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VOL. LXIV, No. 135 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN SUNDAY, APRIL 18, 1954

CLOUDY
SIX PAGES

Faculty Group
Set for Appeals
To Conduct Dismissal, Demotion
Cases Arising from May Hearings
By GENE HARTWIG
Operating within the new Regents' rulings on cases involving
dismissal or demotion of faculty members the ,University Senate Ad-
T visory Committee has set up a five-man stand-by group to hear such
cases it was learned yesterday.
Called the Subcommittee on Intellectual Freedom and Integrity,{
the group has met with University Vice-President and Dean of Facul-
ties Marvin L. Niehuss to discuss its function in the event that loyalty
charges leveled against University personnel at the May hearings of
the House Un-American Activities Committee give rise to action for

Stager Gets ri i-m ILt t u--dA-r T- f xrt

C o a c h P o stGn Idcrn
Harlan To Train y
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dismissal or demotion by the Uni-
versity.

U Prepares
For Higher
Enrollment
(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the sec-
ond in a series of articles about the
problems created by expanding en-
rollment and how the University
plans to meet them.)
By JON SOBELOFF
Not with a shotgun, but with a
rifle.
That, according to Assistant
Dean of Faculties Robert L. Wil-
liams, is how the University is go-
ing after the problem of planning
for expanded enrollment.
"We don't have students 'en-
rolled in the University,' " Dean
Williams points out-"they're en-
rolled in separate schools." So
President Harlan H. Hatcher has
asked each school dean to send
along a memo on the future health
of his own school.
* * *
IN OTHER words, the "rifle"
technique means that each school
tries to figure out how many stu-
dents it could take care of with
how much additional expense and
with what effect on the education-
al process.
For instance, here's how one
dean, Dean E. Blythe Stason of
the Law School, viewed his
school's future in a letter to
Vice-President and Dean of
Faculties Marvin L. Niehuss re-
cently,
First, Dean Stason said, it would
be wrong "economically and oth-
erwise," to consider establish-
ing another state-supported Law
School in Michigan. The dean cit-
ed the tremendous capital invest-
ment and painstakingly built li-
brary facilities as wasteful, if not
impossible, to duplicate.
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Creation of the subcommittee
did not require University Presi-
dent Harlan H. Hatcher's approval
since provision for it had been
made in the by-laws.
* * *
PROF. Angus Campbell, director{
of Survey Research Center, is
chairman of the subcommission.
The names of the other commit-
tee members have. not been re-
leased.

Athletic Director H. O. (Fritz)
Crisler announced yesterday that
Augustus P. (Gus) Stager, present
oach at Dearborn Fordson high
chool, has been named to fill the
hoes of retiring Matt Mann II as
Michigan's swimming coach.
At the same time Bruce Harlan,,
ormer Ohio State, NCAA, NAAU,
and Olympic diving champion and
resently coaching Sequoia high
school in Redwood, California, was
appointed diving coach.
* * *
THE appointments were well
eceived by Michigan swimmers
since the two men are both ex-
remely popular and respected.,
The appointment of Stager
may have been a strong determi-
nant in whether or not the
Wardrop twins will remain at
Michigan. It has been rumored
that the two Scottish stars have
shown interest in Yale and
might have already applied.
Stager's appointment may do a
lot to keep the boys here. They
think very highly of the new
mentor and are looking forward
to working with him.
Harlan's appointment may have
onger-ranged ramifications. In
recent years Ohio State has ob-

Naguib Out
NaSet
As Premier
CAIRY, Egypt - )- Lt. Col.
Gamal Abdel Nasser emerged in
the powerful role of premier and
military governor of revolutionaryf
Egypt yesterday.
He assigned a new Cabinet min-
ister of "presidential affairs" to
look after Egypt's President Mo-
hamed Naguib.
A REVOLUTIONARY Council
announcement after an overnight
meeting broke up said the ill and
faltering Naguib has resigned as
premier but would remain as pres-
ident of the republic. It said Na-
guib asked Nasser to take over
as premier.
The presidency without con-
trol over the Cabinet or the all-
powerful eleven young officers
on the Revolutionary Council,
becomes largely a figurehead
post.

