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The Michigan Daily - Friday, September 18, 1998 - 3

CRIMEW
Hit and run
occurs near
Medical Center
The Department of Public Safety
responded to a hit-and-run accident
on East Medical Center Drive yes-
terday morning, DPS reports state.
The suspect, a female driving a
black Lord Festiva, struck another
vehicle.
The Festiva then left the scene
and was last seen driving towards
the hospital. The victim was
unharmed but the car suffered rear
*nd damage.
Construction
worker grabs
passing female
A building services supervisor
reported that an employee at the
building was sexually assaulted
uesday morning, DPS reports
state.
A construction worker near the
sight, allegedly grabbed a female
employee on the rear.
The suspect was questioned by
police and released. An investiga-
tion is pending.
Man spat upon
,near Haven Hall
A man claimed he was spat on by
another man Sunday night, DPS
reports state.
The victim claimed he was walk-
ing on the south side of Haven Hall
when the suspect allegedly spit on
his chest.
The suspect is described as a
male, 6 feet tall, thin build, with tat-
*bos and a bald head. He was last
seen wearing a white, sleeveless t-
shirt and khaki pants.
Four people
attacked at IM
Building
Four people were allegedly
tacked at the Intramural Building
n Monday night, DPS reports
state.
One of the victims reported that
while playing basketball at the IM
Building, 12 people, attacked him
and three other players.
One of the victims was taken to
the hospital.
xpensive bike
stolen from South
Quad racks
A bike was stolen from the South
Quad Residence Hall bike racks
between the week of September 1 to
September 7, DPS reports state.
The victim reported his bike
stolen Wednesday night and report-
ed to DPS that night.
The bike is described as a 10
*eed, black Murray brand. It is
valued at 5400 dollars.
The bike lock that was cut is val-
ued at $20.

Female dumps
loads of trash
near Fletcher Hall
T iwenty bags of trash were
umped in the Fletcher Hall dump-
ster Wednesday night, DPS reports
state.
A Fletcher Hall resident reported
:hat the suspect, a female, got out of
her vehicle and dumped 20 bags of
trash in the dumpster.
A warrant check on the suspect
returned negative.
Compiled by Daily Staff
Reporter Nikita Easley

Bollinger to continue fund-raising push

By Erin Hoies
Daily Staff Reporter
A year and $1.5 billion after the five-year
Campaign for Michigan fundraising effort officially
ended, the University is setting its sights on individ-
ual donors for a bright financial future.
The push toward more individualized sponsorship
arose from the realization that these donors "simply
have much more financial potential" than corpora-
tions, said Vice President for Development Susan
Fagan.
The percentage of total gifts donated to the
University by individuals, Fagan said, has grown
during the past 10 years - from 51 percent in 1988
to 58 percent last year.
"This is certainly a heartening trend," Fagan said.
"We hope over time to see the percentage grow, per-
haps to 65 or 70 percent."
University President Lee Bollinger said he is mak-

ing special efforts to maintain close ties with institu-
tional donors scattered around the nation.
"I've been appearing before alumni and founda-
tions to try and enlist the support and advice of small
groups" Bollinger said. "I want them to really offer
their energies and donations."
It is important to recognize individual sponsors as
integral University contributors, Fagan said because
corporations and associations, which comprise the
two other major donating groups, have guidelines
limiting the amount of money they give the
University.
The majority of these individual sponsorships are
pondered by of University alumni, Fagan said.
"The alumni body here is so large, and we have a
tradition of commitment and devotion" Fagan said.
"We need to spend more time with individuals so
they understand where their money is going."
Since no donor campaigns are scheduled for

