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Last spring when the faculty of the literary college was
discussing general aspects of the then new residential college
proposal, a number of faculty members were persistent in raising
various questions and making reservations about it.
Now that a year has passed and the plans for the college
have been further developed by its faculty planning committee
and students advisory committee, some of the original faculty
questioners have been sought out once more.
Although these faculty members heavily emphasize that they
support experimentation and the residential college idea in
general, a few questions and reservations do indeed seem to
hold over from last spring.
Although several of the questioners declined to comment

at this time, one direct remark was that "the residential college
general, a few questions and reservations do indeed seem to
is no solution to expansion."
Another faculty member said in reference to. both the resi-
dential college and the trimester that "this year it still seems
doubtful to start on another major scheme when we have hardly
digested this one," meaning trimester. He added that "more of
us were doubtful last year. Some of us felt we ought to do one,
see where we stood, then do the other."
Perhaps representative of, and one of the most articulate
of the questioners sought out, is Prof. John A. Dorr of the
geology department. In a recent interview, Dorr, who is in his third
year on the Senate Student Relations Subcommittee, says that
one of the main reasons for establishing a residential college
was the hope that its small size might improve the learning

College: the
experience available for the student.
However, Dorr maintains, he is not convinced that large
size and quality are incompatible; the literary college is at present
both large and good.
A second reason for establishing the residential college, Dorr
said, was that it would allow for experimentation in education.
"It is not my impression that the literary college is inhibited
from experimentation," he said. Depending on the level of financial
support, the present, large literary college could also experiment
with the smaller classes, outstanding' staff and complex facilities
proposed for the residential college, he said.



quality in the literary college is to provide more money to another
A third point of the five that Dorr spelled out was the
question of interchangeability of staff between the residential
college and the literary college. Last spring, he said, it was
proposed that the residential college faculty would teach on a
rotating basis, with the approval of the parent departments.
In other words, a member of the faculty would teach at the
residential college for perhaps one to three years and then return
to the parent literary college department.
Dorr said the problem in this proposal lies in whether the
residential college teachers could be automatically accepted back
into their respective parent departments. In all departments,
See DISCUSS, Page 2

Dorr added that "if the intention
residential college to do programs that
not afford, then the solution to the

is to direct funds to the
the literary college could
problem of maintaining

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Seventy-Four Years of Editorial Freedom


Khanh Regains
Power in Saigon
Causes Failure of Attempted Coup
By Thao, Phat, Catholic Insurgents
SAIGON W)-South Viet Nam's latest attempted coup was de-
clared officially ended last night with the capitulation of one of
its top military leaders.
At 10:45 a.m. today (Saigon time) former Brig. Gen. Lam Van
Phat announced "we have capitulated," while inside the general
staff headquarters, Col. Pham Ngor Thad, leader of the coup, made
the surrender agreement.
Five minutes earlier the personal bodyguard of Phat and Col.
Huynh Tan Ton had turned themselves over to forces loyal to Gen.
Nguyen Khanh. The last rebel holdouts inside the general staff
headquarters near Saigon airport
were also taken over by forces
le B gloyal to Lt. Gen. Nguyen Khanh;
without any shooting.
The capitulation climaxed events,'
IuSh begun yesterday morning, leading
to the one-day rule of Thao, a
Two students walking home Roman Catholic army officer.
from class fell prey to a gro- "The reason for our act yester-
eery cart yesterday afternoon. day was that we wanted to help
Spotting an empty shopping the people and the military com-
cart outside the Business Ad- mand. There has been much
ministration School. Bldg., the trouble in Viet Nam. If Gen.
two students appropriated the Khanh does not think he can
cart and wheeled it to their solve our problems, then he should
room in East Quadrangle. retire," Thao said.
Any disruption of the aca- During the night, Khanh flew,
demic rfotine-a shower par- from town to town in the Com-
ty, a student locked in his room, munist-infested Mekong Delta
a wastebasketful of water un- lining up support from his gen-
der someone's door, a fire- erals. In a broadcast from one of
cracker in the toilet-rapidly the provinces, he denounced the
draws a crowd in a quadran- coup leaders as Communists.
gle. The cart's arrival was no Khanh's forces swept smoothly
exception. into Saigon in a coordinated drive
Hearing the corridor's jubi- Saturday morning, meeting no re-
lant congratulations, the assis- sistance from 45 rebel tanks, rebel
tant resident adviser arrived artillery or rebel troops.
on the scene. He noticed the One of Khanh's aides said Phat
two men unsuccessfully trying and Thao "were idiots to think
to conceal the shopping cart in they could get away with this."
their closet. "Whad'ya steal?" "They just didn't have any-
he asked in stern tones. The where near the force that would
two revealed their prize. have been needed.
"Hmmm," the ARA said, They were backed by fighter
mentioning the morality in- bombers at Bien Hoa which flew
volved in stealing shopping low over the radio station and
carts and the possibility that other rebel-held strong points.
he might notify the police. "But this attempted coup has
"Oh yeah?" the two chal- worried ail of us about the Amer-
lenged. ican position. The Voice of Amer-
"Yeah." ica broadcasts last night made it
Thus, a police officer joined sound as if the coup was over
the crowd in the East Quad and America favored the rebels."
room. He listened skeptically to It was reported that Khanh had
the students' explanation that been expecting trouble. Nearly all
the cart would be used to trans- the armed forces' strategic re-
fer books from the library, or serve, normally based in Saigon,
clothing from laundry, and ex- has been deployed in the last few
plained the import of a police days to the provinces, where forces
record listing petty larceny. loyal to Khanh were assigned this
He sentenced the two stu- week to an attack on a suspected
dents to return the cart to the Viet Cong supply port 235 miles
store-with one pushing it duti- northeast of Saigon and two bat-
fully and the other riding in talions of Marines were dispatched
the basket. to Binh Dinh province, farther




