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    Warm weekend
It wilt be fair and mild
tonight with the
temperature in the mid
40s. Saturday will be
partly cloudy and warm
with the high around
70.
, Fencina preview
UNC's men's and
women's fencing teams
host the ACC
championships this
weekend in Woollen
Gym. The men will be
vying for their seventh
consecutive ACC title.
See story p. 5.
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Serving the students and the University community since 1893
Friday, February 25, 1977, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Volume No. 84, Issue No. 105
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Voicing of criticism led
to firing, claims official
By TONY GL'NN
Staff Writer
The assistant director of the Area Health
Education Centers (AHEC) program in the
UNC School of Pharmacy has lost his job
because he criticized the program, he says.
George D. Russell, 46, was notified Jan.
17 by Tom S. Miya, dean of the School of
Pharmacy, that he had decided Russell's
appointment would not be continued
beyond Feb. 28. Russell is not appealing the
decision.
"I was terminated for doing the job in the
way professional people should do the job
using their education, experience and
expertise to produce the best effect," Russell
said Monday.
In a Nov. 3 memo to all faculty members
i n t he School of P harmacy , R ussell crit icized
George D. Russell
the proposed expansion of the school's
Academic Externship Program, a part of
AHEC in which fifth-year pharmacy
students go off-campus for six weeks to gain
practical experience and applied learning.
Russell, assistant director since Feb. 1975,
wrote that he was not necessarily opposed to
eventual expansion of the program, but that
he firmly opposed expansion at the present
time because it would cause academic and
administrative chaos. He suggested further
study of the proposed curriculum changes.
After Russell's memo appeared, Claude
U. Paoloni, directory of Pharmacy AHEC,
replied in another memo that Russell should
have consulted him before sending the memo
to the entire school faculty.
Paoloni said Russell's memo showed
dissension that weakened the program. He
asked Russell to stop writing the memos.
Russell's secretaries told him they were
instructed not to type material for Russell
related to his Nov. 3 memo. They were also
told not to do any printing for Russell
without Paoloni's approval.
On Nov. 23, Paoloni notified Russell that
he would not be recommended for
reappointment. Russell wrote a second
memo about the externship program
expansion Jan. 11. Six days later, Miya
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According to lobbyist
Residency requirements differ
By DAVID STACKS
Staff Writer
County elections officials in North
Carolina use different methods of
determining if students registering to vote
meet residency requirements, a
spokesperson for a voting-rights lobbyist
group said Thursday.
Peter Brown, director of the N.C. Public
Interest Research Group said Boone and
Watauga County, like Chapel Hill and
Orange County, have sizable student
populations and problems interpreting N.C.
Board of Elections rules for determining
student residency requirements.
Brown cited a 1975 case in Boone in which
26 Appalachian State University (ASU)
students filed a class action suit in N.C.
Superior Court against the Watauga County
GENEVA (U PI) Britain, backed by the United States, Thursday demanded a
U .N. investigation into human rights violations in Idi Amin's Uganda, including the
suspicious death of an Anglican archbishop and two government ministers last
week.
Senate committee passes ERA; outlook doubtful
RALEIGH The Senate Constitutional Amendments. Committee Thursday
voted unanimously to send the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the Senate with
a "without prejudice" report.
I'm thinking if it passes the Senate it will be a miracle," State Sen. Charles
Vickery said. "No, that's a little strong. Let's say if it passes, 111 be pleasantly
surprised."
Tulrner confirmed for CIA; iobs bill approved
WASHINGTON In Congressional action Thursday the Senate confirmed
Adm. Stansfield Turner as tlje new Director of the CIA while the House approved a
$4 billion bill for local public works projects.
Media Board to hold DTH Board interviews
The UNC Media Board will be interviewing members for the Daily Tar Heel
Board of Directors at 3:30 Monday Feb. 28 in the Frank Porter Graham Lounge.
For details, see Campus Calendar.
wrote Russell that his appointment would
not be continued past Feb. 28.
But Paoloni said Tuesday that Russell's
memos had nothing to do with his
nonreappointment. "I refuse to react to the
memos they're so preposterous," Paoloni
said. ;
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the talent we could use effectively for the
program," Miya said. "We didn't pick on
him. We have a job to do in this school. He
was not getting it done."
Miya said that instead of Russell's writing
memos, lf he had generated his energy to
doing what he was supposed to do, he
wouldn't have gotten into this jam."
