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Copyright 1988 The Daily Tar Heel
Serving the students and the University community since 1893
Volume 96, Issue 35
Tuesday, September 6, 1988
Chapel HKI, North Carolina
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About 140 spectators watched as 50 Ku KIux
Klan members marched through downtown
Hillsborough Saturday as part of an annual
By BETH RHEA
A University police officer who
filed a grievance in June 1987 con
testing a departmental reorganization
appealed her complaint Thursday to
the N.C. State Personnel
to a person (Hardin) who didn't know
anything except what they gave him.
He only heard one side. He did the
best he could with what was given
William Campbell, chairman of the
panel and a professor in the Institute
of Government, said he thought the
Keith Edwards, who has worked transcript submitted to Hardin ade-
for campus police for 14 years, is quately covered the information
charging that discrimination influ- presented in the hearing,
enced both hiring and promotion in "We summarized the testimony,"
the department, and that the entire Campbell said. "She's correct; it's not
grievance process has been unfair. . a verbatim transcript. We do the best
A July hearing, step three in the we can. As far as I'm aware, nothing
University's employee grievance material was omitted.''
process, decided the issue in favoc of Charles Antle associate vice chan-
the University. A three-member cellor for business, is the UNC
panel, the University Staff Employee administrator in charge of the Uni-
Grievance Committee, found no versity police department. He said he
evidence of racial or sexual discrim- felt the matter had been settled by
ination in the reassignment of 13 the hearing.
police officers. Chancellor Paul "I think the step three hearing very
Hardin received a transcript of the carefully reviewed the allegations and
hearing and accepted the committee s decided they were untrue," Antle said.
recommendation to deny the
However, Edwards said part of her
testimony was omitted from the
report sent to Hardin.
"Chancellor Fordham was here all
last year when this was going on, but
he never did anything," Edwards said.
'They (the panel) gave it (the report) " job realignments
It's certainly Ms. Edwards' prerog
ative to take it to step four." -Chief
Charles Mauer of the police
department declined to comment on
Edwards allegations of
The controversy started in June
1987, when 13 police officers received
"The director (of security services,
Robert Sherman) told us he had come
up with a reorganization plan,"
Edwards said. "Just title changes and
(additional) responsibilities and no
money, but after six months the jobs
would be reclassified, and the officers
would get money."
Fifteen officers filed grievances
against the University, charging that
the reassignments were made unfairly
Usually when positions became
vacant or new ones were created, the
positions were posted so that anyone
who was interested could apply,
Edwards said. Also, reassignments
were usually granted according to
"We didn't get a chance to apply
for these new titles," Edwards said.
"There were more qualified officers
than those who got the title changes."
Sherman could not be reached
Monday for comment.
. The officers who had filed grievan
ces appealed to the employee rela
tions department. Its solution was to
reopen six paid positions for which
all officers could apply.
Edwards said two officers were
given positions, even though she said
See POLICE page 5
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From staff reports
A UNC student was shot in Colum
bia, S.C., early Sunday morning after
the North Carolina-South Carolina
Jeff Neel, a senior from Charlotte,
was in stable condition with a
collapsed lung at Richland Memorial
Hospital in Columbia Monday night,
after being shot once in the back.
He said he expected to be released
from the hospital on Wednesday.
In a telephone interview Monday,
Neel said he and Rand Ayer, also a
UNC senior from Charlotte, had
gone to South Carolina to see the
They were . walking through a
residential neighborhood on the way
to a friend's house at about 3 a.m.
Sunday when three men walked by.
The men asked Neel and Ayer where
they went to school and who had won
the football game. After the students
answered, the men surrounded them
and struck Neel in the head. v
One of the men held a .22-caliber
pistol to Neel's head and demanded
See SHOOTING page 4
By HELEN JONES
Staff Writer '
Sophomores can and do have
permits to park on campus, and the
next edition of the University housing
department contract booklet, Hal
lways and Highrises, will correctly
state this policy, Jan Weaver, housing
contracts administrative assistant,
However, Gene Swecker, associate
vice chancellor of facilities manage
ment, said the elimination of resident
sophomore parking is one of several
proposals to be considered at the
Sept. 8 meeting of the Traffic and
Parking Advisory Committee.
Commuting sophomores would be
eligible for fringe lot parking if space
were available, according to the
The proposal also said further
restrictions might be placed on
resident juniors if the elimination of
resident sophomore parking did not
satisfy space needs. '
The Traffic and Parking Advisory
Committee includes faculty and staff,
as well as four students, among its
1 1 members.
Committee members .will make
recommendations to the vice chan
cellor of business and finance, and
those proposals will eventually be
presented to Chancellor Paul Hardin,
Last year, sophomores held 696 of
the 2,386 permits issued to students,
said John Gardner, UNC transpor
Kathy Haines, a UNC parking
administrator, said Friday that
sophomores only hold 208 permits
But that figure will probably
change after today's sale of extra
permits,' which were forfeited by
students who were issued permits but
did not pay for them or did not meet '
the payment deadline, Haines said. .
Permits that students sell back to
the Department of Transportation
are sold every Tuesday morning
throughout the year, so the numbers
of sophomores with permits may
increase later, Haines said.
Student Body President Kevin
Martin said students should be aware
of the contract mistake on sophomore
parking and know the issue has not
yet been resolved for the future.
"They (students) need to voice their
opinions and concerns," Martin said.
Parking is a tremendous problem
at UNC, and students undoubtedly
will have to suffer as improvements
are made, he said.
But faculty and staff should also
share part of the burden, Martin said.
"No one interest group is any more
See PARKING page 6
Tar Heels, 31-10,
to -begin-Brown era
By MIKE BERARDINO
COLUMBIA, S.C. It could
have been better; it could have been
worse. But as far as new coach Mack
Brown and his UNC football team
are concerned, the best thing about
Saturday night's much-dreaded sea
son opener against South Carolina
is that it's over.
Before a Williams-Brice Stadium
crowd of 73,275, including Republi
can vice-presidential nominee Dan
Quayle, the Tar Heels stayed with the
19th-ranked Gamecocks for a while.
But in the end, USC's twin advan
tages of speed and experience paved
the way for the home team's 31-10
Todd Ellis, South Carolina's
carved the UNC secondary for 290
yards passing and two touchdowns.
Tailback Harold Green accounted for
the Gamecocks' other two TDs,
juking and jiving his way to a 100
"We're disappointed; we came in
here wanting to win the ballgame,"
Brown said afterwards. "Shoot, we
were onside kicking late, we were
trying to do anything we could
possibly do to get back in the thing,
which probably made the score more
than it would have been if we hadn't
made those decisions."
Indeed, Hamp Greene's 28-yard
field goal with 6:40 left in the game
pulled North Carolina within two
touchdowns, at 24-10, and gave the
Tar Heels at least a slight measure
of hope for a miracle comeback. But
the ensuing onside kick was recovered
by the Gamecocks, who, then
marched the remaining 40 yards to
the end zone in just six plays to put
the game out of UNC's reach and
cover the 14-point spread.
See FOOTBALL page 10
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Tar Heel defensive tackle Roy Barker (92) stops South Carolina fullback Mike Dingle (6) In Saturday night's 31-10 loss
Don't talk about yourself ; it will be done when you leave, Wilson Mizner