Oregon Daily FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 19. 1993 Plan would prevent IFC from granting EMU funds □ Administration considers policy that would strip IFC of EMU budget control By Chester Allen Emerald Reporter_ The Incidental Fee Committee will no longer distrib ute SI.8 million in student feos to the EMU if a new fee plan is adopted, n University official said Thursday. University Vine Provost Gerard Moseley said the EMU Board of Directors, not the IFC. would allocate money directly to KMU program* under a proposed plan that will be released for discussion nest week " There's indic ations that the system isn't working and may have to lie changed.” Moseley said Under the current system, the IFC decides how mill h student fee* money each KMU program, such as the KMl draft Center, will get for the next si hool year However, the IFC and the KMU hoard have sharply disagreed during the past two years on how the money should he used, and the Clark Dot union!, which is the University's official in< identnl fee guidelines, has been under review since last summer During ifu* past two vtuirv tho IFC has ustui budget notes to restrict how the HMD uses student fees, whit h i iiiistid tlie KMt! hoard to ask President Myles Hrand to review the present ini idental fee system. Moseley said "The president decided that the budget notes should not lie part of the prtx ess. and the li t'. i ou t dictate con trol of the EMl> budget." Moseley said (Ft! ineinher Lydia Leriiui said the IFC! doesn't want to control the I Ml' hut does want to make sure the FMl is operating in the students' l>est interests Turn to IFC. Page 5 Bring on Duke F-*ow &» J«* P«u*r Oregon forward Antoine Stoudamire hit two of nine field goals, but sank nme of 10 free throws to finish with 13 points as the Ducks won their first Pacific-10 Conference game since Feb 8. 1992. 85-70 over Washington Thursday at Mac Court It was coach Jerry Green s first Pac-10 victory with Oregon I Legislators look at efficiency j Group says Oregon’s higher ed can be improved By Colleen Pohlig Emerald Associate t ciuo» As state budgets for higher edui iition shrink nationwide, legislators anti farulty are trying to balance instruction and research. The question of faculty productivity brought three slate representatives to the University Wednesday to discuss whether faculty could fie spending their time more efficiently, given the dei reas mg amount of state funds available for higher education "Our mission is to see how we can get more hang for the buck,” said Rep f ar olvnn Oakley. R-AIbany "Are there ttungs wo can lie doing such as doing less research and tern hiug one more class? That's what we re looking at Oakley, who is part of a three team task force to review faculty productivity at the three Oregon State System of Higher Kdu cation universities, said one thing they are considering is det reusing research anil mandating faculty to teai h an addi tional course "A lot of the research isn't going to change a lot.” Oakley said "I’syt hologv and history have already been made Research is nice, hut if it comes down to a dollar-und-cents issue, that's an area wo might consider." Representatives Hill Markham. R Rid dle. and Larry Sowa. U-Oregon (.ity. (omed Oakley in interviewing various fat uIty members and touring the campus Oakley, who sits on the House Kducation Committee, said this was an information al visit and findings will let presented to the Education Committee hi early March University Professor Charles Wright, who is chairman of the Faculty Advisory Committee, said the committee is also taking a close look at this issue and reviewing it in two ways. Externally, the committee is trying to shift legislative thinking away from indi vidual faculty work load and instead to University output as a whole. Internally, the committee is encourag ing other faculty members to think of Research or instruction? Bill draws line j Changing priorities emphasize teaching at state universities By Lisa Kneefel fcnMjiaid AssocuHo LcJito* Smi Jeanette Hamby said she believes researi h on slat** ijim|iiwis progresses ut itiu cost of student*' education because professors don't devote enough tune to their prima ry job ~ leaching. "Education will obviously suf fer." Hamby said, "if touchers do not place higher priority on instructing students than on pursu ing other projects," To improve the quality of Ore gon’s higher education, the Hills boro Republican has introduced a multi-component piece of legisla tion that would draw a distinction between teachers nod researchers nod deny credit for courses taught by students. Turn to BILL. Page 5 ways they cun lent h more effw lively and evaluate what it is they do with their time Oil a stale level, a task force was formed in December by OSSHI. Chancellor Thomas Bartlett to gather information on faculty productivity at the eight OSSHF schools Wright, who also fieads the tusk force, said the group has already submit ted information to the chaiffcellor, which will be used throughout the legislative session. Wright said the general public and Turn to TEACH. Page 5 WEATHER Mother Nature s revenge con tinues as cloudy skies and pos sible snow hang over the Eugene area. Temperatures should be in the 30s. Today in History In 18111. Kansas became the first state to prohibit all alco holic beverages. RAPPER TAKES THE RAP NEW YORK (AP) - Crammv-nominated rapper Marks Mark said he was sorry Thursday aboul racially tinged violence dating hack to his early teens The 21-vear-old white rapper, whose full name is Mark Wahlherg. issued a statement apologizing for the racial incidents The apology headed off a Times Square rally against him by civil rights activists. In addition to the apology over a 198* assault charge on two Vietnamese men. Wahlberg promised an ad campaign to denounce all forms of bigotry "I know there are kids out there doing the same stuff now and I just want to tell them don l do it.' Wahlberg said. _SPORTS MIAMI (AP) - Olden Polynit.e has lo&l nearly 6 pounds sime joining the HIV-infected Haitian refugees in their hunger strike, hut the NBA player has gained momentum in his fight to bring attention to the plight of hit countrymen. Polynice. a 7-foot, 250 pound center for the Detroit Pistons, is fasting on non-game days in support of 210 Haitian boat people who had been striking for 21 days at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay. Cuba. The Rev jesse |ai bon also joined the strike. 'I just feel that something has to be done," Polyline said Thursday at the Haitian Refugee Center in Miami.