1998, Fagan said, the University will have to "work
extra hard" to raise money.
Bollinger said he hopes the fund-raising confer-
ences, aimed at a small group of people in "each of
the major U.S. cities," will positively influence
upcoming financial campaigns.
Bollinger cited the Capital Campaign, another
organized, campus-wide campaign that may be pro-
moted in three to five years, as a chance to use the
connections he is forming with individual sponsors.
"We need to begin building now' Bollinger said.
Fagan said Bollinger is "part of the whole con-
cept" of private sponsorships.
"We want to make sure people who contributed to
the success of our last campaign continue to feel
engaged with the University and stay in touch,"
Fagan said. "Many will continue to make gifts in the
future."
The Campaign for Michigan initialized the goal

of incorporating more pnvaie support to he
University and keeping donors interesteId in con-
tributing money through the ycars.
"Our goal as we begnthe 1990s was to build pi-
vate support of the I niversity:' former Iniversity
President .lames i)uderstadt said" [he reason for
campaigns is not to raise a specific amount oCr a spe-
cific purpose, but rather to raiise the level of annual
gifts because the impact of the canpaign lasts for
years."
Last year, the University raised another S 1 75
million -a 13-percent increase froi 1996.
"We raised $30 million in new pie des - - i
another record year; Pugan said addinw. that the i ills
reflect the momentum of f'und-raising at the
University.
The University must rely on a lame number of
individual donors, Duderstadt said, in order to su-.
cessfully reach its financial goals.

Take it to the limit

Regents agree to change
administrative structure
Board approves 'U'relations posts

By Katie Plona
Daily Staff Reporter
The University Board of Regents
confidently decided yesterday to
increase the number of chairs placed at
the regents' table - both literally and
figuratively.
Seated around an already full table
in the Regents' Room of the Fleming
Administration Building, the board
unanimously supported University
President Lee Bollinger's plan to
divide one major administrative posi-
tion into three, increasing the number
of University vice presidents from
eight to 10.
The vice president for University
relations post was split into three sepa-
rate positions - media relations,
University secretary and government
relations.
The regents approved the appoint-
ment of Cynthia Wilbanks as vice pres-
ident for government relations and Lisa
Tedesco as vice president and secretary
of the University. Bollinger has yet to
name a vice president for media rela-
tions.
Bollinger's latest structural change
closes two years of constant flux
within the University's administra-
tion. Since Bollinger took office Feb.
1, 1997, the faces in Fleming have
changed, leaving Vice President for
Student Affairs Maureen Hartford as

the only permanent executive officer
remaining from the past administra-
tion.
As the new administrators settle
into their jobs, Bollinger's actions
continue to reaffirm his idea of struc-
turing each executive office and title
around the people who are doing the
work.
"It's my view that it is appropriate
at this point in the life of the
University to separate those out into
two positions and have people who
actually do that work ... be vice pres-
idents, he said.
Wilbanks has been the University's
chief lobbyist in Lansing for more than
three years and has worked within the
Office of University Relations.
Under Bollinger's new structure,
Wilbanks will oversee all University
government programs as the head of
the Office of Government
Relations. She will report directly
to Bollinger.
Tedesco has served as associate
dean of for academic affairs in the
School of Dentistry. She will act as
the ombuds between the regents and
administration.
The regents also approved the
University's chief legal officers yester-
day. Marvin Krislov will serve as vice
president and general counsel and Liz
Barry as associate vice president and

deputy general counsel.
Several regents applauded
Bollinger's decision to shiti the oriai-
zation of the University's administra-
tion and place more emphasis on the
people in the positions, rather t han their
titles and positions.
Regent Andrea Fischer Newman
(R-Ann Arbor) said she is amazed by
the quality of people Bollinger has
attracted to the University, and she
views them as a rc flection or
Bollinger.
"I'm very excited about everyone"
Fischer Newman said.
Regent Rebecca Mclowan (D-Axa
Arbor) and others echoed Fischer
Newman's comments. i3ut McGowan
cautioned against overcrowding the
table.
She said the board fully supports the
administrative changes that have been
made, but said any future recommenda-
tions probably will be subject to greater
scrutiny.
The board also approved the cre-
ation of a new position in the l)eim
of Students' office. Teresa (rahar
Brett will become the associate dean
of students and will oversee several
programs and University depart-
ments, including The Office opf
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender
Affairs and Intergroup Relations
Conflict and Community.

