ASLCSC Senate Meeting Minutes January 16, 2001
ASLCSC Senate Meeting Minutes
January 16, 2001
The meeting was called to order at 4:30 p.m.
Present: Fox, Heath, Lawyer, Ochszner, Skow, Redford, McCoy, Nunez
Approval of Minutes of December 5, 2000:
Dr. Meier - Spoke about the budget holdback. Student Affairs staff has put in a lot of effort to increase enrollment. After the 10th day of classes we will know whether or not we have at least maintained the enrollment of fall semester. Dr. Meier announced that the Registrar, Janet Danley, has resigned. Assistant Registrar Ryan Gill will be stepping in as Registrar on an interim basis. Due to a glitch with Datatel, the grade reports did not print the Dean's List or Academic Standing correctly. Letters were sent to students regarding the problem.
Mr. Magruder - He spoke briefly about the events on the spring calendar. Copies of the calendar are available. He is looking forward to the spring semester. Jitterz coffee shop has rearranged slightly to better serve customers. Sodexho Marriott has introduced a new Express Catering Menu with some greatly reduced prices for carryout catering. Orders need to be placed 24 hours in advance. Student Programming Board is showing a movie Wednesday night and they have a band scheduled on January 30th. Coming up on the Intramural/Recreational Sports calendar is a ski trip to Bluewood on January 27th.
Dr. Meier gave an example of Intellectual Property as being something that a faculty member has developed such as a new curriculum or a computer program. Senators Ochszner and Lawyer volunteered to be on the task force. President Wright also discussed a letter and a draft copy of a bill regarding tax free textbooks that he received from ASBSU Lobbyist Casey Swisher. Discussion ensued.
Alumni Board - Senator Ochszner reported. The Alumni Board met last week. They said thanks for all the work put in at the Craft Fair. There was a lot of discussion about the Activity Center.
Senate Majority Leader Ochszner asked for nominations for Senate Pro Tem. Senator Fox nominated Senator Skow. Senator McCoy seconded the nomination. Senator Skow accepted the nomination. Senator Skow was voted in as Senate Pro Tem.
Senate Information Reports:
Senator Lawyer announced the lunch with President Zimmerman on Thursday, January 18th. The topic of discussing will be student fees.
Senator Ochszner reminded the Senate that if they want any constitutional changes to be thinking about it now. Changes to the constitution must be advertised at least three weeks before elections and voted on during the elections. Also, senate applications are due Wednesday, January 31st and interviews will take place on February 1.
Motion to adjourn, Senator Skow, Second Senator Nunez. Meeting Adjourned at 5:10 p.m.
Respectfully Submitted by: Laura Wilson
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