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October 25, 1978 - Image 7

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Council studies new
commercial high-rise

The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, October 25, 1978-Page 7,
Feldkamp on search committee
recommendations, the ultimate
By STEVEN SHAER The ten members were chosen at the The members of the Alumni Search responsibility is with the Regents.
The Alumni Association has announ- Oct. 13 Executive Committee meeting. Committee are: Fleming Barbour, Mary Wiedenbeck George, presently
ed the ten members of the Alumni M.D., '36, M.S. '40; Sara Sun Beale, '71, reference librarian at the graduate
?residential Search Committee which THE ALUMNI reached for comment J.D. '74; Robert Briggs, '25, M.B.A. '28; library, commented on her dual role as
ncludes a graduate from each decade refused to give any indication on what John English, '36 Ed., Ph.D. '51; John search committee member and staff
ince the 20's, including John they might look for in a new president Feldkamp, B.A. '61, J.D. '65; Mary representative, "It is appropriate to
yeldkamp, former director of housing until after the committee's first Wiedenbeck George, B.A. '69, M.A. '75; hdve a staff member on the committee
it the University. meeting tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. Margaret Ayers Host, '38 A.M. '40; and the committee will welcome this

A nine-story commercial building
may be constructed on the corner of
Main and Huron if the plan presented to
City Council Monday night is approved
when it comes up for a vote in a few
A model of the burnished brick and
- opaque glass complex was presented by
the architects of Hobbs and Black
Assoc. Architect Bill Hobbs said one of
the most attractive features of the of-
fice and shop complex is the urban park
planned for the lower level, which
would include benches and plants and
might resemble the Liberty Plaza
common area.
THE OWNER of the property, Ann
Arbor attorney Leo Angelos, is a par-
tner in the Fleetwood Realty Co. That
firm has built numerous high-rises in
the Chicago Loop area, according to
Hobbs told Council parking could not
be incorporated into the plan for three
Fhe parking provisions would eliminate
the open park space;

* such provisions would render the
project economically unfeasible;
" the lot size is too small to permit
parking space on it.
The cost of the complex is estimated
at approximately $5 million, and
backers hope construction can begin at
the start of the next building season in
the spring. Hobbs said bids could be
submitted beginning in January,
provided that Council approves the
Following the meeting, Mayor Louis
Belcher said that he knew of expressed
opposition to the project. He added that
the Downtown Advisory Committee,
and the downtown business
organizations are in favor of the plan.
A parking-exempt ordinance applies
to the district in which the building
would be located, and therefore people
using the facility would have to rely on
area surface lots and structures.
Dennis Serras was the only citizen
who spoke on the subject during the
publichearing devoted to the project.
He lauded the plan as a step toward
downtown revitalization and noted it as
a reversal of the shift of resources to
the Briarwood shopping mall area.
"I would hope people would like to see
Ann Arbor come back."


Feldkamp served as the University's
housing director for eleven years
before resigning his post in Sept. 1977.
He gave up his position to become the
general manager of services at Prin-
ceton University.-
ROBERT FORMAN, executive direc-
tor of the Alumni Association said,
"The interesting thing about the com-
mittee is its diversity, we wanted
women and were conscious of minority
Forman added that the association
was particularly interested in finding a
representative with a background in
the health sciences. He also noted the
range of ages on the committee.

The members of the Alumni Search
Committee are: Fleming Barbour,
M.D., '36, M.S. '40; Sara Sun Beale, '71,
J.D. '74; Robert Briggs, '25, M.B.A. '28;
John English, '36 Ed., Ph.D. '51; John
Feldkamp, B.A. '61, J.D. '65; Mary
Wiedenbeck George, B.A. '69, M.A. '75;
Margaret Ayers Host, '38 A.M. '40;
Samuel Krugliak, '38, J.D. '41, (curren-
tly president of the Alumni
Association); Horace Rodgers,'48, J.D.
'51; and Richard Schalk, '71 Mgmt.
THE ALUMNI reached for comment
refused to give any indication on what
they might look for in a new president
until after the committee's first
meeting tomorrow at 9:00 a.m.

