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between the Central Intelligence Agency and the nation's colleges
was announced Tuesday by Rep. Adam Clayton Powell (D-NY).
Powell said he was disturbed by recent reports that CIA
agents took part in a Michigan State University project in South
Viet Nam several years ago.
The House Education and Labor Committee, which Powell
heads, will look into the general subject of CIA activities in
higher education circles, he said.
The committee has helped expand greatly the federal role in
education and just Monday won passage of a bill authorizing
$2.95 billion for college academic construction during the next
three years.
"Congress has not appropriated billions of dollars for the
nation's universities to have them used as a cover by the CIA,"
Powell said.
ROBERT G. FORMAN HAS BEEN named executive director
of the University's Alumni Association it was announced Satur-
He will succeed Robert O. Morgan, who will become director
of special programs and executive consultant.
Forman has been associate executive director of the associa-
tion for the past two years. In his new post, he will be responsible
to the group's executive board of directors for the executive
management of a broad range of programs for the University's
more than 200,000 alumni. His appointment becomes effective
June 30.
** * *
cannon in front of their offices yesterday morning.
Officers picked it up on the front steps of a dormitory, where
somebody had moved it in the night, said Richard Bernitt, uni-
versity public safety director.
The cannon was stolen from the city of Olivet, about 30 miles
away, police discovered.
It awaits return to Olivet.
visitors who will be at the University Monday to view the 50
million electron volt cyclotron. The $12 million cyclotron is used
to study the structure of the nucleus of atoms.
* * *
gineering research with the Central Intelligence Agency has
resulted in protests from a graduate-student group.
But a university spokesman says, "Stanford will not know-
ingly accept any contract or grant in which the university is
used as a cover to clandestine activities."
The protest was staged Monday by the graduate coordinat-
ing council's academic freedom committee. The group picketed
the school's administrative offices and met for more than half an
hour with Hubert Heffner, associate provost for research.
Heffner, as spokesman for the university, said the classified
contract "does not differ in any significant respect from the
other research contracts."
University for a research project on the extent to which low-
income families benefit from private construction.
The one-year study will be conducted by the University's
Survey Research Center, under the direction of SRC program
director John B. Lansing.
Starting with a sample of newly-constructed housing units,
the research team will trace the sequence of moves-who moved
into the unit vacated by the family who moved into the newly-
constructed housing unit and what happened to the unit the
second family vacated.
Because of these chains of moves when a new dwelling comes
into the housing market, it is possible for the general supply of
housing to "trickle down" to the lower-income groups.
If the "trickling down" process is fast and effective, Lansing
noted, stimulation of new housing may be a preferred policy to
subsidizing new housing for low-income persons. But if the pro-
cess is slow and ineffective, he added, more direct methods must
be relied upon for increasing the supply of housing for these
chairman of the physics department, has been elected a member
of the National Academy of Sciences.
Crane's election to the top body of scientists in the United
States was announced today in Washington. Election to mem-
bership is made by other academy members in recognition of
outstanding scientific achievement.
The National Academy of Science was established by Con-
gress in 1863 to further science in the United States and serve as
an official advisory body to the government on matters of
science and technology.
Election of the 42 new members announced today brings the
group's membership to 745. All eight state members are Univer-
sity men.
Crane is known for his research in many areas of physics
but has most recently received attention for his work in refining
the accuracy of the gyromagnetic ratio, or "g factor," of the
electron and positron.
The results of this work have served to shore up the subject

of quantum electro dynamics, the modern physical theories of
the ultimate structure of matter and the universe.
Extending back to 1950, Crane's research resulted in his
achieving one of the most accurate measurements in the history
of science.
Before turning to the g-factor work, Crane achieved recog-
nition for his pioneering and leading work in the design of
nuclear particle accelerators. Recently he has also made con-
tributions to the technique of radio carbon dating-the finding
of the age of ancient objects through analysis of the amount of
carbon-14 they contain.
The University recognized his achievements and service in

