Eastern Oregon University

University Council Student Affairs Committee

April 25, 2013



Present: Susan Whitelock, Anna Maria Dill, Stephen Jenkins, Angie Adams, Colleen Dunne-Cascio, Mary Fields, Doug Briney, Michelle Long


1. Approval of Minutes: a motion was made and seconded to approve the Minutes of the March 7, 2013 Student Affairs Committee meeting. Motion passed.

2. Updates

a. Student Alcohol and Drug Use Policy: the Student Alcohol and Drug Use Policy was passed by President’s Cabinet and has been implemented.

b. EPCC Constitutional Revision: University Council approved the proposed EPPC Constitutional Revision to be moved forward for University vote.

3. Action Items:

a. Time, Place and Manner Policy – A motion was made and seconded to approve the Time, Place and Manner policy with identified housekeeping revisions. Motion passed.

b. Animal Control Policy – the proposed policy was reviewed and discussed. A motion was made and seconded to table this policy until clarification and inclusion of Family Housing Act guidelines and vetting of disability services component of this policy. Motion passed.

c. Sexual Harassment Policy – the proposed policy revisions were reviewed and discussed. A motion was made and seconded to table this policy proposal until clarification of shared governance process could be reviewed. It was suggested that the document be put in google docs for committee members to review and edit.

d. Student Affairs Committee Chair – Baremore sent an email to the committee indicating that he was withdrawing from the committee due to his class load. Nominations for a chair took place. Cascio and Briney were nominated and a vote ensued. Briney is the new chair of the committee.

e. Room and Board Rates – Jenkins passed out the proposed room and board rates for the 2013-14 academic year. It was mentioned that a 5% increase was allowed which includes a 3% inflation increase cost from Aramark and 2% in utility costs (sewer and water)

4. Discussion items – none

5. For the Good of the Order – none

Meeting adjourned at 4:00 p