Resolution requesting letter sent to an impartial third party requesting an evaluation of the recent student referendum

Resolved: that the Academic Senate of Sonoma State University draft a letter to an impartial third party requesting an evaluation of the recent student referendum on increasing student fees to fund a new Student Center and;

Resolved: that the Academic Senate of Sonoma State University requests specifically that the evaluation should look into allegations of improprieties involving use of resources and business activities of auxiliary organizations as well as improper governmental activities regarding violations of the spirit of the CSU Student Fee Policy and Executive Order 1054 and;

Resolved: that a work group consisting of members of the Senate and in consultation with Structure and Functions should be established to draft this letter;

Resolved: that the Academic Senate direct the Student Affairs Committee to collaborate with appropriate Student governance and administrative bodies in Fall 2011 to revise campus policies on student referenda.

Approved by the Senate 5/19/11