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-H APPENINGS-
SUNDAY
FILMS
AAFC-Cross Currents-The Fabulous Baron Munchausen, 2 p.m., Lorch
Hall Aud., The Shop on Main Street, 7 p.m., Closely Watched Trains, 9:15
p.m., MLB 3.
Alternate Action-High Noon, 7 p.m., The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance,
8:30 p.m., MLB4.
Cinema Guild - BABES IN TOYLAND, 7, 9p.m. Lorch Hall Aud.
Cinema II-Children of Paradise, 8 p.m., Aud. A, Angell Hall.
PERFORMANCES
A Tempo-Solo Musicians' Recital, 2 p.m., Mich. Union, Pendleton Room.
The Sterling Chamber Players-"Twentieth Century Kaleidoscope," 4
p.m., Unitarian Church, 1917 Washtenaw.
Canterbury Loft-"Homerown:Women's Music Series," Joyce Schon and.
Cheryl Peck, 7 p.m.
ChHillel-Hebrew Musicians, 8p.m., 1429 Hill.
MISCELLANEOUS
Siddha Yoga Dham-Michael Andes, "Mind, Psyche, Ecstacy: The Way
of Meditation," a four hour meditation seminar.
Hillel-Israeli folk dancing, 12-3 p.m., 1429 Hill.
Rec. Sports-IM Cross Country Ski Meet, 1:30 p.m., Fuller Field.
Karma Thegsum Choling-Discussion on Buddhist texts, 4-5:30 p.m., 734
Fountain.
Breakthrough Meeting-for disabled students, 4-6 p.m., Mich. League,
Henderson Room.
Hillel-Deli dinner, 6 p.m., 1429 Hill.
MONDAY
FILMS
AAFC-My Darling Clementine, 7p.m., Wagonmaster, 8:40 p.m.,,Nat. Sci.
Cinema Guild-Monsieur Hulot's Holiday, 7 p.m., Italian Straw Hat, 9
p.m., Lorch Hall Aud.
SPEAKERS
Near Eastern & N. Afr. Studies-Bag lunch, Rudi Lindner, "The Failure of
Politics," noon, Lane Hall Commons.
Anatomy-Seminar, Nance Lemmon, "The Use of Monoclonal Antibodies
to Study the Developing Chick Visual System," 4 p.m., 5732 Med Sci. IL.
Chemistry-Seminar, Johannes Schwank, "Metal-Support Interactions in
Catalysis,"4p.m., 1200 Chem.
Energy Studies-Lecture, Alvin Alm, "Energy, National Security, and
Major Policy Issues, "4 p.m., Rackham E. Conf. Room.
Society of Christian Engineers-Inter-Varsity. Banquet, Gordon Van
Wylen, "The Christian and Professional Life," 6-9 p.m., Mich. League, Van-
denberg Room.
PERFORMANCES
School of Music-Composers Forum, 8p.m., Recital Hall.
MEETINGS
CEW-Bag lunch discussion, "Re-entry," noon-1:30 p.m., 328 Thompson.
Bible Study Group-12:15 p.m., W5603 Main Hosp. Nuc. Med. Conf. Room.
SACUA-1:15 p.m., 4025 Admin. Bldg.
Mich. Technic-3 p.m., B46 E. Engin.
Residential College-Discussion group, "Marx's Humanism and Marxist
Humanism: An Overview," 7 p.m., RC, Room 164.
Christian ScienceOrg.-7:15 p.m., 3909 Union..
"Mich': Jburfnal bf Eon6.-7:15 p m., 301 Econ.
Ann Arbor Chapet of Indoor Light Gardening Society of America- "A
Neophytes Potpourri," 7:30 p.m., Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dix-
boro.
Washtenaw County Committee Against Registration and the Draft
(CARD)-7:30 p.m., First Unitarian Church, 1917 Washtenaw.
Bicycling Club-7:30 p.m., 1084 E. Engin.
Hillel-Forum, "The Moral Majority: Its Implications for Christians and
Jews," 8 p.m., Temple Beth Emeth, 2309 Packard.
Dharma Study Group-Open House, 8 p.m., 201S. Main, Room 511.
MISCELLANEOUS
SWE-Pre-Interview Program, Boeing, 8:30-12:30 p.m., Kurt Solomon
Assoc., 1-4 p.m., 270 W. Engin.
Alpha Phi Omega-Red Cross Student Blood Drive, 3-9 p.m., Bursley.
Rec. Sports-Squash Club match, 6:30-9 p.m., CCRB.
A-Squares-Beginning square dancing lessons, no partner needed, 7-8:30
p.m.,Union Assembly Hall.
Rec. Sports-Paddleball skills clinic, 7-9 p.m., IMSB.
To submit items for the Happenings Column, send them in care of:
Happenings, The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, MI., 48109.

