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Vol. LXXXI I, No. 79 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, January 14, 1972 Ten Cents

Ten Pages

Regents given
procedure plan
o 'U' judiciary
A manual of procedure for the new University judicial
system was presented to the Regents yesterday, indicating
completion of the first step toward implementation of the
The judicial system, approved by the Regents last April,
will provide student and faculty judicial panels which will
initially review alleged violations of rules by members of the
University community.
The system also provides for a three-member panel of
presiding judges, one of whom will be a student.
The manual presented to the Regents outlines the pro-
cedures whereby the panel will hear cases. The 64-page docu-
% ment was discussed by the Re-

Knauss may retain

post a
Search for
new OSS VP
goes slowly
The announcement yester-
day that departing University,
Vice President for Student
Services Robert Knauss will
remain at his post on a tem-
porary basis, comes in light of
reports that the;search com-
mittee charged with finding
his successor may be well over
a month and a half from com-
pleting its work.
.The 10-member committee, con-
sisting of five students, three fac-
ulty members and two staff mem-
bers from the Office of Student
Services (OSS), was formed in late
November and has been meeting,
since last December.
According to committee member
Jerry DeGrieck, '72, the committee
currently has a list of about 85!


Tax vote,
*3 races on
Feb. ballot
The first of many opportunities
for 18 to 21-year-old voters in Ann
Arbor to cast ballots for political
candidates will occur Feb. 21
when City Council primary elec-
tions in two wards and an advisory
vote on a city income tax will take
There will be both Democratic
and Republican primaries in the
Fourth Ward and a Democratic
primary in the Fifth Ward-the
city's two west-side wards. These
are the only wards where more
than one candidate from each party
is seeking election.
* As of the Jan. 3 deadline for fil-
ing petitions for the primary, a
total of 14 candidates are seeking
the council seat from each of the
five wards that is up for election
this year. The other half of coun-
cil's 10 seats were filled in an off-
year election last April.
Other candidates will be added
to the final April ballot when the
Human Rights-Radical Independent
Party selects its nominees at a
party caucus sometime over the
next two months.
HR-RIP recently was assured a
spot on the city ballot, as well
as the state's November ballot,
following certification of its peti-
tions for a ballot position by the
Board of State Canvassers.
The advisory vote on the in-
come tax will be conducted across
all five wards. Mayor Robert Har-
ris has termed the proposed one
per cent city tax as indispensable
for the long-range maintenance of
city services. If the vote is in fa-
vor of the tax, it still must be ap-
proved by Council.
As of now, the races for Coun-
cil seats in the April election are
as follows:
" First Ward - incumbent Jack
Kirscht (D) against Robert Fos-
ter (R);
" Second Ward - Michael Mor-
ris (D) against Thomas Burnham
" Third Ward - Ulrich Stoll
(D) against C. William Colburn
" Fourth Ward - The winner
of Democratic primary contenders
Mona Walz -and William Everett
) against the Republican winner
among candidates Sarah Stein-
gold, Charles Frank and Bruce
Benner Jr.; and
* Fifth Ward -- incumbent
Lloyd Fairbanks (R) going against
the winner of the Democratic pri-
mary between Augustine Lalonde
and Frank Mogdis.

gents, and was returned for
technical changes in wording
to the University Council, a
body of students, faculty and
administrators assigned by the
Regents two years ago to
foi mulate a new system of1
The completion of the manual
of procedure is only the first step
toward implementation of the sys-
tem, however, as the Regents have
yet to appoint members of both
student and faculty juries. In-
formed sources indicate it will be
two months before the Regents
make appointments.
A third step necessary for im-
plementation is the completion of
the new conduct rules themselves.
The rules, currently under dis-
cussion by UC, are expected to
take several months to complete.
In the probable event that both
the manual procedure and the
panel members are approved be-
fore the new rules, the panel will
begin reviewing cases under the
current judiciary policy, the con-
troversial Regents Interim Rules.
The Interim Rules are a set of
sanctions established by the Re-
gents in the wake of the April,
1970, Black Action Movement class
strike calling for increased minor-
ity admissions.
The rules provide for a single
"hearing officer," appointed by
the president, with the power to
determine innocence or guilt of
student defendants, and to ad-
minister penalties.
While the Interim Rules dealt
only with students, the new judi-
ciary will apply uniformly to the
entire University community -
students, faculty, administrators.
and non-academic employes.
Last spring, UC presented a set
of regulations, which apparently
pleased no one. Students called the
regulations too harsh, while fac-
ulty members found them too
The first set of proposed rules