Early Registration
Heavy; 16 Per Cent
Increase Anticipated
As classes begin today, officials
are counting registrationnaires to
determine if predicted enrollment
increases over last spring have
Iactually occurred.
Tuesday's half-day registration
period saw about 2000 students
register after waiting in a line be-
fore Waterman Gymnasium that
reached all the way to the flag
pole. Registration yesterday end-
ed the regular period, but late
registration is taking place today.
In last year's summer trimester
there was a total of 15,461 stu-
dents (not including those tak-
ing extension courses) at the Uni-
versity, including the Dearborn
and Flint campuses. During the
spring half-term there were 7,-
087 students.
During the winter of 1965, when
officials were planning for what
was to be the first summer tri-
mester, plans were begun to ac-
commodate 3000 students in the
spring. However, after conducting
a survey on student plans, admin-
istrators doubled their estimate tc
Yet as pre-registration ended
only 3000 students had signed up
and many departments were faced
with great student shortages. In
the last days of pre-registration
and during registration, enroll-
ment jumped as students discov-
ered they couldn't find jobs or de-
cidedaat the last minute thatasum-
mer at school would not be a bad
This year there are about 3100
students, all undergraduates. pre-
registered for the spring half-term
and the spring-summer term. Of-
ficials are confident that when
registration figures are completelb
compiled last year's figures will be
exceeded, hopefully by about a 1(I
per cent increase.
This would bring spring and
spring-summer enrollment to a to-
tal of about 8,220, with total en-
rollment at about 18,000.

-Daily-Thomas R. Copi
STUDENTS FOR A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY met last night to discuss plans for administering a "counter draft test." The test will be
given in reaction to the Selective Service draft deferrment test and will consist of questions on the Viet Nam war, with the arfswers
provided at the end of the test.
Plan SingleStudent Aartet


Since its inception last fall, the
student housing advisory commit-
tee has moved quickly to influence
administrative Plans for housing
the increase in student population
which started in the fall of 1964.
The committee influenced Uni-
ALBION 'f-.At. G in. Frank
Kelley s1)eaks out in defense of
dissent today at a college forum
which feahires a right-to-lefit
spectrum of national leaders ir

versity officials to move to meet Under consideration is a plan tension department three Univer-
the most pressing student housing for the University to build over 100 sity-owned sites on central cam-
need - married student apart- low-cost units, designed in such pus where apartments could con-
ments-asking for 400 units to be a way that each student will have ceivably be built. He said the
built on North Campus by spring his own bedroom, in a high-rise committee had consulted the
of 1967 and 400 more to be tenta- structure located somewhere in the builder of a low-cost development
tively completed about a year and central campus area, in Detroit similar to the one they
a half later. Due to the commit- Vice-President for Business and would like to see established here.
tee's suggestions, the new units Finance Wilbur K. Pierpont has Long simmering discontent over,
will offer greater quiet, more floor said that he would be amenable the limited availability of low-cost
space, extra bedrooms and some to University-owned single stu- student housing flared last fall,
unfurnished apartments-as mar- dent apartments if they were to when Voice political party and
Tied students have indicated they be on North Campus. However, he other groups, staged protests,
d(sire. contended that because of the high which included a threatened
With married si udent housing cost of land in the central cam- sleep-in on University President
io'eds expected to be sufficiently pus area, such apartments could Hatcher's lawn.
taken care of until at least 1971, not be constructed there. As' a result, Vice-President for
the committee will now be focus- Committee member Robert Goy- Student Affairs Richard L. Cutler.
mg on single student housing er, Grad, said that the committee and Vice-President for Business
problems, had been shown by the plant ex- See STUDENTS, Page 8