Unlikely
Capitol Hill
Controversy
Over Issue,
Kiowland Says Ike
Will Seek Senate OK
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON-The State De-
partment, declared last night it is
"highly unlikely" that American
troops will have to replace French
forces in Indochina, but supported
Vice President Nixon's stand that
Southeast Asia must be saved from
Communist aggression,
The department issued a state-
ment amid a hornet's nest of con-
gressional controversy stirred by
remarks of Vice President Nixon
Friday. The Vice President, an-
swering a hypothetical question at
a session of the American Society
of Newspaper Editors, said that in
John irtzeI the unlikely event that the French
HANAVAN withdrew from Indo-China, Amer-
ican troops might be sent in.
* * *
3THIS PRODUCED hot discus-
ored sions on Capitol Hill, with some
legislators opposing any such use
of American troops, and others
demanding a clarification of ad-
i'ieiit ministration policy,
Sen. Knowland of California,
Senate Republican leader, said
U d it was "conceivable" but im-
probable" that the United States
might eventually have to dis-
patch military forces.
But he expressed confidence
Sis- that President Eisenhower would
driving han ask prior approval of Congress
ase of Rich- before taking any such step. And
Knowland, like other administra-
LOFS tion .,leaders, stressed that the
responsibility for safeguarding
orcement of Southeast Asia is an international
regulations one, not a task for the United
d this week States alone.
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According to Prof. Campbell I
the committee has been set up
to hear appeals of faculty men7
against whom dismissal action
is proposed.
The Senate Advisory Commit- 1
tee, itself a 17 man body, is con-r
sidered too large a group to handle
cases of ths type unless specifi-
cally requested to do so.
Under changes made in Regent's
by-laws last fall regarding cases of
demotion or dismissal initiated at
the University level "the President
is now authorized to direct that
one hearing be held either before
the Senate Advisory Committee
or a special committee of five
made up of Senate members."
* * *.
IT IS THIS latter body, appoint-
ed by the Advisory Commntec,
which has been designated a:
stand-by group to provide the fac-
ulty man a hearing.
To date no requests for hear-
ings have been made, Prof.
Campbell said.
Other by-law changes effected
last fall to expedite dismissal cases
with additional safeguards for the

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Dr. BELL SEES HER PORTRAIT UNVEILED AS REGENT VERA BAITS, MRS. LOLA F
AND PROF. "FRITZ" CRISLER WATCH
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The new Cabinet is substantial-New Poo Dedicate
L'i~ewPool Ddicatd, D.L
ly the same as Naguib's with twoinfctexpio:
significant exceptions:
1) Wing Cmdr. Hassan Ibrahim Recognizing "31 years of devot-t
'oecomes minister of state in I rF-lu.i 1 -m. ied service to the cause of physical
charge of presidential affairs. education for women," a group of
2) Lt. Col. Hussein El Shafei University officials and visitors
becomes minister of war in place "G e sgathered yesterday to dedicate the
of Wing Cmdr. Abdel Latif Bagh- G ives s A uvlee new women's swimming pool build-
dadi, who has been shifted to the ing in honor of Dr. Margaret Bell,
Rural Affairs Ministry. r T chairman of the women's physical
Nasser, a strong silent type in 10 Iawyers education department and Health
contrast to the gregarious Naguib, Service physician.
had served as vice premier, b'ut * * *
he actually has been the big pow- By MARY ANN THOMAS WITH PRESIDENT Ifarlan H.
er throughout the Egyptian revo- "Students interested in law Hatcher officiating, the dedica-
lution. should read poetry and listen to tion ceremony included brief ad-j
fine music." dresses by Regent Vera B. Baits,
"No equipment for the lawyer is Athletic Director Prof. Herbert O.
a T n G ee Imo m rtn nbrd -(Fritz) Crisler, Prof. Marcus L-
more important than a broad cul- Plant of Law School, who is sec-,
tural education, Justice F retary of the Board in Control of
Conclave Ends furter of the U.S. Supreme rcollegiate Athletics, Mrs.
Court advised in an interview yes- James A. Lafer, representative of
With Reoles terday. *~o
W it R s *e - -* University alumnae and Mrs.
COMMENTING on educational !Lola J. Hanavan, chairman of '
CO MNIG neua ia the Women's Physical Education;
Delegates to the Big Ten Inter- requirements for law, the Associ- Building Committee.
fraternity Council - Panhellenic ate Justice emphasized the im-B

;ell Hon
Enforeeiu
Block Fc
InCar 1U
(EDITlOR S NOTE: Ti
terpretive article on the
based on the specificc
Iand Phillips, '55).
By PAT ROE]
An obstacle in enfi
the University driving
was apparently fount
when a student fine(
t ion of the rules did s,
gation of the present,
procedures.
* *D*
By~AR PTLLIE

GUS STAGER
. . . new swimming coach

d for viola-'
ome investi-
enforcement
PS, '55, re-

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facuty include: tained an overwhelming majority
1) Hearings are now guaranteed of promising high school divers.
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where action for demotion or dis-
missal is initiated by the Presi-
dent "in exceptional cases which
threaten direct and immediate in-'
jury to the public reputation or the
essential functions of the Uni-
versity."

