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July 01, 1992 - Image 1

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One hundred and one years of editorial freedom

'U' director to
leave for Yale

by Laura Potts
Daily Staff Reporter
post as University Director of
Undergraduate Admissions to
Beginning September 1,
Shaw will oversee under-
graduate admissions as well as
financial aid operations at
Yale's Yale College in his new
post as Dean of Undergraduate
University administrators
say they see Shaw's move as a
great loss for the University.
"I personally think he's the
best admissions director in the
country,"saidWalter Harrison,

executive director of University
Shaw has served the Uni-
versity since 1988 when he
moved from the University of
California, Berkeley.
University Provostand Vice
President for Academic Affairs
Gilbert Whitaker said in his an-
nouncement of Shaw's move,
"While we hate to lose him to
Yale, we understand the unusual
opportunity this presents -and
- the prestige in being the first
admissions director that any of
the major private colleges has
hired from a public university."
Dean Donald Kagan of Yale
University saidin apressrelease,
"Yale is very fortunate to have

obtained (Shaw's) services."
Theodore Spencer, associ-
atedirectorofAdmissions, who
will serve as interim director,
said Shaw did not decide to
leave because he had problems
with the University.
Inapressrelease, Shaw said
that his decision to accept the
position at Yale "was an ex-
traordinary difficult decision."
He added, 'The reality is that I
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Patient k is
U physician
by Gwen Shaffer
Daily News Editor
Employees at the University
Medical Center were "saddened
and overwhelmed" Thursday,
when ear specialist Dr. John
Kemink was gunned down by a
disgruntled patient.
Clinton township resident who
had been receiving treatment
from Kemink for three years,
shot Kemink four times - Kem nk
cluding one shot in the head and entered the examining room
three in the chest. The incident staffmembersheard atleastfive
occurred at 12:05 p.m. and shots ring out. Hospital securit
Kemink was declared dead at guards immediately responded
12:38 p.m. to a staff member's call.
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Groups at odds over
local pollution clean-up
by Laura Potts the Huron River via storm sew- The postcard states, "I sup-
Daily Staff Reporter ers, Allen Drain and bodies of port GelmanSciences commit-
Two groups advocating the water in the area. menttothe cleanupandurge our
cleanup of a polluted water site But advocates for the governmentleaderstotakequick
in Ann Arbor are at odds over a Northwest Ann Arbor Coalition action."However,the card does
cleanup proposal. of Neighborhoods say they are not explain any particulars of
Citizens for Cleanup Now, a skeptical about the proposal. the cleanup or give general in-
group affiliated with Gelman Coalition spokesperson Pat formation about the area in-
Sciences, Inc. (GSI), the fim Ryan said the neighborhood al- volved.
responsible forthepollutionand liance has started a petition to In regard to the GSI cam-
the independentNorthwest Ann support a "comprehensive, paign, Tracy Easthope of the
Arbor Coalition of Neighbor- prompt, and effective plan to Ecology Center said, "I think
hoods, disagree over the content halt the spread of the pollution it'sdisingenuousofthecompany
of a proposed remedial action and tocleanupthesitespresently to get people to sign petitions
plan to clean up the site. affected." The petition was pre- about something they don't
TheplanwasdevisedbyGSI sented to the Ann Arbor City know anything about."
and the state Department of Council Monday June 25. Ryan said her group does
Natural Resources (DNR), Citizens for CleanupNow is not support the Citizens for
which initially granted GSI the distributing postcards in Ann Cleanup Now campaign.
permit to dispose of a toxic Arbor and around campus that Denise Gruben of the DNR
chemical on its property. Spe- require senders to allow their said the proposed plan includes
cifically, it involves discharge names to be printed in an ad- cleanup of three main areas -
of the contaminated water into vertisement. See Pounm , Page 2

"Pursue the passion"
Capturing the motto of the day - "Pursue the Passion" -
three of the top cyclists at the Ann Arbor Summer Cycling
Festival race down Main and Liberty Streets Sunday.

Myers begins as affirmative action interim director
by Maureen Little assisting in the planning, implementation andimonitor- The Affirmative Action Officeis currently under-
Daily Staff Reporter ing of University policies and programs for equal goingaperiodof"evaluationandassessment,"Myers
Jimmy Myers, former associate director of the Af- opportunity, affirmative action and non-discrimina- said
finative Action Office, is now officially the interim ion. The office is looking atits programs and deciding
directo. Myers served as acting director throughout the Myers said he will serve as interim director "until which have been effective and which have not in
month of June, replacing Director Zaido Giraldo. they find someone else to take over." University order to set an agenda for the upcoming academic
"I have asked the President to relieve me of my President James Duderstadt has not given word as to year.
administrative responsibilities this month as director of who possible candidates for the job might be. There have been no specific incidents regarding
affinmative action and to accept my resignation effec- Throughout the year, the office deals with matters students or University policies on campus thisspring
tive June 30," Giraldo announced in a press release. such as compliance with the law, conflict resolution semester to warrant the office's involvement. "Most
Giraldo plans to take the time off to complete a regarding race and gender issues, discrimination, edu- incidents of this type occur during the falland winter
manuscript on affirmative action. Her responsibilities cation to the campus, diversity and multiculturalism semesters," Myers said.
from the day-to-day workings of the office have pro- and intemal consulting. Looking toward implementing new ideas at the
hibited her from completing it, she said. New affirmative action programs are possible as a University, Myers and Giraldo recently attended a
As associate director, Myers headed the grievance result of the change in directors, but are not anticipated conference in San Francisco focusing on race and
team in the office. He has also been responsible for at this time, Myers said. ethnic relations in America.

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