Flint; Accept $2.5 1illiol

--Daily-Richard Cooper
MRS. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. spoke on "University Women
and Civil Rights" at the formal banquet of the 75th anniversary
celebration of the Women's League last night. She described the
current effort to secure voting rights for the Negro and indicated
the need for volunteers to work on the drive this summer.
Mrs. Iing Keynotes
League Celebration
"As the ancient Israelites spoke unto the Pharoahs of each gen-
eration, let my people go,' so we are 'an oppressed people yearning
to be free."I
This was the analogy Mrs. Martin Luther King Jr., wife of the'
prominent civil rights leader, drew before the participants of the
75th anniversary celebration of the Women's League last night.
The Negro has been in America longer than any other minority
group, next to the Indian. He has helped build the nation, tilled the
----soil, participated in every aspect

Willow Run
Approve Calendar,
Name 1ST Assistant
At their monthly public meeting
yesterday, the Regents reacted
favorably to administrative reports
on Flint expansion plans and theI
Willow Village area anti-poverty
project, two ventures in which the
University has lately run into,
Commenting on the Flint ex-
pansion plans, University Presi-1
dent Harlan Hatcher told the)
Regents that the University must
admit freshmen in Flint this fall1
-because of commitments already
made-even if the University gets
no funds for it from the Legisla-
It is a matter of "great concern
to the University that Gov. Georget
Romney's budget deleted provi-
sions in the University's request1
for 200 freshmen at Flint thisi
fall," he said.
Study and Research
He added that the administra-
tion is now studying and research-I
ing the University's case for pres-
entation to coming legislativei
budget hearings. Administrators
will attempt to get at least part
of Romney's $5.7 million budget
cut restored.

program, the University and
Wayne State University are joint-
ly participating in administering
a federal grant. The services pro-
vided include tutoring, job train-
ing, adult education and health
Some residents of the area have
charged that "misrepresentations"
and ."falsification of the facts"
have been used by federal agencies
in allegedly exaggerating the
amount of hardship in the pro-
ject vicinity.
At yesterday's meeting, Presi-
dent Hatcher said he felt many
criticisms of the project were "not
in accordance with the facts."
'Carefully Administered'
Vice-President for Academic Af-
fairs Roger W. Heyns commented,
"This roect was Carefully ad-


the area most directly affected."
Regent Carl Brablec of Rose-
ville, after being assured by
Heyns that those criticizing the
project had full access to the
facts, commented that the reac-
tion of the officials in Flint ap-
proving the project "settles the
matter in my mind." Regent Pow-
er added that the Willow Village
project "is the sort of thing the
University can and should do."
The Regents made 17 faculty
appointments at their meeting.
Among these, Prof. Joseph J. Mar-
tin was named associate director
of the Institute of Science and
The Regents also gave voice ap-
proval to the calendar for the
1965-66 academic year. A tri-
mester schedule, the calendar al-
lows three study days in both the
winter and fall terms. The spring-
summer term has no study days.
The study day proposal was ap-
proved by the faculty of the Uni-
versity last month.

