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he Michigan Daily
Vol. XCIII, No. 21-S Ann Arbor, Michigan - Tuesday, July 12, 1983 Ten Cents Twelve Pages
Frye finalizes cuts
r.s Nat. Resources
faces 25% cut
The School of Natural Resources, which protested in
the spring that it could not bear a one-third budget
cut, is now slated for a 25 percent cut.
The proposed cut would eliminate nine faculty
positions and cut all freshman and sophomore
.tea classes.
In December a top University budget panel said the
t <a school should take an $800,000 budget cut, but yester-
'1 day Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Billy Frye endorsed the school's plan to cut $600,000
to $700,00 over five years.
The smaller cut came after Frye endorsed a report
given to him by a team of natural resources professors
® last month.
Art School hit
J ~The School of Art will have to cut its budget by 18 per-
cent and eliminate 11 full-time faculty members un-
der a proposal released yesterday by a top University
Nearing the final stages of a more than six-month
review of the school, Vice President for Academic Af-
fairs and Provost Billy Frye said the proposed cuts
will "enhance the quality" of the school.
ONE OF three schools reviewed under the Univer-
sity's plan to reallocate $20 million from its budget in-
to "high priority" areas, the art school is slated for
the smallest reduction.
According to Frye an 18 percent cut over five years
would save the University about $260,000 and in effect
improve the school's reputation by cutting back weak
programs and attracting better quality students and
Daily Photo by ELIZABETH SCOTT faculty.
Art students protested in the Diag last March after the University's first announcement of a possible 25 per- Frye will present his proposal to the University's
cent budget cut to the School of Art. Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Provost Billy Frye yesterday
proposed an 18 percent cut to the school. The Regents will hear Frye's proposal on Thursday. See FRYE, Page 2
On the Inside
PageMS request or student
a funding increase vetoed
avesdropping on Reagan and his By KAREN TENSA (SCER)
favorite columnist. -SER)
SCERI would provide free training and consultation for
rofile 7 Michigan Student Assembly members may get more student organizations, and would conduct campus-wide sur-
ents need to0 ookbeyond their student money next term, but it probably won't be as much veys to "find the pulse of the student body," according to a
aSllgator shirts. as they'd like to collect, report to the Regents.
The Regents will vote Friday on a proposed 25 cent MSA In the MSA elections last April, a majority of the 4,300
Arts fee increase, raising the per term fee from $4.25 to $4.50 per students who voted approved a plan for the 25 cent increase,
student, following the recommendation of Vice-President for as well as the $1.50 increase for SCERI. MSA and the Regents
Superman Iu is super bad news. Student Services Henry Johnson. are not bound to follow the results of the elections, but
Sports . 11 BUT JOHNSON refused to recommend that the Regents generally uses them to formulate plans for major proposals
Michigan baseball players make approve an MSA request for an additional $1.50 increase for a or projects.
their mark on the minor leagues. new professionally-staffed student research center, called USING THIS information, MSA President Mary Rowland,
the Student Center for Educational Research and Innovation See 'U', Page 7

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