety and d
ally shown by Cinema Guild, ness of Faulkner's prose

n his
pilots
es of
their
1 sex,
g . to
niza-
ge of
film,
ense-
and
tine-
sarily
which
the
ained
Prize.

have elicited many comments
from staff, students and the

without a corresponding
matic imagination, neces.

general public. Devotees of ex- falls short of the novel, V
perimental films and the avant- is one of the series in
guard in the arts will not want Thirties that ultimately gf
to miss the Friday showing at the author the Noble1

7:30.
Funny Face, originally an-
nounced for May 12 and 13, was
shown in February when A
Place in the Sun was unavail-
able.
On Thursday, May 10, and
Sunday, May 13, Cinema Guild

Without the rich symbolism of
the book, the film has never-
theless in arresting measure
the poetry of destruction and
conveys the essential insights
of the author. Among the dis-
tinctions ,of- this. taut melo-
draia are suinrlsingly fine' per-
formances by Robert Stack and

will show at its regular hours I Jack Carson.

Judgment at Nuremberg"
Academy A ward Winner!
Best Actor! Best Screenplay
Maximilan Schell Abby Manic
Starts EXCLUSIVE SPECIAL ENGAGEMENTI Starts
Friday NO RESERVED SEATS! Friday
THREE PERFORMANCES DAILY!

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9:00. Feature 10 minutes later.
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"SPECIAL ACCOLADE"
AND A-1 RATING
w 4_} Ntional Legion of Decency

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