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The Ubyssey Jan 13, 1976

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Array Feds fiddling with fees
Ubyssey Staff Reporter
OTTAWA — Within months, the
federal cabinet will make^ a
decision which could result in
drastic tuition fee increases and
fundamentally alter the way
universities deal with governments.
Plans for amendments to the
Fiscal Arrangements Act, which
indirectly provides the bulk of
money for university and community college operations, are
being discussed privately as the
government here announces
austerity measures and spending
Ominously, students appear to
be taking a minor role  in the
decision-making process, results of
which could interfere with
enrolment levels, expansion of
programs, university autonomy
and academic standards in every
At the same time, university
administrators, represented by the
Association of Universities and
Colleges of Canada (AUCC), ap
pear to be making progress in
selling the idea of a "national
universities policy" and of
federally encouraged "regional
centres of (academic) excellence."
If accepted, this would give the
federal government power over
university policy, formerly controlled exclusively by the
There are also pressures —
supported by the Canadian
Association of University Teachers
(CAUT) — for the government to
cut its broad-based (and unconditional) contributions to post-
secondary education by making
students pay greater tuition fees.
An extensive series of meetings
of    provincial,    federal    and
university officials begins this
month to thrash out the new law, to
be presented to parliament before
the end of the year.
On Monday, education ministers
from the nation arrived in Vancouver to discuss, among other
matters, their position on the act
revisions. They continue
discussions today and Wednesday.
The act they are debating is a
mind-boggling document with
intricate definitions and complicated equations.
It outlines a method of
calculating federal assistance for
post-secondary education while
providing a system of tax revenue
equalization among the provinces.
See page 3: STUDENTS
Good news
from ICBC?
Students can expect to get hit as
hard as everyone else by the
exorbitant Insurance Corporation
of British Columbia premium
hikes, but the good news is that
they won't be hit any harder.
Not this year, anyway.
ICBC public relations officer Bev
Penhall said Thursday ICBC will
not immediately go back to the
private insurance company
practice of charging drivers less
than 25 years of age higher rates
simply because they belong to an
age group whose drivers tend to
cause more accidents.
But Penhall did not rule out the
possibility of that the following
Penhall said that for 1976-77
premium year, under-25s would be
treated by ICBC the same as any
other age group.
"At this point in time, there are
no plans to make it any different
than it was last year," he said.
"However," he added, "there
are plans for an accident surcharge plan." He explained that
people causing accidents would
pay higher insurance premiums
because of their records.
This aspect of private insurance
was one of the biggest bones of
contention during the 1972
provincial election campaign,
during which the NDP pledged no-
fault insurance — ICBC.
Because drivers who were found
at blame for an accident had to pay
more for subsequent insurance,
they generally went to great
lengths to prove their alleged innocence. As a result, it often took
months and even years before
many major claims were settled.
However, not wishing, bad
drivers to get away completely
without paying high premiums, the
NDP instituted the system of
charging people higher driver
insurance if they had more than
five penalty points on their driving
record.   The   Social   Credit   ad
ministration plans to maintain this
system in addition to the accident
And a spokesman for B.C.
Hydro's transit division suggested
Thursday that if the higher ICBC
premiums drive people to make
more use of the buses, the
provincial government will have to
increase B.C. Hydro's transit
budget to offset such an increase.
David Flett, manager of
customer service and public
relations for the transit arm of the
public utility, said B.C. Hydro has
all operable buses in service.
"We're operating at capacity in
certain areas," he said.
In case of a large increase in use
of buses — he refused to say
whether or not B.C. Hydro expected this — he said: "We would
have to make recommendations
for added service."
According to traffic office
spokesman D. E. Smith, about
11,000 cars and 110 motorcycles
have been registered by UBC
students for parking space.
However, he said, as many as 15
per cent of the car owners may
have car pools and some of the
students have registered cars they
have sold in the meantime.
Jobs open
Due to recent promotions and
personnel shuffles within The
Ubyssey News Service, many
positions are currently vacant on
the Ubyssey staff.
Applicants interested in being
sports reporters, reviewers, sports
reporters, news reporters, sports
reporters, photographers and
sports reporters are urged to apply
in person, SUB room 241K, in the
northeast corner of the second
floor of SUB, any day after noon.
—matt king photo
PAPER AIRPLANE, product of great minds occupying civil engineering building, resides in lawn Monday as
suitable testimony to boredom of gears' life. Pimply-faced young red jackets, however, will soon move out
into real world, where similar products will earn them large salaries keeping capitalism on the move.
University bosses like Hardwick as new deputy
New deputy education minister
Walter Hardwick is seen by his
fellow academics as a good man
for the job because of his previous
academic experience.
"He's an excellent academician
and should be a good deputy
education minister," said UBC
administration president Doug
Kenny Monday.
"He's a strong university person
and I hope he'll be concerned with
the universities," said Simon
Fraser University president
Pauline Jewett. "I think he'll do a
good job."
Val George, acting president of
Notre Dame University, was "glad
someone with experience in
education" was the new deputy
And University of Victoria
president Harold Petch expressed
satisfaction that someone with
knowledge of universities had the
post, but added he was "concerned
to have both the minister and
deputy minister of education
coming from UBC, as well as
William Armstrong on the
universities council."
Hardwick is a UBC geography
prof and former director of the
centre for continuing education.
Education minister Pat McGeer is
from UBC's medical faculty and
a specialist in brain research.
Armstrong, who heads the
universities council, is a former
deputy president at UBC.
B.C. Teachers' Federation
president Bill Broadley criticized
the appointment because "two
university-oriented people could
mean priority will be given to
universities" to the possible
detriment of other areas of
The presidents of UBC, SFU and
UVic said they all hope primarily
to convince the government to
spend more money on post-
secondary education.
