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ol LXXXVIII, No. 68 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Wednesday, November 30, 1977 Ten Cents 10 Pages Pus Supplement
Racial tensions jar nursingfaculy
By MITCH CANTOR sources said.
Racial friction between faculty members has One Psychiatric Nursing student, who asked days, he said.egations of that indracial tensions) ha ble led
aused four of ten professors in the graduate to remain anonymous, said that Assistant Nur- Krone and Loomis refused comment. Hor- e een lv e.
sychiatric Nursing program to submit letters sing Dean Barbara Hansen spoke twice to sely and Wood could not be reached for com- There are two sides to the matter-it has to do with adminis-
sking to be relieved from teaching duties, ac- second-year students about tensions among ment. trative style
ording to sources in the program. faculty members: "She (Hansen) said that
The faculty of the program in the School of there are many issues, and that one very im- ALL FOUR professors worked under acting -Alfred SussmanDean of
ursing will meet this morning to try to resolve portant element to resolve the whole conflict Psychiatric Nursing Chairperson Betty Davis.
>roblems involving racial differences. seems to be along racial lines. She said it was Davis, who took the post July 1, is a black Rackham Graduate School
one of the major. issues." chairperson in a predominantly white
PROF. KATHY KRONE has already quit her program.
eaching duties while Profs. Jean Wood, JoAn- RACKKAM GRADUATE School Dean Alfred Vice-president for Academic Affairs Harold drop their teaching duties. A "letter of con- were allowed to resign.
ie Horsely and Maxime Loomis have asked to Sussman confirmed that racial differences Shapiro said the letters from the professors cern," signed by 12 of the 15 graduate students One of the students in the program
e relieved of teaching loads effective Jan. I. were at issue, saying, "Allegations of that kind were "just a way of opening a discussion." He in the second-year class, was given to Davis, speculated that if the four professors stopped
Should the school find replacements for (racial differences) have been leveled.. added that today's conference "may be a very Nursing Dean Mary Lohr, and Hansen on Nov. teaching, "they (the school) would bring up un-
Vood, Horsely and Loomis in the classroom, "There are two sides to the matter-it has to important meeting. I just don't know." 15. Shapiro received a copy Monday. The letter dergraduate faculty (to replace the profes-
he three are expected to keep their tenure and do with administrative style. There will be Students are concerned that the program will was a statement of their worries that the sors). We were told to sign up for classes as if
continue research under University grants, some decisions made, I hope, in the next few deteriorate if the professors are allowed to program would lose academic quality if all four they were coming back."

FBI candidate

resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. District
Judge Frank Johnson bowed out as the
president's nominee for FBI director
yesterday, and Attorney General Grif-
fin Bell said the search for a replace-
ment will last into the new year.
Still in poor health after surgery last
August, Johnson said, "it will be sev-
eral more months before I will regain
my strength and stamina. It will not be
fair to the Federal Bureau of Investi-
gation or to me to keep this matter pen-
ding any longer."
IN A STATEMENT issued at his of-
fice in Montgomery, Ala., Johnson said
he regrets that "conditions over which I
have no control" have forced him to
step aside.
At the White House, Press Secretary
Jody Powell called the withdrawal "a
loss td the administration, to the FBI
and to the country - and we regret it
very much."
Bell announced Johnson's decision at
a news conference and called it "un-
fortunate for the president, the FBI and
the nation. Judge Johnson would have
made an ideal leader for the FBI."
THE ATTORNEY General said he
and President Carter won't rush into a
decision about a new nominee to suc-
ceed Clarence Kelley and become the
third director in the FBI's 53-year his-
tory.
"My plan is to do nothing for two
weeks to let the dust settle and rethink
the selection process," Bell said.
"Hopefully during that time, names
will occur to me. I think it would be a
wise course not to rush."
Bell indicated that he would like
Kelley to remain in office for at least a'
short time beyond his scheduled retire-
ment date Jan. 1. Kelley has said he
could stay until the end of January but
he has made other professional com-
mitments after that time.

