"Student body elections today"
“"Student body elections today".” Digital Gallery. BGSU University Libraries, 18 June 2020, digitalgallery.bgsu.edu/collections/item/17455. Accessed 15 May 2021.
|Title||"Student body elections today"|
|Subject||Bowling Green State University -- Students -- Political activity|
|College student government|
|Description||An article in the BG News listing candidates and referendums to be voted on during student body elections.|
|Source||BG News; Center for Archival Collections; University Libraries; Bowling Green State University|
|Publisher||Bowling Green State University|
|Spatial Coverage||Bowling Green (Ohio)|
Student body elections today
Student body elections will take place today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Polls are located on the first floor of University Hall.
Student body candidates include:
President: Roger Coate, Vernon Jolley, Peter Nestor and Richard Schager;
Vice president of rules and regulations: Charles Cohn, Terry Fowler, Bruce Mabee and Tony Marano;
Vice president of academic affairs: Bill Fell, Jeff Sherman and Ann Yanosky;
Vice president of cultural affairs: Russ Haber, Lynn Robinson. Jim Szoka and Maryann Tarpy;
Representatives-at-large (eight to be elected): George Amer, Harry Ausderan, Mark DiBlasio, Chris Evans, Elaine Fortney, Evelyn Foster, Andy Getsigner, "Rabbi” M. Goldenberg, Tim Jackson, Joe "Tonto" Jerome, Barb Klein, Allan Mononen, Bill Murray, Lynn Obee, Wally Scheerer and Jim Vanderberg.
UAO director-at-large; Fran Capuzello, Amy Ondreyicka and Tim Strawn.
The ballot includes the referendum on the future status of student Council. The referendum offers four alternatives to the present government.
(Editor’s note: Much of the controversy about the possible abolition of Student Council centers around its legislative power: Do the bills it passes have any effect on the University? Following is a comprehensive list of all bills considered by Student Council this year, and the results of those bills.)
1. Resolution concerning mandatory office hours: passed, but never fulfilled by Council members.
2. Resolution concerning a referendum on the Student Council bill of rights: passed, but no referendum was held. A petition was to be drawn up instead. This was never done.
3. Resolution concerning demonstrations at the 1969 ROTC review: passed. An area was set up for a demonstration.
4. Resolution concerning, suspensions of two students because of pending judicial trials: passed, but students remained under suspension.
5. Resolution concerning state legislative action on seating students on Boards of Trustees passed, but Bob Michalski, then president of Student Council never wrote the letter called for.
6. Resolution concerning campus elections: passed. Commission established decided present system was best.
7. Resolution concerning the status of the Student Body President (Bob Michalski): passed, but no action taken by either Michalski or Student Court.
8. Resolution moving full elections back a week: passed and carried out.
9. Resolution concerning office hours for council members: passed, but no action taken because there was no enforcement clause.
10. Resolution concerning entertainment on inner campus: passed. Became first Student Council bill ever signed into University policy by the president.
11. Resolution concerning the establishment of a select committee on communications: passed, but committee never met.
12. Resolution concerning the support of the Vietnam Moratorium Committee: passed and acted upon.
13. Resolution concerning over-crowded residence halls: passed. Investigation made, but no further action taken.
14. Resolution concerning participation of student and traffic court justices in campus elections: passed, but later repealed.
15. Resolution concerning a referendum on Student Council abolishment: defeated.
16. Resolution concerning the improvement of student government: passed. Made every other Council meeting a committee of the whole. Little cooperation ensued from Council members.
17. Resolution concerning the telephone system: passed, but telephone company officials refused to attend an open hearing.
18. Resolution concerning Student Council and the establishment of a community council: defeated.
19. Resolution concerning establishing a committee to study the feasibility of incorporating the student body: passed, and investigated, but no further legislation was brought before council.
20. Resolution concerning the rights of members of the University community: defeated.
21. Resolution concerning the University grant of powers: passed. Office space provided for a committee, but no action ever resulted.
22. Amendment concerning the power of the judicial system passed, but Dr. Jerome refused to sign it. Would have prevented any student justices from ruling on cases involving rules not made by students.
23. Resolution appointing two students as members of Board of Trustees: passed, but board refused membership. Allowed only for a student voice in deciding agenda items.
24. Resolution concerning birth control pills: passed, but Health Center refused to dispense the pill.
25. Resolution concerning distribution of a student government informational leaflet, defeated.
26. The bill seems to have been lost.
27. Resolution concerning Student Council meetings: passed and acted upon. Provided for the same thing as bill no. 16.
28. Resolution concerning the extension of spring break: passed, rejected by Faculty Senate but approved by the President.
29. Resolution establishing a Student Council newspaper: defeated.
30. Resolution concerning a committee to establish regulations to be enforced by Student Court and Traffic Court: passed, but died in committee.
31. Resolution concerning the investigation of the ROTC program: passed; reports filed.
32. Resolution concerning an environmental teach-in: passed and acted upon.
33. Resolution concerning communication with University committees and councils: passed, but no action taken.
34. Resolution concerning the academic calendar for 1976-71: passed and approved by Academic Council.
35. Resolution concerning the role of athletes passed and taken to the vice president of student affairs. Nothing has been heard since.
36. Resolution concerning recommendations for an environmental teach-in passed and acted upon.
37. Resolution concerning the support of the ROTC program defeated.
38. Resolution concerning an investigation of the student body budget: withdrawn after a budget report was submitted.
39. Resolution for research of student teachers' fees: passed, but no action taken.
40. Resolution adding two faculty members to Student Council: no vote taken.
41. Resolution concerning Student Council information guide: passed, but no action taken.
42. Resolution concerning Student Council excuses: passed and enforced.
43. Resolution concerning an open forum on the faculty controversy: passed and acted upon.
44. Resolution concerning the academic nature of ROTC: passed. University action still pending.
45. Resolution concerning an academic affairs research team: passed, but no action taken.
46. Resolution concerning the advising of academic departments in regard to faculty members: passed. Faculty Senate approved, so students may now organize for a voice in all academic departments.
47. Resolution concerning the renegotiation of the ROTC contract: indefinitely postponed (killed).
48. Resolution concerning position on campus newspapers: passed and position established.
49. Resolution concerning a maintenance service investigatory committee: no vote taken
51. Resolution concerning Student Council communication: defeated.
52. Resolution concerning a festival of life: passed and acted upon.
53. Resolution concerning a Student Affairs Council: passed, appointments not made to new council as yet.