"We hope to get more money for
universities," said Petch. "B.C.
has the third lowest spending per
capita on education, and we're a
wealthy province."
He said the 15 per cent increase
in university funding proposed by
the former NDP government
would not be enough to cover much
more than salary increases and
would not cover new programs the
university has already started.
"We started a law program this
year, and we have f the first year
teachers. We have to add on to this
program each year until we have a
complete   three-year   program."
He said additional people would
See page 2: NDU
HARDWICK ... gets okay Page 2
Carleton mulls boycott
Tuesday, January 13, 1976
OTTAWA (CUP) — Carleton
University students are planning to
boycott classes and join a
province-wide march on Toronto
Jan. 21 to protest "massive and
regressive revisions" to the
student aid programs and the
dropping of the federally-
sponsored Opportunities For Youth
At a Carleton University
Students Association open meeting
Friday, CUSA president Dave
Dunn said "it appears both
governments are taking aim at
post-secondary education."-
The students predicted militant
action if the provincial and federal
governments continue to tamper
with the quality of and access to
post-secondary education.
It is expected that buses will be
rented by CUSA to get the students
from Ottawa to Toronto for the
Jan. 21 march.
Dunn sent a telegram to prime
minister Trudeau lashing out at the
federal government's dropping of
the OFY program which created
24,000 jobs for students last
"The direction of wage and price
controls and government expenditure cuts seems aimed at
placing the burden of your war
against inflation on those who can
least afford it," said Dunn's
telegram. "We find this totally
NDU president tickled
at Hardwick appointment
"The end of OFY means the end
of many students' opportunity to
continue their education."
The telegram also attacked
provincial proposals to increase
university and community college
fees by 65 per cent and to wipe out
the grant section in the student aid
The students also demanded the
federal government make public
fiscal transfer act negotiations.
This act includes money the
federal government gives the
province to finance student aid
programs and post-secondary
education programs.
Carleton has established an
office to co-ordinate and promote
student political action and it will
be this office which will monitor
the January boycott of classes and
the province-wide march on the
provincial legislature.
From page 1
have to be hired to teach new
courses offered in second year, and
the university law faculty would
have to be larger to accommodate
larger enrolment with the new
group of first year students.
Jewett said increased enrolment
at SFU means the university needs
more money to "support this increase."
Acting NDU president George
was especially concerned about the
future of that university.
"I'm glad the deputy minister is
someone who has experience with
the special needs of education in
the Interior," he said.
Hardwick, who Thursday
described the future of NDU as
"uncertain," worked with the NDP
government in its earlier decision
to make the university a satellite of
the coast universities.
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Former education minister
Eileen Dailly then released a
statement saying NDU would be
the first campus of an Interior
"The former education minister
made a definitive statement about
NDU when she said it would be the
first campus of the fourth
university," George said.
"We had indications from the
Social Credit party during the
campaign that they would not
change these plans. We certainty
hope this will be the case."
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professional expertise and international experience in the
area of social welfare. Gunnar Dybwad is currently
Professor of Human Development at Brandeis University,
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services for the mentally retarded in Canada.
Thursday, Jan. 15 — In Lecture Hall 2, Woodward Instructional Resources
Centre, at 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 17 — In Lecture Hall 2, Woodward Instructional Resources
Centre, at 8:15 p.m. (A Vancouver Institute lecture.)
Thursday, Jan. 22 — In Lecture Hall 2, Woodward Instructional Resources
Centre, at 12:30 p.m.
Noam Chomsky
Professor Chomsky is, in most linguists' opinion, the most
distinguished scholar in his field in the world. His
influence on linguistics has produced perhaps the greatest
change and revitallzation in the history of linguistics. He
is a lucid, patient, convincing, thought-provoking lecturer,
who stresses the importance of psychology and
philosophy in the study of language. He is a professor in
the Department of Linguistics at Massachusetts Institute
of Technology and has consistently drawn enormous
audiences throughout the world.
Friday, Jan. 23 — In Room 106, Buchanan Building, at 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 24 — In Lecture Hall 2, Woodward Instructional Resources
Centre, at 8:15 p.m. (A Vancouver Institute lecture.)
Michael Sheehan
Father Sheehan, a member of the Basilian order, is a
Canadian medievalist and enjoys an international
reputation for his work on canon law and especially
marriage law in the high Middle Ages. Dr. Sheehan has
been appointed as a visiting professor to the Department
of History from Jan. 1 to June 30. He will be teaching
some history courses and will be giving a series of lectures
in conjunction with the Medieval Studies program on
family, marriage, and the status of women and children
during the Middle Ages.
His  public   lectures  and  seminars  will   be  announced when details are
sponsored by
The Cecil H. and Ha Green Visiting Professorship Fund Tuesday, January  13,   1976
Page 3
AUCE leader loses appeal
The UBC administration has
refused to change its mind about
suspending a library stack attendent who declined to perform a
task he claims wasn't part of his
The next step for library worker
Ian Mackenzie, who is also
president of the Association of
University and College Employees, will be to request arbitration in the case.
Union members will decide at a
meeting Thursday whether or not
they want to absorb the expenses
involved in taking the case to arbitration.
On Jan. 6 Mackenzie and shop
steward Neil Bennett refused to
obey an instruction from their
supervisor to move a bookshelf
because they felt the job was under
physical plant's jurisdiction.
The following day the pair were
called into librarian Erik de
Bruijn's office who handed them
letters informing them they were
suspended without pay for five
The suspensions  are,   next   to
Bus service
extended to
end of term
Extended bus service from the
bookstore to B lot will continue this
term, according to administration
vice-president Chuck Connaghan.
