Friday, January 13, 1875
SG polls students on academic rules
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by Art Elsenstadt
Three of every four U NC students find the
University's explanations of course
requirements confusing. : :
This result was found in a recent poll of
176 undergraduates conducted by Bill Bates,
a member of the Student Government
The poll also found that many students
feel the drop-add period should be extended,
that they consider student advisors more
helpful than faculty advisors, and that they
feel the Daily Tar Heers i coverage of
academic affairs is inadequate.
Bates, an Academic Affairs Committee
member, polled 1 76 students by phone in late
The survey did not deal with the
University's requirements themselves, but
with the quality of information about those
policies and both registration and drop-add.
Although 86 per cent of the respondents
rated their knowledge of academic policies
good or fair, only 28 per cent thought the
policies were "presented in a clear and
Department of Aerospace Studies will offer ground school
Instruction in preparation for the FAA privata pilot exam.
Classes be$ln Jan. 14 and will be 5:15-6:45 p.m. Tuesday and
Thursday. No charge for the course; registration deadline la
today. Call 933-2074 or 933-2143.
Rider for dally car pool, Raleigh lo Chapel Hill, call 851
7870. Women's health movie. Taking Our Bodies Back." 8
tonight. A Women's Place. Presbyterian Student Center.
There will be a politick supper at 7 lor anyone who would like
to tome. Men welcome.
The New American Movement a democratic socialist
organization, will have an open house for all interested
people, 3-5 tonight. 213 Union. Local socialists from campus
and the feminist Gil man chapter will be there.
Items of Interest
Episcopal student gathering: dinner, 6 p.m. Sunday,
Chapel of the Cross (50 cents) followed by a presentation
and discussion, "Worship in the Episcopal Church: The
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Mr. John Pobee, head of the' Department of Religious
Studies, University of Ghana Legon, will speak at 8 p.m.
Sunday, 106 Saunders Hall, on African and Black religions.
Bagel and lox brunch for graduate and professional
students and faculty, 11 ajn. Sunday, Hillel House, $1.75 for
all you can eat.
University Dance Theatre dancers will have a required
meeting, 5 p.m. Monday, dance studio. Women's Gym. Plana
for the spring performance will be discussed. '
Computation Center short course: "What is a computer
and why use it?", 3 p.m. Monday, 220 Phillips.
Switchboard, Chapel Hill's crisis intervention, telephone
counseling information and referral agency will soon begin
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Explaining this contradiction, Bates said,
"Most people just find out on their own
Freshmen come in and don't have anywhere
to go. The rest have been around.
Bates recommends publishing a pamphlet
with information on registration. General.
College requirements, pass fail regulations
and the like to send to students.
Such information can now be found in the
"The drop-add figure was probably the
most deviant. I was surpsied how many
people hadn't been satisfied, Bates said.
Of the students polled, 86 per cent felt the
drop-add period should be extended.
While only 27 per cent of the students said
they have used their student academic
advisor, a service provided by the Academic.
Affairs Committee, 30 of the 48 who had
rated their advice excellent or good.
About three of every five student's
questioned (106 of 176) indicated they
weren't satisfied with student input into
Bates has proposed replacing the faculty
a training program for new volunteers. Those Interested in
applying should call 929-7177 by Monday.
ECOS campus recycling will hold a meeting 7 JO pjn.
Monday, 205 Union. Imperative tor all those Interested In
recycling this semester. Newcomers are welcome.
Student Stores Advisory Committee will meet 4 p.m.
Monday, Frank Porter Graham Lounge, Union. Please try to
Beginning Monday, the Guidance and Testing Center,
Nash Hall, will be open 7-10 Monday evenings la addition to
its regular Monday-Friday 8-5 hours. Come by or phone 933
2175 for an appointment.
Carolina Population- Center student-faculty lecture
discussion: Peter J. Henriot, S.J., "Bucharest Conference
and Population Policy," 530-8 p.m. Monday, Wesley
Foundation. Buffet supper.'
APO Book Co-op will accept books for sale Friday and
Monday. Books wilt be on sale until Wednesday. Money
andor books will be returned 9-5 Thursday, Great Hall.
Students interested in working with a federal agency this
summer should plan to take the February Summer
Employment Exam. Applications must be received by Jan.
1 7. For more information, come by the placement office, 21 1
A workshop on care of the diabetic will be held 7 p.m.
Mondays, Jan. 13 through Feb. 10, Chapel Hill Public Library
meeting room. The workshop will center on helping the
diabetic and his family live practically with his condition.
Registration fee Is $2. Call 933-1123.
You can make your first parachute lump with the parachute
team next weekendl The club is holding its first class of the
semester Tuesday through Thursday. Ail instructors are
accredited. For more Information call Tony Cockrell, 929
8837 Campus Governing Council will meet 7:30 pan. Tuesday,
215 Union. All Interested persons are. urged to attend .
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General College advisors with paid juniors
and seniors from the different academic
departments, and undergraduate academic
groups in each department.
