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Residential Council Minutes :: February 6, 2001

Present: Samuel Gorstein, James Katz, Sanders Kleinfeld, Jennifer Kraemer, Ross Lipsky, Andrew Lom, Casey Marks, and Avital Wenger

Absent: Leah Scherzer (excused)

1. Committee Reports

a. Lottery - On Wed. 2/7 at 7:00 PM, there will be a Q&A session about the lottery. Please watch and call in with questions if no one else is. There will be 2 info sessions next week about the lottery: 7:30 PM in Emery Wooley hall on Tues. 2/13, and 7:00 PM at Prof. Harris' house on Wed 2/14. Please come if you can.
b. Policy - Meeting about summer renovations on Thursday. Meet at Dean Forsberg's office at 1:50 PM. Please attend if you can.
c. Program House - Reassignment of Program House liaisons

2. New Business

a. Proposals for new program houses - Games House and Delta Tau have submitted applications and constitutions to be considered for program housing next year. Representatives will be coming on Tues 2/13 to speak about the houses
b. Coed Suites - further discussion on the issue of designating suite housing as coed, and why the New Dorm proposal was rejected last year. Discussion of the logistics of how vacancies incoed suites could equitably and properly be filled off the summer waitlist, with respect to gender ratios. Discussion of issues of cohabitation and lifestyle differences that could arise and cause problems with coed suites.
c. Card Access to Dorms - brief discussion of why students are only allowed card access to their own dorm complex (issues of security and dorm damage). Discussion of the possibility of modifying this policy so that students could have easier access to lounges, etc.

3. Next meeting - Tues, Feb. 13 in South Wayland Lounge

Meeting adjourned at 12:50pm.

Submitted by Sanders Kleinfeld, Residential Council Secretary 2001