Montana State University Associated Students of MSU Senate SUB Ballroom Room 325 October 19th, 2017

Minutes called to order at 6:00pm by Senate Speaker, Theodore Grover. Minutes recorded by Madison Thompson

Roll Call: Abbot, Anderson(excused), Baird, Blossom, Driscoll, DuBeau, Eastes(excused), Heinrich, Juel, Jones, Krone, Killian, Kuehn(unexcused), Leckie(excused), Lei, Marsh(unexcused), Orr, Rehal, Swenson, Wheeler

Approval of the Minutes:

Minutes Approved

Public Comment:

No Public Comment

Admin Reports:

Clifton: Full OG authority for the full 500,000, design company to design walls is from Salt Lake City Utah. Dinner with Royce tonight second floor of Haynes Hall, first diner senate has ever been hosted by a university college. Met with Tom and Bonnie, slated to 9 bed spaces for students in the spring. Designated space for homeless students.

Brough: Thanks to all who participated in accreditation. Tomorrow is Kylars birthday. Everyyear Senators say that they don’t do enough pr. PR is everybody’s job, wanted to give you something that helps you makes an entrance. As you give these stickers out please talk about how you can help students Just had club conference meeting, went really well.

Johnson: Yesterday Killian and I went to a food safety training for the food pantry on campus.Will be having next judicial council meeting soon. Remind your constituents “Don’t cheat” Putforth our best work.

McFeely: Spring concert meeting on Monday, Warren was there. Appreciate our liaisons. Have a rough idea about what we want to do with that. October 27th. Have interviews scheduled 3 for Diversity and 4 for health and wellbeing.

Murray: BIG NEWS Over the summer we were invoiced for late night. Now has increased by 100,000. A lot of money to increase in the 7 weeks of school. Been having program director meeting, everything is going pretty well. All have been under budgeting; line items might be coming up soon.

Killian: Funding board met, make sure we are allocating money appropriately. Tuesday attended MSU Wild meeting, talked about Yellowstone gateway and the mining. Decided that they were not going to allow people to build this mine. Wednesday training with Justin on food safety. First Senator of the month awards for September goes to Alex Lei.

Senate Reports:

Rehal: Recognize Abbot. Leadership hosting event, free for Senate, Kent Davis is going to be there. Recently received a grant to teach.

Krone: PACE meeting, met with downtown Bozeman association, spring concert at bobcat fest, would be hard to do. 27th of April at the brickhouse, nothing finalized. Strike out hunger event, $5 or 5food cans. Pete Lea coming and performing at the union market

DuBeau: Can the Griz, leadership to step up and help us out. Sign-up sheet will be in the OSE until the 27th. Competition between Bozeman and Missoula to see who can rise more money and food for those hungry. 7 service sites, Service Saturday, from habitat to humanity to going up to hyalite. Breaksaway leadership positions, leaders will receive a 50% discount on your trip, during spring break.

Juel: Rec Sports and Fitness, closing the gym early the day of Cat/Griz game.

Baird: LGBTQ history month, diversity awareness office, speaker panel called the gay agenda, October 25th at 6:30pm.

New Business:

Grover: First Reading of 2017-B-21 Funding Board Appointments Bylaws Change Grover: First Reading of 2017-B-22 Finance Board Appointment Bylaws Change

Grover: First Reading of 2017-R-17 Resolution to Preserve the Economic Solvency of Higher Education

Senate Announcements:

Juel: Totaled 819$, Pi Kappa Alpha won.

Lei: Applications for the event put on by sustained dialogue open until the November 24th. Gets people with all different backgrounds and have them dialogue, over MLK weekend. I encourage all to apply for the retreat.

McFeely: If you want to apply, the URL, is, totally free. People that get accepted will need a 40$ deposit but get it back after
Heinrich: Cuban professor is speaking in room 168 at three on Wednesday October 25
th speaking on literacy. Also speaking at six on Monday the 23rd.

Blossom: Science policy advocacy network, will have a petition that people can sign, regarding the budget cuts to the university.

Move to adjourn by senator Rehal at 6:32pm