The Undergraduate Student Senate discussed student election reform and launched an ethics investigation into a senator at Tuesday's meeting.
At the latest Undergraduate Senate meeting, senators discussed potential reform to the Music BA degree, textbook affordability and the potential impeachment.
The University recently participated in the Association of American Universities’ Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct, which stated that more than a third of female students at UNC were victims of sexual assault. Here is how UNC is taking action based on the results.
In addition to showing unanimous support for an Asian American center on campus, the Undergraduate Senate clashed over bills on the consent calendar and appointed a new ethics committee chair during Tuesday's meeting.
“I can't pinpoint why some other universities have gotten ahead of this issue more than UNC,” Hinson said. “But UNC has been actively resisting it.” Many Southern universities are trying to reckon with their histories of race and slavery. This year, UNC introduced the Commission on History, Race and Reckoning and several classes meant to educate on UNC's past of slavery and racial injustices. However, some UNC professors said the University does not hold up to other peer institutions' programs regarding the same topics.
Part of the controversy surrounding UNC's new Program for Public Discourse was the lack of transparency about funding. Now its major donor has been revealed.
UNC launched Reckoning: Race, Memory and Reimagining the Public University, an initiative involving classes that deal with the University's racial history. This initiative is spearheaded by the College of Arts and Sciences.
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The Undergraduate Student Senate held a full senate meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, where they discussed topics such as supporting a new Asian American Center on campus.