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#88 - University Union Board


Approved: May 15, 2002

Monitor: Vice President for Student Affairs


Purpose

To serve as the advisory board to the Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) University Union.

Organization

The board shall consist of fifteen voting members and one student alternate, as follows:

  1. Eight student members and one student alternate member:

    a. Two students from Student Government, appointed by the Student Body President with two-thirds approval of the Student Senate,

    b. One student appointed by the Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities through an application process available to all students from the College.

    c. One student appointed by the Dean of the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences through an application process available to all students from the College.

    d. One student appointed by the Dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies through an application process available to all students from the College.

    e. One student appointed by the Dean of the College of Sciences through an application process available to all students from the College.

    f. One student appointed by the Director of Minority Affairs through an application process available to all minority students.

    g. One student appointed by the University Board.
  2. The Financial Vice President of Student Government shall be an alternate student member and shall have full voting powers in the absence of one of the student members.
  3. Seven members representing the campus community shall be appointed by the following organizations:a. Three Faculty Senate members appointed by the Faculty Senate.b. Three Staff Senate members appointed by the Staff Senate.c. One Alumnus appointed by the Director of Alumni Services.d. Each campus community member shall appoint an alternate to serve as a voting member in the absence of the regular member.
  4. Each voting member shall serve a one-year term effective the first academic day of the Fall Semester.
  5. The Chairperson of the MLK University Union Board shall be the Director of Student Services. The Chairperson shall be without vote.
  6. The MLK University Union Board shall have the following ex-officio members without vote:

    a. Campus Scheduling Supervisor

    b. Director of University Union

    c. Director of Dining Services

    d. Chairperson of the University Board

    e. Director of Student Life

    f. Assistant Director, MLK University Union

Responsibilities

  1. To advise and make recommendations concerning financial and operational policies of the MLK University Union.
  2. To receive and review the MLK University Union budget presented by the Director, Student Services.
  3. To present the reviewed budget and any recommendations to the Vice President for Student Affairs.
  4. To address any concerns and receive suggestions regarding the services of the MLK University Union and to make recommendations.
  5. The University Union Board shall hold open meetings monthly while the University is in session during Fall and Spring Semesters. Special meetings may be held at the request of the Chairperson.