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By Regina Hill
Thirty-one of 50 UNL students
interviewed early this week said Nelson
Rockefeller should be confirmed as vice
president while 11 said his money made
him too powerful and eight were
Over half of the 31 in favor of
Rockefeller's confirmation said that his
wealth would keep him out of trouble.
Nancy Erskine, a sophomore studying
political science, said, "because of his
money, he wouldn't be overcome by big
business." Rockefeller and President
Gerald Ford would be a good influence
on each other, she said.
Rockefeller's nomination as vice
president is now being considered by
the Senate for confirmation.
Can't by bribed
Nancy Larson, a senior business
major, said, "since Rockefeller has
money, he can't be bribed."
But Tezeta Moges disagreed.
"The Rockefellers are rich people and
they only think of their money and not
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the country," the sensor business major
Another student against the confirma
tion is Steve Janousek, a senior studying
"Rockefeller should not be vice
president because he's rich and I'm
afraid of rich, powerful people," he
Karen Gauchat, a theater major, said
Rockefeller "would have too much
influence as vice president because of
his present monetary status."
On the other hand, freshman Mark
Westpha! said Rockefeller would make a
good vice president because he has a lot
of political experience.
Barbara Brownell, a senior studying
elementary education, also said he has
"Rockefeller is a good trustworthy
conservative and he shouldn't be put
down because of his money," she said.
Abortion a factor
But Kathy Hoiloran, a freshman, said
she could not support Rockefeller
because "he agrees with abortion." She
added that "he was too high class for
In contrast, a junior journalism major,
Virginia Broady, said "he would make a
good vice president because of his stand
on limiting the population."
Most of those who had no comment or
were indifferent about having Rocke
feller for vice president said it was
because they didn't know very much
about the nominee.
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littee and senate position open
Thirteen ASUN appointments to UNL
committees and the ASUN Senate still have
to be made, according to John Dobitz and
K e n L B ! i s s , . A SUN. , .appo u iiant'i. com mi.Hee...
Thccio positions D;n to -ituU-vnt ro: une
position on ASUN Sen !' (Gr..t';un?-; and
Professional); one on I he Unn uo.;rd;' throe
on the Reserve Officer's TraHVirj Corps
(ROTC) Advisory Board c-.- - of which :; open
only to women); two nn if Faculty Senate
Comrftenccment Ccnn;-,,!' one r-.' the
Chancellor's Committr.o o;, Kqu-ity; one on
the Cuilural Affair - Cou.ri;'ti-..:;; o:u; on
publications Board; two on , ilu ' Student
Orgnizaiiun4. Cofnrnitlfe irc? "on fho
Housing Policy Cominitf'".'.-. Tl'u i.iit M'.roe
corrunitleo are sut-conu-nitleeii ei" She
Council on Student L.ife,
According to Dobitz, trs i-nz'nmm were to
have torn fitted Uz r,?.f -i H.iwpwr, few
students have appMed uy hr- pesit;ona, he
Students vote opsY.ions
"Students have the chance to voice their
opinion and get involved in the university,"
through the committees, Bliss said. He said
most ' of ASUN's work is done in the
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Dobitz and Bliss explained the function of
Union Board-According to Dobitz, the
Union uses neariy $1 million in student fees.
It is the largest student fee user, according to
Sharon Johnson, ASUN second vice presi
dent. Students on the board advise the Union
director on matters affecting the Union,
ranging from food prices to salaries.
No ROTC College
ROTC Advisory Board Members are
appointed because there is no ROTC college.
Members of other advisory boards are
elected because they represent various
Commencement Committee The com
mittee members arrange commencement
Chancellors Committee on Equality The
committee investigates on-campus cases of
Plans cultural evens '
Cultural Affairs CommitteeThe com
"mittea is 'responsible lor planning various
campus cultural events and supervises
publication of "The Lively Arts At UNL".
Publications Board The Board of Direct
ors for the Daffy Uebr&han, its members also
decide what publications can be distributed
Student Organizations Committee The
committee is in charge of helping new
organizations become established on cam
pus. Housing Policy CommitteeThe com
mittee advises UNL officials on student
housing. Members of the committee Include
students living in residence halls, in
sororities and fraternities and off campus.
The position available is an aWarge position.
Bliss said a questionnaire will be sent to all
70 appointees made by the appointments
committee to determine what problems
committee members are having.
jf f ri f "a I O Vi f O
By John Kalkowski
Faculty salaries were once oean the
major topic at the meeting of ?he' Faculty
UNL Chancellor. James Zumberae
said the UNL Advisory Council ' has
made recommendations to NU President
P. B. Varner favoring an ;:nirJct.i salary
base for the faculty to fnake the
University of Nebraska a more competi
The UNL Advisory ComriMiteo is a
group of Nebraskans "from aft vn!ks of
tifc und all geographical parts of
Nebraska" that oida the administration
in making decisions, said Ziimhotuy.
According to Zumbcrcje. the Univer
sity of Nebraska is in ttio tenth
percentile of category-one institutions
for faculty salaries. Ho a';e; reported
that in 1972 there was bout a' SO per
cent faculty turnover.
According to Ricl'.artj Gvin.tit, F.jc-aity
Gc.-nufe oresident, a t;;teqcry-,'rje insti
tution is one that oMerii thjetorato
VViiii the response of tne UNL
Advisory Committee tevsnng salary
increases for the faculi,
topic for Faculty-Senate
Zumberge said there are studies in
the state fiscal office and legislature
comparing the University of Nebraska to
other Big-8 schools. He added that he
frit i? would fur ho wise to us tha
faculty study of salaries, because the
faculty figures might appear "mas
saged" to the faculty point of view.
it would be wrong to use one arbitrary
group such as the Big-8, which is not
necessarily comparable. to the Univer
ciiy of Nebraska, for the faculty salaries
studies, Zumberge said.
The senate passed two resolutions
dealing with faculty salaries. The first
resolution said the University of Neb
raska should raise its faculty salaries at
past to the median of like institutions as
determined by the American Assoc. of
University Professors. The second reso
lution dealt with a study that faculty of
equal rank in the d liferent colleges
should receive approximately the same
azVmbcrq a ho said that $115,000
fruns now and '.mprovvd programs has
ben buclecled for iniercoiiegiale aih
triic activities tor verron. These will be
ih'-Wirnt sato funds used for intnrcoHo-
he v;as prepared to maKuu pi opeeu! that giate athletics, said Zumberge The
would adjust the hase vila'- nf the previous funding of athletics had been
acuity, nioke aflmvcnce
emd contain a nforit factor
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