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THE MICHIGAN DAILY WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13,19

Finley Says Federal Aid
Would Dull Local Efforts

SGC ELECTIONS:

Appraise Student-Faculty Government
(Continued from Page 1)" i(n...

"What we are trying to do is By ELLEN SILVERMAN
explain differences in each coun- Special To The Daily
try and compare them to see why WASHINGTON-Rep. Paul Fin-
they are different." ley (R-Ill) recently told a United
"What is needed in these coun- State National Student Association
tries is a mixture of depth and conference on the National Ser-
quantification for their studies. vice Conference that the corps
Experience at a center like the would have a "stultifying effect"
SRC would aid in establishing on local efforts to meet the social
these survey techniques." problems of the day.
He charged that as the respon-
sibility for social welfare is shifted
Across from the local level to the federal
government the "competition be-
tween communities will be dilut-
Cam pus ed." A "keeping up with the
Joneses" attitude works in gain-
Kalavi Wiik of the Communica- ing good hospitals and community
tions Science Laboratory will centers just as it does in consum-
speak on "Groupings of Pronun- er buying, he said.
ciation Problems in Foreign Lan- "The federal government is bas-
guage Learning" 8 p.m. today in ically inefficient," Finley added.
PROF. JAMES N. MORGAN Rm. 3003 North University Bldg. It goes off on spending sprees
... economic research which local governments, private
Civil Rights . . . organizations or individuals would
Civild Rightsefec tei not do. For this reason, volun-
jobs and products effect their Prof. Samuel Estep of the law teer service organizations (such
lives, he explained school will speak on "The Legal as the proposed corps) should be
Economic Behavior Aspects of Civil Rights" at a kept on the local level.
"This type of economic behavior luncheon discussion at the Inter- There is no need for a federally-
study is an ideal vehicle for a national Center noon today, supported corps, he maintained.
cross-national survey, focusing on "There is now a vast army of
kinds of behavior which effect the Teaching . . . American citizens working full
country's economic growth.." time to meet the problems."
The cross-national study will The Center for Research ontieomethepbls.
use variable which are fairly easy Learning and Teaching is spon- "This is not to say that these
u measure, such as what effects soring a lecture by Prof. Robert problems don't exist, but they are
the extinct to which people plan Glaser of the University of Pitts- not the purvue of the federal
ahead, Prof. Morgan said. burgh on "The Professor, the Stu- government, the representative
dent and the Ideal Classroom," at said.
4 p.m. today in Aud. A. He said that while he did not
endorse these, there were num-
ses Corps Research .erous federal efforts already being
Researchmade in this area. He cited the
Edward N. Cole, vice-president Manpower Training Act, the hous-
s of the General Motors Corp. will ing legislation, the lending au-
.at ]Ne v Idea' discuss "Let's Get Down to Earth thority for farmers, the urban re-
on Research" at 6:30 p.m. today newal programs, the Bureau of
in the League Ballroom. Indian Affairs and the studies of
could Increase threefold from the juvenile delinquency as examples
1000 member proposal now before Literature . . . of federal action taken to alleviate
Congress. Prof Arthur M Eastman of the social problems.
"The support in Congress hasn't English department will discuss The federal government would
come as fast as I would like it,E"Tlishndert e li-
even with the success of the Peace Teaching p.m. today in the Rack-
Corps on the record," he admitted. ham Lecture Hall under the aus-chs
"We have waited long enough, pices of the speech department. G d
however, to take the fire and willp oea .Ieviews
in the country and put it into HllelT s e f s M
harness. The student offices of the Mich-
"I think that we can cut through Prof. Kenneth Boulding of the igan Union will take names of
to the minority to get the bill economics department will begin those students returning to the
through Congress." However, the the Hillel Series on "The Jew in University next fall who are inter-
senator stressed that the bill would Western Culture" with a discussion ested in securing an interview
need national support in order to of "Cross-Cultural Communication about becoming fall orientation
secure passage. He recommended Between Christian and Jew" at leaders today from 2-5 pan. Inter-
sending letters to Congressmen in 8 p.m. today at the Hillel Foun- views will begin next week; orien-
order to begin debate on the issue. dation. tation will be from August 26-30.

