Executive Board

What Have Senators Been Up To This Week?

Week of September 7th
  • Austin, Martel Senator
    • Promoting the New Student Representative position and Student Association committee applications at Martel
    • Preliminary research and design for my future Senator project idea
    • Preparations for an upcoming meeting this friday with Dean Gorman and the other Senators. Asking around in an attempt to gather information on best questions to ask Dean Gorman to best represent a non-Student Association students perspective.
    • Preparing to start interviews and selection for the Student Association New Student Representative position
  • Dan, Jones Senator
    • Bumping New Student Representative applications at Jones to represent the best. college. at. Rice. JIBA
    • Working on a rewrite of the Jones College Constitution, including the role of Student Association Senator with a larger emphasis on college government
    • Contacting the Staff Advisory Council to discuss staff roles and expectations during the pandemic
    • Looking into the effects of the pandemic on Rice’s endowment and investment policies from the Rice Management Company
    • Curating the ideal gifs to represent Student Association Senate each week
  • Gargi, Brown Senator
    • Promoting New Student Representative and committee applications
  • Hunter, McMurtry Senator
  • Jared, Lovett Senator
    • Upcoming meeting with Critical Thinking In Sexuality and Title IX student/faculty leadership on Critical Thinking In Sexuality curriculum changes (extended discussion from last spring and summer)
    • Upcoming meeting with Dean Gorman’s Title IX Working Group, of which I serve in the Student Judicial Processing /STRIVE subcommittee
    • Upcoming first meeting of the Student Association Interpersonal Violence Policy Committee
    • I will be tuning into the Apple Event on Tuesday because I’m an Apple junkie
    • Phollow a Phil on the Rice Philharmonics Instagram/Phils auditions this week!
  • Jayaker, Will Rice Senator
    • Meeting with Will Rice President to discuss expectations and to prepare for New Student Representative interviews and selection process
    • Promoting New Student Representative and committee applications
  • Kirsty, Wiess Senator
    • Discussions with Wiess College President and Cabinet regarding reform of Wiess Senator expectations, ways to better facilitate the college-SA relationship, and college-based responsibilities of Wiess New Student Representatives
    • Working with the Pro-Black Life Task Force on Student Association response to Black Lives Matter and future efforts to ensure campus awareness on the issues around the movement
    • Currently creating a “Help Connect Me” spreadsheet for Wiessmen to connect passionate individuals with relevant projects in the Student Association
  • Leigh, Hanszen Senator
  • Lily, Baker Senator
  • Phoebe, Duncan Senator
  • Trisha, Sid Richardson Senator
    • Reaching out to Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication to continue collaborating on classes on Indian languages
      • Student-led classes
    • Reaching out to student health services on long-term flu vaccine accessibility
    • Meeting w/Chelsea + Madeleine of environmental committee to discuss audit project from last year
      • Also beginning work on waste management + sustainathon initiatives
    • Created + sent spreadsheet and Canva newsletter of open Student Association positions + applications to college
    • Collecting feedback from college on what to ask Dean Gorman at this Friday’s Senator dinner!
    • Helping write New Sid’s Constitution starting this week