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By JIM HUMMEL
The UNC Board of Governors will
consider a proposal for three new in
depth studies to identify programs in the
16-campus system that are
"unproductive, excessively costly and
unnecessarily duplicative" when it meets
If approved, the studies would start in
March 1979 and would take about 18
months to complete. They would cover
the areas of home economics, public
affairs and technology.
Dr. Donald Stedman, UNC associate
vice president for Academic Affairs, said
the three areas were selected because they
are expanding rapidly and need to be
Stedman also said there may be a need
for better cooperation and
communication with the state's
community colleges on some of the
The studies would be similar to the
Teacher Education Review Program
established by the board last year. That
study resulted in the discontinuation of
52 programs and majors that were said to
be too costly, unproductive or repetitive
of programs offered in other schools.
The study would look at programs in
law enforcement, public administration
and social work education, as well as 60
types of courses in the technology area
ranging from computer programming
and systems design to marine studies and
On Thursday, the Committee on
Educational Planning, Policies and
Programs also will hear proposals for
several new programs in the UNC system.
"The meeting will be directed more
towards requests for new programs than
those being discontinued," said John
Sanders, UNC vice president for
planning. "There will be about two dozen
programs recommended. It will be a
revision of the long-range planning for
1976 and 1977,"
The committee has annual meetings to
evaluate existing programs, and they are
the principle sessions for long-term
planning in the University system.
Sanders said the proposed program
studies deal with the entire 16-campus
system and do not have anything to do
with the duplication study for certain
campuses that was released last Friday.
That study said UNC officials found
"no educationally unnecessary"
duplication of programs at the bachelor's
and master's degree levels on six UNC
campuses. They . included UNC-Chapel
Hill, N.C. State, N.C. Central University,
A&T State University, UNC-Greensboro
and Winston-Salem State University.
Another item on Thursday's planning
committee agenda is the licensing of
Nova University. The Florida-based
institution runs a program in Lincolnton
and is seeking a license to grant advanced
degrees in the state.
The committee is expected to deny the
request. UNC President William Friday
has recommended that Nova not be
granted the license.
Nova has been offering programs in
North Carolina since 1973 and applied
for a license in 1977. Deputy Attorney
General Andrew Vanore ruled that it
could continue its programs until action
was taken by the UNC Board of
Dancers inject Humor
in adapting 'Nutcracker9
By CATHY ROBINSON
When the Carolina Dancers present
The Nutcrakers Suite Thursday night in
Memorial Hall, there will be no soft
dream-like scenes with dancers in. tutus
pirouetting to the music of Tchaikovsky.
"We're not trying to modernized, but
reinterpret it," says Carol Richard about
the production she choreographed with
Diane Eilber. The women are do
directors of the Carolina dancers. "It's so
different even through we're using the
same music," Richard says. But it will be
Funny? The magician Drosselmeyer
will wear gold roller skates; the young girl
Clara whose dreams are the basis of the
ballet will attack punk-rockers with a six
foot candy cane pillow; and among many
other twists of the ballet, the Chinese
dancers will reflect Chairman Mao's
physical fitness regimen. The Kingdom of
the Sweets has been renamed "Exotic
Chances and Bizarre Situations."
"It's more of a different version than a
modern version," Richard says. "We
don't see this as progress for The
Nutcracker but our own little tangent.
"I think a child will love this. In fact, it
will be better for kids. There is a lot of
action and it is wilder than the traditional
version," says Richard, who first
performed in the traditional Nutcracker
at age of 10 with the Dayton Civic Ballet.
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State powers past strong
Heel start9 pulls out win
By DAVID McNEILL
N.C. State freshman Connie Rogers
sank four free throws in the final 1 1
seconds to give the second-ranked
Wolfpack a 87-8 1 win over a feisty Tar
Heel squad Tuesday night in a
Carmichael Auditorium thriller.
State guard Giagou Rouse scored a
game-high 28 points with 20 of those
coming in the first half. Genia Beasley
and 6-foot-5 June Doby, both held
scoreless in the first half, fired in 14 and
12 points, respectively, in the final period
to lead the Wolfpack out of the hands of
Center Bernie McGlade and forward
Kelly Roche battled the taller Wolfpack
team on the boards at both ends of the
court as well as combining for 38 points
to lead the Tar, Heel scoring.