The regular bus hours — 7:30-
9:30 a.m. and 3:30-6 p.m. — have
been extended until midnight from
Monday to Friday, Connaghan said
last week.
The extended bus service began
on a trial basis late last term in
response to a petition demanding
improvements in safety measures
on campus to prevent rapes.
firing, the strictest disciplinary
measures allowed by the
agreement between AUCE and the
Mackenzie "earlier said
suspensions are rarely imposed
before an employee receives a
warning, and said he suspected the
library was making an example of
After following the usual
grievance procedure of confronting his immediate supervisor
and then department head, without
gaining results, Mackenzie
brought his case before the union
grievance committee.
The committee met with the
university's labor committee, but
failed to get the library's
disciplinary action reversed.
"The university labor committee
has investigated the matter and
has "reaffirmed the initial
decision," said Wes Clark, a labor
committee member, Monday.
"It is our opinion that the
suspension was just," he added.
Clark, also the assistant personnel director, added that job
descriptions are not specified in
He said the committee's decision
to uphold the suspensions was
based on the functions usually
performed by personnel in various
job categories.
Mackenzie is unhappy with the
decision. "They Had their minds
made up before they even sat
down," he said Monday, referring
to the labor committee.
On Monday, de Bruijn again
refused to comment on the case.
He said Wednesday he would not
comment because the case was
before the union's grievance
De Bruijn said Monday he would
not comment because he didn't
want to interfere in the case. He
also declined to explain why
Mackenzie and Bennett were
handed such strict disciplinary
DIGGING AWAY at what used to be part of pleasant grassy knoll at
south exit of SUB, large hoe grabs another chunk of dirt to be loaded
on truck and  hauled away. Dump trucks will soon be replaced by
—matt king photo
cement trucks, which will haul in yards and yards of hard stuff for
wonderful new glorious covered pool. And we'll take pictures of that,
too, as we continue to record the saga of the pool.
Students left out of decision making
From page 1
Basically, the federal government offers
to share 50-50 most of the operating costs of
most public and private post-secondary
institutions recognized by the provinces.
Last year, the federal government gave
B.C. more than $100 million through the act,
and more than $1.2 billion to all the
provinces for higher education. This year,
because a 15 per cent limit in annual increases set in 1972 will be reached for the
first time, the fiscal transfers are set at $1.67
Funds obtained from tuition fees (about 15
per cent of the total) and endowments are
added to provincial government grants in
calculating the matching federal funding.
That means provincial governments pay
about 35 per cent of university and college
operating costs.
Not surprisingly, the provinces don't mind
receiving the money from Ottawa,
especially since no strings are attached. The
provincial governments can choose which
institutions to spend their money on, and
don't even have to use the money received
for post-secondary education.
The education ministers have generally
remained silent about their position on the
act. It is unlikely they would support any
move to cut funds to their treasuries.
But the universities, in what appears to be
a shrewd move, are giving the provinces
another problem by offering Ottawa a tradeoff of increased federal control of university
policy in exchange for increased money.
Officially, the AUCC is remaining silent
pending a private meeting Thursday between its executive and prime minister
Pierre Trudeau. "I don't want to say
anything about the content of our brief until
then," AUCC president Michael Oliver said
last week.
But a copy of the association's first draft
brief, discussed at a board of directors
meeting in October, shows an awareness of
the balance between federal and provincial
The AUCC supports its argument against
"provincialization" of universities with
arguments for academic "centres of excellence."
"The general effect of federal funding by
unconditional transfers . . . has been a
provincialization of universities to such a
degree that there is little assurance that
national objectives will receive attention
commensurate with their importance for
balance university development," the brief
"The reliability of Canadian university
standards, a consequence of the development of 10 university systems each with 50
per cent of their costs born by Ottawa,
carries with it a danger of insufficient
diversity and insufficient concentration of
resources to produce true centres of excellence."
In general, AUCC says there is a tendency
for provincial governments to duplicate
resources, resulting in several mediocre
quality institutions. It points out, as an
example, the unfeasibility of having Asian
studies programs in every province.
But the association is believed to be afraid
that any change the government makes now
in funding arrangements might cost the
university money, so Oliver is expected to
ask Trudeau not to do anything major for
the next two years.
Meanwhile, CAUT takes a bolder stand,
insisting that provincial governments be
bypassed and funds be provided directly to
the universities from Ottawa.
CAUT points out the problems .of
provincialization similar to the ones AUCC
But CAUT in its brief goes beyond the
request for direct federal aid for university
operating expenses. It says students should
be required to pay higher fees.
CAUT claims costs of running universities
have increased greatly in recent years while
tuition fees remained stable.
"We conclude that the fee component
should, at a minimum, remain stable in the
mix of financial resources, and this implies
annual cost-of-living adjustment to the fee
component. To this extent, we support increased student fees ..."
The CAUT position parallels that of a now-
disbanded secretive federal-provincial task
force on student aid, which had been
working since June 1974 on a program to
amend the Canada Student Loans Act.
The task force was considering a large-
scale change of the loan system, which
would force students to pay a much greater
percentage of their education costs, and
repay the government with increased loan
Students were excluded from participating directly in the task-force decisionmaking, even though they are the people
who will be most affected by the decisions.
Students also are being excluded from the
debate on the Fiscal Arrangements Act.
An official in the secretary of state
department, which administers the act, said
policy officials consider submissions from
AUCC and CAUT important in forming their
own recommendations to their minister,
Hugh Falkner.
He neglected to mention the National
Union of Students.
When asked about the omission, the official noted that "NUS represents a lot less
than 100 per cent of students in Canada."
