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and a low tonight in the middle 40s.

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Vol. XCIN, No. 11 Copyright 1982, The Michigan Daily Arn Arbor, Michigan- Tuesday, September 21, 192 Ten Cents Ten Pages

Reagan
orders

31% o Boo
didn't earn
By RON POLLACK
and BARRY WITT
Copyright 1982, The Michigan Daily
Almost one-third of the players who carried the
pigskin for Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler
failed to earn a sheepskin before moving on to the
pros, University records reveal.
Schembechler last month lashed out at a published
report that said 40 percent of former Wolverines who
play in the National Football League ne-Ter earned
degrees. Schembechler and other athk ic depar-
tment officials believe that the figure is ci ser to 15
percent.
BUT UNIVERSITY records show that both Schem-
bechler and Sports Illustrated, the magazine which
published the original figure, are wrong. Of the 26
former Wolverines presently in the NFL, 8 (31 per-

s pros
t degrees
cent) haven't earned degrees.
But Schembechler yesterday disputed the Daily's
findings. The coach said that three players who left
the University only a few credits short of earning
diplomas should be included among the group of
graduates.
"I think it's unfair to say a guy hasn't graduated if
he's only got to make up an incomplete," Schem-
bechler said.
SCHEMBECHLER admitted that a 31 percent non-
graduation rate would be unacceptable. But because
he calculates the figure differently, he said, "I don't
feel bad" about the Daily's findings.
By the coach's count, former Wolverines Mike
Jolly, who now plays with the Green Bay Packers,
Stan Edwards, a rookie with the Houston Oilers, and
William "Bubba" Paris, of the San Francisco 49ers
See 31%, Page 2

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Coach Bo Schembechler stands on the sidelines with
senior place-kicker Ali Haji-Sheikh.

From AP and UPI
President Reagan and French
President Francois Mitterrand, reac-
ting to the massacre of hundreds of'
Palestinian refugees in Beirut, announ-
ced yesterday that America, France
and Italy will send their peacekeeping
*orces back to the bloodied Lebanese
capital.
They made their announcements
simultaneously in Washington and,
Paris. In Rome, the Foreign Ministry
confirmed that Italy again would con-
tribute troops to-the three-nation peace-
keeping force.
IN THE two ravaged refugee camps
in Moslem west Beirut, Red Cross
workers continued their grisly task,
,ollecting 120 bodies and preparing a
mass grave for many of the victims.
Estimates of the number of-people slain
in the weekend massacre ranged from
at least 300 by the U.S. government to

1,400 by the Palestine Liberation
Organization.
Virtually all the victims were
Palestinian or Lebanese Moslems, and
the slaughter has been blamed on
Lebanese Christian militias. Many
world leaders have said Israel must
share responsibility because it sent
army units into west Beirut last Wed-
nesday, the day after President-elect
Bashir Gemayel was killed in a bomb
blast. Gemayel headed the Christian
Phalange Party.
Meanwhile in Beirut, Amin
Gemayel's main challenger withdrew
from the presidential race yesterday,
all but ensuring the election of the 39-
year-old lawyer-businessman as leader
of this shattered nation, succeeding his
slain brother.
THE MAJORITY of parliamentary
blocs-both Christian and Moslem-
declared they would support the young
See REAGAN, Page 5

Progr'am
defenders
0
to voice
objections
to 'U'cut s
By JIM SPARKS
Defenders of three threatened
University programs will have a chan-
ce to sway opinions in their favor at
public hearings called for this week and
next.
Students from one of.the targeted
units-the School of Natural Resour-
ces-are pinning their hopes on the up-
coming hearings as an important op-
portunity to apply vocal pressure to
save their school.
BUT PROFESSORS from the two
other programs-the Institute for
Labor and Industrial Relations and the
Institute for the Study of Mental Retar-
dation andeRelated Disabilities-say
they don't expect the hearings to have
much of an affect on the fate of their
units.
Members of the faculty committee
reviewing the natural resources school
and administrators studying the
futures of the other two programs will
listen to a full roster of students, faculty
members, and other professionals.
Most of the speakers will argue against
major budget cutbacks or elimination
of the targeted programs.
Although School of Natural Resour-
ces students are trying to make the
hearing a major show of support, some
of those scheduled to speak are worried
they will have little effect on the even-
tual decisions about their future. Some
claim the hearings, which are required
by University review procedures, are
little more than a formality in the
process of cutting a program.
IF THE professors and ad-
ministrators were truly concerned with
what the public had to say, said one
student, they would have allowed more
opportunities for public discussion
throughout the review, and would not
have so restricted the time allotted
speakers at the upcoming hearings.
"Ten minutes apiece-that's a joke,"
said Karen Herr, a junior in the School
of Natural Resources. "It's like a little
gesture that they gave us. It's too bad
they couldn't have had more feedback,
but four hoursh(the time allowed for the
hearing) is bullshit."
See 'U', Page 5