Carolina jumped out to an early 10-3
lead and extended it to 18-9 before the
Wolfpack battled back to a 37-37
half time score.
- "1 think we had State playing at our
tempo and out type of game during the
first half," UNC coach Jennifer Alley
said. "1 think we did a real good job
blocking out on the boards and we were
getting some excellent rebounds when we
had to have them. They had a big height
advantage on us and yet they only
outrebounded us by three. I think that is
UNC pulled out to a 50-44 lead early in
the second half when Aprille Shaffer
drove the right baseline and fed under to
McGlade for a layup.
McGlade hit a foul-line jumper with a
little more than 10 minutes left to give
UNC a 59-50 advantage. Roche canned a
She is a dance instructor in the physical
education department at UNC.
Among the 23 dancers ' in the
Nutcracker will be students from the
dance curriculum and residents of the
Triangle area including a Chapel Hill
silversmith and a Durham doctor.
M'Liss Dorrance, founder- of -the
Chapel Hill Ballet Company and a
former dancer with the Eliot Feld
Company and the National Ballet
Company, will make a special guest
appearance. Joy Javits, stage movement
director for the Playmakers Repertory
Company, also will perform.
Dpnna Beeson designed the set in soft
sculpture using large stuffed abstract
Marion Calloway of Hillsborough will
dance the role of Clara. Gary Parks of
Chapel Hill will be the nutcracker. Both
dancers are former UNC students. Tony
Lunde will be Drosselmeyer and Paul
Hirshbiel will play the prince. Both are
University employess who live in Chapel
Hill. Carol Richard will perform the role
of the Sugar Plum Fairy.
The Nutcracker will be performed
Thursday through Saturday, pec. 7-9, at
8 p.m. in Memorial Hall. There will be a
Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets are
$2.50 for adults and are available at the
Carolina Union and at Foree-Johnson
Metalsmiths, 106 Henderson St.
free throw with eight minutes left to make
it 64-58, but the Wolfpack came roaring
Roache hit another free throw to give
UNC a 68-67 lead, but that was to be the
last time the Heels held the lead.
Shaffer hit two free throws with 12
seconds left to pull within 83-81 but then
Rogers was fouled and cooly connected
on her shots tdearn'&ateihe victory. I he
Heels were disappointed following the
loss, but proud of their hustling effort.
"I am more disappointed than
pleased," Shaffer said. "I guess you can be
pleased to lose to the second-ranked team
by six points, but I felt we could hang on
to win. We played good pressure defense
but we made some turnovers and we had
to foul them at the end and they made
Carolina shot 42 percent from the floor
and '54 percent from the foul line
compared to 54 percent from the floor
and 70 percent from the line for State.'
"I think we played our best game this
year," Roche said. "We played well for 40
minutes. 1 think we wore them down with
our running and our man-to-man defense
and we blocked out well on the boards."
UNC produced a balanced offensive
attack with McGlade and Roche pacing
the Heels with 20 and 18 points. Cathy
Shoemaker bucketed 14, Shaffer tallied
11 and Charlene Boykin added 10.
"We haven't been able to get a full 40
minute performance but we came close
tonight and that has got our kids
optimistic," Alley said.
UNC travels to Duke "Thursday night
to battle the 3-1 Blue Devils. Carolina's
record now stands at 2-2 while State is
- By EDDIE MARKS
Staff W riter
Equality of rights under law shall not
be denied or abridged by the United
States or by any state on account of sex.
The Congress shall have the power to
enforce, by appropriate legislation, the
provisions of this article. This
amendment shall take effect tw o years
after the date of ratification.
Those 51 words have caused a great
deal of controversy in North'Carolina
since Congress approved them in 1972.
