E R EDIT! Jl mm m m in u i tin i ii 100th Year of Editorial Freedom Est. 1893 Serving the students and the University community since 1893 C 1992 DTH Publishing Corp. All rights reserved. Volume 100, Issue 41 Thursday, June 18, 1992 Chapel Hill, North Carolina NcWSporoArta 962-0245 BurineWAdvmuinf 962-1 163 E E K I 5H rtHl. . til ii r 1 1 aor 1 1 ) NBA experts predict By David J. Kupstas Sports Editor Former UNC 3-point wizard Hubert Davis likely will become the school's third first-round draft selection in two years at next week's NBA Draft. A sampling of NBA scouts and coaches indicated this week that Davis will be selected somewhere in the middle or toward the end of the first round: Allan Bristow, Charlotte Hornets head coach: "We've got the second pick and the 35th pick, and he'll never make it to 35." University seeks to host debate By Anna Griffin Associate Editor Preliminary plans are underway to bring the three stars of the 1992 presidential season George Bush, Bill Clinton and Ross Perot to UNC for a debate sometime this fall, University officials said this week, The debate would take place in September or early October, prob ably in the Kenan Center or the Fri day Center, said Stephen Tepper, associate general secretary for the Bicentennial Observance Office. The debate would be a joint pro duction by the Bicentennial Obser vance Committee and Hamilton Pro ductions, a Washington, D.C.- based production company that has pro duced several "Watch on Washing ton" call-in shows, Tepper said. Jay Hamilton, a UNC graduate and head of Hamilton Productions, said plans for the debate were in a preliminary stage, and that the pro duction company had not yet begun to look for funding for the project. "We haven't even begun reaching out on it yet," Hamilton said. "Pres ently, we're gauging whether there's any interest in such a debate. You have to get a sponsor before you can go ahead with any solid planning," : Although he would like to use an older campus building such as the Playmakers Theater, Tepper said weather conditions probably would require organizers to hold a debate at a newer facility. "I would like to hold it in one of our older buildings, but the air conditioning systems in many of them no longer work," he said. Chancellor Paul Hardin said Tepper had mentioned the idea to him at a recent meeting, although he had not heard any specifics. 'That would be really neat, but I haven't heard anything," he said. "I would absolutely support plans to bring a debate here." The Committee on Presidential Debates recently announced plans to sponsorthree presidential debates and one vice-presidential debate. The commission said the locations of the presidential debates, which will be held Sept. 22, Oct. 4 and Oct. 15, would be announced in several weeks. UNC, Edwards claim victory By Anna Griffin Associate Editor The Step-4 grievance hearing of UNC Police Officer Keith Edwards against the University ended Friday with both sides declaring themselves the winner in the two-year-old case. Edwards, an 1 8-year veteran of the UNC pol ice force, contends in her griev ance that the University discriminated against her because of her race and gender when department leaders pro moted Lt. Marcus Perry to the position of crime prevention officer (CPO) in November 1990. Edwards was the other applicant for the position, which involves coordinat ing crime prevention programs between the public safety department and UNC students and staff members. Although Judge Beecher Gray will not issue a recommendation until July or August and the State Personnel Com mission will not make a final ruling until this fall, Edwards' attorney Alan McSurely said Monday that he hoped Edwards would be given the CPO posi tion. 'The simplest thing would be to place Officer Edwards in the CPO job and to give her an apology for the way they have jerked her around for the past couple of years," McSurely said. Edwards contends that the decision to promote Perry over her was another Chuck Dou glas, a Washing ton Bullets scout: "He should defi nitely be a first round selection. I can't see him be ing on the board past 23 or 24." TonyDeLeo, assistant coach of the Philadelphia 76ers: "I would Km X 1 L f Hubert Davis expect him to go anywhere from maybe 20 to 27. I would be surprised if he Housekeepers take aim at state salary schedules By Peter Wallsten Editor RALEIGH Several UNC house keepers and their advocates traveled to Raleigh last week, but many left frus trated about what they called the state's "three-corner" attack against their ef forts for higher pay and better treat ment. "We feel like a ball being thrown around," said Marsha Tinnen, who