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Serving the students and the University community since 1893
f Copyright 1988 The Daily Tar Heel
Volume 96, Issue 2
Tuesday, March 1, 1988
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Sophomore Jason Lyon, an RTVMP major from Charlotte, and
junior Serena Russolini, a speech and drama major from Chapel
Edkcalfoin proposal! oeed
By MARK FOLK
A revision to the School of Edu
cation's student enrollment policy
that establishes faculty-student ratios
needs more work, the school's faculty
members voted Monday afternoon.
The proposal, which was written
by the Academic Standards Commit
tee, was designed to provide enroll
ment guidelines for the school's
The committee made four recom
mendations in the proposal: Under
graduate enrollment should not
Students, Ifacuflty say plan
is short-term parko img solution
By JACKIE DOUGLAS
The Board of Trustees parking
proposals only solve short-term
problems, and the problems will
increase unless the University plans
for the long-term, students and
faculty members said Monday.
By increasing parking permit
prices, the Board of Trustees is not
solving UNC's parking problems,
said Brian Sipe, a student member
of the parking committee.
"The Board of Trustees needs to
formulate a long-term goal concern
ing the parking situation," Sipe said.
Some students win,
By KATIE BECK
Reactions from sighs to smiles to
shrieks of joy filled the Winston
Residence Hall lounge Monday night
as hopeful residents listened for their
names to be called in the lottery
drawing for Henderson Residence
"I'm so happy," sophomore Yas
min Ahmed said. "We almost had
; heart failure because we were the last
; names drawn."
Other successful applicants, like
freshmen Lorie Steinhagen. and
; Wendy Martin, were relieved.
"Now we don't have to worry
anymore," Steinhager said. "Now we
don't have to live in James."
About 50 people gathered in the
lounge and watched HRC Area
Director Ann Stevens pull names
from a lottery cage.
Some participants said the lottery
process is unfair.
"I don't think it's fair," sophomore
: Rachel Kleiner said. "It's really hard
! to sit through the lottery. I'm not as
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exceed a faculty-student ratio of 1-to-17,
master's degree programs
should not exceed a ratio of l-to-12,
doctoral degree programs should not
exceed a ratio of l-to-6 and graduate
programs should not exceed a ratio
Although the faculty questioned
some of the points they felt were left
out of the proposal, they were
generally in favor of it, said Gene
Watson, education professor.
"I felt the response (concerning the
report) from most of the faculty was
positive," Watson said. "The ques
"They have never clearly stated what
their goals are and they are only
solving short-range problems."
These parking recommendations
were approved at the BOT meeting
B Parking fines will be doubled.
Permit violations will be increased
from $10 to $20 and meter violations
will be increased from $5 to $10.
No student who lives within a
2-mile radius of the University will
be eligible for student parking.
Previously, the eligibility radius was
B Prices for parking permits will
nervous now as last year because it
was so new then."
Others said an alternative process
would be better.
"Why don't they have random
selection from a computer?" said Jon
McGee, a freshman trying to get back
Others said they were satisfied with
"This is the best way to do it, I
think," said sophomore Don Taylor.
"A lot of people might think it's fixed
if it weren't done this way."
The drawing was one of several
held to determine which applicants
would be reassigned to the 2,718
spaces available to upperclassmen.
Those applicants who did not receive
a room assignment will go through
a final drawing on Wednesday to be
placed on a waiting list.
Students on the waiting list can
wait for openings in their first-choice
residence halls, or can accept guaran
teed housing on South Campus. But
housing officials are not sure how
popular the South Campus guarantee
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Hill, study and lounge on the sundial in front of the Morehead
Planetarium Monday afternoon.
tions we had were just to expand the
The proposal came in the wake of
controversy over a task force report
released last June. The faculty
expressed disapproval of the report
and Dean Frank Brown's leadership
of the school at a meeting last week.
The questions raised about the
proposal will be addressed in the
committee's revised proposal, which
will be presented within two weeks
at the education faculty's next meet
ing, said committee member John
increase about 10 percent.
B Ridge Road parking will become
B Cobb Lewis student parking
will be relocated to Park Place,
Boundary Street and Airport Road.
B Special event parking at the
Smith Center will increase to $5, and
vendor permit prices will increase
from $150 to $200.
If the student parking radius was
going to be increased, officials should
focus on improving the public transit
systems, Sipe said.
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"We just don't know how it's going
to turn out," Collin Rustin, associate
director of University housing, said
Monday. "Well find out."
