There are 7 pages of Word document proposal that CC will take up on Wednesday. In those, there is one big decision: on if the committee should talk about faculty behavior (something that has not been ideal for some people). The two forms proposed are 9-6-3 (non-voting), with a clear student majority but a large group of faculty, or 9- 2 (non-voting) -3 (non-voting), with only students, but with several advisory positions.

Excerpts in the link, though the bullet points might not reproduce well.

• If covering faculty behavior:
Students:
• 1 chair
• 8 others
Staff (advisory – not voting)
• VP diversity
• Deans’ office rep
• Chaplain
Faculty
• 6 appointed by steering committee (or if that doesn’t work dean of faculty)
• If not covering faculty behavior:
Students:
• 1 chair
• 8 others
Staff (advisory non-voting)
• VP diversity
• Deans’ office rep
• Chaplain
Faculty (advisory non-voting)
• 2 appointed by steering committee (or if that doesn’t work dean of faculty)

o Draft a comprehensive report
 Including details of the process
• Who the committee spoke with
• A report summarizing the structures we have and the way they are implemented (including precedents established by past decisions)
• A report summarizing the structures at the other institutions analyzed by the committee
 Meeting Minutes
 Analysis and statement of the problem (or proof that there is no problem)
 Details and justification for any structures or mechanisms proposed by the committee
 A open letter to the campus community summarizing the contents of the report and the committee’s proposals

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE WORK
o Publish minutes after every meeting
o Publish the agenda of the upcoming meeting with sufficient time for the community to give input through the anonymous opinions structure and other feedback mechanisms established by the committee
o Hold at least two open forums a semester (including winter study)
 The committee must hold one open forum between the completion of its written work and the formal submission of the work to CC and the administration
 After CC and the faculty (if appropriate) vet(s) the proposal, the committee (in conjunction with CC) must hold one open forum at least one week before the all campus vote
o Create mechanisms for input
 A mechanism for anonymous input
 Smaller public comment sessions (a time for smaller groups of students—not a large open forum—to meet with the committee members and ask questions)

o Final Approval Process
 The committee will submit the final version of the report and recommendations to CC and the Dean of the College no later than the second Wednesday of Winter Study 2009
 Once the final version has been submitted
• At least three days after the report has been distributed to the student body and one week before the voting opens, CC shall organize and host an all campus debate on the committee’s recommendations
o The committee must designate one of its student members or a student appointed by the committee to argue in favor of the proposal
o The CC appointments committee shall solicit and appoint a student to argue against the proposal
o The debate shall be moderated and the format shall be set by the CC co-Presidents
o The debate must occur before the final all campus forum
o The entire student body must be invited to both the final open forum and the debate
• CC shall organize a vote of the student body
o The vote shall not take place less than two weeks after the final version of the report is distributed to the student body and one week after the all campus open forum
o In order pass, the following conditions must be satisfied
 A simple majority of the student body must vote yes
 Of those voting, 2/3 must vote yes

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