He later clarified his remarks by saying
NUS has made a submission to his department and that the submission is being
NUS executive secretary Dan O'Conner
admitted the organization hasn't pursued
with maximum vigor its presentations on
the Fiscal Arrangements Act, pointing out
the organization's executive has been occupied with the student loan plan controversies.
O'Conner also said the person who. was
researching the fiscal arrangements issue
and prepared recommendations for the fall
NUS conference in Fredricton, is now in
The NUS recommendations, sent to the
secretary of state department with detailed
explanations, include the organization's
insistence that tuition fees be abolished.
NUS asks that "tuition fees not be considered part of the financial sources for
post-secondary education and that the fiscal
transfers be conditional on the abolition of
tuition fees."
NUS also approved motions asking that all
moneys granted to provinces through the
act should be used for post-secondary
education, and joined with CAUT and the
AUCC in asking the 15 per cent annual limit
on funding increases be eliminated.
But NUS faces an uphill battle in getting
its points across.
Both the AUCC and CAUT want the
federal government to take a greater role in
post secondary education policy making.
That is attractive to the federal government, which might see an opportunity to get
some tangible political returns for the
money it spends.
It may also result in a constitutional battle
between the provincial and federal
governments, since the British North
America Act clearly specifies that the
provinces have jurisdiction over education.
But while the provinces and the federal
government have the resources to press
their self-interests, the position of students
and the NUS is less than perfect.
The proposal by CAUT that students be
required to pay increased tuition fees has
obvious appeal to the provinces and federal
The AUCC also is believed to support
increased tuition fees, although it has not
yet mustered this courage to state its
opinion publicly.
And NUS so far has been unable to
mobilize massive enough support to convince the federal and provincial
bureaucrats, university administrators and
teachers of the merits of its position.
It remains to be seen what that failure will
mean for students' pocketbooks and accessibility to post-secondary education. Page 4
Tuesday, January 13, 1976
Tuition up?
Tough times are ahead for UBC students, but few seem to
Government bureaucrats, university officials and teachers
are scheming to raise tuition fees to an unprecedented extent.
They are quietly working out revisions to the little-known
Fiscal Arrangements Act, which provides the bulk of money
for Canadian post-secondary education.
The law was written in the mid-"1960's, when the
bureaucrats thought students attending universities and
colleges were necessary to fuel the economy.
Students would graduate into the corporate hierarchies,
finding ways to provide even greater profits to the people
running the nation.
Times have changed. Students are now a drain on the
corporate economy. There is a shortage of people to do the
shit jobs, the ones university graduates are supposed to be
educated away from.
So the federal government wants to cut "its aid to
universities and the provinces don't want to pick it up.
And cynical university administrators and teachers see
putting down students as a way of protecting their own
They see how, if the federal government cuts its aid to
post-secondary education and contributions from the
provinces don't increase, their jobs and institutions are in
So they say students should pay extra. And they play
power games with the federal government, offering an
illusion of increased federal control over the universities in
exchange for the money.
The whole business is repulsive. Increased tuition fees will
naturally benefit the sons and daughters of the elite,
including the university administrators and teachers pushing
for increased fees.
Accessible, honest and egalitarian universities will wither,
at the expense of those which can attract "quality" students
and faculty.
The times are ominous. But the students don't seem to
care. They have taken almost no interest in what is happening
in Ottawa and Victoria.
I was very disappointed when I
got my master of arts degree in the
mail today.
Instead of a beautiful parchment
with Gothic lettering like the
degrees I got from McGill, it is a
tiny little mass-produced thing
hardly suitable for framing.
It is not even as nice as the
doctor of divinity degree of the
Universal Life Church which
anyone can buy for $30. Does our
university have to be so cheap?
Bill Anglin
Open letter to fhe CBC:
Although you may find this
complaint a negative one, please
consider my position and
proposals. Effective Jan. 3, 1976
the Bugs Bunny cartoon show was
Despite the networks many
years running this show I feel its
cancellation was a terrible mistake
on your part. Naturally, a long-
running, prime-time television
show develops growing and loyal
fan support.
I am definitely one of these many
fans for several reasons. Bugs'
humor and that of his cohorts is
more than just children's entertainment; as often times I have
observed adults laughing uncontrollably — even more so than
their children during the program.
Also, the elaborate use of color in
the animate series is beyond
comparison except for full-length
Walt Disney movies.
My proposal is that Bugs Bunny
should not be cancelled but moved
to another time slot. Perhaps,
gentlemen, Bugs could be at a
more appropriate evening hour,
say 8:30 p.m., or perhaps even
more appropriately after your CBC
National News in place of "Capital
After all wouldn't Canadians
rather hear Daffy Duck saying
"sufferin' succotash" rather than
Pierre Trudeau explaining the
meaning of "fuddle duddle," or
Yosemite Sam saying "tarnation
to inflation" rather than Robert
Stanfield explaining controls for
Bugs' humor has brightened
and enlightened many Canadians
and to end my argument and
complaint I quote Bugs himself:
"What's up Doc?" Get with it
gentlemen, put Bugs back on the
air and relieve our newest national
headache, the cancellation of Bugs
Sincerely for bunny power,
Hugh MacKinnon
education 3
Our Bugs Bunny expert cannot
remember Daffy ever saying
"suffering succotash" but even if
he has the line was stolen from its
rightful owner — Sylvester.
Recently the staff of The
Ubyssey has been loudly complaining that they haven't been
receiving any letters. They attribute this to their excellent style
of reporting that nobody could
possibly raise a finger to complain
about. I would like to take the time
to set them straight on this point.
