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Page 6-Tuesday, October 7, 1980-The Michigan Daily
Georgia. prof welcomed
back from prison term

ATHENS, Ga. (AP)-Professor
James Dinnan, jailed for three months
because he wouldn't reveal his vote in a
faculty promotion case, returned to
work yesterday and was welcomed by a
banner stretched across the doors of his
department by his University of
Georgia colleagues.
Dinnan, who was sentenced for con-
tempt of court, arrived on campus shor-
tly before 9 a.m. to resume his duties as
a reading and adult education
specialist.
THE SMILING, 50-year-old Dinnan
was greeted by a large banner that
read: "The Reading Department
Welcomes Dr. Dinnan Back Home."
Many doors inside the department
were adorned with red and black rib-
bons, theschool colors, in his honor.
Dinnan wore the suit he was issued
when he left the prison at Eglin Air
Force Base in Florida, where he drop-

ped 45 pounds while working as a dish-
washer and toilet scrubber. He weighed
212 when he entered prison.
"MAYBE THAT'S my reward," Din-
nan said of his weight loss. He said the
prison food was "pretty good . . . but
since it was 130 degrees in the
washroom, it was easy to lose weight."
Dinnan, who was released from,
prison last week, surrendered to
authorities in July wearing his
academic robes.
"I just want to go back to my resear-
ch and teaching," he told reporters at
his office yesterday. "I suspect it will
be back to normal in a few days." He
said he will teach his first class
tomorrow.
DINNAN WAS found in contempt of
court, fined $3,000 and sentenced to 90
days in prison after refusing the tell
U.S. District Judge Wilbur Owens how

he voted on the tenure and promotion
request of a female faculty member,
Maija Blaubergs. Blaubergs had filed a
sex discrimination suit against the
university.
Dinnan served on the faculty commit-
tee that denied her request for tenure.
Six committee members divulged their
votes, two others were not asked and
Dinnan refused.
A hearing has been scheduled Nov. 3
before the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Ap-
peals in Atlanta on Dinnan's appeal of
the contempt order issued by Owens.
"We're appealing the aspect of him
forcing me to reveal my vote," Dinnan
said. "I'm still in contempt, becuase I
haven't complied with his request."
If he loses the appeal, Dinnan could
be asked again how he voted. He said he
still would refuse to answer.

DR. JAMES DINNAN, a professor at the University of Georgia, is welcomed back to work by a colleague. Dinnan has
just completed a 90-day prison term stemming from contempt of court charges, for failing to reveal his vote in a faculty
promotion case.

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PEKING (AP)-Four armed Soviet intruders
crossed into Chinese Mongolia, killed a shepherd,
then began a firefight with Chinese border guards in
which one of the Soviets was killed, the Chinese
Foreign Ministry said yesterday. It was the first
China-Soviet border incident reported in more than a
year.
China lodged a "strong protest" with the Soviet
Union over Sunday's incident, which Peking said
began when the intruders crossed the Argun River in-
to Inner Mongolia and tried to abduct a Chinese
shepherd. The shepherd, identified as Li Zhong,
resisted and was killed. The Soviets opened fire on
Chinese frontier guards who had rushed to the scene,
the protest note said.
IT SAID THE CHINESE fired back in self-defense,
killing one Soviet intruder inside China, and the three
others escaped in their motorboat back to Soviet
territory.
The Chinese protest, delivered to interim Soviet
Charge d'Affaires G.V. Kireev, declared, "In

disregard of the repeated warnings of the Chinese
side, the Soviet authorities now have created another
incident of bloodshed along the Sino-Soviet border,
killing a Chinese and encroaching on China's
territorial soverignty.
"It must be pointed out that the Soviet side is
doomed to failure in its attempt to profit from
creating border tension and that it must bear full
responsibility for all the consequences arising
therefrom," the note continued.
IT DEMANDED THAT Moscow "punish the
culprits of this incident and stop all armed
provocations along the Sino-Soviet border."
The last reported border incident between the
communist giants came in July 1979, when Peking
alleged that Soviet soldiers killed one Chinese and
wounded another in a cross-border ambush along the
Sinkiang Province frontier.
That came as the two sides were preparing to begin
talks on improving relations strained during the last
two decades amid Chinese charges of Soviet "im-
perialism."

