THIE MICHIGAN DAILY
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 1950
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ouncil Reports Student Dissatisfaction
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By BOB KEITH
Mounting student dissatisfac-
on over "crowded living condi-
ons" in the West Quadrangle was
ceu yesterday in a special report
residence halls business mana-
r Francis C. Shiel.
Submitting results of an unpre-
dented room to room survey of
sident complaints, West. Quad
Council president Bill Diener, '50E,
emphasized that "many of the
problems could be eliminated
through reduction of the number
of men living in the Quad."
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HE URGED THAT results of
overcrowding be considered in
residence halls admission policy.
The council survey revealed
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COMPLAINTS-West Quad President Bill Diener, '50E, left, dis-
cusses a student survey of living conditions in the Quad with
residence halls business manager Francis C. Shiel. The Quad
Council made the survey because of a "constant parade of resident
complaints ranging from un-
c o m f o r t a b l e double-decker
bunks to long cafeteria lines.
Council representatives were es-
pecially fearful of an overload
in the cafeterias if South Quad-
rangle residents are required to
eat their meals in the West
Quad next Fall.
Questioned Quad men over-
whelmingly condemned the
"Navy" tables which serve as desks
in some of the rooms. They also
hit "inadequate" closet space and
the lack of bookcases.
COUNCIL SERVICE committee
chairman Tom Massnick, '50. as-
serted that the type of "home
away from home" group living
embodied in the Michigan House
Plan could be realized only if the
"normal amount of people were
living in the Quad."
"While the West Quad was
built to accommodate 900 men,
it now houses well over 1300,"
Shiel agreed that many of the
problems result from ,overcrowd-
ing. But he said there would be
no relief next fall nor until the
new South Quadrangle is com-
"We are always interested in
getting constructive criticism, es-
pecially when it comes from repre-
sentative student groups such as
the West Quad Council," Shiel
A vast majority of the Quad
residents reported poor lighting,
soiled short blankets, dusty easy
chairs and faulty radiator valves
making it impossible to adjust
To Meet Here
More than 200 Midwestern poli-
tical scientists will hold their
eighth annual conference here
from April 21 to 23..
After Provost James P. Adams'
welcome, delegates from nine
Midwesternastates will hear an
address by George W. Perkins,
Assistant Secretary of State for
European Affairs, at the initial
A luncheon meeting -April 22
will feature a talk by Prof. James
K. Pollock, chairman of the politi-
cal science department and presi-
dent of the American Political
Walter P. Reuther president of
the United Automobile Workers of
America will also address the con-
ference that day.
To Discuss Paper
James N. Morgan and Lawrence
R. Klien, research associates in
the Institute for Social Research,
will present a joint paper, "The
Use of Sample Surveys for the
Analysis of Consumer Behavior,"
at a meeting of the Economic
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CRAMPED-West Quad acting resident director James H. Robertson, (left), inspects a "converted
single" room occupied by Paul Wasilewski, '53, (center), and Michael Chirio, '53, (right). Half the
lamps in this room are not furnished by the Quad. The Quad. Council yesterday urged that consid-
eration of crowded conditions "be given a prominent place in the determination of residence- halls
Personnel Leaders To Confer
Trends in Michigan employment the midwestern division of the
will be studied by personnel di- Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co., and
rectors and employers at a con-AtaicndPifcTaC.ad
ference to be held April 13 incthe Otto E. Eckert, University Regent
Michigan Union under sponsor- and general manager of the utility
ship of the University Bureau of commission of Lansing.
Appointments. A summary, interpretation and
General chairman of the con- discussion of statistics of Michigan
ference will be T. Luther Purdom, employment trends will be given
director of the University Bureau. by Harry J. Kelley, director of in-
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A MORNING PANEL discussion Sea
by representatives of four phases no
of business will consider trends in
employment of college graduates.
Large industry will be repre-
sented by V. E. Blue, personnel
director for Chrysler Corp. Eu-
gene C. Swift, president of the
manufacturing division, Sagi-
naw Board of Commerce, will
present small industry's opin-
Retail merchandising and utili-
ties will be represented by Harold
Mountain, personnel director of
Prof. Marguerite Hood, of the
School of Music has joined the
group of newly-elected presidents,
by winning the chairmanship of
the Music Educator's national
The director of the Women's
Glee Club has been chosen to head
an organization which numbers
more than 20,000 teachers from all
parts of the United States, as well
as Canada and Mexico.
Deil Wright, '52, won the presi-
dency of West Quad's Winchell
Hogfe in its mid-semester election.
Other officers are Rod Minner,
'52, vice-president; Jim Fitzpat-
rick, '53, secretary and Ed Tink-
ler, '51BAd, treasurer.
The chairmanship of Zetaleth-
ian, honorary society for women
in the College of Pharmacy went
to Fumiko Ikemori, '51.
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