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Volume 96, Issue 51
By BETH RHEA
; University research grants topped
$100 million for the second conse
cutive year in 1987-88, Chancellor
Paul Hardin announced at Friday's
Faculty Council meeting.
Last-year's awards totaled $127.9
million, an increase of $22.7 million
over the 1986-1987 figure of $105.2
Despite previous concerns that
research was rivaling teaching as a
University priority, several adminis
trators and faculty members said they
saw the dramatic increase as a
positive sign of the University's
uIt certainly is a real tribute to our
research faculty that this increase has
occurred," said Patricia Poteat,
associate vice chancellor for research.
"It's particularly striking inasmuch as
research monies from the federal
government have been declining
steadily over the last five to seven
By CHARLES BRITTAIN
The Town of Chapel Hill has
established improved ' relations
between the town and University as
a major priority for the coming year.
According to a -jnemorandum
presented to the Chapel Hill Town
Council on Sept. 12, town-University
relations is one of a number of issues
of concern for the coming year.
The memorandum presents five
topics confronting town government,
and it also projects possible future
dates of discussion on the individual
- The memorandum, presented by
Town Manager David Taylor, des
By ANDREW WATERS
Student Government and Res
idence Hall Association leaders
are withholding funds meant to
help fund a free late-night shuttle
between North and South Campus
because they are not satisfied with
; the current service.
Kevin Martin, student body
president, and Jimmy Randolph,
RHA president, plan, to meet
today with Donald Boulton, vice
chancellor and dean of student
affairs, to discuss the shuttle's
The late-night shuttle service is
free, but student government and
RHA are upset because the shuttle
is a station wagon rather than a
Martin said Tuesday that he
halted the transfer of funds when
he received a letter from the
Chapel Hill Transportation
Department outlining the condi
tions of the service.
"We haven't sent the money
yet," said Martin. "I'm still unsure
as to what we're paying for and
if it is what was agreed on.
"I need to feel satisfied that
we're paying for at least the same
service that we thought we were
going to get."
In the letter to Martin, Robert
Godding, Chapel Hill director of
transportation, said the shuttle
could remain free only if officials
continue to use a station wagon
to transport passengers and if an
average of more than 50 pas
sengers use the service each night.
Jimmy Randolph, RHA pres
Poteat said one reason for the
funding increase was that many
University researchers had begun to
establish reputations for themselves
beyond the campus.
"I think weVe got an awful lot of
faculty who are coming into their own
as researchers of national and inter
Contrary to the view that expanded
research could be detrimental to
teaching, Poteat said that research
would improve teaching.
"It provides opportunities for
graduate students to gain experience
in their fields," she said.
Both Hardin and Dennis O'Con
nor, acting provost but formerly vice
chancellor of research, had contrib
uted to the increase, she said.
They both had demonstrated 'Very
strong support of faculty research,"
George Kennedy, a classics profes
sor, said the marked increase in funds
was not indicative of a significant
change in priorities for the University.
cribes town-University relations as a
"major area of endeavor," and says
action by the town in this area "is
probably more important than in
. most other areas."
The memorandum recognizes traf
fic, parking, housing and cooperation
in dealing with solid waste as issues
of importance for the University and
When asked his opinion on town
University relations, council member
David Godschalk said, "This town
council is extremely open where the
. University and students are
"This council is interested in
maintaining a two-way flow of
ident, said that although RHA had
approved the shuttle expenditure,
the money would not be trans
ferred until he and Martin meet
Randolph also said he was
dissatisfied with the service.
"The present setup isn't what
we're looking for at all," Randolph
said. "I'm not sure we're getting
the kind of return on our money
that we're looking for."
Randolph said he thought no
one would use the shuttle if it
continues to be a station wagon.
He also said he believed the shuttle
would run until 2 a.m., not just
"I expected at least a 15-person
capacity van," he said. "I assumed
that it (the shuttle) would run from
seven to two, as I has been told.
If we're going to have a shuttle
at all, it's got to be the kind of
shuttle that students are going to
John Gardner, UNC transpor
tation planner, said the shuttle is
being run as it is to reduce
operating costs and to ensure the
shuttle is eligible for federal
Now, the University and the
federal government split any UNC
transportation costs that remain
after the fares taken in are sub
tracted, Gardner said. In order to
qualify for the federal portion of
this funding, a fare for the service
"If you're going to run service
fare-free, you still have to account
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"It's not a new emphasis," he said.
"For many years there has been a
gradual development of the research
function of the University."
Poteat said research is essential to
the teaching mission of the Univer
sity. "If the well runs dry if a faculty
member is unable to enlarge, enrich,
strengthen, increase his store of ideas
then what that professor has to
give his or her students will be
diminished," she said.
Kennedy also emphasized the
importance of professors conducting
research to stay abreast of the latest
developments in their fields.
He noted, however, that emphasis
on research posed a risk that teaching
would be neglected.
"Some departments put all their
priorities" in their graduate programs
and research and dont invest a whole
lot of creativity into undergraduate
teaching," he said.
Kennedy said it was not so much
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communication between the Univer
sity and the town of Chapel Hill,"
Council member Jim Wallace said,
"Basically, Chapel Hill is a small town
and even though it constantly
growing, when you have so many
people living so close together coop
eration is a necessity."
When asked about the tensions
caused last year by the establishment
of the noise ordinance and its effect
on town-gown relations, Wallace
said, "It is inevitable that when you
are considering the needs of a large
number of people, the views toward
certain subjects will differ, but it is
important that relations between the
By KAREN DUNN
. A proposal to require warning
labels on all alcoholic beverages
unanimously passed the U.S. Senate
Commerce Committee last week, and
it may go to the Senate and House
floors for debate and ratification
before this session ends in October.
