THE MICHIGAN IIAILY
FRIDAY,1 EBRUARY 8,1957
TIlE MICHIGAN DAILY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8,1957
Desegregation Local Problem-Wolcott
Southern teachers have ex-
pressed themselves as opposed to
desegregation, Prof. Walcott de-
clared, but many are afraid and
are willing to postpone the move-
ment in order to relieve their
He noted one instance where
several teachers from a North
Carolina college volunteered to
teach at Duran University, a
North Carolina Negro college.
"It is difficult for these teach-
ers to bring desegregation about
because they have people around
them who throw bombs at any-
one upholding it," Prof. Walcott
He cited scapegoating as the
chief reason for segregation, ex-
plaining, "It is natural to take
out our aggressions on somebody
below us in the social and eco-
nomic scale. Much of the desegre-
gation obstruction comes from the
poor whites who would be deprived
of a scapegoat if desegregation
Prof. Walcott said the southern
people will have to learn that life
goes on no matter what the situa-
tion. He asserted the southerners
are anticipating evils that will
"The southern people are find-
ing this out in economic ways,"
Prof. Walcott declared. "They are
finding it costly to transport three
or four Negroes from one district
Prof. Walcott commended the
Supreme Court ruling for its "tre-
mendous" impact on integration.
He pointed 'to the segregation of
bus lines and local laws and or-
dinanees supporting segregation
that are being declared illegal by
Every year the University's
Bureau of Appointments receives
many more Job requests for grad-
uate students than it can fill, ac-
cording to Prof. Glenn Ludlow,
Director of the Bureau of Appoint-
The Bureau has contacted more
than 300 college presidents in-
viting them to fill their faculty
Job openings with Michigan grad-
uates through the Bureau.
"Just as there is a pressing need
for teachers at the secondary
levels there is also a great need
for college instructors," Prof. Lud-
The Bureau especially needs
science and mathematics gradu-
ate applications but there are
openings in all fields according
to the "director.
The Director and Assistant Dir-
ector of the appointments Bureau
are slated to attend three confer-
ences in February and early April.
"We would like to have many more
requests for placement from grad
students when we go to these con-
ferences. I always get more re-
quests from colleges for teaching
personnel than the office can fill.
Our biggest problem is in getting
grads to register for placement,"
Prof. Ludlow reported.
Work of Faculty
Six new members of the faculty
of the architecture college are
represented in an exhibition of
paintings, drawings, lithographs
an dsculpture in the mezzanine
galleries at Rackham.
The exhibition will continue
through Feb. 18.
DESEGREGATION PROBLEM-Prof. Fred G. Wolcott, of the
school of education, discusses adjustments being made to the
differing problems of desegregation in various regions of the
By DIANE LABAKAS
Desegregation in the South is
a regional matter Prof. Fr'ed G.
Wolcott of the School of Educa-
tion said recently.
Prof. Walcott, who has done
much research on the desegrega-
tion problem, said certain regions'
in the South would accept de-
segregation sooner than other
"Where there is a region domi-
nated by Negrdes, desegregation.
will be slower," Prof. Walcott de-
Glared. "Some regions are ready
to accept desegregation now. Oth-
ers will take up 'to 20 years."
To Be Reviewed
Questions and suggestions which
arose during Wednesday evening's
"Town Talk" will be discussed on
three Ann Arbor radio stations
over the weekend.
Featuring Prof. Marshall Knap-
pen of the political science de-
partment, the questions will be
those raised by the audience aft-
er Prof. N. Marbury Efimenco's
Wednesday lecture on "What
should the United States do in the
Radio time will be given at 1
p.m. today over University FM;
station WUOM, 5:30 p.m. today
over WPAG and 8 p.m. Sunday
Prof. Walcott noted that somre
southern states have started de-
segregating schools at the college
level and then intend to gradually
work, down to the secondary and
"This is a smart move," Prof.
Walcott asserted, "because resent-
ment is least on the college scale
because on the lower educational
levels ignorance is more preval-
HIe said education is contribut-
ing to desegregation by infprming
people about the problem and
preparing them for the impact
when it occurs.
Walter A. Paulson, honor student at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn,
and member of the honorary engineering fraternity, Tau Beta Pi,
expects to receive his B.S. in Chemical Engineering in June 1957.
He is interested in the professional advantages that a student may
derive from technical experience obtained during summer work.
In addition to the Formal Technical Training Program,
we frequently have a number of vacation replacement
jobs and other temporary positions which are available
to college students.
Last summer we hired a total of 720 students from 171
different colleges and universities. Most of these were
juniors, or were graduate students about one year away
from permanent employment.
You can see our program is a fairly substantial one,
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