Robert Knau



STUDENTS and members of the community turn out for an informational meeting of the Program
for Educational and Social Change Wednesday night. The organization's plans to open classes to the
community free of charge are now being opposed by the administration.
0 *
Community denied free
entry t classes at'U

Allan Smith, vice president
for academic affairs, stated yes-
terday that the Program for
Educational and Social Change
(PESC) is acting against Uni-
versity policy by declaring its
courses at the University open
to the community at no charge.
Smith is requesting literary
college Dean Frank Rhodes to
inform PESC members that
non - University students will
continue to be assessed fees for
auditing University courses. In
the literary college those fees
amount to $30 per credit hour

for Michigan residents, $95 for
A publication distributed by
PESO states that "all classes
described in this booklet are
open to all, and free to non-
University people - high
school students and workers in
factories, offices, and house-
While dismissing this policy as
"not within the province of the
program personnel nor the in-
dividual professor," Smith de-
nies that his stance is affected
by the University's financial dif-

SGC, Raciham representatives
meet to help bridge tensions

Formed by 13 University pro-
fessors, who represent the Pilot
Program and Residential Col-
lege as well as LSA, PESC has
defined its function as an "ini-
tial attempt to list courses rele-
vant to educational and social
change," and had planned to
include both students and local
workers in its program.
Most PESC members were re-
served in their comments about
PESC's imminent future, though
almost all expressed surprise at
Smith's announcement.
One member, who wished to
remain anonymous, reported
that community support for the
program started at a moderate
level but has increased rapidly
as PESC has begun to receive
more publicity.
Planning to initiate meetings
with Rhodes later today, the
members of PESC hope to reach
a more favorable agreement
than Smith's directive would
Rhodes himself hints of room
for a possible reconciliation,
pointing out that the Regents
have not been consulted on the
Members of PESC have con-
ceded that their program was
destined to be challenged sooner
or later, due to its lack of ad-
ministrative approval.
Informally set up by faculty
holding little sympathy for the
University's "bureaucracy," PE-
SC has been, in effect, an at-
tempt to bypass the official
channels normally needed for
new programs to become estab-

persons nominated for the office.
Of these, 50 are connected with approve(
the University while the remaining
35 come from other universities,
businesses, and foundations. taIO I i
A t p r e s e n t , h e s ta t e d , th e lis t is b ei g'he k e.f r.ho e e r o n
being checked for those persons
who are interested in holding the By LINDA DREEB
job. A bill that would per
According to De Grieck, the and county police to e
group will begin interviewing in- wiretapping and electron
terested candidates soon. lance has passed the StE
Following the interviews a list of and been sent to the S
five candidates who meet with the ate where it awaits acti
committee's approval will be sub- judiciary committee.
mitted to President Robben Flem- The bill, which had
ing. The final decision for naming feated earlier, was pa
the new Vice-President rests with month when brought up
Fleming. sideration.
The process of interviewing and Tie ai s
selecting nominations could take The bill as approve
from four to six weeks or longer, House would permit re
according to De Grieck. tives of the attorney gel
Under the present arrangement fie or county prosecutor
Knauss, who is leaving to assume in circuit court for an e
the post of dean of the Vanderbilt ping warrant. To abtai
University law school, would re- to show that a crime h
maiperthneav through ebruary red or is about to occur,
this month as originally planned. all other reasonable m
If, however, selection is delayed investigation have been
too long, an interim vice president are too dangerous.
might have to be appointed. Under the bill warra
The appointment of an interim be authorized in cases
vice president could raise contro- der, kidnapping, gamb
versy among students. The last bery, bribery extortion, i
such appointee, Barbara. Newell, or possession of narcotic
served as vice president for stu- ous drugs or marijuar
dent affairs for about two years placing of explosives or
and was appointed by Fleming acy to commit any of t
without student input. ing offenses."
"We all realize," De Grieck said, A warrant could only
"it is bad to have an interim vice for a 20 day period. Evi
president. We want to find a good tained from the wiretap
vice president as soon as possible admissible in court.
for the sake of the office and the At present there is no
sake of the students."
In the event the committee is aton on the staten lev
unable to find a suitable candidate warrants. State and loc
from the list of present nominees r nt agencies c
it will continue to look for can- a warrant in federal cc
didates. See HOUSE, Pag
U.S. court rules atty.
must authorize wiret

