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5-year me dprogram to start in '72
By P. E. BAUER program's first year. The medical school .,.
Four years of pre-med, four years of med shares this grant with the literary college, both
school, internship, residency ... the st of which are equal participants in the inno-
might make even the most dedicated of po- vative plan.
tential doctors think twice about following The five-year proposal will mark the first
that course of atudy. significant change in the medical school's cur-
Because of the long years of training de- riculum since the current program was in-
manded of persons wishing to be doctors, stituted in 1890. Certain minor changes were
many capable students are discouraged even effected in 1910 upon the release of the Flex-
before they begin what could possibly be a ner report, which criticized medical schools
12-year struggle. across the country.
Now, in a program being developed here at The report charged that medical schools
the Universitystudents will be able to com- were essentially trade schools which trained
plete requirements for b o th undergraduate their students in nothing beyond the purely
work and medical school in five years. technical aspects of medicine.
To establish this program, the University -Daily-Tom Gottlieb
has received a $1.4 million federal g r a n t, The organizers of the new plan hope it will UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL is the site of much of the practical train-
$172,119 of which will be paid in 1972-73, the See 'U's, Page 2 ing medical students receive.
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Vol. LXXXI, No. 24-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Tuesday, June 8, 1971 Ten Cents Eight Pages
'U' budget uncertainties cause
dela in staff salaryincreases

The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
has instructed all University colleges, departments and
programs not to process salary increases for most academic
staff members for an indefinite period of time.
Charles Allmand, assistant to the vice president for
academic affairs, said the highly unusual move was prompt-
ed because of a lack of information regarding the amount
of the state appropriation to the University's general fund
for the fiscal year starting
July 1. oun@ j Eli
The freeze on compensation
changes will last until Univer-
sity officials are satisfied that
they can accurately determine
how much state aid they will re- - iy ans
ceive for the coming year. f r u
Current appointments of most
academic staff members end on
June 30. It had been expected
that their salaries would be By MARK DILLEN
raised by at least 6.5 per cent. City Council last night accepted
Non-academic professional and a city communication on sum-
administrative staff, although mer youth programs, passed an
they are not annually appointed, addition to the city building code
will also be subject to the salary and received a survey on the
hiatus. Non-academic clerical police department.
and technical staff and employes The summer youth program re-
represented by collective bar-
gaining units will not be affected port, summarizes the city's ef-
by the action. forte to help youth seeking em-
Promotions and appointments ployment and recreation this
of academic personnel approved summer. The program "summer
by the Regents in May to be- city" is for "street kids and
come effective in July will be generally disaffiliated youth," ac-
made on schedule, but corres- cording to the report prepared by
ponding salary increases will be Asst. City Administrator Donald
delayed - with several excep- Borut. It will receive less than
tions, generally in instances when $6,000 in city funds.
a unit already has funds to sup- The "Sunday Park Concert
port an authorized position. Program," which started Sun-
Currently, the Higher Educa- day with a rock-and-roll concert
tion Bill - which includes the at Gallup Park, was also de-
University's budget appropria- scribed by Borut. The concerts
tion - is being drawn up in com- receive no city funds, and some
mittee. The bill is likely to be Republican members of council
similar to Gov. William Milli- sought assurances that they
ken's budget proposal, which would be rotated from park to
called for a $2.8 million increase park so as not to disturb neigh-
in funds to the University. bors.
University officials have cklled Finally, Borut described the
this suggested appropriation "in- city's efforts to seek employ-
adequate" to meet the needs of ment for Ann Arbor youth. In
the University, and have already the one day since the kick-off
ordered a three per cent cutback of a city campaign to match
in all departments in anticipation school-age youth with jobs, Bo-
of financial problems. rut reported three job offers and
If the Legislature does not ap- over 100 job requests.
prove an appropriation for the Council also gave initial ap-
fiscal year 1971-72 by July 1, Uni- proval to a new ordinance which
versity funding from the state would empower a city building
will continue at the previous official to issue a "stop-work"
year's level until a new budget order to any contractor who had
appropriation is passed. signed an Affirmative Action
. It is not certain, however, that Employment Agreement w i t h
the eventual pay raises will be the city, pledging to hire more
made retroactive to July 1. It is minority employes. The orders
possible that the Legislature would be issued to those con-
might supply funds to start the tractors in violation of their
See 'U', Page 7 pledge.


Fatal plane crash
Firemen fight blaze near the wreckage of an Allegheny Airlines convair jet which crashed into
summer cottages near Tweed-New Haven Airport yesterday. In another air disaster, a commercial
jet collided with a Marine Corps fighter plane in California causing the death of a former Uni-
versity professor. (See News Briefs, Page 7).




Youth face job cri~ses
By MALCOLM CARTER ganized efforts to help young the summer employment g
Associated Press Writer people find work, but the offi- the White House announcedI
As school terms d r a w to a cials are finding that the eco- Wednesday that the federal g
a close across the country, young nomic malaise has forced many ernment will'provide $303n
people seeking summer employ- companies to do 1 e ss summer lion to create 674,000 sumi
ment are finding that more per- hiring. jobs for 16-to 19-year-old you
sons are competing for fewer "There are just no jobs," said from poor families. But the2
available jobs t h a n in recent a Pennsylvania official. "It is a tional League of Cities pred
years. blank wall." that 3.5 million students s
The situation will leave more Besides the general faltering ply will not find work -h
youths - many in ghetto ar- of the economy and a national a million more than last su
eas - with time on their hands unemployment rate at a nine- mer.
during the summer months, no year high of 6.2 per cent, an-
money coming in and not much other contributor to the bleak- financed jobs, mostly the Nei
in the way of planned activities. ness is the cutback by money- borhood Youth Corps, is 30
Many placement officials say short cities and communities on cent higher than last yes
there are at least five appli- planned summer programs, es- Most employment officials, he
cants for each job; although in pecially in the recreational evte o ehilsoh
some areas t h e proportion is field. ever, picture molehills of
closer to 20 to 1. There are or- In an effort to fill some of See JOB, Page 2

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