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April 8, 1987
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Vol.86 No. 134
TTmii-A snn rf'? Accreditation team
uFiy bn UAJL ends four-day visit
By Jen Deselms
A nine-member team from the North
Central Association, the organization
that accredits colleges and universi
ties, will wind up their visit to UNL
Members of the team, in Lincoln
since Sunday, have talked with faculty,
administration and student leaders to
aid in their study.
John Yost, vice chancellor for re
search, said the visiting team has been
studying the mission and purpose of
the university, the resources for obtain
ing the mission and purpose, the effec
Chancellor's Commission releases
final report on general education
By Kip Fry
UNL students should be given the
chance to learn about the problems of
contemporary society which would most
apply to their jobs after graduation,
according to the final report of the
Chancellor's Commission of General
Liberal Education, distributed at the
April meeting of the UNL Faculty Senate
General education is defined by the
report as promoting the understanding
of a broad area of knowledge, whereas
liberal education develops attitudes,
- thought processes, and basic abilities
r expected from an educated person.
"As a comprehensive research uni
versity, UNL should develop a general
education that is as up-to-date and
innovative as its specialized degree
and research and other creative pro
grams," the report said.
The report said that general educa
tion should: be integrative and develop
the student's understanding of con
The Daily Nebraskan Publica
tions Board on Tuesday selected
Mike Reilley as editor in chief for
the fall semester.
Reilley, 21, is a junior news
editorial major from Lincoln. He
has held several positions at the
Daily Nebraskan since 1984, in
cluding reporter, senior reporter
and summer sports editor. He
currently is night news editor.
Reilley also has worked for the
Papillion Times and Lincoln Jour
nal and Star newspapers.
tiveness of how the mission is fulfilled
and the planning processes.
Yost said the university would receive
the results of the visit and the reac
creditation in about 1 12 months.
Yost said he was impressed by the
concern that team members have shown
and the time they devoted during their
Administration and faculty members
have been preparing for the reaccredi
tation for the last two years.
A campus steering committee was.
set up last spring to coordinate prepa
ration for reaccreditation, which occurs
every 10 years.
cepts; be distributed throughout the
student's entire college career, actively
involve students with substantial con
tent; and teaching and advising be
more specifically rewarded.
"The values and conventions which
our students derive from general lib
eral education must basically under
line our highest consideration," Chan
cellor Martin Massengale told the sen
ate. In other business, the Faculty Senate
voted to recommend that the Board of
Regents not adopt the "Policy Autho
rizing the establishment of Supple
mental Compensation Plans for UNL"
Sen. James McShane, associate profes
sor of English, said that it would hurt
Husker park planned
for land near stadium
By Lee Rood
Nebraska football fans and area
businesses soon will be able to buy
their own space in "Cornhusker Park,"
a recreational and parking area to be
constructed a block west of Memorial
Stadium, developers say.
The Longview Development Corp. in
Savanna, Ga., recently bought 12.8
acres near the stadium from the Chi
cago and North Western Transporta
tion Co. and the Missouri Railroad.
Harry Kitchen, vice president of
Longview Development, said construc
tion will begin soon on three of the
acres to build a two-story pavilion and
a 195-space luxury parking project
suitable for tailgate parties on football
Kitchen said Husker fans can pur
chase spaces for $10,900 each. For that
price, owners can bring one vehicle and
up to eight people into the park to
socialize before and after the game.
Twenty-five letters-of-intent to buy
spaces already have been signed, Kit
UNO and the NU Medical Center had
on-site visits earlier in the school year.
Members of the visiting team are:
Francis H. Heller, University of Kan
sas School of Law; Jean Adams, Iowa
State University; James Anderson,
Michigan State University; E. David
Cronon, University of Wisconsin-Madison;
Sue Seibert Farnsworth, of Sei
bert, Kasserman, Farnsworth, Gillen
water, Glausere & Richardson; Robert
Kruh, Kansas State University; Stanley
Levy, University of Illinois-Urbana; R. Keith
Michael, Indiana University-Blooming-ton;
J. Russell Nelson, Arizona State
faculty members relationship with the
university because it encourages inter
nal reallocation and salary boosts on
impulses driven by the desire to sup
port researchers in areas of high income
potential rather than high academic
In dissent, Sen. Louis Leviticus, pro
fessor of agricultural engineering, said
that because the senate hasn't seen
the resolution, "we really don't know
what we're talking about."
