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4 tignBi v
Ninety- nine years of editorial freedom
Ti .Vol. XCIX, NO. 8-S Ann Arbor, Michigan- Friday, July 14, 1989 T y
Steiner out; Goldenberg in
Political science prof. will become first woman to head LSA

BY TARANEH SHAFI
After seven months of a closed-
door search Edie Goldenberg,
political science professor and
director of the Institute of Public
Policy Studies at the University, has
been nominated as dean of the
College of Literature, Science and
the Arts.
Goldenberg has been with the
University for twenty-five years and
is highly thought of by both
students and faculty.
"I'm really happy there is a
woman of her stature in a high
administrative position," said Tracy
._ Weisler, recent graduate of the In-
Golden berg stitute of Public Policy Studies.
...to be LSA dean Weisler said that to her,
Groups fight
for women

Goldenberg is not only a professor
and administrator but also a mentor.
Kip Banks, third-year graduate
student in the Institute of Public
Policy characterizes Goldenberg as
an impressive instructor and capable
leader.
"I think one of her greatest
strengths is her sensitivity to the
students," Banks said. "She's very
receptive to student concerns."
As director of the Institute,
Goldenberg held brown bags on a
regular basis to talk with graduate
students.
Goldenberg said that she is
honored by the selection and is
looking forward to working with the
faculty and students.

"The first thing I need to do is to high on her agenda.
take some time to understand the A member of the United
issues and consult broadly," said Coalition Against Racism hopes
Goldenberg. that a change of dean will also a
Goldenberg said that she wants to bring a change of policy.
"maintain and build on the "It's a positive thing that Steiner
excellence in the college that is there is out of the position," said
right now." Kimberly Smith, a steering
One of her goals is to understand committee member of UCAR. "But
the undergraduate experience through if the policies of the University
"broad involvement with faculty and don't change it won't matter much,"
students." she said. "It'll just be a different
"I think it's an excellent person enforcing the same policies."
education, but I also think it's worth Departing Dean Steiner praised
taking a look at. It's time," she said. the appointment.
Goldenberg supports President "I'm sure that Dean Goldenberg
Duderstadt's commitment to will have the enthusiasm and
diversity and said that she will put cooperation of the faculty and
recruiting and hiring people of color See Dean, Page 2

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BY MICHELLE RABIDOUX mobilize the great majority of peo-
Local groups are reacting to the ple who support women's right to
recent Supreme Court decision that control their pregnancies."
restricts the rights of women to have The Coalition to Boycott
abortions. In the wake of the Domino's Pizza is planning a boy-
Webster v. Reproductive Health cott of the Ann Arbor-based chain,
Services decision, the Committee to including a picket and a press confer-
Defend Abortion Rights and the ence this Tuesday at 4:00 pm.
Coalition to Boycott Domino's "We're hoping to make an eco-
Pizza have planned protests and ral- nomic impact on the company. In a
lies for this Tuesday. city like Ann Arbor, it (the boycott)
The Supreme Court recently can have an effect," said Coalition
upheld Missouri's law which re- member Phillis Engelbert. AMIT BHAN/Daily
stricts the use of public facilities in The Coalition is comprised of Omar Soubani, religious advisor to the Islamic center of Ann Arbor, spoke yesterday on Eid Addha,
performing abortions and prevents members from the Industrial the Festival of Sacrifice.
public employees from performing Workers of the World, the Ann
them, thus challenging the Roe v. Arbor Tenants Union, the National "
Wade decision of 1973. Organization of Women, the Sexual
Since the ruling, some Michigan Assault Prevention and Awareness
legislators have submitted bills to Center, the Homeless Action BY DIANE COOK celebrated 71 days ago, commemo- place in Mecca where around 2 mil-
further restrict abortions in this Committee, and the Latin American "They came from all directions rating" the month-long fast lion people gather after a journey,
state. Senators Jack Welborn (R- Solidarity Committee., 09
Kalasaoo) "r FkedDlbng (R- S tComm will submit a list with their hearts toward one God..." (ramadan). leaving behind homes, friends, loved
Kawaavio)a Fred Dilsingham , (R TheDinswllsumit 'a lis- These are the words of Omar This sacrifice goes back to ones where theyrevi e theirpa
Fowlerville) have proposed that, oftiheir demanTds to wihi exetu- Soubani, a religious advisor at the Abraham, when he was commanded experiences, evaluate their present si-
among other possible restrictions, tives on Tuesday, which include that Islamic Center in Lansing who con- by Allah to sacrifice his child and he tuation and plan for their future,"
women under the age of 18 must the pizza chain stop funding the anti- ducted services yesterday to over 600 was ready to do so until Allah com- said Soubani.
have parental consent before having abortion movementL hundred ares Muslims at the Islamic mandled him to save his child," said
an abortion. The bills would also Maria Pavelich, public relations CenterofA A br celrat the ouanei "Itsavgea sycfrle,"cusii
prevent abortions in public facilities manager for Domino's said Center of Ann Arbor, celebrating the Soubai. Its a great day for me because it
and would restrict public employees "Boycotts like this don't necessarily Festival of Sacrifice. According to the traditions of reminds me of the prophet Abraham
from performing them, except if the touch Tom Monaghan. They touch The Festival of Sacrifice, Eid their religion, participants face the and the submission of him to the
life of the mother is at stake. the local community's economy and Addhal celrabic,Ms the second major Islamic holy city, Mecca. Muslims wheel or order of God," said Muslim
State Representative Perry Bullard local workers who may not agree festival celebrated by Muslims. The are encouraged to introspect durig Student Association member Nace
(D- Ann Arbor) said that he hoped with him." other principle festival, Festival of the festival said Soubani. Debbar, a PhD candidate at the
the recent Webster decision "would See Boycott, Page 2 Thanksgiving, Fitter in Arabic, was We are reminded of the gathering University.

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