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September 16, 1957 - Image 1

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Michigan Daily, 1957-09-16

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Sixty-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom







Expected To




THE UNIVERSITY FROM THE AIR-An aerial photo shows prominent buildings in the main campus area: 1) Medical Center, with
North Campus off to upper left, 2) "The Hill" where the coed dorms are located, 3) Angell, Mason and Haven Halls, home of the
literary college, 4) Administration Bldg., 5) Student Actvities Bldg., 6) West Quadrangle, 7) Union, 8) South Quadrangle, '9) Law
School, 10) Business Administration School, 11) Athletic Plant, off to the bottom right.
S-k - - -

also be in open shelf collections, from Health Service brings the ,e
Designed to promote comfort total covered to 135 days. peTd t H ousing
and privacy for studying, the li- Under miscellaneous medical ex- o Student
brary displays sound-condition- pensts. blanket insurance up to#
ing, improved lighting ana movable $1,000 includes: bandages, medi-,
screens arranged to allow only a cioes, x-rays, drugs, operating
smal section of the room to be charges, physiotherapy, oxygen By ERNEST ZAPLITNY
anesthetics, nurse. (and restricted Memo to entering freshmen:
Walls are pale grey with back doctor calls. Your basic expenses for your first ,Peter A. Ostafin, assistant dean of men and housing director,
walls in deep tone colors while col. Accident coverage, according to year at the University will total said early in August there is "adequate housing at this date" to meet
umns are white, and upholstery Chrysler, is only $1,000 at most $ a Michigan resi- the fall University enrollment.
Contrasting. other colleges: He calls the mis- dent, or $1,484 if you live outside We have prepared for a student population of 24,000 as estimated'
Study Rooms Open cellaneous medical benefits the Michigan. from deans' reports," Ostafin reported.
Four rea-ling romsone on each St outstanding" in the policy. These average figures, including This figure is an increase of about 2,000 over the September, 1956,
floor, a multi-purpose lecture Doctor's Calls semester fees, college fees, books, 'enrollI4ient total. Ostafin indicated that, as far as could be determined,
room seating 200, atyping room o Doctor calls, under the plan, and room and board, were an-sufficient space had been gener-
each floor, group study rooms, of- will be covered after the second this summer by Assstant ated to match the increase.
call. The insured pays for the first no e Dail Stall He reasoned that "as our stu-
flies, work areas and a studet twd: The benefit is payable in dent population, increases, the
. hospital, home or doctor's office. Parker said the estimates do not commuter segment grows in pro-
roup study rooms- will enable Maternity benefits pay up to include classroom supplies, travel Offer
students to work on projects and $150 for normal birth or Caesarian costs to and from Ann Arbor for pexpected balancing - out of the
problems, as groups, without dis- section for all hospital room and those not able to commute regu- added enrollment. He gave these
turbing others, board, hospital extras and doctor larly, and such personal expenses perienced enrollments as meeting thesadded
An audio facilities room will en- cl-rges, or $50 total for all room as clothes, laundry, and recreation. increment of 2,000:
able students to listen to record- and board, hospital extras and., He said students who cqmmute. No previous experience is neces- 1) Additional commuters, 400.
ings of music, poetry and drama, doctor charges for miscarriages, regularly will be able to cut ex- sary. 2) Increased space in University
Believed to be the only such audio All students carrying four or penses down to about $634, in- All students are welcome to join residences, 600.
facillities- room in the country, 151 more credit hours, both under-'r
studens may isen t reco din gs gradute ad grau a, ah ndthoe cluding t r a n s p or t a t i o n and The. Daily staff. 3) Increased space in "affiliated
students may listen to recordings graduate and graduate, and thoseThose who do work at The Daily and other organized groups" (such
from 79 separate turntables,. part-time students carrying less lunches. hs h owr tTeDiyadole raie rus sc
Ino addition, trewilbe 10 r-tothan four hours who pay the The basic figures include the find an exciting time covering in- as fraternities and the Council for'
In addition, there wi ch be 10 tohalth ervice e are eligible fo following: twd - semester tuition teresting lectures, meeting well- International Living housing), 100.
12 master turntables on which rec- insurance. fees of $250 for Michigan residents known and often internationally- 4) P r i v a t e apartments and
ords can be played for groups of and $600 for out-of-state residents, famous people, knowing just rooms made available in greater
students. Facilities are being made $60 for booksi $800 for room and what's going on all over campus Ann Arbor, 500 to 600 spaces.
available. to have record concerts Set board or-$300 for lunch and trans- and often behind closed doors. 5) Added space in "hinterland"
in the multi-purpose room. eD. earborn portation in the case of commut- H~aving served the University communities, 300.
Three-Floor Spread ers, and $24 for laboratory fees community for 67 years, The Daily The 500 to 600 new spaces in'
A room for viewing documentary o C and other miscellaneous semester has achieved a prominence and private housing resulted from the
films will also be idue rpfees. permanence in the daily life of opening of 296 units for married
fim iyas eprovided "Pre.adte$0 fgr o h tdn students in Northwood Apart-
The library's undergraduate see- Another segment of the fast-ex- Parker said the $800 figure for the student, the faculty member ments since February, Ostafin
tion will be in the basement and panding University will go into room and board could go as high and the administration employe.
on the first and second floors. The construction next spring, as $895 or as low as $705, depend- Many staffs are open to pros- "A permanent problem which
third floor will house the eicgi- Dearborn Center, located at ing on the type of accomodation pective Daily tryouts: editorial, invariably confronts us during the
oieering library and the fourth the Southfield and Michigan Ave- obtained i residence halls. sports, business, photography. All registration period of every fall
transportation library. nues, will have facilities for near- He also said School of Music provide capable and professional semester is good housing for late-
Also on the fourth floor will be ly 3,000 students when it opens students should add at least $100 training and experience valuable registered women," he said.
a large room containing a Fine late in 1959., to their expenses to cover private in other walks of life. Should overloading develop this
Arts display of prints and photo- The new "east campus" is fi- lessons and practice facilities. Many people work at The Daily, fall, Dean Ostafin said that pool-
graphs students must study. On nanced by a Ford Motor Company Those. enrolled in architecture, too - about 200 students alone. ing in University residences would
the main floor at the front of the grant of $6,500,000 plus the land, engineering, and music should Tryout meetings will be held be resorted to. Such situations last
building will be a large exhibit including the late Henry Ford's allow an additional $15 for higher Wednesday and Thursday of next only a "limited number of weeks,"-
area, Fair Lane estate. costs of books. week for all those interested, he indicated.