better help in the areas of social
deprivation, Finley commented, by
eliminating the 30 per cent tax
ceiling on charity donations tax
deduction, abandoning President
John F. Kennedy's proposed tax
plan which "discourages charitable
donating" and encouraging stu-
dents to "get into gear and not
wait for Uncle Sam."
Counel Raps
U Delta Bid
(Continued from Page 1)
possible. However, he stressed
that no one master plan will solve
the educational problems of the
state-flexibility is necessary.
Huff offered a compromise mo-
tion which clearly stated that the
Co-ordinating Council "firmly op-
poses any program of founding
satellite or branch campuses over
the state" and that the Council
believes that any institution in
Michigan's Thumb Area should be
"free-standing."
However, the motion pointed
out that since the citizens of the
tri-county area strongly support
the University-Delta plan, the
Council should authorize the Uni-
versity "to act in the capacity of
a trustee in setting up an insti-
tution along the line of the plan
before the Council and that this
trusteeship should last for seven
years at the conclusion of which
the Council will again review the
progress made and recommend
either the continuation of the
trusteeship, that a free-standing
institution be created or that
Delta become in fact a branch
campus of the University."
The Huff motion failed with
only Huff and President Hatcher
voting in favor of the measure.
The rest of the vote tallied two
abstentions and six opposing.
President Hatcher said that the
Co-ordinating Council's failure to
support the plan to create the
University of Michigan at Delta
was not surprising in light of the
stand taken earlier in the day by
the Michigan State Council of
College Presidents.
Yesterday morning the group of
college presidents decided that the
"University-Delta plan was not
in the best interests of the area."
rn Students
are coordinated to help preserve
national feelings.
The International Center pur-
posely refrains from overplanning
for international student activi-
ties, since "we feel that there is
not enough opportunity for the in-
dividual student to speak and plan
for himself," Miss Cady said. Cam-
pus programs such as the Union-
League big sister and brother pro-
grams promote year-long friend-
ships for some international stu-
dents, but much of the interaction
mut be initiated by the individual.
According to Klinger, cultural
interaction routes develop easily
when based on local professional
fraternities and professional in-
terest groups such as campus
roundtables in graduate education,
engineering, and political science.
Interaction Effort
In fields of area and language
studies there is often a more con-
scious effort toward interaction by
both American and international
students, Klinger said.
He observed that spontaneous in-
tercultural communication among
married international students is
also easier, through car-pools and
the ISA "International Neighbor"
program.

are students and not experts in
certain areas."
Voice candidates and Smithson
emphasize the role of the student
in cooperation with the faculty,
and ask that administration policy
making power be lessened.
Voice notes its sponsorship of
the student-facultygovernment
motion and asserts the party will
work for "the attainment of this
goal as a step towards a more re-
sponsible and democratic deci-
sion-making process within the
academic community."
University Philosophy
Miss Norton criticizes the Uni-
versity philosophy of acting in
place of our parents. She cited as
examples of "paternalism" rules
regulating dress, prohibition of
apartments to women except sen-
ions, women's hours, and chaper-
one form requirements.
Miss Norton contends that "pa-
ternalism impinges on individual-
ism and hinders education" and
concludes thatr"students should
have thespower to make their own
regulations regarding student con-
duct."
Rutherford notes that "student
self regulation and complete free-
dom is a wonderful principle but
obviously the administration does

Klinger Assesses Problems of Foreig

By KENNETH WINTER
Two Indiana universities have
volunteered to start paying pro-
perty taxes on real estate they
own which is not used for educa-
tional purposes.
Indiana and Butler Universities,
both of which own large amounts
of property bought for income-
producing purposes, are surrender-
ing the tax exemption privilege
formerly accorded to all properties
owned by religious, educational
and charitable organizations. In-
diana is in the midst -of a fiscal
crisis.
However, the Indiana action
does not apply to the University's
real estate, University Attorney
Edmund A. Cummiskey said yes-
terday.
"It has always been the policy
of the Regents not to invest en-
dowment funds in income-produc-
ing properties," because they feel
it unfair to deprive the local gov-
ernments of such taxable real
estate, he explained.
He added that all property the
University owns is used for an
educational purpose of some sort.
As for the possibility of relin-
quishing their tax-exemption on
these lands, Cummiskey said the
University could not do it simply
by a Regental decision.
Such properties are actually
owned by the state, and a state
law guarantees exemption to "all
properties belonging to the state
of Michigan . . and still held
by the state."
Sanders To Join
Fellows of AIA
Prof. Walter B. Sanders of the
architecture college will become a
fellow of the American Institute
of Architects at the annual A.I.A.
Convention in Miami, May 5 to 9.
He will be one of 35 members ad-
vanced at that time, promotions
being made on the basis of dis-
tinguished performance in archi-
tectural design, literature, educa-
tion, public service, and service
to the A.I.A.

Klinger also pointed out that
students from some countries are
less likely to make extensive con-
tacts because their traditionall
conception of the student involvesj
only academic pursuits.1
Services
The International center fur-'
nishes various services for inter-
national students, such as coun-
seling and vacation tours to ma-
jor American cities. The 450-mem-
ber International Student Asso-
ciation coordinates intercultural
association through the Interna-
tional Student, a monthly news-,
letter, and various luncheon andI
panel discussions acquainting in-
ternational students with civil
rights, political systems, and oth-
er aspects of American life.
American students comprise 50
per cent of ISA's membership, and
discussions and "culture nights";
are held to acquaint them and oth-1
er international students with a
particular culture.
Since the International Center1
feels that international students7
must balance intercultural con-
tacts with associations with their1
countrymen, 18 nationality clubs,

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