They comprise the Equal Rights
Amendment, an amendment designed
to make men and women
North Carolina is one of 1 5 states that
has not ratified ERA. Three of those
states must approve the amendment
before it can become part of the
Apparently, North Carolina is not
likely to be one of those three. A
computer analysis of previous ERA
votes indicates the amendment will be
defeated again in the state Senate if it is
introduced in the 1979 legislative
By SUSAN LADD
The Residence Hall Association Board
of. Governors approved a resolution
Tuesday night to withhold allocation of
residence hall social fees for orientation
activities until problems with the
orientation system are resolved.
Reasons for the action outlined in the
resolution are the burden placed on the
dorms programming budgets as a result
of social fees allocated to orientation, the
inaction of the Division of Student
Affairs and the Orientation Commission
in finding alternate sources of funding for
orientation, and the "apparent and
inherent problems in the organizational
structure and accountability lines in
many areas of campus."
Concerns about the current funding of
orientation activities through residence
hall social fees were first addressed in a
RH A Board of Governors meeting with
Lisa Harper. Orientation Commission
chairperson, and Barbara Polk, program
assistant in the Division of Student
Affairs. Nov. 7.
RHA members complained at that
time that orientation counselors often are
untrained in budget management and
programming. As a result, they said,
orientation expenses often exceed the
budget, placing a financial burden on the
dorm, which is responsible for the
Lisa Harper, orientation chairperson
said she felt she should have been notified
that RHA was considering the proposal.
"I feel that the communication between
orientation and RHA has been next to
nothing." Harper said. "This is an
example of how the situation is
everyone knows but me.
By DIANE NORMAN
.If you are black, chances are that you
are missing the opportunity to enter a
field where unemployment stands at
roughly 1 percent. Chances are even
greater that you are passing up a job in
that field that pays as much as a lawyer's
The field is chemistry, and the lawyer's
salary is going to a Ph.D. chemist.
Those figures, plus others concerning
minority students and their careers, were
compiled by the UNC-CH chemistry
.department's Minority Programs
Committee, which is attempting to
change those trends.
In an effort to attract qualified
minority students to the UNC-CH
chemistry department, the committee
mailed letters this fall to minority
high school seniors throughout North
Carolina who hadexpressed ah interest in
science on their PSATs. The letters
congratulated the students on their
scholastic achievement and told them of
the merits of the UNC-CH chemistry
The high school students' names and
addresses were obtained from the
University Office of Undergraduate
"I've watched the legislature before and when the governor has got something he really
wants, he's got some levers he can push. Don't be surprised if some of the legislators change
their vote from no to yes." -
Voter analysis predicts
determine how much support
ERA will have in the 1979 state Senate,
the Daily Tar Heel used a computer to
analyze the voting records from 1973,
1975 and 1977 for legislators returning
to the 1979 legislature. The analysis
showed that of the 38 senators returning
from the 1977 "legislature, 21 voted
against ERA and 17 voted for the
Of the 1 2 other legislators who will be
in the 1979 Senate, three voted against
ERA as members of the 1977 state
House. One voted yes in the 1977 House
and another voted no as a member of
the 1973 state Senate.
Thus, without the vote of the
remaining seven new legislators, the
probable vote in the 1979 state Senate
would be . 25-18 against ERA. In
telephone interviews, two of those new
legislators said they would vote against
the amendment in 1979.
"I'm definitely opposed to ERA,
said Anne B'agnal, newly elected
Republican senator from Forsyth
County. "It's too open-ended and it's
bad legislation. I think it's just a power
"1 realize that RHA is crucial in getting
funds for a successful orientation,"
Harper said. "If they could point out the
problems and prove their legitimacy. I'm
willing to work with them."
"The intent of the resolution is to take a
stand, but still give us all some leeway in
reaching a solution." said William
Porterfield. who submitted the
Porterfield. the governor of
Ehringhaus. said he' has asked his
orientation coordinators for a budget
since August, but still has not received
Qne. He said Ehringhaus just received a
bill for $75 from orientation expenses
that had not been figured into the budget
for the fall semester.
"These kinds of problems affect the
process itself," Porterfield said. "We need
to get the coordinators to work with the
dorm executives. In some areas it
happens, and in some it doesn't."
"We feel it's time that Student Affairs
began to address some of these concerns
rather than just paying lip service to
them," said Don Fox. president of RHA.