The search i

Four 'U' schools
By JANET RAE plete the las
After months of investigation, the search for new predicted tha
deans for four University schools and colleges is Frye between
drawing to a close. Three of th
Members of a search committee from the College inside the sch
of Engineering earlier this month presented a list of DR. ALPHt
their selections of candidates to University Vice mittee, said,
President for Academic Affairs Bill Frye. Commit- process for m
tees from the Schools of Dentist'y, Nursing, and have to be co
Social Work will likely submit theirselections within
the next few weeks. W ar
THE ENGINEERING dean search committee 'We ar
chose six finalists from a list of 101 nominees from we' re lo
within the University and across the country.
Engineering Prof. Frank Richart, who headed the looking
seven-person committee said, "We are looking for a ticulate
scholar, we're looking for energy, we're looking for
someonewho's articulate . . we're looking for a leader, s
leader, simply."
According to Frye, the final decision will be made -Engin
by a consensus of University President Harold
Shapiro and the Board of Regents.
Edward Dougherty, Frye's assistant in the dean University."
searches, said the names of the nominees will not be Burdi, like
made public so the candidates' current jobs will not satisfaction w
be jeopardized. like giving a
"I DON'T KNOW of any specific cases where good about that lec
candidates were lost because of this (releasing . Chairwoma
names) but we hear of it happening at other places," committee al.
Dougherty said. progress. In t
George Myers, chairman of the search committee bers personal
for the School of Dentistry, said his group will com- the list to six,

nearing d
t candidate interview by Feb. 11. He
at the final selections will be given to
Feb. 17 and 20.
e seven Dentistry candidates are from
ool, Myers said.
ONSE BURDI, who serves on the com-
"It's been a tremendous educational
iyself ... knowing what kinds of things
nsidered in promoting excellence at the,
e looking for a scholar,
yoking for energy, we're
for someone who's ar-
. . . we're looking for a
imply. '
eering Prof. Frank Richart
other committee members, expressed
'ith the progress of the committee. "It's
lecture and thinking 'Gee, I feel good
ture'," he said.
n Susan Steckel of the School of Nursing
so said she washappy with her panel's
the last few months, committee mem-
ly contacted all 65 nominees, narrowing
who are now being interviewed.

ichigan Daily-Sunday, January 25, 1981-Page 3
t
s on
ean selection
ACCORDING TO Steckel, two of those six are frorm
within the University-Associate Dean Barbara Hani
sen and Prof. Maxine Loomis. Steckel said she expel
ted the interviews will be completed by spring brea
with a final list of three being drawn up shortl'
thereafter.
The search committee for the School of Social Work
has just begun selecting applicants for interview:
According to Chairman Charles Garvin, the commit
tee will talk to between four and eight of the 25 ap
plicants before making their recommendations
Frye in early March.
Garvin said that more than 100 people were
nominated for the position and that of those, only 2p
chose to apply. The other five applicants responded to
advertisements about the position.
According to Michael Ager, a graduate student on
the committee, a candidate from Australia was ink-
terviewed last week. He said that candidates from
within theUniversity will be seen next. "We are still
open to nominations," he added.
All four of the committees have based their search
on guidelines presented to them last spring by then-
Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs Alfred
Sussman. Among the suggested criteria were iden -
tification with the field, managerial and a-
ministrative ability, experience appropriate to gaib
tenure at the University, and fundraising abilities.
Each of the committees was required to nationally
advertise the open position and to follow Affirmative
Action guidelines in setting up standards for obje-
tive judging of candidates, Dougherty said.

