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Volume 9, Issue 44
Monday, August 24, 1931 Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Cuts in ai
said to have
By MARK ANCONA
DTH Staff Writer
. The recent cuts in federally funded stu
dent loans will affect students throughout
the state, but many students at The Uni
versity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
will probably not feel the effects of the
cutback's this year, says Tom Langston,
associate director of student aid at UNC.
Graduate students asking for loans and
students who applied late will be most af
fected by the cutbacks, Langston said
"The major problem this year has been
in timing," he said. "We didn't experience
major cuts this year, but we are holding
off on funding all graduate students, and
the students who applied late are going to
be, in many cases, without sufficient
"The undergraduate students who ap- .
plied for a loan before the March 1 dead
line should be funded fully," he added.
Funds for the student aid program at
UNC are supplied by three different fed
eral funds. These allocations were reduced
only slightly, and the program on the
whole did not suffer a great loss in funds,
Langston said that as of Oct. 1 , the day
cutbacks are scheduled to take effect, the
structure and cost of the program would
"Virtually all the students could get
loans now, but as of October 1, some stu
dents will be ineligible due to the cutbacks,"
he said. "It will be a much tighter program
in the future with less loans available."
Stan Broadway, executive director of
the North Carolina State Education As
sistance Authority, said the reduction in
funds at the College Foundation, Inc., of
North Carolina has not been caused by
President Ronald Reagan's recently ap
proved budget cuts.
The foundation, which supplies funds
for students throughout the state, has suf
fered a loss in funds due to the federal
government's need for funds, Broadway
"Our funding comes primarily from
bonds," he said. "The state in this way is
in effect borrowing money. The federal
government at this time needs funds so
they're borrowing money as well. Since
they have priority, when we try getting
access to some money we get pushed out.
"Our biggest competitor right now is
the federal government."
The College Foundation has experienced
an $1 1 million reduction in funds this year,
from $39 million to $28 million.
"It is the state of the economy that has
depressed the bond market," Broadway
said. "We cannot attain the revenue we
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A participant in the Henderson Residence College Olympics beer chug has more than a
mouthful of brew as he competes Sunday. The games, an orientation activity designed
to help residents get to know one another, also included a volleyball tournament, an
egg toss, a three-legged race, an elephant walk and an ice sitting contest, Alexander
Dormitory won the competition, as it did last year.
By JIM HUMMEL
Attorneys for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund
have filed a brief in a federal court of appeals, pro
testing the consent decree signed last month that re
solved UNC's 11 -year desegregation dispute with the
The decree, which outlines desegregation guidelines
for the 16-campus UNC system, was attacked by the
NAACP as being too vague and ignoring previous
criteria established by the Department of Health,
Education and Welfare and later by the Department
See related story, page 1E
As a result, the Legal Defense Fund filed a 38-page
brief in the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the
District of Columbia, requesting that the court act
quickly "to prevent the unraveling of the desegrega
tion process that (previous court rulings) and orders
brought into being."
"The consent decree is totally unacceptable and
does nothing to promote desegregation," Legal De
fense Fund attorney Joseph Rauh Jr. said during a
telephone interview last weekend. "We are filing this
brief to protest the agreement."
Just before the consent decree was signed in July, ;
Rauh sought a restraining order to keep the settlement
from being adopted. He argued that U.S. District
Judge John Pratt of Washington, D.C., should have
jurisdiction in the matter, instead of U.S. District
Judje Franklin Dupree Jr., whose court is in Raleigh.
A U.S. Court of Appeals denied Rauh's request,
which prompted the NAACP to file a formal com
plaint last week. In addition to arguing that the fed
eral court should have jurisdiction in the case, the
NAACP says the consent decree flagrantly violates
previous court decisions. .
Rauh has maintained that the North Carolina case
would be an example for other states involved in de
segregation disputes and that the courts must take a
stronger stand in issuing desegregation guidelines for
"It is a clear end run of the desegregation process,"
Rauh said of the consent decree. "(North Carolina)
has a good football team, but there are a lot of other
states that will be able to do an end run if this thing is
accepted." - - K
UNC President William Friday, who has been in
volved with the case since it started in 1969, said the
Legal Defense Fund's move was not unexpected.
"All you can say is that he (Rauh) has the right to
file the appeal," Friday said during an interview Sun
day. "It's not unexpected." !? -,:
Friday said he had not read the brief and added that
it could take some time before the court makes a rul
ing on the NAACP's position, despite Rauh's request
for speedy action.
"You can't predict how long it will take. Sometimes
these things run for weeks or months," Friday said.
"We'll just have to wait and see."
