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The Michigan Dail
Vol. XCIII, No. 29-S Ann Arbor, Michigan - Saturday, July 30, 1983 Ten Cents Twelve Pages
PROFS HESITA TE TO USE PANEL
Cheaters rarely reported
By KAREN TENSA "I'd do her laundry for her and she'd Xerox her "Most professors settle cheating incidents on their
"Everybody cheats," said David S. an LSA papers and I'd turn them in to my classes," said one own," said Nissen, who is also an associate dean of
junior. "Especially the first two years when you live of the women who also refused to give her name. LSA. "That way they can remain in control of the
in the dorms." "It was quite economical," added the other. "we punishment."
"You know how it goes. You had Poli Sci 160 fall only had to buy half the books and do half the work." The judiciary, a panel of seven faculty members
term and your roommate has it winter term with THESE STUDENTS, like most who risk cheating and seven students from the LSA Student Gover-
another TA," said David, who refused to give his real at the University, were never caught. This year, only nment, also records the incident on a student's
name. "He just hands in your papers and no one ever 29 incidents of cheating were reported to the LSA academic files, but after a student serves the senten-
finds out." Academic Judiciary, and of those, 23 students were ce his or her records can be cleared.
TWO FEMALE roommates, who graduated from found guilty. STUDENTS FOUND guilty of a major offense,
the University this year, said they swapped Professors are reluctant to turn students in such as loaning a roommate a used paper, are either
homework assignments for housework throughout because they don't want to ruin a student's record,
college. said Eugene Nissen, head of the judiciary. See ACADEMIC, Page 2
LSA computer
dept. may move
to engineering

Horse for hire Daily Photo by ELIZABETH SCOTT
Red, one of the horses of the Ann Arbor Carriage Co., waits patiently for
passengers Thursday night on the corner of Washington and Main Streets.
The carriages provide city residents with old-fashioned tours of downtown
Ann Arbor every night. See story, page 3.
On the Inside Econ. dept.
Page By DAN GRANTHAM
Local News.%.". 3 Marooned in the North Ingalls
"Who is the mayor?" is only a building, University economics
professors will have to wait another
leeting thought for the job-obsessed year before they move back to central
tudentsof the' 8ss campus.
6 More than a year-and-a-half after ar-
)pi 'n' ' ' ' * * * * son destroyed the 125-year-old
Sex in the hallways is a tnedia Economics Building which used to sit
oyth, former page says, next to the Graduate Library, the
rts .... ... . 10 department is scheduled to settle in
eboaslrDavid.Nivendles a7. Lorch Hall next summer.
THE $4.3 MILLION project to
Sports . . #.. . . .. 12 renovate the north wing of Lorch, ap-
Sports lunches with Big Ten foot- proved by University Regents in May,
Sall coaches in Chicago.will push out CRISP and the Center for
Afro-American and African Studies to

By GEORGEA KOVANIS
In an attempt to strengthen the Univ-
ersity's computer courses, a review
panel has recommended that the com-
puter and communication sciences
department merge with the electricial
and computer engineering department.
The merger would require the com-
puter and communication unit to leave
LSA and become part of the engineering
college.
"THE MAIN recommendation is to
bring together in one faculty group a
major portion of the research and in-
struction on computers at the Univer-
sity," the report said.
No money savings are anticipated as
a result of the merger, according to
University officials.
"(It's) an attempt to build a really
first class program in computer
engineering on this campus," said
James Duderstadt, dean of the
engineering college.
DUDERSTADT said the two
programs should have been combined a

long time ago. "It's been very artificial
that they've been separated on this
campus," he said.
Faculty members involved in the
merger feel it will help consolidate the
efforts of the two programs. "Outsiders
look upon our computer activity as too
scattered," said Keki Irani, an elec-
trical and computer engineering
professor.
"Thereare two groups of people that
should be working together," he said.
"There is strength in unity."
DUDERSTADT said both depar-
tments should benefit from the merger.
He expects it will reduce repetition
between the two units, and enable the
computer and communication sciences
unit to expand its facilites.
In its report, the College of
Engineering review panel stressed the
need to eliminate duplication and pool
the talents of the two units.
"EVERY EFFORT should be made
to get these faculty to collaborate
See LSA, Page 4

to settle in Lorch Hall

'We had an irrational at-
tachment to that old
building. A lot of us miss
that location as much as
we miss the building.'
- Helen Crafton
economics lecturer-
make room for the economics depar-.
tment.
Most faculty members support the
move and many said they are anxious:
to get out of the North Ingalls building,
formerly old St. Joseph's Hospital.

Although the old hospital gives the
department more office space than the
economics building provided, being far
from central campus has been a
problem. "We're about five blocks
away from the center of things, and it
makes a big difference," said Frank
Stafford, chairman of the department.
RENOVATIONS, scheduled to begin
this fall, will provide adequate office
space and put the department closer to
campus, said Stafford.
"It's ideal to get a high-traffic,
student-centered program in the center
of campus," Stafford said. "The old
(economics) building was really
See ECON., Page 7

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