The Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) Board of Directors held its bimonthly meeting on Wednesday in the University Union, room 220.
- There will be a barbecue on the pool deck at the Recreation Center on May 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. while The Butter Slaps perform.
- The Board of Directors passed the motion to recommend that the university president approve the 2013-14 ASI budget as submitted with 22 in the affirmative and one abstention from mechanical engineering junior Melinda Phan. The budget breaks down with approximately 45 percent of the money going to the Orfalea Family and ASI Children’s Center, 19 percent to ASI administration, 16 percent to ASI programs, 14 percent to cash administration and 6 percent to student government. The budget is expected to have a $145 surplus.
- The Board of Directors unanimously accepted industrial technology junior Katie Brennan as University Union Advisory Board chair for next year.
- The Board of Directors unanimously ratified the ASI presidential election results. Biological sciences junior Derek Majewski said, “It was a historic election,” referring to the 40.3 percent of students who voted.
- The Board of Directors unanimously ratified the 2013-14 ASI Board of Directors election results.
- The Board of Directors unanimously passed Resolution #13-05, which allows individuals and organizations to “make tax-exempt grants to non-university owned not-for-profit student housing entities that provide collegiate student housing.”
- The Academic Senate is considering adding a new Master of Science in printed circulation. Associate professor and Academic Senate representative Jim LoCascio predicts it will pass.
- The University Store will be hosting a sale on Thursday and Friday. Hooded sweatshirts that normally sell for $50 will be $19.
Carly Rickards contributed to this report.