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NEW YORK UNIVERSITY LEONARD N.

STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE STUDENT COUNCIL CONSTITUTION


Student Council acts as the official student governing body of Stern Undergraduate College, whose purpose is to foster NYU and Stern community, provide an open forum for all of its constituents, and promote leadership.

Table of Contents
OVERVIEW MISSION GUIDING PRINCIPLES GOALS AND PROGRAMS ELECTED OFFICIALS STRUCTURE OF STUDENT COUNCIL ELECTED OFFICIALS AND RESPONSIBILITIES EXECUTIVE BOARD REPRESENTATIVES DESCRIPTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ELIGIBILITY ELECTIONS GENERAL GENERAL ELECTION FALL ELECTION VACANCIES ELECTION COMMITTEE ELECTION RULES FINANCIAL ALLOCATION IMPEACHMENT INTERNAL REMOVAL EXTERNAL REMOVAL IMPEACHMENT TRIAL AMENDMENTS APPENDIX A ELECTION PACKET APPENDIX B COHORT PROGRAM APPENDIX C GOALS AND PROGRAMS PROGRAMS 3 3 3 3 3 4 5 5 11 14 15 15 16 16 17 17 18 18 18 18 19 19 20 21 21 21 21

OVERVIEW
Mission
Student Council acts as the official student governing body of Stern Undergraduate College, whose purpose is to foster the NYU and Stern community, provide an open forum for all of its constituents, and promote leadership.

Guiding Principles
All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in the Student Council of the Leonard N. School of Business Undergraduate College of New York University. All acts of the Student Council shall be consistent with and subordinate to the provisions of the charter, bylaws, and regulations of New York University. The Student Council shall have the power to create binding legislation congruous with this Constitution. Stern Undergraduate Student Council shall coordinate and administer the activities of its officers and committees in accordance with this Constitution. Student Council shall also maintain an unbiased and non-discriminatory position on all issues pertaining to race, gender, sexuality, political and religious affiliations, and age. Finally, Student Council shall not be affiliated with organizations that have such biased, partisan, or discriminatory views, and Student Council shall not provide funding for said organizations. The Stern Student Council elected officials, including the Executive Board, Class Representatives, and Cohort Directors, hereby addressed as Elected Officials, alongside the Office of Student Engagement and Stern Undergraduate Deans, will collaborate to uphold this Constitution. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Our programs seek to encourage NYU spirit and community Our goal is to foster Stern community We act as a liaison between Stern students and departments We work to exemplify and promote leadership Students interests and passions should always be a primary focus for events We strive to evaluate and improve our programming to anticipate and meet the needs of students

Goals and Programs


1. See Goals and Programs Appendix for more details. 2. Revisit and revise Goals and Programs appendix at the end of every academic year.

ELECTED OFFICIALS
a. Student Council Elected Officials are defined as persons elected or appointed to any of the positions listed in this section.

b. The Student Council Executives shall consist of: i. President ii. Vice President of Finance iii. Vice President of Operations iv. Vice President of Student Relations v. University Senator vi. Director of Social Programming vii. Director of Communication viii. Director of Publicity ix. Director of Analytics c. The Student Council Representatives shall consist of: Freshman Class President Class Vice President Class Treasurer Sophomore Class President Class Vice President Class Treasurer Junior Class President Class Vice President Class Treasurer Senior Class President Class Vice President Class Treasurer

d. The Student Council Officers shall consist of: i. Cohort Directors

STRUCTURE OF STUDENT COUNCIL


a. The University Senate, chaired by the University President and comprised of the Student Senators Council (SSC), the Faculty Senators Council (FSC), the Administrators Management Council (AMC) and Deans Council, is the highest decision making body at NYU. It upholds University-wide policies that are ratified by the Board of Trustees, and it addresses issues that affect the University as a whole. b. The Students Senator Council is the highest elected representative body of students within New York Universitys governance structure. The SSC holds 23 seats (16 School Senators & 7 At-Large Student Senators) on the University Senate and represents students interests on that body. The aim of the SSC is to constantly improve the student experience. The Council considers matters in which the interests, rights, or responsibilities of students are involved and takes special responsibility in bringing student concerns to the attention of the University Senate and appropriate University Administration. c. The University Committee on Student Life (UCSL) is the main standing committee of the SSC. The UCSL is open to all students and its members are comprised of all school presidents and senators. The committee creates recommendations for councils and works to improve the student experience through its various committees and reports directly to the SSC. d. Stern Student Council is the only assembly of students with the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Undergraduate College that has the right to represent students in this college, or authorize other persons to do so. The Student Councils purpose is to better the quality of

