University of Missouri

48-40: An Act to Assign the MSA International Programming Committee Chair to a Permanent Seat on the Missouri International Student Council

WHEREAS, On November 28, 2007, MSA Senate passed Bill #47-41, An Act to Establish Articles of Cooperation with MISC, and
WHEREAS, 6.40 of the MSA bylaws now states:
6.40 MISSOURI INTERNATIONAL STUDENT COUNCIL (MISC)
A. INTER-GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATION
(1) EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE OFFICERS – To ensure communication between the Missouri Students Association (MSA) and the Missouri International Student Council (MISC), representatives of both organizations shall meet at least twice during both the fall and winter semesters to discuss position statements, policy decisions, inter-organizational workings, and the composition of internal and external committees, or any other business. In addition to these meetings, they may meet at any time deemed necessary. By-laws of each organization shall have specific language requiring their officers to attend these meetings.
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WHEREAS, The MSA International Programming Committee collaborates annually with MISC on the International Welcome Party and other events, and
WHEREAS, On December 7, 2008, the MISC General Assembly agreed to reserve a permanent seat for the IPC Chair.
THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED by the Missouri Student Association Senate that the MSA Bylaws are amended:
1.64 DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT ACTIVITIES
C. ACTIVITIES PROGRAMMING
(5) INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE – The International Programming Committee shall produce shows and activities that appeal to the international student population, and for the cultural enrichment of the student population as a whole. The IPC Chairperson shall have a seat on the Missouri International Student Council and attend any necessary meetings as per 6.40(A)(1).

Respectfully Submitted,

Jonathan Mays            Sampath Devaram        Alex Holley
MSA Senate Speaker        MISC President            Multicultural Issues Chair