In actual fact, most people are so
apathetic about that schlock rag
called a newspaper that they
consider it not worthy of their time
to express an opinion about it. For
example, the last edition of the
year, which came out just before
the strike by the misguided, power-
happy library workers, contained
numerous articles about the strike.
This in itself is not bad, except
that every one was biased in favor
of the unionists: a particularly
conspicuous one on the front page
proclaimed that we the students,
like The Ubyssey staff, should
support AUCE and honor the
picket lines.
Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout the
university year by the Alma Mater Society of the University .of
B.C. Editorial opinions are those of the staff and not of the AMS
or the university administration. Member, Canadian University
Press. The Ubyssey publishes Page Friday, a weekly commentary
and review. The Ubyssey's editorial, off ices are located in room
241K of the Student Union Building. Editorial departments,
228-2301; Sports, 228-2305; Advertising, 228-3977.
Editor: Gary Coull
My name is Gary Coull. I am the brains behind The Ubyssey — usually
about two hours behind everybody else, they tell me. But I'll fix them. I'll
assign them their proper places in the unwieldy body of The Ubyssey.
There's Doug Rushton, the ruptured spleen and sometimes varicose vein.
And Dave Wilkinson, the nimble fingers. Bill Tieleman the ears, peered over
his shoulder, and Ralph Maurer just stood there, the beer belly. In
wandered Mark Lepitre, the armpit. Gregg Thompson, the gonad, saw very
little action, unlike Susan Alexander, the kneecap. Heather Walker, the
larnyx, was characteristically subdued, and Matt King was the usual
discerning eye. How could I forget Sue Vohanka, the ingrown toenail' Or
Mark Buckshon, the shadow? And of course, there's Nancy Southam, the
strong right arm.
The Ubyssey also has three strong left arms, but they weren't around
today. All we really need is a backbone . . .
A newspaper article is supposed
to be written to convey the facts of
a situation to the readers in a way
that makes the view of the writer
unknowable. It is not the place of a
newspaper to try to influence
public opinion. The place for a
newspaper to express its own
opinion, if it is capable of forming
one, is on the editorial page.
This brings up another point. I
can't help but notice the size of the
type used in printing the editorials.
To me this indicates one of two
things. Perhaps the paper is trying
to make certain we'll be able to
read them, in light of the recent
disclosures on university
I can't speak for other students,
of course, but I'm quite proud of
my ability to read an entire Dick
and Jane book in less than 20
minutes. The only other alternative, then, is that the editor is
trying to fill up space since he has
really nothing of importance to
Perhaps he'll think of a good
rebuttal to this letter, though.
The Ubyssey considers the Alma
Mater Society subsidy of the
newspaper as being worthwhile. I
think a better use of the money
would be to send me somewhere
south to live for a year. Even
better, the Ubyssey staffers could
be sent somewhere north (or east)
to live for the next 10 years.
Stephen Clark
science 3
The Ubyssey staff has no desire
to leave Vancouver at the moment
but if there is some way of getting
rid of you we're all for it.
From your letter it appears you
have a few problems and the
vacation might do you good.
To begin at the top, you refer to
the AUCE strikers as "misguided,
[and] power-happy." For someone
who has somehow managed to
make it to science 3 this statement
is hard to believe considering the
reasonable  AUCE  demands   and
the great lengths they went to to
avoid a strike.
The Ubyssey didn't arrive at a
position on the strike until we
looked at all the details and when it
became evident to us that the
strike was justified we supported
Our news articles on the subject
were fair representations of both
points of view although you clearly
had some difficulty reading them
in light of your comment on their
As for the front page story urging
students to support the picket line
— that, dumb-dumb, was an
editorial purposely put on the front
page for more emphasis.
You seem to have a serious lack
of continuity in your thoughts. You
make a big production about the
fact that we use different body type
for the editorials, intentionally
done to distinguish them from
news stories.
Steve, you failed to notice that
the front page" "story" you chastize
us for was also printed in big type
so it would clearly be labelled an
editorial for guys like you.
Better get either your glasses or
your eyes checked.
Your statement that a
newspaper should not influence
public opinion does not jibe with
our view. A newspaper should
attempt to get both points of view
in a given story. However, the way
in which the article is finally
written, where it is displayed in the
newspaper and what comment
editorial writers make about its
content are all done to influence
public opinion.
Newspapers, after examining
the issues, must take stands and
provide an informed opinion.
Otherwise they become Hack
sheets like the university's UBC
It also becomes clear from this
letter why you're so proficient at
reading Dick and Jane — any more
challenging writing zooms over
your head — Staff. Tuesday, January  13,  1976
Page 5
Professional scabbing cited
It would be a grievous error to allow the
recent Association of University and College
Employees strike to pass without commenting on the role of the vast majority of
faculty members in the first strike situation
in UBC's history. In a sense, the handwriting was on the wall in the decision by a
majority of the faculty association last May
to reject unionization.
The myth of professionalism, of being a
caste apart, won the day, suggesting that
RESNICK .. .hits profs
salaried members of the new petty
bourgeoisie — which is what professors,
after all, are — would feel little solidarity
for workers in the event of a strike.
The election of a faculty association
executive committed to corporatism and
professional ends clinched the result. Too
busy negotiating special deals for dentists,
doctors, management consultants or
N.R.C.-grant entrepreneurs to notice the
brush fire spreading in their midst, the
executive sat out the AUCE strike on the
administration side of the picket line.
Far from providing a lead to faculty
members in supporting what were, after all,
quite reasonable demands on AUCE's part,
the defenders of faculty interests indicated
their clear preference for the trough.
They were accompanied, alas, by an overwhelming majority of faculty, members for
whom professionalism became a convenient
disguise for what is more vulgarily known
as scabbing.