Morrison and Ehringhaus Resi
dence Halls on South Campus may
close out residents, Rustin said. But
those students on the waiting list
requesting a high-rise residence hall
will get an assignment much faster
than someone waiting for a space on
North Campus, he said.
The main problem the lottery
presents for students is the possibility
of rejection, Rustin said.
"Housing is one of the first places
where students receive a 'no' answer
when they get here," Rustin said.
Rustin said some students feel the
need to blame the housing depart
ment. "They think a game is being
played," he said.
Students need to be informed
about the lottery system, Rustin said.
"The waiting list does work, but
it requires time and flexibility,"
more work, facyflUy says
One of the questions the faculty
asked was why the education pro
gram at UNC-Charlotte sponsored
by the UNC-CH School of Education
was not included in the proposal.
Although the program is not
funded directly by the school, faculty
members were concerned because
UNC-CH faculty members teach and
serve on doctoral committees in the
Faculty also said they disapproved
of the proposal because it did not
distinguish part-time students who
may be away working on their
Town selects interim officer
to serve as new chief of police
By LAURA DiGIANO
Assistant City Editor
Arnold Gold, a 21 -year veteran
of the Chapel Hill Police Depart
ment, will be the town's new chief
of police, Town Manager David
Taylor announced Monday.
"It is a real happy day for me
both personally and profession
ally," Gold said. "It is a privilege
to serve in a permanent position
for the town of Chapel Hill."
Gold has served as interim chief
since former Police Chief Herman
Stone retired in February 1987.
Prior to being interim chief, Gold
in University housing lottery
Lisa Zolner (left) Tracy Karpinos
By ROBIN CURTIS
Members of black and white Greek
organizations spoke frankly about
racial problems in a forum Monday
night, saying that differences are
fundamental and deeply-rooted in the
traditions of the black and white
A panel of fraternity and sorority
members discussed the segregation of
the black and white Greek systems
in a forum on Monday night before
about 200 people in the Union
The forum, sponsored by Racial
Awareness through Campus Interac
tion And Learning (RACIAL), is the
first of a series of forums planned to
address campus racial problems.
Participants discussed the nature of
their organizations, their rush pro
cesses and the segregation that exists
within the Greek systems.
Panelists revealed that the pur
dissertations when referring to total
student enrollment in the school.
Brantley said he thinks the pro
posal should not separate part-time
and full-time students, because the
University usually counts the total
number of students enrolled in
"The best way to be accountable
is to count all the students enrolled
in the school," Brantley said.
Another problem discussed by
faculty members was the proposed
enrollment decreases. The total
enrollment in fall 1986 was 475, and
was assistant chief for three years.
After Stone retired, Gold said he
was able to get valuable experience
as the leader of the department.
"It's been a good year and I'm
looking forward to doing it on a
permanent basis," he said.
Gold said he did not plan any
changes in the department. "I don't
think I can really add to the
enthusiasm here," he said. "I just
want to build on Chief Stone's
programs to better serve the
Making Chapel Hill a safe place
to work and play is the depart
and Ellen Metzler wait to hear the
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poses of their organizations are
Divann Cofield, a member of
Omega Psi Phi (a black fraternity),
described his fraternity as a service
organization. But Norwood Teague,
a member of Pi Kappa Alpha (a white
fraternity), characterized his frater
nity as basically social.
"it has become apparent that there
is a distinction between the (white and
black) organizations," said Keith
Clark of Alpha Phi Alpha (a black
fraternity). "They are geared to two
Then the discussion, moderated by
Vice Chancellor Harold Wallace,
shifted to a discussion of segregation
within the differing rush processes of
the black and white Greek systems.
"During the rush process our
organization does encourage segrega
tion to a certain extent," said Greg
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the proposal recommends that this
number be reduced by 217 students.
Several faculty members expressed
concern that these enrollment
decreases may lead to smaller classes
and possible class cancellations.
David Li Hie, committee chairman,
said although he feels the concerns
raised by the faculty are legitimate,
he hopes the faculty will pass the
proposal at its next meeting.
"I know there's a lot of concern
about cutting back," Lillie said. "But
See PROPOSAL page 6
ment's main job, Gold said. A
network of local and county law
enforcement agencies working
together within the community
makes this possible, he said.
"I look forward to continuing
this cooperation because this
department depends on commun
ity support to do a good job," Gold
Taylor said the town chose Gold
because of his professional manner,
leadership qualities and effective
management of the department as
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DTH Janet Jarman
results of the Alexander dorm lottery