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Student Groups Plan Course Description B


Seek Comments on
Courses, Teachers
Supplement To Come Out in Time
For Pre-Registration This Spring
Eight major student organizations announced yesterday that they
will participate in compiling a course description booklet to be ready
before the beginning of pre-classification for next semester.
Assembly House Council, The Daily, Graduate Student Council,
Interfraternity Council, Interquadrangle Council, the Michigan Union,
Panhellenic Association and the Women's League have already set
the wheels in motion to complete this project by the week of Feb. 15.
About 10,000 questionnaires will be circulated throughout the
housing units at the University and a number of questionnaires will
be mailed to a random sampling of apartment dwellers. Comment
_- will be sought on courses given





Seventy-Four Years of Editorial Freedom

LSA Group Advises
Joi1nt Government '

Faculty Group Supports

I o qcrn~~


U' President
Notes Group
Is Operating
University President Harlan
Hatcher yesterday returned from
a two-week trip to the West Coast
and discussed his newly created
student housing commission, the
progress of the University's bud-
get request and the possibility of
holding another Presidential con-
vocation in the near future.
President Hatcher said the -,o-
called "blue ribbon" housing om-
mission, designed to investigate
the entire question of student liv-
ing accommodations here, has &l-
ready begun operating. He men-
tioned that a preliminary meeting
between .himself and the 11 re-

last semester in all schools and


cently-appointed members of the
commission was held shortly be-
fore New Year's Day.
The group is planning to con-
frontsuchproblems as determin-
ing the future needs of students
for University housing and for
privately owned living quarters,
and deciding what type and style
of accommodations the Univer-
sity and Ann Arbor realtors should
plan for in the coming .'ears. They
will also consider the establish-
ment of proper relationship be-
tween the University ind private
landlords in terms of regulating
off-campus housing.
Target Dates
President Hatcher said that no
target date has been set for the
commission, but that it was un-
derstood the issues involved are
urgent ones and that he hopes
the. group will release some con-
clusive findings this spring.
He said that it was extremely
important that a proper balance
between University and private
housing be established in Ann
Arborin order to avoid crises and
confusion in the coming years.
President Hatcher mentioned that
the commission, composed of rep-
resentatives from the faculty, the
student body and the Ann Arbor
community, will hold its first for-
mal meeting this week.
In reference to the University's
record appropriations request of
$55.7 million for 1965-66, Presi-
dent Hatcher indicated he was
still highly optimistic that Gov.
George Romney would continue
his sympathetic attitude toward
higher education by recommend-
ing to the Legislature a University
budget increase at least as favor-
able as this year's record appro-
1965 Session
The 1965 session of the Legis-
lature opens tomorrow and the
governor must present his specific
budget recommendations within
ten legislative days after the open-
ing of the session. However, Rom-
ney may delay announcing his
program by using his influence
to recess the Legislature for as
long as two weeks after his "state
of the state" speech on Thursday,
President Hatcher commented. If
this happens, then a recommended
University budget may not come
from the governor until early

