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Seventy-Two Years of Editorial Freedom

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gents Adopt

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To Present Shakespeare

Bid for Increas
Sihced $6 Milie
Niehuss Expresses.'Disapointm4
Anticipates Only 'Token' Trime



The Association of Producing Artists presented by the Univer-
sity's Professional Theatre Program will open its Winter Shakespeare
Festival with the romantic comedy "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
A modern dress version of "The Merchant of Venice" will be the
second play of the festival which will climax with the production of

"Richard the Second." The three
Seen Down
From Fall

Festival plays were selected because
-they represent different facets of
Shakespeare's dramatic range, ac-
cording to Robert C. Schnitzer,
executive director of the PTP.


... to play Shylock
4U' Receives
North Campus expansion con-
tinuestas the federal government
will begin construction of a $1.5
million fisheries laboratory and
the University prepares a proposal
for a $2 million structure to house
National Aeronautics and Space
Administration contract research.
The new fisheries building, to be
located at the eastern end of North
Campus, will replace the current
University-owned United States
commercial fisheries bureau re-
search facility on E. Washington1
St., Vice-President for Research
Ralph A. Sawyer explained recent-
Funds for the building have al-
ready been appropriated by Con-
gress and the structure should be.
completed within two years, Saw-
yer estimated.
The University, he said, only do-
nated the land for the building
and will have no control over the
facility's activities.
The new structure will be Joined
by an approximately $2.5 million
United States Public Health Serv-
ice water pollution research cen-
ter, awarded to the, University
three weeks ago. That structure
will be located in the same North
Campus area as the fisheries lab-
The University will submit a re-
quest for a $2 million building to
house NASA contract research
within the next week, he said.
The facility, to be located on
North Campus, would put under
one roof most of the approximate-
ly $4 million a year worth of re-
search the University does for
NASA, Sawyer explained.

An estimated 25,500 students will
be enrolled at the University for
residence credit this semester.
The figure is expected to be
down from the record enrollment
of 26,552 set last fall. The drop is
a result of the mid-year gradua-
tion and the relatively small num-
ber of new freshmen and transfer
students enrolling for the first
time at the University.
The smaller number of new
freshmen is due to the general de-
crease in the number of mid-year
high school graduations. The
shorter time between the examina-
tion period and registration ac-
counts for the inconclusive statis-
tics on transfer students.
Conclude Exams
Many transfers have just con-
cluded exams at other schools and
have not been able to have their
grades transferred to Ann Arbor.
Final enrollment figures will not
be available until the completion
of registration by pre-classified
students in Ann Arbor and regis-
tration at Flint College, and the
Dearborn Center.
As of yesterday there was a
total of 315 new students at the
Works Well
The newly instituted system of
pre - classification is running
smoothly, and "more people are in
the classes they wanted than ever
before" Director of the Office of
Registration and Records Edward
G. Groesbeck said.
The system of pre-classifying is
eventually supposed to do away
with the need for classifying in the
gymnasium. Registration will be-
come a process handled entirely
through the mail, Groesbeck pre-

Ellis Stars
Appearing in "A Midsummer
Night's Dream," directed by APA
artistic director, Ellis Raab, who
will play Oberon, will be Rosemary
Harries, who will play Titania,
Will Geer, Richard Woods, Keene
Curtis and Clayton Corzatte.
Joining the University's resi-
dent company for the production
will be Ellen and Kate Geer,
daughters of Will Geer, who are
coming to Ann Arbor from the
San Diego Shakespeare Festival.
"The Merchant of Venice" will
be given its modern staging by
Richard Baldridge. Baldridge was
playwright and associate director
of APA's "We Comrades Three," a
part of the PTP's Fall Drama Fes-
Full Company
The full APA resident company
will appear in "The Merchant of
Venice" plus PTP acting fellows
Rod Bladel, Edward Cambria, Bar-
ba Knight and George Pentecost.
Local players Claribel Baird, Jaci
O'Brien and Herbert Propper will
also appear.
In the final production of the
Winter Festival, Ellis Raab will
portray King Richard. Jonathan
Farwell will play Bolingbroke and
Will Geer will appear as John O'
First Festival
The PTP is sponsoring the First
Shakespearean Festival in Ann
Arbor, an advance commemora-
tion of the approaching 400th
anniversary of the poet's birth.
After the Ann Arbor Festival,
the APA will tour Michigan, pre-
senting "A Midsummer Night's
Dream" to student and community
The box office will open Mon-
day, Feb. 4 at Trueblood Theatre
in Frieze Bldg. at 10 a.m. and
will be open through Friday from
10 a.m. through 5 p.m.

