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Expelled student sues
By KAREN TENSA Sa S he " n o t cle .t Berggren would not comment further
A University student, expelled last Y on the charges in the suit.
year for allegedly cheating on a STATISTICS Prof. Ed Rothman
statistics exam, is suing the University right to an attorney and never received a legal trial." reported to the board in April 1982 that
for $10,000 charging that he didn't an explanation for being dismissed. "No legal representation is allowed," Jaksa cheated on a final exam virtually
receive a fair trial. Jaksa is demanding that his he added. putting his name on another student's
The suit, filed yesterday in U.S. academic records be cleared and he is BUT JAKSA'S attorney, Kurt exam.
District Court by LSA Senior calling for a new trial and $10,000 in Berggren said "It's outrageous that Rothman said he had "good eviden-
Christopher Jaksa, charges that the students aren't allowed to have ce" that Jaksa put a cover sheet on
University's Academic Judiciary im- damages. . lawyers." another student's exam adding that the
properly carried out hearings in June Eugene Nissen, Head of Academic "It's a frightening thing to appear judiciary reached the correct decision.
1982. Judiciary would not comment on the before this board and most students I fai
JAKSA, currently a resident advisor suit yesterday but he said that students could use some guidance," Berggren See TUD , agvery fr
in West Quad, claims he was denied the receive an "academic hearing and not said. See STUDENT, Page 7
The Michigan Daily

Vol. XCIII, No. 28-S

Ann Arbor, Michigan - Thursday, July 28, 1983

Ten Cents

Twelve Pages

Stats lab
may be
The University's Statistical Research Laboratory
(SRL) may be closed down and replaced by a
much larger statistics center, if the recommen-
dations of a review committee are adopted.
The committee, which completed its report in
May, suggested that the University close the
current laboratory, replace it with a statistical con-
sulting center and shift its computer respon-
sibilities to the University Computing Center.
BY SHIFTING the computer work to the Com-
puting Center, the committee said it wants the lab
to return to its primary mission of research and
If the executive officers agree to the proposal, it
will cost the University an extra $105,000 accor-
ding to the panel's estimates.
The laboratory as it exists now, provides
statistical consulting to students and faculty, as
well as developing computer programs for
But the panel noted that many units in the Univ-
See STATS, Page 4
University has dropped from 6.9 in 1977
iversity to 5.2 percent.
tudents, Although officials in 1970 pledged to
number increase black enrollment to 10 per-
cent, the University is a long way from
eshmen its goal.
ity than UNDER THE six-year-old "Each
rtof Ad- one, reach one" program, currently
enrolled minority students submit to
ve paid the admissions office names of high
ear, said school seniors or transfer students that
se iden- they believe to be potential applicants.
ications About 1,400 currently enrolled
t year. minority students were contacted this
e added year, but only 53 replied compared to
mpts to 300 in 1982. Those students recommen-
spite at ded 186 potential minority applicants.
at the See MINORITIES, Page 2

Taking it easy
Ann Arbor youngsters Rhona, Jerry, and Alicia McNair (left to right), surrender their clothes to the midafternoon
heat yesterday as they takea break on N. Fifth Street.

applying to
'U' drop
this year

"Each one, reach one," a Un
program for recruiting black st
failed this year to increase thej
of black freshmen applicants.
This year fewer black frf
students applied to the Univers
in 1982, said Associate Directo
missions Lance Erickson.
ABOUT 4,300 freshmen ha'
their enrollment deposits this ye
Erickson, and only 155 of tho
tifying themselves on their appli
were black, compared to 169 last
"Each one, reach one," can be
to the University's list of atte
boost black enrollment. But de,
tempts, black enrollment

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