LSA dean committee
to begin interviews

By SUE INGLIS
The long search for the next LSA
dean is well underway with the com-
pletion of an initial review of some 200
persons recommended for the post.
About one-third of those reviewed
currently work for the University.
The LSA search committee - com-
prised of nine faculty members and
three students - is ready to begin in-
terviewing some of the 200 individuals
who were suggested for the position,
Search Committee Chairman Don
Lewis said yesterday. Memos adver-
tising the position were circulated
within the University and nationwide
last summer.
THE UNIVERSITY began its search
in July when then-LSA Dean Bill Frye
was appointed vice-president for
academic affairs.
"It is such a major job," said Frye,
describing the position he held for more
than two years. "It takes a tremendous
amount of time. The basic intellectual
drive has to come from the faculty, but+
creation for that faculty to flourish has
to come from the dean.
"The job is not just administrative,
it's also leadership," Frye continued.
He emphasized that successful dean-
ship is largely ,a "matter of putting
proposals in front of the faculty. The
dean must recognize the problems and
remove the problems" so that LSA can
meet its objective of achieving "the
highest possible level of scholarship in
research, teaching and learning."
OF THE INITIAL 200 names con-
sidered for the job, approximately 60 to
70 were individuals from within the
University, said Lewis.
Acting LSA Dean John Knott said he
is among those who will interview with
the search committee, although he
stressed that he does not yet know
whether he would take the job if a per-
manent position were offered him. "I
have agreed to meet with them. I have
agreed to go that far," he said. "In that

sense they regard me as a candidate,
but they're meeting with a lot of
people."'
The job of LSA dean includes respon-
sibility for curriculum matters, hiring
and firing of faculty, working with
department chairpersons, and
budgetary affairs. Knott said he felt
this year was a "particularly
challenging" one because of the
University's financial state.
SEARCH COMMITTEE members,
who were appointed last year by then-
Acting Vice-President for Academic
Affairs Alfred Sussman, said they have
formulated a list of criteria to serve as
an objective guideline by which to
assess candidates. Members said the
several page list of criteria was based
on talks with students, faculty, and ad-
ministrators.
Of the undisclosed number of ap-
plicants the committee has chosen to
interview, Frye said he expects to see
"at least four tosix" names when e
search committee reports to Frye and_
-President Harold Shapiro in the next
few months after its part of the selec-
tion process is completed.
Lewis explained that the individuals
whom the committee selects will "have
to be very good in research, have a real
firm commitment toward teaching, and
a desire to keep the college in the
forefront of academic excellence."
Shapiro and Frye will examine the
applicants suggested by the review
committee and will then make their
recommendations to the University
Regents, who "will want to see at least
three candidates," Frye said. The
Regents will make their final selection
in an open meeting.
If after being selected, an individual
is not already tenured within the
University, he or she must go through
the tenure process and be granted
tenure in order to keep the position,
Lewis said.

OVERSEAIS STUDY
"H EOILTPH CARE
in the
PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC of CH IN
On-campus Seminar: June 15-26, 1981
Study Tour: July 5-25, 1981
Faculty-Prof. Marilynn M. Rosenthal
F niversity of Michigan-Dearborn
Phone: 593-595/5520
IN FORMAT IONA L MEETIN4G
TUES. JAN. 27, 1981-7 pm s
UM International Center
NOON LUNCH-FORUMS
at the INTERNATIONAL CENTER
603 E. Madison Street
TUESDAYS
January 27-"CAN NUCLEAR DISASTER BE AVOIDED?"
DR. HAROLD JACOBSON, Professor of Political Science
Center for Political Studies,
Institute for Social Research
February 3-"RISE OF THE KLAN"
JOHN POWELL. former Director of the Michigan Of ficef
American Friends Service Committee,
Ann Arbor School Board, Organizer and
Second Vice President of the local
Chapter of The Southern Christian
Leadership Conference
February 10-.-"AN INTRODUCTION TO THE MUSLIM
WORLD"
DR. UMAR F. ABD-ALLAH, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies,
Department of Near Eastern Studies, U. of M.
February 17-"U.S. SOVIET RELATIONS IN THE $O's"
DR. WILLIAM ZIMMERMAN. Professor of Political Science and
Former Director, Center for Russian and
East European Studies
Lunch-$1.00
Sponsored by: The Ecumenical Campus Center, The international Center,
Church Women United in Ann Arbor.

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