has been a housekeeper at the University for about 1 1 years. The group, which included lOhouse keepers and one representative from the Durham-based Southerners for Eco nomic Justice, traveled in a state-owned van, sponsored by the Campus Y, to lobby legislators and state personnel officials. They were scheduled to meet with Rep. Joe Hackney, D-Orange, but Hackney was forced to cancel. The housekeepers, who filed a griev ance against the University a year ago, are demanding higher pay, better train ing programs andfair supervision. They hope to set up a meeting early next month with legislators, state personnel officials and Chancellor Paul Hardin to discuss the issues. "It's like the three-comer defense," said Matthew Stewart, who works with attorney Alan McSurely and led the group to Raleigh. McSurely is repre senting the housekeepers in their griev ances against the University. Members of the housekeepers' move ment have asked state Rep. Anne Barnes, D-Orange, to organize the meeting. "It could be a chance to just sit and talk informally," Barnes said. Rep. Joe Hack L 3 NO SALARY RANGE C Iwrct: law fwart OMct $20,000 5' - PAY GRADE 1 1 50 A I IK www $11,315 W.W1 $15,000 $12,500 $10,000 example of continuing discrimination against her and other black and female officers. Prior to 1987, Edwards was the only black woman on the UNC police force. But David Parker, an assistant attor ney general reporesenting the Univer sity, said throughout the three-day hear ing that previous complaints by Edwards and other officers were not at issue and should not be resurrected. "This is a very simple case," Parker said in his opening arguments last Wednesday. "Keith Edwards applied for a promotion. Another candidate got the job. Keith Edwards has to prove that but for her race, and but for her sex, she would have gotten the job. "We are not here to litigate the entire history of Officer Keith Edwards." Parker said Tuesday that University officials had asked him not to comment on the case. In March 1990, Lt. Marcus Perry was selected to fill the position of crime prevention officer. In the move, Sgt. Ned Comar, who was several weeks from retirement, was moved into an auxiliary position funded by a police trust fund. Because Comar moved into a posi tion not salaried by tax money, the move did not constitute apromotion, and there fore the vacancy did not have to be posted or opened to applicants, Parker said during the hearing. "This was not I've filed so many grievances, it's kind of hard to keep up with first-round knockout for Hubert Davis lasted early into the second round." Rob Babcock, director of scouting for the Denver Nuggets: "I've got Hubert going somewhere between 20 and 30, may be even 1 8 to 30, but he could sneak up in the middle of the first round." Both Davis and UNC head coach Dean Smith refused to comment until after the draft. Two of Davis' former teammates were taken in the first round of the 1 99 1 draft. The Boston Celtics chose Rick Fox with the 24th pick, while the Sacra mento Kings chose Pete Chilcutt 27th. Four years ago, few people thought ney, D-Orange, and Sen. Howard Lee, D-Orange, both said they would attend such a meeting, and that they supported the housekeepers' cause. "I very much would like to see us do more for the housekeepers," Lee said. "I don't know if we can thisyear. There's so much pressure on this budget and so little revenue." Although Chancellor Hardin refused to organize the meeting, he said this week that he would provide a location for a conference between the four sides. In the past two months, Hardin has met twice with a group of about 10 house keepers and their attorneys. "In our prev ious meetings, they asked me to convene a meeting with state representatives," Hardin said. "I told them that it wasn't within my power to convene a meeting, but that I would provide a place for them to meet if they could organize something." In its budget proposal finalized Fri day, the state House of Representatives voted to increase the "salaries of most state employees, including the house keepers, by $522. In addition, the House approved measures that would allocate unneeded funds from a performance pay reserve to implement the acceler ated pay plan, which was established in 1989 to help increase salaries of the state's lowest-paid employees. At press time, the Senate still was conferring about its budget proposal. Barnes said that although in past year she had been unsuccessful convincing legislature to increase the housekeep ers' salaries, changes could occur in the See HOUSEKEEPERS, page 2 PAY GRADE 52 $18,757 PAY GRADE 51 $17,996 A f t11'7, u, I : UNCKMrKM QVE RABflUM $iff767Jaa. really a vacancy," he said. "This was a transfer of an officer into another posi tion." In response to grievances filed by four UNC police officers, including Edwards, Chancellor Paul Hardin or dered that the position be reopened and posted University-wide. Edwards and Perry, who had been serving as CPO since March, both applied for the job in New deans to lead pharmacy, social work schools By Gerri Baer Staff Writer The University will welcome new deans to the Schools of Pharmacy and Social Work July 1. William Campbell will end his term as dean of the Auburn University School of Pharmacy to head the phar macy school at UNC, while the School of Social Work wilt come under the leadership of Richard Edwards, dean of the Mandel School of Applied So cial Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. The UNC Board of Governors ap proved the appointments June 12. Campbell seeks a balance William Campbell will take over outgoing Dean Tom Miya's position. Davis would ever turn out to be pro material. He came out of B urke, Va., as a lightly regarded high school player, his biggest claim to fame being that he was the nephew of former UNC star Walter Davis. Hubert Davis played spar ingly as a freshman, averaging only 3.3 points per game. His scoring numbers rose signifi cantly the next two years, jumping to 9.6, then 13.3 ppg. As the lone senior on the 1991-92 UNC squad, Davis led the Tar Heels with 21.4 ppg on his way to earning second-team All-ACC honors. Davis was UNC's main threat from Phillips takes stands , By Josh Boyer Staff Writer On May 15, a crowd of more than 100 students, faculty and administra tors gathered in front of Silent Sam to express their outrage at the refusal of the Simi Valley jury to convict the Los Angeles police officers who allegedly beat motorist Rodney King. Marion Phillips, associate dean of the School of Medicine, went just to listen but ended up addressing the crowd when someone suggested he speak. Phillips' impromptu speech became one of the most electrifying moments of the entire protest. "In times like this it becomes im portant for people of enlightened good will to stand up and say this does not represent what I really feel our soci ety, as a leader in the world, should be," he said in an interview. "This is not what I want to put my stamp of silent approval on and pass to the next generation." Phillips, who holds masters degrees in both theology and ministry, recently said he rejected the media's character ization of what happened in Los An geles after the verdict as "riots," add ing that he preferred the term "rebel lions." "The country has not dealt with the issues of justice, and therefore we con stantly experience rebellions," Phillips said in an interview last week. "I would not say the Boston Tea Party was a 'riot.' "The British would have said it, but we say its a 'rebellion.' It's always a question of who is defining it." Throughout his nearly 20-year ca reer, Phillips has taken stands and spo ken out on issues such as civil rights, the Vietnam War and divestment from South Africa. At times he has "caught flak" for his stands, but he said: "If I have caught flak, it's because I was with individu als who have shaped some important questions and improved the quality of life, and I don't mind catching flak in order to do that." Phillips emphasized that he had not taken monumental risks in standing up for what he believed in. Sitting in his office last week, he said he wondered where one could learn the sort of courage it takes to risk one's life for a cause. Phillips said he marveled at the courage of the African Americans who fought for the Union in the Civil War, knowing that the Confederates kil led all African Ameri- in Step-1 August 1990. The two officers were interviewed by John DeVitto, then-public safety di rector, and Major Robert Porreca, the CPO's direct supervisor. The interview included about 30 questions, created by DeVitto. Edwards contends that Perry was al lowed to submit written answers to the questions while Edwards was subjected "My challenge is to seek a balance between research, instruction and the service capabilities of the school," Campbell said. "Achieving both bal ance andexcellence is the ultimate goal of any academic program." Miya said he was unsure what the future held for his career. "I'm going to continue to speak out for higher educa tion and bring in some dollars to the University," he said. Campbell said his research interests involved the long-term effects of drug use. "I look forward to working with the outstanding pharmacists in that field at UNC," he said. Miya taught at Purdue University in the early 1 