Bill pposes
lOMerger Plan
Special To The Daily
LANSING-In a direct rebuff to
Delta College's wishes for affilia-
tion with the University, Rep.
Raymond C. Wurzel (R-North
Street), chairman of the House
Committee on Education, yester-
day introduced a bill to establish
an independent "piggy-pack" jun-
ior-senior college in the thumb
To be called Saginaw Valley
Senior College, the new institu-
tion would open its doors Sept. 1,
1964, to qualified transfer students
from Delta (a freshman-sopho-
more level college) and any other
institution, although it would
cater mainly to community and
junior college transfers.
This bill already has the unan-
imous informal support of educa-
tion committee members, who op-
pose a Delta tie-up with the Uni-
versity because they feel it would
destroy. the structure of commun-
ity colleges in the rest of the state.
Considered Soon
Wurzel's proposal will be con-
sidered in committee next week.
Despite the introduction of his
bill, University officials said yes-
terday that negotiations with
Delta will continue, although no
agreement on a merger has been
Rep. Russell H. Strange (R-
Clare) asserted that "we all rec-
ognize the prestige of the Univer-
sity, but there is, a strong fear
that if it runs rampant up and
down the state gobbling up com-
munity colleges, the concept of
community colleges will be des-
College Overture
He reported that Michigan State
University President John A. Han-
nah, in testimony last December
before a special legislative com-
mittee which formulated the
"piggy-pack" plan, had warned
that if the University-Delta mer-
ger occurred, then MSU would
also begin to make such overtures
to community colleges.
"So every other community col-
lege in Michigan would then want
to become a four-year institution,"
he said.
"But Delta is not just a local
issue; whatever is done will have
bearing on the growth and
structure of community colleges
throughout the whole state. Next
See HOUSE, Page 2
To View result
Of Staff Probe
special To The Daily
LANSING - T h e Legislative
Audit Commission will meet Mon-
day here to consider the results
of a study made by commission
staff on out-of-state students at
the University recenty, Rep. Wil-
liam D. Romano (D-Warren) said

Speca lTo The Daily
LANSING-Gov. George Romney has recommended $
million for the University's 1963-64 operating budget ii
$115.4 million total budget request for higher education.
The recommendation, $6 million under the $44.2 mil]
requested by the Regents last fall, is only $1.5 million m
than the University received last year.
Vital Affect
Romney noted that."the greatest increases in the bud
are for higher education. I recommend this to you because

I functions performed by our"
State colleges and universities
vitally affect our children and
their welfare."
Michigan S t a t e tniversity
President John A. Hannah, how-
ever, was most upset. "We had
understood that the governor
would recommend holding the
current level of state support on
a per-student basis and provide
for salary adjustments of about
25 per cent. The figures in the
budget message would not do
this," he asserted.
University Executive Vice-Pres-
ident Marvin L. Niehuss also ex-
Spressed "disappointment" in the
budget. He said that the original
budget request was "tight," and
that we could cut the necessary
increase to $3-3.5 million. However
the $1.5 million boost offerred by
Romney would only provide for
a "token year-round operation"
beginning this fall.
Faculty Salaries
Neither would the University be
able to increase faculty salaries
nor improve the faculty-student
ratio in 1963-64, he said.
Niehuss stated however that, .in
the past few weeks, University of-
ficials had been anticipating an
increase of only $1-1.3 million, so
that the $1.5 million was really
more than they had anticipated.
He noted that last year the Uni-
versity received only half the
needed increase, but a hike in
out-of-state tuitions filled the
deficit. So "this year, we can't
take it from the students," he
The governor also recommend-
ed $32.4 million for Michigan
State, down $7.2 million from the
$39.5 million requested, and $17.1
million for Wayne State Univer-
sity, down $5.5 million from the
request of $22.6 million.
Other Requests
Other recommendations includ-
ed $2.6 million for 3.erris Institute,
$3.5 million for Michigan College
of -Mining and Technology, $3.5
million for Central Michigan Uni-
versity, $3.7 million for Eastern
Michigan University, $1.9 million
for Northern Michigan College, $6
million for Western Michigan Uni-
versity, and $550,000 for Grand,
Valley College. .
It was not immediately apparent
whether other presidents concur-
red with Hannah that Romney did
not recommend the budget allot-
ments reportedly discussed at a
Tuesday meeting between Han-
nah, University President Harlan
Hatcher, WSU President Clarence
Hilberry, and the governor.
Romney also proposed $22.9 mil-
lion in capital outlay funds fora
higher education: The University,
$4.3 million for educational facil-
ities and $500,000 for the Medical
Center; MSU, $3.4 million; WSU,
$3.2 million; Ferris, $985,000;.
Grand Valley, $970,000; Tech,l
$1.5 million; CMU, $1.5 million;1
EMU, $1.4 million; NMC, $1.4 mil-
lion, and WMU, $2.7 million.
More Studentst
In commenting on the capital
outlay provision of the budget,
Senate Minority Leader Charles


