by Steven Schmidt
The Sophomore, Junior and Senior Class Committees met last week to discuss their plans for the upcoming year. Sophomore Class Council is planning Sophomore Day for Oct. 7.
The Housing and Dining Committee plans to redecorate the Caples elevator. They will accept applications from the student body, vote on a design and have the top three artists work on the winning submission.
The Campus Safety Committee will meet with Chief Business Officer Mark Kohlman to discuss expanding access hours to certain academic buildings. They will also discuss the possibility of parking in the Bexley Hall lot.
A representative from the Buildings and Grounds Committee met with the search committee for a new director of facility operations. K-Card scanners to all buildings are working again.
Student Council discussed the possibility of working with Campus Senate to enact changes in the Student Council constitution.
Student Council would like to standardize the procedure for appointing members to the Student Conduct Review Board.
Student Council discussed raising the Student Activities Fee. The Business and Finance Committee (BFC) noted that funds allocated to student groups that are not used enter a contingency fund to be used in case of emergencies.
BFC Office hours begin this week. Supplemental budget meetings will begin Tuesday, Sept. 22.
The Committee expressed an interest in expanding K-card usage businesses in Mount Vernon.