colleges. By KENNETH WINTERt - '- - - ---- -
The questionnaires will concen- Managing Editor
trate on specific information. A council including both students and faculty members should
Rangle of:ouresao e ssors govern the new residential college, the college's student advisory com- Pody Plans
onha scae will ntbe avoidedsince mittee agreed last night.
the survey will not be scientific.sre- The students, an advisory group to the planners of the new Uni-
lated to the course and the pro.. versity liberal-arts college, named four students to work out thei'1oy .
fessor will be stressed in order details of a possible "community government" along these lines.. T o e J
to obtain information across a The men who will be the college's chief administrators, Associate"I i
to obtain many questionnaires Dean Burton D. Thuma of the literary college, the college's director,
Information relating to. the and Prof. Theodore M. Newcomb of the sociology and psychology College Size
whether tructure of the course- departments, its associate director,
preparedness of the professor, the . t Haber Cites Concern
number and type of papers re- #1. 1 a is Is It Feasible?
quiredand the value of thesread- N POysssee no reason why we can't For Educational Goals
ing list will be particularly sought. make such a proposal if we think
"nglitwilnearirsut.it is feasible for approval by the The executive committee of the
"We need a way for students to C i Una P s Regents," Thmlemreidr teaiy college reported at a fac-q
have some conception of whatTTuatremarkeddurg
ing the meeting. ulty meeting yesterday its progress
they are getting into when they - on the pieparation of a document
register for a course, and in a / M in-i ml--- The proposal stemmed from a dealing with the future size oft
large university like this there is ON report by Thomas Smithson, '65. theacollege. h u e e
no place to go for this type of in- His report argued that "we must
formation," L e a g u e President UNITED NATIONS () - Na- dismiss traditional student gov- The committee's report, to be t
Nancy Freitag, '65, said. tionalist China pumped almost $5 enent forms out-of-hand" in presented to the faculty for action
"The catalogue is supposed to million into the dwindling United favor of a democratic assembly ofr"
serve this function but it doesn't Nations treasury yesterday students and faculty which would emphasis on educational goals and.
and the undergraduate is forced enough to avoid a challenge of its have authority over everything objectives rather than mere num- -Daly-Jerry stoetzer
to rely mostly on gossip to find voting rights in the General As- f r o m curriculum to women's bers, Dean William Haber of the COUNCILMAN JOHN D. TEACHOUT (left) and Councilwoman
out about good courses and pro- sembly hours." literary college Mrs. Eunice L. Burns (center) listen to Councilman William E.
fesr n ievra"DiySuch a body would have broader Haber pointed out that, "even I r uieLBrs(etr ise oCucla ~limE
essor H e rsa, aily The amount eased temporarilydrf hb ncrease ithe si Bandemer (right) as he suggests inviting the State Civil Rights
Editor H. Neil Berkson, '65, added. scope than any student or faculty ifteie is no inces ntesz
"The evaluations are intended the financial crisis facing the group here now. Student assem- of the freshman class above that Commission to meet with the City Council.
not only to aid the student but United Nations, but there was no lies, such as Student Govern- projected for next fall, the cl-
to help eliminate curricular and sign of agreement in the contin- mn onihv a itet lege will be handling 11,800 stu- """
uing rnivatenegotiatonsaicmatmetCouncil, s ave ndliveslidentsi1968compare to theuC Oty C o n lZ E stablishes
said. an overall solution. say on academic policy; faculty si 98 oprdt h
"I .see it as having as great an Ambassador Liu Chieh, perma- Senat, tend to ignoestudnvrtyf- r"he fault i5 deply concern- 7 ato ecestesle snn Nrpeettv o a ar.I otplc ratee, esi,"httees
see on teachers havingathemselves as asan AmNrepresentative for Na- tIot policy iores t the " he fay "that dethere should g h -R ise B uild ing P lan
on the students," IFC President tionalist China, presented a check "community government" would be a corresponding increase inC
Lawrence Lossing, '65, said. "It for $4.9 million to Secretary-Gen- be a legislative rather than ad- faculty, supporting staff, and of-1
will recognize excellence in teach- eral U Thant. The check was de- visory group, enjoying a degree of fice and classroom space before By JERRY DRISCOLLt
ing as well as spotlight sloppy scribed by the Chinese as a con- authority unmatched by most fac- any expansion beyond 11,800 takest
teaching," he declared. tribution to the United Nations ulty and all student groups today. place." A detailed three-month study of high-rise building in Ann Arbore
The idea for such an undertak- budget. Faculty Group Haber explained that only the was approved by City Council last night.f
ing was conceived during the Money Paid It is not expected to handle all organization and general subject The study, to be conducted by Johnson, Johnson & Roy, a local
final examination period last Prior to the payment Nation- policy matters, however. Thuma matter of the report were con- landscape architectural company, will evaluate the Central Business
semester when the presidents of alist China owed the United Na- noted that some sort of executive sidered at yesterday's meeting. District Guide to Action plans for land use in terms of high-rise1
the eight organizations got to- tions about $16 million, mostly for committee, a small faculty group, "Specific motions will not be buildings.
gether and agreed to meet in- peacekeeping dues but including will be necessary to handle "per- acted on until February," he! It will also recommend changes in zoning ordinances to regulate
med ately after vacation to begin about $4 million for the regular sonal" matters such as faculty ap- said. high-rise building and alterations in the zoning map for such
The group met last Saturday budget. The money paid in above pointments, promotions and leaves At the group's December meet- buildings.
and set up a questionnaire com- $4 million was sufficient to get of absence and budgetary deci- ing, Prof. William LeVeque of the In recommending the study, the City-Chamber of Commerce-
mtewhcisaraypea-Nationalist China out of the two-, sions. mathematics department made
mittee which is already prepar- sos ahmtc eatetmd University committee projected thee phases. The first-to last four 1
ing the question forms. In addi- years-in-arrears column. In addition, the new divisions proposals concerning literary col- weeks - would involve drafting
t ho izati haThe Soviet Union, France and complex relations with its parents, lege expansion aimed at keeping t
16 other nations are more than the literary college and the Uni- the college smaller than indicated proposals for meeting thethree Council
ordinating committee which willvt a two years in arrears on peacekeep- versity, will tie its hands some- by the administration's tentative problems.t
oversee the circulation and tabu- ing assessments. Last week Com- what-particularly in the key area enrollment projections. Four Weeks late-
