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June 17, 1988 - Image 1

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Ninety-eight years of editorial freedom
- --Vol. XCVIII, No. 7S Ann Arbor, Michigan~- Friday, June 17, 1988 erci-Y
All, c o d e '
After much debate, the University
m has developed procedures to investi-
gate discrimination and harassment
A u for faculty and staff members.
Last winter, Interim University
President Robben Fleming proposed
a controversial anti-discrimination
and harassment policy for students
j that the University's Board of Re-
( gents approved in April.
An 18-person person faculty and
y jstaff committee released a 10-page
document outlining the proposed
faculty anti-harassment policy earlier
this month. The committee formed
during a review of the faculty's sex-
ROBIN LOZNAK/Dlly ual harassment policy last August as
And on our left... well as Fleming's desire to create an
Davina Taylor, an LSA junior, leads a walking tour of central campus for incoming first year students on Wednesday. faculty anti-discrimination policy.
Orientation groups can be spotted gazing around campus all summer. UNDER the proposed policy, a
three-member committee - com-
prised of a representative from both
BY VERONICA WOOLRIDGE told the University's Board of Re- and Dean of Students Joseph Wright the Affirmative Action Office and
b Here today, gone tomorrow. gents yesterday, "Many people are - skirted the campus Facilities the academic unit which employs the
That's how the Student Govern- forced to be put in conditions that Planning Committee, a forum on accused person - will investigate
ment of the University's Dearborn are not satisfactory. A decision of which faculty, students, and staff are harassment complaints.
stu d en ts campus feels about having on-cam- this magnitude should be made with represented," according to the state- The document will be reviewed
s 1U d e - pus housing converted to office student input" ment by the faculty's Senate Advisory
space for incoming faculty. MIKE DOUTERMAN, a Responding to the statement, Committee on University Affairs on
h , According to a statement by the Dearborn student, said, "The regents Wright said, "(Students) definitely Monday. June Howard, a committee
o u Sin Student Government, the University don't really care about Dearborn. have a right to disagree and the member and associate chair of the
decided to convert a unit of the Fair- Everything that has been said before (housing) decision should be based English department, said the
( lane Apartments - the only on- has fallen on deaf ears." on a thorough evaluation of campus University President will have final
s to len campus housing available to stu- "The action taken by the priorities." authority to approve the policy, but
dents - without student input. administration - Chancellor Jenkins, Arden, and Behrens were she expects comments to last
Tom Scharfen, president of Dear- William Jenkins, Vice Chancellors through the summer.
born's Student Government Council, Eugene Arden and Robert Behrens, See Housing, Page 2 oh e m e
See Panel, Page 2
Council names consultant Inside
Barrence Whtfield's Iw-sn-
new city administrator spiin show is i tone o-f
BY KENNETH DINTZER He added that he and the council fore Republican Mayor Gerald Jermi- many Apo sng evaen
The Ann Arbor City Council shouldn't have any trouble agreeing gan called for a consensus of the See Arts, Page 10
chose a Farmington Hills govern- on a salary, though his current in- council, however, the council stood The Ann Arbor City Council and
ment consultant to be the new city come in the private sector may be 5-4 in favor of Borgsdorf. the Michigan legislature dealt af-
administrator during a special meet- difficult for the city to match. When Jernigan made the consen- irdle-I housing a doable blow
ing Wednesday afternoon. THE DECISION came after sus call, in an effort to get unani- 0 "tg.
Del Borgsdorf, a University grad- the council spent an hour discussing mous support for Borgsdorf, three of see OpInion, Page
uate of 1968, said he was surprised the six remaining candidates for the the four votes for Sculley switched.
to be chosen. "Ann Arbor is a qual- office, narrowing the list down to Councilmember Jeff Epton (D-2nd Form2r Michigan pitcher Jim
ity community," he said. "The com- Borgsdorf and Kalamazoo City Ward) held out, however, saying a Abbottawo another award, the
petition matched this quality. When Manager Sheryl Sculley. unanimous vote wasn't necessary. T Amateur Athlete
you're in competition with this type The final vote was 8 to 1 for "I'm sure Mr. Borgsdorf will under- A
of peoplc you have to be surprised Borgsdorf, with two members miss- stand," he said. See Sports, Page 1
when you're picked." ing due to prior commitments. Be- See City, Page 4

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