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The Michigan Daily
Vol. XCIII, No. 27-S Ann Arbor, Michigan - Tuesday, July 26, 1983 Ten Cents Twelve Pages
'U' backs off
a on draft-ai
law funding
By BARBARA MISLE
The University has "no intention" of
subsidizing male students whose finan-
cial aid is denied because they refused
to register with the Selective Service,
said a top University official.
Although other schools, such as Yale
University, have moved to replace
government aid, "we simply wouldn't
have the resources to make up lost
federal funds," said Vice President for
Academic Affairs and Provost Billy
Frye.
THE DECISION was made after the
executive officers met last week to
determine the University's position on
the controversial law tying student aid
to Selective Service registration.
Under the law which went into effect
July 1, male students applying for
federal financial aid must sign a form
certifying they have registered with the
Selective Service. F
Men who do not sign the forms by Fye
Sept. 31, will lose their federal aid and opposes draftaid link
ce and s$10,b fivyear prison senten- there "will be no policy for making up
FRYE SAID it would not be fair for the money," he said.
theUnverit t se u aspcial fund WHILE THE University will not
the University to set up apyiwithund create a special fund, Frye said he is
for students who do not comply with the "absolutely" opposed to linking
law. rgsrtintstdnad."sgth
Daily Photo by ELIZABETH SCOTT "It would be inappropriate to divert egistration to student aid. "Using the
money from one student to another who nxrsiy rorae," Fryi
isn'treitrd"hsa. extraordinarily inappropriate," Frye
T~s' registered," he said.sad
Lounging around University President Harold Shapiro said.rcumventing the law with
has sharply criticized the law because replacement aid is not the best way to
A tired concert-goer takes refuge from the heat in a backstage corner of it forces the University to become a rpg t aid it the be wryng
Joe's Star Lounge Sunday night. The woman joined other music lovers who policing arm of the federal gover- fight it, Frye said. "It would be wrong
turned out at the North Main Street bar to hear a three-band show. nment." Yet despite his opposition, See UNIVERSITY, Page 5
On the Insie 'U'says Dow nolt helping
Local news 3
terto lure top researcher
D inion b By GEORGEA KOVANIS chemical company. "I've received no offer from the Univer-
ttered women are cocaine's sity of Michigan," he said, adding that he has been virtually
newest victims. Top University officials yesterday denied reports that Dow out of contact with the University since June when he was on
Profile 7 Chemical Company has offered to fund a cancer researcher campus to give a presentation.
position on campus He also said he has never had any type of research
English Prof. Lemuel Johnson's Rumors began circulating last week that John Higginson, relationship with Dow.
students must answer the questn: an internationally known disease specialist, had received an
"Who is Ferde? "offer to work at the University as a research scientist, funded THE MAIN CAUSES of cancer, according to Higginson,
Arts in part by a $1 million grant from Dow. are related to lifestyle patterns including diet, smoking and
UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT Harold Shapiro said school of- alcohol. This viewpoint heightened the controversy since
"Jaw: ;;-r," bites the dust'ficials have not had any convrsaions with Dow about the Dow Chemical is being investigated for its work with dioxin,
So ts 12 research post and added that no offer had been made to which can cause cancer in laboratory animals.
Higginson. Higginson said he has been negotiating with the University
Sabo um cian thebain sr s Higginson said he was amazed at the connections which
o slm sinthe mns, are being made between himself, the University and the See DOW, Page 2

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