Provost John Etchemendy will seek approval for a proposal to transfer the contents of Meyer Library to the Graduate School of Business (GSB) South Building at this month’s Board of Trustees meeting, according to library communications director Andrew Herkovic.
At its last meeting of the academic year, the Undergraduate Senate failed to confirm an elections commissioner, a move that may stand in violation of ASSU governing documents. According to the Joint Bylaws, both the Undergraduate Senate and Graduate Student Council must approve a new commissioner by the end of spring quarter.
The Undergraduate Senate raced against the clock Tuesday night, setting out to finish its weekly two-hour meeting in half that time, so its members could attend the tail-end of the Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford (SUES) student town hall, which was held concurrently in Toyon Lounge. Committee updates and a discussion of three bills that the Senate will vote on next week were the main order of business.
Despite Stanford Athletics’ new radio deal with KNBR 1050 AM for exclusive broadcasting rights, student-run radio station KZSU 90.1 FM will continue to air football and men’s basketball games.
The Undergraduate Senate settled into office yesterday. At its first full-length meeting Tuesday night, it confirmed the membership of Senate committees, passed funding bills and discussed two separate pieces of legislation–one that would create paid consultant positions on the ASSU Publications Board (Pub Board) and another that would establish the office of ASSU Parliamentarian.
Officials from Stanford’s Department of Environmental Health and Safety met with University leadership Monday to present newly drafted, institution-wide machine shop safety guidelines. The move, a departure from the University’s hands-off policy, was prompted by the April 11 death of a Yale senior Michele Dufault and Saturday’s after-hours fire at the Product Realization Lab.