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EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was pre-
pared by James Plate, Union president,
for the information of students who are
to vote for three Union vice-presidents
in today's election.
The vice-president from each of
the schools is that school's represent-
ative to the Union.
As a vice-president a student be-
comes a member of the Union Board
of Directors, having an equal voice
with the Board in the selection of
the president and secretary of the
Union. It also isddesirable that sev-
eral of the vice-presidents be on hand
for the Executive Council meetings
every Sunday evening. The Council
is composed of students appointed by
the senior officers.
Office of Union vice-president is a
three-term position. In the absence
of the president or secretary, or in
the event one of them is 'unable to
complete his term of office, succes-
sion of the presiding officer falls to
Composing the Union Board of Di-
The president and recording secre-
tary of the Union, both students
selected by the Board.
Six vice-presidents, students chosen
by the various colleges and schools
at an annual election.
Three Faculty Members
Three members of the University
faculty, each a member of the Union
and a graduate of the University, or
a member of its faculty for at least
six years. Members are elected by
the University Council.
Two alumni members of the Union,
appointed by the Board of Directors
of the Alumni Association.
Financial secretary of the Union,
appointed by the Board of Regents.
General Secretary of the Alumni
Association of the University.
The Dean of Stud'ents.
One member of the Board of Re-
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UNIVERSITIES OF PHILIPPINES, TSING HUA-Pictured in lower-
center part of map is Manila, cite of University of Philippines. In the
south-central part of China is Kunming, present location of the
University of Tsing Hua. (/P) Map.
Other Schools Adopt Foreign Universities
carry out th adoption.
Delegates from twenty organiza-
tions representing every student on
camp us, now compose the Executive
Council of the Studeni Organization
for International Cooperation.
First step toward the adoption is
today's election, at which the whole
student body may choose the uni-
versity. Ar "Adoption Dance" to beI
ield tomorrow wi be the initial)
function to raise funds for carrying
out the project.
TIhe Executive Council has chosen
Functions of Men's
The Men's Judiciary Council has
supervisory power over all campus
elections, but many students do not
have adequate knowledge of the
make-up and functions of the Coun-
The name of the Council is de-
rived from one of its duties - han-
dling certain student disciplinary
functions. But its main job the last
few years has been to see that elec-
tions on campus are handled effi-
ciently and fairly.
This function of the Council is a
hold-over from the days when there
were many more men than women
enrolled in the University and men
Were by far the most concerned with
The Council sets election dates, in-
terviews candidates and counts the
ballots after they are cast. Actual
manning of the polls is delegated to
members of the Union staff who han-
dle publicity and print the ballots
for each election.
Made up of seven student mem-
bers, the Council is representative
of all men on campus through the
Union, Engineering Council, Inter-
fraternity Council, The Daily and
The president and secretary of the
Council are chosen each year by the
outgoing memberst At present,
Charles Walton is president and
Dick Mixer is secretary.
Other' members are James Plate,
president of the Union; Charles
Helmick, president of Engineering
Council; Dogan Arthur, president of
IFC; and Ray Dixon, managing edi-
tor of The Daily. Congress has not
been operating for the past year.
The University of Michigan is not
the first to adopt a foreign univer-
In the California area, a group of
schools recently adopted the Uni-
versity of Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Sev-
eral institutions in the Chicago re-
gion have adopted the University of
Paris, and Sweet Briar College is
sponsoring the rehabilitation of the
University of Kunming.
After the last war Ohio State Uni-
versity established and supported a
student center in Prague, Czechoslo-
vakia. The center was created to
help meet the physical, intellectual
UNIVERSITIES OF ATHENS, KIEV, STRASBOURG 'AND WARSAW-'
Arrows indicate location of four of the six universities under considera-
tion for adoption. () Map.
lected because various persons on versities of Athens, Kiev, Philippines,!
campus have shown an interest in Strasbourg, Tsing Hua and Warsaw.
them, having either attended them However, this list is not exclusive.
or been born in the city in which Anyone who feels that another uni-'
they are located. versity should receive consideration
The six institutions are the Uni- may so designate on his ballot.
and spiritual probiems of the stu- six universities to be named on the
dents. ballot. These institutions were se-
Vice-Presidential Candidates State Qualifications
candidates running in today's election:
I, Torn Heaton, am a senior in
L. S. & A. I am also in the Navy. In
petitioning for the position of vice-
president of the Union Council I am
doing so with the iolioving qualifi-
1. I am president of Phi Gamma
2. I am secretary of the Interfra-
3. I have been on the Union staff.
With such experience I feel that
I would be capable of handling such
situations which may come up while
holding the position of vice-president
of the Union Council.
