Illinois Institute of Technology

Student Government Association Senate Hearing Minutes

November 2, 2016

    • Call to order and recap of Sonia’s rules
    • Unfinished business
      • None
    • New business
  • Lewis College Student Union 
      • Presentation
        • 59%of students within college feel they are disconnected from University
        • To give active voice to Lewis Students
        • They will have meetings and projects
        • Goal- improve academic achievement, community development, and career development
        • Want as many students as possible in org
        • Already established Exec Board and Constitution 

      • Questions
        • Have you had communication with Admin of Lewis
          • Spoke with dean as a Senator, Admin is very interested
        • # of Students interested
          • Not sure, possibly 20
        • What is the # of active members
          • Just exec Board right now
        • Why are you creating your own org if you wanted to be more active at IIT
          • It’s about having a voice and being recognized
        • Do you have specific events and speakers in mind
          • Not quite, want to gauge interest of students before making things concrete
      • Discussion
        • Wants to become an org while not specifically knowing what she is going to do, no purpose
          • Reaction:no, she does have a purpose, they are simply in the idea phase
        • This is similar to Undergraduate Business Council, it has been beneficial to students in Stuart
        • We have tons of targeted orgs to majors, they deserve one
      • Voting
        • 11-0-2
        • PASSED
    • Cricket Club
      • Did not show
  • Officer reports
    • President
      • No updates
    • Events Chair
      • No Updates
    • Academic Affairs
      • No Updates
    • Communications
      • Haunted House went well, volunteering will be a continuing thing
    • Student Life
      • Dead Birds Project in full swing
      • Student Discount cards
        • 5 more restaurants have been contacted
      • Food Advisory Board
        • Meeting last Friday was successful
          • Would like to see more senators there
    • Finance Board
      • Third Hearing Date, November 19th
      • Advising Dates, 7th-11th
      • Currently recruiting members, an application will be created soon
        • Will contact student orgs, flyers will be posted in HUB and MTCC
    • Judicial Board
      • Proposed new addition to Bylaws
        • Article XXVIII Section 5
      • Questions-
        • Clarification on what this means
        • How would JB present this in such a way that says we can make a fair decision
          • They will sign a written document agreeing to whatever the JB decides
      • San will send email out
  • Open floor
    • Suggestion:dedicate two Senate Hearings to all student org presentations
      • Tabled
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