The GSC met Wednesday and talked about several items.
In its fourth meeting this quarter, the 17th Undergraduate Senate discussed a bill to abolish Senate committees, heard updates from ASSU Executives and overruled an Election Commissions decision on student groups included on the ballot. In addition, they approved funding requests and equipment lending for student groups.
The 15th Undergraduate Senate officially began the process of substantive funding reform and also voted to formally institutionalize the Leadership Development Program in its meeting on Tuesday night.
At the Feb. 26 meeting of the ASSU Undergraduate Senate, senators passed a bill to extend the ASSU elections declaration deadline from March 1 to March 8.
The ASSU Executive Board received 35 applications for seven seats on the 2012-2013 Nominations Committee (NomCom), the group of students responsible for selecting and appointing student representatives to more than 40 University committees and organizations. ASSU President Robbie Zimbroff ’12 M.A. ’13 said that the pool of applicants — half graduate and half undergraduate students — is diverse and…
Elections Commissioner Adam Adler ’12 submitted a bill titled, “A Bill to Encourage People to Do What They Should Already Be Doing” at the 13th meeting of the ASSU Undergraduate Senate Tuesday evening. Adler, whose presence dominated the meeting as long discussions arose surrounding several bills he presented, sought to “admonish” ASSU Executive President Michael…
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.
There’s no doubt that the ASSU is a part of every Stanford student’s life—every student is a member, pays fees as a part of tuition and benefits from the activities funded by these fees. But the legal standing of the ASSU relative to the University lies in a gray area.