The purpose of Kenyon College’s Student Council is to: Represent the interests, well-being, and success of the entire student body of Kenyon College; create legislature to meet the needs of the student body; foster an ongoing environment of growth amongst all entities of the Kenyon community; and to promote the aims and goals of Kenyon College. [January 31, 2017]
a. The officers shall be a President, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Student Life, Vice President for Business and Finance, a President to represent each class year, Director of Operations, Buildings & Grounds Chairperson, Housing & Dining Chairperson, Campus Safety Chairperson, Diversity & Social Justice Chairperson, and special interest representatives.
It shall be the duty of the President to:
It shall be the duty of the Vice President for Academic Affairs to:
It shall be the duty of the Vice President for Student Life to:
It shall be the duty of the Vice President for Business and Finance to:
It shall be the duty of class presidents to:
Responsible for oversight of respective class committee
Represent the interests of respective class committee in Student Council and to other constituents across campus
Maintain accurate records of class committee meetings
Facilitate a membership selection process for committee members as outlined in each committee’s individual procedures.
Other duties as assigned by the Student Council President and/or advisor.
It shall be the duty of the Director of Operations to:
It shall be the duty of the standing committee chairpersons to:
It is recommended that the special interest representatives:
Section 1: Recommendations for amendments to Student Council bylaws shall require a ⅔ majority vote of present, voting Student Council members. Amendment proposals shall have a minimum of two readings prior to vote. The Executive Committee may vote to reduce this standard to one reading by a majority vote of the Executive Committee. All amendments must be ratified by Campus Senate.
Campus Senate Constitution Proposed Amendment:
Section 1: Purpose, Functions, and Powers
The functions and powers of the Student Council shall be:
Section 2: Membership
Section 3: Officers
Section 4: Executive Committee
Section 5: Elections
Section 6: Meetings
Section 7: Advisor
Section 8: Finances
Section 9: Amendments and Ratification