Undergraduate BE Board:Minutes - 1/24/08 Minutes

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BE UG Board Meeting
January 24, 2008
4:00pm 56-402

Attendance: Sasha, Bernice, Dawn, Emilienne, Iny, Mike, Marta

  1. T-shirts
    • Must be put in vector form – ask creator (Mike) if he can do it
    • Style: Girly Fine Jersey and Unisex Fine Jersey (for men)
    • Order form QRST : ~$10 per person,+ $30 pattern fee (expect BE dept to pay extra costs)
    • Extras: Men – 1S, 4M, 4L, 1XL, Women – 2S, 5M, 3L, 0XL
  2. Mission Statement
    • Cool with Current Goals on the wiki (and perhaps tweak the word ‘disseminate’):
      • To represent the undergraduate's interests to the BE faculty
      • To create a community of students within the major
      • To organize social and academic events for BE undergrads
      • To identify and disseminate resources for choosing courses, finding UROPs, and learning about life (careers/grad school/med school) after MIT
  3. Elections
    • February 12th 2008 7:30pm 56-614
    • Mike send out email saying that:
      • anyone can run (we’re not elitist)
      • it’s a great way to learn what the board is all about
      • platform should include: name, year, why chose BE, why want position
    • No speeches, instead have candidates stand and say name and position running for
    • Food = subway + cake
    • Email professors to hype up in 20.109, 310, 330, 380 (who?)
    • Ballots:
      • alphabetical candidates
      • rank candidates 1 & 2 (in case of ties)
      • space at bottom for BE ideas/comments
    • For future board meetings, people that come regularly perhaps have:
      • board members at large?
      • committees?
      • semester long positions?
      • BE UG Curriculum positions (appoint one 10, 09, 08) [ahem Emilienne ahem]
  4. BE UG Curriculum Board
    • Linda Griffith wants 2-3 people so that at least 1 is at every meeting
      • 1 soph, 1 junior, 1 senior – BE UG Board appoint, email out ask if people interested
      • Fill spots with preferably board members rather than exec
      • Become “Member at Large” must attend BE Board meetings and BE Curric Meetings
      • Emilienne ask Linda when first meeting is, and for schedule of meetings thereafter
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