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The Michigan Daily- Friday, June 20, 1986-Page3
Administrators affirm budget diuemma
By AMY MINDELL accordingly," Duderstadt said in his UNIVERSITY president Harold State legislatros are currently in the bills that give more money than he
Students can expect tuition in- second budget report to the board. Shapiro reminded theboard that Gov. process of determining funding for recommended last January, because
creases in the fall, a top University of- He presented two models of possible Blanchard feels state-funded colleges higher education. But both the state he vetoes a bill last week allocating
ficial told the Board of Regents increases. An eight percent tuition and universities should keep in- Senate and House have recommended community and junior colleges more
yesterday, hike would fulfill "bare-bones" costs; creases below 5 percent, the state's far less than University officials have than his target figure. University Vice
James Duderstadt, vice president a 13 percent increase would allow the inflation rate, requested. President for Government Relations
for academic affairs and provost, University to begin making main- Duderstadt said the University The state House Appropriations Richard Kenndedy called this a bad
presented a grim picture of the tenance repairs in addition to paying won't be the only Big Ten university Committee approved a $15 million sign.
University's budget. The state can't it operating costs. Duderstadt has raising tuition significantly. Be allocation increase for the University STATE BUDGET Director Robert
fund the University to levels ad. said the final increase will probably estimated a 7 to 10 average increase. this week. The Senate recommended Naftaly has said the governor
ministrators say they need, so the not exceed10percent. In-state undergraduate tuition has a slightly smaller increase, but both prioritizes higher education, but
University must raise tuition as a way "None of us are comfortable about been frozen for the past two years, top the governor's recommended $12 "won't put the state into bankruptcy
to meet its costs. increases in this range, but we have while out-of-state rose 8 percent. million increase. The University had to fund it."
"WE MUST face the true costs of no choice at this point," Duderstadt THE FINAL RATE of tuition requested a $36 million increase. Because of weak state economy for
higher education... and raise tuition said. depends mainly on state allocations. It seems Blanchard may not accept See OFFICIALS, Page 15
Panel to re-evaluate
need for student code
By REBECCA BLUMENSTEIN will take us quite a while to focus on
The University Council may have to our issues."
re-evaluate the need for a code of non- The council is still waiting for reac-
,academic student conduct due to a tion to its discussion draft. It has not
high turnover within the panel and the yet recieved any input from the
continued unwillingness of student Michigan Student Assembly, the ad-
members to support a comprehensive ministration, the University'sCivil
code. Liberties Board, or the rest of the
"I think there's been too much of an campus. MSA's approval is crucial to
assumption that we will have a code," the code's passage.
said LSA senior Jen Faigel, a student But student members on the council
recently appointed to the council. are not only questioning the council's
Faigel's remarks came at an informal progress up to its release of the
discussion Wednesday when the coun- emergency procedures, but also the
cil could not hold an official meeting need for any comprehensive code for
for a lack of a quorum. student conduct. "I don't think an in- 4 t
stance has ever been shown in which a
THE COUNCIL, made up of studen- need for the code has been justified,"
ts, faculty, and administrators, has said Jonathan Rose, an attorney who
not meet since April when it issued a has participated in council
discussion draft of 'emergency discussions asa student advocate.
procedures' describing how the
University should deal with violent RUCKNAGEL bases his position
crimes like arson and murder. The favoring a code upon two disadvan-
draft affirmed the University's right tages he sees in the University's Daily Photo by ANDISCHREBER
to punish offenders. current judicial system which tries all Festiivahilb A~ SHEIE
Since then, the council has spent its offenders through the civil courts John Latini and his seven and one-half month old daughter, Emma Kate, listen to the music of Willis D.
time replacing members whose terms system. "It's very expensive to hirea
have expired. g repla s ed e ler and py al lel e , Warren and the Blues Cruisers from Detroit. The band was part of last Sunday's Main street festival entitled
faculty and two students, the council and philisophically we have to decide "A Taste of Ann Arbor".
must still find a new representative to what extent we want city hall
from the University Administration, governing and intervening with cam-H h s oen rtm
The council had been scheduled to pus affairs," hesaid. TT U
move on to non-violent crimes like Rose objected to Rucknagel's
trespassing, vandalism, and possibly se eted g that legal
conduct at political protests after statement, emphasizing ta ea tramural sports.
finishing the emergency procedures. services provides free legal services By MARTIN FRANK The focus of orientation, according to Perigo, is to,
to students. Summers in Ann Arbor, highlighted by outdoor classes,, "Enable students to meet friends, choose courses and
THE CRIMES the council must now "I can't speak for the consensus of strolls through the Arb, and the huge crowds at Fuller know where to go for help."
deal with helped rate student op- the entire counl, bul s feel strongly pool, are also known for an annual ritual - freshman The orientation office has established many programs
position to previous drafts of the code, that most want a document so that orientation. and activities to accomplish these goals.
When the council began its work in people know what's expected of Starting this week and continuing through August 15, THE FIRST DAY, for example, encourages students to
t nthfalof4,citartegdwittheostwrk m,opsenwaddsxd. e waves of high school graduates will spend three days experience as much of student life as possible. The day in-
the fall of 1984, it startedwith the most them," Rose added. cramming information about University life into their cludes tours in the afternoon, followed by an hour talk
violent crimes because they were MSA rep. Ken Weine, temporary brains, only to have most of it leak out before fall. about student life, culminating with a dance.
"Wh to be least controversial. member of the council, also raised the DONALD PERIGO, director of orientation, does not ex- The second day of orientation covers the academic por-
We have to make a decision issue of what legal help the council pect students to retain everything. In fact, he doesn't tion of University life. Counselors talk to students about
whether or not to continue at all from should receive during its discussion, think the newcomers retain half the information imposed courses and majors. A bus tour follows, as does a new
re e l edFaigelPsaid. Weine said he felt the presence at upon them. program called "Festi-fall" which replaces
For ternal Medicine Prof. Donald council meeting of Dan Sharphorn, an Nonetheless, Perigo thinks new students manage to "Michigamia".
Rucknagel , co-chair of the council, administrative assistant to the Office retain the most important facets of university life - like In Festi-fall, various groups and organizations at the
the replacement process has been of Affirmative Action, "intimidated" CRISPing and information about financial aid, so when University set up booth so new students can find out about
frustrating because it requires con- members because it was "clear that they come back in the fall, they know where to go for help activities that they might be interested in.
sant briefings for new members. he is in favor of such of a code." and guidance. THE EMERGENCE of Festi-fall and other changes
With new student members who don't The council did decide that Shar- "There is no way that students can remember such as a talk on rape and assault resulted from complain-
want any kind of code, it appears that phorn's help will only be solicited everything that went on for three days, but they should ts by organlatons around campus that the program
it will some time before the council when needed, and that other legal know where they can go for help, which is very impor- shelters new students from the problems of university life,
resumes drafting rules. opinions will also be sought. Although tant," said Perigo. He mentioned resident advisors and as well as alternative organizations like the Latin
many members of the board are the Campus Information Center as two sources of student American Solidarity Committee (LASC). Only the
IT'S DISTRESSING to have to start scheduled to be on vacation during the guidance. Michigan Student Assembly, the University Activities
all over, but I believe that's what summer, the council will try to hold ORIENTATION leaders are expected to provide studen- Center, and ROTC are allowed to make presentations at
we're going to have to do," Rucknagel "at least a few more meetings," ac- ts with enough information so they can make decisions Orientation.
said. "With this change of people, it cordingto Ruckn ige. ,''" ' !,about classes and activities, like Greek rush and in- ' Se I Q , .'age1

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