life and promote community at New York University for the students of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Undergraduate College. In the overall Student Council structure, the elected senator is responsible in representing Sterns interests in SSC meetings and, in collaboration with the elected President, in UCSL meetings. e. The Stern Cohort Programs provides Undergraduate students with a community of friends and a network of support once a Stern student arrives on campus. Every freshman class is divided into cohorts of 50-70 people and typically results in 10 or 11 different cohorts per year. Within each cohort is an elected Cohort Director who represents the Cohort both with event planning and any related advocacy needed to better the Stern student community. Please see Student Council Cohort Program document for further details. f. The Office of Student Engagement (OSE) is the umbrella office of advisors that helps support both Stern Inter Club Council and Stern Student Council in their efforts to serve the student body. The advisors for OSE serve as point persons in event planning, budgeting, and overall advocacy for the students to the Deans Office.

ELECTED OFFICIALS AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Executive Board
General a. Attend all: i. Weekly Executive Board Meetings ii. Weekly General Meetings iii. Other meetings mandated by position b. Represent Student Council and Stern to the school and all of New York University. c. A quorum shall consist of a simple majority of all Student Council Executives

d. Once designated, neither the day nor the time of a Student Council General Meeting shall be
changed, nor shall a Student Council meeting be cancelled except by either a vote of a majority of the student Council members present at a meeting of the Student Council or by the Student Council officers.

President a. Description: i. Ensure that the Student Council is constantly working to achieve its primary goal of recognizing and servicing the needs of the student body. ii. Implement all administrative legislation of the Student Council. iii. Improve the academic and social "quality of life" at Stern. iv. Represent and further the views of the student body at all levels of the University. b. Requirements: i. Must have held an Officer position previously on Student Council. c. Responsibilities: i. Represent Stern on the University Committee of Student Life (UCSL).

1. UCSL is the largest student group including the President and Senator from all the schools, as well as Senators-at-Large. This body discusses the quality of life at NYU and makes recommendations to the SSC. 2. Commitments: Meets monthly during the academic year on Thursdays from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A School Student Council President who is unable to attend UCSL meetings or commit the time required for participation on UCSL subcommittees is requested to designate an alternate, who will be expected to represent the School Student Council at all meetings of the UCSL and its subcommittees throughout the duration of the academic year. 3. Responsibilities: Report on the concerns and interests of their student constituents in those forums Report regularly on the activities of the Student Senators Council/University Committee on Student Life to their student constituents Keep abreast of the issues and activities being addressed by the SSC/UCSL by reviewing and responding to minutes and special reports. Serve on UCSL subcommittees. Generally, these subcommittees meet monthly depending on the workload. ii. Motivate, direct, and lead all members of the Student Council. iii. Call and chair all General Meetings and Executive Board Meetings of the Student Council. iv. Make all administrative decisions toward the orderly operation of the Student Council and may issue executive orders. v. Designate a chairperson pro tempore, who must be a Student Council member, to chair a Student Council meeting in the absence of the President. vi. Act as the main informational resource and contact person for the students. vii. Work with the other members to plan and develop Council goals and events. viii. Meet weekly with the Stern Student Councils Advisor and frequently with the Deans, and discuss issues raised by students. ix. Run twice a semester Student Council Officer meetings d. Sanctioned Powers: i. In the event that new procedures are needed, which are not specifically addressed in this Constitution, the President can issue an executive order. After its issuance and at the next meeting of the Student Council, the President must inform the other members of the Council. An executive order will remain in place until the term of the issuing President is over or the Council votes by a 2/3 margin to overrule or make permanent the executive order. Vice President of Finance a. Description: i. Ensures that all school accounts are kept timely and accurately, and also to ensure adequate funding will be provided for the years events.