lation of the questionnaires, ex- munist Bulgaria paid $160,000 on of finances, since the money must LeVeque's recommendations re- During the second phase, last-vite S tatei
pected to be out within two its regular budget, and under UN come from the literary college's portedly were given favorable re- ing from two to four weeks, the
weeks. The committee is looking bookkeeping practices escaped be- cut of the University budget. And ception at that time. proposals will be studied by the Com mission
ing in arrears for two years on whatever its internal structure, . committee and legal and eco-;
all its assessments the college's government will re- W nnomic experts. In the last phase,
"The name of Douglas E. main subject to the Regents' revocable 40 per cent enrollment final proposals will be completed The Ann Arbor City Councilt
Dowd is fast becomin a house- The United States contends thatctions increase in the literary college and presented to the City Council unanimously voted last night to
fro 163cot968nLsqe andeetdet teCiyCon invth tt iiihsCm
hold word at the university, all countries two years in arrears from 1963 to 1968, LeVeque made for action. invite the State Civil Rights Com-
and no student should allow must lose their vote in the As- Butcollege hasalreadythe received assurl- the following proposals: First Ward C ounc i1w oman mission to meet with it to con-
himself to g hogaor sml nerAtce1 fteclee a led eevdasr
msel go through four sembly under Article i9 of the ances from its parent groups that -Limit the number of addi- Eunice Burns said that- she hoped sider the city's Fair Housing Or-
years here without allowing UN charter. it will have a broad autonomy in tional freshmen in the calendar that the second phase - placing dinance
himself the luxury of taking a Acceptable Solution determining its internal policies. year 1965 to 200; the proposals before groups for The council discussed the possi-
course from him. A showdown may come when Still Reservations -Restrict the college's fresh- evaluation-could be held down to bility of adopting the declarationi
pon to g perfect op- the 8Assembly reconvenes on Jan. The student advisory group, man class to 3100 annually for two weeks. She pledged her com- of the state constitution's civil
atmosphere geta himall class tin the 18 s nafter holidayrecess wayifdo not- after an hour's debate, reached the next three years; mittee would meet twice or three rights article and may also dis-
situation, where the Dowdism' produce an acceptable solution. unanimity on the idea, but some -Insist on an administration times a week if necessary to speed cuss it with the commission if the
members still had reservations, guarantee that the LSA faculty action. meeting takes place.
comes a bit faster and heavier Hope for a solution center main- Two objections were most promi- will be increased in proportion to Legal Aspects The invitation was suggested by
than under lecture conditions. ly on efforts being made by Thant, nent. the increase in the student body in Mrs. Burns said the third phase former city councilman Wendell E.]
"Each student must take the back at his desk at UN head- First, several members doubted line with additions to the faculty would be the presentation to the Hulcher, the Republicans an-
first prelim, based on the texts. quarters after a nin-day vacation that enough interested and in- in other schools, council of the legal aspects of the nounced candidate for mayor in
From there, the second prelim in the Virgin Islands following an formed students would be avail- LeVeque emphasized that, while study. the April elections, in a letter
and the final can be exempted illness with a peptic ulcer. able to participate in a body deal- increased undergraduate enroll- Councilwoman Burns said the presented to council.
by writing an extended re- ke f That d ing with matters such as the cur- ment can be handled until 1968, study would be completed in 12 The part of the commission's
search paper in place of each. A spo vesman or ant said r um Asserting that such a the literary college's growth rate weeks. She said the firm hoped c
If the prelim and the final heturned over to intereste rkn- group could not be assembled must be slower thereafter. to cut the time to 10 weeks. All evntually adopt, stahcouncat no
are taken, a book report a from today's student body, they agreed that time was a very im-
selection from a prepared read- paper intended to provide a basis am person shall be denied the equal
collegha te stwobeno dsif- II Or1ant element. protection of the laws nor shall
ing list must be handed in." for a solution, and that Thant age at the siuation in re ousingd The committee estimated thatp
-INSIGHT, A Student Guide hoped to have something favor- the study would cost a maximum any person be denied the enjoy-'
to Cornell Courses. able to report by midweek. ferent. ment of his civil or political rights
Others replied that the situa- s To -ght of $12,000. Eight thousand dol- or be discriminated against in the
The interested parties include tion would change if students were lars would be spent by Johnson,
for people, preferably upperclass- the United States, the Soviet Un- given an opportunity to partici- Johnson & Roy while the remain- exercise thereof because of reli-
men, to help evaluate the ques- ion, Britain and France. Under pate in-and hence a reason to Members of the Off-Campus ing $4000 would be used to hire gin
tionnaires. the Asian-African plan, Article 19 think and learn about-the affairs Housing Advisory Board are meet- needed outside consultants. gin.
The final booklet will be pub- would be suspended during the of the college. ing at 8 p.m. tonight with offi- Council, however, appropriated Hulcher explained that the dec-
lished as a special supplement in present Assembly session, and a Some members expressed doubt cials from the Office of Student $5000, pending a University deci- in civil rights matters while the
The Daily. call would be made for voluntary that the college's faculty and the Affairs. sion on co-financing the study. fate of the Fair Housing Ordi-
According to Panhellenic Presi- financial contributions to pay off Regents would grant such power The board was established this The appropriated money will be n fnebeing decided
dent' Ann Wickins, '65, this pro- the $86 million peacekeeping defi- to a group containing students as fall by Student Government Coun- drawn from a contingent fund. Circuit Court
See EIGHT, Page 2 cit. voting members. cil,City No Funds The ordinance is presently in
---....--------- City ~~~Administrator Guy G. Lam- h rinnei reetyi
com, Jr. explained that the Washtenaw Circuit Court pending;
CE AAIChamber of Commerce had no action on Municipal Judge Fran-
funds available for the study and cis O'Brien's unconstitutionality
that the University is being decision last spring.
approached to commit funds. First Ward Councilwoman Mrs.
K1 ingDiscusses English National .Politics The controversy over the re- Eunice Burns, the Democrat's an-
cent moratorium on all high-rise nounced candidate for mayor,;
buildings over 15 stories was aired agreed that the declaration would
By MARILYN SLATER steel industry and would stand a better chance of legislative victory last night at the first of two pub- not hurt the city's civil rights ef-

