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Seventy-Four Years of Editorial Freedom




Award Program Expands Elections

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By SHIRLEY ROSICK award recipients have dropped outI
Despite the fact that the first of the University because of aca-
gDespite thenfat tht he irt ydemic difficulties and three have
left because of personal problems.
the Equal Opportunity Scholar- Of the remaining students, those
ship Award Program has hadaca- on probation for failing to main-
demic difficulties, the administra- taro a "C" average constitute 35
tion is sufficiently satisfied with prnt C thero.
theproramtoconinu an e er cntof the group.
the program to contmue and even This is about 15 per cent above
The program was created to the University-wide failure aver-
attract students from education- age for first-semester freshmen.
ally deprived areas who, because Expected To Improve
of lack of money or motivation, The students are expected to
would otherwise not have attend- improve their academic averages
ed college. as sophomores. Vice-President for
An administrative official said Academic Affairs Roger W. Heyns
yesterday that three of the 70 said yesterday that the "good per-
formances by the first group of
students has justified our faith in
them and encourages us to con-
G roesbeck tinue this program and to expand
it in the next two years."
A Heyns said that the University
A nnounces will offer awards to about 75
freshmen next fall and starting in
" 1966 will offer awards to disad-
G uldelineS vantaged students transferring
from junior colleges and to high
school graduates who have work-
By MICHAEL DEAN ed for a year or two before decid-
ing to attend college.
A statement of recently-issued Recipients of the first awards1
qualifications to be met by out- were chiefly Detroit-area Ne-
of-state applicants to the Univer- gos lhuhteaad r
siyde o moyUiesity grows, although the awards are
sidoes not embody University open to all Michigan residents
policy towards out-of-state ad- and carry no racial restrictions.
missions, Director of Admissions and cary no aca

are in the engineering school, one
is in the architecture and design
school and one is in the education
Awards program director Mur-






ray Jackson is available to the
students for any extra counseling Th University of Calisfornia'si
they might want. Jackson attri-Board of Regents decision, this
buted much of the students' first- to overturn the results iM
term academic difficulty to their of two elections by students and M oves
problems with social adjustment. faculty may spark additional pro-
probems wit soial adjstdents tests on the Berkeley campus.
He said that since the students The board voted to reverse the
background and are of a different month which would have permit-
ethnic group. than most Udver esutsdh issi of eltaoedast
sity students, they lack self-con- dents to the Associated Students G r Staffs
eis thnic grou , the acmos lfUne- ted the admission of graduate stu- Ga d fiH adt e'td nsh veb e f th nvriy f C lfri
fidence. of the University of California
He said the students have been~ (ASUC). The proposal received
encouraged to participate in ex- the approval of both undergrad- . By ROBERT BENDELOW
tracurricuar activities to help uate and graduate students in sep- i At its meeting last night, Inter-
with the adjustment. . arate elections held a week apart, quadrangle Council passed a mo-
As the students become fami- Fifty per cent of the undergrad- tion asking that all residence hail
liar with the different environ- uates voted-a record turnout. staffmen, starting at an unspeci-
ment and find their way into the The regents reportedly based fied time in the future, be gradu-
mainstream of college life, aca- their decision on the fact that a ate students, and that they be
demic difficulties are disappear- majority of grads did not partici- from varied fields.
ing, he saidopate in the election, and that the Members assailed the Univer-'
To acquaint them with the number of affirmative votes did sity's policy of concentrating on
Univesty's expttmith t not total two-thirds of the to- { the educational fields, to the ex-
University's expectations, 33 Of ctaIvote. ;lusion of others.
the award recipients last summer Since membership in ASUC is Another motion passed at the'
attended a four-week program accompanied by compulsory dues, meeting protested the 'policy of
consisting of codstudy ski rsad the regents did not think the dues reserving non-converted rooms for
mpemes on fre shman English e- should be imposed on the major- athletes. The West Quad represen-
lecturn frsm Enity by an actual minority. tative noted that only three study'

Faculty Viet Group
Plans. New Activity

Estimate 30
Badly Hurt
jAmbassador Suffers
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1.j a uauav U.

