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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The University of Massachusetts Undergraduate Student Senate passed a resolution extending their support and gratitutde to the ten student leaders currently negotiating with the administration.



Here's the exact language:



Whereas on November 15th and 16th 2007, the students of the University of Massachusetts went on a general student strike, and;



Whereas as a result of the strike the General Student Assembly was formed; and,



Whereas, the General Assembly elected ten students, known as the Negotiating team; and,



Whereas the administration of the University felt compelled to meet with the ten negotiators; and,



Whereas the Student and Academic Affairs committee works to promote student rights through the support of actions that are for the greater good of the student body; and,



Wheras [sic] the administration has until February 29th, 2008 to submit a final proposal in response to the four demands that were issued by the students who participated in the strike; therefore,



Be It Resolved that the Undergraduate Studetn Senate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst extends their support and gratitude to the ten student leaders; and,



Be It Further Resolved the student negotiators will continue to put forth their greatest efforts to ensure that all four demands of the strike are met.



The motion passed without debate.
posted by Derrick Perkins, 11:50 PM

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