Academic freedom was not violated, M iya
said. "Academic freedom is something one
earns. With it goes responsibility." Russell,
he said, has not. met this responsibility.
Paoloni said he felt bad about the
incident. "But I couldn't conscientiously
permit it (Russell to continue his job). I
would be derelict if I did."
Russell is not looking for a university job
now. After teaching at N.C. State and
working here, he will not try for a third time.
"Higher education has become more
bureaucratized," Russell said. "If you don't
fit in, you ought to leave. There is a low
threshold of tolerance for dissent in higher
education."
, Russell said he had no doubt of his
reappointment until he published the memos
and had "a flap with his immediate superior
(Paoloni). Even though I said I didn't want
to stay in my present position past June, I
had outlined other positions I would take."
Russell said in opposing the expansion of
the program that he was not really going
against any decision yet made by the total
faculty.
The expansion of the externship program
from six to 16 weeks is planned for the fall,
Paoloni said. The action was approved by
the pharmacy faculty in mid-January.
Russell said he plans to open a retail outlet
at the Raleigh Flea Market. "I'm going to sell
cheese, honey, bread and sausage," he said,
adding that he should open his "Curds and
Whey Chalet" soon. . ..
Russell received a B.S. degree in
vocational agriculture in 1952; an M.S. in
education in 1957; and his Ph.D. in
education, with concentration on adult
education, in 1964. All degrees were from the
University of Wisconsin at Madison.
From 1966 to 1972, he was an assistant
professor of adult and community college
education at N.C. State. He was denied
tenure there due to what he termed a
"personality clash" between himself and the
department chairperson, Ed Boone. He did
not appeal the decision.
While not a teacher at UNC, Russell said
that a nonpharmacist can bring an outside
perspective different from others close to the
field. "One doesn't have to be a pharmacist
(in his job) if you have some knowledge and
insight to raise some valid questions," he .
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Board of Elections charging officials with
discriminating against students in voter
registration.
A decision favorable to the students in the
class-action suit would have insured the
voting rights of all students in the state who
claim, residency in the county where they
attend school.
"The students in Boone sued to have
themselves subjected to the same voter
application process as everyone else," Brown
said.
ASU Student Body President Mike
Broome, who was closely involved in the
case, said three students filed suit after the
county tax supervisor announced plans to
tax students even though elections officials
would not accept taxation as proof of
residency.
The suit, filed in September 1975, asked
Britain, US ask UN for
investigation of Uganda
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Terry Sanford, president of Duke University
a group Of Duke radicals to explain publicly
South Africa. Sanford has not responded.
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Duke radicals challenge San ford's
By JEFF COHEN
Staff Writer
Duke University President Terry Sanford
continues to refuse responding publicly to
allegations made by the Radical Academic
Union (RAU), a Duke student group, even
though the school's student government
passed and endorsed an RAU-sponsored
resolution which asks Sanford to participate
in a public forum. The RAU has requested
that Sanford, a recently named director of
International Telephone and Telegraph
Corp. (ITT), explain publicly hcarges of ITT
misconduct in Chile and South Africa.
The resolution, passed by Duke's student
government, the Associated Students of
Duke University (ASDU), calls for a forum
which would give Sanford the opportunity
to respond to several issues raised by the
RAU. The resolution was the result of an
intensive effort by the RAU this year to
create public awareness for the social and
economic struggles in South Africa and
Chile.
In December, the RAU presented a 342
name petition to Sanford which called for his
resignation from ITT unless he could defend
publicly ITT's: destabilization of a
democracy in Chile; alleged perpetuation of
a racist government in South Africa; and the
the court to order the county elections board
to end discrimination against students
applying for voter registration. The suit also
asked the court to impose an injunction on
the Boone municipal elections until the case
was settled. Later 26 other ASU students
were named as coplaintiffs in the suit.
"They (the students) claimed the elections
board was placing higher standards on the
students than on other segments of the
population," Don Watson, attorney for the
Watauga County Elections Board, said.
Watauga Elections Board Chairperson
Ralph Greene said registration officials use
the same residency standards for students as
for everyone else.
"The main thing is establishing intent to
reside here," Greene said.
Greene said if a potential voter lists
property for tax purposes, attends church, is
a member of community groups, attends
public functions or has banking interests in
the county, registration officials will allow
him to vote there.
He said that approximately 300 student
voter applicants met the residency
requirement and were registered to vote.