JOHNSON'S DECISION leaves the
administration with the task of filling
two top Justice Department jobs. Depu-
ty Attorney General Peter Flaherty has
announced he will leave soon to make
plans for a possible gubernatorial cam-
paign in his native Pennsylvania.
Bell said he has someone in mind for
that job but he's not ready to announce
a decision.;
In Montgomery, Ala., Johnson said in
a prepared statement that his recovery
from recent major surgery "is very
slow," although, he said, the operation
appears to be "very successful, and I
am recovering."
THE U.S. district judge said never-.
theless "it is evident" that it will take
several more months "to regain my
strength and stamina." In view of that,
he said "it will not be fair to the Federal
Bureau of Investigation or me to keep
this matter pending any longer.'
The attorney general said he was
willing to wait for Johnson to take over
the FBI after a full recuperation
although that might have meant a delay
until late spring or early summer.
"I would wait," he said. "But Judge
Johnson has made his own decision that
it would not be fair to the FBI or to him-
self."
BELL SAID he hopes a new candi-
date can be chosen and nominated by
Jan. 17 when Congress returns from a
recess, but he cannot promise to meet
that target.
He dropped few clues about who
might be in the running for the
nomination, except to say, "We still
have the list" of four men recommend-
ed by a presidentially appointed search
committee last June.
They are John Van de Kamp, district
attorney of Los Angeles County; Neil
Welch, a career FBI man and head of
the bureau's Philadelphia field office;

Judge John Irwin of the Massachusetts
Superior Court, and Sheriff William
Lucas of Detroit.
LUCAS' CHANCES were damaged by
disclosures that he had participated in
gambling junkets to Las Vegas.
The president and Bell also seriously
considered John Mintz, an assistant
FBI director and legal counsel who was
strongly supported by some members
of the search committee but failed to
make the final list.
Carter announced the nomination in
August and it was greeted with enthu-
siastic support from a broad range of
interest groups.
Johnson also would have suffered
financially from taking the FBI job,
and Bell said he believes "that had to be
a factor" in the decision even though
Johnson never mentioned it to him.
Bell said he will seek legislation to
change the system so judges would not
be penalized for taking other govern-
ment jobs.

Johnson

MSA picks officerss
to hold interim posts

Daily Photo by ALAN BILINSKY
Draw, partner
"You're the guy that gave it to my brother, and I'm the guy that's going
to give it to you, see?" No, this isn't Jimmy Cagney. It's just a local little
person namedJessie who,.was busy playing war with a friend when our
photographer shot him.

kRAB NATIONS SPLIT:

By MARK PARRENT
Three vacant executive positions
were filled temporarily by The
Michigan Student Assembly (MSA)
last night in their first meeting with
the newly elected members seated.
Other officers were not elected last
night due to a Central Student
Judiciary (CSJ) ruling Monday night
postponing regular officer elections
for ten business days.
JASPER DIGIUSEPPE was elect-
ed Executive Vice President, Dave
Laverty Vice President for Student
Organizations, and Doug Kaplan
Academic Programs Coordinator.
The three will hold their posts until
permanent elections are held.
The Assembly is composed of
at-large representatives and repre-
sentatives appointed by the student
governments of the various schools
and colleges in the University. CSJ is
now debating whether the school and
college representatives are legal
under provisions of the. Assembly s
Constitution.
CSJ issued the order postponing

the elections until it is determined if
the school and college representa-
tives would be allowed to retain their
seats, and therefore be permitted to
vote for MSA officers.
MEMBERS ALSO debated the
procedure for selecting MSA officials
to be tour guides for the official Rose
Bowl tour in January.
MSA, along with the University
Activities Center (UAC), selects a
number of outstanding members of
their organizations to serve as tour
guides. The students receive free
passage to the Rose Bowl from the
travel agency conducting the tour.
"The one thing I fear is that it
would turn into a political plum,"~
Digiuseppe told the Assembly, refer-
ring to the coveted position.
"There are probably about a
hundred people who should go," said
MSA president Jon Lauer. He said
the selection process would be diffi-
cult, but added the appointments
would go to the most industrious
workers in the organization.

