Administrative University Committees

Newspaper Advisory Board

To insure continuity of the GVSU student newspaper, The Lanthorn; to provide for adequate and capable staffing of the newspaper; to establish newspaper policies; to periodically review the newspaper for quality and ethics; as well as to defend the freedom of the press.

Student Representation: Four students (3 selected by Student Senate; 1 Lanthorn staff member elected by the Lanthorn Staff).

Current Representatives: To be filled in Fall 2014


Student Organization Review Board

The purpose of the Student Organization Review Board (SORB) is to:

  1. Review student organization registration requests and determine classification status.
  2. Review complaints regarding student organizations and conduct the Student Organization Misconduct Review Process.
  3. Coordinate and oversee the annual student organization recognition and awards process.

The Student Organization Review Board will meet on a monthly basis during the fall and winter semesters. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed. Attendance at meetings is required by board members. A quorum of four SORB members is required to conduct official business. SORB meetings are closed meetings unless approved by the chair in advance.

Student Representation: The Student Senate President or designated Vice President serves on SORB. The Director of Student Life chooses two additional students with advice from the Senate.


University Judiciary Committee

Please see Article III of the Student Code for the University Judiciary Committee's Statement of Purpose.

Student Representation: The Student Senate shall appoint twelve students, at least six of whom are residents within the Campus Housing system, to the pool from which members of any Judicial Board may be selected. In making the appointment, the Student Senate will consider students who have volunteered to serve or who have been nominated by other students. To be eligible, students must be currently enrolled and in good standing. Appointments will be made by the end of Winter Semester for the following academic year. If appointments are not made in a timely manner or if vacancies occur, students shall be appointed by the Dean of Students (or designee).