The North Carolina basketball team, ranked No. 1 in
the latest Associated Press poll, rolled through
Christmas break by winning the Holiday Festival in
New York. The Heels' latest win has over N.C. State
The Tar Heel football season came to a disappoint
ing halt in the Peach Bowl Dec. 30. UNC lost to
Florida State 28-3 before a poor crowd showing in
A 40 percent chance of rain
is expected this morning
Cold with a high in the
mid-30s. Partial clearing and
If you haven't registered,
you have until next Tuesday,
when the add period ends.
The last day to drop a class
is Feb. 21.
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Volume 91, Issue 103
An unidentified driver tests the amphibious capabilities of his automobile as he drives into a miniature lake that
formed at the intersection of Hillsborough and Rosemary Streets when a storm drain clogged. Tuesday's weather
may have matched the mood of many students as they faced a return to classes today following a restful break.
UNC system behind in
By CINDY PARKER
Staff Writer -
Predominantly white institutions " in the Tfcampus
UNC system are behind schedule in their efforts to achieve
desegregation, according to a UNC report filed in late
The third annual report on desegregation, submitted to
U.S. District Court in Raleigh, showed an 8.1 percent
black-population at the 11 traditionally white schools.
The report was filed in compliance with a 1981 consent
decree between the UNC system and the U.S. Department
of Education. According to the decree, UNC must raise
overall black enrollment at the 11 traditionally white
universities to 10.6 percent by 1986.
But figures for the 1983 fall semester also show that the
five traditionally black schools are meeting desegregation
goals. According to the report, white students comprise
13.43 percent of enrollment at the black schools on
schedule with the Education Department's prescribed goal
of 15 percent by 1986.
While the white schools are behind schedule, the system
By KEITH BRADSHER
Tomorrow the first books from the
Wilson Library general collection,
which fills 50 miles of shelf space, will
be moved to the Walter, Royal Davis
Library, Larry P. Alford, chief circu
lation librarian and coordinator of the
move, said Monday.
Moving the entire general collection
will take up to eight weeks, Alford
said. Wilson Library will close
halfway through the move, on Friday,
Feb. 3; Davis Library will open Feb. 7.
The availability of funds for staff
ing dictates that Davis Library will
maintain the same hours as Wilson
Library, Alford said.
During the weekend of Feb. 4 and
5, the circulation, reference,
periodicals and microfilms depart
ments will be moved to Davis Library.
When Wilson reopens Feb. 6, only the
special collections will be available to
On Feb. 4, 5 and 6 the general col
lection will not be available to students
or faculty. "We know that there'll be
some disturbance, but the hope is that
people are aware of the interruption,
and will plan accordingly, Alford said.
"We cannot move the public services
departments while maintaining ser
vices." Apollo Moving Specialist, a pro
fessional library mover from Min
nesota, received the $240,000 contract
from the University to move the
books. Apollo will send trained su
overall has still made good progress toward desegregation,
said Raymond Dawson, vice president for academic af
fairs for the UNC system. . ...
"All 11 are behind as a groiip,-but we are making a
good-faith effort to improve the situation," Dawson said
Tuesday. "There was a 5 percent growth in total black
enrollment this year, at a time when total enrollment rose
less than 1 percent.
' 'We had hoped to be closer to our goal at this time, but
we'll continue to work even harder during the next couple
of years," he said.
At the Chapel Hill campus, black enrollment remained
unchanged at 8.65 percent, Dawson said. When the con
sent decree agreement was first approved by U.S. District
Judge Franklin T. Dupree Jr., blacks comprised 7.78 per
cent of the Chapel Hill enrollment.
The report showed that black enrollment at traditional
ly white UNC-Greensboro has declined rather than in
creased in the past three years. "UNC-G has a problem,"
said Dawson. "We're just not sure what it is." Dawson
said the General Administration is making a continued ef
fort to correct the problem. UNC-G enrolled 1,077 blacks
pervisors while hiring temporary labor
locally through Kelly Services, Alford
All of the 28 temporary positions
have been filled, Angela Coleman, a
supervisor for Kelly Services, said
Tuesday. Almost half of those hired
were UNC students, she said. Tem
porary employees will be paid
Large, covered bookcases on wheels
will be used to move the books,
Alford said. Twelve teams of movers,
six in Wilson and six in Davis, will
unload the carts. Vans will transport
the packed books from a loading dock
in the southwest corner of the second
level of Wilson's new stacks to the
loading dock on the southeast corner
Folio classifications BH to DF were
moved Tuesday to Davis, in order to
prepare a staging area in Wilson,
Some equipment has already been
moved to Davis. On Dec. 7 carrel
lockers in the new stacks of Wilson
were transferred. Typewriters and half
of the lights in graduate student car
rels and rooms were moved to Davis
over Christmas Break.
