After swearing to uphold the values of the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU), the 21st Undergraduate Senate elected senate positions during their inaugural meeting
In its third meeting, the 20th Undergraduate Senate discussed the General Use Permit and funding for student groups. Before that, however, the Senate held a closed session that lasted approximately 40 minutes.
On April 14th, the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) elections commission announced that Shanta Katipamula ’19 and Graduate School of Education Ph.D. candidate Rosie Nelson would be the next executives of the ASSU for the 2018-2019 academic year. Katipamula and Nelson comprised the second undergraduate-graduate slate in ASSU history.
The Shanta-Rosie slate won 61.92 percent of the vote, more than twice as much as the second place slate, which earned 27.3 percent. The winners made connecting undergraduate and graduate students a central component of their platform.
In its 25th meeting, the 19th Undergraduate Senate focused on the forthcoming transition to the new class of Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) representatives. Discussion covered a change to election rules that would allow campaigning to continue up through the voting period, a bill to institute Rosenberg’s Rules of Order in Senate meetings and a bill to allocate funding for the new Senate.
Shanta Katipamula ’19 was elected chair over returning Senator Hattie Gawande ’18 in the first meeting of the 18th Undergraduate Senate.