League Salutes I
75th with. Look.
To Merger Role
Alumnae and women students
celebrated the 75th anniversary
of the Women's League yesterday
with a full day of lectures, ban-
quets and discussions dealing with
the organization's future.
Mrs. Elizabeth Davenport, as-
sistant to the vice-president for
student affairs, keynoted the
luncheon honoring the past execu-
tive officers and the Board of
Governors of the League. She said
that in 1961, when the League
changed its direction, becoming a
functional organization geared,
more to service than to coordinat-
ing women's organizations on
campus, the Michigan Union did
the same.

of cultural life and fought in every
war, Mrs. King said.
Shows Loyalty
Never has any group so demon-
strated its continuing loyalty in
the wake of such inferior treat-
ment. The United States projects
the image of a democratic, pro-
gressive society yet the Negro can-
not be a first class citizen, Mrs.
King said.
"Currently, our organization,
the Southern Christian Leader-
ship Conference (SCLC) is con-
centrating on obtaining the ballot
for Negroes throughout the South.
There are an amazing number of
people actually involved in the
"SCLC is headquartered in At-
lanta but has affiliates through-
out the South, each bearing their
own name. SCLC supplies these
groups with organizational staff,
finances and drives," Mrs. King
The present drives are directed
at small cities of 3000-4000 people
where the Negroes outnumber the
whites. SCLC h a s combined
Ghandi and the New Testament
to create their system of non-
violent protest marches. Any en-
suing violence is the result of the
brutality of state troopers and
hecklers, she said.
"Once the barriers are down,
the city is a different place. Un-
fortunately, it generaly takes a
crisis to make people realize the
seriousness of the situation. We
only wonder how many violent
crises it will take before a town
will be able to implement the civil


In a speech at Flint Thursday ministerd bwuh
night, President Hatcher called fore it was admit
Romney's budget recommendation re-examination ht
an "injustice" and termed it "the on its importance
height of inconsistency to deny has been . . . ap
the wonderful work ... (at Flint) vote of the Tow
or to put a stop to it on any
grounds that have been so far
advanced." Romney has said thatA
he is postponing allocating money
for expansion of branches such as
Flint until he has studied the
long - range recommendations on B etter
branches of the "blue ribbon"
Citizens' Committee on Higher
Education. Its report is expected The Board in
to be released this spring. report to the Reg
President Hatcher also criti- tion was substant
cized Romney's budget request cern with the pr
yesterday from another aspect. It due to the trimest
focuses too little on the needs of "t o
higher-level students - especially "With gross r
those at the University, he said. ing income (exces
"In the process of budget making, $257,967 as comp

lb unlC~ly nu
University be-
ted. Subsequent
as cast no doubt
and validity. It
proved by a 5-1
nship Board in

Towsle To
Build Mediceal
Establish $700,000
Fund for Student Aid,
Kellogg Makes Griant
The University's $55 million
sesquicentennial fund drive moved
a step closer to fulfillment yes-
terday as the Regents accepted
gifts raising the current total to
$15.5 million.
The University will use a
$700,000 gift from the Harry A.
and Margaret D. Towsley Foun.
dation of Ann Arbor for construe-
tion of a medical and health edu-
cation center.
TheRegents accepted two other
gifts totaling $1.1 million:
-$395,000 from the W. K. Kel-
logg Foundation of Battle Creek.
The University will use the grant
to remodel and air condition the
W. K. Kellogg Foundation Insti-
tute adjacent to the dental school
Gift for Aid
-A gift of securities estimated
at over $700,000 came from the
estate of Aimee Tucker McCul-
loch of San Bernardino, Calif. It
will be used to establish the
Stephen Davis Tucker Memorial
fund for student aid.
Total gifts and grants accepted
yesterday at the Regents' monthly
meeting amounted to $2.5 million.
University President H a r 1 a n
Hatcher also announced at the
meeting that the University will
let bids for its Medical Science II
Bldg. in June, for the University
Events Bldg. in July, for the Chil-
dren's Hospital in August and for
the new dental school building in
Practicing Doctors Needed
In announcing the Towsley
Foundation gift, for a medical and
health education center, President
Hatcher stressed the need for
keeping Michigan's 10,000 physi-
cians and surgeons in active prac-
tice and abreast of the rapid ad-
vances in their fields.
The University's postgraduate
medical education program is one
of the largest in the country, he
said, with about 2,500 physicians
coming here each year for the 35
courses offered by the postgrad-
uate medicine department.
The center will be housed in a
new building located on the east
side of University Hospital. Dr.
Harry A. Towsley, president of the
foundation making the gift, is di-
rector of the postgraduate medi-
cine department and a member of
the pediatrics and communicable
diseases department.
The Kellogg Foundation grant
will allow expansion of the dental
school's orthodontics department
as well as remodeling and air-con-
ditioning of the Kellogg Institute.
The gift complements the an-
nouncement last year of federal
grants totaling $5.6 million for
the new dental school building.
Free Press Hits
Hatcher, Board
In an editorial appearing today,
the Detroit Free Press attacked

ic Board Reports
Financial Status
Control of Intercollegiate Athletics, in its annual
gents, announced yesterday that its financial posi-
tially improved from last year and indicated con-
oblems facing the intercollegiate athletic program
er calendar.
eceipts of approximately $1,642,000, the net operat-
s of receipts over disbursements) for fiscal 1964 was
pared to $93,406


Urges Discussions for Viet Nam.


