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Ninety-One Years
Editorial Freedom


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Look for increasing cloudi-
ness and a chance of
showers today, with a high
in the 60's and a low in
the 40's.

Vol. XCI, No. 32 Copyright 1980, fhe Michigan Daily Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, October 10, 1980 Ten Cents Fourteen Pages

M[illi1__ken's budge
forecast spells
trouble for'U'
By JULIE ENGEBRECHT have a serious impact on our programs tion the Tisch tax cut proposal on the
as well as on our capacity to maintain November ballot, he warned that of-
Budget cuts recommended Wednes- our current level of staffing," Shapiro ficials are already making budget cuts
day by Gov. William Milliken would said. that cause "genuine hardship in
leave the University with less state In a televised statewide message thousands and thousands of Michigan
money in 1981 than it received in 1980. Wednesday, Milliken outlined $116' families." If passed, the Tisch amen-
Milliken's proposed $26 million million in budget cuts. He has revised dment would reduce state revenues by
reduction of higher education funds is a the state budget five times since $2 billion.
more severe cut than the University January.
adminsitration's "worst case" budget Milliken-told residents that the state The state budget. office is preparing
plan considers. is in its most serious fiscal crisis in detailed cuts, including the specific
THE STATE, HOWEVER, has not more than 40 years. He hinted that tax recommendation for the University,
yet recommended a specific portion of increases are possible if the state can- Whims said, and will have them ready
higher education's $620 million budget not pull itself from its financial crisis. when the legislature returns from its
for the University, said Fred Whims, Alithnuh the omernordid not men- election break.

University Information Services Photo
CZESLAW MILOSZ, A Polish poet, waits .to receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from the University in 1977.
Milosz won the 1980 Nobel Prize for literature.
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Recipinso honorary'
Ph'D . wins Nobel Prize

Poet Czeslaw Milosz, recipient of an honorary doctorate
from the University of Michigan, won the 1980 Nobel Prize for i
literature yesterday.
Milosz, 69, is the ninth American-and the third writer in
Polish-to win the prestigious literature prize.
MILOSZ was awarded a Doctor of Letters degree here in the
spring of 1977. He has spoken in Ann Arbor several times, and
a 400-page compendium of Milosz's poetry-the only complete
anthology of-his poety-in print-was published by the UniverT1
sity Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in 1976.
Milosz will come to Ann Arbor in January in connection
with the East European Festival of Arts and the Humanities,
sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European
' Born in the Lithuanian village of Vilna, which became
part of Poland in 1923 and later became part of the Soviet
Union, Milosz emigrated to the West in 1951 and has been a

director of the education division of the
state budget office.
Thirteen college and universities
received $623 million from the state last
The administration will present a
plan that outlines how the University
will cope under the new, unexpected
reduction in state funds at next week's
Regents meeting, University President
Harold Shapiro said yesterday.
recommendation were to be enacted by
the legislature, that would represent a
more severe budgetary outlook for the
University than we had anticipated in
our worst case' presentation to the
\Regents in July," Shapiro said.
The "worst case" budget plan in-
cludes an allocation of $144 million in
state funds for fiscal year 1981-the
same amount as the University
received in fiscal year 1980. The
University's fiscal year ends in July.
Freezes on hiring, and maintenance
and equipment accounts are in affect
under the "worst case" plan.
be mde if the governor's recommen-
dation is approved by the state
legislature. University officials have
said that such drastic cuts would not
allow the University to maintain the
number and quality of programs.
"It is clear that the financial accom-
modation that is required (under
Milliken's latest recommendation) will

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guest lecturer at'the University of California at Berkeley sin-
ce 1960.
MILOSZ'S POETRY HAS not been published in Poland
since 1951.
' In announcing the $215,000 award, the Swedish Academy
said "the world that Milosz depicts in his poetry and prose
works and essays is the world in which man lives after
having been driven out of paradise.",
A reading of Milosz's poetry in Polish and in English tran-
slation is. scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 23, in the Rackham
Amphitheater at 8 p:m. Both the poetry reading and, the lec-
tures by Milosz in January werle scheduled before the an-
nouncement was made that Milosz had won the Nobel prize.
"PEOPLE LIVED IN close contact with still primitive
nature. This country and this culture, and most of its people,
no longer exist," the academy said of Milosz's homeland.
See HONORARY, Page 6

University tuition rates could triple
next year if the Tisch tax cut plan
(Proposal D) passes in November,
Prof. Irving Spitzberg,. general
secretary of the American Association
of University Professors, warned
At a press conference at the Michigan
League yesterday, Soitzberg said the
Tisch proposal puts higher education in.
the state "in jeopardy." Shiawassee
County Drain Commissioner Robert
Tisch's plan provides for a 50 percent
cut in property taxes, which would
reduce the state's general fund by $2
SPITZBERG ALSO said faculty
layoffs and a dramatic increase in class
sizes could result if Proposal D is ap-
proved. This will result in a drop in
teaching quality, he added.
University President Harold Shapiro,
reached later yesterday, said if the