"How can we sacrifice our students' in-,
terests?" argued some who in normal times
cannot wait for the first opportunity to hop a
plane to this conference or that, cancelling
as many classes as discretion will allow.
"What about our research?" argued others,
so puffed up with their own self-importance
to think the world would be an iota poorer if
their experiments were grounded for a week
or even a year.
And so we had the spectacle of faculty
members in academic robes posing for UBC
Reports as they dished out food for the overpaid patrons of the Faculty Club. Of library
heads stamping out books while their staff
marched on picket lines. Of department
chairmen, particularly in the natural
sciences, trying to intimidate those faculty
members who respected picket lines, with
threats or pay docks and worse.
But worse of all, one saw most faculty
members voting with their feet, passing
through picket lines with nary a second
thought to the secretaries or library staff
who type their drafts or keep their precious
research off the ground.
Obviously, the students on this campus
were scarcely better than faculty during the
AUCE strike. Indeed, it is no accident that
wholesale scabbing by both faculty and
students should have coincided almost to a
"t" with the offensive against labor
heralded by the "price and income" policies
of the federal government.
More symptomatic still, was the election
of a right-wing government in this province
around the time of the strike, pandering to
the fears and fantasies of classes such as the
petty bourgeoisie, seeking "law and order"
solutions to the present crisis in the
capitalist system.
The climate is clearly ripe for repressive
policies, and the robot faces of men like Pat
McGeer and company underline the menace
that lies ahead.
The eclipse of the student movement of
yesterday coupled with the conservatism of
a well-entrenched faculty explains the stab
in the back administered to AUCE by the
university community it serves. It is time,
more than time, that those committed to the
continued democratization of the university
band together to resist the wave of reaction
threatening from all sides.
Let the AUCE strike serve as an incentive
for progressive faculty, students and staff to
organize an effective counter force before it
is too late.
Resnick is an assistant professor in the
political science department.
Tenure committee proposed
Tenure is a form of job security granted to
academics after a period of not more than
six years of academic life. People who are
already accomplished in their, fields, such as
Harvard professors, are usually granted
tenure immediately. However, for the
person commencing academic life the
tendency at UBC is to either grant or deny
tenure at the end of six years. If a person is
not granted tenure he or she is in essence
This article examines the criteria used in
granting tenure and the significance of the
process for the academic individually and
the university community generally.
Research, teaching, service to the
university and service to the community are
the theoretical criteria utilized in tenure
decisions. Of these four criteria only
research is easily quantified and therefore
easily measured.
The effect has been that tenure committees have placed an undue emphasis
upon the number of articles published
rather than qualitatively examining the
other three criteria or indeed the quality of
the articles themselves.
The consequences that this approach
entails are critical and are evading the
academic standards of UBC.
The major consequence from a student's
viewpoint is that high-quality teaching is no
longer actively encouraged at'UBC. Unless
an instructor's teaching is disastrous,
teaching quality is rarely considered by
tenure committees.
As a result, UBC's long-standing tradition
and reputation of excellence in teaching has
One of the most unfortunate aspects of the
undue emphasis upon research is that instructors who try to fulfill satisfactorily all
four criteria, rather than placing an inordinate weight upon research, are denied
In recent years at UBC there have been
several bewildered and misled individuals
who were denied tenure yet were good
teachers, had served the university and the
community ^ and had at least three
Although rigid guidelines in evaluating
performance are not desirable, there is a
need for a greater consistency amongst
departments and for the publication of the
various weights assigned to the criteria.
Presently, this is not done and considerable
uncertainty exists causing capriciousness
and injustice.
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Tuesday, January 13, 1976
Hot flashes
Down under
brought up
Australian novelist Thomas
Keneally will be on campus
Friday to talk about "the earth's
worse end?" or, split
consciousness in Australian
writing from the first'fleet to the
present day.
campus   is
will   speak
Buchanan 204.
y, whose visit to
sponsored by UBC's
English department,
at   noon   Friday   in
The   uncertain   future
lower   Fraser   River   will
topic of a free Westwater lecture
Mark Sproule-Jones, on
sabbatical from the University of
Victoria's political science
department, and Westwater
research associate Ken Peterson
will talk-about pollution control
in the lower Fraser at 8 p.m.
Thursday at the Planetarium,
1100 Chestnut.
'Tween classes
Ticket Sales for seminar with
French-Canadian author
Marie-Claire Blais, limited to 100
participants, noon, SUB 230.
Exhibition, three painters —
Deborah Clapton, Les Duplessis and
Brian Scott, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. until
Jan. 23, SUB art gallery.
General   meeting,  noon,   sDb  205.
General   meeting,   noon,   SUB  117.
Discussion group, the tiger's fang,
noon, SUB 207.
General   meeting,   noon,   SUB  215.
Prayer and sharing, noon, Lutheran
campus centre conference room.
Practice and registration, all
welcome, 4:30-6:30 p.m., SUB
party room.
Sign up for basic scuba course, until
Feb. 4, cage in SUB basement.
General meeting, noon, SUB party
General    meeting   and   slide   show,
noon, Angus 104.
Introductory   lecture,   noon,   SUB
Practice,   8-10   p.m.,   SUB   207-209.
Practice,   new   members   welcome,
4:30-6:30 p.m., SUB party room or
General meeting, noon, Angus 215.
Beer night, 8 p.m., SUB 215.
Kinsmen      mothers      march
presentation, noon, Angus 210.
Fine arts instructor Toby
MacLennan reads from her work,
noon, Sedgewick library orientation
room, lower level.
Practice, all welcome, 7:30 p.m.,
gym E, winter sports centre.
