UGA Student Senate records

UGA Student Senate records

Descriptive Summary

Title: UGA Student Senate records
Creator: University of Georgia. Student Government Association
Inclusive Dates: 1968-1971
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 box and 1 oversized folder)
Collection Number: UA17-015
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Student Government Association (SGA) at the University of Georgia is the organized outlet for students that allows students to bring about change, protects the rights of every student, and improves the university.

In 1969, Price Corr, along with other students, was campaigning for a Student Senate seat and was eventually nominated to a seat as part of the Student Representative Assembly, which was one of the two parties involved in the political race, the second being the United Party platform. After the new senate president, Jim Panell, was elected in what seemed to be a rather close race between the parties, Price Corr was elected to serve as vice president for Student Senate for the 1969-1970 year. Later, Price Corr was also appointed in October by the senate president to be serve as chairman of a special committee to study athletic fees and ticket sales. The purpose of this comittee was to devise a new reserved seating plan for students at football games and to implement the sale of guest tickets for home games. Additionally, he was involved in a referedum that was held for a vote. This referendum proposed four consitutional changes - three of which would create new changes in the Student Judiciary and the fourth would create a new student cabinet position.

In 1970, when student elections rolled around, it was proposed at the Student Senate meeting that the Election Code needed to be revised. Price Corr was one of the students to suggest that the election code needed to contain infromation about when elections take place on campus. He proposed that the date needed to be moved from the third or fourth week in April to the third or fourth week of the spring quarter. Unfortunately, his proposal did not go through due to the lack of a quorum and it was defeated by a vote of 24 to 21. As a result, the election date was set for April 15. Another change that was up for vote was that of the student body constitution, which outlined new requirements for student government positions.

Following the student elections and the end of his term year as vice president, Price Corr was elected as president of the Senate on April 23, 1970 by a margin of two votes.

Scope and Content

The collection, donated by Price Corr, the president of Student Government Association in 1970, contains papers from UGA Dialogue seminars, Freshman Leadership Camps, Student Senate meeting minutes, by-laws, proposed amendments, the Student Body constitution, Student Government Association arm bands, correspondence, regulations and procedures of the Student Judiciary, memorandums, election codes, intructions for poll sitters, petition sheets, suggestions for imprvovement slips, United Party platfrom information, a proposal for a campus-based radio station, and campaign materials within the oversized folder. Additionally, it also has an organizations list from the Deparment of Student Activities, miscellaneous notes from University Union meetings, revisions and referedums for the Student Handbook, Certificate of Merit Conference papers, and Student Athletic Association fees and ticket papers.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

UGA Student Senate records, UA17-015, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collection include the Charlotte Ross Jones collection, UA0091, and the Carol V. Spring papers, UA16-003.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11UGA Freshman Leadership Camp papers, 1968
12The Art of Leadership manual , 1968
13UGA Dialogue Leadership Seminar papers , 1968
14UGA Dialogue Program papers , 1969
15UGA Freshmen Leadership Camp papers, 1969
16UGA Dialogue Task Group assignment papers , 1969
17UGA Dialogue Summary papers , 1969
18Student Senate meeting minutes , 1969-1971
19Student Senate proposed amendments , 1969
110By-laws, address list, and roll call papers , unknown
111Student Body Constitution papers , unknown
112Student Judiciary procecures, regulations, and correspondence papers , unknown
113Student Government Association (SGA) papers , unknown
114Suggestions for improvement slips , unknown
115Student Government Association (SGA) arm bands , unknown
116Red and Black payroll papers, 1969-1970
117Student Athletic Association fess and ticket papers , 1969
118UGA Dialogue Program papers , 1970
119UGA Dialogue Summary papers , 1970-1971
120Certificate of Mereit Conference papers , 1970
121Student Senate memorandums, 1970
122Student Representative Assembly (SRA) and other miscellaneous clippings , unknown
123Student Election poll sitter instructions and petition sheets , unknown
124Election code papers , 1970
125United Party Platform papers , 1970
126Student Handbook revisions and referendum papers , 1970
127Board of Student Communications and campus-based radio station proposal papers , unknown
128Miscellaneous meeting notes , unknown
129Miscellaneous University Union notes , unknown
130Department of Student Activities organizations list , unknown
1Student Senate, Student Representative Assembly, and United Party Election posters , unknown

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University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-1641