Monthly Archives: August 2018

Rensselaer Union

Jackson appoints Union director without E-Board vote

In an email to the Rensselaer community on August 13, President Shirley Ann Jackson announced the appointment of Charlie Potts to the position of director of the Union. His appointment was not approved by the Union Executive Board, even though the Union Constitution gives the Board the power to “approve the hiring and continuance of all administrative personnel of the Union.” Jackson’s appointment raises the question of how closely and productively Potts will be able to work with Student Government in his new role. Read more...

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GREEK LIFE

Strong suspends Greek recruitment until further notice

On June 8, President Shirley Ann Jackson emailed the Rensselaer community announcing the  appointment of a Greek Life Task Force, led by Interim Vice President for Student Life Le Norman Strong. According to Strong, its purpose is to assess issues within the system and “to work with the community to identify what is necessary to enact a long-term, sustainable, and comprehensive culture change to preserve the positive aspects of the Greek system.” Read more...

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