Samuel Krugliak, '38, J.D. '41, (curren-
tly president of the Alumni
Association); Horace Rodgers, '48, J.D.
'51; and Richard Schalk, '71 Mgmt.
The alumni contacted described their
role in choosing the president as impor-
"THE ALUMNI have put a lot into
the University and have taken a lot
from it," commented Margaret Ayers
Robert Briggs, who served on the
Regents Committee which chose
President Fleming said, "The alumni
are deeply involved in the activities of
the University. All the committees
(student, faculty and alumni) make


Feldkam p

Vasectomies reversible


'Farber freed;

Jascalevich acquitted

(Continued from Page 1)

WASHINGTON (AP) - Voluntary
sterilization, particularly in men, is in-
creasingly becoming a reversible
method of birth control as
microsurgical techniquesare improved
and standardized, according to a new
report on contraceptive technology.
The report, published Monday by the
Population Crisis Committee, says the
best surgical centers already have suc-
cess rates as high as 90 per cent in
reversing vasectomies in men who did
not suffer extensive tissue destruction
during the original sterilization.
"With standardization of sterilization

procedures to maximize the chances of
reversal, the success rate of reversal
procedures will increase," the commit
tee predicted.
THE COMMITTEE said severf
months ago that voluntary sterilization
is now the world's leading contracep-
tive method.
The nonprofit organization, which
promotes population control, also said
Monday that chemically treated
devices, including condoms that
dissolve and hormone-dispensing
vaginal rings, are likely to be the next
birth control methods on the market.

From Wire Service Re
day found Dr. Mario Ja
nocent of murdering th

Although the Judiciary consists of
seven faculty and seven student mem-
bers, only three from each group serve
on each individual case. The faculty
members are appointed by the LSA
Executive Committee and serve two-
year terms, while the student members
are selected by the LSA Student Gover-
nment for one-year stints.
The judiciary is charged with con-
sidering circumstances surrounding
each cheating case a professor or
student brings before it, deciding the
guilt or innocence of the accused, and
setting penalties in cases where the ac-
cused is found guilty.
In the 1977-78 academic year, 38 cases
of student academic dishonesty were
tried, with 18 such cases tried the
preceding year, and 19 the year before
Nissen said the case figures are low
because- professors often handle
questions of student dishonesty directly
with the individuals in question.
The judiciary gets the go-ahead to
deal with eheating cases after they are
determined to involve violations cited
under the Code of Academic Conduct.
The code, developed in 1973, contains
provisions for cases involving
plagiarism, cheating, and fabrication
of records and official documents.
Before accused students appear at a
hearing, they are given a "Manual of
Procedures," which explains the steps
their case will follow. The manual also
explains the appeals process, states the
legal rights of parties involved, and
lists the verdicts that could be taken.
BUT NISSEN said the manual isn't
always effective, and that he knows of
cases in which students had their
charges dismissed because of
technicalities within the manual.
"The procedure manual works
reasonably well," he said. "It was
never designed to be a legal document.
We don't pretend to imitate a court of
law. If that were the case, you could
punch a hole in every line, in every
thought of that document." The
manual, he added, is designed only to
provide students with "due process."
Actions ranging from a letter of
reprimand to permanent expulsion
from the University are among those
spelled out in the manual. But Nissen
said in the past year, the trend has been
towards stricter penalization.
"ONE OF THE complaints .lodged
against the judiciarya few years ago
was that the actions they took were too
light. I think there's a general shift
toward a more serious interpretation of
the code."
Bradwick agrees that, of late, the
judiciary has tightened up.
"I see the students in the appeal
procedure," he said, "and too often
they are surprised that they have
received a serious penalty - and that
makes us very uncomfortable."
WHEN AN appeal is requested, a
minimum of two students and two
faculty members sit on the board, with
Bardwick presiding. Students found
guilty after this step have no alter-
native but to face the consequences.
In addition to facing up to the penalty,
students have the violation recorded on
their transcript. In some instances, if
students have cleaned up their records,
they can have mention of the violation
erased from their transcript. But, as
Nissen explained, the students'troubles
1 0% A MEW 01 I