The Davis building itself is almost
complete, Jake Bryant, director of the
University's engineering and construc
tion division, said Monday. Window
sashes damaged by a cleansing solu
tion have almost all been repaired, as
have other small problems, Bryant
said. The building comes with a one
year warranty for such details that will
expire in August, Bryant said.
Negotiations have yet to begin on
what penalty, if any, the contractor
will pay for late completion of the
building, Bryant said. "We have been
damaged some on this, and we hope
to redeem that," he said.
The first books moved will be from
the PZ classification on the tenth level
. of the new stacks. In general. Wilson
will be emptied from the top floor
down, while Davis will be filled from
the top down, Alford said. The only
exception will be the A classification
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Wednesday, January 11,1 984
elms, East react to flier's release
By TOM CONLON
GREENVILLE Both of North Car
olina's U.S. senators were happy to see
the release of U.S. Navy Lt. Robert
Goodman, but they said last week that
they had reservations about the Rev.
Jesse Jackson's motives in gaining Good
man's departure from Syria.
Sens. Jesse Helms and John East, both
Republicans, said at a news conference
.Friday in Greenville that Jackson's visit
to Syria may have been designed to em
barrass the Reagan administraiton.
"The scenario was just too pat not to
have been planned," Helms said. "It was
orchestrated, it was so clearly orchestrat
ed.:, almost as if they had a written
script that said 'you do this at this mo
ment and you say this at this moment,'
and it worked out right on schedule."
Students uncertain of classes
Grade arrivals late because of exam schedule
By JIM ZOOK
According to University officials, the late final exam
schedule meant many students returning for the spring
semester were still not sure how they had done during the
Those students were not only unaware of their fall
grades, but also did not know if they had been placed in
the classes they had requested.
Brian Ellenburg, a sophomore from Rockwell, said,
"It really made me mad. I had to call home for my
grades. If I'd gotten them I wouldn't have had to come
back as early. It was really a waste of time."
"I hatod not having my schedule ahead of time," said
Karen Cotten, a junior from Reidsville. "1 didn't have
time to figure out my schedule over the weekend, and
had to sit down in Woollen to figure it out. I still don't
know my grades."
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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in 1980 and 986 in 1983. Thus, total enrollment dropped
from 10.37 percent in 1980 to 9.94 percent in 1983.
The lagging enrollment of white students at traditional
ly black A&T State University is a problem, but one which
can be overcome, Dawson said. A&T showed a white
enrollment of 8.98 percent in the 1983 fall semester, which
is far behind the other four black schools.
"A&T attracts many out-of-state blacks," said
Dawson. Its prestige as a black institution could be a
factor in the problem of recruiting whites, he said.
Dawson's confidence in the system has not been de
terred by the lack of progress at UNC-G and A&T. "I
think we're going to make it (by 1986) We've already
made substantial progress."
Dawson said he did not know what the federal govern
ment would do if the percentages are not reached by 1986.
"We're just taking it one step at a time. As long as we
continue to make the effort, I don't foresee a problem."
The battle oyer desegregation between the 16-campus
system and the Department of Education remained in the
courts for 10 years before it ended in 1981 with the con
Helms said he knew Syria would release
the flier, whose jet had been shot down
during U.S. air strikes against Syrian
positions in Lebanon in December.
Helms stopped short of saying Jack
son's achievement was an embarrassment
to President Reagan, but he said that may
have been Jackson's intention.
"I think it at least put the president and
everybody else, including Fritz Mondale,
and all the rest of the Democratic can
didates where they all have to say 'Oh,
hooray for Jesse," Helms said. "They
couldn't say anything against him,
because nobody could nrove it was a one
act play by the Syrians and Mr. Jackson,
but at least the young man is home, and
that's fine. . . But I know it's been an em
barrassment to Fritz Mondale, because
he's been off the front page."
East said' he was unaware of what
Jackson's motivations were. "We're
However, the late exoin sU.cUuk. iouiu ikh uc avoid
ed, said Ray Strong, director of the Office of Records
"The calendar moves back a day each year until you
have to move things forward a week," Strong said, add
ing that this fall's exams ended later than they had for
the past six or seven years.
Grades were delivered to the post office on January 3
by the Office of Records and Registration, an official in
that office said. The actual processing of the grades
could not begin until December 28, though, because ex
ams were so late. With the last exams being given on
December 21, grades were not due for those exams until
Christmas Eve. Office employees did not return from
the Christmas holidays until December 28.
"We have a semi-computerized registration and
record keeping system," the official said. "From that,
we produce a grade roll a day or two before exams.
