Concern about faculty cuts, Clubs and Orgs funding and freshman visitation hours

The Student Senate met Monday, Oct. 10. Here is what you need to know. 

By Molly Wilson | News Editor

Concern regarding Faculty cuts

Resolution 64-9 which is a statement of opinion regarding student concern about faculty cuts was moved to old business which allowed Senate to vote on writing the statement instead of waiting for next week.

The Resolution was passed and will be distributed via in-person distribution, Instagram and email shortly.

Stipend for Executive Assistant of UCB

Student Senate passed Bill 64-3 which will fund the new Executive Assistant of United Cultures of Bethel Stipend of $800. If the position is made permanent the stipend will no longer come from the Senate General Fund and would be subject to change. 

Extra funding to Clubs and Organizations

After Resolution 64-3 was passed last week which changed club inactivity policies BSG was able to gain access to $38,699 of inactive club funds. Bill 64-4 was passed and allocated $7,653 of this to Clubs and Organizations. 

Changing freshmen visitation hours

Per the request of the Assistant Resident Directors, Student Senate discussed writing a statement of opinion in support of expanding freshman vis hours from 4 p.m. through 10 p.m to 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. The statement was voted down in favor of releasing the faculty cuts statement first and changing wording.

Student Activity Fee

A team has been formed to work with Financial Officer Nelson Cox to look at the Student Activity fee. At this time the members of the committee are not available to the student body.

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