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FT he M cht 11 Vol. L'XXIX, No. 25-S
ic iga D aily daYJun, 1979
Twelve Page
Ann Arbor, Michigan Ten Cents

Democratic Site Committee
By TIM YAGLE Eastern Michigan University's facilities, the commit-
F TIM YeAE Ntee briefly visited Holiday Inn-East on their way to Ann
Five members of the Democratic National Commit- Arbor and arrived at the Bell Tower Hotel on the north
tee and the Democratic Site Selection Committee gave side of central campus an hour behind schedule, said
Ann Arbor the "once-over" yesterday, sizing up hotel Fowler.
and dormitory accommodations should the Democrats At the committee's request, University Regent
need them if they select Detroit for their 1980 national Sarah Power (D-Ann Arbor) was on hand at the 66-
convention. room hotel to greet the Selection Committee.
Committee chairman Donald Fowler said he ap-
proved what he saw, but hesitated to comment further. "THEY ASKED ME as a Regent to meet them
THE COMMITTEE is also looking at restaurant here," Power said. "I think it's (Michigan) an impor-
operations and their hours as well as price ranges. tant state and people should realize that."
Fowler said, "If there is a question (about which city Ronald Steffens, president of the Metropolitan
they will select) it lies with hotel space." Detroit Convention and Visitor's Bureau said, "If we
Spending half the day in Ypsilanti examining can convince them the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti facilities

examines A2
are fine, then we have a better than 50-50 chance of get-
ting it (the convention in Detroit),"
He said members of the committee are also
scrutinizing other major cities in the Detroit
metropolitan area, including Dearborn, Pontiac, Flint,
and Southfield, "to determine what city (New York,
Detroit, or Philadelphia) is willing to service the needs
of the delegates. We're looking at each city's general
attitude and desire. New York wants it (the conven-
tion). Detroit wants it. We've had a great time (in
Detroit). All three cities want it. It's a tough decision,"
Fowler said.
FROM THE BELL Tower Hotel, the committee went
by motor home to look at Bursley and Baits dor-
'U' salary
for state
Salary information submitted by the
University to the State Senate Ap-
propriations Committee on Monday is
not sufficient for the state's needs, a
spokesperson for the committee said
In response to a request by Senator
Jerome Hart (D-Saginaw), Chairman
of the Appropriations committee that
the University submit name-linked
salary information, University Interim
President Allan Smith sent data on
salaries by position titles to Lansing
Monday. The information did not in-
clude individual salaries by name.
"WE'VE HEARD nothing from the
Senate Appropriations committee (on
the salary data released Monday),"
said Smith. "We do hope that it fills
their need."
Even though the information the
University sent to Lansing Monday is
more detailed than previously submit-
ted salary data, it does not meet the
state's needs, said an aide to Hart.
"The Appropriations committee has
not decided what action to take, but
some action will be taken," a
spokesperson for Hart said Monday.
AP Photo "It's all tax dollars, and the state -
d to the everyone for that matter - has a right
nd were to know where it goes."
OF THE 13 universities requested to
submit salaries by name, only the
University and Michigan Technologcal
University (MTU) have not complied.
Senate Appropriations Clerk Amy
Schnetzler said MTU had legal reasons
for not complying with the committee's
request. "They are in the middle of a
am), and lawsuit (which deals directly with the
ts- issue of releasing salaries by name to
the list of the public) and cannot do anything
ed, but it legally," she said,
, more like lthough Schnetzler said the Univer-
was "more si is also involved in a lawsuit, the
t the list of case differs from the MTU case
because the Booth Newspaper suit
roup was against the University charges the
lieved was school with violations of the Open
on Sunday, Meetings Act.
ation as to She said the University's suit does not
Page 2 See SALARY, Page 2

A CREWMEMBER of the Cartiercliffe lakes carrier that caught fire in Lake Superior yesterday was transferre
University Burn Center. Five members of the 25-man crew were injured in the fire aboard the Canadian freighter a
forced to abandon ship without issuing a distress call. See Story, Page9.
Search process enters final stages
By JULIE ENGEBRECHT mittee member, the list of candidates is Nederlander (D-Birmingh
The search for a new University down to "about 15 or 20." Other studen- possibly several other Regen
president will soon enter its final phase ts, the faculty spokesman, and Regents ACCORDING TO Farr,1
as advisory selection committees begin refused to confirm the number of names had been narrow(
to prepare their final list of candidates names. "wasn't down to eight or ten
for the post. Prof. Harold Johnson, chairman of 15 or 20." He also said there1
The faculty committee will meet this the faculty committee, said his com- to do" before decisions abou
week to pare down a list recently mittee would be meeting this week, candidates would be made.
revised and turned back to them by the "hopefully working towards a final list Wesley said that the g
Regents, and the student committee to give to the Regents." meeting with what she be
will meet Sunday with several Regents Student - committee members "almost all" of the Regents+
to discuss candidates, and further sear- Douglas Farr and Olivia Wesley said but would not give any indic
ch procedures. their committee would meet in Ann Ar- the number of names on the I
ACCORDING TO one student com- bor Sunday with Regent Robert See PRESIDENTIAL,

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