"We're all here for an education,ite said.
"Students don't really have a voice."
" Donald C. Jicha, Associate Dean of the
General College, however, said, I don't
think I could have as successful an
organization as I have now with students
instead of faculty.
"It's not flawless, 1 know. But this job
involves a heck of a lot more than any
student can take on."
Bates study also found that over two
thirds of those interviewed (68 per cent) felt
the Daily Tar Heel provided insufficient
coverage of academic affairs.
In a section of the survey that was given to
freshmen only, 68 per cent (34 of 50) of those
surveyed said they felt the orientation
program was excellent or good, and 76 per
cent (38 of 50) replied they were satisfied
with their orientation counselor.
Bates said these figures showed freshmen
desired a "personal perspective on
orientation. From what I know, they (the
Orientation Commission) are striving for
Bates conclusions are included in a report
which must go now before the Academic
Affairs Committee for amendment and
Lisa Bradley, chairman of the committee,
said The information is mainly for our own
purposes to find out what we ought to be
Dorms excluded from safety check
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by Mike Home
University dorms are "off limits" to
the Buildings Inspection Department
says Kurt Jenne, assistant town
But. all fraternities, sororities, and
private apartments, including Granville
Towers, are open to Chapel Hill's
The inspection program, begun in
1968 to enforce the town's Minimum
Housing Code, has been attracting
attention since the appointment of two
new inspectors last spring.
G ranville Towers,' ' inspected ' last
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October, escaped severe
according to manager
Rinfret. The inspectors
broken glass and holes
in the walls,
which were repaired, Rinfret said.
"We had already inspected the
building ourselves, charged the students
for any damages, and scheduled the
Rinfret explained that Granville
Towers charges the residents who cause
the damages when they are known; if the
individuals are not known, the hall
residents must all share the expenses.
Inspectors cited several hundred
dollars worth of damages at
Northampton Apartments, manager
Charlotte Kilpatrick . reported! " 'The
requested., .improvements'" :mc!Uded
repairing balcony railings, tightening
commode seats and replacing broken
Jenne said the inspection program is
prohibited from all state-owned
buildings and neighborhoods
designated by the federal Neighborhood
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Staff photo by Martha I
the APO book co-op has to offer
The Buildings Inspection
Department attempts to insure that all
Chapel Hill dwellings are "sound of
structure, safe, environmentally
healthy, and provided adequate
protection against the elements and
rodents," in compliance with the code.
Property taxes due
no-later than: Jan. 31
January is property tax listing month in
Orange County, and all items of personal
property must; be reported to ' county tax
officials no later than Jan. 31..' 1. 7
Residents may list at the Chapel Hill
Municipal Building from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursdays and Fridays, and from 9 a.m. to
. 1 2 noon Saturdays, or at the Carrboro Town
Hall and Orange County Courthouse from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Items which should be listed include
automobiles, jewelry, furniture, stereos,
television sets, clothing and appliances. They
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by George Baeso
Carrboro Mayor Robert Wells withdrew
his resignation at a press conference Dec. 27
and said he will probably seek another term
of office next year.
Wells submitted his resignation to the
Carrboro Board ( Aldermen Dec. 12, citing
dissension on the board as one of the main
reasons for his decision.
Tensions on the board have resulted
recently in shouting matches and personal
squabbles between members. At the time of
his resignation, Wells said town business
was being conducted in a "slap-happy way."
Wells said Wednesday that he commented
sufficiently on his decision at his press
conference and prefers looking forward to "a
new 1975 for the town and people of
At his press conference, however. Wells
said his threat awakened the board and
taught it that municipal government is not a
He said several board members have
agreed with his stand and have indicated
they will try to put individual differences
aside to resolve conflict.
Wells also received letters and phone calls
of support from Carrboro citizens after his
All the aldermen, except Braxton
Foushee, urged him to reconsider his
resignation, Wells said.
Several residents also spoke out in support
of the mayor at board meetings, including
Vic Schoenback, who suggested Wells
consider transcendental meditation as a
means of limiting tensions during board
Frank Chamberlain, Carrboro town
manager, resigned his post at the same time
as Wells. He refused to comment on his or
Chamberlain's resignation is effective Jan.
12 and he has already accepted a new job.
should be filed at market value, not purchase
n ' Those listing property wiir receive a tax
bill in pctbbeT for'approximateiy k-75 per
cent of the value listed, with slight variations
between the towns and the county.
Properties values at $300 or less will not be
taxed, although they must still be listed by
Residents with cars registered to county
addresses will receive tax bills even if they
don't file. But car owners who fail to file will
also receive late fines of 10 per cent of the
auto's market value.
The state Department of Motor Vehicles
supplies tax officials with ownership lists.
Personal property taxes are used to
finance local services.
Listing personal property is considered an
essential requirement for changing to in
state tuition and 75 per cent of the jury list
comes from the property list.
Persons who listed in Orange County last
year and who live at-the same address.es.
should have received a property tax form in
the mail and need not appear before the tax
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