"We're ready to deal with them in a
constructive manner, but in order, to
make sizable adjustments we need to get
on with it."
An expanded eight-day orientation
planned for fall semester 1979 places an
even greater financial demand on the
residence halls, as they will, have to plan
more activities for the freshmen. Some of
the governors said that their areas were
hard put to fund the five-day orientation
held this year.
Fox stressed that RHA is not trying to
short change the freshmen. Within the
bounds of the resolution, individual
dorms could fund and organize
orientation activities to be run by the
Admissions, which receives such lists
from the Student Search Service of the
College Entrance Examinations Board.
Thomar Lv Hen hour, chemistry
department chairperson, said his
department took the initiative in this
minority recruitment effort because it felt
it could make a strong contribution to
increasing the representation of blacks
statewide in the physical sciences.
Henhour. said the Undergraduate
Admissions Office provided much help in
the department's efforts to reach minority
The M inority Programs Committee
found that although 1 1 percent of the
nation's university students are black,
only 5 percent of those enrolled in
physical science programs are black.
Blacks also were f ound to comprise only 1
percent of those engaged in physical
science professions and physical science
graduate degree programs.
UNC has graduated the greatest
number of bachelor degrees in chemistry
in the nation for eight of the past nine
years. Isenhour said. The UNC-CH
chemistry department also awarded more
than one-third of all physical science
degrees given in the 16-campus UNC
system during that period, according to
department figures. .
not likely to
grab by the federal government."
Bill Redrhan. newly elected
Republican senator from Iredell
County, also said he would vote against
I was against ERA as part of the
platform 1 ran on. Redman said. lt
would create too much bureaucracy.
One newly elected senator said he
would vote for ERA. Another said he
was undecided, and the remaining three
could not be reached.
But even if the undecided legislator
and the three legislators who were not
contacted all voted for the amendment.
ERA. probably would still be defeated
by a 27-23 vote.
Why has ERA failed to gain support
in the state Senate? Some of the
strongest supporters of ERA in the
-Senate won't be coming back, said
state Sen. Marshall Rauch. D-Gaston.
The computer analysis shows that
seven of the senators who voted for
ERA in 1977 will not return in 1979,
while only five of the senators who
voted no will not be coming back. This
represents a net loss of two yes votes.
ERA does have a good chance of
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dorm officers, rather than orientation
"Whatever the outcome, the Residence
Hall Association remains committed to
seeing that the freshmen arriving next
August will have a good orientation,"
The physical sciences are defined as
chemistry, physics, geology and
The chemistry department also has
encouraged minority participation in.
Sending letters to minority freshmen
at the University, giving them
information about the chemistry
Allocating $1,000 in trust funds to
pay graduate students to tutor minority
students experiencing difficulty with
chemistry. The minority students were
identified through Dean Hayden B.
Making space available in Venable
Hall to the Preprofessional Health
Society, a minority-oriented student
Participating in the annual National
Achievement Program on campus Nov.
9-11. The program, under the auspices of
Dean Harold G. Wallace, gives
prospective UNC-Ch minority students
and their parents a chance to tour the
campus, sit in on classes and question
teachers and administrators about UNC.
Both Renwick and Wallace praised the
chemistry department for its efforts in
See MINORITIES on page 2
Miriam Slifkin, NOW coordinator
pass EM A
passing in the state H ouse however. The
amendment passed the House in 1977
by a 61-55 vote, the only victory for
ERA compared to four defeats in the
North Carolina legislature since 1973.
Trish Hunt. Democratic
representative from Orange County,
said she thinks there will be sufficient
support for ERA in the 1979 House.
We have 57 very firm yes votes,
Hunt said, and 10 more possible yes
votes. Also, three people will probably
not vote at all.r
The computer analysis indicated that
88 of the 120 members of the 1977 state
House will be returning in 1979. The
analysis showed that 46 of these
representatives previously voted no to
ERA and 42 votes yes. The issue will be
decided by the vote - of 32 new
But Hunt said she is confident ERA
will pass in the House. "We have the
votes in the House." she said. "But I'm
afraid ERA will come up three to six
votes short inahe Senate.
Although the chances of ERA
See ERA on page 2