would not be over at that point, patients, while a judge 1
"Just about every professional and York Times reporter M,
graduate school to which a student may from a jail where he was
want to apply has an application form, refusing to turn over notes
and one of the questions will be: 'Have Jascalevich, 51, of Eng
you ever been found guilty of academic N.J., had been on trial si
dishonesty? If so describe.' Even with for allegedly murderin
nothing on the transcript, the student patients at Riverdell
must still face this question," he said. Oradell, N.J. in 1965 and 19
ACCORDING TO both faculty and FARBER HAD compil
student board members, the judiciary's pages of notes while prep
impact is substantial. of articles on the murder
"The interests of the students are ticles led to Jascalevich'si
very much looked after," stated Carl charges of killing ther
Parisi, who has served three years on overdoses of curare, a mu
the board. "Each student has the op- The jailing of Farber a
portunity to state his own case, and to fines against the Times
state why he committed the infraction, nationwide attention on
if he so wishes." between the rights to a fre
Dick Brazee, interim chairman of the fair trial. The case may st
judiciary and LSA student government by the U.S. Supreme Cour
president, also said the board is doing The jury had r
an effective job. Jascalevich case Mond
hours of instruction by
~William Arnold. "Murder
"STUDENTS GET a fair hearing on first-degree murder,'
guilt or innocence - after that, the Premeditated murder, by
group makes the final decisions. I like a mandatory sentence of3
the present formula of the review he added.
committee and don't think any changes
are needed. We don't need uniform
penalties, but I do believe the judiciary onJ CAE.CHAD,
should consider the education value of he$150,000 bail.
punishment, rather than just the The 12 jurors and one al
punitive value," he said. being sequestered overni
Dean Nissen, involved only as coor- to the Bergen County C
dinator and informational source to the review testimony by a t
program, said the LSA judiciary servs said it is impossible to fin
the interests of all students and faculty. muscle relaxant which
"They are going to be very thorough. claim Jascalevich used
They are not going to convict anyone on patients in the mid-1960s
the grounds of remote circumstantial ter the deaths.
evidence. In fact, the judiciary might Proving the presenceo
be nore restrictive than a court of law, considered key to J
in this respect, because a law court will prosecution.
frequently convict on the basis of strong
circumstantial evidence, he said." But SHORTLY BEFORE
here, you must have documentary was announced, Sup
evidence before they will take any Judge Theodore Traut
strong action. Farber released from the
ty Jail on a civil conte
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A jury yester-'
ascalevich in-
hree hospital
released New
4yron Farber
s confined for
in the case.
lewood Cliffs,
nce February
ng the three
Hospital in
ed some 4,000
aring a series
case. The ar-
indictment on
patients with
scle relaxant.
nd leveling of
had focused
the conflict
ee press and a
ill be taken up
eceived the
ay after 112
y trial judge
,r by poison is
' he said.
y law, carries
life in prison,
emained free
lternate, after
ight, returned
Courthouse to
oxologist who
d curare-the
to kill three
-10 years af-
of curare was
the verdict
perior Court
wein ordered
Bergen Coun-
empt penalty.

Trautwein said a six-month criminal
penalty would be suspended. The judge
said that since the case had gone to the
jury, he would no longer keep Farber
imprisoned for withholding his notes as
Farber had last been jailed Oct. 12 for
refusing to surrender notes in the case.
The newsman spent 27 days in jail in
The Times, which was also convicted
of contempt, had paid $265,000 in fines,
including a $100,000 criminal penalty
and $5,000 daily, Times Attorney
Eugene Scheiman said Monday.
Rosenthal estimated the Farber case
has cost the New York Times $1 million.
He said the precedent set by the fines
and the power to fine may have a
chilling effect on other newspapers
around the country.
"Many newspapers throughout the
country may be worried about the
precedents set by. these fines," Rosen-
thal said.

"Maxine Virtue is an attorney of outstanding ability whose
intelligence, energy and commitment to the public interest
qualify her for judicial office. I know that the people of
Washtenaw County will be very well served if Maxine Virtue
becomes their next probate judge."

Leon Cohan, Detroit Edison
Vice President & General Councel

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