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Meeting minutes for Consolidated Student Senate, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, December 9, 1980






Includes agenda and meeting minutes. Agenda erroneously lists December 16, 1980 as the date. CSUN Session 11 Meeting Minutes and Agendas.

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CONSOLIDATED STUDENTS UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS 4505 Maryland Parkway Las Vegas, Nevada 89154 Telephone (702) 739-3477 SENATE PRESIDENT MARTIN J. BURZINSKI A g e n d a Seriate Meeting it5 Decenber 16, 19 80 Moyer Student Union Building Room 203 4 p.m. I. Call to Order II. Roll Call III. Approval of Minutes #4 IV. Exeuctive Board Announcements V . Executive Board Nominations A. Judicial Council 1. TBA 2. TBA VI. Committee Reports A. Appropriations Board B. Publications Board C. By-La^s Committee D. Organizations Board E. Entertainment and Programming Board F. Radio Board G. Ad Hoc Committees VII. Old Business A. Request for Season Basketball Tickets, Student Radio Station Manager VIII. New Business A. Resolution, Change in foriegn language requirements College of Arts & Letters (Senator Oshinski) IX. Open Discussion X. Adjournment Senate Meetino #5 December 9, 1980 Moyer Student Union Buildina Room 203 4 p.m. I. Call to Order Senate President Burzinski called the meeting to order of the Consolidated Student Senate at 4 p.m. II. Roll Call Members in Attendance Patrick Malloy Tom Foskaris Guest Present Kathi Kulesza Dean Unrue Lori Ann Kanton John Wenstrom Scott Lewandowski Dr. Mathieu Scott Browder Dr. Pasterk Scott Karosa Mack Jackson Rick Oshinski Mike Taylor-unexcused absent Sandy Williams Jeff Wild Bill Haldeman Gary Crandel1-unexcused absent Roberta Burton Henry Moore Derrek Yelton Robert Scavetta Carlene Clay Jim McKinney-excused absent III. Approval of Minutes #4 There being no further additions or corrections the minutes of Senate Meeting #4 stood approved. IV. Executive Board Announcements A. Vacant Vice-President Pro Tempore Vice-President Reyes announced that Dale Hulen, her vice-presdient Pro Tempore will not be able to maintain his office, this seat will be ooened if anvone is interested. B. Regent's Meeting Vice-President Reyes announced that there would be a Renent meetinn on November 13, at 9:00 a.m. in Education 399. CSUN will be presenting their araument to defeat the plus/minus oradinq svstem. It is important that all Senators and students try to attend the meeting. C. Guest Present Senate President Burzinski thanked Dr. Mathieu, Dr. Pasterk, and Dean Unrue for attending the Senate Meeting. Senate Meeting #5 December 9, 1980 Daoe ?. D. Excused absences Senate President Burzinski reminded the Senators that if thev were qoina to be qone during the Christmas break, be sure to let him know in advance so that they will have excused absences. Senator Oshinski moved to suspend with the rules and move into New Business item A. The motion was seconded. The motion passed unanimously. New Business Resolution, Foreign Language Requirement, College of Arts & Letters. Senator Oshinski. Senator Oshinski requested that Dr. Unrue, Dean of the College of Arts & Letters speak to the Senate concerning the proposed change in foreign language requirements for Arts & Letters majors. Dean Unrue explained that the proposed change was not final at this time and more research would be conducted before a final recomendation was made. Dean Unrue further exolained that this was an effort to upgrade the degree within the College of Arts & Letters. Many other colleges and universities comparable to UNLV require foreign lan-guages. Dean Unrue stressed that before a final conclusion was reached, he would obtain important student imput. Dr. Corina Mathieu briefly addressed the Senate and explained why she thought it important for students to have some exposure to a foreign language. VI. Committee Reports A. Approbations Board There was no report. B. Publications Board There was no report. C. By-Laws Committee There was no report. D. Organizations Board There was no report. E. Entertainment and Programming Board There was no report. F. Radio Board Senator Oshinski read the minutes of the Radio Board held on December 8, 1980. It was passed by the Board to have the CSUN Executive Board approach the Board of Regent's for funding of the Radio Station through their special projects fund. John Wennstrom explained the problem in the budaet. Some funds appropriated had already been committed.Senator Oshinski moved to approve the minutes. The motion was seconded. Discussion took place. There beina no further additions or corrections the minutes stood approved as read. E. Constitutional Revision Committee Senator Wild announced that there would be a meetinn December 10 at 3:30 in Senate President Burzinski's office. VII. Old Business A. Request for Season Basketball Tickets, Student Radio Station Mananer This item was withdrawn from the agenda. Senate Meeting #5 December 9, 1980 Rape 3 VIII. New Business B. Information Boards Senator Karosa asked about the progress of Information Boards. Senate President Burzinski informed him that it was the project of President Chanos. C. Basketball Poster Senator Karosa moved that CSUN Executive Board order posters concerning the distribution of UNLV student basketball tickets, approximately a dozen posters to be placed around campus. The motion was seconded. Discussion took place. The motion passed unaimously. D. Book Exchange Program Senator Oshinski spoke to the Senate about a Book Exchanae Proaram to be developed in the Spring# He announced that space had been secured by Senator Haldeman and himself to set UP the proaram. Both Senator Haldeman and himself are planninci to write an operating policy for a committee known as the Student Services Committee that would be incharge of this proaram and various other pronrams to help student Senator Oshinski moved to approve the concent of a book exchange proaram. The motion was seconded. The motion nassed unanimously. E. Delay of Senate Meeting Senate President Pro Tempore Yelton moved to postpone Senate Meetinn #7 to be held on December 23, 1980 to January 6, 1981. The motion was seconded. The motion passed unanimously. IX. Open Discussion Senate President Burzinski announced that Roberta Burton, and Martha Boos and himself have been attending a parliamentary study unit that meets in Nevada. The meeting is every 3rd Wednesday of the month at the bank on Tropicana and Eastern. If anyone is interested in attending these workshops please contact Senate President Burzinski. Senator Oshinski apologized for his hasty actions concerning the foreign language requirement. He would like input from students on their reactions, and to gather more data before he presents a resolution to the Senate. Senator Oshinski was pleased with the matter of the Season Basketball Tickets for the Radio Station Student Manager that the problem of little importance could be settled privately by President Chanos and Bill Saxton outside of the Senate meeti ng. Senator Kulesza announced that she would be unable to make the Grievance Committee meeting. Senator Browder volunteered to ao in her place the meetinn. Senator Foskaris moved to adjourn. The motion was seconded. The motion passed unanimously. X. Adjournment Senate President Burzinski adjourned the fifth meetina of the Consolidated Student Senate at 5:00 p.m. Senate Meeting #5 December 9, 1980 Dage 4 Respectfully Submitted by, Respectfully Prepared bv, Martin J. Burzinski Robin Starlin CSUN Senate President CSUN Senate Secretary