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ge Eight

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Friday, April 18, 1975

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'U' receives millions each
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By DAVID BELL
Although the University may
be feeling the uncomfortable
pinch of decreased government
funds next year, it still has a
pot of gold in those wealthy,
generous, aiumn- who enjoy
kicking in a few thousand to
their alma mater each year.
The University Presidents
Club, which is somewhat of a
Hall of Fame for those extrava-
gent donors, has been labeled a
status symbol, or exclusive
gathering place for the wealthy
by many. Nonetheless, the club
has been undisputingly success-
Sful in its endeavors.
BOASTING 1,497 members
whose total contribution to the
University is conservatively es-
timated at $39 million, Presi-
dent Robben Fleming says the
club is "probably the largest
and most successful such organ-
ization in the country."
Founded in 1961, the main
membership requirement is a
gift totaling $10,000 or more to
the University.

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Despite the current economic memory of her husband, con-, ever, some of the University's
slump, the Presidents Club sidered removing her name most urgent needs are over-
membership has continued to from the official membership looked by donars who can desig-
grow, with over 100 new mem- because her efforts had been nate their gifts to any particular
bers joining the elite organi- misconstrued. At her Univer- project, and not to the ones the
zation in the past year. Prospec- sity secretarial job, she said, University most desires. The
tive members are asked to join "They thought I was rich, and Residential College, for ex-
upon recommendation by friends when I asked for a raise the ample, attracted very few don-
and fellow alumni. Financial department Dean told me, 'You ors upon its inception.
status is the chief criteria for don't need it, you're a member The University relies heavily
admission. of the Presidents Club'." on such public funding as the
PURE prestige is one of the PRESIDENTS Club gifts to the Presidents Club generates. Over
prime factors motivating people University include the Bentley 50 per cent of the campus has
to join the Presidents Club. This Historical Collection, Clayton been built through non-state fi-
was exemplified several weeks Hale Auditorium of the Busin- nancial sources.
ago when one of the organiza- ness School, Towsley Center for DURING 1973-74, for example,
tion's secretaries took a call Continuing Medical Education, Michigan received $28,341,837 in
from a berated Bloomfield Hills Power Center and Mott Chil- gifts, which ranks second among
member who was extremely dren's Hospital. public colleges and universities
angry because he hadn't re- Idealistically, says Fleming, in the country.
ceived the jeweled plaque the University tries to combine In the words of one Birming-
awarded all members, in time state and gift money for its 11ham member, "You'd better not
for a party he was giving. costly projects, such as the at- knock it, because the University
One appealing side benefit to tempt to move the engineering wouldn't be what it is without
membership is the advance bill- school to North Campus. How- it."
ing to many of the University's
concerts and stage productions
which members receive allowing
them first pick of seats. Presi-eF
dents Club members who are
football season ticket holders
are also likely to receive better The Washtenaw County Board day concerning his activities
seats. Said one long time mem- of Commissioners Wednesday over the past several months.
ber and football fan, "If you night suspended the director of
sanddyke the University with'the local Office of Economic THE commissioners will de-
$10,000, it stands to reason that Opportunity (OEO) until a hear- termine whether McFall should
you're going to get closer to ing can be held on charges of be dismissed or retained, fol-
the fifty (yard line) than some- mismanagement in the federally lowing the as yet unscheduled
one they've never heard of." funded program. hearing.
However, club membership
has proven a detriment to at Director Clarence McFall was McFall and th oathave
least one member. An elderly quizzed by the board during a; been at odds for months. Many
widow donating a bequest in secret afternoon session Wednes- commissioners contend that the
director has been consistently
1 tardy in filing information with
both the county and federal
,'lgovernments, which they say
has hurt county OEO programs.
r E A E40 1 The Department of Labor has
D E IKI Cbegun auditing the local OEO
records to determine if $168,000
-in grant money has been mis-
The new book by Richard Adams, author spent.
of WATERSHIP DOWN" is here. McFall has denied any funds
.y {were misappropriated, and his
supporters claim the board is
For a limited time you can buy BOTH k ' "harassing" McFall in order to
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Pinning down facts about . Pharmacy Facts
Michigan's generic drug law and how it Michigan Pharmacy MP) is
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more than one manufacturer, such as penicillin : 3l1t, w as c1apiotled by the
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What does this law mean to you? ; a professiornal isse ill 1970.
'Ihere xist s c oII tle ss
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