By Paul A. Anthony, Editor in Chief
After about 90 minutes of reports, announcements and prayer requests, the Students’ Association confirmed a new liaison and adjourned.
Rep. Jonathan Holloway, Mabee Hall, was confirmed as SA’s representative to the Intercollegiate Leadership Council.
The confirmation passed on a 36-0 vote with four abstentions, despite little explanation and no discussion of his potential role.
Discussion on a bill that would create a faculty-and-student committee to help students at risk of leaving the school was postponed for another week because its sponsor, Rep. Elizabeth Alvarez, Administration Building, was absent.
Although expecting four items of new business to be presented, president Jonathan Wilkerson said two absences and the withdrawal of an item left just Holloway’s confirmation.
Meanwhile, the following committees and members presented reports:
Vice president Layne Rouse said he and the Faculty Senate had agreed to work together to create more co-curricular activities in which students could become involved. Rouse also announced fund-raising had begun for a Spring Break Campaigns endowment fund.
Rep. Nicole Gutierrez, Nelson Hall, reported that the Student Government Association Research and Development Committee is working on longer hours for Brown Library, getting the WB Channel added to the university’s cable network and getting student photos placed on the myACU directory.
The newly created Abilene Affairs Committee has begun research into the city’s political structure and daily routines, ISA liaison Susanne Drehsel announced. The limit on the number of unrelated people allowed in one house can be brought up in 6 months, Drehsel said.
Rep. Jeremy Gudgel, McKinzie Hall, announced the creation of a standing committee devoted to the creation of a lighted jogging track around campus.
SA’s Congress meets every Wednesday at 5 p.m. in Room 114 of the Biblical Studies Building. All undergraduates are members of SA and are invited to attend.