OSS head
to work from
r Vanderbilt
It appears that Vice Presi-
dent for Student Services Ro-
bert Knauss may continue
overseeing the Office for Stu-
dent Services (OSS) for up to
a month after he assumes his
duties at Vanderbilt Univer-
sity the end of this month.
Sources in the University ad-
ministration indicated yesterday
that Knauss, who is to assume the
office of dean of the Vanderbilt
law school, may return to the Uni-
versity periodically to attend to
matters which do not require
Iss close, day-to-day attention.
President Fleming yesterday in-
dicated that he had discussed with
bI Knauss the possibility of tem-
porarily dividing his -time be-
tween Vanderbilt and the Univer-
When asked if this meant that
Y ~Knauss would definitely continue
in a part-time role as OSS vice
president, Fe mi n g answered,
"That may well be."
Administrators hope this un-
BEN u s u a 1 temporary arrangement
mit state might solve the problem of ap-
ngage in pointing a short-term interim
ic surveil- vice president if a search commit-
ate House tee, charged with selecting candi-
tate Sen- dates to replace Knauss is close
on in the to finding a successor.
While Fleming said to his
been de- knowledge, no definite progress
ssed last has been made in the vice-presi-
for recon- dential search, committee mem-
bers said it may be possible to
d by the come up with a list of candidates
eresenta- by the end of February.
neral's of- While committee member Jerry
s to apply DeGrieck said it will probably take
avesdrop- about four to six weeks to come up
n a war- with candidates, he added that the
uld have person would still have to be ap-
ias occur- pointed and then take office.
and that "Hopefully," he said, "this
ethods of could be done immediately, but if
tried or that doesn't happen other ar-
rangements may have to be made.
nts would This co'uld include the possi-
of mur- bility of appointing an interim
ling, rob- vice president, something which
illegal sale has been a subject of controversy
s, danger- in the office.
i, arson, The last interim vice president,
"'conspir- Barbara Newell, served for two
he forego- years before a permanent vice
president was selected.
Sources close to the Office of
y be valid Student Services say that such a
idence ob- situation might be detrimental to
would be the office because interim ap-
pointees are selected directly by
authoriz- Fleming with no student input.
el to issue Search committee members hope
al law en- a repeat of such a situation can
an obtain be avoided especially since Knauss
ourt when has apparently decided to stay on
ur 7 h somewhat longer.
e 7During Knauss' 16 months in his
position as a vice president, the
operations of OSS have been ex-
tex- panded.
Last year there was an extensive
reorganization of the administra-
ap tive structure of the office. In ad-
dition, advocates for groups within
the University community - such
inst them as student governments, women
ordings of and gay people - have been ap-
'ersations, pointed.
e wiretap In these activities, Knauss has
rized. worked with a student-dominated
bus Crime board that sets policy for OSS.
ts Act in Knauss agreed to abide by the rul-
'etaps and ings of the policy board concerning

rveillance the functions of the office.
ction aids, Knauss' position has been a deli..
may be cate one - dealing with students,
t the evi- administrators, s t a f f members
used in within OSS and the Regents and
t noted: attempting to retain the goodwill
e 10 of all four groups.

