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FACULTY UNIONS DISPUTE:

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Thursday, September 16, 1971

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Judge considers possibility of
injunction against prof. strike

U' legal system in quandary

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(Continued from Page 1) and the panel from which the
The new mechanism replaces complaint referees will be picked,"
the Regents notion of a single Kennedy says.
"hearing officer," appointed by In addition, President Robben
the president of the University, Fleming will meet this week with
who would be empowered to de- SGC President Rebecca Schenk
termine guilt or innocence and and psychology Prof. Warren Nor-
impose any of the penalties allow- man, chairman of Senate Assem-
ed by the Interim Rules. Instead, bly, to discuss some of the ap-
it provides for students to be tried pointments, that must be made.

The second area of disagreement
is more vital and involves the
substantive question of whether
disruption should be considered a.
violation within the University
community in the first place.
Despite the bleak appearance of
the future of the UC rules, how-
ever, former chairman St. An-
toine is optimistic.

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ROCHESTER, Mich. 0:)-A cir-
cuit judge considered yesterday a
possible injunction which would
order more* than 500 striking
teachers back to work at OaklandI
University and Oakland Commu-
nity College.
The strikes, unprecedented
among colleges in the state, have
spotlighted the issue of faculty
unionization.
A hearing to consider the tem-
porary injunction a g a i n s t the
teachers began Monday before
Oakland County Circuit Judge
Robert L. Templin.

Some 300 at Oakland Commu-
nity College refused to obey a re-
straining order issued against
them on Friday and Judge Temp-
lin indicated that he felt the two
parties were too far apart to be
serious about reaching an agree-
ment.
More than 22,000 students have'
been kept away from the class-
rooms because of the labor dis-
putes which began Sept. 7.
At OCC the teachers said their
negotiating team reached a salary
agreement calling for a $42 raise
plus a $3 a month cost-of-livinga

allowance, but the college admin-
istrators said no such agreement
was reached.
Both sides said tentative agree-
ment had been reached on non-
economic issues for a one-year
contract.
In a similar strike, by 216 face-
ulty members at Oakland Univer-
sity the two big issues reportedly
were salaries and class size. State
labor mediators said they sought'
to solve them so the 7,500 stu-
dents could return to their class-
rooms.
The striking faculty at Oakland
Community College belong to an
independent association called the
Oakland Faculty while those strik-
ing at Oakland University'belong,
to the American Association of
University Professors.

Call Fred

764-0574

by a jury of their peers-six other
students-and includes a student
on the three-member panel of pre-
siding judges.
But, right now, the already-ap-
proved judicial mechanism is bog-
ged down in a quagmire of red
tape and will probably not be ready,
for at least a month.
This week, Kennedy will meet
with St. Antoine to discuss what
"the remaining series of steps are
to getthis thing in operation."
"The manual of procedure will
have to be examined by COPJ to
make sure it is what they pro-
posed, and a whole series of ap-
pointments must be. initiated, such
as names for the Court of Appeals

Day care center,
free school to open

(Continued from Page 1)
words," said Ellen Zweig, an or-
ganizer.
"I guess the new word would
be 'community' or 'tribe,"' she
added.
The children, who will receive
two meals a day plus snacks, will
have an opportunity to participate
in theater and dance, and nu-
merous arts and crafts projects,
Heyn said.
The staff, hoping to develop a
sense of community spirit among
the children, is planning a num-
ber of field trips to expand the
school's scope as a complete learn-
ing experience, she added.
Planning for the school began
last month and the church loca-
tion, toys, materials, and time:
commitments have been donated.
Two salaried staff members
have been hired, but volunteers
are expected to play a large role
in the daily functioning of the
center.
The new school will be an addi-
tion to the growing list of re-
cent effortsin the Ann Arbor com-
munity to provide . alternative
forms of education.

