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Residential Council Minutes :: December 12, 2006

Present: Adam Axler, Alexander Dean, Peter Donnelly, Mark Fuller, Justin Glavis-Bloom, Sri Kalyanaraman, Allison Kwong, Katie Lamm, Damian Maldonado, Micheal Morgenstern, James Reed, Evan Stone, Chris Sunu, Laura Supkoff

Absent: Thea Hinkle, Jimmy Kaplowitz

Guests: Tom Forsberg

  1. I. Delta Tau Appeal
    1. a. Confidence in rush
    2. b. Need lounge for rush to host our rush events
    3. c. We’re not necessarily a new house
    4. d. Could Rescouncil reconsider previous decision?
    5. e. Temporary Type B?
  2. II. Squatting Proposal
    1. a. The next year the room would go back into the lottery
    2. b. Motion to pass the squatting proposal: Passes: 11 Against: 1 Abstain: 1
  3. III. Super Deadline Day?
    1. a. Try to provide four weekends for recruitment purposes
    2. b. This spring break is really early
    3. c. Mar 6th (Tuesday)?
    4. d. Negotiation for program houses for what they needed
    5. e. Do the parts after spring break?
    6. f. Keeping it as early as before is a bad decision
    7. g. Rising sophomores don’t really have a basis for comparison
    8. h. What if you do it two weeks after spring break?
    9. i. Tuesday Mar 6th is Super Deadline Day****
    10. j. Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday --> Apr 10-12****
    11. k. 5PM Friday deadline****
  4. IV. Upgraded Housing
    1. a. Houses that have good numbership --> would they desire more room? Seems smaller houses would need more room
    2. b. How many previous semesters worth of membership are we analysing?
    3. c. Traditionally we haven’t taken into consideration members going abroad
    4. d. If we consider too much of the past, we’d be giving it to the same houses every year
    5. e. We’re going to evaluate the current year but take the previous year into account ? take previous achievements in different contexts into account
    6. f. Ask ResLife who they think should be getting Class C
    7. g. Ask houses to submit saying why they should get this ? can fact check with ResLife
    8. h. Conflict of interest? Program houses voting on program house issues
    9. i. Role of PH Council or Greek council in giving nominations?
    10. j. Two-three weeks before Super Deadline Day
    11. k. Do we have a ranking for housing?
    12. l. Can’t have 8-10 independent members
    13. m. Motion to pass upgraded housing proposal 7-2

End of Meeting

Submitted by Srividya Kalyanaraman, Residential Council Secretary 2006-2007