In other business, a motion was
passed that woud create a committee
to study the effectiveness of the senate
because it has difficulty dealing with
issues that come through committees.
Kitchen said he expects about 60
percent of the spaces to be bought by
individuals and the rest by area busi
nesses. Marketing for the project offi
cially began this week. Kitchen said
most will be done through personal
He said he believes the park has a lot
to offer the city of Lincoln as well as the
"Driving into Lincoln, that area is
your first impression of Lincoln," Kit
chen said, "and right now that area
looks pretty raw." The park will be
"extremely attractive" and a positive
statement about the city, he said. Kit
chen said the park also will create
excitement and will encourage those
developing the nearby area to do a good
So far, Longview Development Corp.
officials haven't decided whether to
sell the land not being used for the
project or how much to develop it
themselves, Kitchen said, but they
have received several calls from people
who are interested in developing it.
Similar projects have been success
ful at the universities of South Caroli
na at Columbia, Kitchen said.
By Amy Edwards
Dick Williams, the new Nebraska
Union food services manager, said
that he felt like he was coming back
to school when he moved into Sel
leck Quadrangle to begin his new
job April 1.
Williams said that he wanted to
come to UNL immediately after his
appointment to see the unions in
operation before the end of the
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By Anno Mohri
Although the cecde cf the Phi-
'. i or. t Ccroac a Aquino than they
E&det farmer President Fcrd&
"We x:zrd hc;!r..-? that she v.culi
?b. di&rsst from' Marcos but I. zm i
very zii to repcrt to you r.c.v this is
net what's ccir. cn," said Al Scr.tu
rlas of the United Church of Christ
in Mindinao, Philippines.
He is touring to give information
on the plight cf the people of the
Ser.turios said Aquir.o has released
about 70 percent cf the political
prisoners left frcra Marcos's rs.rr.3.
But 12 peep h recently were arrested
for their political beliefs, he tzli.
the killisj cf 19 pei30Tits.ar4 the
v.ctiikii cf jict vj azry
22, 1SS3, 10.CCD tesrs v;ers
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Ssr.turias said Aquino is net liv
ir..i vo to her canira'r.n rrcrr.hcs.
V.l.en she was nr.r.:r.2 fcr presi
dent, she sympathized with the reb
els in the Fhilippir.es becomes cf
their economic instability, he said.
Now she sees the rebels simply as a
Williams' wife and two children
are living in Kearney and will join
him in Lincoln in June.
Besides "digesting information"
about inventory control, personnel
and menu prices, Williams is work
ing on a master's of business admin
istration degree in management and
attending classes in Kearney and
Williams said that moving away
from his family, and being a "little
lonely" when he goes "home" to his
ail dint ed:
rjrci:p that need3 to be surpassed,
Aquir.o still has net dor.o avay
with seme cf the decrees put into
c"sct under I'rccs's narill la?,
ha iii. Aivir.3 uar.3 C.3 vSlzls in
;theTLIIiise3'as her. -excuse fcr'
tfiil as a lHw t. .
v.;;:;:.:;:. Snt sriw3 Sttid h3 ; crti
cizn cf Aiino is her r.esct to act
cn a land reform bill that the prem
ised mere than a year zzx entarias
said Filipino formers muct 1 3 ter.ar.t3
because the Catholic church is said
to o,vn meet of the land.
The farm industry is run on a
feudalists system, he said, and
farmers don't produce as they could
because they are net given the
opportunity to own their own land.
"Eighty families run the entire
couriry," Senturias said.
Aquino is also backing blatant
human rits violators, Ser.turias
the Civilian Home Defense mads iip-?
cf about E3jCC0 pecple. Th3 pcc:!3
invoked in it are issued -r.3 ty the '.
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v,ith Aquino, he said, she is an
"Che h a let ncre sincere," he
S-uriia ZJtty. ditiiris Sihii A Qui no is
jjoin s.l0ut her prcsidcr.tiwl term in
the vrcr,3 nanner.
"She should rely on people power,
not military power," Senturias said.
residence hall room at night make
his temporary lifestyle a little like
his first year at college.
His job includes working with all
food services in the unions, on- and
off-campus, catering, maintaining
the quality of food in the unions,
daily contacts with customers and
other minor details.
Williams previously was the direc
tor of food services at Kearney State
College and has worked for profes
sional food-management companies.
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