For a number of years the Sl-
ctis School has represented a
different approach to high school
education with a "free school" ap-
proach, as it is popularly known.
Solstis has had trouble finding
and keeping a permanent loca-
tion, but it is still alive and edu-
cating.{
University students and others
in the community have the op-1
portunity to enroll in the Free
University. In the "Free U" par-
ticipants can teach and take
courses - not for University
credit - which are not offered
in the regular University curric-
ulum.1
A recent move in alternativet
education is the fully accredited
"Pioneer Two" free school of
Pioneer High.
Intended as an experimental
alternative to the normal school
program, "Pioneer Two" will open
next month for about 100 stu-
dents, in a former Ann Arbor ele-
mentary school building.
ET
ATENTION

Prison unrest spreads
to protest Attica killings
(Continued from Page 1) own inquiry and take whatever
The 13 Negro House members action is appropriate.
called the bloody settlement of Controversy still continues over
the New York state prison upris- how the nine hostages - guards
ing an example of "the extreme- and other prison employes -
ly low value America places on hu- were killed.
man life in order to preserve its
rather meaningless and shallow Originally, eight of the Attica'
law-and-order ethic." hostages -- guards and other
prison employes - were said to
Shortly after the caucus issued have been killed by convicts who
its statement Rep. Claude Pep- slit their throats with makeshift
per (D-Fla.), chairman of the knives. A ninth hostage's death
House Select Committee on was attributed to gunfire.
Crime, said the committee willj
visit Attica to seek firsthand in- There was no immediate offic-
formation on the riot and its ial explanation of the source of
aftermath. the gunfire which killed the host-
ages. But state Corrections Com-
In addition to requesting a fact- missioner Russell Oswald admit-
finding investigation by a con- ted to newsmen that the throat
gressional committee, the Black slitting reports were false, and
Caucus called on Atty: Gen. John indicated the hostages could have
N. Mitchell to appoint a special been subjected to gunfire from
federal grand jury to conduct its state troopers.
Domestic and Imported Leather
1317 South Univ. 769-4529

Unfortunately, in regards to the "Quite literally, the whole thing L
more sensitive issue of formulat- could be wrapped up overnight,"
ing the set of rules the judiciary he says. "One long working ses-
mechanism will enforce, there has sion, four or five hours, and we
been a general unwillingness of could have a revised draft of the
the various interest groups to rules."
compromise. First though, UC must elect a
After a virtually dormant sum- new chairman, and have three or
mer, the group charged to formu- four introductory meetings so that
late a set of University-wide regu- "everyone can get acclimated."
lations aimed at curbing disruptive And so, while the problems with
conduct on campus must yet in- ; the judicial mechanism are hope-
itiate new members and elect a fully of a merely temporal nature,
chairman before continuing its the focus is on the UC rules. For
drawn-out task. a few months, it will be up to UC
In proposing a set of regulations to make an acceptable revision of
last winter and spring aimed at the rules.
pleasing students, faculty members But then the problem will be,
and administrators alike, UC ap- passed to students, faculty mem-
parently pleased nobody. Each bers and administrators, who must
group found the draft objection- then evaluate the rules.
able - students called them too Indeed, the problem will then be
harsh and faculty members too not in thehesitancy to act of the
lenient. various constituencies, but in ob-
The proposed UC rules prohi- taining substantive agreements so
bited similar types of activities as that the long sought after goal of
the Interim Rules. Basically, these a campus-wide judiciary can be-
include disruption of University come a reality.
functions, the use of physical force
against another member of the Daily Classifieds
University community, sit-ins that
the President of the University Bring Results
feels should be quelled, and the
defacement, damage or theft of
property.
Unlike the Interim Rules, how-
ever, the UC rules contain spe-
cific maximum penalties whichE
could be imposed by the judiciary IRANSCENDEI
mechanism.
This difference is the major
source of disagreement between
students, and faculty and admin-
istrators. In rejecting UC's draft,
the faculty indicated that the rules
are too lenient-especially for first
offenses. Faculty members espe-
cially objected to UC's removal of A agtB
expulsion as a possible penalty.
On. the other hand, SGC called MAHARISHI
the rules too harsh, expressing the
view of many students that the
question of expulsion, and even MAHESH
suspension, for the acts prohibited
by the rules is "deplorable." IYOGI
Besides the question of the ex-
plusionary penalty, two other ma-
jor issues remain to be resolved.
First, as drafted, the UC rules 1YT DUCTORY
removed the threat of "double IT O U T R
jeopardy"-facing possible charges
from both the University and civilTh s y m
authorities - that currently exists
under the Interim Rules.
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Join THE PROJECT COMMUNITY
(formerly U-M Tutorial Project)
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CONTACT
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Phone 763-3548
PROGRAMS '71 -'72

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Ann Arbor Innovative
Education Project
Ann Arbor Day Care
Project
Black Liberation School
Matrix (Resource
Center)
Mental Health Halfway
House

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Courses
Solstis Free School
Wa1htenaw Community
College Project
Willis Community Action
Project
Willow Run Counseling
Project

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