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The Michigan Daily

Vol. XCill, No. 2-S

Ann Arbor, Michigan - Saturday, May 7, 1983

Free Issue Sixteen Pages

'U' tightens
security with
peepholes in
East Quad
Several sexual assaults in East Quad dormitory
last semester have prompted University security
officials to install peepholes on every student's
Combinatio locks will be put on all entrances to
women's bathrooms before September, said David
Foulke, manager of housing security.
THREE FEMALE students in the Residential
College who complained to Foulke that East Quad
was not doing enough to protect residents from
violence prompted the plans for tighter security.
One of the students, LSA junior Mary Garrison,
said the costs of living in a dormitory should ensure
safe conditions.
'The University is our home while we're at
school. We should feel safe there," she said.
GARRISON IS heading a campaign to change
what she said is lax security on campus.
Garrison's complaints prompted Foulke to survey
other University Residence Halls this summer to
determine if tighter security is needed, she said.
If the survey shows that peepholes and safety
chains are needed in other University dormitories,
Foulke said, more will be installed.
AN INFORMAL survey by the Daily this week
discovered that only six of the University's 16
residence halls have both peepholes and safety
chains: Alice Lloyd, Baits, Bursley, Markley, and
Although West Quad has safety chains, and installed

Ed. School
budget cuts
in faculty
More than 100 University faculty
members signed a petition this week
protesting the proposed deep cuts to
the School of Educstion.
The Education School is slated to cut
its budget 40 percent, nearly eliminate
its undergraduate programs, and
reduce its faculty by almost one-third.
THE PETITION will be presented to
the Regents in June when the
Education School cuts will be
LSA mathematics Prof. Wilfred
Kaplan, the key faculty member behind
the petition, was out of town yesterday
and could not be reached.
But Engineering Prof. Ralph Loomis
one of the organizers of the petition said
the proposed cuts could eventually
close down the school, Loomis said. The
petition will call attention to the strong
faculty support for making the
Education Schoola University priority.
"If (administrators) feel education is.
important they should be willing to con-
sider what steps to take to make the
School of Education first rate," Loomis
See FACULTY, Page 7

Peepholes will be installed on every student's door in East Quad
this summer. The peepholes are part of a plan to tighten security
and will allow residents to look through their doors without being seed
from outside.

'U' medical school


A proposed cut in the University's
Medical School enrollment will not be
as large as originally planned, officials
said yesterday.
Medical school enrollment will only
be cut by 20 students, which is 10 fewer
than the number originally proposed
last February, said Peter Ward, in-
terim dean of the medical school.
The move to revise the plan was prom-
pted by a group of state legislators who
said they thought the original plan to
cut 30 students might be too drastic.
They said the cut might cause next

years entering a
tors in the state.
tatives from st
medical schools,
Michigan Medic,
the number of do
The committe(
mend changes in
propriations, and
The results of
big imoact on the
sity's Medical
Kennedy, vice

cut changed
future shortage of doe- The original plan to cut 30 students
from entering medical school this year
E including represen- would have eventually decreased total
ate universities and enrollment by 25 percent over five
labor unions and the years. The plan, approved by the
al Society, will study Regents, was an attempt to maintain
ctors in the state. a high quality medical school while cut-
e would then recom- tings costs.
enrollment, state ap- "(THE committee) is rightly concerned
tuition rates. ned about the number of doctors in the
the study will have a state," Kennedy said, but added that
e future of the Univer- the larger cut would better preserve the
School, said Richard quality of medical education.

.. . demands quality first

president for state.

See MEDICAL, Page 7

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