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Summer Weekly Edition
Ninety-six years of editorialfreedom

Vol. XCV -No. 8+S Tech DAnn A
expected soon
By MARTIN FRANK pleted its report this week. Members
A report that could recommend must sign the document before
changes in the University's guidelines presenting it to Shapiro.
governing classified research will be THE current guidelines state that
given to University President Harold research projects containing
Shapiro next week, according to a classified information must be made
member of Shapiro's ad hoc commit- public within one year of the
tee that has reviewed the current project's completion. The guidelines
rules. also restrict any research which may
The committee, which had been- prove harmful to human beings.
deliberating since last October, com- See GUIDELINE, Page 6

rbor, Michigan - Friday, July 11, 1986

Twelve Pages

... hopes to make grade
may lose
three key
So far, one Michigan basketball
player hasn't made the grade. The
word is still out on twoothers.
Michigan star recruit Terry Mills
discovered Monday that he is
ineligible to play or practice with the
Wolverines next fall. Mills failed to
score the required 660 points on his
Scholastic Aptitude Test, and thus
didn't meet the requirements of the
Proposition 48, a new NCAA rule.
Mills combined score for the math
and verbal sections was 610.
MICHIGAN'S other top
recruit, Rumeal Robinson, is still
waiting on his SAT results, which are
expected today or tomorrow. Robin-
son took the SATs twice before, but
didn't meet the requirement.
And finally, starting guard Antoine
Joubert is waiting for a spring term
psychology grade. If he doesn't get at
least a B in the class, he too will be
ineligible next season. His grade is
See STUDENTS, Page 12

' U faces
tuition rise
By PHILIP LEVY the state.
While tuition increases this fall a p University President Harold
pear inevitable, the amounts of the in- Shapiro met with Blanchard Wed-
creases are still undetermined The nesday morning to discuss the
University's executive officers held a problem. Each explained his position
special meeting last night but failed to but no solution was reached, accor-
resolve their budget dilemma. ding to Kennedy.
On one hand, the University must For the last two years, the Univer-
find a way to meet its financial needs sity has complied with Blanchard's
unm by funds allocated by the state requests for in-state tuition freezes
legislature last week. The budget bill and has run deficits both years. Ken-
gives the University approximately nedy said the University has not ruled
$12 million less than administrators out the option of running a deficit
have said they need to meet rising again.
ON THE OTHER hand, Gov. James Arbor) responded to Blanchard's veto
Blanchard has threatened to veto the threat by saying, "If he did that, I
appropriations bill if the University would introduce a motion to bring suit
increases in-state tuition more than against the Governor violating the
4.3 percent, the estimated inflation constitutional autonomy of the
rate last January when Blanchard University." The state -constitution
proposed his budget to the legislature. guarantees the University the right to
If the University approved a 4.3 make its own decisions.
percent in-state increase, at least an Lynn Schaefer, an official in the
eight percent out-of-state increase state budget office, said Gov. Blan-
would then be necessary to meet basic chard is firm on his tuition ceiling of
costs, Assistant Vice President for University administrators. She said,
Government Relations Roberta "It is their job to make sure sufficient
Palmer said yesterday morning. resources are made available to
Richard Kennedy, vice president for assure a quality education. Our
government relations, said after last position is that the resources are
night's meeting that the executive of- already made available (through
ficers are not willing to make out-of. state funds). The taxpayers don't
state students shoulder the burden of need to pay twice," said Schaefer,
a mere 4.3 percent in-state increase. referring to taxes and tuition.
Vice-President for Academic Af- Kathy Wilbur, administrative
fairs James Duderstadt added after assistant to State Senator William
the meeting, "we don't trade off bet- Sederburg (R-East Lansing), said the
ween in-state and out-of-state Governor's tuition ceiling was not
tuition." He pointed out that out-of- considered by the legislature when
state tuition is currently approaching they allocated University funds. "It is
the level of private universities, and felt strongly in the legislature that the
said the University is trying to hold it (state) universities are autonomous
down. and should be able to make their own
BOTH DUDERSTADT and Ken- decisions (on tuition) without the
nedy said an incease of in-state tuition Governor pressuring them on it," she
above the 4.3 percent level has not been said.
ruled out. Such an increase, however, Administrators are due to present
could lead to a confrontation between the University's budget - including
the University and the Governor over any tuition increases - to the Board
the University's autonomy relative to of Regents next week for approval.

'U' gets millions in defense funds
By MARTIN FRANK the final award. budget. The URI contracts could
The University has been awarded UNIVERSITY OIFFICIALS, while more than double present funding.
three major Department of Defense they don't expect to receive the full Robin Watts, current research ad-
contracts that could significantly in- amount, predict researchers will get visor, said last week's protest at the
crease the amount of money the Pen- between $20 and $25 million. Defense laboratory of Electrical Engineering
tagon gives the University for resear- officials will release their decision in and Computer Science Prof. George
ch. several weeks. Haddad, who won the largest award,
The contracts, which may total as Former Michigan Student Assem- increased awareness about the
much as $32 million over five years bly military research advisor Ingrid dangers of defense funding.
are part of the University Research Kock fears that the increase in defen- "THOSE PROJECTS are shaping the
Initiative, a federal program se research funding will "militarize" dependence of the University towards
designed to revitalize the nation's the University. Defense funding accepting military contracts which
research universities. University and totalled $7.7 million in 1984-85, about 5 will tie up the University with the
DoD officials are currently negotiating, percent of the University's research See DoD, Page5

Bon Appetit Doily Photo by CHRIS TWIGG
DeeLynn Overmeyer prepares a steak sandwich at The Steak Escape, a
new restaurant in Tally Hall, on its opening day last Tuesday. Tally Hall
joins a host of new restaurants making their Ann Arbor debut. See story,
page 2.

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