with a larger majority in Parliament. lie hearings. torts.
Men eresninaros.Mih- Otrs Deort andta
"Prime Minister Harold Wilson is an optimist who believes Men representing various Mich- Other Democrats warned that
he has his personal guardian angel," Prof. Anthony King of Relationship igan electrical contractors, the the measure should not interfere
Magdalen College, Oxford University, said last night in Rackham While studying the relationship between British politicians American Institute of Architects, with strengthening amendments to
and the electorate, King determined that the men who lead Eng- building tradesmen, and interested the Fair Housing Ordinance which
This belief has particular relevance to whether or not the land are actually out-of-touch with their constituents. citizens appeared to ask the coun- were presented to council by Mrs.
lect perhaps as soon as In repeated interviews with governmental figures, including cil not to pass any ordinance re- Burns last month and are present-
Hume, King discovered that they rely heavily on intuition or stricting high-rise development. ly being reviewed by the city's Hu-
March, 1965. , . , a I Several Men man Relations Commission.

LSA Favors
New Four
Day Break
Follows Business
School Move; Others
Likely To Act Soon
The literary college faculty yes
terday yesterday overwhelmingl3
voted in favor of a plan to revise
the exam calendar to give stu-
dents a longer resting period be-
fore final exams.
The proposal, announced by
Dean William Haber of the liter-
ary college after a closed faculty
meeting suggests that students be
given two free class days plus
a weekend to prepare for exams.
The study period would run-either
from Thursday through Sunday
or Saturday through Tuesday.
, Last semester there was only
a one-day break before exams.
Earlier Plan
Yesterday's action is very simi-
lar to a recommendation made by
the school of business administra-
tion faculty last December. How-
ever, this earlier plan does not
specifically provide for. release
from Saturday classes.
"We considered a Sunday
through Tuesday reading period,"
Dean Floyd Bond of the business
administration school remarked.
"Moreover, we requested that con-
sideration be given to the desir-
ability of dispersing the extra
study days throughout the exam
period instead of grouping them
all at the beginning.
Haber did not see any serious
difficulty in reconciling the lit-
erary college and business admin-
istration school proposal.
Know Opinion
"The literary college faculty
acted favorably on a suggestion
from Student Government Coun-
cil relayed by Vice-President for
Academic Affairs R o g e r W.
Heyns," he said. "Our motion is
a recommendation to be submitted
to the administration and, ulti-
mately, to the Regents, who wish-
ed to know the opinion of the
faculty on this matter.
Heyns could not be reached for
comment on possible administra-
tion. action. When the matter
first was considered in December,
he indicated that plans for a
longer reading period could be
implemented in the 1964-'65 cal-
ender year.
Other divisions of the Univer-
sity are also considering the prob-
lem of an extended study period
before final exams.
The education school faculty
will discuss the matter at a meet-
ing this afternoon. While not
wanting to make a definite pre-
diction, education school Dean
William Olson said that he an-
ticipated a favorable response to
the longer study period proposal.
There are indications that the
engineering school, too, will fall
in line with the literary college
and business administration school
Dean Stephen Attwood of the
engineering school said that, since
engineering students often take
supplementary courses in the lit-
erary college, it would be awkward
for the two divisions to operate
with different reading period pro-
"I believe that our faculty will
probably go along with the lit-
erary college recommendation," he
said. "However, no action will be
taken before our February meet-

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Hearings Tonight
Interfraternity Council's execu-


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