970s, the same time Campbell - wasstudyingforhisdoctorateatPurdue. "I am confident that Campbell will con tinue to increase the school's image in 3-point range his last two seasons, hit ting 48.9 percent (64 for 131) in 1991 and 42.9 percent (85 for 198) in '92. "He's just a solid player in all as pects," Douglas said. "He's not going to make other players around him better, but he's a no-mistake player and you can do a lot worse than that." Said DeLeo: "What impresses scouts is he's almost a self-made player. He came in, worked hard and every year developed his game. That's the type of player you know will continue to de velop in the future with the right attitude and work ethic that is necessary." v 1 f i ; '-v.L 1 t . " ; DTHDaleCaslle Marion Phillips, associate dean of the medical school, discusses his role on campus cans they captured. . Phillips recalled his days at Clark Atlanta University when he and his colleagues participated in the civil rights movement. "I don't care what anybody says, it was the best of times," he said. "We honestly believed we were fulfilling the dreams of our forbearers that we were beginning to change what was put in place during Reconstruction. "The leading industrial democracy was being lead by young college stu dents to change the very fabric of soci ety. I doubt if anybody else will have that experience in the next 100 years." But Phillips said he also was optimis tic about the present generation of col lege students. He remembered Gloria grievance hearing to an oral interview. In a deposition taken last December, Perry said he had taken the test in a room by himself, McSurely said. But in his testimony last Thursday, Perry said he had been mistaken when he signed the deposition. "I made a m isstatement at that point," Perry said last week. "I didn't take a test. These were oral questions. I was all three areas teaching, research and service," he said. Campbell said he realized he would face obstacles in UNC's ongoing bud get crisis. "Budget cuts are a way of life in higher education, and the key is to maintain quality education above all else," he said. "It may be necessary to reduce enrollment or reallocate funds." Miya said, "Raising money from the private sector will be an important func tion for the new dean. It doesn't look like we're going into the next fiscal year fat, and the school must somehow meet the challenge." Campbell added that he hoped when he got to Chapel Hill, UNC would "beat Duke and win the ACC tournament." Edwards seeks active term The UNC School of Social Work them. Keith Edwards Scott Layden, director of basketball operations for the Utah Jazz, said Davis received strong ratings because he's already passed many of the tests that pro players must go through regularly. "He's played against the best compe tition possible," Layden said. "He's played in packed arenas with 20,000 people. He's had to hit big shots with people in his face. He's been put against all the variables that the great players have been forced to do." Davis also has UNC's brilliant tradi- See DAVIS, page 5 braves flak Steinem saying that young women today had accepted the changes Steinem's generation worked to achieve for women. That comment also is reflective of African-American students, he said. "They're going to take for granted that things have changed, but they're also going to run into some of the backlash," Phillips said. "And they are going to be mad. "Many young people really believe in the American dream. They believe that if you've done your homework that you deserve a fair shot, and when they don't get that fair shot they're going to be mad. They won't acqui- See PHILLIPS, page 2 confused when I gave the deposition. McSurely also suggested that the questions asked of Edwards and Perry came from a textbook Perry had re ceived several weeks earlier when he attended crime prevention officer's school. Edwards attended the school in 1980 and did not have the textbook. See EDWARDS, page 2 also will start the next year under new leadership. Richard Edwards said he aimed to "work to secure a new build ing to house the school and continue the movement of UNC's School of Social Work in a positive direction." Edwards said he would deal with the University' s budget cuts "the best way lean. "The budget problems require that deans become much more involved in fundraising activities," he said. Edwards' said he also would con tinue to develop the new Ph.D. pro gram and would become involved in the community. Edwards will succeed Dean John Turner, who has been highly visible and involved in the Chapel Hill- See DEANS, page 2

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