nowever, wi ~ Ule pponz~uel o
Harlan, Michigan gains anewIConference wound up their two- portance of four years of college
drawing card, for the former day meeting yesterday with a to deepen one's intellectual equip-
Olympic champion is among the morning business session followed ment.
most famous divers in history, by a closing luncheon at . the Pre-law students should read
and to work with him would be League. widely and critically," he con-
a privilege for any high school Among resolutions passed by the tinued. "This," he stated, "will
athlete convention was one calling for cultivate the imaginative fac-
Jim Walters, Michigan's first abolition of the use of the paddle ulty of man which makes a good
string diver, and fourth in the and other violent physical hazing lawyer of breadth and respon-,
nation, was "very pleased" with where it is still practiced and an- sibility."
thuuiie auigt t c nir tha w tiiT.Tr

Culminating
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the ceremony,
npnter andi

Mvrs. nanavan presentea ana
iW~.II4Ia1I1 JEAAUL~cently was stopped by a Univer-
unveiled a portrait of Dr. Bellc.y
done by Roy Gamble. A gift to sity-hired security officer and fin-
the Board of Regents, the por- ed for driving without a student
trait is to hang permanently in permit. Regular state driving regu-
the pool building. lations were being observed at
Thanking the group, Dr. Bell the time he was stopped, Phillips
explained that more than 5,000 reported.
swimmers haveyused the pool's Ts
facilities already. The fact that he was a stu-

THE STATE Department state-
ment, which was carefully word-
ed, did not "pull the rug" from
under Nixon. In fact the state-
ment was understood on high au-
thority to have received the Vice
President's approval before it was
issued.
Nixon's remarks to the editors
Friday were made in response to
a question as to what would
happen if the French withdrew.
Nixon prefaced his answer with
the comment that he didn't
think the French would pull out.

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THE LAW SCHOOL is now best 2) The length of time during
able to handle' about 800 students, which a faculty member who
but it will probably have to take has been recommended for dis-
at least 1300 by 1970, the dean missal or demotion can wait
wrote. Keeping the optimum 30:1 before asking for a hearing can
teacher-student ratio or even the be reduced from at least 20 days
maximum of 40:1 would mean to "not less than five days."
adding one or two professors a
year to the staff,DeanpStason ex- 3) "Demotion" as defined in
plained. paragraph six of Section 5.10 of
the by-laws has been enlarged to
Four more classrooms, addi. include "withholding of salary"
tional reading roo5m andeas-as well as reduction in academic-
commodations for 250 more stu- rank and reduction in salary.
dents in the Law Club (including
possible space for women and Provisions for handling student
married students) would all be cases at present call for a four-
needed, the letter said. member student advisory group to
consult with the President on gen-
Other deans have also expressed eral procedures or actions to be
the idea that money for educa- taken in individual cases.
tion could be more economically ken in ini t ases.
spent by expanding their schools From that point action could be~
than by building new units. taken by the Joint Judiciary if
an b buidmg ew uts. that were recommended by tne
While getting this school byt President.
school breakdown of 1970 needs,P
the University has been planning A similar committee on the fac-
a shorter-range "five-year plan" ulty level may be set up to give
of expansion, also determined on counsel to the President in faculty
an individual school basis. cases.
Mlnr thin 14 millin d llr ra

I ne appointmen. .tHe sada n
"Every piece of advice that he
(Harlan) gives is worthy of close
attention.
See STAGER, Page 3
Bridge.
Starting with this issue, The
Daily inaugurates a new Sun-
day feature-a weekly bridge
column.
Aimed at the large number
of bridge enthusiasts on cam-
pus, the column will be writ-
ten by Ed Simon, director of
bridge lessons at the League.
The column will include prac-
tice ,hands, discussion of bridge
problems, questions on bidding,
and rule interpretations. Any
questions on bridge may be sent
to The Michigan Daily and they
will be answered by Simon.

