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Student Affairs Board (SAB)

Charge to the Committee

The board’s responsibilities include student services and activities, residences, student conduct and procedures for discipline, and other matters directly related to the extracurricular life of students of the university.

Operations

The vice president of the Student Government Association reports issues under consideration and decisions by the Student Affairs Board to the Student Senate. Sense-of-the-senate resolutions and suggested agenda items are conveyed to the Student Affairs Board by the same officer.

A faculty member, chosen by the elected faculty members of the board, reports to the faculty on a regular basis and conveys sense-of-the-faculty resolutions and suggested agenda items to the Student Affairs Board. Other agenda items relating to administrative policy changes may be brought to the board by the Dean of the College or the chair.

Legislation passed by the Student Affairs Board is reported to the Student Senate by the vice president of the Student Association. The Student Senate may, if it wishes, express disagreement and request the board to reconsider the legislation, pass it in amended form, or reject it. In either of the first two cases, the action of the board will become official university policy immediately, unless remanded to the Conference Board by the president.

The chair is elected yearly by the membership of the board and is entitled to vote on all matters. No proxy votes may be cast. If the president exercises the right to vote, it is in place of the Dean of the College.

The Student Affairs Board has the power to establish, reconstitute, and abolish standing committees. At least one member of each standing committee is drawn from the membership of the Student Affairs Board. The need for each standing committee must be reviewed every three years. All standing committees created by the board consist of faculty members elected by the faculty, students elected by the Student Senate, and other members as deemed appropriate by the board.

Meeting Times

Every other Tuesday, 4:15 p.m.

Members

Chair:
President (ex officio): Brian Casey
SGA president (ex officio)
SGA vice president (ex officio)
Consultant/Non-voting:
  • Katie Kammerdiener
  • Kim Taylor
  • Thad Mantaro
Elected faculty:
Conduct Board Representative:
  • TBD

Students:

     

Functions

Legislative:
The board enacts appropriate legislative policies in the area of student affairs with two exceptions: major policy decisions or departures as defined by the president of the university are referred to the Conference Board; policies regarding academic integrity are the joint responsibility of the Student Affairs Board and the Academic Affairs Board.
Advisory
The board acts as an advisory group for the dean of the college and the dean’s staff, including the areas of Residential Life, Fraternity and Sorority Advising, and the Center for Leadership and Student Involvement. In its advisory role, the board acts to review proposed policy changes in its area of responsibility.