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The Michigan Daily
SNinety-sen years of editorialfreedomy 8
Vol. XCVI -- No. 1 S Ann Arbor, Michigan - Friday, May 8, 1987

House votes to

raise '
Special to the Daily
LANSING - The state House
of Representatives passed a bill
yesterday that would grant the
University a $15 million increase
over last year's state funding if both
the Senate and Gov. James Blan -
chard approve it.
The University could get $240
million from the state, the largest
share of the $1.1 billion the bill
earmarks for higher education.
According to state official Kathy
Wilbur, the University always gets
the most monev because it is

University official Roberta
Palmer said the University is
pleased with the increase, but said
it will not cover the University's
expenses for next year. She said
when the University submitted its
budget request, it asked for a $45
million increase.
To meet costs Palmer said there
is "little doubt" the University will
raise tuition to supplement state
But Rep. Morris Hood, one of
the bill's sponsors, said Blanchard
will probably veto the bill if the
Senate passes it.

Shapiro adds to U i
By MARTHA SEVETSON minority affairs, and the upcoming
University President Harold retirement of Vice President and
Shapiro, who will become the Chief Financial Officer James
President of Princeton University in Brinkerhoff.
January, heads a list of admin - Vice President for Governmental
istrative vacancies that the Univer - Relations Richard Kennedy does not
sity needs to fill. feel the number of vacancies will
Currently, there is one empty increase the pressure to fill the
seat on the Board of Regents, an president's position. "Vacancies
unfilled position of vice provost for occur here all the time," he said.
"°h nvriA n nn n m~


Affairs and Provost James Duder - considered the state's leading public According to Hood, the House
stadt said that his office would face University. See GOVERNOR, Page 2
greater responsibilities to run the
University in the transition period. t i
"We'll face far more of a challenge Hart aband
to maintain continuity," he said.d n a p i i
Duderstadt denied reports that he DENVER (AP) - Gary Hart, his These sources, who asked not to
is interested in replacing Shapiro. front-running campaign crippled by be identified by name, said Hart
Despite the importance of the questions about his personal life, is campaign manager Bill Dixon and
numerous vacancies, Susan Lip - withdrawing from the race for the other aides were telephoning support -
surormvacaieSa Lp-, 1988 Democratic presidential nomi - ers of the former senator with the
said that a search for Shapiro's nation, party sources said yesterday. news of the decision to withdraw.
successor would take precedence The former Colorado senator set Hart has been the prohibitive
over efforts to fill the other the announcement this morning at front-runner in the early maneuvering
his home in Troublesome Gulch near for the party's presidential nomi -
See REGENTS, Page 2 Denver. See HART, Page 13
q |Officials

search for
This week the Senate Advisory
Committee on University Affairs
invited faculty members to join a
committee to seek University
President Harold Shapiro's suc -
The Faculty Committee on the
Presidency will serve in
conjunction with the Michigan
Student Assembly appointed stud -
ent committee, along with an alum -
R ni panel. MSA and the alumni have
not begun to form their commitees.
The committees will compile a
list of qualifications and nominate
candidates for the presidential spot.
"The role of the faculty is not to
select the person, but to be wise
about excluding people they don't
want the (Board of Regents) to
accept," said SACUA member
Charles Lehmann, an education
The regents, acting as the
Presidential Selection Committee,
will interview candidates based on
the lists of criteria submitted by the
other committees.
According to Regent Thomas
Roach (D-Saline), the regents will
make the final decision after the
interviewing process - other
committees may also participate in
the queries.
"The process is essentially the
same as in 1966 and 1978," Roach

the university ias an enormous
capability to manage in all their
arenas - even if a single office
may be empty."
Vice President of Academic

Doily Photo by JOHN MUNSON
Pach Ratanaproeksa, an engineering junior, reads the Campus Cinema Guide yesterday on the steps of Angell
Hall. Ratanaproeksa says with classes every day and homework every night, she has more work and less free
time than fall or winter terms.
studetsdflock to spring courses
By SUSAN HARTMUS this year. According Robert Wallin, waitlisted.
The school year has ended and director of LSA Checkpoint, To accommodate this increase in
many University students have left staying for spring term has become spring enrollment, CRISP officials
Ann Arbor for summer jobs, more popular. have been forced to open additional
internships, and vacations. But "We haven't been keeping track sections and to increase class size.
more than 10,000 students have (of enrollment numbers) in the past The English department, which
chosen to brave the CRISP lines because it hasn't been a problem. regularly limits its core sequence
once again and confront yet another Now it looks like the Spring is classes to 35-40 students, has
term of exams, essays, libraries, getting more crowded," he said. increased some class sizes to meet
and late-night studying. Many classes in economics, the increased student demand.
Last year 10,087 students philosophy, political science, Wallin added, however, that
enrolled for spring term, and psychology, communications, and actual enrollment usually drops
CRISP officials expect an increase English are already closed or See RELAXED, Page 10

to name
Vice President for Academic
Affairs and Provost James Duder -
stadt plans to announce the
appointment of the first University
vice provost for minority affairs
within the next few days.
University President Harold
Shapiro elevated the associate vice
president for minority affairs to the
executive provost level last March
as part of the University's six point
plan to demonstrate its commit -
ment to minorities.
The vice provost will work with
executive officers, deans, and
administrators on issues such as
minority recruitment and retention,
as well as establish initiatives for
ethnic diversity on campus.
In addition, the vice provost will
decide how to allocate the $1
million Affirmitive Action Initi-
ative fund announced last March.
"The new vice provost will not
only have to implement policy, but
also work to unite minority in -
terests on campus," said Virginia
Nordby, Affirmative Action direc -
The only administration position
responsible for minorities has been
See PROVOST, Page 11

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