11/14/10

SGA Meeting 11/14/10

  • Credit Hour Survey Discussion

    • GPA Weight – possibly consider way to count the extra .5 credit hour without the extra .5 weight on the GPA
    • Does work of science majors go unrecognized?
    • would not change the amount of classes you have to take for a science major
    • consideration of changing the language of the resolution
    • full-student survey
    • wanted to survey faculty – only administration has the authority to do so
    • tabled until next week and until after we have student body survey results
  • Library Open 24-7 during finals

    • Riley asked how we feel about $1,300 contribution to LIS for 3 days leading up to finals week – just this semester
      • we are offering half of total cost ($2,600)
    • need one security guard to control
    • collective support for next week’s bill
  • OINK Update

    • waiting until next week for full discussion
    • funding, more specific proposal wanted from administration
  • Food Committee Update

    • Tina met with Matt Biette this week
    • putting together a survey for the student body before forming a resolution
  • LIS Updates

    • Mike – Director of LIS asked us to put together a committee to work on printing quota, wireless issues, and other issues that come up in SGA meetings
    • going to look for 4 to 6 students to fill the committee
    • 3 more SGA members will also join the committee
    • simple application process for student members
  • New Business

    • Michael/Old Stone Mill working on bringing up Pass/Fail options for classes
      • motioning to create ad hoc committee
      • don’t want to get “squashed” again so they will be taking time on how to present to administration
    • who is going abroad for JTerm/Spring?
      • replacements needed
    • Digital Medium Platform
      • ways to communicate with students across campus
      • want to move away from paper fliers
      • way to give emergency messages to entire campus
      • linked with computer lab machines
      • advertisements/surveys of students
      • campus-wide initiative
      • MCAB started looking at it 3 years ago
      • going to be bringing vendors to campus


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