Addressing the Senate Friday, September 9,
Student Government Vice President Phil Amsler
expressed the need to select a new president protempore.
Following a nomination from Amsler,
the Senate unanimously voted to approve CIAS
Senator Vincent DiCairano, the only sitting
second-term senator, to the position. In the
case that either the president or vice president
is unable to finish their term, DiCairano, as
president pro-tempore, will step in.
GRADUATE SENATOR APPOINTED
In order to replace Graduate Senator Gabrielle
Hewson, who resigned for personal reasons
during the summer, another vote was called.
Amsler introduced Wyatt Strong, a materials
science graduate student who had been
interested in the position. After a unanimous
vote, with no opposing candidate, the senate
approved Strong’s appointment.
FALL SENATOR ELECTIONS ANNOUNCED
Director of Student Relations Sarah Thomas
addressed the Senate concerning fall elections.
During fall quarter, SG will hold elections for
two positions: freshman senator and College
of Health Sciences and Technology senator.
While the freshman senator position is open to
first year students, applicants for CHST senator
must have completed at least two quarters at
RIT. Thomas mentioned that, for any interested
parties, application packets will be available
in the SG office, in the Campus Center (CPC,
03). Completed packets will be due Friday,
September 23 by noon. She also mentioned
two meet-and-greets — occurring Thursday,
September 15 and Tuesday, September 20 —
where potential candidates can meet current
senators and learn about Student Government