SDS Draws
Up Counter
Draft Test
Exam To Be Given
In Conjunction with
Federal Draft Test
Students and faculty members
met at the home of Anatol Rappa-
port last night to discuss plans
for administering the "counter
draft test" composed and spon-
sored by Students for a Demo-
cratic Society.
Representatives of SDS and the
faculty will meet with University
officials today. They will request
permission to use University facil-
ities in which they can administer
the test the night preceding the
first draft deferment test, May
13, and the afternoon following
the test, May 14.
Similar requests will be made
for giving the test in conjunction
with each of the three other de-
ferment tests scheduled within the
next two months.
The SDS test is open to anyone
in the community who wants to
take It. "It is important that the
entire community and not just the
men who are taking the draft de-
ferment test have an opportunity
to take the SDS test. It deals with
many important and pertinent as-
pects of the question of U.S. in-
volvement in Viet Nam," com-
mented Prof. Rappaport.
In addition to the test, answer
sheets will be available. A panel
discussion on these answers is also
planned. This will enable the par-
ticipants to explore the issues fur-
ther by asking questions and mak-
ing comments. "It will be, in many
respects, a silent teach-in," Rap-
paport added.
The chapter of SDS at the Uni-
versity is also handling the print-
ing of exams for chapters at Mich-
igan State University, Eastern
Michigan University and Wayne
State University. In addition to
the test, SDS will be distributing
information concerning the war on
each of dates when the deferment
test is being given.
The main purpose of the test is
educational. Aspects of the Viet
Nam war which are not wl pub-
licized or generally known ire pre-
sented in the form of question
and multiple choice answers.
Among the topics covered are the
effects of bombing, statements
made about the war in the past
and their authors, North Vietna-
mese participation in actual com-
bat and excerpts from magazines
concerning the brutality of th
war and their sources.
At Antioch College in Ohio,
where the SDS chapter is also
administering the test, the ad-
ministration has given the SDS
test equal status with the regular
exam. It will be administered in
the same room immediately fol-
lowing the draft deferment exami-
nation. The students may take the.
second exam on a voluntary basis
the same as the first one.
The examination however will
have no effect on the score the
student receives on the draft de-
ferment test since the latter is
being given by the government
and not the college.

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NSA'_! Group Finds South ' Viet
Students Strongly Anti-nAmerican


3 ts u q tvot r(.rl Aofl h- Kellov1nI

Before the summer trimester urged aeademicians tosipea out
summer enrollment used to in- even more and said, "We should
crease by about from three to five encourage diversity. not stifle it{
per cent each year. The increase The surt',t road to national ruin,
last year was 17.5 per cent. The is that which folows the path ofj
increase planned for this spring contormity."
was budgeted by the Office oI Though defending dissent. Kel-f
Acadamic Affairs. Starting with Icy said freedom of speech should
the summierhalf term, all budget- not be ued as a cloak oftself-pro-
ing and thref(ore all increases w ill tection lordl liberate viola.trins of
be planned by the deans of the the law
schools and colleges. He criticized h Michigan Sen-
A major growth question re- ate and others "who would refuse
volves around the relation of the to permit the First Amendment's
summer trimester to the other two protection of freedom of speech
Enrollment for last summer was 5C to be utilized by those who they
per cent of the following fall's en- consider to be spreading danger-t
rollment, and 57 per cent of the ous ideas.
preceding fall. "Do you really think . . . the
Fall enrollment, which has been expression of divergent views rep-
rising at about 7 per cent, is resents a danger to our youth and
projected to be 33,250 next fall ,to our security?" he asked. "If you
an increase of 1,983, or 6.4 per do, you hf much less faith in
cent. If this summer's enrollment the strength of our nation and our
reaches 18,000 it will be at 54 per way of life than your super-pat-
cent of the following semester. riotic posturings would indicate."


