Some on Tuesday remained concerned about the time left for incoming senators to organize a policy summit, as was done last spring, or at least form committees and select chairs before the year’s end.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate was scheduled to approve the association’s operating budget for the upcoming year, but put on the brakes when an amendment to reduce executive salaries was proposed in the name of fiscal responsibility.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate considered a second plea on Tuesday to amend a bill mandating the on-campus presence of senators for the duration of their terms, starting with the 13th Senate in fall 2011.
Post-election debriefing is underway, and ASSU undergraduate senators have a bone to pick with Ben Jensen ’12, who was elected Saturday to the 12th Undergraduate Senate.
McLaughlin said special fees for students next year could drop to $116 per quarter from $119 if all special fee groups are approved on the ballot.
Trying to stand out in a sea of slogans, candidates for ASSU Undergraduate Senate are pooling their resources and forming groups to clinch votes on April 8. Two new coalitions have emerged this year, both hoping to garner votes based on shared ideals and experiences.
Students may have to expect a $54 increase to the communications fee on their University bill over the next three academic years.
Student Services Division, officer salaries dominated Tuesday’s Senate meeting