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February 16, 1960 - Image 2

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16,'1960

Stresses Local Two-

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Year College Studyl
"dovetail with the University pro- pected to have as much ability as
grams," for the students who the student in the engineering
would transfer at the end of the college here."6
two year period and special tech- The transfer student to the
nical programs for those who University from the community
would end their education with colleges which now exist (there
the community college. are 16 of them in Michigan alone)
Could Equal usually does as well, if not bette'
"There is no reason why the than the student who attends the
program cannot equal the level of University from his freshman
the four-year college or univer- year, Prof. Young pointed out.
sity. Even in the technical pro- Another advantage of the com-
gram the student would be ex- munity college is its possible value
as a screening process for students
who might not be able to cope
with the work at a four-year col-
lege. "It would cost the taxpayer
less per capital to keep these stu-
dents out of the four-year col-
leges" than to carry him as a dead
weight for a year, using up class-
room space only to be dropped at
the end, he said. ro1e dl
R: To Be Dropped
"No teacher can be at his best
with a large group and with in-
competent students." With the
.~* community college system these U
students will be dropped at the
.5 local level, and at less expense to r
the taxpayer.
Prof. Young said that the Uni-
versity is well equipped to cope U
with the increased numbers of
transfers which the community
college program would provide.
"We are constantly working on SAT., F
articulation problems with trans-
Alan Seager of the English de- fers," he said, and would expect TICKETS
ns to hold a writing conference little difficulty in assimilation of
the community collegestudents. ON SALE
Meets Needs
"We feel that this program
[ meets the needs of the people of
Michigan in a manner impossible
in state or private institutions."
ling Seminar The community college would THE S(
provide a two-year program aimed
primarily at local students who N
will be able to commute easily to * N ' I
was discussed by a panel of four: the campus. The classes are small
Ralph Ellison, author of the "In- and taught by "experienced, suc-
visible Man," Dwight MacDonald, cessful teachers, perhaps not with
a member of "The New Yorker" doctorates, but with a minimum
staff, Norman Mailer, author of of a masters degree.
"The Deer Park." and Mark Har- The college offers both a tech-A
ris, author of "Wake Up, Stupid." nical and a two-year liberal arts
The symposium continued for program designed for the degree-
two days, Prof. Seager related. The bound student who would trans-
moderator of the first panel was fer to a four-year college at the
Paul Engle and Arnold Gingrich, end of the two years.
publisher of Esquire Magazine,
served as moderator on the second To Consider
panel.
Open Meetings
The panel discussions are always M usi c Faith AT
open meetings, Prof. Seager con-
ArihitctdreREGULA
The 1960 symposium will be held Architecture PRICE
at San Francisco State College,
and the exact date of the confer- Four lectures are scheduled for
ence to be held here in the follow- today.
ing year will not be set until some- At 9 a.m. in Rackham Assembly
time that year. Hall, Adele Marcus will deliver a Read a
"The reason for this is that the music school lecture, "The Many
times of the appearance of the Facets of a Teachers Art." Miss
four panelists have to be coordi- Marcus is a pianist and teacher
nated," Prof. Seager explained. at the Julliard School of New
Prof. Seager is acting as re- York.
gional editor for the recently re- Prof. Martin Schwarzchild of
vived "Story Magazine." Princeton University will describe
Glad To Look "Astronomical Photographs for
"I am interested in short story High Altitude Balloons," at 4:15
contributors," he said, "I will be p.m. in Rackham Amphitheatre.
glad to look at manuscripts from The University Institute of Science
anyone who is interested and who and Technology is sponsor.
feels that their writing is of a "Constantine and the Christian
professional quality." Bascilica" will be the topic of
The editors of "Story Magazine" Prof. Richard Krautlheimer of New
are Whit Burnett of New York and York University. Sponsored by the
William Pelden of the University University and the American
of Missouri. The magazine will pay Academy of Rome, Prof. Kraut- of S
anywhere from $40 to $75 for an heimer will speak at 4:15 p.m. in
accepted story. Auditorium B, Angell Hall.
The magazine was published Sandro Sarti of the Agape Con-
from 1930 until 1950. When it first munity in Italy will discuss "Com-
came out some of its contributors munism's Impress on Religions,"
were Faulkner, Hemingway, and an Office of Religions Affairs lec-
it printed the first story that ture at 4:15 p.m. in Aud. A, Angell
Saroyan ever sold. Hall.
Tomorrow, three lectures are

Outplanned. "Economy of Thought,"
To .Give Outby visiting Prof. Herman Zanstra See the
of the astronomy department,
Quesionn ires "The Three R's and the U.S.S.R."
ibestionnaires byUniversity Relations Director
Lyle Nelson and "The New School
Every sixth student will receive of the Malayan Painters," by Prof.
a Student Government Council Michael Sullivan of the University
student opinion questionnaire early of Singapore.
this week.
Twenty-eight questions ranging
from orientation to discrimination
will sample student stands on
campus topics of concern. The A l
Survey Research Center's IBM ma-
chine will tabulate 4,000 ques- DIAL NO 2-6264
tionnaires.
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