The Michigan Daily-Friday. May 5.1989-Page 2
Tuition could rise
by over 10 percent
BY FRAN OBEID ition rise will result in decreased
minority representation on campus.
Tuition increases of more than 10 Last week, the House gave its
percent were predicted by University recommendation of no increased
administrators at the University's funding to the University, and the
Board of Regents meeting last Senate Subcommittee finished its
month. hearings as well. The state Senate
Provost and Vice President for will give full consideration within 2-
Academic Affairs Charles Vest pre- 3 weeks after which time members
sented a budget to the regents which of both the Senate and House will
estimates a $51.1 million increase attempt to reconcile budget bill dif-
in funds over the state appropriation ferences.
of $242.5 million for the 1989-1990 "The House added $11 million for
academic year. all the state Universities in Michi-
Governor James Blanchard, how- gan, but the University did not get
ever, recommended just a 3 percent any additional money," said Univer-
increase to the Michigan Legislature, sity's Vice President for Government
amounting to only $8 million. Relations, Richard Kennedy.
Expressing his concern that out "We will hope to have some
of state students will be hurt most modest improvement over the gov-
by the tuition increases, Regent ernor's recommended action but its
Thomas Roach (D-Saline) said, not going to be a banner year for
"Non-resident tuition can't remain higher education. The state budget is
competitive." really tight this year."
Out-of-state senior Linda Hirsch- Administrators expect the whole
horn said, "I think the inevitable tu- process to be finished by June 15
ition increase is going to really and will be able to reassess exact
make out-of-staters rethink their budget needs and what is available
college choice." from other funding sources before
There is also concern that the tu- setting tuition.
Members of the nana lashback play at last Saturday's alternative graduation ceremony.
" militarism and economic injustices have lead the fight on campus," said
after leaving the University. Cohen. Only two families of color
"Don't leave your ideals on the attended the Diag ceremony of 200.
Continued fr Page 1 steps of the Graduate Library. Pick
UCAR steering committee jobsthathare socially relevant," said In a lively speech Visiting
member Cathy Cohen explained to Cohen. University Professor Christina Jose
the predominantly white audience In a later interview, Cohen said of the Women's Studies Program
that the vision of a truly diverse more students of color had attended told the audience people must learn
University was not shared by the alternative ceremony in previous to live together in order to bring
Duderstadt. She challenged graduates years. "Even though they [students about change. "Don't buy into the
to continue the struggle against of color] are not here, we still want 'us'- 'them' idea. We must connect
racism, sexism, homophobia, to congratulate them because they as humans," she said.
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Student dies in ACLU protection.
Arizona car crash Continued from Page 1 "It is clear that the fear of
BY KELLY THAYER Sedler said the ACLU would not African-Americans, particularly
Di have filed the suit if the city had ad- Black males, still persists in these
University sophomore Ralph D mitted guilt in the incident and dis- neighborhoods," Clark said.
Simone was fatally injured in an au- ciplined the two officers. "But now
tomobile accident in Arizona last they're going to be taught a lesson Simon said he would like the
Thursday. that they cannot go around violating University to consider filing a
Like many other students, Di the constitution," Sedler said. "friend of the court" brief supporting
Simone had just completed his final 'i . . the lawsuit. Clark, however,
exams. Flying to Arizona State At earig in emphasized that legal action "is
University, he had planned a few Wayne County Circuit Court on something that William and I are
days of leisure before returning home May 19, the ACLU will also request doing that has nothing to do with
to Purchase, New York. While trav- a temporary injunction to give Neal the University whatsoever."
eling in the Tempe area with friends, and Clark police protection while
Ralph was killed when the driver they finish their work in Allen Park. Dan Sharphorn, University assis-
lost control of the vehicle. The students, who said they received tant general counsel, was out of
a racist letter after the incident, town and unavailable for comment
Roommate Billy Jaffe said Di refuse to go back to the city without yesterday.
Simone, who was recentiy accepted
to the business school, possessed a
"great business mind". tIj~IIthni.1nt
Services were held for Di Simone
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