NO PROGRESS WAS reported in the first round of
talks last fall in Moscow. Before the planned second
round could begin in Peking this year, the Chinese
declared that continuing the talks would be inap-
propriate in the wake of Soviet intervention ilo
Afghanistan.
The Soviets sent some 100,000 troops irto
Afghanistan late last year to help the Marxist regime
in Kabul put down a rebellion by anti-communst
Moslem guerrillas. The State Department says most
/of those Soviet forces remain in Afghanistan.
China claims Moscow has more than one million
troops stationed along the China-Soviet border, and
has described the Soviet Union as "the main danger
of war" in the world.
The Soviet Union's armed forces total some 3.5
million men, according to The International Institute
for Strategic Studies. The institute says China ha*
almost a million more men under arms, but that
Moscow's strategic weapons make it a far superior
military power

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Shapiro,
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long-range projections for their resear
ch programs as part of the Univer
sity's budget and planning process?
do imbalances exist among unit;
between external and internal suppor
for research?
-should the UJniversity revitalize it
relationship with universities an
research insittutes in other countries?
SHAPIRO ALSO said another are
with growth potential for the Universit
is affirmative action in employmen
He said new initiatives in the studen
area are also required, "but these wi
be discussed in more detail later thi
year in out annual report to the Regent
on minority student enrollment."
"For many of us, including myself,

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Shapiro continued, "issues of affir- * mai
mative action did not form a part of our ts so t
evolving consciousness until our sibilityf
working lives were well underway. I all resp
s may not' have developed a full ap- Univers
t preciation and integrative understan- IN AD
ding of how our society and how our appropr
is University should meet both our conside
d obligations and opportunities in this tion m
area." ministr
a "IN SPITE OF our increasing com- might b
y mitment to this area," Shapiro lamen- "In ti
t. ted, "our efforts have not resulted in importa
t the kind of significant change that all its
ill many hoped, perhaps naively, would ficulties
s result." support
s He said the proportion of women and must al
other minority, members on the faculty tions fo
'' over the past five years has increased and wh
"modestly," and the University's asasch
achievements in this area "cannot be Prior
considered a major advance." membe
Shapiro outlined several objectives to
increase women and minority hiring:
" renewed efforts-in recruiting and
seeking out qualified women and
minority candidates for faculty and
non-faculty positions at every rank in
which openings and hiring oppor-
tunities exist; of
* University units' familiarization
and observation of new procedures for
the hiring of candidates for both faculty WAS
and non-faculty positions, and; prosecu
e

in nnor
nstreaming of University effor-
hat commitment and respon-
for affirmative action lies with
onsible decision-makers at the
ity.
DDITION, Shapiro urged all the
riate units at the University to
r research and affirmative ac-
atters and advise the ad
ation on how the University
est achieve its objectives.
mes like these," he said, "it is
nt that the University not focus
attention on the genuine dif-
s it is facing in the state-
ed components of its budget. We
so nurture and develoD the op-
r growth that are available to us
ich speak to our commitments
holarly community."
to the president's speech, 16
ers of the University faculty

ity hiring
were honored for distinguished
scholarship, teaching and service. The
recipients were awarded $16,000 collec-
tivelyand in four separate categories.
The five winners of the University Distinguished
Faculty Achievement Award were: Thomas Adam-
son, professor of aerospace engineering; Sanely
Garn, professor of nutrition and anthropology;
Myron Levine, professdr of human genetics; Michael
Sanders, professor of physics; Charles Trinkaus,
professor of history.
The AMOCO Foundation Good Teaching Award
was given to: Jack Goldberg, associate professor of
mathematics; Frank Grace, professor of political
science; Warren Hecht,electurer in the Residential
College; William Martel, professor of radiology; a
Warren Wagner, professor of natural resources and
of botany.
The U-M Faculty Recognition Award was presen-
ted to: Donald Deskins Jr., professor of geography;
Barbara Forisha, associate professor of psychology,
U-M-Dearborn; Steven Lavine, assistant professor
of English; Peter Smouse, associate professor of
human genetics; and Rudolf Thun, associate
professor of physics.
The Josephine Nevins Keal Fellowship was awar-
ded to Zane Udris, assistant professor of classical
studies.

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torney General Richard Kleindienst,
whose approval was required for fhe
bureau to conduct legal break-ins in a
national security probe.
PROSECUTORS CONTEND the two
officials, W. Mark Felt, the FBI's for-
mer No. 2 man, and Edward Miller, its
former intelligence chief, acted without
Kleindienst's knowledge in approving
the so-called "black bag jobs."
The prosecution did not explain why
it decided not to call Kleindienst. He
may still be asked to testify as a gover-
nment rebuttal witness, or for the
defense, since Felt and Miller argue
Kleindienst delegated the surveillance
authority to the FBI.
Defense lawyers have said that in
presenting their side over the next four
weeks, they may call former President
Richard Nixon and attorney generals
dating as far back as Herbert Brownell,
who served in 1954.

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