Soth Vietnamese students view'
the United States and the Nation-
al Liberation Front with equal!
hostility, according to a three-!
an te-am from the U.S. National
Student Associaion which has
just returned from a two-week
trip there.
The delegation, sponsored by
the State Department, included
Philip Sherburne, NSA president,
Mel Kovacs and Greg Delin, both
NSA staff members.
Sherburne said that f o u r
themes seemed to underlie all of
the group's conversations with
South Vietnamese students:
-a general unwillingness to be
part of any coalition government
or to participate in any negotia-
tions with the National Liberation

-a high degree of dislike for sovereignty has been violated, he
the United States: said.
-a strong feeling that the U.S. Another reason for anti-Ameri-
has violated the national sover- can feeling, explained Delin, is
eignty of South Viet Nam: that the presence ofeAmerican
troops has caused a severe strain
-a great desire to have elec- on the economic system of South
tions so that a national govern- Viet Nam.
ment with some legitimacy can The social hierarchy is in dan-
be formed. ger of being reversed, meaning

The group talked to student un-
ions and student leadership at
four South Vietnamese universi-
ties, Buddhist students and four
Buddhist monks, and militant and
conservative Catholics.
Delin said that one of the most
general feelings the group encoun-
tered was a strong negative reac-
tion to present U.S. policy in Viet
Nam. The way the U.S. has oper-
ated has led to sentiment among
students that South Vietnam's

that taxicab drivers and others
who render services to the Ameri-
cans who can afford to pay well
for them are becoming rich, while
the traditional middle and upper
classes are becoming poorer. This
situation, said Delin, is difficult
for students, who are mostly mid-
dle class, to accept.
Delin said that the students are
strongly opposed to the present
government, which they feel rep-
resents no one but the U.S. and

May Festival Presents 'Musicthon', Ormandy

The ancient custom of skipping
about a Maypole clutching lively,
colored streamers was a practice
used to ward off the cold and evil
spirits of winter and welcome in
the humid hot spirits of summer.
In the latter days of active
thought, this lively custom came
to be replaced by a more passive
reception of the summer months.
Today, the May Festivities con-
sist of taking a taxicab to Hill
Auditorium, clutching vivid black
and white programs and absorbing
the spirits emanating from the
stage. -
This year's four day "music-
thon," the 73rd annual May Festi-
val ritual, will again be conducted
under the capable baton of Eugene
The first concert, this evening
at 8:30, will feature Montserrat
Caballe, Spanish soprano, who will
sing "Com' e Bello" from "Lu-
crezia Borgia," "E sara in quest
4tured orribili momenti, vivi ingrato"
tue from "Roberto Devereux" by Doni-

share the program with
Caballe. _


Modern Turn
The May Festival will take a'
more modern turn Friday evening
as the internationally reknownedj
piano of Gyorgy Sandor repro-j
duces the music of Bartok. Thor
Johnson and Mr. Ormandy will
conduct the University Choral
Union in "Te Deum" by Kodaly,
featuring soloists Jennifer Vyvyan,
Lili Chookasiam, Waldie Anderson
and Sherrill Milnes.
Saturday afternoon at 2:30, the
program will get off to a lively
and melodious start with Proko-
fieff's "Lieutenant Kije" Suite,
followed by "Concerto in B minor
for Viola and Orchestra by Han-
del, conducted by William Smith
featuring violist, Joseph de Pas-
quale. William Smith, assistant
conductor of the Philadelphia
Orchestra, will also conduct Sym-
phony No. 5 in E Minor by Tchai-
The Saturday performance will
be an all orchestral program hon-

cata and Fugue in D minor" by
Bach and "Symphony No. 5 in
C Minor, Op. 67, by Beethoven
and in Symphony No. 2 in D major
by Brahms.
Academy at Five
Born in Budapest, 1899, Or-
mandy was destined to become a
musician, entering the Royal Aca-
demy of Music in Budapest at the
age of five. In 1921 he was invited
to make his first concert tour to
the United States and in 1930 he
directed his first concert with the
Philadelphia Orchestra and the
New York Philharmonic. The turn-
ing point in his career came the
following year when he served as
a replacement for Toscanini in
a guest performance with the
Philadelphia Orchestra.
Sunday afternoon's concert will
also broadcast a note of reverance.
John Bogart and the University
Choral Union will present,. "Chi-
chester Psalms" for boy solo and
chorus, by Bernstein followed by
"Requiem" for soprano, baritone
and chorus with the University

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