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Page 2-The Michigan Daily-Friday, June 12, 1987
Group to inform public of new research proposals
By MELISSA RAMSDELL tion of the "end use" clause sals through the Department of "We're going to play it by ear, fort to eventually bring about a
The University Weapons Re - prohibiting research destructive to Research Development and Admini - when we find (a questionable propo - board of regents which would sup -
search Monitoring Group plans to human life. The new guidelines stration - they are not allowed sal), we'll have to deal with it port "end use" provisions and op -
review research proposals and make also shift the review mechanism for access to a classified project until it accordingly," Chair Tamara Wagner pose increased weapons research.
the community aware of the poten - classified proposals from the Re - has been accepted, which prevents sald. Members also discussed re-acti -
tially harmful research done at the search Policies Committee to action on a questionable proposal. In addition, the group plans to vating an Ann Arbor chapter of
University. The group was formed deans, department heads, and Vice Once reviewing the proposals, state each regent's position and United Campuses to Prevent Nucle -
in response to the University Board President for Research Linda the group will circulate the infor- views on weapons research in an ef - ar War (UCAM).
of Regent's April decision to adopt Wilson. mation to the community. They Fr
a new set of research guidelines. The monitoring group will ob - will closely scrutinize proposals F o e n o I Im e
The group opposes the elimina - tain information on research propo- that could harm human beings.

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Disputes over sanctions spIit anel behind U' projections
(Continued from Page 1)
(Continued from Page ) running behind about seven to eight rease in enrollments is explained by
tration to write their own version of But Livermore said the sanctions we're going to work with," he said. percent on our projections for depo- a growing number of "multiple
th~oe is applications" from high school
the code. would serve as a means of Councilmember and Director of sits o seniors.
Student members have supported enforcement, an integral part of any Academic Services Hay McLaugh- e also offered admission to "Every college noticed that they
guidelines for non-academic beha- set of guidelines of student beha- lin asked Newblatt: "You don't like students wed turned down previous- had an increase in the number of
vior, but staunchly opposed aca- vior. "I want to live in a world of this process, you don't like ly who were highly qualified, said p"
demic sanctions, which could rules that are enforcable," he said. anything about this, but you still Donohue. appicts s ad . "Thes wr
N ant ou tatis, ?" o tllsit n disosoiisa
include suspension or expulsion...,, The rise in applications last fall
MPIXISat.L the.n. . r o....., want to kee-n npotiatin& . -I schols t like Michi an State and

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1ew batt, the only studment grit -Yi vam
"If we're talking about academic present at yesterday's meeting, Councilmembers agreed to
sanctions, there can be no opposed the resolution to disband postpone a vote on the proposal
concurrence," said council co-chair the council. "I think the process we until the three absent members are
and LSA senior David Newblatt. have is, in essence, as good as notified next week.

created a larger selction pool for
admissions officers, which led to
higher admission standards for both
in-state and out-of-state students.
"We had a higher number of
rejections than ever before, and the
quality of the acceptances is high-
er," said Jim Alexander, a counselor
at Highland Park High School in
Illinois.
But the high caliber students
who were accepted were often accep-
ted to a large number of schools.
According to Dee Forsyth,
college counselor at Lyons
Township High School in Illinois,
the enormous increase in appli-
cations without a subsequent inc-

Miami of Ohio even during the
year."
Robert Negronida, a counselor at
Evanston Township High School
in Illinois, said the number of grad-
uating seniors was higher nation-
wide than it was last year. "This is
probably one of the most competi-
tive years in quite a while," he said.
Forsyth also sees the Univer-
sity's growing out-of-state tuition
as a deterrent for many students
enrolling. "Students will apply to
both an in-state and out-of-state
school, and when the moment of
decisioicomes, they choose the in-
state,' she said.

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