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Volume 89, Issue No. 6
Thursday, July 3, 19S0:
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
By John Royster
A number of UNC administration
dhanges many aimed at making the
University more responsive to minorities
have recently been made, and more are
An advisory committee has been named
to assist Chancellor Christopher C.
Fordham III in the selection of a vice
chancellor for University Affairs, a newly
A second committee, charged with the
responsibility of recommending
candidates for the position of University
affirmative action officer, has already
begun a series of meetings and are
accepting applications for the posiuon.
(See article this page.)
Other job openings in University
administration include those of:
Vice chancellor for Health Affairs, the
position Fordham left when he became
chancellor in March.
Director of Student Health Services, left
vacant with the Tuesday retirement of Dr.
James Taylor. (See page 4.)
One of two assistant directorships for
student development. That opening was
created when Roslyn Hartmann left in
June for'a job with Fordham University in
In other recentchanges, Vice Chancellor
for Administration Douglass Hunt has
been uansferred to the position of special
assistant to the chancellor.
Claiborne Jones' resignation as
Fordham's executive assistant also became
effective Tuesday, but Jones said he will
stay on as a part time special assistant to the
Eleanor Morris will replace Will Geer,
who retired July 1 , as director of student aid
Aug. 15. (See page 7)
The supervisory responsibility for the
University's personnel department has
moved to the office of the vice chancellor
for business and finance, John Temple.
And the supervisory responsibility for
the University Gazette, a UNC news
publication, ist transferring to the office of
the vice chancellor for development and
public service, Rollie Tillman..
The vice chancellor for University
affairs, when selected, will assist Fordham
in enhancing the presence and experience
of minorities at the University, said a news
release from the University News Bureau.
That vice chancellor also will get many
of the duties that Hunt had as vice
chancellor for 'administration
supervision of the offices'of the registrar,
student financial aid, records and
regisuation, institutional research, and
The advisory committee to assist
Fordham in filling the position is chaired
by Jack Evans, dean of the School of
Business Administration. Other committee
members are Doris Betts, Alumni
Distinguished professor of English;
Charles Daye, a professor in the Law
School; Edith Elliott, director of the
Campus Y; Daniel McKeithen, an
undergraduate; and Dan Okun, Kenan
professor of environmental engineering.
Daye chaired the minority status
committee which recommended in April
that an administrative structure to deal
with minority concerns be formed. .
As special assistant to the chancellor,
Hunt will work mainly in the area of
University-government relations. He also
will be responsible for overseeing the
University's treatment of handicapped
students, and will be chairman of the
See ADMINISTRATION on page 6
Committee holds hearing
By Bruce Davies
In a public hearing Tuesday the
affirmative action officer search committee
heard formal presentations from some of
its members, as well as open comments
regarding the process of appointing an
affirmative action officer at the University.
Seven of the 1 1 committee members were
present, including Chairman Madeline
Levine. "We are here to listen to whatever
input and suggestions which you may have
about what we should be looking for in an
affirmative action officer," Levine said.
Levine began the meeting by reading
aloud the job description for the new
The job description was drafted by the
chancellor's office and approved by the
chancellor advisory committee, but is still
subject to changes by the committee.
Student Body President Bob Saunders
expressed appreciation for the addition of
two student members to the committee.
The appointees, who were submitted to
and approved by University Chancellor
Christopher C. Fordham, are William
Bynum, ex-president of the Black Student
Movement and Caroline Smith, president
of the Graduate and Professional Student
Federation. Both are graduate students.
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Saunders called for jury
Staff photo by Sharon Clarke
UNC Student Body President Bob
Saunders has been summoned as a
potential juror for the Greensboro trial of
six Ku Klux Klansmen and Nazi party
members charged in the November
shooting deaths of five Communist
Workers Party members during a
Saunders, who is from High Point, said
he was notified on Friday, and must appear
in Guilford County Superior Court July
"They drew about 1,500 (names of)
people, and I wa$ one of them," Saunders
said. A panel of 12 jurors and four
alternates will be chosen for the trial. So
far, prosecutors have approved 1 0 people to
serve as jurors in the Klan trial. Judge
James Long has ordered a total of 2,250
people to appear as potential jurors..
Saunders said he would not ask to be
excused from j ury unless the duty removed
him from his work as president.
"I need to have more information on the
(th uial's) timetable," he said. The uial is
expected to be lengthy.
Saunders said he explained his situation
on a form provided with the summons. But
he also said that the letter he received from
the court said that occupational hardship
would not be considered as an excuse.
"I've always wanted to serve on a jury,"
Saunders said. "Hey, I get a thrill just from
voting. I look at this as a duty."
, Student Government bylaws provide for
the speaker of the Campus Governing
Council to serve in the absence of the
president. The present speaker is Cynthia
Inside Committee recommends tenure for Sonja I
Stone. See page 2.
TP fa. 6 Single-parent adoption. See page 9.
TDay trips to Stagville Plantation, Duke
O 1 Forest, the Asheboro Zoo and Old Salem. See
-jrjr i Review of Brubaker. See page 12.
The week at a glance. See page 19.