Faculty, staff and trustees have worked to develop an understanding of shared governance this past year, while students have remained absent from the process.
The Student Association Senate appointed its staff and committee chairs and assigned senators to committees for next year in their meeting Monday.
The Student Court struck down an SA bylaw that allowed the finance committee to sanction student organizations, ruling that power belongs to the treasurer.
The SA Senate unanimously passed a bill moving $12,000 to the CARES Fund, an emergency student assistance fund.
More than 20 students protested against GW Young America’s Foundation’s recent transphobic tweets at the SA Senate meeting Monday.
Incoming SA President Christian Zidouemba said he plans to cut the SA executive cabinet from 46 members down to 14 in his upcoming term.
Allocation requests for the fall outnumbered the SA’s budget by about $4 million, leaving nearly all requests only partially met.
Second-year students Nicole Karem and Garret May were sworn in as SBA president and executive vice president.
The Student Court will release its decision on Fitzgerald v. Xu before May 1.
The SA Senate approved the $1.3 million budget for next year’s undergraduate and graduate student organizations.