Doily Photo by ELIZABLIH SCOI
Gooey Ears
Using his Q-tips, a maintenance man cleans up accumulated debris imbedded in a Main Street department store sign
while curious shoppers check out the merchandise inside.
Non-tenure promotions in schools

under reN
By FANNIE WEINSTEIN
The recent promotion without-tenure
of professors in schools currently under
budgetary review has stirred up con-
siderable controversy among Univer-
sity faculty.
Responding to the recent action, the
faculty Senate Assembly yesterday
unanimously endorsed a letter drafted
by the Senate's Advisory Committee on
University Affairs (SACUA) opposing
the promotions.
THE LETTER, addressed to Vice
President for Academic Affairs Billy
Frye, protests the promotion of four
assistant professors to associate
professors without the customary
benefits of tenure.
Three of the professors, Hiroko
Pijanowski and R. Dwayne Overmeyer
of the Art School, and Timothy White of
the School of Education, have been with
the University for four years. The four-
th, Prof. Patrick West of the School of
Natural Resources has taught here for
five years.
Tenurereview usually comes after
seven years of teaching at the Univer-

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sity, although it can come before.
THE LATEST promotions are con-
troversial, however, because even
though the professors were recommen-
ded by their departments to be
promoted with tenure, the ad-
ministration chose not to give it, said
Prof. William Stebbins, chairman of
SACUA's Tenure Committee.
"You're not strictly violating the
Regents bylaws so you can do that
(promote faculty without tenure),"
Stebbins said, but added, "It's not a
good precedent to set.. . It's contrary
to the system."
Frye defended the administration's
decision to withhold tenure. "It's not in
any way against University policy," he
said. "It is unusual," he added.
FRYE EXPLAINED that while the
administration wanted the professors
to know they were considered qualified
for tenure, budgetary matters had to be
considered. "We're simply trying to
keep these open until the reviews are
finished."
The professors' recommendations for
tenure will be re-evaluated once the

ontroversy
reviews are completed, he added.
"I'm not supporting the ad-
ministration's move to do this," Steb-
bins said. "It's something they haven't
done before. It could lead to
problems."
FOR EXAMPLE, Stebbins said, the
administration might continue to defer
tenure for professors from schools that
might be under review in the future.
Frye also said he believed 'the
decision had set a precedent. "I think if
we do have departments or schools un-
der review (in the future), the
likelihood is that we would not like to
make final tenure decisions."
Other faculty members say this
method of promotion will weaken the
University's tenure policy. "It would
really undermine the tenure system,"
said Prof. Wilfred Kaplan, president of
the University's chapter of the
American Association of University
Professors and a Senate member.
. THERE IS still some legal confusion
surrounding the promotions. "It's a
See NON-TENURE, Page 3

Theolog y 1aiy Photo by ELIZABETH SCOUIt
Ei slight difference of opinion developed in the Diag yesterday resulting in a
battle of who could scream the loudest. Involved in the clash of beliefs were a
diag preacher, a Moslem, a professor, and an occasional derelict.

TODAY
Sticking it to the Regents
SOME UNIVERSITY staff members, angry about
warnings that they may not receive a pay raise this
year, have taken their case for more money to:
the Regents-or, more precisely, to the Regents'
bumpers. Several Regents returned to their cars after a
staff rally outside last Thursday's Regents meeting to find
their bumpers adorned with stickers declaring support for
the~a drnntpr nrkwrc nnif r.Ad i 4cdan .nr hear

Up, up, and away
A TUXEDOED climber with a business card identifying
him as an "urban mountaineer" celebrated the 10th
anniversary of the 48-story Transamerica Pyramid in San
Francisco yesterday by climbing it. Frustrated police stood
below, unable to stop the figure in the white tuxedo as he in-
ched his way up the side of the pointed skyscraper, one of
the most distinctive shapes in the San Francisco skyline.
"Yeah, there's some nut up there on the east side," obser-
ved police Sgt. George Kowalski. The climber passed a

The Daily almanac
O N THIS DATE in 1980, Independent John Anderson
and Republican candidate Ronald Reagan debated on
television, but most University students polled said they
watched the Sunday Night Movie instead. Of those that.did
watch the two politicians spar, most said they thought An-
derson won the war of words and that Reagan would likely
lose the election. Said one student predicting a Reagan
defeat at the polls: "Reagan's problem is he's too corny."
Also on this day in history:
"*1973-flsniti' 1oud41protestsby 150 stuidents who packed

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