.. education budget

. . . federal

Educators Report Increase
In College Pre-Marital Sex
Associated Press Education Writer
WASHINGTON--Sexual intimacies before marriage are increas-
,ing on college campuses, a group of educators reported Wednesday.
Writing in the journal of the National Association of Women
Deans and Counselors, the experts emphasized that it is not just a

T Congress
President John F. Kennedy ser
a 24 point federal aid to educa
tion program to Congress thi
week and asked for $1.2 billion fa
its first year of operation.
The proposed complex Nation
Education Improvement Act c
1963 included provisions for
three-year program of constru
tion loans to public and priva
non-profit colleges and univerE
ties, expansion of the govern
ment's student loan programs,
three-year program to pay 50 pe
cent of the wages to students fc
campus employment, matchin
grants for training of teachers :
special education and technician
in science, the building an
supplying of libraries and expan
sion of graduate schools.
Also included were provision
for expansion of university exten
sion courses in land-grant cc
leges and state universities, in
creasing the graduate fellowsh
program of the National Defen
Education Act and extension <
grants to states to finance co
lection of educational statistics
Four Years
The program is spread out ovi
a period of four years, and there
fore the President placed no price
tag on the entire provision. But I
claimed "it is clearly realistic
terms of its cost-and it is clear
essential to the growth and se
curity' of this nation."
The proposals made no provisic
for direct aid to private or par<
cial schools although many of ti
loan programs would be availab
to private colleges and universitie
University Executive Vice-Pres
dent Marvin L. Neihuss noted thi
the University is now utilizir
funds from the federal NDEA loa
program and said that the "pro
crm isoutesatisfaov.

'rost s -Verse Death Harine
less I'm wrong the public as an antagonist." the most that was in the power
Lit obey Hall went on to say that of his country men to give him.
e urge of a song: poems like "Ends" and "The Robert Frost as a poet led
-bound-away: Draft Horse," both included in a life that was open to the pub-
d Imay return In the Clearing, rank. among lic eye, but to students he was
dissatisfied the best Frost ever produced especially close as a teacher
h what Ilearn *and earn for him a place among and friend.
the great American poets of the To the students at the Uni-
im having died. 20th century. versity, Robert Frost is drawn
MALINDA BERRY and Frost's poetry with its con- even closer. His death is con-
RICHARD MERCER cern for discipline and form sequently a sadder occurance.
,p contributed the proper frame- "Acquainted With the Night,"
e death of Robert Frost work for his simple and at the written in Ann Arbor, shows
uesday of this week was same time profound thought. some of Frost's feelings for this
ently foreshadowed by Frost said, 'I never fuss a poem town.
oet. - into existence, if it doesn't go I have stood still and stopped
se eight lines from the I drop it." the sound of feet
"Awnv" inclided in hii :'T n e*. . , -m _ .

IT case of wild youth, growing wilder.
Rather, they said, it is a re-\,
flection of:'
1) Young people pursuing their
educational goals against a back-
ground of international tension
and social chaos;
2) A society vwhich preaches
strict standards of sexual mor-
ality, but does not practice what
it preaches;
3) The disappearance of adult
control at the late adolescent
The arrival on campus of a late
adolescent who is largely unpre-
pared for and often incapable of
managing the . responsibility for
biological and social maturity.
Lester A. Kirkendall of Oregon '
State University said "30 years'
experience in working with young;
people concerning all kinds of
sexual nrohlems and enerienes"

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