* * *
As a civilian and a V-12 I have
been in- continuous attendance at
the University since 1943, and I will
continue to be stationed here until
I am a member of Phi Delta Theta
fraternity and for over a year have
served in various positions as a mem-
ber of the Union staff. In addition,
I am also a member of the Inter-
I believe, as those who petitioned
for my nomination, that my record
in the Union organization and knowl-
edge of campus activities warrant
Thomas J. Donnelly
Thomas J. Donnelly is a member
of the senior class of the College of
Engineering. A member of the Navy
V-12 Program, he will graduate in
February, 1946, as an electrical en-
gineer. He has been on the campus
since March, 1944, at 'which time he
was transferred from Massachusetts
Institute of Technology.
During the past year he served
three terms on the Union Executive
Council as co-chairman of the social
and war activities committees. He is
affiliated with the Michigan Sailing
Club and Newman Club, holding of-
fices in both organizations.
also a member cf Triangles.
It is felt that his knowledge of Un-
ion activities and problems acquired
through service on the Council will
ampfy qualify him for the position
of Union vice-president.
* * :
I, Henry Fonde,USNR, and a mem-
ber of the junior class, feel qualified
to serve as vice-president of the Un-
ion because of experience gained in
participating in track and football,
and 4:erving as social chairman of
Phi Gamma Delta. At the present
time I am secretary and treasurer of
The transition of campus activi-
ties to normal standards can be
greatly aided by having the organi-
zation of the Union composed of men
who believe in maintaining and ex-
panding Union activities. I shall ac-
tively support policies directed to
strengthening this position.
Robert F. Royce
1. Draft status: 2A-F dated Jan-
uary 11, 1946.
2. I have two semesters to com-
3. I am not affiliated with a fra-
4. My activities are as follows:
Associate Editor of the Michigan
Technic for the summer issue. En-
gineering Council representative of
the Technic. Outside work of about
eight hours per week.
I first attended the University in
September, 1940, and received my
Bachelor's Degree in mechanical en-
gineering in June, 1945. I am now a
first semester senior in the civil en-
gineering department, and know
many students in both departments,
as well as the others. I knew many
of the men who left school some time
ago, and who are now returning, so
I think I am qualified to represent
the engineering students. I will be
twenty-three years old in August.
I will have received both my de-
grees at Michigan, and am a MICH-
IGAN man from start to finish, as
well as being a life member of the
* * *I
William C. Crick
Prior to my entrance into the Uni-
versity in the fall of 1943, I had held
numerous administrative positions
similar to the one for which I am a
candidate now-in high school
(Whittier Junior High and Flint
Central High) and in prep school
(Culver Military Academy, Class of
While in my freshman year at
Whittier, I held the position of all
school president and presided over
the student council. Moving into
Central High, I was elected to the
position of sophomore president and
represented my class on the Student
Union. In my junior year I was elec-
ted vice-president of the student gov-
erning body of the high school- the
Student Union, and I also took an
active part in class activities. At Cul-
ver I was a member of the honor
council and held the rank of cadet
I came to Michigan with the Navy
V-12 program in November, 1943, and
remained in same until November
28, 1944. I received a medical dis-
charge on March 10, 1945. At pres-
ent I am a junior in the School of
Business Administration, president
of the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity, and
a member of the Interfraternity
Council. I am a junior staff member
of the council and head a committee
on getting out a new edition of the
Although my experience has been
rather limited, I do have a willing-,
ness to work and a desire to partici-
pate in Union activities. The latter
two items then, are really my only
Edward J. Miquelon
Because it is my belief that only
throughaggressive student partici-
pation can the Michigan Union serve
as the center of campus activity for
Michigan men, I, Edward J. Miquel-
on, USNR, am a candidate for vice-
president from the combined schools.
I feel that my experience as treas-
urer of Phi Gamma Delta and presi-
dent of the School of Business Ad-
I am now a member
class of the School of
i;T, 1 cl a e Sets
ministration Student Affairs Com-
mittee will qualify me to represent
fellow students, and truly reflect
their opinions in helping to formu-
late policies of the Union.
of the junior
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