Indiana University Archives Exhibits

Indiana University Student Senate records, 1938-1979

Dublin Core

Title

Indiana University Student Senate records, 1938-1979

Description

The Indiana University Student Senate was formed in 1948 due in large part to the influence of IU President Herman B Wells. The Student Senate was charged with upholding the ideals proclaimed in the Student Government Constitution. This Collection is predominantly comprised of administrative files such as meetings minutes, bills and resolutions, and subject files covering the period 1938 through 1979.

Source

IU Archives collection number: C206

Date

1938-1979

Items in the Indiana University Student Senate records, 1938-1979

Student Senate Resolution R-27
Student Senate resolution questioning the disciplinary measures taken by Dean of Students Robert Shaffer in the aftermath of the Dow Chemical protest. Taken from Indiana University Student Senate Records, 1938-1979, collection number C206. Go to the…

Student Senate Resolution R-34
Student Senate resolution further discussing the actions of Dean of Students Robert Shaffer in relation to the Dow demonstators.Taken from Indiana University Student Senate Records, 1938-1979, collection number C206. Go to the finding aid

Student Senate Bill B-29
Student Senate bill amending the Indiana University Student Bill of Rights to grant the right to an impartial hearing. Taken from Indiana University Student Senate Records, 1938-1979, collection number C206. Go to the finding aid

Student Senate Bill B-36
Student Senate bill proposing the creation of a committee to investigate the policies of the campus and and the training of IU police, in reaction to the Dow Chemical protest. Taken from Indiana University Student Senate Records, 1938-1979,…

Student Senate Bill B-2
Student Senate bill adding a member of the Afro-American Student Association to the IU Student Senate. Several notes have been written on the document, likely by a member of the Senate. Taken from Indiana University Student Senate Records, 1938-1979,…

Student Senate Resolution R-2
Student Senate resolution encouraging a change in how scholarships created out of Little 500 revenue are distributed. The resolution suggests that at least half of said scholarships should go to African-American students. This copy has been annotated…

Student Senate Resolution R-4
Student Senate resolution condemning racist policies and encouraging members of minority groups to attend open meetings of the Senate. This copy has been annotated by an unknown person, likely a member of the Senate. Taken from Indiana University…

Student Senate Resolution R-7
Student Senate resolution condemning the Higher Education Amendment of 1968, which allowed for a student's financial aid to be taken away if they were convicted of a crime involving the disruption of University business. Students saw that amendment…

Student Senate Resolution R-15
Student Senate resolution expressing support for a boycott of all classes as proposed by members of the student body. Taken from Indiana University Student Senate Records, 1938-1979, collection number C206. Go to the finding aid

Student Senate Bill B-17
Student Senate bill proposing to appropriate funds to hire an attorney with the aim of investigating legal action against the University related to fee hikes. Taken from Indiana University Student Senate Records, 1938-1979, collection number C206. …