The University's Faculty Comm
began organizing itself for future a
After much debate the comm
solved to organize a nation-wide
munity support, and to supportt
Washington being held April 17 by
Prof. William A. Gamson oft
man for the group, said that "in
support and assistance, on a tutc
students who participate in the
march on Washington."
New YorkI
The nation-wide teach-in was
3 onsedVfr New Vrk t a the1


Bryon L. Groesbeck indicated yes-}
terday. They are, rather, guide-
lines to be used by high school
counselors for channeling applica-
cations, he said.
The statement explains that
since the University does not have
space to admit all out-of-state
freshman applicants who may be
"fully-qualified," the admissions
office encourages applications
from only those students who meet
additional requirements.
In the eyes of the admissions
office, the statement explains, a
normally "fully-qualified" student
is one who :
-earns a "B" average or above
in a college preparatory program,
especially in courses closely relat-
ed to his chosen program of stu-
-does not permit his current
academic record to show a decline;
-earns a total score (Verbal+
Math) of 1000 or above on the
College Board Scholastic Aptitude,
Test (550 in Math for Engineering
and Architecture applicants);
-presents a strong personal rec-
ord, including such qualities as a
serious attitude toward study, self-
reliance, and creative interests
-receives favorable recommen-
dations and comments from his
high school counselor or principal.
Other Limits
However, because of the limita-
tions. on out-of-state enrollment,
the statement lists additional
qualifications that should be pos-
sessed by out-of-state applicants
for the various University schools.
For the literary college the ad-
ditional qualifications are:
-ranking in the top 10 per
cent of high school class in a col-

The R e g e n ts initiated the1
awards program last spring, after1
surveys conducted by a top-rank-
ing Detroit school administrator
revealed that there were a "pa-
thetically small number" of Ne-
groes, about 200 full-time stu-
dents, at the University.
Along with special academic
and personal counseling, thisf
year's 70 freshman award win-
ners received grants of from $1804
to $1650 apiece.
Ne'arly all the students will"
work during the summer to earn'
money for their sophomore year;
the remainder of the money they
need will be supplied by the Uni-
versity in the form of scholar-
ships, loans and part-time jobs.
Of the 64 award recipients nowI
enrolled, 44 are in the literary;
college, five each are in the1
music and nursing schools, eight;

Jackson said that there area
tentative plans for this summer's
program to involve the new award
winners with some of those who
participated in last summer's pro-
gram and with other educationally
deprived students who could also
benefit from the program.
Jackson said that in the first
year of the program it was much
easier to recruit applicants for
the opportunity awards from the
large and nearby Detroit area
rather than scout the entire state.
As the program becomes more
widely known, there will be less
of a necessity to recruit students
and more students from different
areas of Michigan will apply for
the awards, he predicted.
Three - hundred applications,
more than half of them from out-I
side the Detroit area, have alreadyI
been received for next fall's
awards, he said.

The regents also overturned a
two-to-one vote by the Academic
Senate to postpone the presently-
scheduled 1965 conversion to the
quarter system to a year later.
Sheldon Wolin of California's
political science department, whoa
made the proposal, said, "we need-
d the extra year to institute{
academic retorms."
Reform Talks
Decide 'Noh-ing
A scheduled meeting on fiscal
reform specifics between House
Speaker Joseph Kowalski (D-De-
troit) and Gov. George Romneyj
yielded no results yesterday.
Romney and Kowalski agreed to
meet again for further discussion
sometime next week.