b. Responsibilities: i. Plan financially for Stern Student Council. ii. Maintain all records and receipts for Stern Student Council iii. Oversee Class Treasurers: 1. Compile their submitted reimbursements. 2. Meet with the Student Council and Cohort advisors weekly for reimbursements. 3. Reimburse all expenses spent on behalf of Student Council. iv. Submit weekly budget updates to the Executive Board. v. Create a budget proposal and presentation, in collaboration with the President, to present to the Administration at the beginning of July, and the beginning of January. vi. Maintain a master calendar of all Student Council functions, to be shared with all the Student Council representatives, including Executive, Class, and Cohort. vii. Speak to New York University and Leonard N. Stern School of Business Undergraduate College administrators in respect to Stern Student Council accounts. viii. Determine the budget for the Junior and Senior class cohort events based on the metrics provided by the VP of Operations and Director of Analytics Vice President of Operations a. Description: i. Acts as the main liaison and oversees the daily operations of the Classes and Cohorts with Stern Student Council b. Responsibilities: i. Cohort Directors 1. Monitors event planning for all cohorts ii. Class Representatives 1. Ensure all members of the class representatives complete/stay on top of their tasks in a timely and efficient manner 2. Act as liaison between class representatives and administration to resolve any issues or concerns. 3. Attend bi-weekly Class and Cohort representative meetings c. Monitors event planning for all classes i. Chair the Election Committee for: 1. General Election 2. Fall Election 3. Any Special Elections needed ii. Submits monthly metrics reports to the Student Council Advisor iii. Work with Director of Analytics for Freshmen and Sophomore cohorts to determine whether their events are effective enough to receive a budget Junior and Senior year iv. Present analytics to VP of Finance to determine cohort budget for respective classs junior and senior years. Vice President of Student Relations a. Description:

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Informs the student body on updates and news regarding Stern Student Council Act as the moderator for Stern Student Council Tuesday general meetings Work with the Director of Analytics by collecting feedback through various venues Act as the Alternate Senator

b. Responsibilities: i. To act as the liaison between the student body and Student Council ii. Work with the Director of Analytics to follow-up on any student issue presented to the Student Council iii. Handle non-social Stern events including but not limited to Cohort Wars and Class Wars 1. Oversee any external party communication that helps facilitate these events (i.e. T-Shirt companies) iv. Oversee Student Council General Meetings by: 1. Setting yearlong meeting schedule 2. Creating agenda and PowerPoint 3. Setting a food purchasing schedule for Class Representatives 4. Creating a weekly survey on issues 5. Any logistics necessary for each meeting v. Create legislative bodies in the form of ad-hoc committees when necessary. vi. Follows the Senators responsibilities whenever he/she cannot attend vii. Follows the Presidents responsibilities whenever he/she cannot attend a Senate or committee meeting University Senator a. Description: i. The Senator will be the official representative of the Stern student body and Student Council to the University Senate, Student Senators Council, and University Committee on Student Life, and will participate in the respective functions of each. b. Responsibilities: i. To attend the three main University Councils: 1. University Senate Comprised of the Dean's Council, the Faculty Council, the Student Senators Council and members of the central administration. This body is chaired by President Sexton and discusses all matters of the University Meets on Thursdays (at least 6 times during the academic year) between 2:00 P.M. and 4:00 P.M. 2. Student Senators Council (SSC) Considers all matters involving student affairs and brings these matters to the attention of the Senate. This meeting is comprised of Student Senators from all divisions of the school. Meets on different Thursdays (monthly during the academic year) from 4:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M 3. University Committee on Student Life (UCSL) Discusses the quality of life at NYU and makes recommendations to the SSC.