Demonstration, everyone welcome,
noon, SUB ballroom.
Film Future Shock, based on Alvin
Toffler's book, discussion, 7:30
p.m., Lutheran campus centre
Meeting, 3:30 p.m., SUB 260.
Marv Livison on the male mystique,
series on communicating our
sexuality, noon, SUB 213.
Maintain that
"Just Been Styled
Look" at home
Here's how:
RK Groom & Set.
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4th AVE.
Dr. P. P. Kris speaks, noon,
MacMillan 160.
Slide show explaining cross-Canada
bike ride, applications available,
7:30 p.m., Hotel Vancouver,
convention level.
Practice and registration, all
welcome, 5:30-7 p.m., Totem Park
Spiritual pattern for personal
growth by Dr. I. M. Neufeld, noon,
SUB 205.
God's requirement of man before
salvation, noon, chem 250.
$1,500 - 9 months
to students wishing to enter the first or subsequent
professional year of a degree course in Mining,
Mineral or Extractive and Process Metallurgical Engineering
For applications contact:
The Secretary,
Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation,
P.O. Box 45, Commerce Court West, Toronto, Ont.
The Dean of Engineering
Applied Science
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Mankind its citizens" Baha'u'llah
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WANTED: Copy of rules for game of
Diplomacy. Tom Edwards, 228-3427
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INFORM Tuesday, January  13, 1976
Page 7
Puck 'Birds blow lead in third
Thunderbird hockey fans were
treated to two exciting games
Friday and Saturday as the 'Birds
split a pair of games with the
Calgary Dinos, losing the first
game in overtime.
The first game saw a very high
scoring first period as six goals
were scored in the first 11 and one-
half minutes. Derek Williams
scored twice on Dinos' goalie Bob
Galloway, who looked very shaky
in the early stages of the period.
Williams got the 'Birds' second
goal at 3:34. Peter Moyles did an
excellent job of forechecking as he
tipped a Calgary pass onto the
stick of teammate Bob Hesketh.
Hesketh then got the puck to
Williams behind the Calgary net.
Williams fought off a check and
slipped the puck through
Galloway's legs from behind the
The score after the first period
was 4-2 UBC. Bob Sperling and
Moyles scored for the 'Birds while
Bob Laycock and Ron Gerlitz
replied for Calgary.
In the second period both teams
kept up the same hectic pace.
The highlight of the period came
with only three minutes remaining.
With UBC goalie Ron Lefebvre
caught out of position, three 'Bird
players dove on the puck while it
was in the crease.
The referee ruled this called for
a penalty shot for Calgary.
Laycock took the puck in on
Lefebvre and feinted to the right
and then took the puck to his
backhand. Lefebvre made his
move and was cleanly beaten.
But before Laycock could get a
shot off, the puck dribbled off his
stick and by the time he regained
control he was already over the
goal line.
The score after the second period
was 4-3. Laycock scored for
Calgary with an assist from Rick
In the third period play continued to be fast and rough. At the
mid mark of the period, after being
assessed with an interference
penalty, UBC's John Jordon said
something to the referee who then
handed out a misconduct penalty
as well.
This left the 'Birds with only
three defencemen for the
remainder of the period, which was
a major handicap. After this the
'Birds seemed to go into a defensive shell and it was only a matter
of time before the Calgary team
Time almost ran out on the
Dinos, however. With only a
minute and a half left Galloway
V'ballers drop tourney
The Thunderette volleyball team
came second in their own tournament by losing in the finals to the
Chimos in a thrilling contest
The Thunderettes' only loss
during round robin play came at
the hands of the Chimo Cees (the
Chimo organization's second
team). Their other two losses came
in the finals when they lost to the
Chimo Bees.
On the other side of the double
round robin tournament, the
Chimo Bees also lost only one
game. This came in a surprising
loss to the" University of Saskatchewan.
In the semi-finals the Thunderettes took on Shayla, a
Seattle team. They had no difficulty with them, winning 15-3 and
154. Meanwhile the Chimo Bees
defeated Victoria YWCA in the
same fashion in the other semifinal match. The scores were 15-6,
This set the stage for one of the
best women's volleyball matches
in years. Both teams were going all
out for the win.
The Thunderettes had a double
incentive to win. Not only was it
their own tournament but they also
wanted to avenge their loss to the
Chimos in the finals of the Thunderbird Invitational before
However, the Chimos decided
they had something to say in the
matter also. The spectators were
the main benefactors as they were
rewarded with some great team
plays as well as some outstanding
individual performances.
The Thunderettes took the first
game 15-8 but the Chimos came on
strong to capture the last two
games and the first place trophy.
The scores were 10-15 and 11-15.
The Thunderettes can be proud
of their performance as the Chimos
are, and have been, one of
Canada's premier club teams for
many years.
On Sunday the Thunderettes
finished off the weekend by
defeating the University of
Saskatchewan in resounding
fashion. By doing so, the Thunderettes retained their unbeaten
record in Canada West league
play. Scores in the match were 15-
7, 15-2, 15-12.
Both the Thunderbird and
Thunderette basketball teams
were successful in their games
against University of Saskatchewan on Friday and Saturday.
In the game on Friday evening,
the Thunderettes, led by Judy
Ruby's 12 point performance, won
by a score of 53-45. On Saturday
Sharon Williams led the team to a
50-42 win with 17 points.
In the Thunderbird game on
Friday Brian Sutherland-Brown
led the way with 18 points. Ralph
Turner and Bill Berzins helped out
with 12 each. The final score.was
In the second game the 'Birds
came out hot and shot an incredible
66 per cent from the floor. Ralph
Turner led the way with an outstanding performance and 24
points while Chris Turner and Jan
Bohn netted 14 and 13 each.