Eg ypt prepares
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian officials THE SOVIET UNION has not an-
resterday readied a site and discussed swered Sadat's invitation. Jordan said
he makeup of their delegation to it would attend if the others did.
President Anwar Sadat's upcoming Lebanon said it wanted to stay neutral.
'iddle East summit. Arab nations who Syria and the Palestine Liberation
>ppose his conciliation with Israel ap- Organization denounced the talks and
eared to be splitting over two proposed declared they would not attend, but
nti-Sadat meetings. have yet to communicate this refusal
Also Tuesday, the United Nations ac- officially to the Egyptians.
:epted Sadat's invitation to be Meanwhile, Iraq said it had sent
-epresented at Cairo, and Secretary- emissaries Tuesday to the radical Arab
eneral Kurt Waldheim called for still regimes in Libya, Algeria and South
mother Mideast meeting, to be held in Yemen, inviting them to a summit
ibout two weeks either at U.N. sometime next week in Baghdad. Libya
eadquarters in New York or another has called a similar conference to begin
ieutral site. Thursday in Tripoli, and Iraq has not
Egypt is trying to decide the number said whether it will attend.
nd rank of its representatives to its The Iraqi announcement over gover-
wn summit, which Sadat said could nment Radio Baghdad omitted mention
:egin as early as Saturday. The of Syria. With Egypt working hard for a
Teeting will be held in the historic peaceful settlement with Israel, Syria
VIena House hotel, in the shadow of the is the only one of the three main Israeli
yramids. Officials were seen checking adversaries blocking resumption of
:he building for security hazards full-scale peace talks. The other, Jor-
'uesday. dan, has praised Sadat's visit to
Jerusalem Nov. 19-21.

for conference
the "president of Egypt" after Syrian brokers as the Soviet Union and Saudi
Foreign Minister Abdel Halim Khad- Arabia clarify their stands. The Saudis,
dam had dismissed him as "no longer a Egypt's chief bankrollers, have called
leader in our region." cautiously for Arab unity.
Sadat's peace moves came under fire
THE SYRIAN position is not expec- Tuesday from a small Egyptian op-
ted to emerge clearer until such power See EGYPT, Page 7

Short of fuel?
Try using wood

SO FAR, Egypt, Israel, the United
states, and a U.N.- representative will
ake part in the meeting.
Israel plans to send sub-cabinet of-
icials to Cairo. The United
states-which formally accepted the
nvitation Tuesday-may send an un-
lersecretary or assistant secretary of
ftate and the United Nations will

IRAQ AND SYRIA are bitter rivals,
and the Baghdad anti-Sadat meeting
threatens to open another
rivalry-between Iraq and Libya, both
of whom see themselves as leaders of
the Arab nations rejecting a peaceful
settlement with Israel.
Some observers believe this disunity

By JUDY RAKOWSKY
Governor William Milliken led a
marathon energy conference
yesterday, encouraging a full cycle
return to the oldest known fuel,
wood, as a significant energy source
for the immediate future.
Attending the 12-hour program in
the Chrysler Center on North Cam-
pus were 350 representatives of from
industry, government and
academia, including luminaries
from 16 states, Canada and Sweden.
ONE OF THE major goals of the
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Expressing hopes for a wood en-
ergy demonstration project would
be carried out in the state, Milliken
said, "Our choice is not whether we
will search for substitutes, but when
- Not if we can find substitutes, but
what those substitutes will be."
Though acknowledging that wood
is just one potential energy source,
Milliken claimed full utilization of
the state's wood resources could
save $8.4 billion and 600 million bar-
rels of oil over the next 30 years.
MICHIGAN is endowed with 19
million acres in forests, but only one
ner cent isnlogged each vear while

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