,We need a broader diplomatic
effort and more international dis-
cussion to help solve the Viet
Nam problem," John King Fair-
bank, professor of history and
director of the East Asia Research
center at Harvard University, said
last night.
Speaking at a Challenge lecture,
Fairbank said that "the recent
air strikes may simply have
strengthened the North Vietnam-
ese spirit. The leaders have a very
long-run view of their goals and
' believe that the people will fight
for those goals as long as there
are people around."
I'm reluctant to get into a
ground war with the Chinese-
there are so many of them," he

"Like other Western invaders,
we have power, but we've never
been insiders," he commented, re-
ferring to United States difficul-
ties in prosecuting the war.
He cautioned, "The Viet Cong
argument that they represent the
people is a questionable one-they
do if they can get away with it.
The peasantry are at least as
terrified of them as they are per-
suaded by them."
'Domino' Theory
Fairbank added, "The 'falling
domino' theory is perhaps design-
ed only for the adult American
child. The subversion that occurs
goes on in other areas all the
time." He warned that northeast
Thailand was a prime target and
that Communist assassinations
are "nnw rising sharnv" there.

of relationships, in which the1
father has great power over thej
son, the husband over the wife and,
the ruler over - the subject, Con-;
fusianism made China a tight
and "highly structured society,"
Fairbank declared.

inadequate provisions were made in fiscal 1963, representing an in-
for the expenses involved in ad- crease of approximately $165,000,"
vanced research and training, and the Board reported. The major
for programs which are graduate reason for this change was an in-
in nature but professional in crease of $158,649 in football re-
focus." ceipts for the 1963 season over the
Great Hardship 1962 season.
Regent Eugene Power of Ann The Board reviewed recent ac-
Arbor commented that "if the gov- 'ions by the Big Ten Conference
ernor's recommendations were to accommodate its rules to the
followed, it would impose a great special circumstances arising out
hardship on the University." He of the trimester calendar. Mich-
emphasized the need for legisla- igan's football team has been
tors to be cognizant of "the Uni- granted special permission to start
versity's point of view" during fall practices sooner than other
the coming budget hearings, conference squads because of the
Speaking on recent criticisms early start of the fall semester.
of the Willow Village area anti- A special resolution was passed
poverty project near Ypsilanti, in A by the faculty representatives to
which the University is partici- the Big Ten Conference last spring
pating, President Hatcher termed which makes University athletes
much of the adverse comment eligible for competition in spring
"exaggerated." sports in the spring-summer term
In the Willow Village project, if they had been eligible during
part of the federal anti-poverty and at the end of the winter term.

The ruler-subject relationship rights bill and Constitution by
was, in essence, a projection of the itself," Mrs. King declared in an#
father-son relationship, and made inte'rview.
for a highly "passive and dom- Southern Youths
inated" people, Fairbank said. She said today the younger gen-
"The emperor was the 'Son of eration in the South seems more
All-Under-Heaen'-the apex of liberal. It is hardly possible for
society," he commented. "The civil them not to be touched by the
bureaucracy-the first in the world issue. Token integration in the
and amazingly efficient-was bas- schools brings the Negro in con-
ed on competitive examinations tact with whites whose paregits
on the Confucian state-ideology. never had such an experience.
In the country, the scholar-gentry, Twenty years ago, nobody was
the privileged elite, held things doing anything immediately vis- 4
together locally. i i r hm lrrf1 annrorah was ton

Lane Proposal
If passed, Sen. Garland Lane's
(D-Flint) iproposed $300,000 ad-
dition to the University's budget
would probably be enough to al-
low expansion at the University's
Flint College next fall, Vice-Pres-
ident for Academic Affairs Roger
W. Heyns said yesterday.
Lane made the proposal after
the first hearings of the Senate
Appropriations Committee two
weeks ago. Lane is chairman of
the committee.
Heyns also clarified the current
Flint appropriations dispute.
He said that the Flint money
did not appear in the University's
budget presentation as a distinct
sub-unit. Rather, the money for
Flint was incorporated into the
general $55 million request for
the University's Ann Arbor cam-


The Board stated it was still
concerned with the financial
burden of the extra weeks of

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