Article III: Senate

Section A- Composition
The SGA Senate shall consist of the President, Vice-President, and Senator from each class, along with four at-large Senators. The Campus Activities Board (CAB) Chair (or designate from the CAB Executive Council) and one member of the faculty shall serve as ex officio, voting members; the Vice-President of Labor and Student Life (or designate) shall serve as an ex officio, non-voting member.

Section B- Leadership
The Senate shall elect a Speaker and a Clerk from within its membership and other officers as deemed necessary.

Section C- Duties
The duties of the Senate will be to:

  1. Meet regularly, no less than bi-weekly
  2. Allocate the funds of the SGA treasury
  3. Establish all election procedures for Senate positions and Executive Offices of the SGA.
  4. Encourage and sponsor campus events that contribute to awareness, knowledge, and thought about contemporary issues.
  5. Make all legislation necessary and proper to campus governance.