In the brief the Legal Defense Fund cited a report
from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights that ex-
pressed opposition to the consent decree.
"We have concluded that this agreement fails to
incorporate the major requirements of the court
mandated higher education desegregation criteria with
regard to strengthening the traditionally black institu
tions, desegregation of student enrollments, and de
segregation of faculty and administrative staffs," the
UNC's battle with the federal government began in
1970 when the Department of Health, Education and
Welfare rejected a UNC plan for desegregation at the
1 1 predominantly white universities and five predom
inantly black institutions.
DHEW accepted North Carolina's desegregation
plan in 1974, but was forced to renegotiate it by court
order. Then, in 1978, Joseph Califano, who was DHEW
secretary at the time, rejected a plan and tentatively
accepted another one three months later, only to re
ject it again in January 1979.
He then threatened a cutoff of the nearly $100
million the UNC system receives annually from the
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New '"tW ELamed rftei
By MARK SCHOEN
DTH Staff Writer
Upon its expected completion in July 1982, the $22.3
million central library now under construction on the
UNC campus will bear the name of Walter R. Davis, a
philanthropist ; and rnembef of the UNC Board of
During its meeting Friday at Kill Devil Hills, the UNC
Board of Trustees voted to name the 436,850square
foot project after the Midland, Texas, man who was
largely responsible for gathering funds for the building,
according to The Chapel Hill Newspaper.
The choice was an appropriate one, said Student Body
President Scott Norberg, who is also a voting member of
"We couldn't have named it after a better friend of
the University. He's done a great deal for the UNC-
Chapel Hill campus," he said. "AH of the trustees have a .
great respect for him." ' . . .
Davis, a former chairman of the Board of Trustees,
stepped down in June after serving two four-year terms.
He then was selected by the state legislature to serve an
eight-year term on the Board of Governors.
It was during his tenure as chairman that the go-ahead
was given by the legislature to sell selected UNC utilities
to finance the library. The sale will also pay for the $5.6
million renovation of Wilson Library, which will begin
after completion of the central library. . ;
Earlier this year Davis donated $1 million toward
construction of the $30.5 million student activity center,
which is expected to begin in the summer of 1982.
Davis Library, with a capacity of 1 .3 million volumes,
will hold the University's main collection and allow
space for library services and expansion. Wilson Library
will become the depository for special collections, audio
visual facilities and lesser-used books.
In related actions, Gov. Jim Hunt announced two
appointments to the Board of Trustees, according to the
Chapel Hill Newspaper report. Felix Harvey of Kinston,
president and chairman of the board of L. Harvey and
Sons, and Newman A. Town send Jr. of Raleigh, a
lawyer, were selected. Townsend has served on the board
As governor, Hunt is allowed to make two appoint
ments to the 13 -member board. Eight members are
elected by the Board of Governors, and one seat au
tomatically goes to the student body president.
Townsend was elected chairman of the board. Selected
as vice chairman was John A. Tate Jr. of Davidson. W.
Travis Porter of Durham was named secretary; Charles
McLendon of Greensboro was named chairman of the
Board of Visitors, and Sarah V. Dunlap of Chapel Hill
was re-elected to the post of assistant secretary.
New students at UNC get a
taste of moving in . . . . . .See
Many at Carolina follow the
trail of the gator. ... ..See
Can the Tar Heel football
team surpass last year's suc
cess? . . . ... .See Section D
Air Controllers Walkout
Travelers worry about safety
in wake of PATCO strike
See Section E
pedes at UNC
By LYNN EARLEY
DTH Staff Writer
Carolina men are fast becoming outnumbered. The fresh
man class that arrived in Chapel Hill last week was 61 percent
women an increase of 3 percent from last year, said An
thony Strickland, assistant director of undergraduate admis
sions. The increase is in line with the trend of the past few years
toward increasing female enrollment. Strickland cites an in
crease in women applicants as the cause for the steady rise.
"This year there were 6,555 women applicants and 5,119
men," he said.
Minority enrollment also is up from previous years.
'Out of this particular group we're anticipating 450-plus
minority students. This is the largest group so far," Strickland
said. "We have seen an increase of applications from minori
ties this year."
Although applications were up significantly from last year, (
the freshman class was limited to approximately the same
"We accepted about 80 more (freshmen) this year. We
were at around 3,21 1 freshmen last year," he said. "We were
aiming more toward 3,250 this year."
There were 12,000 applications this year up from 9,000
Each applicant is considered individually, with attention
paid to many factors.
"One of our concerns and one of the things we have done
consistently is to give more attention to records than standar
dized test scores," Strickland said.