goinstigate positive help.wkpo- In Ann Arbor for the Law The program continued with: dent seemed to be the only rea- Nixon stipulated that none of
msg ph eek School's Founder's Day banquet, talks by Dean of Women Deborah: son for the fine, Phillips felt, so his remarks was to be attributed
grams * * * the eminent jurist spent Friday Bacon, Sue Riggs, '54, outgoing he discussed the problem with to him, but the identity of the
and yesterday touring the campus president of the Women's League, Washtenaw County Sheriff John speaker leaked out yesterday in
IFC PRESIDENT John Baity, and the Law School. and Marian Swanson, '54, outgo-' Osborn and County Prosecutor the United States and abroad.
55, gave a report on the first two 's Athletic Association Edmond F. Dev** *
years operation of the Big Ten When questioned on his impres- ing Women's AhtAscinddFTHE STATE Department state-
counseling service on bias clause sions of the University, Justice psThe questions put to the county ment issued by Press Officer
removal and headquarters for the Frankfurter expressed regret that . officials by Phillips were "Can a Jameson Parker, said Nixon did
program were shifted to the Uni- he had not studied here. He ex- Oppenheimer Risk ,county deputy hired by the Uni- not state any new U.S. policy to-
versity of Wisconsin for the next plained that it was an element of . Nversity to enforce University made ward Indo-China in his talk but
two years. chance that caused him to go to Rejected by IN iX011 regulations be authorized to stop was simply defining a course of
Harvard instead of Michigan. students who are driving but not "possible action" that he was "per-
A recommendation of the "The Law School is excellently WASHINGTON -(,P) - Vice: breaking county or state laws?" sonally prepared to support" in a
Prnhe l B te nc equipped," the former Harvard President Nixon has expressed the * * * "highly unlikely" situation.
provided that all Big Ten uni-'ILwpoesrcmetdHee-oionhaD.J.RbtO-
versities act to adopt the rush- Law professor commented. He en- opinion that Dr. J. Robert Op CCORDING to Phillips, Devine Parker did not name or iden-
ing counselling system in opera- vied particularly the student penheimer "is a loyal American" adannsrsmG to Dtvte- yarker
body, and said that he was im- and should not be barred from! made an answei' similar to a state- ! tify Nixon but referred to re-.
Lion here. bodyssed y the t s in gnmno ifhd not a: ment he made in The Daily on marks "attributed to a high
pressed by the Law students in government work if he is not a Dcme hndsusn h oenetofca.
It was also resolve that the Pan- the classes he visited, security risk. ; December 3 when discussing the government official."
hel groups at the various schools The amiable Justice also struck These remarks about the atomi "County sheriff's deputies em- '1) Nixon's speech "enunciated
act to establish some intersorority a responsive chord in the students scientist previously had been at- poyd"sherimeputisyen 1ew Unised h enucith
pledge organization on their cam- he met. When asked, students tributed to a high administra- University to check student driv- db e noa e UndStas but wth
puses which would undertake one commented that they liked his tion official who talked to news- vers for violations of the n ra- 'exressed "full agreement" with
main project y of service to friendly, unpompous attitude and nwith the stipulation that his! tion may not invoke authoriity as the policy outlined by President
the university or community. admired his inquiring mind, name not be used. county officers while working for Eisenhower and Secretary of
-athe University." h cityo
th Uivrsty"State Dulles which, is the policy

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more Lan imiuon aonars was
asked from the Legislature for the
first year's part of this program
this year, but only 2% million was
appropriated.'
Yet Univer'sity officials con-
stantly emphasize that "we must
7 not mark time," that physical fa-
cilities must expand to keep pace
with the enrollment and make up
for time lost in the years from the
late 20's until after World War II
when there were no capital ap-
propriations.
Dean Williams estimates that
enrollment here will grow stead-
ily about 1,000 a year for the next
four or five years- until the in-

STAR-STUDDED:
Drama Season Announces Fie PlayGs

By ARLENE LISS
Five plays ranging in scope from
the forceful, serious drama "The
Crucible" to a French farce "TheI
Little Hut" will be featured at
the 1954 Drama Season from May,
10 to June 12.
Starring in the five recent'

22, June Lockhart and John
Dall will co-star in the light
comedy "The Gramercy Ghost."
by John Cecil Holm.
Miss Lockhart and Dall have
acted as a team in summer thea-
ters in -the East. Dall appeared
here last season in "The Hasty

Barbara Bel Geddes will open
May 31 and play through June
5. Miss Geddes originated the
ingenue lead in "The Moon is
Blue." Playing opposite her in
the French comedy will be
Hiram Sherman who won an
Antoinette Perry award for his
performance in "Two's Comn-

Phillips also stated that De-
vine told him that until the
authority of University hired of-
Ificials, who happened to be
county deputies during the day,
has been defined through dis-
cussions with University offi-
cials and county law officials,
the sheriff's officers would not
enforce the driving ban. -
Devine told a Daily reporter
this week enforcement of the driv-
ing ban is completely up to Uni-
versity administrators. Sheriff Os-
born declared that the whole prob-
lem is "at present under study"

of meeting the Communist threat
in Southeast Asia by "united ac-
tion" of the free nations.
2) With respect to a "hypothet-
ical question as to whether United
States foirces should be. sent to
Indo-China in the event of French
withdrawal, the high government
official categorically rejected the
premise of possible French with-
drawal.",
3)d With respect to the use of
American forces in Indo-China,
Nixon was:"stating a course of pos-
sible action which he was person-
ally prepared to support under a
highly unlikely hypothesis."

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