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came out of the nets in lieu of an
extra attacker. Eighteen seconds
later Ron Gerlitz, the extra attacker, scored on a rebound to send
the game into overtime.
Lefebvre made the initial save
on a shot from the point but Gerlitz
was left alone in front and he
batted in the rebound.
The 10-minute overtime period
play was much the same as in the
first two. Both teams played very
well and it wasn't until the last
minute that Calgary got the winning goal.
This came when Laycock and
Shane Tarves went in on a two-on-
one break. Laycock took the puck
on the right wing and passed
across to Tarves, who was about 20
feet out. Brian Penrose went down
to try and stop the pass, but
missed. This left Tarves with only
Lefebvre to beat and he put the
puck high into the corner from
about 10 feet.
The game on Saturday evening
was much the same. The play was
very fast and there were many
scoring opportunities.  The score
after one period was 3-1 in favor of
the 'Birds. Hesketh, Boyd and
Ennos scored for UBC while
Tarves scored for Calgary.
In the second period, UBC
opened the scoring at 1:24 on a
delayed penalty. It was Ennos, the
extra attacker, scoring his second
for the 'Birds. Gerlitz scored for
the Dinos to make the score 4-2
going into the third.
Late in the third UBC started to
go into a defensive shell once again
and it resulted in Jim Setters
scoring to decrease the 'Birds lead
to one. This seemed to snap UBC
out of it and they began to play
offense again. This enabled Marty
Mathews to put the game away
with only a couple of minutes
The 'Birds outshot Calgary in
both games — 40-33 in the first and
37-32 in the second. The only real
change in the second game was
that the 'Birds were able to play
offensively throughout the whole
game. As coach Hindmarch put it,
"We carried the play for three
periods tonight (Saturday) while
yesterday we played defensively
the last few minutes."
Ennos played very well for the
'Birds, especially while penalty
killing. Hindmarch said it all with,
"Ennos has tremendous puck
sense; he always knows where to
Galloway was superb in the nets
for Calgary after his shaky start in
both games. Lefebvre played
excellently in the first game and
Ian Wilkie matched his performance in the second.
In other Canada West action,
league leading Alberta Golden
Bears split a pair of games with
cellar-dwelling Saskatchewan
Huskies. Alberta took the first 4-2
and dropped the second 5-4.
Next weekend the 'Birds take on
Saskatchewan Friday night and
Saturday afternoon in what should
be an exciting pair of games.
Canada West league standings:
Alberta  10 8 2 45 26 16
Calgary 12 7 5 53 42 14
UBC        ii 5 6 36 41 10
Sask.      11 2 9 27 52 4
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Tenure problems abound
From page 5
As long as this uncertainty
persists, qualified and competent
people will be discouraged from
entering academic life.
In recent years industry and
government have begun to offer
many lucrative and prestigious
alternatives to university life. To
counteract this trend UBC should
be encouraging an attractive
academic environment.
An underlying factor in the whole
area of granting tenure is the
threat of not being denied tenure.
The potency of that threat depends
upon the consequences to the individual if tenure is denied.
The typical newscomers to
academic life have a doctorate or
reasonable equivalent, and are in
their mid-twenties.
After six years of academic life
they are in their early '30s and by
that time have usually acquired
strong personal and financial
commitments. If one is denied
tenure, and concommitantly a job,
one's personal life is in jeopardy.
Moreover, once denied tenure, it
is virtually impossible to get a
position at some other Canadian
university, and industry prefers a
UBC student
gets award
A UBC student has received a
bravery award from the Workers'
Compensation Board for risking
his life to save a fellow employee
from a persuing grizzly bear in
June, 1975.
Ted Watchuk, sciences 4, and
companion David LeNoble were
working near Hudson Hope when
they heard the cry of a bear cub,
indicating the presence nearby of
the mother. Watchuk and LeNoble
climbed different trees but the
mother, a grizzly, chased LeNoble
up the tree and clawed his legs.
Watchuk distracted the bear by
shouting at it. The grizzly then
turned its attention to Watchuk
and, pulling him from his tree,
proceeded to serverly maul him.
The bear left after Watchuk played
Watchuk lost ten pounds of flesh
in the mauling.
The award is worth $1,000.
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person who is either accomplished
or has recently graduated.
It is interesting to note that
tenure is a system imported from
the United States, and has only
been utilized at UBC during the
past 10 to 15 years. In the U.S.,
tenure is a very successful system
because it acts as a "pecking order" in assigning academics to the
various levels of universities and
For example, if one is not
granted tenure at Harvard one
could probably get a job at the
University of Florida. And indeed,
if one does not make it at the
University of Florida there are a
host of state colleges.
In Canada, it is all or nothing.
If one is denied tenure at UBC
one is somply not acceptable to the
University of Toronto, Dalhousie,
or any of the other universities.
Thus, in Canada, the threat of not
being granted tenure is extremely
The primary ramification of the
threat is that academic freedom is
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The possibility exists that
members of a tenure committee
will abuse their power by ignoring
either research that is critical of
their own work or is not related to
their field of study.
The fact that there is the
possibility of abuse, even though
there may be no actual abuse,
affects academic freedom.
The instructor who is new to the
university is reluctant to challenge
the conventional wisdom of his
peers when his own career may be
endangered. Paradoxically, an
important goal of a tenure system
is to secure academic freedom.
To solve the various problems
that have been outlined a joint
senate-board of governors committee should be established to
examine tenure at UBC.
Specific attention should be
directed toward the criteria that
are used, the relative weights
placedupon each criteria, and the
methods utilized in ascertaining
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