usable for classrooms, offices and labs. Modern amenities cost money, too. McGaughey said some trustees have comrnented that they once studied in these build- ings without the need for air conditioning. "But it's a competi- tive issue," she said. "If Virginia has air conditioning and Michigan has air conditioning and Berkeley has air condition- ing, and we're here in the Southeast without air conditioning, we're not competitive." Whether tactful or not, Chapel Hill is not satisfied to be considered just one of the 16 campuses. The late Chancellor Michael Hooker ' 69 believed the turn of the century was no time for Carolina to be a humble member of the family - he spread the word to policymakers that it is of a higher order, owing to its special benefits to the state as a major research uni- versity. "We are a national institution, of national repute and national research," said Hawthorne, whose job it is to walk the halls of the Legislature ignoring the bleak prospects and looking for possibilities. "One thing we're trying to do with the Legislature is getting them to think differently about funding, taking X amount and instead of paying cash, work debt financing, the same as we do with home mortgages, and get more bang for the buck." Technically, she said, the latest of the bond financing bills con-
sidered last surruner is "still in play."
DAVID BROWN ' 75 is associate editor oj the Review.
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