The label would read "Government
Warning: According to the Surgeon
General, women should not drink
alcohol during pregnancy because of
the risk of birth defects. Consumption
of alcoholic beverages impairs your
ability to drive a car or operate
machinery and may cause other
The committee, which is chaired by
CIA protesters to appear before Honor Court
By JUSTIN McGUIRE
Assistant University Editor
Five undergraduate students face
an open Honor Court hearing Thurs
day as a result of an April protest
against CIA recruitment on campus.
The hearing will be open to the
public at the request of the
Defendants Joey Templeton,
Kasey Jones and Steve Sullivan
attend UNC. Graham Entwistle and
Lisa House, students who are not
attending UNC this semester, also
face charges. All the students are
members of the CIA Action Com
The students are charged with
trespassing in University offices and
willfully obstructing normal activities
of the University, Entwistle said.
According to the Instrument of
Student Judicial Governance, the
maximum penalty for the trespassing
charge is probation, and the maxi
mum penalty for the obstruction
charge is expulsion from the
Entwistle said Tuesday he was not
concerned about the possibility of
being found guilty.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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town and University continue to
According to Trey Loughran,
UNC's student liaison to the town
council, one area that requires the
cooperative efforts of the University -and
the town is how to handle the
increase in population and economic
growth expected in the future.
The expected growth in Chapel
Hill is especially threatening to East
Franklin Street, Loughran said.
The Chapel Hill Planning Depart
ment's 1988 Comprehensive Plan, a
summary of the present and expected
future needs of the town, projects that
by the year 2025 the population of
Chapel Hill will have almost tripled.
Sen. Ernest Hollings, D-S.C, listened
last week to presentations saying
warning labels are necessary, said
Emilio Pardo, press secretary for the
"There was a testimony from a 17-year-old
witness who said that drink
ing and driving was a problem in her
circle, and she was concerned," Pardo
"Statistics showed an amazing
correlation between alcohol con
sumption during pregnancy and
infant mortality and birth defects,"
he said. Testimony about drunk
driving convinced the committee that
the bill is necessary, he said.
The bill has a good chance of
"This is an abuse of our civil rights.
We weren't infringing on the rights of
others. We were holding an
educational and symbolic protest and
the next thing we know we're in the
Joey Templeton, defendant
"I know after compiling our
defense that the charges are
unfounded," he said. .
On April 15, eight students were
arrested at Hanes Hall after lying on
the floor of Career Planning and
Placement Services' working area and
refusing official orders to leave.
Templeton said Monday that the
charges should never have been
brought against the protesters.
"This is an abuse of our civil
rights," she said. "We weren't infring
ing on the rights of others. We were
holding an educational and symbolic
"The increasing growth of Chapel
Hill is causing rent to rise for
businesses located on Franklin Street,
and this is driving out the traditional
businesses which catered to the needs
of students," he said.- , r
National chain stores that can
afford the increasing rent are replac
ing the student-oriented stores on
Franklin Street, Loughran said.
"If all Chapel Hill becomes is an
area filled with national chains with
neon signs everywhere, then Chapel
Hill will lose the small town atmos
phere it is known for," he said.
"A combined effort by the Univer
sity administration, the town and the
students is necessary in order to
passing both chambers of Congress,
Bill Hester, administrator, of the
N.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control
Commission, said he and his com
mittee were unaware that the pro
posal had passed, but they would go
along with it should it become law.
But not all parties involved are as
willing to cooperate.
"The industry feels that warning
labels are an ineffective method of;
education," said Jeff Becker, director
of alcohol issues with the Beer
Institute in Washington, D.C. "We
agree that more needs to be done for
public education, whether it be in
schools, through public service
protest and the next tning we know
we're in the Honor Court."
Undergraduate Student Attorney
General David Fountain said he is
not allowed to discuss the specifics
of any Honor Court case.
Entwistle said he feels the charges
are a result of pressure from the
Board of Trustees (BOT) and from
the administration to persecute the
"This is not about what we did,
but about what we say," Entwistle
said. "What we say is dissimilar to
what they want us to say."
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develop a long-range plan to look at
Chapel Hill and try to manage the
growth that the town government
foresees," he said.
Loughran said he is very pleased
about the receptive response of the
town council toward the ideas and
needs of students.
"It must be remembered that town
University relations is a three-legged
stool consisting of the town, the
administration and the students,",
Issues such as parking and the
future of Franklin Street require all
three parties to work together in a
cooperative effort for relations to
honestly improve, he said.-
announcements, whatever but not
labels. We're dead set against the idea
that labeling will solve the alcohol
abuse problem, and weVe written a
position statement that outlines that
' But regardless of whether the bill
becomes law, local alcohol vendors
don't expect the consumers to change
their drinking habits.
"I think my customers already
know the effects of alcohol and a label
won't change them," said Wade
Gayheart of The Beverage Outlet in
Chapel Hill. "It's no different than
warning labels on cigarettes. If people
want to smoke, they'll smoke. If they
want to drink, they're going to drink."
On Feb. 23, CIAAC members,
including several of the students
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a fruition of that resolution," he said.
BOT Chairman Robert Eubanks
said the Honor Court charges involve
a different incident than the resolu
tion did and the two are not related.
"I would hope that the student
honor system would run its own
course," he said. "To my knowledge,
the resolution had nothing to do with
(the Honor Court charges)."
But trustee Pope said although he.;
is not familiar with the specific Honor,
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