Meets on the same Thursdays as the SSC from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. ii. University responsibilities: 1. The Senator will be responsible for informing and surveying the student body and Student Council on matters they or their respective constituencies determine pertinent and necessary for university governance. 2. The Senator will act as liaison between the Stern Student Council and student body and the Student Senators Council and will report back to the Stern General Assembly regarding the activity of the Student Senators Council 3. The Senator will assume all duties and positions assigned by the University Senate or the Student Senators Council. iii. Assume whatever duties or positions assigned by the University Senate. iv. Present issues at the Senate meetings if the Student Council so desires. v. Write weekly Senate Updates for the Stern community. Director of Social Programming a. Description i. Responsible for all school-wide social functions sponsored by the Leonard N. Stern School of Business Student Council. b. Responsibilities: i. To set social calendar for the entire year ii. Ensure events all run smoothly and work with Director of Analytics after each event to gather feedback and attendance data iii. Work with VP of Finance to make sure events all stay within budget iv. Has the power to assemble and head an events committee when necessary to help any Student Council initiatives v. Plan school-wide events including but not limited to: 1. Casino Night 2. Fall Harvest 3. Holiday Party 4. Speed Dating 5. All-University Games Tailgate 6. Spring Break Luau 7. Semiformal 8. Talent Show Director of Communication a. Description: i. Responsible for relaying information regarding all Student Council and relevant University events to the student body through electronic forms of communication. b. Responsibilities:

i. Maintain the Student Council website ii. Coordinate all electronic communication between students and Student Council iii. Send weekly emails to the student body regarding the time and topic of the General Assembly meeting iv. Send information regarding Student Council events to the student body v. Gather all questions/concerns submitted through email or the website to the Council related to Stern and/or the University in lieu of Town Halls, and submit regularly to the Director of Analytics vi. Oversee the internal Student Council Mentorship Program and coordinate all official communication between mentors and mentees vii. Record minutes at weekly Executive Board meetings viii. Has the power to assemble and head a technology committee when necessary to help any Student Council initiatives Director of Publicity a. Description i. Responsible for all promotional activities required by the Stern Student Council. b. Responsibilities i. Promote all school-wide events ii. Be creative in marketing all new Student Council ventures and events iii. Create flyers and posters to inform students of events, and send to the Director of Communications to relay the info via electronic communication iv. Submit flyers when necessary to the appropriate marketing venues (including but not limited to the lobby LCD screen) v. Assists the Director of Social Programming in all school-wide events mainly through but not limited to decorating all events vi. Manage all external marketing relations (i.e. brands contributing to Casino Night for visual exposures and verbal mentions at the event) vii. Oversee the creation of any visual materials for Student Council (i.e. All-University Games banners) viii. Has the power to assemble and head a marketing committee when necessary to help any Student Council initiatives Director of Analytics a. Description i. Responsible for collecting/analyzing data and feedback from Stern Student Council events, student body participation, and elected representative participation b. Requirements i. Must be detail oriented ii. Understanding of Excel c. Responsibilities i. Moderate Town Halls 1. Set the dates, room, topic, etc.

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2. Gather the concerns of the student body from the class representatives and compile the data into a comprehensive document with detailed notes and proposed solutions Track class representatives CD Bi-Weekly meetings attendance Analyze freshmen and sophomore CD event attendance data 1. Determine if the freshmen and sophomore CD event record merit junior and senior year cohort events 2. Work with VP of Ops to determine which cohorts will receive the most cohort event funding 3. Work with VP of Finance to determine how much each cohort will receive once they enter their junior year CD and Class Rep committee volunteering 1. Work with VP of each class to gather information on CD/Class Rep volunteers to help on at least 3 Student Council event committees per semester. The Director of Social Programming leads committees. General Meeting Attendance 1. Work with each classs VP to collect CD/Class Rep attendance information during each of Student Councils weekly general meetings Gather feedback from every Student Council event 1. Collect attendance 2. Create/send survey information 3. Analyze results/answers for further future improvement Store and organize all relevant and recorded Student Council documents and materials

Representatives Descriptions and Responsibilities


General a. Alternate ordering food for Stern Student Council General Meetings. b. Each Class Representative shall be responsible for representing the views of his/her respective class to the Student Council, aiding the class with any problems specific to that class, and developing events for respective classes. c. Organize and implement at least 2-3 events per semester. These events are paid for by the Class Representatives and then reimbursed at a later date. President a. Act as the face and voice for the class. b. Serve as liaison between the class and Stern Student Council and represent the needs of their class at Student Council meetings. c. Initiate programming for their class on a regular basis in collaboration with the VP of Operations, and follow the timeline and deadlines set forth by the Executive Board with regards to these events.