"The fact that they lived in dormitories did
not convince us that they were actual
residents," Greene said. "In order to show us
they intended to be permanent residents,
they had to show us proof of their interests in
the area."
Kichard Mattar, the Boone attorney who
represented the students in the case, said
court officers postponed the case on the
court calendar until November 1976, when
the students withdrew the case.
He said after Gov. James B. Hunt
appoints Democrats to replace the primarily
Republican county elections board, he and
Brown plan to file the suit again in federal
court.
"Residency is basically one's presence in a
place with an intention to stay there
indefinitely " Mattar said.
The students live here. If it wasn't for the
university, there would be no town," Mattar
said.
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and a director of ITT, has been asked by
charges of ITT misconduct in Chile and
belief that such a tie between Duke and ITT
does not promote the aims of the University.
"Although we did not expect Sanford to
resign, we did want him to come out and
defend himself publicly," RAU member
Duncan Fick said, "Actually, we were just
using Sanford as a focal point."
However, it was reported in the Duke
student newspaper, 77ie Chronicle, that
according to an "anonymous source, "He
(Sanford) said, as far as he is concerned, 'The
matter is resolved."'
And according to ASDU President Kyle
Citryriell, although Sanford has refused to
make an official statement, she anticipates
that he will make some type of formal
response to ASDU explaining why he
refuses to participate in the forum.
Sanford could not be reached for
comment.
The RAU is a leftist group at Duke started
in 1974 during a movement by many
students for more input into the university,
RAU member Fick said. He explained that
Weekend tests determine basketball fate
By GRANT VOSBL'RGH
Sports Editor
In the old Westerns, it was sunup.
In the war movies, it was 1200 hours.
And in mysteries, it was the 11th
hour. .
For the eighth-ranked UNC
basketball team, it's this weekend.
The Tar Heels' fate will be decided in
three separate games in the next two
Staff photo by Chartet Hardy
Wins by UNC and N.C. State Saturday
would assure Dean Smith of his
seventh regular season ACC
championship in 11 years.
days. Carolina's final conference
game comes at 2 p.m. Saturday
against Duke in Durham, and its
final regular-season game comes at
1:30 p.m. Sunday against Louisville
in Charlotte. Sandwiched between
those battles is a tell-tale contest in
Raleigh pitting Wake Forest and
N.C. State. Gametime is 8 p.m. All
three games will be televised.
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Ghavis reinstated;
says justice closer
By MERTON VANCE
Staff Writer
The Student Supreme Court ruled
Thursday that Student Atty. Gen. Chuck
Lovelace must reinstate Lee Chavis, a
defense counsel fired by Lovelace on Feb. 7
following a trial in which Chavis represented
a student charged with plagiarism.
A number of irregularities occurred
during the trial Feb. 7, prompting Lovelace
to order a new trial for the defendant in the
case.
Lovelace fired Chavis from the attorney
general's staff, saying that Chavis violated
normal procedure in advising his client to
plead innocent to the charges after the
defendant had pleaded guilty during a
preliminary hearing.
: Lovelace also said Chavis was fired for "a
lack of objectivity and professionalism that 1
expect from all staff members."
Chavis appealed his firing to the Student
Supreme Court, which ruled unanimously
Thursday that Lovelace did not have
sufficient reasons for dismissing Chavis.
The court opinion said that the attorney
general cannot dismiss a staff member by
claiming the staff member has a lack of
knowledge of the Instrument of. Student
Judicial Governance. The court opinion said
that the members of the staff are certified by
a supervisory board set up by the instrument
to examine all staff members and to certify
that they have sufficient knowledge of the
instrument.
today there is a continuous core, of about 15
people in the RAU, though many other
Duke students participate in the group's
activities.
' "The purpose of the RAU is to raise a
radical and fundamental critique of history
and society," Fick said, "and to present this
from a rational and intelligible viewpoint."
Fick said that originally the RAU wanted
to make the campus community aware of the
South African situation, and only later did
they decide to involve Sanford.
"We decided to hold a South Africa forum
to bring before the U niversity community an
alternative interpretation of events in South
Africa," Fick explained.
After the forum, it was decided to involve
Sanford and ITT as a means to create public
awareness and to see what justification
Sanford had for allegations of ITT
misconduct.
Four members of the : RAU met with
Sanford and Sanford told them, "No one of
any responsible position had anything to do
with Chile on behalf of ITT. Whatever
Carolina's 90-7 shellacking of the
Wolfpack in Carmichael Auditorium
Wednesday night gave the Heels a
share of the Atlantic Coast
Conference lead with an 8-3 record.