rooms existed in the quad, and United Nations, Washington or on
C moved to r est the adn- nationally closed circuit televi-
istration to establish a central Ilo.Ti rpsli tl en
furniture storage area, while con- sion. This proposal is still being
verting the emptied rooms to The committee has received
studyhails, t Csupport from many universities
entherferngit Counc presenr- across the country. At present it
ed the meeting with a revised pro- was reported that 48 universities
{posal for conducting rush pio- an olgswr lnigdm
grams in residence halls. The re- oatonlgs smlr tothegUni-
vise proram llow IFCto Ie onstrations similar to the Uni-
vised program allows IFC to give versity's. Ann A r b o r church
a more detailed picture of fra- groups, Michigan State University
n a oint action, Assembly and a Flint Community Peace
House Council and IQC have sub- Council have requested that rep-
mitted a letter to the Office of resentatives be sent to advise them
miteda lttr t te Ofie o Ion how to organize their own
Student Admissions commending acl -ins.
the closure of freshman admis- teco t ps n o
sions, AHC President Georgia Ber- lution introduced by Gerald M.
land, '67, disclosed yesterday. Weinberg, Grad, stating that, "We
The closure was announced by move that the group organize it-
0the admissions, office on March;mettteg gronporganizeoi-I
10th. at which time 4.800 of the self to begin action on a nation-
wide teach-in.
12,300 applications received had;
been accepted, a 32 per cent in- "TContinue Momentum
erease over s ea r "The goal of this activity will

iittee to End the War in Viet Nam 20 Vietnamese Killed
ction last night. SAIGON OP)-A huge bomb ex-
ittee, now including students, re- ploded at the United States em-
teach-in, to mobolize local com- bassy in Saigon yesterday, caus-
the Viet Nam protest march on ing scores of casualties among
Students for a Democratic Society. Americans and Vietnamese.
the sociology department, spokes- At least one American secre-
dividual faculty will pledge their tary was killed instantly and an-
)rial basis or otherwise, to those other may have died of his
--- -------- wounds.
The tremendous force of the
N ew S alarvbomb-estimated to weigh 250
pounds and apparently parked in
a vehicle outside-killed at least
eight Vietnamese in buildings op-
A se1 posite the embassy.
30 Wounded
on rose An American medical officer said
I on rom zse about 30 Americans were wound-
ed, 10 of them gravely.
Deputy U.S. Ambassador U.
By PHYLLIS KOCH Alexis Johnson, the ranking Amer-
University faculty have gener- ican in the building, was cut
ally accepted the revised faculty slightly on the face by flying
salary policy as a satisfactory glass. He said he was not hurt
"compromise," according to Prof. badly.
James N. Morgan of the eco- "We have been hit. We will
nomics department, vice-chair- need some medical assistance."
man of the Senate Advisory Com- Remove Injured
mittee on University Affairs. Johnson supervised the removal
The dlast of the injured by ambulance to
Fridaey brevision annonAcademc the U.S. Navy hospital 10 blocks
Affairs, makes the summer ses- away. He was the last of the cas-
sion equal to a regular term in ualties to leave the scene.
regard to faculty salaries. The blast heavily damaged the
The financial aspects of the office of Ambassador Maxwell D.
policy remain the same as those Taylor, who is in Washington re-
presented in a proposed salary porting to President Lyndon B.
scale policy released last year for Johnson on the intensifying U.S.
the trimester system, which would military effort against the Viet
have given the faculty 22 per cent Cong and the retaliatory air
of their regular salary for teach- strikes against Communist North
on hlf oftheireViet Nam.

4.i ccaoc vvc.t ictot, ic"c ..

' Proxmire Introduces Fishing Proposal

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a sec-
ond part of a two-part series on
research in the Great Lakes.
Sen. William Proxmire (D-j
Wis) asked the Senate yesterday'
for a research and development
program to revitalizetroubled
Great Lakes fishing industry.
He based his proposal on the
serious trouble due to sea lam-
rey depredation and pollution of
the lakes and tributary streams."

