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The Michigan Daily
Vol. XCIll No. 17-S Ann Arbor, Michigan - Thursday, June 16, 1983 Ten Cents Sixteen Pages
Tuition hike estimated at 8-10%

A top University official said he will recommend an
8 to 10 percent tuition increase for 1983-84 at the mon-
thly Board of Regents meeting which begins today.
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Billy Frye said at least an 8 percent hike is necessary
to pay faculty salaries and utilities.
"I DO NOT see any possible way, given the
parameter of the situation, that (the increase) could
be less than 8 percent," Frye said. "We are
struggling very hard not to go above 10 percent."

Tuition increased 15 percent last year and 18 per-
cent in 1981, to offset cuts in state funding.
But state appropriations to the University for 1983-
84 are expected to increase by $13.6 million, which
Frye said would help keep tuition increases less than
10 percent.
THE STATE Senate passed Governor James Blan-
chard's proposed $761 million budget for 1983-84,
which included a 9 percent increase to the University.
The state House must approve the proposal before it

can go into effect.
The University would receive $158.2 million under
the proposed budget, which is a $13.6 million boost
from last year. Although the University was slated
for $150.2 million from the state, Blanchard cut $5.8
million from the University early this year, which has
made administrators reluctant to rely on state funds.
Frye said the 9 percent increase is a positive step,
but it doesn't compensate for an estimated 25 percent
See TUITION, Page 2

Summer nights
Beachcombers linger on a Lake Michigan beach in Grand Haven trying to soak day's catch. The end of school and warmer weather has made the beaches a
up the last drops of sunshine, as fishing boats head for the docks with the romantic place for students to stroll.

Regents face research vote
University Regents will vote on a controversial proposal to P ro is critici ze
establish guidelines for non-classified research at their mon-
thly meeting tomorrow.
The proposal, written by the University's Research Policy new g uidelin ei
Committee and approved by the faculty senate and Univer-
sity deans, would ban research on campus which has "sub-
stantial purpose ... to destroy or permanently incapacitate By DAN GRANTHAM
human beings." Top-quality faculty members may not co
IF THE Regents approve the guidelines every school and University if the Board of Regents backs
college on campus would be required to set up committees to guidelines for non-classified research, say
monitor research. University administrators.
The administration would also be required to appoint a While the guidelines were approved by the z
central committee to oversee each school's monitoring deans and the faculty governing board earlier
procedures to ensure that research complies with the some department administrators say such a po
proposed guidelines. necessary and would dangerously restrict t
Since 1968 the University has enforced guidelines for research.
classified, or top secret, research, but currently there is no such REGENTS WILL vote Friday whether to estab
policy for non-classified research. lines for non-classified research which would bar
See REGENTS, Page 3 See PROPOSED, Page 4

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