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d. Create all class-wide communications and provide the class with information that relates to their respective year. e. Oversee: i. Vice President ii. Treasurer iii. Cohort Directors f. Schedule weekly (or more, as necessary) Class Representative meetings, and create the agenda for said meetings.

g. Attend: i. Weekly Executive Board meetings ii. Weekly Student Council general meetings iii. Bi-weekly meetings with Class Cohort Directors iv. Weekly or more Class Representative meetings v. All Class and Student Council events h. Assist in Student Council events and committees. i. j. Attend NYU-wide Class Board meetings for their respective years. Oversee the concerns expressed by constituents in their respective classes at Town Halls and venues in lieu of Town Halls (i.e. emails sent to a Class Representative, Facebook messages, etc) and compile the data to submit to the Director of Analytics on a regular basis.

Vice President a. Act as main liaison contact for class cohort directors i. Oversee daily operations of class cohorts ii. Approve cohort events that fulfill the general criteria for events with the VP of Operations iii. Follow up to guarantee: 1. Monthly events 2. Regular emails to the Cohorts iv. Manage all cohort emails 1. CCed on all cohort emails b. Schedule bi-weekly Cohort Director meetings: i. Reserve the room ii. Create and print the agenda c. Update Class and Cohorts with relevant information on a weekly basis. d. Maintain regular communication with the VP of Operations regarding Cohort and Cohort Director activities within their class. e. Attend:

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Weekly Student Council general meetings Bi-weekly meetings with Class Cohort Directors Weekly or more Class Representative meetings All Class and Student Council events

Assist in Student Council events and committees.

g. Assist the Class President in compiling the concerns expressed by constituents in their respective classes at Town Halls and venues in lieu of Town Halls (i.e. emails sent to a Class Representative, Facebook messages, etc), and shall take attendance of their Class Cohort Directors at the Town Halls. Treasurer a. Compile and reimburse all expenses spent on behalf of your respective class and cohorts. b. Submit a regular budget update to the VP of Finance. c. Maintain a master calendar of all Class and cohort functions in collaboration with the VP of Finance. d. Compile and maintain database of event feedback forms, also to be submitted to the Director of Analytics upon request. e. Attend: i. Weekly VP of Finance meetings to collect class and cohort reimbursements ii. Weekly Student Council general meetings iii. Bi-weekly meetings with Class Cohort Directors iv. Weekly or more Class Representative meetings v. All Class and Student Council events f. Assist in Student Council events and committees.

g. Assist the Class President and Vice President compile the concerns expressed by constituents in their respective classes at Town Halls and venues in lieu of Town Halls (i.e. emails sent to a Class Representative, Facebook messages, etc) Cohort Director a. Serve as the voice of the Cohort, promoting and encouraging their unity and spirit. b. Engage the cohort to continue their participation in Student Council hosted events. c. Determine what events will be in their specific interest. d. Work with the Vice President to plan events with regards to the timeline and deadlines set by the Executive Board.

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e. Be on the planning committee for the required number of events committees, set by the Executive Board at the beginning of the year. f. Attend: i. Bi-monthly Class Cohort Leadership Council meetings ii. Twice a semester Student Council Officer meetings iii. All planned Cohort events for their cohort iv. All Student Council General meetings v. All Class Events and Town Halls, and the required number of Student Council events

g. Promote class and Student Council events to the cohorts. i. Via efforts on Facebook/Twitter/Email etc. h. Organize and implement Cohort events each semester, which are paid for by the Cohort Director and then reimbursed at a later date. i. If the CD is a junior or senior, he/she will be required to work with VP of Operations and VP of Finance to figure out an allotted budget for the year per cohort i. The allowance will be based on the cohorts performance in cohort events during their freshmen and sophomore years.

