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Boston Heights (Newspaper) - December 5, 1977, Boston, MassachusettsUgboc Sticks to si90 increase in tuition fight while administration seeks largest hike since �?T71 Board of trustees will finalize decision on Friday by Patrick Carome As the decision making process for determining next years tuition hike moves into its final week Ugboc backed by the strongest display of student Solidarity since the strike of 1970, is holding firm in its demand that any tuition raise must not exceed si90. The budget for the entire University is currently in the hands of executive vice president Francis cant Panella and will go before the Board of trustees for final approval Friday afternoon. When contacted by the Heights Campanella refused to estimate the size of the tuition increase that he will propose to the trustees. However recent statements from University administrators including John Smith vice president for financial affairs and chairperson of the University budget committee ubi indicate that there is administrative support for an increase of s250 or higher see Heights. Oct. 31. Ugboc president Paul Murphy strongly believes that sustained student support during this week will be the key toward reducing the tuition increase. In addition to the tuition hike the trustees will also decide upon housing and meal plan increases. The Heights has Learned that the ubic in its purely advisory capacity voted on nov. 22 to recommend to Campanella that housing and meal costs be increased si00 and s50 respectively. According to ubic committee member Steve Vincent since the sparking of massive student support and interest at the first tuition forum held on upper Campus nov. 17, Ugboc has met with remarkable Success in uniting increasing numbers of students behind its unequivocal stand that the tuition hike be held to si90. Vincent who is also Ugboc executive vice president stated a following the tuition forums at Newton on nov. 21 and in the reservoirs on nov. 30, we have had a total of Over 700 students attend our forums. In addition we have now gathered Over 4000 student signatures on petitions calling for the increase to be held at $190.&Quot Vincent and Kathy Moulton Are the two student members on the nine member budget committee which on nov. 22 voted on a Complete budget package which it passed on As a recommendation to Campanella. Included in that decision is a provision for a $210 tuition increase. Vincent and Moulton stated that As advocates of ugh cd a stand opposing any increase Over continued on Page 10 Boston colleges Independent student weekly volume . Issuel4 Boston College. Chestnut Hill a 02167 monday. December 5, 1977poli Sci prof sanctioned pay increment withheld by Paul Mccaffrey or. Robert Woetzel a professor in by s political science department. Has been denied certain benefits and placed under Sanction by both the University administration and his department. He believes that the reason behind this denial involves his critical View of the role of Jesuit administrators. Woetzel a twelve year tenured professor specializing in International Law and relations teaches a course in american foreign policy. When contacted in an Effort to obtain verification of this placement of sanctions on Woetzel Thomas p. Of Malley Dean of arts and sciences responded a no several weeks ago. Four students who have taken a Oelzel a classes asked Woetzel to speak at today a symposium on euro communism. They claimed that Woetzel told them that he feared further reprisals if he spoke freely. The students told the Heights that they then approached of Malley requesting a guarantee that if Woetzel spoke there would be no reprisals. In separate interviews the students asserted that during the discussions of Malley admitted placing sanctions on Woetzel. They stated that o Malley commented on a growing liberalism in the political science department which he would if empowered curtail. One student quoted of Malley As saying Quot it s gone to three of the same students claimed that in a discussion Between themselves and of Malley he admitted Quot a personal grudge Quot against Woetzel. A if there is a conflict of interests o Malley should not be in the position to Levy discretionary one student said. Another added. Quot you could see where his o Malley s personal views and biases were affecting his academic on the basis of the preceding information Woetzel called on o Malley to resign. A i Call on father o Malley to resign. 1 consider his role Here unacceptable. He discriminates against a segment of the University in an a priestly in a recent interview with the Heights. Woetzel described his denial benefits As a freeze of his annual salary increment 6.5 percent a denial of the Opportunity to Leach outside of by to help compensate for loss of the increment Woetzel claimed that northeastern University had Given him an open invitation and denial of once granted travel expenses Woetzel is president of the foundation for the establishment of an International criminal court a United nations affiliate. In this capacity Woetzel travels the International circuit the Heights Learned that Woetzel was the Only professor in the political science department whose increment was denied this year. The University s Power to Grant incr by Nate Holt two Kostka women had their room burglarized a week before thanksgiving by one of a group of four intoxicated Young men. Security arrested two of the culprits but apparently missed the actual burglar. The two arrested later identified the other two members of their group. A by commuter and resident student were arrested an outsider and another resident escaped. The thief stole a jewelry Box from a room left ajar while one of its residents went to the bathroom and another slept. The student also stole a sweater from the second floor ladies room. A Kostka neighbor angry that her sleep was disturbed but unaware that the four men were committing larceny called Campus ments is discretionary. Or. David Manwaring chairman of the political science department refused to divulge the reason for the imposed freeze. Manwaring did say that Woetzel was a denied an increment Quot because of the departments Quot dissatisfaction with certain aspects of his performance in and out of police. The culprits left. While officers questioned dorm members the group returned. They spotted the officers and fled dropping the stolen goods. Campus police caught up with two of them. The incident s aftermath has left the robbery victims feeling confused and frustrated. The women claim that the Dean of students office and Campus police officials have not kept them informed. The two arrested students were arraigned in Newton District court on charges of felony trespass disorderly conduct and larceny under $1,000. What of the other two men a i imagine they will be handled within the University disciplinary system Quot says Campus police Manwaring labelled a an outright falsehood Quot charge that Woetzel a discussions of jesuits were the reason for the denial of his increment. When pressed to reveal his reason for the denial. Manwaring said. A i m not prepared to hang continued on pm. 11 detective sgt. Steve Gadomski. Dean of students Edward j. Hanrahan so suspended the students from housing and will conduct a conduct Board hearing on the matter. Gadomski explained that the victims themselves would have to press charges against the two Unar rested culprits. One of the robbery victims said that no one told her that. Quot no one told us where we re supposed to go what we re supposed to do a anything Quot said the victim. A it s like they re mischievous Little boys Quot she said. Quot if All they do is kick them out of housing. In a going to be upset Quot she continued a it just seems like they want to underplay the whole thing. I done to think i m overplaying confusion follows robbery

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