Search Committee begins application process

Rachel Brustein
Co-Features Editor

Samuel Kessler
News Editor

The Presidential Search Committee has begun its next stage in finding a new Goucher President. According to the

Joey Fink ‘15 speaks in a welcome video on the Search Committee’s website. (Photo: Screen grab from campaign video)

Joey Fink ‘15 speaks in a welcome video on the Search Committee’s website. (Photo: Screen grab from campaign video)

Committee’s Nov. 6 update, the Committee will now be focussing on reviewing applications of individuals recruited by the search firm Witt/Kieffer, to apply for the position. From then until mid-December, though, the process will be confidential.
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Student Assembly Update

Samuel Kessler
News Editor

In the past two sessions of the Goucher College Student Assembly, the group discussed the Sexual Misconduct Policy workgroup’s proposed changes to the policy and talked about changing the course add/drop deadline.
Two representatives from the sexual misconduct policy workgroup, joined by Roshelle Kades, the health and wellness coordinator, presented their proposed changes at the Nov. 17 meeting. The most notable changes are the revamping of the complaint process and the creation of new sentencing guidelines when students are found guilty of certain violations. The workgroup also added two sections to the policy: dating violence and stalking.
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Student Assembly Update

Samuel Kessler
News Editor

The Goucher College Student Assembly addressed a range of structural issues in their past two meetings. They initiated discussions on a number of student complaints and began to finalize the Assembly’s format moving forward. In addition, both an attendance policy and a  basic rules and procedures structure were approved at the Oct. 27 meeting.
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SGA Update

Samuel Kessler
News Editor

Goucher College Student Assembly met for the first time  on October 13, 2013.
“[Assembly will be a] very committee-oriented structure,” described President Hayim Wolf ’14, in the secretary’s notes. Structurally, Wolf noted that he will be responsible for the agenda of issues discussed in each meeting. Students will be required to submit requests to him by Wednesday or Thursday of the week preceding Assembly, and the Executive Board will approve the agenda he will create based on those requests. Wolf plans to publish the agenda both online and physically, possibly outside of Pearlstone Dining Hall.
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Impeachment process stalls as Senate becomes Student Assembly

Samuel Kessler
News Editor

In a sudden reversal, Todd Troester ’15 and his peers who requested the impeachment SGA President Hayim Wolf ’14 withdrew their letter of impeachment  and called

Todd Troester with SGA President Hayim Wolf presenting their new plan for SGA . (Photo: Christopher Riley)

Todd Troester with SGA President Hayim Wolf presenting their new plan for SGA . (Photo: Christopher Riley)

for support of Wolf at the Sunday, September 29 student government meeting.
Rumors that the impeachment process had stalled circulated campus most of the preceding week, but until the meeting of the reformed senate began, it was unclear what conditions led to the change. The confusion heightened when an email reminding the student body of senate announcing that “the meeting will look past the impeachment process.”
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