ELIGIBILITY
a. All members of the Student Council shall be matriculated at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business Undergraduate College of New York University for the whole academic year during their terms of office. b. No member of the Student Council shall be on academic probation. c. No member of the Student Council shall hold more than one Student Council seat at one time. d. No member of the Student Council shall, at the time of his election, have any knowledge of any obstruction prohibiting his completion of his term of office. e. No student who has been removed from a Cohort Director, Class Representative, or Executive Board position may run for a Class Representative or Executive Board position in the coming election. f. For Class Representatives and Cohort Programming Directors, the number of credit points completed shall determine class standing. The minimum number of credit points to be completed by a student in order to acquire a particular class standing shall be as follows: Class Freshman Credits 0 14

Sophomore Junior Senior

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g. Once a student's particular class standing is acquired, that student's previous class standing shall be lost. h. Students who plan on studying abroad during their elected year must have a running mate. Failure to do so will result in ineligibility for re-election to any student council position for the following academic year.

ELECTIONS
General
a. The Election Committee shall consist of Seniors on the Executive Board. The person occupying the post of the VP of Operations will serve as the Election Director for the Spring General Election and the Fall Freshman Election. b. All Stern students may vote. All Student Council members shall be elected by the entire student body of the college, except for Class Representatives, who are elected by their respective classes, and except for Cohort Directors, who are elected by their respective cohorts.. c. The Student Council Election Committee and the Executive Board have exclusive control of Student Council Elections. d. All Student Council elections shall be held on regular school days. e. The Student Council seats elected shall be the seats of: President Vice President of Finance Vice President of Operations Vice President of Student Relations University Senator Director of Social Programming Director of Communication Director of Publicity Director of Analytics Senior Class President Senior Class Vice President Senior Class Treasurer Junior Class President Junior Class Vice President Junior Class Treasurer Sophomore Class President Sophomore Class Vice President

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Sophomore Class Treasurer Freshmen Class President Freshmen Class Vice President Freshmen Class Treasurer

General Election
a. The General Election shall be held during the month of April. b. The seats elected in the General Election shall serve from after the final General Meeting of the Spring Semester to the final General Meeting of the academic year. c. The following seats will be filled in the General Election: President Vice President of Finance Vice President of Operations Vice President of Student Relations University Senator Director of Social Programming Director of Communication Director of Publicity Director of Analytics Senior Class President Senior Class Vice President Senior Class Treasurer Junior Class President Junior Class Vice President Junior Class Treasurer Sophomore Class President Sophomore Class Vice President Sophomore Class Treasurer All Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Cohort Directors

Fall Election
a. The Fall Election shall be held during the beginning of the month of September. b. The seats elected through the Fall Election shall serve from noon on the first day of following the Fall Election until the final General Meeting of the academic year. c. The Fall Election will fill the following seats: i. Freshman Class President ii. Freshman Class Vice President iii. Freshman Class Treasurer iv. All Freshman Cohort Directors v. All other Student Council seats that are vacant as of the first day of October except for the seats provided for in Section Four of this article.

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Vacancies
a. The resignation of a Student Council member shall be required in writing. This letter of resignation must be submitted personally to the President, who will notify the Student Council at the next regular meeting, at which time the office becomes vacant. b. Student Council seats becoming vacant after the first day of October and before and including the fifteenth day of April shall be filled through a student body election to be known as a Special Election except as provided for in Section Four of this article. This Special Election shall be held within one month of the date in which the seat(s) to be filled shall become vacant. c. The terms of office of the Student Council members elected through a Special Election shall be from the first Monday following the Special Election to the final General Meeting of the academic year. d. Vacancies occurring after the fifteenth day of April shall not be filled except as provided below: i. The Vice President of Student Relations shall assume the office and duties of the President should the office become vacant before the end of the elected term. ii. However, two weeks after the Vice President has assumed office, the Student Council must have a vote of confidence. This vote of confidence shall be by ballot and shall be counted by the Vice President of Operations. iii. If it passes by a majority, the Acting President shall become the President. iv. If it fails to pass, the Acting President shall become the Vice-President once again and a new Acting President shall be appointed from amongst the membership by nominations. v. That Acting President shall again face a vote of confidence after two weeks in exactly the same terms as their predecessor. vi. Whatever the outcome of ballot votes of confidence may not be reconsidered or rescinded.