lege preparatory program, Proxmire's proposal came on the
-College Board Scholastic Ap- day the Eighth Annual Confer-
titude Test score (Verbal+Math) ence on Great Lakes Research
of 1200 or above and started. With 200 zoologists, 'bot-
-a. strong personal record and anists, chemists, meteorologists
recommendations from the high and public health authorities in'
school counselor or principal, attendance, the conference start--
( For the College of Engineering ed off with a presentation of'
and the architecture program in technical papers.
the College of Architecture and These were followed by a speech
Design, an out-of-state applicant by Prof. Dmitri Shimkin of the
should also: University of Illinois and a pan-
-earn a "B" average or above el discussion on "Human Ecol-
in a college preparatory program ogy and Resource Management."
(B-r in math and science)
have a College' Board score of Water Pollution
over 500 in the Verbal test and One of the subjects the panel
600 in the Math test discussed was water pollution. In'
-have strong personal recom- an earlier interview, David C.
mendations from the high school Chandler, director of the Great
counselor or principal. Lakes Research Division of the In-
Music, Art stitute of Science and Technology
For the School of Music and the had expressed his opinions on the
Art program in the College of subject of water pollution.
Architecture and Design, an ap- -------
plicant should:
-earn a "B" average or above Joint Body To
in a college preparatory program
-escore 500o aboe in tthe Col-
lege Board SAT Verbal test StudyP li ie
-possess a strong personal rec-
ord and recommendations from In what appears to be a newy
the counselor or principal. approach to campus student acti-
Nursing, Pharmacy vism, a University administrator-
For the school of Nursing, Col- student anti-apartheid group has
lege of Pharmacy, School of Na- beu'on lnnn o o-
turl Rsouces LadscpeArchi- begun joint planning for a con-
tural Resources, Landscape A ference which would study Uni-,
tecture Program in the College versity investments in corpora-
of Architecture and Design, In- Ltions which take allegedly uneth-
dustrial Arts and Physical Edu- alrcapoion.
cation Programs in the School of ical racial positions.
Education, all "fully-qualified" ap- Susanne Orrin, '65, spokesman
plicants will be given full con-'for the student group, said the
sideration. idea for the conference was sug-
Groesbeck indicated that the gested by Vice-President for Stu-
statement is basically the same as dent Affairs Richard Cutler after,

The Great Lakes are the larg-
est masses of fresh water in the
world, yet there is an increas-
ing probability that these masses
may become polluted, he said.
Chandler proposed that the so-
lution to the problem is a "mas-
ter plan" to coordinate all the
water resources in the Great Lakes
Although this proposal may
appear extremely simple to imple-
ment, Chandler pointed out that
there were numerous intervening;
No One Broadminded
In the first place, nobody is
broadminded enough to handle
such a plan. He said that each
one of the five Great Lakes ef-
fect one another. For political rea-
sons, creation of a master plan
by any one person would gener-
ate a conflict of interest.
Chandler feels that an imnar-
tial group such as a foundation
should undertake such a project.
The Great Lakes are important
to industry for the disposal of
wastes, he pointed out. Rightj
now, it is technically feasible to
treat wastes, that are emptied into
the lakes, in such a way to neu-
tralize their bad effects.
Why isn't it done? Because it
is too expensive.
Different Angle
Chandler, however, approachec
the subject of cost from a slightly
different angle than an indus-
He maintains that the issue i-
not the cost of treating wastes
being dumped into the Great
Lakes, as well as rivers aril
streams which emoty into the
Great Lakes, but rather the cost
of not treating the wastes.
"The Great Lakes are not only
a source of drinking water. th"
are a recreational and indi atrial
area," he said. "How much wul
it cost to lose the Lakes as a
recreational area? How mu ',
would it cost the fisheries ari
other related industries to lose the
Great Lakes?
flow Miwh?
"How much would it cost t
lose the Great Lakes as a source

However, Chandler also pointed:
out that in the long run it would1
be more expensive to, and less
satisfactory, for example, to de-
salt ocean water for drinking pur-]
poses. When this time comes,1
something will be done, he said,]
but asked "why wait until it is7
too late?"1
An analogy can be drawn be-
tween the water pollution prob-]
lem and the overcrowded schools.3
Baby Boom
In the baby boom, administra-
tors knew the time was comm;
when present facilities would beI
inadequate, but for one reason or I
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

another they did not prepare for
the baby boom. The result is over-
crowding in schools.
In the same sense water pol-
lution is fast becoming a major
problem in the Great Lakes. Un-
less something is done, the Great
Lakes may be lost to man as a
source of fresh water.
Chandler emphasized that Lake
Erie is already in trouble. Oxygen
within the water is becoming'
scarce, he said.
Chandler used the species of
fish caught in the fishing indus-
try since 1925 as an index of the
growing pollution problem.

