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Residential Council Minutes :: October 17, 2000

Present: Chad Farrell, Joshua Gang, Samuel Gorstein, Sanders Kleinfeld, Jennifer Kramer, Alissa Levine, Ross Lipsky, Andrew Lom, Casey Marks, Leah Scherzer, and Avital Wenger

Absent: Justin Castillo, Laura Goodman, Robbie Joseph (excused), James Katz
(excused), and Doug Lincoln

1. Committee Reports
a. Lottery - met on Wednesday October 11, 20005 - have several issues to discuss (presented in new business)
b. Program House - Fall Review planned for Thursday November 2, 2000, 6pm - 11pm, North Wayland Lounge, times will be assigned to presidents and if they are not able to attend, their VP or social chair can be sent in their stead
c. Policy - first meeting Friday October 13th - drafted letter on
Campus Life Task Force Report based on past meetings of res council and the council's opinions.

2. New Business - Lottery:
a. Should we alter the order of the segments and make sophomore only second? This brings up the issue of social dorms and whether to keep them into question
b.Smoke free dorms - should they be for the whole campus, for freshmen only, for part of freshmen dorms??
c. decided by unanimous vote to not elimiate the week after spring break from the housing lottery so as to keep the lottery span as brief as possible.
d. decided by unanimous vote to extend the gender distribution decision (of not having rooms slated by gender) indefinitely.

3. Next week - discuss policy letter, co-ed suites, and other lottery issues.

4. Next meeting - Tuesday October 24, 2000 12 noon in South Wayland Lounge.

Meeting adjourned at 12:50pm.

Submitted by Alissa Levine, Residential Council Secretary 2000-2001