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Summer Weekly
One hundred two years of editorialfreedom

Law dean named
to Dartmouth post

By BRYN MICKLE
^ DAILY STAFF REPORTER
While the University may think of itself as an
Ivy League institution, Law School Dean Lee
Bollinger will be moving on to the real thing.
In an announcement that did not come as a
surprise to Law School faculty, Dartmouth Col-
lege confirmed Bollinger will be leaving the
University to become head provost at the school
in Hanover, N.H.
Bollinger will step down from his position as
deanof one of the nation's top public law schools
to supervise one of the nation's best private
colleges.
kgg j Due to prior commitments to the University,
Bollinger will retain his $164,100 dean position
untilJune, 1994. This fall, University regents are
expected to convene a search committee for his
MAR' IN VLOET/Daiy successor.
Columbia Cable workers cable conduits in East Quad last week. Bollinger willreplace JohnStrohbehn,whois
returning to his teaching position at Dartmouth.
Current Associate Provost Bruce Pipes will be
um m er pr ram s m ay theschool'sactingheadprovost,untilBollinger's
arrival.
His appointment gives Dartmouth, an institu-
use cable proble s tion without a law school, a provost and a presi-
dent who both have law degrees.
LastFriday,Bollingerinformedthelawschool
By SUSANNA CARMODY films will be contracted through a film vending faculty of his decision to leave. In a note, he
FOR THE DAILY company known as SWANK, which will take wrote, "I will not try, in aletter, to say what it has
The University will be "on the air" by fall. care of any licensing liabilities for public view- meant to me to be on this faculty for 21 years,
Columbia Cable company will install cable ing. seven as dean."
into residence halls this spring. The basic package will include more than 30 Currently in Italy, he could not be reached for
They will be fumishing cable to students at channels, among them C-SPAN, Discovery, comment.
E15 a room. The basic package offered will Nashville Network and MTV. The basicpackage At age 47, Bollinger is the youngest person to
lude the University's own channels. A Uni- will also include the addition of a community hold the position of Law School dean, a post he
versity sponsored commercial film channel is in access channel for campus events, which will air assumed in 1987.
the works for the fall semester as well. events such as Hillary Clinton 's commencement au e 1987.
"[An] advisory committee will be formed to speech and other student interest features. A graduate of the University of Oregon, be
createnorms and make determinations about the But, installation has not been without set- received his law degree from Columbia
showing of films on campus," Housing Director backs. University'slaw school in 1971. Two years later,
of Public Affairs Alan Levy said. At the end of Winter Term, students protested he assumed the position of assistant professor at
Thecommitteewillconsistofrepresentatives the fact that installation was beginning while the University Law School.
from the Residence Hall Association and the See CABE, Page 2 Bollinger enjoyed a meteoric rise through the

Bollinger
ranks at the Law School. In 1979, he was given a
fullprofessorship.Eightyearslater,bewasnamed
dean of the Law School.
A legal scholar, Bollinger is considered an
authority on legal issues in society. National
publications have published his opinions on is-
suesranging fromtheSupremeCourtnomination
of Robert Bork to questions of freedom of the
press.
In 1979, he was given a Rockefeller Fund
Fellowship to explore his concepts and premises
in First Amendment law.
As a result of his studies, he wrote, "The
Tolerant Society: Freedom of Speech and Ex-
tremist Speech in America." The book is consid-
ered an expert analysis of issues surrounding
limits on speech freedoms.
In addition tobooksonFirstAmendmentlaw,
Bollinger also wrote "Contract Law in Modern
Society."
In 1992, he was given a fellowship to the
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, in
recognition of his great strides in education.

MSA to ent student fee change request to regents
By MICHELLE FRICKE
DALY STAFF REPORTER Craig Greenberg said the assembly the Diag. mittee is in the process of preparing an graduates as well as graduate students
In an unusually relaxed and inti- would be proposing two major fee "This week could be good for get- alcohol policy that would strengthen and both campus and off-campus resi-
mate setting, the Michigan Student changes at the meeting. ting MSA off on the right foot in the the current interim policy that affects dents.
Assembly held its fortnightly meeting Greenberg stressed his desire for beginning of theyear,"Greenberg said. all students. "Obviously there will be questions
last night to discuss issues ranging MSA'sinvolvementintheUniversity's "My plan is tomakeMSAnolonger be "As the representative of the stu- ofhow far theUniversity canextendits
from alcohol policies to new MSA "Welcome to Michigan '93" week the radical, political organization, but dent body, we believe MSA ought to jurisdiction of a policy of this nature,"
computers. which is held prior to the beginning of moreinvolvedin students' daily lives." have some input on and information Kight said.
O MSA's primary focus this summer classes each fall. He would like to see This summerMSA is taking partin about this policy," said MSA Vice The representatives were unable to
sdraftingafeerequesttopresenttothe the assembly work withorganizations the University's Alcohol and Other President Brian Kight, who is a com- vote on allocating funds to student
meeting of the University Board of such as the Black Greek Association Drugs Policy Committee. Under the mittee member. organizationsbecausequorumwasnot
Regents on June 11. While he would and Department of Public Safety in charge of Vice President for Student The policy, which could be ready reached.I astweektheyapprovedfund-
not provide specifics, MSA President sponsoring activities andlivemusic on Affairs Maureen Hartford, the com- as early as this fall, will cover under- ing for three groups.

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