be to continue the momentum
and the spirit of the original
teach-in - namely to bring the
unique contributions of the intel-
lectual community to work on
teaching the people of the United
States the factual and theoretical
basis for our opposition to present
policy in the Viet Nam war."
The committee divided itself in-
to ad hoc groups concentrating on
the national teach-in, the com-
munity mobilization and the SDS
march on Washington. These ad
hoc committees will meet sepa-
rately to decide further action.
The next action will originate
from these committees, Gamson
Some Action
Indications are there will be
some action at the University to
increase the interest of students
for . participation in the march.
What this action will be has yet
to be decided.

ing half of the summer session,
Revised Policy
Under the revised policy faculty
will be paid on the basis of a full
nine-month's appointment as has
been done in the past. It was
around this definition of the aca-
demic appointment year that the
controversy over the first draft
The faculty, defining the aca-
demic year as the eight months
spent teaching, asserted that they
should be paid one-eighth their
University-year rate for each
month spent in the summer ses-
sion-resulting in their being paid
25 per cent of their salary for the
two months of the half term
The Senate Advisory Committee
on Economic Status of the Faculty
prepared a report supporting the
eight-month scheme and present-
ed it before the Senate last No-
vember. The committee then en-
gaged in a continuing series of
discussions with the Office of
Academic Affairs which made the
final decision.
Many Positions
"We tried to incorporate into
the nine-month scheme as many
of the Senate Committee's posi-
tions as possible," Assistant to the
Vice-President for Academic Af-
fairs N. Edd Miller said yesterday.
"The compromise proposal is a
good instance of administrators
working with faculty groups to
reach a satisfactory conclusion,"
he added.
Commenting on the faculty's
reaction to the final policy, Asso-
ciate Dean D. A. Leabo of the#
business school and ehsir n m f

Formal Dinner
In Washington, President John-
son received word of the blast
during a formal dinner for the
visiting president of the African
nation of Upper Volta. The White
House indicated there would be no
immediate public comment from
Taylor also had no immediate
An American official in Saigon
said there were about 150 people
See Related Story, Page 3
in the embassy at the time of
the blast. Most of the injuries
were from flying glass and bricks.
At His Desk
Ambassador Johnson was at his,
desk when the explosion ripped,
through the building. The blast
overturned furniture and smash-
ed windows.
A gaping hole was ripped in the
facade of the five-story concrete
Among the injured was Robert
Miller, deputy chief of the embas-
sy's political section. His condition
was not immediately known.
An embassy official, Richard
Cleveland of Wayne, Pa., said
Miller's office was slashed by fly-
ing glass and that he suffered
serious cuts. Others in the office
appeared to have been critically
injured, Cleveland said.
Shortly after the midmorning
explosion, American and Vietna-
mese teams began hosing down
the debris-filled street around the
embassy. They cordoned off the

White America" to be presented by the Professional Theatre Progra
Arts Festival.
inWIhi~te Ameri ca' A

the fac uUl1committee, said "thearea for fear of another bomb.
tfaculty v ccepitede oicye aea45 Tons
fcultyaveccmmptedte polic The explosion came a day after
There will be no more debates in U.S. Navy planes dumped 45 tons
the Senate and as far as I'm con- U.SbNmvsplnesorumpetns,
cerned, it's a closed issue." ! of bombs on North Vietnamese
d 'dand other installations on Bach
The present revised policy will Long Island pursuing a demolition
hown here in a scene from "In apply equitably to staff members job started last Friday. Forty-
am as a part of the 1965 Creative employed in any fraction of the two fighter-bombers and an es-
calendar year, or for all of the cort of unannounced strength
calendar year, and it will apply made the raid.
to faculty members engaged in Witnesses who came upon the
teaching or research. scene just before the blast said
New Standard they saw a sedan halt near the
The revised policy establises a embassy and two men leap out.
standard of payment based on a The two ran and he thought po-
ed a basis for a thought-provoking new concept for an "annual salary lice might have fired a shot or
play. wage," which has been substituted two at them. An instant later,
Krystall, born in South Africa, for the previous "University-year t hmh uwnt nff


Arts Festival and the Professional
Theater Program, opening tonight
in Trueblood Aud.

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