Former President Ford plans lecture on political ascience at the University of Michigan this winter and appear in a number of NBC television news programs next year, it was announced yesterday.
He also accepted his second executive position - the chairmanship of the Academy for Educational Development, Inc., a nonprofit corporation that assists colleges and universities in preparing long-range educational and financial programs.
Ford's appointment as adjunct professor of political science at the University of Michigan, his alma mater, was approved by the school's board of regents on Friday. Officials said Ford planns to visit the Ann Arbor campus for one or two-week periods during this winter's term, giving at least five graduate and undergraduate lectures during each visits.
NBC announced the Ford and the network have "entered into a long-term agreement" under which he will appear on documentaries and other programs, starting in 1978.
Ford's aides and network officials said financial arrangements and specifics about the program are still being worked out and declined to elaborate on the official statement.
Ford's appointment as chairman of the New York-bases Academy for Educational Development follows his acceptance last week of the residency of the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships Foundation, which promotes visits by foreign leaders to the United States.
In another development, Ford's campaign committee filed a report with the Federal Election Commission showing tha the had more than $300,000 left over from his unsuccessful campaign against Jimmy Carter.
According to the report, filed Friday by the President Ford Committee, of the Ford campaign, with spending about $36 million was spent on behalf falling short of the legally prescribed limit for both the primary and general election campaigns.
However, the committee reportes that it had debts totalling $172,000, which would be only partially offset by $96,000 that is owed the campaign, largely in travel expenses owed by the news organizations.