Hatcher Greets
New Students
I extend a most cordial wel-
come to yo and wish you
happiness and success in; your
life and work at the Univer-
sity of Michigan. May you
achieve in full measure the
real purposes of an educatioh.
You will find these pur-
poses directly transmitted in
the classroom; they are re-
flected to a marked degree be-
yond the laboratories, classes,
and libraries - in the general
atmosphere of the University
All the possibilities of in-
tellectual and spiritual enjoy-
ment are yours for th. tak-
ing. Help yourselves. contin.
u4lly and generously to them.
more Than
School City
What sort of place is Ann Ar-'
First and foremost, it's a uni-
versity town. There's some truth
in student comments that without
the University, Ann Arbor would
have fewer than 5,000 residents.
But the city is trying to become
more than "just a university
town." One major industry, a
camera company, is already lo-
cated here, and two others have
made, plans to move plants to the
city in the near future.
City Growing
At present, 54 firms, with 6,000
employes, manufacture various
items in the city. These are chief-
ly light manufacturing industries,
making such goods' as surgical
and scientific instruments, elec-
tronic devices, and automobile ac-
cessories. University facilities have
been a major factor in attracting
these firms to Ann Arbor.
Ann Arbor is growing. Physical--
ly, the city annexed both East Ann
Arbor and Pittsfield Village in the
last year, greatly increasing both
its area and population. In addi-
tion, the expanding University en-
rollment is also adding to the pop-
ulation, which has increased 14,-
000 since 1950.
That Ann Arbor is a University
town can be seen from its cost of
living, which is as high as any
other city in the United States,
cording to Department of Labor
a Thrs T'h'.r

Increases Steady
Since 1951; High
Mark Set -in 1947
The largest enrollment in I
versity history is expected this
according to most recent e
An almost nine per cent incri
in the student body over last
will raise the number of stud
registering on the Ann Arbor c
pus to 24,100 according to Uni'
sity officials.
University enrollnent has I
increasing steadily for six y
since 1951.
3,200 Freshmen
The nine per cent incr4
means that about 1,950 more
dents will; be here this 40ot
semester, than the 22,133
registered last fall.
This year's figure, if enrolli
lives up to expectations, will.
by more than 3,000 the enroln
peak reached in 1947 when
campus was flooded with veter
Aslistant Director of Admissl
Gayle Wilson said that as of r
about 3,200 freshmen are expe
to enter the University this moi
which would be an increase
more than one hu0dred over
year, and the sixth year in a
that the freshmen class has s
Last fall freshmen enroll
totalled 3,089.
Final enrollment figures w
be known until=after fall regis
tion. The figues' given aes
formed estimates made by de
of University colleges.
Last Decrease in 1951
The last year in which tU
was a decrease in student popi
tion was in 1951. At that time,
peak of post-war enrollment hi
was over and each year showe
drop in the student body.
The figures given include c
the, students on the Ann A
campus and do not take into e
sideration such branches of
University as in Flint and De
born, or the University exten
Last year, the breaJdown
per cent of the students In
various 'school and colleges
approximately 30 per. cent in
literary, college, 21 per cent
graduate school, 14 per cent
engineering college, -five per (
in medical school and bsi
administration school, four
cent in law school, andd the :
distributed, in architecutre, nt
ing, music, dental, natural
sources, pharmacy, public he
and the School of Social Wor
Student Must
Face Militar
Service Duty
Though the incoming freshi
may face the complex problem
military service obligation in
near or distant future, he can
ways go to the Office of Regis
tion and Records for help.
"We maintain an open door
cy here at the Office," J. We
Kurshildgen, selective s e r
counselor says. He indicated
pointments could be made If a
dent arrives at the Administra
Bldg. and finds him busy at
Selective service classificatio:
University men is the primary C
cern of the office's military
fairs branch, but it also prov
counseling service.
The Office miaintains a comp
file of selective service laws, t
rent state and federal governor
bulletins pertaining to selec
service, local board memorand

and related items.
This information. Kurshild

Residence Hall Planned for, 1958

the building may break consider-
ably with the traditional concept.
of Houses used in other University
Residence Halls.
The men's and women's sections
will have private lounges to sup-
plement the coeducation facilities.
Two significant aspects of this
dormitory are:
1) It will be a pioneer in true
educational living in residence
halls in this country. The Univer-
sity and some other schools have -a
make-shift form of coeducation
Houses Converted

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