Student Affairs Council

Function

University Senate delegates its authority in the realm of student social-conduct rules and regulations to the Student Affairs Council, a semi-autonomous governing body, which also has legislative authority in the general realm of nonacademic student affairs.

The functions of the Student Affairs Council are to advise the Vice President for Student Affairs, to exercise delegated authority from University Senate in matters pertaining to student social and conduct regulations, and to exercise legislative authority in the general realm of nonacademic student affairs. 

All actions of the Student Affairs Council that have substantial academic content shall be reported to the Executive Committee of University Senate, which shall place them on the agenda of University Senate. All actions of Student Affairs Council shall be recorded in its minutes to be sent to the Executive Committee of University Senate, which shall be alert to the possibility that some items may be of sufficient University-wide importance to merit the attention of University Senate under its responsibility to provide recommendations on all matters related to Miami University. 

Actions of the Student Affairs Council which do not have substantial academic content are made directly to the President via the Vice President for Student Affairs and need not be acted upon by University Senate, although the President may desire to consult with this or other groups in deciding to approve, modify, or reject actions taken by the Student Affairs Council. Matters to be considered by the Student Affairs Council will originate from a number of sources, but it is expected that Associated Student Government will be an important source of suggestions for action by Student Affairs Council.

Composition

The voting members of the Student Affairs Council shall be composed of an equal number of students and faculty or administrative officers of the University –

  • ten (10) faculty members (none of whom shall be members of University Senate)
  • four (4) faculty members or administrative officers appointed by the Vice President for Student Affairs for one-year terms
  • fourteen (14) students
  • fourteen (14) student alternates
  • four (4) presidentially-appointed alternates
  • seven (7) faculty alternates

The student membership of Student Affairs Council shall be composed of:

  • two (2) at-large members elected by Student Senate
  • the President of Associated Student Government (ASG)
  • President of ASG
  • Secretary for On-Campus Affairs
  • Secretary for Off-Campus Affairs
  • Secretary for Diversity Affairs
  • President of the Interfraternity Council
  • President of the Panhellenic Association
  • President of the National Pan-Hellenic Association
  • President of the Organization of Commuting Students
  • Chief of Staff to the Executive Cabinet
  • Vice President of Student Organizations

Membership

Faculty

Vice Presidential

Student Members