Northern Iowa Student Government

Constitutional Changes on the Ballot

By: Student on Tue, 02/23/2010 - 09:29

Here is a list of the NISG Constitutional changes listed on the NISG general election ballot:

Do you agree with the NISG Constitutional changes that were approved by Senate and signed by President Cezar updating the Constitution to include the Director of Diversity and Student Life as an Executive Officer? (SSB 2009-45)

Do you agree with the NISG Constitutional changes that were approved by Senate regarding the impeachment and removal of members of NISG? This change means that the NISG Supreme Court will no longer have appellate jurisdiction in matters of impeachment and removal? This power will be exercised by the NISG Senate. (SSB 2009-51)

Do you agree with the NISG Constitutional changes that were approved by Senate and signed by President Haselhuhn regarding the creation of Executive Orders? This change means that the NISG President will be able to use an executive order to create and appoint people to committees, dismiss NISG executive officers, and call special meetings of the NISG Senate. (SSB 2010-03)

Do you agree with the NISG Constitutional changes that were approved by Senate and signed by President Haselhuhn updating the NISG Constitution to refer to the NISG Election Rules instead of the NISG By-Laws for matters regarding elections? (SSB 2010-27)

Do you agree with the NISG Constitutional changes that were approved by Senate and signed by President Haselhuhn regarding the changing of the University At-Large Senate seats? This change means that NISG will elect one University At-Large senator for each 2,000 UNI students and will elect two of these senators in the fall. (SSB 2010-33)

Do you agree with NISG Constitutional changes that were approved by the Senate and signed by President Haselhuhn regarding the creation of a paid Executive Officer in charge of lobbying and external affairs with the state and local government? (SSB 2010-40)

See bills attached for more information.

Voting will last until 6 p.m. on Feb. 24. To vote, login to your MyUNIverse account and access your personalized ballot in the Current Announcements box. www.uni.edu/myuniverse.

Support of Director of Governmental Relations Position

By: Student on Tue, 02/23/2010 - 09:04

Recently the Northern Iowa Student Government Senate voted to add the position of Director of Governmental Relations to the Executive Branch of NISG. This staff member would be responsible for working with the state legislature so that UNI students have a voice in any budget cuts that would be made to the university. This will be added to the NISG guidelines, pending a majority vote of approval from the Student Body.

SSB 2010-40 is attached.

Tunnel of Oppression

By: Student on Mon, 02/22/2010 - 20:41

The Tunnel of Oppression will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 24. The event takes groups on a tour through a series of rooms where different kinds of injustice and other scenarios are acted out and/or depicted. The purpose of the Tunnel is to give people firsthand knowledge of some of the discrimination that occurs today. 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. in the Maucker Union Ballroom.

Senate Agenda Feb. 10

By: Student on Tue, 02/16/2010 - 14:15

Attached is the agenda for the 20th regular meeting of the NISG Senate.

Senate meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the University Room, unless noted.

Voting Feb. 23-24

By: Student on Tue, 02/16/2010 - 09:29

The Northern Iowa Student Government general election will begin on Feb. 23 at 6 a.m. and end Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. Voting will take place on MyUNIverse. To vote, login to your MyUNIverse account and access your personalized ballot in the Current Announcements box.