Election Committee
a. The Vice President of Operations shall be the chair of the Election Committee and the Election Director, except when the Council nominates an Alternate Election Director so that the Vice President of Operations may run in future Student Council elections. b. The election committee must consist of all current seniors on the Student Council Executive Board. c. The Election Committee exists for the purpose of running Student Council elections, and shall have complete charge of said elections, subject to 2/3 overrule by the Student Council. d. Membership on the Election Committee during the spring general election disqualifies a student from holding any future voting position on the Leonard N. Stern School of Business Student Council.

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Election Rules
a. All Student Council elections shall be held in a fair and equitable manner. b. All unchanged elections rules shall be binding during all Student Council elections. c. Election rules shall be made or changed only through a joint action of the Elections Committee and the Student Council. d. No election rule shall be made or changed within the two week period prior to the date of an election and the date of that election to which such election rule shall apply without the unanimous consent of the Elections committee members and the consent of a majority of the Student Council members. e. Students who have been removed from an Executive Board position, Class Representative position, or Cohort Director position will not be able to run. f. Further details on elections are detailed in the Election Packet.

FINANCIAL ALLOCATION
a. The Vice President of Finance or the President shall distribute the resources of the Student Council as prescribed by the Student Council. The Treasurer and the President shall be jointly responsible for the proper distribution of Student Council resources. b. No member of the Student Council shall receive compensation for his services as a Student Council member. All student Council members shall be fiduciaries of the student body of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business. c. The Student Council shall have the power to allocate and to specify the use of the Student Council's funds and resources as available.

IMPEACHMENT
Internal Removal
a. Other than an external removal described in (b) of this section, the Student Council Executive Board shall have the sole power of impeachment and conviction of one of its members. b. Student Council Elected Officials may be subject to impeachment and may be removed for conviction of: i. Abuse of power or office held. ii. Deliberate dereliction of duties assigned to that office in other articles and sections of this Constitution. iii. Deliberate misuse of Council money or facilities for personal gain; under jurisdiction of the Vice President of Finance. iv. Violation of New York University regulations

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c. Internal impeachment of a member of the Student Council shall be in the following manner and in no other manner: i. Motion to impeach is made at a Student Council Executive Board meeting. ii. Motion to impeach is seconded. iii. Motion to impeach is tabled for a minimum of one week. iv. Written notice of the motion to impeach is served a minimum of four days prior to the Student Council Executive Board Meeting in which motion is tabled. v. Motion to impeach is carried by a simple two-thirds majority vote of the Student Council Executive Board members for impeached Class Representatives and Executive Board members, and Student Council Executive Board members and Class Representatives for impeached Cohort Directors d. During the discussion of the motion to impeach, the Student Council Elected Official named in the motion to impeach shall be under no obligation to speak or contribute information that may be used against him/her. e. No impeachment proceeding shall be closed to the general student body except at the request of the Student. f. The Student Council Elected Official named in the motion to impeach shall have the right to speak during the impeachment proceedings.

g. All Student Council Executive Board members shall have an equal vote on any motion to impeach. All votes on motions to impeach shall be by secret ballot.

External Removal
a. The students of Leonard N. Stern School of Business Undergraduate College shall have the power of recalling a Council member for: i. Abuse of power or office held. ii. Deliberate misuse of Council money or facilities for personal gain. iii. Violation of New York University regulations. b. A petition of 300 students for an Executive Board position, 150 for Class Representatives, and 30 for Cohort Directors to recall must contain the name and office of the Council member to be recalled, specific charges against the member named from the above list and the signatures, printed names, and Net IDs of the majority of the voting Leonard N. Stern School of Business Undergraduate College Student Body. c. The petition must be handed to the Vice President of Operations who must verify the petition within fourteen days of its reception. d. No petition of recall may be submitted against a Student Council member until that member has held office for thirty days that the University is in session.