Representatives from SGC and
the Rackham Student Govern-
ment (RSG) met last night to dis-
cuss the growing antagonism be-
tween the two bodies.
At the heart of last night's dis-
cussion was a letter issued earlier
this week by John Koza, Grad,
member of SGC, opposing the
RSG mail-ballot election sched-
uled for next week.
Three thousand copies of Koza's
letter were mailed to nearly one-
third of the Rackham student
population. The letter urged a
negative vote on three RSG ref-
erenda stating that:

- Graduate student govern-
ments through the Graduate Fed-
eration (GF) have the authority
n m.bo n mir~fnvic f f nlt

sume the power to appoint stu-
dents to faculty committees. SGC
has sought this power.


to muaze nomiiationstoLa).uiy In late December, four SGC
and other University committees members, including Koza, met
formerly made by the now de- i with three RSG members to dis-
funct Graduate Assembly; cuss Senate Assembly appoint-
- RSG be empowered to work ments. A contract that would al-
with other graduate-professional low RSG to appoint students to
governments in seeking autonomy certain committees was offered
from SGC and its Central Student to RSG by Koza and his sup-
Judiciary (CSJ) in matters of rep-t . K. s
resentation, taxation, and govern- porters if RSG would in turn de-


WCBN to start FM
broadcasting to area

ance of graduate students; and
- Fifty cents per term from the
University fees paid by each Rack-
ham student be used for the sup-
port of RSG.
The letter also criticized the
mail-ballot as technicallyunable
to reach all Rackham students
and accused RSG of not focusing
its attention on Rackham stu-
SGC last night voted to dis-
associate itself from thetletter
stating that Koza was acting as
an individual and not as a repre-
sentative of Council.
SGC treasurer Art Warady told
Council that SGC equipment and
supplies, including 18 reams of
paper, and SGC-financed secre-
tarial services were used by Koza
in printing the letters.
A motion to ask that Koza re-
imrnhiv,PCou'cvneil for epenssh

lete the referendum question on
autonomy from SGC and CSJ
from its ballot.
A meeting of members of RSG,
SGC and GF has been scheduled
for early next week to discuss the
entire situation.

NEW ORLEANS 0?)-A federal
appeals court has ruled that the
U.S. attorney general must prop-
erly authorize plans to use tele-
phone wiretaps in criminal in-
vestigations before such an "un-
known, unseen, unheard intru-
sion" can take place.
The ruling came in an opinion
yesterday in which the U.S. Cir-
cuit Court of Appeals reversed
the conviction of six Miami, Fla.,
residents in a narcotics case and
ordered the indictment against
them dismissed.

All the evidence aga
came from wiretap rec
their telephone conv
the opinion said, and the
was not properly author
A section of the Omnib
Control and Safe Stree
1968, which permits wir
o t h e r electronic su
methods as crime detec
specified how wiretaps
legally obtained so tha
dence may later be
court, the appeal cour
See COURT, Pag



White House economists

Student broadcasts, long con-
fined to the electrical system of
University dormitories, will soon
be on the air waves.
Beginning January 23, WCBN-
FM, broadcasting at 89.5 on the
FM dial, will provide student-
run programming for the entire

funding through the Univer-
sity's professional sta t ins,
WUOM, Ann Arbor and WVGR,
Grand Rapids.
The Broadcasting S e r v i c e
helped build new facilities for
the station and aided with new
equipment and in obtaining a

McCracken: Prof, not politician
"I think one of the more difficult things
for a professor," business administration
Prof. Paul McCracken says slowly, "is to
find himself in a position of having to de-

Ackley: Advisor for the Democrats
While Paul McCracken was packing his
bags to become President Nixon's chief
economic F advisor in 1968, another Uni-
Y''' versity professor was looking back on his
years as Lyndon Johnson's top economic

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