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resolutions

Resolutions for the 2016-2017 School Year will be posted here as they become available.

Note: to introduce a new resolution, follow the  resolution template  and email a draft of your resolution to gss@ohio.edu.
 
October 4, 2016 General Body Meeting
On October 4, 2016, the Graduate Student Senate passed Resolution 1617-14 adopting the " Ohio University Graduate Students and the General Fee: How Graduate Students Use and Value General Fee-Funded Programs " report and resolving to distribute this report to local media, university administration, and all other interested parties. See the  press release here.
 
September 6, 2016 General Body Meeting
On September 6, 2016, the Graduate Student Senate passed  Resolution 1617-06  denouncing the actions of Roger E. Ailes and calling for the immediate renaming of the Roger E. Ailes Newsroom at Ohio University.  Letters  were sent to President McDavis, Board of Trustees Chair David Wolfort, Scripps College of Communication Dean Scott Titsworth, and WOUB Director Tom Hodson informing them of the resolution. In addition,  press releases  were sent to The Post, The New Political, The Athens News, The Athens Messenger, and the Columbus Dispatch. 
 
Other resolutions considered at the September 6, 2016 meeting can be found in the  agenda  for the meeting.
 
September 21, 2016 General Body Meeting
On September 21, 2016, the Graduate Student Senate passed  Resolution 1617-12  approving an official opinion of graduate students on the search for OU's next president. Following approval of the resolution, a  statement  was sent to the Presidential Search Committee informing them of this action.
 
At the same meeting, GSS passed  Resolution 1617-10, calling for the Executive Vice President and Provost to form a task force to review and make recommendations about University Policy 37.010 on the Naming of University Buildings, and for the task force to include graduate and undergraduate students. A  statement  was sent to EVPP Pam Benoit following the meeting.
 
Other resolutions considered at the September 21, 2016 meeting can be found in the  agenda  for the meeting.
 
For earlier resolutions, please visit the Graduate Student Senate  archives  page.