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The Michigan Daily
M~mllllllllli|||Vol. XCII, No. 47-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Saturday, July 24, 1982 Ten Cen ts Twelve Pages
Students to pay 15% more

The University Regents unanimously
approved yesterday an average 15 per-
cent tuition hike and a $5 million plan to
raise faculty salaries.
No provisions were made, however,
to improve the salaries of non-faculty
University personnel.
THE TUITION increase will main-
tain the University's status as the most
expensive public University in the
nation. R
Tuition for resident freshpersons and
sophomores will jump to $988 in the
1982-83 school year, while non-resident
lower division students will pay $2,874
starting this fall.
Junior and senior students from G
Michigan will be charged $1,106, and
$3,090 if they are non-residents.
Tuition for in-state graduate students N
will be $1,458, and $3,130 for non-
residents, which is a 13 percent hike.
That increase, combined with the 16
percent undergraduate tuition hike,
resulted in the 15 percent average.
THE $5 MILLION approved for
faculty salaries was made available .
through a series of budget cuts last
spring in the first part of the ad-
ministration's five-year reallocation $
The money will be distributed
through the University's merit-based benefit
program of faculty pay raises. health
Administrators said Thursday that pensati
staff salaries will only be increased if due to
the state hikes its contribution to the progra
University's budget. But University tuition
administrators said they expect the Preside
1983 allocation to the University to be Frye.
the same as it was this year. With
THE TUITION hike is necessary the onl
because the University will accrue a $16 those a
million increase in expenses due to an- Frye sa
ticipated hikes in utility costs, staff Altho
MACK PORTER, sn artist exhibiting at this
year's fair, exhibits stained glass creations
featuring everything from nudes to exotic birds.

The University of Michigan- Ann Arbor Campus

Lower Division ....
Upper Division ....
Graduate ............
Lower Division ....
Upper Division ....
Graduate ............

82-83* Increase (%)
$ 988 $113(16%)
1106 149(16%)
1458 165(13%)
2874 393 (16%)
3090 423 (16%)
3130 357(13%)

*Includes Health Service Fee of
49 (approved in May, 1982)

Regent Thomas Dunn leafs through notes
before voting.

Is (such as Social Security,
insurance, and worker's com-
ion), other University expenses
inflation, and financial aid
ms in order to keep pace with the
a hike, according to Vice
ent for Academic Affairs Billy
out an increase in state funds,
y source of revenue to pay for
nticipated costs is student fees,
ough the Regents expressed

regret in raising the tuition, they said
the loss in state funds left them no other
"WE HAVE to raise tuition 15 percent
to keep our heads above water," said
Regent Thomas Roach (D-Saline) in a
discussion of the tuition hike Thur-
Regent Deane Baker (R-Ann Arbor)
placed the blame for the tuition hike on
the state for not providing sufficient
funds to the University.
"This is a world class University,"

said Baker, "but it won't continue to be
if we don't receive the money to run it.
"If the people of the state don't try to
influence the legislature, serious
damage will be done," said Baker.
THE UNIVERSITY will continue to
solicit the state for increased funds, but
the prospects are not encouraging,
Frye said.
Should the money not come through,
it will be the first time in many years
that University staff workers have not
See REGENTS, Page5

Artist's stained glass show
mixes modern traditional
By GREG BRUSSTAR so that if I attend more fairs I would have to give up a lot
Two embracing nudes may not be your typical design of creative time."
for a stained glass window, but artist Mack Porter is "But this is the one show that I wouldn't miss," he ad-
ded. "It's one of the best in the country."
livening up this traditional art with some exotic topics. Although his open showing occurs only at the fair, Por-
Porter, who is entering his seventh year in the art fair, ter said much of his work depends on commissions from
displays stained glass with decidedly different subject individuals and commercial businesses, such as
matter - from parrots and hawks to abstract black and restaurants and bars.
white designs designs. His booth at the fair also includes Porter, who is from Novi, Mich., also teaches classes on
traditional pieces with flower patterns. glasswork at Oakland Community College and
"MOST OF the people are attracted by the old ap-
pearance of the stained glass," Porter said. Schoolcraft College.
But his more modern pieces are the most popular. "Six THE BASICS of making stained glass are relatively
or seven of my modern pieces went in the first day," he easy to learn, he said, but mastering the craft is difficult.
said "I could count the people on one hand who are really
Since the fair emphasizes originality, Porter said he good," he commented.
does not concentrate on traditional styles. "The Porter, formerly 'a part-time painter with a full-time
traditional won't go by the wayside, but for me as an ar- job, started working with stained glass ten years ago. Af-
tist, I have to grow into something else." ter moving to a home that "needed stained glass win-
PORTER LIMITS his fair appearances to Ann Arbor's See ARTIST'S, Page5
event because "there is a lot of time involved in my work,

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