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linco!n, nebraska vol. 98 no. 40
ost candidates favor higher nonresident tuition
Twenty six of the 34 Legislature
candidates who responded to an ASUN
sponsored survey said they favored requiring'
nonresident students to pay higher tuition to
The survey was sent in October to the 46
candidates for the Legislature in the Nov. 5
Candidates who favored higher tuition for
out-of-state students were: Larry Stoney and
Carlin Whitesell, 4th legislative District;
Harold Moylan and Richard Giblin, 6th
District; Warren Swigart and Thomas
Dugdale, 8th District; John Savage, 10th
District; Jim Keillor, 14th District; Walter
George and Blair Richendifer, 16th District;
William Hasebroock and Hugo Srb, 18th
District; Glenn Goodrich and Gerald Harring
ton, 20th District; Donald Dworak, 22nd
District; Douglas Bereuter, 24th District;
Wally Barnett and Jim Kubert, 26th District;
Harold Robertson, 30th District; George
Plessman, 32nd District; Maurice Kremer,
34th District; Jack Cary, 35th District;
Richard Lewis, 38th District; Myron Rumery
and Lorraine Orr, 42nd District; and William
Nichol, 48th District.
Those opposed to the higher tuition were:
Michael Fitzpatrick, 2nd District; Michael
O'Conner, 10th District; Emmajean Wupper,
12th District; Roland Luedke and Marge
Schlitt, 28th District; Keith Petitjean, 38th
District; and Harold Simpson,. 46th District.
The present out-of-state tuition rate is '
$48.50 per credit hour, compared to $18 per
credit hour for Nebraska residents.
According to Giblin, who also favored ,
higher tuition, "The University is a tax
supported institution paid for by the taxes of
the residents of Nebraska." j
The majority of the candidates responded
favorably to a survey question asking if they "
favored increased state aid to students
attending Nebraska's public colleges and
Those favoring increased state aid were:
Fitzpatrick, Stoney, Giblin, Dugdale, Swigart,
O'Connor, Savage, George, Richendifer, ,
Hasebroock, Goodrich, Harrington, Bereuter,
Luedke, Schlitt, Robertson, Cary, Petitjean,
Rumery and Simpson.
Candidates opposed to increased state aid
were: Moylan, Dworak, Plessman and Lewis.
Capital construction at UNL also received
approval from the majority of the candidates.
Twenty-one .of the candidates responded
favorably to a survey question on whether the
present UNL capital construction program is
Candidates approving of construction
progress were: Whitesell. Giblin, Moylan,
O'Connor, Savage, Keillor, George, Hase
broock, Srb, Goodrich, Harrington, Barnett,
Hubert, Schlitt, Robertson, Plessman,
Kremer, Cary, Lewis, Rumery and Simpson.
: Those who said they did not believe capita!
construction was progressing adequately
were: Dugdale, Swigart, Richendifer, Bereu
ter and Luedke. .
No majority of the candidates resonded
either way to a survey question on whether
the University Health Center (UHC), as a
professional center, should have a separate
authority in the University adminsistration.
Disagreeing with UHC proposal
Candidates disagreeing with the proposal
were: Stoney, Hasebroock, Srb, Goodrich,
Harrinqton, Dworak, Bereuter, Robertson,
Plessman, Kremer, Lewis, Rumery, Nichol
and Ben Wilson, 48th District.
Candidates who favored the proposal were
O'Connor, Kubert, Cary, Petitjean and
Simpson. Fifteen candidates did not respond
Chancellor James Zumberge last spring
presented proposals for reorganization of
UHC. The proposals led to the resignations of
two UHC staff members and protests from
other members of interfering administration
policies. The reorganization plans which have
begun include creation of the , Nebraska
Center for Health Education, which includes
four departments previously a part of UHC.
Ag College women
T Women's Libbers rejoice. Females are finding
growing opportunities in an area dominated by
men the UNL College of Agriculture.
T.E. Hartung, dean of the college, said the
enrollment of 144 women this fall is the largest in
the college's history. Women in the college totaled
118 in 1973.
Women are finding greater opportunities in
agriculture and employers have been seeking
competent women to hire. Hartung said.
Total enrollment in the college this fall is 1,442,
down slightly from 1 ,449 in 1973.
Increase in departments
Agronomy, which deals with the study of plants,
has five women students this semester.
Lowell Moser, assistant professor of agronomy,
said this is a slight increase over the number of
women students Tn past years.
"We used to have one or, two women students at
the most," he said.
Roy Arnold, chairman of the Food Science and
Technology Dept., said of 40 undergraduates, 20
are women. In the freshman class of 12, two-thirds
are women, he said.
According to" Arnold, there has been a gradual
increase in women students over the last two or
three years. ,
Marvin Twiehaus, chairman of the Veterinary
Science Dept., said the increase in female
students is because of the women's liberation
Women enrollment in veterinarian science
class, he said.
1 M a!
Rebecca Snider, a sophomore preveterinarian
student, said she plans to apply this year to a vet
school. She said if she isn't accepted, she will keep
applying until she is.
Jacqueline Bennett, a sophomore preveterinar
ian student, said she plans to get her required
courses out of the way in the next two years. She
plans to attend Oklahoma State beginning in
September 1976. After veterinarian school she
would like to open a practice in either the western
part of the state or the Black Hills.
Carla Miller, a sophomore in food science and
technology, said she intends to get a degree and
work for the government in consumerism. .
Miller said she felt it was an advantage to be in
the minority in most of her classes because, "at
least the instructor knows my name."
Warden urges prison changes
By Randy Gordon . .s
,..Xri3--f)ew 'warden -of the Nebraska
Penal Complex, who joined the prison
staff 19 years ago as a guard, said
construction changes are needed on the
century-old "Bastille-like" prison.
Robert F. Parrett said, "I don't think
it's necessary to have the high walls and
have the living quarters (for prisoners)
be cages. The prisoners should be
placed in individual rooms, allowing
them to fee! safe and comfortable."
Parrett said this type of change would
"be conducive to building the character
and motivation'! of inmates. "Humaniz
ing the prison can be done by new
construction and less regimentation and
Former acting warden
Parrett, 42, formerly acting warden of
the complex, was appointed warden
Oct. 25 by Corrections Director Joseph
Vitek. He succeeded Charles Wolff Jr.,
who resigned Oct. 7 to take a job as the
second-ranking corrections chief for the
state of Virginia.
Parrett is a native of Concordia, Kan.,
and moved to Hastings, Neb., in 1948.
He attended Hastings High School, but
uithdrov Hnrinn hie inninr year.
He joined the penal complex in 1956
as a guard and was promoted to food
steward in. 1960. He was named
correctional lieutenant in 1961 and in
1968 he was appointed correctional
He served as director of prison
industries until 1971, when Wolff
named him deputy warden,
As warden, Parrett's salary will be
$17,350 a year.
Parrett said he became interested in
law enforcement end correct ions work
because rui thought "I had the ability to
work with and supervise people."
Among 15 candidates ...
, He was. among . 15 candidates - from,
across "the nation who applied 'for the
Parrett said he hopes community
based programs, which allow inmates to
leave the prison and participate m
activities in cities across the state, can
"We'd like to see everyone who
comes to the prison be involved in a
community-based program," he said.
"It gives them the earning power
enabling them to regain their place back
He said these programs, which
include work releases, parole and
involvement with groups throughout the
state, have given Nebraska a "progres
sive penal system."
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