Division of Student Affairs

University Spirits and Traditions Committee

PURPOSE:

To increase school pride through the development and implementation of programs and events.


FUNCTION:

  1. Educate new students and members of the campus community on BGSU spirit and traditions;
  2. Revisit past BGSU traditions;
  3. Review current spirit and tradition strategies and efforts;
  4. Research spirit and tradition efforts to identify potential enhancements.

MEMBERSHIP:

  1. Two (2) representatives from the Office of Dean of Students;
  2. One (1) representative from the Office of Campus Activities;
  3. Two (2) representatives from the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics;
  4. One (1) representative from the Office of Greek Affairs;
  5. Two (2)  representative from the Alumni Affairs, the Alumni Association, and/or the Alumni Board of Directors;
  6. Students appointed from a variety of student groups and organizations, including but not limited to Greek letter organizations, the American Marketing Association, Resident Student Association, University Activities Organization, Student-Athlete Advisory Board, Student Alumni Connection, and the BG News;
  7. One (1) representative from the Falcon Marching Band;
  8. Two (2)  representatives from the various spirit groups (cheerleaders, mascots, and SICSIC). Mascot and SICSIC representatives must be former members.

CHAIR:

The chair shall be appointed by the Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs.


OPERATING PROCEDURE:

All meetings shall be conducted within the framework of BGSU’s core values of respect and cooperation.


VOTING RIGHTS:

All members shall have equal voting rights.


REPORTING STRUCTURE:

The University Spirits and Traditions Committee reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs.