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The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 22, 1997 - 3

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Dunn hands gavel, SACUA post to D'Alec

Woman flashed
i Graduate
Library
woman was flashed by an
unknown man in the Harlan Hatcher
Graduate Library last Thursday,
according to Department of Public
Safety reports.
The victim was studying in a library
cubicle when the man exposed himself.
The victim left the area after the inci-
dent occurred. The suspect is a 6-foot
male in his late thirties with glasses and
brown hair. He was last seen wearing a
1&-sleeve blue button-down shirt and
dark pants, DPS reports state.
Bus driver
harasses woman
A complaint was made against a
University bus driver Thursday by a
woman who claims she is being
h sed, DPS reports state.
e bus driver allegedly stops in
front of the woman's apartment and
stares inside in an attempt to make eye
cotact, reports state. The bus driver
was identified by the victim and
warned by DPS officials to cease the
activity.
Items stolen from
local business
everal items were .reported missing
(rhn the H&R Block office on
Stadium Boulevard last Friday, Ann
Arbor Police Department reports state.
The district manager told AAPD
officers that petty cash, deposit money,
aVCR and a computer were taken from
the business. Reports indicate that key,
was used to enter the building and cvi-
dence points to an employee.
ead animals
ound on campus
Two unrelated incidents of dead ani-
mals were reported by DPS officials
Sunday.
In the first incident, a dead squirrel
was found in the courtyard of East
Quad residence hall around 9 a.m.,
DPS reports state.
In the second, unrelated incident, a
d bird was found Sunday near a pil-
at the fron entrance of the
University Cancer and Geriatrics
('enter. DPS officials disposed of the
bird.
Items stolen from
cars on campus
In two unrelated incidents, items
were taken from vehicles Sunday in a
*iversity parking lot on Hubbard
Road, according to DPS reports.
In the first incident, a caller report-
ed hearing a car alarm and then
noticed a black car with the hood open
and a window broken. A four-door
sedan then sped out of the area, the
caller said. A DPS investigation
showed two vehicles had been broken
into and items were reported stolen by
both victims.
Sn an unrelated incident, stereo speak-
were taken from a vehicle in the same
lot. The convertible top was "poked"
with a sharp object to gain entry.
Sports players
collide at IM
lilding

Two men playing basketball at the
amural sports ,building collided
th one another Sunday, leaving one
man injured, according to DPS reports.
The men bumped into each other and
one subject was cut above his eye. The
cut was deep enough to require stitch-
es the report states. The victim refused
help from the medical crew at the scene
and was escorted to University
Hospitals' emergency room by DPS
officers.
-- Compiled by Daily StaffReporter
Jenni Yacimin.

By Janet Adamy
Daily Staff Reporter
Thomas Dunn, outgoing chair of the faculty's
governing body, passed the gavel to his successor,
Dr. Louis D'Alecy, at the semester's final Senate
Assembly meeting yesterday.
Dunn, a chemistry professor, said he is glad to
have served as a chair of both the Senate Advisory
Committee on University Affairs and the Senate
Assembly for the past three years and is now hop-
ing for "a safe return to the faculty."
"I treasure the experience, but I'm glad that it
only lasts for three years," Dunn said.
D'Alecy said lie looks forward to leading
SACUA and the Senate Assembly and will look to
Dunn for advice throughout his term.

"I hope that I can carry the torch as well as
(Dunn) has,"said D'Alecy, a physiology professor.
Before passing his position on to D'Alecy,
Dunn reflected on the changes that took place
within SACUA and the Senate Assembly during
his term. He emphasized the improvement of the
relationship between faculty and administration.
"The current state of affairs (in faculty gover-
nance) is very much an effort of (Provost J. Bernard
Machen's) openness and the cooperation of (former
Interim University President Homer Neal)."
Senate Assembly member Pot Maloy, a kinesiol-
ogy professor, praised Machen, who will be leav-
ing his post at the University in late summer, for
his work with the faculty. I
"Provost Machen has done a great deal to estab-

lish the key to faculty governance understanding,'
Maloy said, noting that Machen successfully adapt-
ed to multiple turnovers in the University's adminis-
tration.
Dunn said that the involvement of the faculty in
the selection of University President Lee Bollinger
last November also helped improve the communi-
cation between faculty and administration.
Dunn said the need for the faculty to match the
student body's increasing diversity will be a
prominent issue in the future.
"For most of us, when we go into the classroom,
we don't meet the same class that we did 20 years
ago," Dunn said, noting that the demographics of
the faculty do not parallel those of the student body.
Also at the meeting, the faculty officially approved

Move-out may
see jump in theft

a report that outlines the principles of faculty involve-
ment in institutional and academic unit governance.
Dunn said the report, which was put together by the
Academic Affairs Advisory Committee, is a clarifi-
cation of the principles for faculty governance that
are stated in the Regent's Bylaws.
"This report reaccentuates the responsibilities
and the prerogatives of the faculty, but at the same
time recognizes the methods of the different units;'
Dunn said.
Machen said the report does not make any fun-
damental changes in any of the concepts of facul-
ty governance.
"This document fills a vacuum, in that we do
not presently have a document that outlines the
principles of faculty governance," Machen said.
Memoiial
service
pla
Sfor Comaif
By Jenni Yachnin
Daily Staff Reporter

By Jenni Yachnin
DailyStaff Reporter
As the students move out, the thieves
may move in.
With the closing down of residence
halls scheduled to occur in less than
two weeks and other students leaving
off-campus housing, theft rates may
soon climb slightly.
"There is usually a spike in theft in
and around residence halls during
move-out week," Director of Housing
Public Affairs Alan Levy said. "The
basic extent of what we tell people is to
urge them not to leave their personal
property unattended"

Ann Arbor
Larry Jerue
s u g g e s ted
s i mil a r
advice for
s t u d e n t s
moving out.
"It's a very
vulnerable
time for stu-
dents," Jerue
said. "You
have to trust

Police Department Sgt.
" havenW
problems iw
thefts all yei
- Ashley R
LSA first-y

during move out as during move in or
break times."
However, many students living in
residence halls said they do not worry
about theft.
"I haven't had problems with theft
all year," said LSA first-year student
Ashley Reichenbach. "I'm not going
home, so I'm going to move in stages."
LSA first-year student Anthony
White said he plans to move all of his
belongings out at once, and is not wor-
ried about theft.
"I'm not terribly worried. I don't
think moving out will be too much of a
difficulty," White said.
A few students said they are skepti-
cal of students
advertising moving
rt had and storage ser-
vices.
ith "When you see
the 764- numbers
ar ~ on fliers you don't
pay attention to
Reichenbach them because you
'ear student know it's just stu-
dents," said LSA
sophomore Diego
Bernal. "You're scared they might take
your stuff and keep it."
During move-out in the residence
halls, some students leave University
property, like bed frames and desk
chairs, in the hallway for extended peri-
ods of time.
"There arc too many people that go
unaccounted in this period,' 'Levy said.
"Students shouldn't leave items they
are financially liable for unattended."
Many students leave sections of lofts
scattered in the hallway when they put
University beds back into their rooms.

your instincts -_if it looks like a duck
and quacks like a duck, its a duck."
Jerue suggests students lock doors
when leaving and use "basic, good
common sense"
AAPD does not see a rise in crime
during move-out, although there is an
increase during vacations, Jerue said.
"We have a tendency to have more
reports during breaks. We see problems
increase in home invasion." Jerue said.
"MoVe-outs have a tendency to be
extended over a long period of timCi
There is not as much high volume exit

ADULSMI T/DaIy
LSA first-year student Guy Bargnes takes down his East Quad loft last night.
Such move-out scenes will be common in the coming days.

"We don't want this pai
-that's why it's in the hall
year student Monica Parri
to pieces of a loft frame
door
l e~v said it is helpful fo

rt of our loft security immediately.
"' LSA first- "We already have roaming officers
ish, pointing in and out of buildings," Levy said.
outside her -The (residence hall) closing notices
usually include tips on securing prop-
r students to erty"

report suspicious people to Department
of Pubic Safety officials or housing

Security doors should not be propped
open- while moving, Levy said.

Work -study students may tutor children

A memorial service will be held May
18 for victims of Comair flight 3272,
including a University professor and a
student,
"Initially, it will be open to family
members and volunteers," said Vikie
Koozman, administrative assistant to
the Monroe County Board of
Commissioners. "It will be sectioned
off so the public will not be where the
families are."
The plane crashed in early January,
killing all 29 passengers on board,
i n c l u d i n g
Associate
Rackham Dean
and Theatre Prof.
Betty Jean Jones
and Mary Markley
Resident Adviser
and LSA senior
Arati Sharangpani.
The non-
d e nom in at ional
service is sched- Jones
uled at 1 p.m. at
the Roselawn Cemetery in LaSalle,
Mich., but the caskets will be buried
before the ceremony to avoid draw-
ing a large public crowd, Koozman
said.
"As far as drawing people in to
see (the burial), it should be.pri-
vate," Koozman said.
During the service, a commemo-
rative plaque will be presented.
The plaque will be purchased by
Comair and engraved with the
names of those who died in the
crash, Koozman said.
"Comnair has done this in the past
with other victims'
memorial ser-
vices." Koozman
said.
R e s i d e n t
Advisers and stu-
dents at Mary
Markley resi-
dence hall said
they were
unaware of the
planned memori- Sharangpani
al service.
"I would have liked to have known
about the service," said Engineering
first-year student Stacey Waxton.
"This is extremely frustrating
because lots of us are stressed out
and do riot have the time (to pick up
this. information). I would love to
pay tribute to those who; were
killed."
Markley Resident Director and
LSA senior Chad Bailey said he
was unaware of the memorial ser-
vice.
"I hadn't heard anything about it."
Bailey said.
Comair officials could not br
reached for comment.

By Jeffrey Kosseff
Daily Stati Reporter
When students begin fall term, they will have a new
option to pay for college - tutoring.
The University is one of 14 Michigan colleges and
universities that is participating in President Clinton's
America Reads Initiative, which allows' for up to half
of all work study students to teach elementary school
children to read.
"There's been a literacy effort in the past, but
there's never been anything this dramatic' said
Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), an advocate of the
program, in an interview with The Michigan
Daily last month.
Mary Beth Damm, assistant director of the
University's new Center for Learning Through
Community Service, said there has been a positive
reaction to the new program.
"People love the idea of college students working
with elementary school students," Damm said.
But Damm said the University plans to use only
between 75 and 125 of the University's 3,500 work
study students for the program.
"It's not realistic to have half of all work study stu-
dents in this program," Damm said. "We could not fit
them all."
Currently the University is hiring a coordinator for
the program, Damm said. The University is also in
preliminary discussions with two Ann Arbor-area
school districts, she said.
The School of Education has also committed to

assist the tutors.
"At this point, we made a committment to support
the service," said Education Assistant Dean Karen
Wixon. "It's really important work."
Wixon said she wants to assure a quality tutoring
program for the young children.
"All tutoring is not created equal," Wixon said. "'Ae
want a tutoring program that makes a difference."
The option of literacy tutoring has received mixed
reaction from University stu-
dents
LSA junior Patnck Ryan, We wa
who has participated in work
study at a laboratory, said his tuo g
laboratory experience is moret
beneficial to his future career t4
than tutoring might be.
"The lab is a little more rel- differenc
evant to what I'm doing,"_
Ryan said. "It's a good idea to
invest in the future, but what Education
about us?"
Engineering sophomore
Jamie Hillock said she would consider tutoring in the
program.
"It would be a good idea," said Hillock, who partic-
ipatcs in work study at the School of Education.
Wixon said that while there are community ser-
vice programs where volunteers tutor older chil-
dren who have difficulty, she said this program is
different.

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"The thing that is very unique about this program is
that it is targeted at very young children,' Wixon said.
Most tutoring programs are targeted at older chil-
dren.
Damm said the Office of the Provost has sent letters
to all incoming first-year students to inform them
about the program.
"We want a mix of seniors.juniors, sophomores and
first-year students," Damm said.
Damm said that while it may
be more convenient for
it a University students to bus the
children to the University for
rogram tutoring, transportation wil
most likely be provided through
a work study funds for the
yy University students to go to the
elementary schools.
Karen Wixon "That's not a good idea, to put
them on a bus three times a
SSitant dean week," Damm said.
Michigan Student Assembly
Vice-President Olga Savic said
the program will be beneficial to both University and
elementary students.
"It seems like it's a good way to have students give
back to the community for the University students and
the elementary school students," Savic said. "It could
be a very positive experience. We should utilize
University students in a positive way for the commu-
nity while they get paid in return."

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