Order of Business
I. Call to Order
II. Guest Speakers
a. Mrs. Yulanda L. McCarty-Harris, Esq., Director of Equal Opportunity and Diversity.
b. Dr. Adam Earnheardt, Faculty Advisor, Rookery Radio.
III. Roll Call
IV. Approval of the Minutes & Agenda
V. Executive Business
a. Committee Chairs’ Reports
i. Chair of Student Life Committee
ii. Chair of Academic Affairs Committee
iii. Chair of University Affairs Committee
iv. Chair of Financial Appropriations Committee
VI. Unfinished Business
VII. New Business
a. A Bill (SB F 2010-03) Appropriations
VIII. Advisors’ and Members’ Remarks
X. Gallery Remarks
Student Life Committee Report:
v The Penguin Pre-Party on October 21st from 7-9PM will be sponsored by SGA.
v The homecoming tailgate will be October 30th. The lot opens at 8AM, the parade is at 11AM and the game begins at 1PM. It is in the student organizations lot next to Taco Bell. Remember, this is a DRY tailgate! We need 6-10 people to work the tailgate every hour.
v We need to decide if we are going to serve breakfast or lunch food at the tailgate. We would like the whole SGA body to vote on this at meeting.
List of Attendees:
Stephen Mesik, Executive Vice President
Alyssa DiBernardi, Chair for Academic Affairs
Not present: Terrell Wesley
Guest Speakers: Julie Felix, President of Youngstown Academic Advising Association (YACADA); Cheryl Bosley, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Academic Advising; Sue Miller, Health and Human Services
1. Academic Advising
Julie Felix, Cheryl Bosley, and Sue Miller were there to discuss many of their concerns with academic advising at the university
The idea of YSU 101 course was brought up again as this would solve many of the current problems:
i. Late Registration
ii. SOAR issues
iii. Curriculum Sheets
iv. DARS accessibility and readability
Dr. Anderson is actively working on the late registration issues which were discussed in the first Academic Senate meeting.
2. Last Lecture Series
Dr. Khwajha and Mike Florak, a former Communications professor, are being contacted to speak this semester
Dr. Fahey will be contacted in the spring to speak.
University Affairs Committee Report
See separate report.
Financial Affairs Committee Report
See separate report.