Prof association
head lam basts
Tisch proposal

proposal is adopted, doubling or
tripling tuition rates for in-state studen-
ts is one remedy that may be con-
sidered. But if out-of-state tuition is in-
creased at that rate, he explained, it
would be impossible for many out-of-
staters to attend the University.
"It's still too early to say what we're
going to do," Shapiro said.
SHAPIRO NOTED tuition provides
$70 million to the University's $230
million general fund. Proposal D would
result in a $80 to $120 million decrease
in state allocations to the University,
thereby reducing the. University
general fund considerably.
"Revenue could be raised by in-
creasing tuition," he explained, but we
may also have to consider dropping
enrollment by 50 percent, which would
reduce our expenditures and allow us to
continue with a smaller budget."
(A Tisch spokesperson said yester-

Students for Carter
criticize opponents

Although Jimmy Carter has
promised to soften attacks on his
rivals for the Oval Office, University
students campaigning for the
president continue to blast the
records of Ronald Reagan and John
The student volunteers also spend
a lot of time defending Carter's
"CARTER HASN'T done a bad job
at all," said Jay Allen, one of three
campus chairpesons of the county
Carter/Mondale re-election cam-
Allen said that even on economics
issues, Carter's record is not as bad
as some people make it out to be. He
cited Carter-sponsored aid to the
Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, and
New York City as examples of
positive steps the president has
Kathy Cleary, another tri-
chairperson of the student group
which boasts a list of 80 volunteers,
said over the past 20 years every
president has contributed to in-

flation and that "Carter is a victim
of circumstances."
THE MAIN THRUST of the cam-
pus Carter campaign is to criticize
the other candidates' records.
"Ronald Reagan is putting out an
illusion of dreams. Carter has to ex-
pose the real Reagan and be blunt
about it," Cleary said.
Carter volunteers want to stress
Reagan's viewpoints on ERA, abor-
tion, then arms race, and especially
the Supreme Court. "Not many
people know that the next president
will likely appoint at least five
justices to the high court. The
Supreme Court has always been the
guardian of individual rights. With
Reagan appointing a majority of
justices those rights are in jeopar-
dy," said Allen.
CLEARY ALSO said she hopes to
"explode the Anderson record. His
.voting record in Congress is con-
trary to what he is saying now."
Allen called Anderson "a conser-
vative wearing a liberal mask."
"We want to educate students on
John Anderson and make students
See STUDENTS, Page 7


Daily Photo by LISA KLAUSNER .
WASHTENAW COUNTY COORDINATOR for the Carter/Mondale re-election
campaign, Bob Anderson, discusses the candidate with Kathy Cleary and Mike
Smith, two of the student tri-chairpersons for the University at their organi-
zational meeting last Friday.

IRVING SPITZBERG, GENERAL secretary of the American Association of
University Professors, suggests yesterday at a press conference at the Mich-
igan League that tuition rates at the University could triple if the Tisch tax
'cut proposal passes Nov. 4.

Point, Counterpoint
(CKLW) morning show: An American and a
Russian are speaking to one another. The
American says, "How do you say 'arrogant ass'
in Russian?" The Russian answers, "Baa."
"That seems easy enough," the American thinks to him-

Who says they're not romantic?
After two decades of celibacy, an aging Chinese alligator
from the Bronx Zoo has turned into a real swinger. Zoo of-
ficials had been trying unsuccessfully for two decades to
ignite the flames of passion in the alligator, now in his 50s.
But it seemed the gator was just too pure of heart. Then, the
determined zoo officials sent the alligator on a honeymoon
with a female of the same endangered species to a remote
nature reserve in the Louisiana bayou. The officials hoped
tha te nrPA whic ins similar to their native hahiant on the

Operation green garb
Those hospital scrub suits may not look terribly elegant,
but to some people, -they're all the rage. Around campus,
for instance, the green clothes make comfortable study
garb. They're perfect-all the trappings of a fad, but none
of the drawbacks of high fashion. The suits don't cost the
wearer much either. Thefts of the suits by hospital em-
ployees have been rising at various locations around the
country. The thefts have reached such epidemic propor-
tions that some hosoitals report doctors are standing

grooming and a generally trim figure. It takes more than
clothes to make the man, noted the Custom Tailors Guild of
America, when it released it's 33rd annual Top 10 list of the
nation's best-dressed men. Bob Hope topped the list com-
piled by the Chicago outfit, which commented, "Where
there's Hope, there's class." The list of clothes horses also
included Don Rickles because "he's not an insult to his
tailors;" Burt Reynolds, "The Casanova of clothing:
Johnny Carson, "the stylish superstar," and his ban-
dleader, Doc Severinsen, who "hits a high note in elegan-
ce." The Guild also labeled Lynn Swann, "the resplendent




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