Maryland's upset of Wake the
previous night gave the Deacons an
identical mark. Suddenly, the
average basketball student is
presented with a classic multiple
choice situation.
Should UNC defeat Duke and
State defeat Wake, Dean Smith's Tar
Heels would win the regular season
outright. A Wake win over State,
however, would give the conference a
two-way tie for first. And should
Wake Forest win, but Carolina lose,
the Deacons would have completed
their miracle season alone atop the
ACC.
But what of Louisville? How do
the Cardinals fit into all of this? Well,
a quality showing by UNC against
the Metro Seven Conference member
would add to the Heels' chances for
an at-large berth in the national
tournament in the event that the
ACC crown doesn't end up in Blue
Heaven.
The first step toward that title,
though, will be taken Saturday at
Cameron Indoor Stadium on the
Duke campus. The Blue Devils, 14
1 1 on the season despite a 29 ACC
mark, fell to Clemson Wednesday
night 67-63.
Actually, Carolina will face a
much different Duke team than it
faced Jan. 15 in Chapel Hill. The
result that afternoon was a 77-68
UNC victory. Sophomore Jim
Spanarkel has replaced Armstrong
as the Blue Devil leader. The 6-foot-5
guard is averaging 22 points a game
in his 10 ACC battles. He is also
handing out four assists each outing
and hitting most of what he puts up
(52.9 per cent from the floor and 8 1
per cent from the line).
Upon certification by the supervisory
board, a student is deemed qualified to serve
on the attorney general's staff. In' the
opinion, the court said this certification was
analogous to an attorney passing a bar
exam.
The court said that the attorney general
cannot dismiss a staff member who has been
certified "without rebutting the presumption
of qualification as established by the
certification."
"We find that as far as a defense of a client
may go. the AG (attorney general) must
refrain from interference with the defense
counsel in the conduct of his duties unless
there is a valid reason because the AG clearly
has a conflicting interest," the court opinion
stated.
The court said that close scrutiny of the
defense counsel staff was required because of
"the need to protect the defense counsel from
undue influence from the AG who may have
more interest in the progress of
prosecutions."
Chavis contended that because defense
counsels in the trials work on the attorney
general's staff and must cooperate with the
attorney general and the prosecutor when
preparing a case, the defense counsels do not
have independence in preparing the defense
of clients.
The court ordered Chavis reinstated until
the attorney general shows just cause for
dismissal. The codrt also retains jurisdiction
over the matter for three months.
ITT post
happened, happened way down the line of
command (of ITT).
Fick said that although many in the Dke
community did not support the RAU
position, the petition did help to create
public awareness for the South African and
Chilean issues.
"There" were severaf letters to the
Chronicle supporting Sanford on the board
as some sort of moral force that will make
ITT better," Fick said.
However, Sanford refused to respond
publicly to the RAU charges. In response to
the petition, Sanford sent a letter to everyone
who signed it, explaining his position. The
letter included a defense of ITT actions in
South Africa and Chile.
In the letter, Sanford said, "I am afraid
there is no useful purpose in my meeting with
you and your group again. There is little
hope that I can change your minds about my
activities, nor is it necessary for you to
change.
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Joining Spanarkel in the headlines
is 6-foot-l 1 freshman Mike Gminski
who still hasn't realized that a 17-year-old
isn't supposed to play as well
as he has played this season. He has
saved some of his best for conference
foes, averaging 16 points a game and
nine rebounds against ACC teams.
The Blue Devils' Bill Foster has
had to abandon his "Freedom to
Run" philosophy, however, and now
employs a more deliberate patterned
offense due to Armstrong's absence.
Should that style not suit
basketball fans in television land, just
keep that tube warm. On Sunday,
bodies wiil soar through the air with
as much ease as UNC defenders will
allow.
The traveling trapeze act is none
other than lOth-ranked Louisville
and the Cardinals' expertise has
earned them the billing, "The
Doctors of Dunk."
Now Louisville plays a wide-open
brand of ball that features
homegrown talents Wesley Cox,
Darrell Griffith, Phil Bond and Rick
Wilson. The fifth starter is Ricky
Gallon, a Florida product.
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uuke Head Coach bin foster nas had
to slow down the tempo without
Olympian Tate Armstrong, who broke
his wrist in January.
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