Student Senate

Minutes 4.10.07



Tuesday April 10, 2007

6:30 p.m. Mills Library


I. Call to Order

 II. Special Business                                                 

III. Announcements and Constituent Concerns

  • Lights in front of Veasey do not come on until 10:00 p.m.  Could that be fixed?
  • Chad Sardashti with an announcement.  Saturday, April 14th, 5:00 Mills A – Hendrix Legends.  Dr. Farthing will be there (this is for Alumni Weekend)
  • Ryan Hughes talked about weight room times.  There is really nothing to do about it this year.  Mabee is open later than Grove, and next year the gyms will be open later (weeknights even until 9 or 10ish?)
  • Dylan Moore on clam chowder:  “There is no chowder crisis, and we’re working on getting more chowder.” ~Dylan
  • Physical Plant – Cache is all over them!  Stuff about pavement at Clifton and stuff.
  • Pipe and Drape has arrived.  Any interest in using it needs to be directed to BJ – send email or get it in writing and BJ can get the contract out to those wanting to use it.  Veasey is already requesting the Pipe and Drape for the Veasey Luau. 

IV. Departmental Liaison Reports 

V. Committee Reports 

  • Multicultural Development Committee with James Tyus/James Murray
  • Social Committee with Valerie Kimbrough/Sam Jackson
    • Wednesday night at 8:30 – Cary Judd
    • Sunday at 8:30 in Burrow – Pan’s Labyrinth
  • Media Committee with Mandy Munoz/Megan Wooley
  • Council on Residence Life with Harper Zielonko/Robert Fureigh
    • Elections for Halls’ New Councils coming up within the next two weeks
    • If constituents are interested, tell them to contact their Hall Councils
  • Campus Kitty with Harper Zielonko/Hina Mehta
    • Giving out money (charity money we raised, that is) and everything will be delivered to the selected organizations by the 30th.
  • Environmental Concerns Committee with Allison Hammons/Maggie McKinney
    • Saturday, April 21 – Arkansas Earth Day.  Carpooling (meet at Eco House).  Be there by 9:00 a.m. to leave if you want to hear President Clinton speak at 10:00.  For those who can’t wake up so early, another carpool leaves at 12:00.
    • April 22 – on the lawn between Grove and Hulen – Celebration of Earth Day at Hendrix
      • Bike Tune-Ups (chain oil, tools, pumps)
  • Academic Policy with Katie Pearce
    • Meeting on Thursday…  Any concerns with Academic Policy or things of that nature, please contact Katie Pearce
  • Student and Academic Concerns Committee with BJ Fogleman and Katie Pearce
  • Finance Committee with Samantha Bode
    • Discretionary Proposals
      • APPROVED – computer for SoCo ($1447)
      • APPROVED – sound and lighting equipment for SoCo ($5110)
      • APPROVED – funding for trip for SHARP ($520)
      • DECLINED – Toga money for Galloway
    • Budgeting Overview
      • Sam Bode will email clubs when the date is set.
  • Communications Committee with Lin Poff
  • Committee on Committees with Shlok Vaidya
    • Nominations
      • SoCo Positions APPROVED
        • Light and Sound – Tim Pote
        • Music and Dance – Sarah Richardson
        • Publicity – Kris Silk
        • Special Events and Films – Walt Wilcox
      • Campus Kitty Positions APPROVED
        • First Vice-Chair – Rainey Gibson
        • Second Vice-Chair – Katy Kirk
        • CoC wants to find a position for T.C. Elliott; Senate approved this as well as the Chair positions
      • Welcome Week Positions APPROVED
        • First Vice-Chair – Kelsey Steele
        • Second Co-Vice-Chair – Samantha Clark
        • Second Co-Vice-Chair – Caelan O’Sullivan
    • Also, CoC and Campus Kitty have decided to add a Campus Kitty Liaison who will be appointed by CK Chair and then approved by Senate
  • Executive Committee with Will Green

VI. Unfinished Business 

VII. New Business

  •  ELECTION RESULTS from Amanda Brooks
    • Houses – Jessica Estes
    • Raney – Ellie Wheeler
    • Couch – Nick Balee
  • Rob Young:  discussed attempted burglary in Business Office.  Put in notes – be careful, be aware of surroundings.  Walk with groups at night, be careful, lock rooms and cars… If someone looks out of place, contact Public Safety.  For people in dorms who you believe shouldn’t be there, contact an RA or Public Safety.  Just emphasize safety for the students.

 VIII. Adjournment until April 17, 2007


Clean up:  Off-Campus, Apartments, Houses