Impeachment Trial

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a. All impeached Student Council Elected Officials shall be brought to trial within one month of impeachment. b. A single majority vote of all Student Council Elected Officials shall be required to find an impeached Student Council Elected Official guilty. c. All Student Council Executive Board members shall have an equal vote on any motion to find an impeached Student Council Elected Official guilty. All votes on motions to find an impeached Student Council Elected Official guilty shall be by secret ballot. d. No Student Council Elected Official shall be removed from office until he/she has been impeached and found guilty of a gross and willful infraction of this Constitution or other regulations rightfully imposed upon him. e. The punishment is to be rendered by the Student Council upon an impeached Student Council Elected Official who has been found guilty shall be the removal of the guilty Elected Official from office. The Student Council shall have the power and the option to bar that removed Elected Official from future office through a simple majority vote of all Student Council Executive Board members.

AMENDMENTS
a. Amendments shall be made to this Constitution in the following manner and in no other manner: i. Motion to amend the Constitution is made at a Student Council meeting. ii. Motion to amend the Constitution is seconded. iii. Motion to amend the Constitution is tabled for a week. iv. Conspicuous notice of the motion to amend the Constitution is served upon the student body of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, a minimum of one week prior to the taking of the motion to amend the Constitution from the table. b. A two-thirds affirmative vote of all voting Student Council Elected Officials is taken on the motion to amend the Constitution. c. A two thirds affirmative ratification vote of the voting Student Council Elected Officials voting is taken in an election or referendum vote within one month of the carrying of them motion to amend the constitution by the Student Council. i. May request any person to leave the room if he/she is disruptive at any Student Council function. d. Amendments to any appendices in this Constitution shall be made in the following manner and no other manner: i. Motion to amend the appendix is made at an Executive Board meeting with Elected Officials present. ii. Motion to amend the appendix is seconded. iii. Motion to amend the appendix is tabled for a week.

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e. A two-thirds affirmative vote of all Student Council Elected Officials is taken on the motion to amend the appendix. f. A two thirds affirmative ratification vote of the voting Student Council Elected Officials voting is taken in an election or referendum vote within one month of the carrying of them motion to amend the appendix by the Elected Officials. i. May request any person to leave the room if he/she is disruptive at any Student Council function.

APPENDIX A Election Packet APPENDIX B Cohort Program APPENDIX C Goals and Programs
1. Create and design our programs that meet the needs and interests of Stern students and challenging the purpose of every event through evaluations and targeted attendance metrics. 2. Maintain, improve and evaluate the Cohort Program, all cohort and class level event structures, and general Student Council events 3. Host at least one co-sponsored events with ICC every year 4. Host at least one Student Council Alumni events every semester 5. Have semester meetings with Advising, Academic, and International Program Offices to coordinate programming. 6. Have fair and competitive elections for various positions on Executive Board, Class Representatives, and Cohort Directors. 7. Record Executive Board, Class Representative, and Cohort Director attendance, involvement, and provide consistent feedback regarding performance. 8. Executive Board Members: Only allowed 1 unexcused absence from an event 9. Class Representatives: Only allowed 2 unexcused absences from an event 10. Cohort Directors: Only allowed 2 unexcused absences from an event 11. Provide mentorship to younger leaders by planning two large Student Council bonding events every semester. Provide bonding events for Class and Cohort specific leaders. Then provide appreciation dinners for Class Representatives and Cohort Directors at the end of the year. 12. Work with the Undergraduate Affairs Council by attending meetings and active participation. 13. Be actively involved in the SSC/UCSL by attending meetings, developing Stern-based opinions by asking student body for feedback, and educating the student body on university level affairs through General Meetings and email updates. 14. Revisit above goals at the beginning and end of every year, and update based on status and conditions of each years success. 15. Consistently reach out to constituents for feedback regarding Student Council performance.

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1. Casino Night 2. Class Wars 3. Fall Harvest 4. Holiday Party 5. All University Events 6. Spring Break Luau 7. Stern Semi-Formal 8. Stern Talent Show 9. Multiple Cohort Wide Event 10. ICC Co-Sponsored a. Stern Art Gallery 11. Alumni Panel 12. Alumni Bonding 13. Major Panel 14. Study Abroad Panel 15. Student Council Bonding Event 16. Class representative and Cohort Director bonding 17. Class Representative and Cohort Director Appreciation

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