He said that approximately three times more attention was
given to applicants' previous extra-curricular activities than
No more emphasis was placed on high test scores this year
than last year, Strickland said. The average SAT score last
year was 1060 and this year's average is expected to be appro
ximately the same. However, it may be slightly lower due to
the nominal increase in the freshman class.
Past classes have shown that students who were active in
their high schools' activities, yet maintained good grades, are
better able to excel in college than less active students with
better lest scores. These students have already learned how to
budget their time, Strickland said.
Margaret Folser, associated director of undergraduate ad
missions, said that 800 to 875 junior transfers had been ac
cepted at the University. There are 700 lo 750 in academic af
fairs and 100 to 125 in health affairs.
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Fee in room a cro.w
By LYNNE THOMSON
DTH Staff Writer
A total of 439 UNC students are in temporarily
over-crowded conditions, and Phyllis Graham of
University Housing says it may take all semester to
straighten the situation out.
There are approximately 50 women and 20 men
living in study rooms, Graham said. These people
have first priority when permanent spaces become
Many of these students are freshmen who applied
for housing after mid-July and were consequently
assigned to the study rooms. Students who needed
housing because of financial hardship and had not
been assigned housing before that time also were
assigned to study rooms.
Next in line to be moved are the 21 males and 102
females in triples, Three people assigned to a room
designed for two is a triples.
Last year there were approximately 100 triples
evenly divided between men and women, Graham
said. ; ''
She said the reason for the disproportionate num
ber of women's triples was because, a high number of
women who were accepted for admission decided to
University policy requires that freshmen live on
campus. When admissions office projections prove
faulty, some students are forced to live in study
rooms or be tripled. .
, Over-crowding conditions are spread evenly
throughout campus, Graham said. This equalizes the
burden on the housing staff but creates other inequi-
k ties because rooms in some dormitories are larger
than others. '
The. biggest problem for tripled students is not
having enough space and furniture, Graham said.
One tripled student, Dean King in Connor, said
that he and his roommates had not had any problems
yet. They have enough furniture, but are waiting to
see how crowded it is when they start studying and
are in the room more often. King said that he and his
roommates found out a month ago that they would
be tripled, but residents of a triple in Ruffin said they
found out only two days before coming to freshman
camp. ' '' y-'.
Sharon Taffel said that her biggest problem was
having only one dresser and two closets. Taffel, who
is from Atlanta, said that distance dictated that she
bring all of her things to Chapel Hill. .
"We're not crowded, but there's potential," Taffel
said, referring to how their room will be once they all
begin studying and settling down to school.
Taffet "and her permanent roommate, , Natalie
Lanier, say they talked on the phone and wrote each
other this summer to make plans for their room.
Those plans have had to be put off for a while.
. Taffel expressed what seems to be an underlying
problem: "Things that are long term, we talk about.
We wind up leaving her (the temporary roommate)
out, though it's not on purpose."
The housing office provides a moving service for
people who are de-tripled to another dorm. The ser
vice takes belongings from the door of one dorm to
another, Graham said, but the resident is responsible
for getting belongings to his or her room.
There is some financial compensation for being in
temporary housing. For every day that a student is
tripled past Aug. 18, University Housing will pro-rate
the rent by 20 percent for each resident, Graham said.
DTH Scott Sharp
This is an example of what happens all too often
... Men will have to wait until the temporary Is moved '
Shortage sends students
searching for shelter
By KAREN HAYWOOD
DTH Staff Writer
Joe Townsend, a UNC senior from
Charlotte, understands the situation stu
dents face because of high apartment
. Since Townsend's roommate decided
to move out of their apartment, home for
Townsend last week was in many places,
including his Ford Galaxie station wagort.
"My stuff is all over everywhere," he
Townsend lived out of the.car for a few
days while sleeping in various places.
"When my roommate moved out, it
left me with a $350 apartment, and 1
couldn't afford it," he said.
Townsend is a trainer for the footbal'
team and lived in Ehringhaus until fresh
men arrived last week, he said. After that,
he stayed in his apartment for two nights,
then with a friend in Teague dorm.
But the friend's roommate arrived last
week and that put Townsend back in his
car. " " .
"It's been pretty wild," he said. "But I
wouldn't want to do it again."
"But," he added, "you can't get stuck
with $350 rent either."
Since last week, Townsend has found a
place to stay and his station wagon has re
verted to transportation.
There are presently some apartment
openings in the Chapel HiU-Carrboro area,
but many are full through November or
December. A few students without apart
ments or dorm rooms are leading the same
kind of nomadic existence as Townsend.
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