AP PHOTO
Antoinette Lige reacts after being picked up by a stiltman during a parade in
west Detroit, where the Universal Circus performed yesterday.
Women's studies
celebrates 25 years

By Stephanie Hepburn
Daily Staff Reporter
Students, professors and community
members filled the East Conference
Room of the Rackham Graduate school
yesterday to hear anthropologist and
activist Gayle Rubin talk about her
experience in Ann Arbor during the late
'60s.
In honor of the 25th Anniversary of
the Women's Studies Department, Rubin
- an activist, scholar, founder and first
graduate of the Women's Studies pro-
gram - gave a speech titled,
"Revisioning Ann Arbor's radical past."
Rubin arrived at the University in
1966 at age 17. She left her small
Southern town for politically-charged of
Ann Arbor. Anti-war organizations and
the Students for a Democratic Society
were being formed to protest Vietnam.
Yet tradition and barriers still hindered
women, so changes began to take place.
When she arrived there was still a
sign on the Michigan football field that
stated, "No women, children or dogs on
the field," Rubin said.
"Changes emerged from the '60s at
breath-taking speed," Rubin said.
"Many barriers to women shifted like
plates in an earthquake. Many stresses
had built up over the years. Previous
generations had laid so much of the,
groundwork."
Karen Miller, editor of the
Michigan Feminist Studies journal,
said she believes it is important for
women to know the history of the
struggles and barriers that women

like Rubin fought to break.
"Its really important for women
today to see that activism has effects
and to see the groundwork by grass
roots for the instruction that they take
for granted," Miller said.
In 1966, women were required to live
in residence halls for two years.
Residence halls were supposed to
replace parental supervision. Under a
rule called "in loco parentis."
"Letting women into the University
was considered a dangerous experi-
ment," Rubin said.
Men were let into the University on
the basis of room in the classroom.
Women, however, were let into the
University on the basis of supervised
beds, Rubin said.
"Women had a curfew;" Rubin said.
"We had to be in the dorm at 11 p.m. on
the weekdays and midnight on the
weekends. We also had the open opens
rule, which meant that when men or
women were in the same dorm room
the door had to be open at a 45 degree
angle so a supervisor could walk by and
make sure both sets of feet were on the
floor"
In 1967, Rubin and fellow female
students helped abolish the curfew.
RC senior Danielle Gorden, a
women's studies major, said she
thought Rubin's speech was interesting
and critical for students to hear.
"I thought it was really interesting,"
Gorden said. "It was very reflective
of the time and of how women still
feel."

Teens may face deportation for
incest even if charges are reduced,
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) -- The Macomb she had a late-term abortion in late July in Kansas. Michigan
County prosecutor says he will proceed with the criminal generally bans abortions after the 24th week of pregnancy.
case against a 17-year-old accused of impregnating his 12- Marlinga said he won't consider dismissing the case or
year-old sister, even though it may result in the boy's depor- reducing the charges to spare the teen, who faces a prelimi.-
tation. nary hearing Sept. 28 on felony charges of first-degree crim-
Carl Marlinga said the plea bargain he worked out this inal sexual conduct.
week isn't guaranteed to prevent immigration officials from Marlinga and defense attorney Arthur Garton have said
deporting the teen to his native India, however. they expect to waive that hearing so the teen can plead guilty
"I haven't crossed that bridge yet," Marlinga told The to a charge of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct, a miss
Macomb Daily of Mount Clemens in a report yesterday. "I demeanor.
don't think I'll put strategy out there and say, 'If this is what A waiver would send the case to Macomb County
you do, this is what I'll charge.' Circuit Court and give both sides at least six months to
"But if they break up this family, it only harms the victim determine "what could be worked out with INS offi-
further." cials," Marlinga told the Detroit Free Press in late
The 12-year-old girl was about 29 weeks pregnant when August.
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Correction:
U Two letters that appeared in yesterday's Daily contained a factual error ("Half-Shekel campaign supports illegal acts,
xArticle did not give the whole story"). All of the funds collected by the Half-Shekel campaign are spent within the bound-
aries )f Israel and none go to support immigration into the West Bank.

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Sun., Sep. 20 7:30 pm* 7:15 pm 7:30 pm
Mon., Sep. 21 9:00 am* 9:00 am 10:00 am
7:30 pm 7:15 pm
Tue., Sep. 22 9:00 am 9:00 am
7:15 pm
* These two Conservative services are at the Power Center (121 Fletcher St.) All other services are at Hillel

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