Those are given to professors, and the professors return
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON President Reagan
said Tuesday the United States and China
"stand on common ground" in the quest
for peace and opposition to Soviet ex
panionism, but Premier Zhao Ziyang says
the relationship "is far below the level it
should have attained."
After welcoming Zhao to the White
House, Reagan and the highest-ranking
official in the Chinese government met
privately for a two-hour discussion that
U.S. officials said was dominated from the
start by the sensitive issue of U.S. support
A senior American official, who briefed
reporters only on the condition that he not
be identified, said Reagan "was candid
about the fact that we take seriously the
question of commitments to old friends."
"We don't walk away from com
mitments, and that's a governing aspect of
this whole problem," said, the official.
"We would be kidding ourselves if we
think that this issue was ever going to
simply disappear or that their concerns
would not be voiced."
Although the United States has
withdrawn diplomatic recognition of
Taiwan as the legitimate government of
the Chinese mainland, it has continued to
supply arms to the Nationalist-ruled island
while insisting that its future be determined
peacefully, with the participation of both
Xhina and Taiwan. ... t - ,: ,
The Chinese consider . the continuing
U.S. role in Taiwan to be" direct in
terference in their internal affairs.
Reagan nonetheless sought to stress
areas where the two leaders could agree.
Zhao, the first Chinese premier ever to
visit the United.States, said there had been
"ups and downs" in relations between
Washington and Peking and that "dif
ficulties and obstacles" still exist. .
On Zhao's arrival for three days of
talks, Reagan acknowledged that "dif
ferences between our two countries" exist,
but assured his guest that "we stand ready
to nurture, develop and build upon the
many areas of accord to strengthen the ties
"We stand on common ground in op
posing expansionism and interference in
delighted to have Lt. Goodman home,
but I feel it's important to remember in
the case of Jesse Jackson that he histori
cally has been identified with the most
radical elements in the Middle East,"
East said. .
"He has supported Syria and the dicta
torship of Assad; he has sided with the
PLO against Israel; his wife was recently
in Nicaragua siding with the
Sandinistas," he said."So between the
two of them, their affiliation with the
Third World is with the most radical co
Marxist forces. To that extent, I think he
was used (by the Syrians) in that part.
"We're dealing with a man (Jackson)
sympathetic to radical forces, so naturally
they (Syria) pander to what he would
want and what would help him politically
the affairs of independent states," Reagan
The U.S. briefing official said Reagan
and Zhao also discussed the Soviet military
buildup in the Far East, Moscow's in
volvement in Cambodia and the Soviet oc
cupation of Afghanistan.
Later, in post-luncheon toasts at the
State Department, Secretary of State
George P. Shultz told Zhao: "We've come
a long way in this one year, Mr. Premier.
We've resumed and advanced our strategic
dialogue, which is so vital an element of
our bilateral relations." .
China has explored the possibility of
buying U.S. anti-aircraft and anti-armor
weapons systems, but a senior American
official said last week he did not expect
any major arms sales to China in the
Zhao said his talks with Reagan and
Shultz on Tuesday "showed that there are
common points as well as differences be
tween us. However, tlv important thing is
the desire shared by both sides to develop
Shultz said economic ties between the
two countries had become so complex and
flourishing that problems had developed,
but "we welcome the depth and breadth of
our current relationship which makes such
Shultz predicted that solutions would be
found in the spirit of "a healthy and
friendly-mterrelationship."- w - - - -
Reagan 'said the United States welcomes
"the opportunity to walk at China's side?'
as the world's most populous nation em
barks on an ambitious modernization pro
gram aimed at quadrupling its economic
output by the year 2000.
The president assured Zhao, who began
a two-week, cross-couatry tour of the
United States, that "we're happy that our
people will have the opportunity to meet
you and let you know that you are, indeed,
Zhao said he had come "as a friendly
envoy of the Chinese people. . . for the
purpose of seeking increased mutual
understanding, stabilizing the relations
between our two countries, enhancing
Sino-U.S. friendship and helping to
preserve world peace."
in the race for the Democratic nomina
tion to oppose President Reagan," East
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e due three days after
finals. We started with those on Wednesday, Dec. 28.
Everything in our hands was in the system by noon
Thursday, and it went to press about noon Friday."
The grade sheets are computer printouts prepared by
the Administrative Computer Center. The printouts are
sent to the Office of Records and Registration for mail
ing. All reports mailed to students were sent First Class
mail. They were delivered at about 2:30 p.m. Jan. 3.
Post office officials said there was nothing in par
ticular that would have delayed their arrival to students.
"1 haven't heard of any problems," said Carol Ran
dall, a post office official in Raleigh, where the grade
would have gone after leaving Chapel Hill. "Since they
were all mailed together, they were all processed
Strong said next year's academic calendar has exams
scheduled to end two days earlier than this ear, as a part
of the cycle.