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MINUTES - Thursday, October 29, 1998

Student Union Board of Governors

Present: L. Calabrese, R. Campbell (Chair), E. Carte, N. Clark, M. Favara, L. Gargamelli,  
V. Hayes, K. Jackson, S. Lamont, K. Moore, D. Orloske, J. Palasek, A. Portilla, D. Ross, 
R. Schneeweiss, J. Silberman, J. Zytka

Chairman Campbell called the meeting to order at 5:03 p.m.  After welcoming the Board, 
the first order of business was ratification of new members.

	MOTION (N. Clark/K. Moore)  To ratify Ms. Louisa Calabrese as one of the 
	Center Assistant Representatives to the SUBOG and Mr. Ed Carte as a Program 
	Council Member-at-Large Representative for 1998-99:

Motion passed (12 approved, 0 against, 0 abstained)	(SUBOG 98-18)

	MOTION (K. Moore/J. Zytka)  To ratify Mr. Ronald Edison as the Multicultural 
	Special Interest Representative to the 1998-99 SUBOG.

Motion passed (14 approved, 0 against, 0 abstained)		(SUBOG 98-19)

The Chair then asked that the House, Budget, and Student Services Committees meet in caucus 
for the purpose of setting meeting times, talk of what the goals of each committee might be, 

	MOTION (S. Lamont/R. Edison)  To increase the number of guests who are 
	allowed at the November 13 Lambda Theta Phi dance from one to two persons.   
	After a lengthy discussion about precedent, facility use, and attendance by 

Motion defeated (3 approved, 12 against, 1 abstained)

	MOTION (D. Ross/L. Gargamelli)  That the current guest policy should be 
	reviewed by the House Committee and reported back to SUBOG.

Motion passed (15 approved, 0 against, 0 abstained)		(SUBOG 98-20)

Mr. Campbell then gave a report on his attendance at the ACUI Region 1 conference held at 
the University of Rhode Island, October 16, 17, 18.  Other delegates (R. Schneeweiss, 
D. Orloske, D. Geraci, L. Calabrese, J. Silberman) also added to the report.

Ms. Lamont then gave an extensive Program Council report.  She highlighted the successful 
Autumn Explosion weekend and International Coffeehouse.  She reiterated attendance is up 
in all areas.

	MOTION (S. Lamont/A. Portilla)  To ratify as Program Council Executives 
	for the 1998-1999 academic year:

		Karyn Moore	PC Secretary
		Ed Carte	PC Spotlite Committee Executive
		Dawn Geraci	PC Community Adventures Committee Executive

Motion passed (14 approved, 0 against, 0 abstained)		(SUBOG 98-21)

Mr. Orloske then gave his report on the Student Center addition project.  The project is 
in the Design Document Stage.  The Board is invited to a 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
presentation by the architects on November 20.

Mr. Schneeweiss asked that an ad hoc committee be formed in order to mount the first phase 
of a project to sell bricks for walkways to the new Student Center.  The plan is to gather 
information and present this project to University Development for support, direction, and 
help.  The Board appeared quite excited about this project.

Mr. Schneeweiss then proposed a SHUT THE DOOR PARTY - an event to be held at the closing of 
the Student Center.  Such an event would be for the campus and Student Center alumni.  The 
Student Services Committee will steer this event forward.

The Board then engaged in goal development exercises.  The following goals were agreed to 
be most significant, and the Board was committed to bringing energy to them:

To engage in activities that cause a greater sense of community and pride on campus.
To examine campus organizations use of off-campus food vendors.
To get the campus excited about the new Student Center.
To name all the rooms in the new Student Center by April 1, 1999.

The next meeting will be Thursday, November 19, 1998, at 5:00 p.m. in the Student Center 
Alumni Lounge. 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:44 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Robert Schneeweiss
Executive Secretary SUBOG



Last updated: October 15, 1998