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Central BoardRoom 200 MVP Student Leadership Center, Ateneo de Manila University
An Act Lobbying for the Release of Syllabi to All Loyola Schools Students
Authored by David Louis Augustus B. De Jesus, 3 SOSS Central Board Representative
Be it enacted by the Central Board of the Sanggunian ng mga Mag-aaral ng mga Paaralang Loyola ng Pamantasang Ateneo de Manila assembled:
Whereas, this act shall also be known as, “Freedom of Syllabus Information Act of 2012,” Whereas, the Sanggunian ng mga Mag-aaral ng mga Paaralang Loyola ng Ateneo de Manila,heretofore referred to as “the Sanggunian,” is the sole autonomous student government of theLoyola Schools,
Whereas, the Sanggunian is mandated to “defend and advance the general welfare the Ateneostudent community,”
and “protect the academic rights and welfare of the students,”
Whereas, the Sanggunian Central Board has the ability to “recommend changes in existing University policies and structures for the good of the students,”
Whereas, the Sanggunian Central Board recognizes the student’s right to access to official and PublicDocuments, as stated in the Magna Carta of Undergraduate Student Rights, which states that“students shall have access to all official public information on matters directly affecting theirindividual and/or collective welfare,”
Whereas, the student body has “the right to initiate the formulation, modification and rejection of aschool policy affecting students by making proper representation to official bodies,”
” Whereas, a “Course Syllabus” shall be defined as a contract between an instructor of a particularcourse and a student, as defined and written by the professor at the beginning of a semester, Wherefore, be it resolved that the Sanggunian shall lobby to the administration of the LoyolaSchools that the students of the Loyola Schools, constituents of the Sanggunian, emanating from theaforementioned rights, shall be allowed to view the syllabi of the professors of the subjects offeredby the Loyola Schools for a time before online registration officially begins, Wherefore, be it resolved that the Sanggunian shall lobby to the administration of the LoyolaSchools for the release of course syllabi to the student body through a system convenient for the
2005 Constitution of the Undergraduate Students of the Ateneo de Manila University, Article 5 Section 2.
Ibid, Article 5, Section 6.
Ibid, Article 5, Section 6a.
Ibid, Article 7, Section 1d.
Magna Carta of Undergraduate Student Rights, Article 3, Section 1.
Magna Carta, Article 5, Section 4.