USS Meeting 9/25/2015
Present Senators: Nico, Mariko, Ingrid, Maggie, Joy, Petra, Patrick, Simon, Jovan, Dafne, Roz, Logan, Serengeti, Jessie (14 present)
Visitors: Michael (non senator), Ruben (non senator),Chris (non senator), Mohammed (non-senator), Anara (non-senator), Joseph (non-senator) (6 present)
Absent with leave:
Absent: Wanja, Victoria
Meeting started: 7:20 PM
Meeting Adjourned: 9:27PM
Reading of Agenda & Introductions
Anara’ Update of Change in Sexual Assault Policy
Meeting with Sexy Collective.
Senator training for presence on the panel.
Administration is in works to rework policy.
Logan to coordinate meeting with Cardozo law contact to review the present language and possibly apply stronger policies.
Next step is to enforce stronger rules, and wait for result. If negative, we will pass around the petition.
USS Meeting Facilitation
Simon- proposes that the Co-Chair facilitates meetings with a rotating schedule. It I encourage each senator to facilitate, however this is not mandatory. Joseph proposes that each senator presents instead.
MOTION (Simon): To have all senators encouraged to facilitate: 14 in favor, MOTION PASSES
Lang Elections Spring 2016
50% of seats are up for reelection.
Simon & Nico present a solution for a tie in the Lang elections. One “priority” seat for those in the tie along with normal elections for a the second seat.
Simon and Nico will write out the language.
3rd Party Election Process
Joint Divisional Student Senate Meetings
Motion approved schedule as follows:
NSSR, LSU, PASU, PSS
University Wide Email
Honorary Degree Committee-Serengeti
New School Alumni Update - Maggie presenting on the Parsons Reunion: October 10th, requesting Parsons Senators to participate, however, all are welcome
Constitutional Reading & Recommendations
Updates: University Town Hall, Tuesday Oct. 6th.
Executive Board/Trustee Elections
Co-Chair: Simon , Serengeti, Petra, Patrick
Communications Director: Joy!
Graduate Trustee (pink card): Ingrid, Jovan
Undergraduate Trustee (yellow card): Patrick, Logan, Nico
Graduate Trustee: Ingrid
Undergraduate Trustee: Nico
Co-Chairs: Simon, Serengeti, Patrick
MOTION (Nico): To have Joseph, Maggie, and Joy be elected in their respective executive positions. UNANIMOUS, MOTION PASSES